Funky Will
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Make it Funky!
An accomplished musician playing guitar for over 20 years. Musically self trained and began performing locally at age 17 throughout Northern California. Performed with numerous local bands from Funk, Soul, Jazz, Gospel to Filipino music. Had a chance to sit in with George Duke and Stanley Clarke during a concert in Sacramento..That was incredibly awesome!

Screen name:
Funky Will
Member since:
Jan 29 2009
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

BAY AREA GUITARIST: Carlos Santana, Bruce Conte (TOP) Neal Schon & Tony Maiden (Rufus), OTHER GUITARIST: Prince, Jimmy Nolen, Al Mckay, Robben Ford, Gary Moore, Joe Bonamassa and the Late Michael Burks . MUSIC INFLUENCES: TOP, AWB, Funkadelic, Lakeside, Confunkshun, EW&F, Santana, Prince, James Brown, Maceo Parker, Sly & The Family Stones, Graham Central Station, Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

GUITARS: CS 62 Relic Fender Stratocaster, 95 PRS Custom 24, 80 Fender The Strat, 2013 Suhr Pro Series 3, 2014 Gibson ES-Les Paul, 81 Gibson Les Paul Custom, 2000 Fender American Strat, 2009 Fender Nashville Deluxe Telecaster, 1972 Fender Thinline Telecaster. AMPS: Fractal Audio FX II XL+, Mesa Boogie Mk I Reissue, Mesa Boogie Mark V 25, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, Twin Reverb, Atomic CLR, Matrix GT1000 Amp. EFFECT PEDALS: Fractal AX8, Maxon, Suhr, Xotic, Zendrive, Mutron, Ibanez TS808, MXR, Banshee Talk Box and Pedaltrain PT-1 pedalboard. KEYBOARDS: Yamaha Motif ES6, Yamaha DX100 (for the Talk Box) SPEAKERS: EVM 12L, Celestion G12 Gold, JBL D120F, Fillmore Mesa Series.

MUSIC

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Past Events

June Coleman New Year's Eve Party with the Clean Slate Band

Serrano Country Club - 5005 Serrano Pkwy, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Crocker Ball Holiday Party with the Clean Slate Band

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Luxe for Life Fundraiser with the Clean Slate Band

Private Event in Santa Cruz with the Clean Slate Band

CWDA Conference Monterey, CA with the Clean Slate Band

Private Event El Dorado Hills, CA with the Clean Slate Ban

Swabbies on the river, garden Hwy, sacramento

Harrah’s Reno Plaza with the Clean Slate Band

Amador County Fair with Clean Slate Band

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

California State Fair Promenade Stage

Cupertino Summer Concert at Jollyman Park with the Clean Slate Band

Swabbies with the Clean Slate Band - 5871 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95837 1pm to 5pm

Black Oak Casino, 19400 Tuolumne Rd N, Tuolumne, CA 95379

Sacramento Gateway Concert Series, 3648 N. Freeway Blvd 7pm to 9pm

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Pkwy, Placerville, CA 95667

Private Wedding, Healdsberg, CA

St. Philomene Crabfeed Fundraiser 2428 Bell St, Sacramento, CA 95825

Red Hawk Casino, 1 Red Hawk Pkwy, Placerville, CA 95667

St Francis High School Crabfeed Fundraiser, 5900 Elvas Ave, Sacramento, CA 95819

Cache Creek Casino with the Clean Slate Band 14455 CA-16, Brooks, CA 95606

Powerhouse Pub 614 Sutter St # D, Folsom, CA 95630

Alex Jazz Project Impulse Room, 1501 N Broadway #138, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Black Oak Casino 19400 Tuolumne Rd N, Tuolumne, CA 95379

Mizuho Xmas Party with the Clean Slate Band

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Crocker Art Ball Private Event with the Clean Slate Band

Luxe for Life with the Clean Slate Band

Private Event in El Dorado Hills, Serranto Club House with the Clean Slate Band

Alex Dedal Jazz Project at Impulse, Walnut Creek, CA

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

House of Blues Anaheim Parish Room with the Clean Slate Band

Sacramento Gateway Concert Series with the Clean Slate Band

Cache Creek Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Date Night Outdoor Concert in Cupertino, CA 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Mizuho Union City with the Clean Slate Band

Black Oak Casino with the Clean Slate Ban

All Start Comedy Jam
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 7:00pm

