Fred Howard
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Other, Vocalist - Alto.

ABOUT

I'm an experienced guitarist w/vocals/harmony that's looking for an established or reforming group. I'm also looking to work in a duo with another guitar/vocalist.
I enjoy playing in a blend of styles and genre (see influences) and strive to play/adapt to the feel of the music and format.
301-437-8251 (cell) - please leave me a text message, call or drop me a line here leaving your phone number and info. I'm in the Olney/northern Montgomery County area.

Screen name:
Fred Howard
Member since:
Jan 15 2010
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100

Influences

My tastes run very eclectic and have been shaped by a lifetime of performing and listening to of a wide variety of music.

If I had to compile a list of guitar or musical likes & influences it may include 1950's , 60's and 70’s rock/pop/ Motown / Stax, Muscle Shoals, Country , soul and Americana.....etc.
with influences (and in no particular order) like
Danny Gatton, Clapton, Glen Campbell, Vince Gill, Arlen Roth,Tommy Castro, the Funk Brothers, Motown, The Ventures, Chet Atkins, Steve Cropper, James Burton, Ricky Nelson, Les Paul, Roy Buchanan, John Prine, Roy Orbison, BB King, Delbert McClinton, Boz Scaggs, The Band, Daryl Hall & John Oats, Eva Cassidy, John Hiatt, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeshi, Joan Osbourne, Tom Waits ..... and all the unsung great local area players so deserving of wider attention.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

4 Telecasters, 2 Strats, and an acoustic-electric etc. Fender , Boss & Roland amps , Acoustic AG60 acoustic amp. Pedalboards, mics etc. as well.