fossiliferous
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Saxophone, Piano, Dobro, Steel guitar, Upright bass.

ABOUT

Experienced and versatile drummer seeks an established band to join or do freelance work. I play most styles of music from rock, funk, jazz, new country, alt-country, Americana, swing, progressive rock, to blues. I've played in nearly every type of venue from small bars to auditoriums and have opened up for several national recording artists.

Screen name:
fossiliferous
Member since:
Nov 05 2007
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Yes, Miles Davis, Steve Khan, Porcupine Tree, James Brown, Wilco, King Crimson, Brand X, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Meshell Ndegeocello, Weather Report, The Police, Calexico, Zappa, Can, The Doobie Brothers, ZZ Top, Gong, The Guess Who, Japan, Little Feat, Soulive, Galactic, Larry Goldings, John Scofield, Martha and the Muffins, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Passport, Roxy Music, Talking Heads, UK, Led Zeppelin, XTC, Gomez, The Meters, Bonnie Raitt, Wayne Krantz, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Suzanne Vega, Pink Floyd, etc.

Various drummers including Keith Carlock, Tony Williams, Steve Jordan, Jeff Sipe, Gavin Harrison, Ringo, Steve Gadd, Zigaboo Modeliste, Omar Hakim, Stanton Moore, Clyde Stubblefield, Andy Newmark, Jabo Starks, Dave Weckl, Peter Erskine, Vinnie Colauita, Bill Bruford, etc.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Vintage Ludwig kit and various snares and cymbals depending on the gig or type of music.

Ludwig, Craviotto, Pearl, Yamaha, Spaun, Longo, Tama, Allegra, and Pork Pie snares.

Zildjian, Paiste, Sabian, UFIP, Bosphorus, Meinl, and Istanbul cymbals.

Shure, E/V, and Sennheiser microphones.