Jeff Cabaret
CONTACT

SEEKING

Drums, Other Percussion.

ABOUT

Just retired from day job. Weekend warrior for 30 years playing in a wedding/bar cover band. Looking for one other musician to form a duo to perform in SE Michigan/NW Ohio, and I want to play small rooms. Ideally I would like to find a drummer/percussionist who may sing if he/she wants. No drunks, druggies or bigots. One practice would tell me if it would work, 3 practices and we should be ready to play out. Have done some recording but it's tedious. Don't want to form a rock band - I'm already in one.

Screen name:
Jeff Cabaret
Member since:
Jan 13 2021
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

My dad was a sax/clarinet guy from 40s to 60s, so I like standards. Beatles, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s pop. Billy Joel, Elton John, Leon Russell, Leonard Cohen, Steely Dan, CSNY, etc. On the keys, I'm a piano banger, not really a "keyboardist", not a sampler, don't play with tracks and of course I won't play "Jump" but if tipped enough I will play "Piano Man". Have assortment of fake sheets and fake books.

Instrument experience:

Background Singer:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate
Piano:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Main keyboard now a Yamaha MX88; also a Yamaha S80. Several powered mixers, Carvin PM153 speakers, various old speakers and monitors, Shure SM58Beta and an AKX something or other. I play through my PA, so I will always bring my PA. I don't like playing with soundmen as most are frustrated musicians.