SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Alto.

ABOUT

- more info at: www.gildonatellimusic.com and
Gil Donatelli Music of Facebook...
Berklee College of Music graduate - I read music but play with street feel and "pocket" chops.
"Bars to Black Tie" player...
Happy to audition and meet gigging players...
Sing lead passably and backup harmonies.
Have all the guitar sounds covered nylon, acoustic steel, electric w/FX etc...ukulele, some "ganjo"...and tenor banjo for doubling.
"Swiss army knife" player:
not a be-bop improviser, but can play SOCIETY "JAZZ", Commercial styles including classic and contemporary COUNTRY (except heavy metal) with authenticity and convincingly.
Great SUB when you're in a pinch.
Faithful cover player: (Am I really going to improve on the studio geniuses?)
- Low maintenance, no ego or drama - fun, dependable, chill guy to have on stage with you.
- My preference is to be a SUPPORT PLAYER backing talented people but I can lead as well!
- Contemporary Worship and Gospel musician,
- Pit musician/conductor for numerous Broadway musicals,
Recent shows include: (Shrek, Addams Family, Saturday Night Fever, Footloose - I've done over 25 musicals)
- Successful wedding and corporate band leader for 20+ years.
- Professional music educator for 30+ years: instrumental, choral and jazz. Conductor and producer. Live sound - tech savvy..
- Digital music library - female duos and dance band music.

Screen name:
gil525613
Member since:
Apr 13 2013
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

All guitar masters are an inspiration to me. Chet Atkins, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Beatles, Clapton, Hendrix, Page, Santana, Philly Soul, Allman Brothers, Eagles, Motown, SVR, Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, Lenny Breau, Tommy Emmanuel, Tuck Andress, Christopher Parkening, Luis Bonfa, Juao Gilberto, Dominic Miller, Sting, studio players, and most singer-songwriters etc.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Ukulele:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Mandolin:
Intermediate
Electronic Music:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Blade custom Strat, Tele, Duesenberg electric guitars.
Godin steel and nylon acoustics.
Ganjo
Boss, Fulltone, TC, Line 6, Eventide, Analog Man, Way Huge, Xotic, MXR, Carl Martin, Radial, Creative Audio, Maxon, Wampler effects and the Roland Guitar synth.

MUSIC