SEEKING

Band to Join.

ABOUT

I am interested in finding a band to contribute to. It doesn't have to be in NYC, could be in the surrounding area. I have a bachelors degree in Music Education.. I have played a lot in R & B and Rock bands after I graduated. Then I changed careers and went into engineering. but always played in bands. I have always loved playing music. I played in the New York Jazz Academy Big Band but Would like to find a Rock/Jazz/R&B/Pop type band to play with. Keyboard, trumpet, background vocals, and a few lead vocals. I can sing background harmony with very little rehearsal, write horn arrangements.Experienced playing in cover bands, Jazz ensembles, classical orchestra. I have a great attitude and am easy to work with.Versatile, please listen my recordings, if you think there is a match I would love to hear from you!

Screen name:
johnwill
Member since:
Feb 18 2014
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

Ray Charles Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Steely Dan, The Doobies, Bobby Blue Bland, James Taylor, Carrol King, Huey Lewis, Lyle Lovett, Carlos Santana, Miles Davis, Stan Kenton, Stan Getz James Brown.

Instrument experience:

Trumpet:
Expert
Keyboard:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Selmer K Modified Lightweight Trumpet, Adams Flugel horn, Hammond B3/Leslie 122, Yamaha Motif, Hammond-Suzuki XK1c/QSC K-8's, Yamaha P90, Alesis QS 7.1, Burn Leslie sim.,
Shure Mics, etc.

MUSIC