greg470898
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Bass Guitar, Drums, Violin, Other, Banjo, Accordion, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

I play bass, guitar, octave mandolin, tenor banjo, a bit of tin whistle, and mess around with a few other instruments. Mostly things with string I can pluck.

I enjoy playing most any style of music: rock, jazz, traditional Irish folk, punk, "celtic" punk, world music, prog rock, etc...

Screen name:
greg470898
Member since:
Apr 21 2012
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

In alphabetical order (I know, a little geeky): Altan, amiina, Arcado String Trio, Arnold Schoenberg, Béla Bartók, Belle and Sebastian, Bill Evans, Björk, Buke and Gase, Bürger Lars Dietrich, Cake, Christy Moore, Danú, Dave Brubeck, De Dannan, Edgar Varese, Elvis Costello, Frank Zappa, György Ligeti, Hank Williams III, Heavy Vegetable, Hedningarna, Idiot Flesh, Igor Stravinsky, Ivo Papazov, Joanna Newsom, Johnny Cash, Magnetic Fields, Micachu, Mighty Sparrow, Mr. Bungle, Oingo Boingo, Olivier Messiaen, Planxty, Regina Spektor, Rob Crow, Robbie Fulks, Secret Chiefs 3, Shane MacGowan, Sigur Rós, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, The Beach Boys, The Billy Nayer Show, The Bothy Band, The Chieftains, The Clash, The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, The Innocence Mission, The Misfits, The Pogues, The Residents, The Tossers, They Might Be Giants, Thingy, Tom Waits, Toru Takemitsu, Uz Jsme Doma, Väsen, Vic Chesnutt, Witold Lutoslawski, XTC, Yma Sumac

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Expert
Mandolin:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Other:
Moderate
Banjo:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Strat, Seagull Acoustic Guitar, 1930s Ludwig Tenor Banjo, Dieter Octave Mandolin, many tin whistles ... and more ...