greg_waits
CONTACT

ABOUT

Bandleader/composer/songwriter. Author of "Advanced Flexibility Exercises for the Jazz Trombonist"

Graduate of UNT (bachelor and master degrees in music/theory/composition)

Trombonist/horn arranger for Big Gus and Swampadelic

Screen name:
greg_waits
Member since:
Dec 25 2008
Active within 1 month
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:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

Frank Rosolino, Carl Fontana, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Knepper, Urbie Green, Roswell Rudd, Paul Bley, Bill Frisell, Duke Ellington, Mingus, Bela Bartok, Pat Metheny, Elvis Costello, et al.

EQUIPMENT

trombones: 1956 Conn 6H, 1956 Conn 6H, 195* Conn 6H

Electric guitars: Tradition Jerry Reid signature Telecaster, 2001 Fender Squier Standard telecaster, 2004 Fender Squier Standard Telecaster

Acoustic guitars: 2004 Takamine cutaway acoustic/electric, Yamaha FG75, FG110, FG130, FG150, FG360. 1966 Yamaha no.30 classical

Amps: Fender Acoustisonic, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe