FLORA500
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Clarinet.

ABOUT

Songwriter and singing multi-instrumentalist (guitar is my main instrument) with usually a few projects working at once.

Mostly influenced by American-esque popular music from the 20s to the 80s.

Looking for country/bluegrass/honkytonk instrumentalists and vocalists for my main project.

Looking for a female or male vocalist who plays guitar, banjo, dobro, or mandolin for a Carter-style country-folk trio project.

Looking to establish a regular bi-weekly session of structured improv on the Americana catalog. Any instrumentalist or vocalists are welcome.

The posted songs are from my current major project called, "The Madness of King Saul" which is a double-album structured loosely around Homer's Odyssey. The first three are transitional pieces; the fourth is the final track on the album. The album is currently being recorded and mixed solo in my studio in Long Island City.

Screen name:
FLORA500
Member since:
Feb 05 2022
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Dylan’s “Desire” and "Blonde on Blonde"
Neil Young's "Harvest"
Joni MItchell's "Blue"
Van Morrison's "Astral Weeks"
CSNY's, "Deja Vu"
Carole King's "Tapestry"
"Workingman's Dead" and "American Beauty"
"Sweetheart of the Rodeo"
"Pet Sounds"
"The White Album"
Anything with Emmylou Harris on it
Freakwater's "Springtime"
Yo La Tengo's "I Can Feel the Heart Beating as One"
The Nat Cole Trio's "Capitol Transcriptions"
The Carter Family
Anything out of Sun Studios or Motown
Everything by Jonathan Richman

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Harmonica:
Advanced
Drums:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Piano:
Moderate
Banjo:
Intermediate
Ukulele:
Intermediate
Mandolin:
Beginner
Dobro:
Beginner
Flute:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

24/7 studio set up for full band rehearsal.

MUSIC