john1198538
CONTACT

SEEKING

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

ABOUT

I’m for hire anywhere in the world. I have a US passport. I’m the guy who can solo AND play lead trumpet:the very high notes. Former Trumpeter for B.B. King’s All Star Band at Sea 2019-2020: visited over 30 countries around the world. I currently play trumpet at Freeworld band on Beale Street Memphis, TN three nights a weekend even during the 2020 pandemic.

Originally from Chicago,Il. Played trumpet for 39 years and keyboards for 10 years. I play all styles of music...a few to list: R&B, Funk, Rock, Blues, Latin, Latin Jazz, Salsa, etc. I play all styles on piano keyboard as well.

Screen name:
john1198538
Member since:
Apr 09 2017
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:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

All the great bands and artists of all time. From Beethoven to Bruno Mars. I've played over 5000 gigs of all styles. I practice keyboard and trumpet everyday for about 4-8hrs. I'm free to gig almost all 7 days and nights a week. I'm available mornings, days and nights as well.

Instrument experience:

Trumpet:
Expert
Keyboard:
Expert
Piano:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Pro Yamaha keyboards. Pro Yamaha Trumpet.