El Dorado Hills Summer Concert Series - EDH Community Service District Park

Stones Gambling Hall with the Clean Slate Band 6510 Antelope Rd, Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Vacaville Creekwalk with the Clean Slate Band 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Colusa County Fair with the Clean Slate Band

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Good Day Sacramento Media Promotion for Clean Slate Band

Contra Costa Fair with the Clean Slate Band

Cache Creek Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Charity Event with the Clean Slate Band

Black Oak Casino with the Clean Slate Band 9:30pm-12:30pm

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Oliver Party Private Event Santa Cruz, CA with the Clean Slate Band

Strikes Rocklin with the Midnight Players

60th Birthday Party 9014 Bruceville Road

Stone Gambling Hall with the Clean Slate Band

St Francis Crab Feed with the Clean Slate Band

Harlows with the Midnight Players

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band 9:30pm - 1:30am

Valley Hi CC - Downbeat 9pm -12:30 AM

Mikey's Xmas Party with the Midnight Players

Black Oak Casino with the Clean Slate Band 9:00pm-12:30am

Stones Gambling Hall with the Clean Slate Band

Holiday Inn Capital Plaza with the Midnight Players 7:00pm-10:00pm

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band 9:30pm - 1:30am

Beto's Wedding with the Midnight Players

Capital Athletic Club with the Midnight Players 7pm to 10pm

Strikes Rocklin with the Midnight Players

Mikeys Birthday Party at Harlows with the Midnight Players

Wedding at Hard Rock in Lake Tahoe with the Clean Slate Band

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Wedding Event in Graeagle, CA with the Clean Slate Band

Birthday Party in Woodland with the Midnight Players

Black Oak Casino with The Clean Slate Band

Family First Car Show

Quinceneda with the Midnight Players

Northstar Lake Tahoe - Downbeat 6pm - 10pm

Wendy Westerman Wedding Private Event

Mikey's Friend 50th Birthday Party with the Midnight Players

Swabbie's with the Clean Slate Band 12pm to 5pm

Hagan Park Summer Concert Series with Clean Slate

Holy Cross Festival with the Midnight Players

Amador County Fair with the Clean Slate Band

Stones Gambling Hall, Citrus Heights, CA

Sac High & Hiram Johnson Reunion with the Midnight Players

Cache Creek Casino with Clean Slate Band

Cache Creek Casino with Clean Slate Band, Brooks, CA

4th of July with the Midnight Players at SouthSide Park

Ace of Spades with the Midnight Players

Harrah's Reno with the Clean Slate Band

50th Birthday Party with the Midnight Players

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Sac Music Festival at the Freeway Gardens with the Midnight Players

Sac Music Festival at the Firehouse Lot with the Midnight Players

Strikes Elk Grove with the Midnight Players

Midnight Players Carnival Cruise

Strikes Rocklin with Clean Slate Band

Midnight Players Carnival Cruise

Midnight Players Carnival Cruise

Player Wedding with the Midnight Players

Los Rios Cosumnes Community College with the Midnight Player

Swabbies on the River with the Clean Slate Band 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Strikes Elk Grove Solsa and the Midnight Players

Roseville Opera House with the Midnight Players

Red Hawk Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Family First Annual Benefit with the Midnight Players at the California Automobile Museum 8pm-12:30am

Puerto Rico Benefit with the Midnight Players - Country Club 9pm - 12am

Strikes Rocklin with the Midnight Players

Harvey Davidson Party at Beermann's with the Midnight Players

Harlows with the Midnight Players

Beermann's Lincoln, CA with the Midnight Players

Cache Creek Casino with the Clean Slate Band 10pm to 1:45am

Black Oak Casino with the Clean Slate Band

St Francis HS Fundraiser for the Clean Slate Band

St Philomene Parish Fundraiser Crabfeed with the Clean Slate Band

NYE Valley Hi Country Club, Elk Grove

Private Xmas Event, Sacramento, CA

Mizuho OS! Oakland, CA

Luxe for Life, Sacramento, CA

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Wedding at the Events Center in Elk Grove, CA

