Gabriel Harmonica
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer.

ABOUT

gabriel.music (at) earth link (dot) net
Experienced, Seasoned Professional Player and Band Leader. Background in Bands (duos up to 9-piece bands), Recording, Touring, from Coffee Houses to Concerts & both Jazz and Blues Festivals Festivals. Genres in Order of Experience: Blues, Swing, Jazz, Bluegrass, Country, Folk, Funk, Soul + More.
A Technical player with experience as primary lead instrument in bands, both instrumentals and/or backing vocalists. Familiar with very large range of material, styles and artists backing female singers.

Screen name:
Gabriel Harmonica
Member since:
Oct 26 2014
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Many and Varied, in the genres above. In Blues, most all the Classic Chicago Stylists. In Jazz mostly the great Horn Players and anyone who swings! Bluegrass & Country-Traditional. A wide variety really.
Quite extensive (my last band ran 10 years) list of performing material with female vocalists, covering artists such as: Billie Holiday, Ella F. Anita O'Day, Diana Krall, Ella Mae Morse, Lavay Smith, Keeley Smith, Aretha, Chaka Khan, Sade, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, India Arie, Lauren Hill, Patsy Cline.

Instrument experience:

Harmonica:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

All Customized Instruments, both new and vintage, Chromatic & Diatonic Harmonicas. Custom Made Harmonica Specific Tube Amp, Microphone- Customized Vintage. Top-Flight Pro Gear.