edisonguitar
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Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Tenor, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Saxophone, Keyboard, Harmonica, Other, Vocalist - Alto, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

Currently seeking a band to join, or interested players for new band/ongoing project.
Alternative arrangements, obscure covers, writing originals, .. all dependent on the participants and their inclinations. No set agenda, a perfect storm is an elusive thing.

Turnkey permanent rehearsal and recording space that's clean, dry, and secure.
Not currently subscribing, so it's: edisongirard at gee mail or text me at 773-973-two three one eight.

Screen name:
edisonguitar
Member since:
Dec 14 2019
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Raised on classic and obscure 70s music, a deep appreciation for 60s pop, 40s and 50s R&B, Americana, early Gretsch sound, analog, low-fi, Stax soul, Muscle Shoals, all things psych, avant-garde, glam, retro cabaret, old prog, space rock, power pop, roots, shoegaze, dream pop, British invasion,
..mostly 60s to 90s, but it's the sound that's vital.

.. Beatles, Kinks, The Who, Roxy Music, Brian Eno, Bowie, Nick Drake, Tom Waits, Nilsson, Big Star, Rundgren, 10cc, Talking Heads, XTC, ELO, Cheap Trick, Ween, Phish, Zappa, Beefheart, The Residents, Bonzo Dog Band, The Tubes, Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, Velvet Underground, John Cale, Hawkwind, Yes, earlier Genesis, earlier Pink Floyd, earlier Chicago, Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev, Portishead, Neutral Milk Hotel, Bongwater, Kevin Ayers, The Residents, REM, My Bloody Valentine, Super Furry Animals, Yo La Tengo, The Magnetic Fields, New Pornographers, Oneida, Radiohead, Stereolab, Duke Spirit, Black Keys, White Stripes, Pixies, Beck, ..these are a few of my favorite things.

Guitar heroes: Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa, Robert Fripp, Steve Hackett, Peter Frampton, Dave Gilmour, Richard Thompson, Steve Tibbetts, Adrian Belew, Mike Campbell, George Harrison ..

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Advanced
Vocalist - Bass:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Drums:
Intermediate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Background Singer:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

-6-string electric: Fender Stratocasters, Gibson SG, several Gretsch, several Epiphone. Amplification: Marshall, Fender, Vox.
-6-string acoustic: Ovation Elite, EJ-160e (amplified)
-Electric bass: Hofner, Jack Casady, Fender Jazz. Amplification: Gallien-Krueger
-Drums: Ludwig classic maple, Sabian AAX cymbals, Shure mics
-Keyboard: Roland FA-08

MUSIC