Geyserville, CA

Black Oak Casino 9:00pm - 12:30pm Sonora, CA

Pins N Strikes Rocklin, CA 9pm-12:30am

Cloverdale, CA

Number One Broadway, Los Gatos, CA 9:30pm - 1:30am

Special Event

Sky Room at the Country Club Plaza with the Boombox Band 9:30pm to 11:00pm

Double Nickel at Strikes, Elk Grove 9:00pm - 12:30am

Powerhouse Pub Folsom, CA with the Boom Box Band, 10pm - 1am

August 5th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Foster City CA

Bella Bru 7pm-10pm

Tracy, CA

Black Oak Casino 9:00pm - 12:30pm Sonora, CA

Powerhouse Pub in Folsom 10:00pm

Harrah's Casino Outdoor Stage- June 18th, Sacramento CA 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Double Nickle Summer Concert 6:30pm - 9:30pm

San Jose, CA

Wedding at McKinley Park

Sacramento, CA

Private Event - March 26th, Geyserville CA

Roseville, CA Wedding

St. Francis High School Charity Event

St Philomenes Charity Event

Red Hawk Casino, Shingle Springs, CA 9:30pm - 1:30am

Double Nickle at Strikes Bowling in Elk Grove, CA
9:30pm to 12:30pm

Valley Hi Country Club

Thunder Valley Casino 9:30pm to 1:30am

Hip Entertainment Holiday Party

Mizuho OS! Oakland, CA

Red Hawk Casino, Shingle Springs, CA
9:30pm-1:30am

Black Oak Casino 9:00pm - 12:30pm

Luxe For Life Fund Raiser for Sacramento's Children's Home

Strikes in Rocklin 9:00pm

St. Francis High School 75th Event 5:00pm-8:00pm

Thunder Vallery Casino 9:30pm-1:30am

Red Hawk Casino 10pm to 2pm

Oak Park Music Festival

Jeremy's Wedding

Black Oak Casino 9:00pm - 12:30pm

Vacaville Creekwalk Aug 7th 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Elizabeth Currlin & James Lin
Hyatt Regency Incline Village
111 Country Club Dr
Incline Village

102 S Santa Cruz Ave # B, Los Gatos, CA 95030
(408) 354-4303
9pm

Private Bar Mitzvah, Watsonville, CA

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Private Event Healdsburg, CA

Private Wedding, Marina, CA

May 16th, 9:30 PM - 1:30AM, Lincoln CA

California Music Theater Gala, Memorial Auditorium

Thunder Valley Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

February 7th, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM,
Sacramento CA

St. Philomene's School Annual Fundraiser 6:00pm-11:00pm

Thunder Valley Casino 9:30pm - 1:30am

Private Event

Private New Years Eve Event Elk Grove, CA

Thunder Valley Casino 9:30pm-1:30am

Red Hawk Casino 9:30pm-1:30am

Private Event

Red Hawk Casino

Black Oak Casino with Clean Slate Band

Private Event with the Capital City Band, Rocklin, CA

Concert Clean Slate will perform from 7:00 PM -
7:45 PM, Solsa will follow and then headliner Color Me Badd will close out the show

Black Oak Casino - Willow Creek Lounge, July 4th & 5th - 9:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Sonora,
CA

Black Oak Casino - Willow Creek Lounge, July 4th & 5th - 9:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Sonora,
CA

Car Show - Private Party - June 28th - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, San Martin CA

Vacaville Creekwalk Concert - June 20th - 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM, Vacaville CA

Red Hawk Casino - June 13th & 14th - 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM, Shingle Springs CA

Red Hawk Casino - June 13th & 14th - 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM, Shingle Springs CA

Private Event, Oakland, CA

Pins & Strikes Coach's Bar & Grill Elk Grove, CA

Private Event , Brentwood CA

Thunder Valley Casino - May 10th, 9:30 PM - 1:30 AM, Lincoln CA

Private Wedding in Modesto, CA

April 4th & 5th, 9:30 - 1:30 AM, Shingle Springs CA

April 4th & 5th, 9:30 - 1:30 AM, Shingle Springs CA

Willow Creek Lounge, March 21st & 22nd - 9:00 PM - 12:30 PM,
Sonora, CA

Willow Creek Lounge, March 21st & 22nd - 9:00 PM - 12:30 PM,
Sonora, CA

St. Philomene Dinner /Auction
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM, 2320 El Camino Ave.,
Sacramento, California 95821

Opera House Saloon with Clean Slate Band
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM, 411 Lincoln St. Roseville, CA
95678

St. Francis Girls High School Fund raiser with Clean Slate Band
9:00 PM - 12:00 PM,
Sacramento, CA

