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Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Engineer/Producer steeped in the classic rock tradition of Bad Company, Deep Purple, with a strong background in Blues, Southern Rock, and Country as well. Classically trained on trumpet. Currently a guitar teacher at a private music school. I own and run my own studio and have 3 CDs to my credit, one on iTunes, CD Baby, and iHeart Radio. Veteran frontman of many bands. Specialty is slide guitar.
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- Member since:
- May 05 2014
- Active within 2 weeks
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Johnny Winter, Ritchie Blackmore, and Billy Gibbons for guitar. Singers: Joe Lynn Turner, Paul Rodgers, Rod Stewart, Bob Seger, Bryan Adams and Paul Carrack. Songwriting influences are Blackmore, Tom Petty, Steve Earle, Bryan Adams.
1062 Fender Strat, Bill Lawrence Tele, Epiphone Firebird, Ibanez SR Series Strat, Fender Strat 12-string, Martin JC-16 electric/acoustic, Ibanez electric/acoustic, Yamaha 12-string electric/acoustic, 1990 Fender P-Bass. Fender Hot Rod Deville 60-watt, Blackstar 40-watt combo, Vox Cambrian Twin, Fender BX 300 bass amp. Boss stompboxes: distortion, chorus, digital delay, Cry Baby Wah. Pro Tools version 9.0 running in studio with Reason 4.0 as a Firewire connex. Mic locker includes 5 Shure SM-57's, 2 Shure SM-58's, 1 Rode NTK, 1 Rode NT-1A, 1 Audio-Technica 4040, 2 Sennheiser e-609's. Studio Boss GT-Pro rackmount effects rack. Presonus 8-channel preamp. Behringer "Truth" near field monitors. Assorted percussion instruments including tamb, cowbell, and rainstick. Also have experience in film and video editing.
Lay Down Your Arms
Lay Down Your Arms Track number: 3 Year: 2010 Album: Retrospect Genre: Classic Rock
Written for a childhood friend of mine who was killed in the Vietnam War at the young age of 19. It was a cathartic experience.
Don't Be Cruel
Don't Be Cruel Track number: 4 Year: 2016 Album: Covers Genre: Classic Rock
My cover of an old Elvis song. I'm sure he would neither recognize nor approve. Oh well!