SEEKING

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

ABOUT

I've been playing music for over 20 years and have a Bachelor of Music as well as a Master of Music in Jazz studies. Before going to college, I studied at the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, SC, and Berklee College of Music. Additionally, I have been a guitarist for the Army National Guard Band for over 11 years.

Screen name:
jakelightning
Member since:
Jan 17 2019
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Eric Clapton, Joe Pass, John Mayer, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Evans, Death Cab For Cutie, Red City Radio, The Postal Service, Pat Metheny, Neil Young, BB King, Stars, The Beatles, Wes Montgomery, The Allman Brothers, The Byrds, The Clash, As Tall As Lions, Band of Horses, Barney Kessell, Lord Huron, Bela Fleck, Ben Webster, Bob Dylan, Charlie Byrd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Keith Jarett, City and Colour, Counting Crows, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, Explosions in the Sky, George Benson, Herb Ellis, Howlin' Wolf, Ray Charles, Robben Ford, Santana, Jacks Mannequin, Debussy, Jim Hall, Keb Mo, Kings of Leon, Less Than Jake, Los Campesinos, Snarky Puppy, Matt and Kim, Medeski, Martin, Wood, Mike Stern, Muddy Waters, Nat King Cole, Of Monsters and Men, Oscar Peterson, The Gaslight Anthem, The Naked and the Famous, The Rolling Stones, The Wombats, The Yellowjackets, Tokyo Police Club, Tommy Emmanuel, Train.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Vocalist - Bass:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Upright bass:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Anything can be supplied or acquired according to the needs of the gig.

MUSIC