Thunder Valley Casino with the Clean Slate Band
1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 408-7777 9pm to 1am

Kama'aina Dj's
Presentation Church Community Center
6715 Leesburg Place
Stockton, Ca. 95207
6pm - 11pm

Strikes Bowling Elk Grove with the Clean Slate Band
3443 Laguna Blvd #150, Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 226-2695
9pm - 12:30am

19400 Tuolumne Rd N, Tuolumne, CA 95379
(209) 928-9300

9:30pm to 12:30am

19400 Tuolumne Rd N, Tuolumne, CA 95379
(209) 928-9300

9:30pm to 12:30am

New Happy Garden Restaurant, Stockton Blvd - Private Birthday Party

Red Hawk Pkwy Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 677-7000

Red Hawk Pkwy Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 677-7000

Black Oak Casino, Tuolumne CA with Clean Slate Band

Black Oak Casino, Tuolumne CA with Clean Slate Band

Monterey Claim Chowder & Calamari Festival with Funk Tribute Band

Monterey Claim Chowder & Calamari Festival with Funk Tribute Band

Swabbie's by the River with Tower of Power Funk Tribute Band

Sammy's Rockin' Island Bar & Grill with Tower of Power Tribute Funk Band

Laughlin Nevada, Tropicana Hotel - Tower of Power Funk Tribute Band

Laughlin Nevada, Tropicana Hotel - Tower of Power Funk Tribute Band

New Year's Eve Party Stockton - Tower of Power Funk Tribute Band

Thunder Valley Casino - Tower of Power Funk Tribute Band

Black Oak Casino - Tower of Power Funk Tribute Band

Ettore's with the Groove Elements Band

Fugu Lounge in Oshima's Sushi with Groove Elements Funk Band

Ettore's with the Groove Elements Band

Charlie Ramos Luau B-Party at Marilyn's with Groove Elements

Fugu Lounge in Oshima's Sushi with Groove Elements Funk Band

Fugu Lounge in Oshima's Sushi 9pm - 1pm
With Groove Elements Funk Band

National Child Abuse Prevention Benefit Fundraiser with Groove Elements Band
Sunrise Sun Center, Sacramento, CA

Thunder Valley Casino with the Clean Slate Band

Crab Feed at St Vincent with Groove Elements

Ettore's with the Groove Elements Band

Elk Grove Street Fair with Groove Elements

Red Hawk Casino with Clean Slate Band

Harrah's Lake Tahoe on the Roof Top with the Clean Slate Band

Yuba County Fair with Clean Slate Band

Vacaville Creekwalk with Clean Slate Band
7pm - 10pm

Brookside 4th of July Celebration with Clean Slate Band
Stockton, CA

Private Wedding with the Clean Slate Band
San Jose, CA

102 S Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
(408) 354-4303
9pm - 12:30pm

Whiskey A Go Go with Hip Hop band the Ace of Spade

Oak Park Women's Community
Oak Park, Sacramento

Clean Slate Band

Yuba County Fair with Clean Slate BAnd

Harrah's Reno with the Clean Slate Band

Vacaville Creekwalk - July 4th, 6:30 PM - 9:30PM, Fireworks, Food, Dancing
and great family fun! - Vacaville CA

Brookside 4th of July Celebration - June 28th - More details to come!! Stockton
CA

Strikes Bowling Elk Grove with the Clean Slate Band
Elk Grove, CA

Strikes in Elk Grove with Clean Slate Band
Elk Grove, CA

Evening of Soul and Jazz
923 7th Street Sacramento

JB's Lounge - Red Lion Hotel - March 28th, 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM - $10 Cover
Charge - 1401 Arden Way Sacramento, CA 95815

Jackson Rancheria Casino with Clean Slate Band
Jackson, CA

Black Oak Casino - March 14, Willow Creek Lounge, 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM,
Sonora CA.

Cache Creek Casino with The Clean Slate Band

JB's Lounge - Red Lion Hotel - February 28th, 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM - $10 Cover
Charge - 1401 Arden Way Sacramento, CA 95815

JB's Lounge, Arden way, Sacramento

Crawdad's night club with Second Level Band

Crawdad's night club with Second Level Band
Garden Hwy, Sacramento

Ace's with The Second Level Band

Crawdad's night club with Second Level Band
Garden Hwy, Sacramento

Second Saturday with Dee & Movement

California State Fair - With Capital City Band featuring Costie Payne