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I am a guitarist looking for a band that is working and getting paid, but loves what they do and can do it with success as to sticking to the music and the work involved. I have a great time with other musicians who can do this. My thinking as a musician is as a performer of music and keeping folks dancing and enjoying themselves. We are the melody makers.

I am 48 years young and have played in 8 different bands only in my life and keeping that number low was and still is intentional, however; the time spent with these bands were long and enjoyable. Life happens and things move on. I fear spreading myself too thin.

I have an original band with happy members ( the drummer and I have been working together for about 15 years) but need to be involved in at least two bands. I am searching for band number two for my schedule.

I take music and playing in a band very seriously, but don't take myself too seriously.

One of my rules for myself (for me) is never to drink on a performance or rehearsal night.

Punctual. Usually 15 mins early. If I can't make it, you will be informed.

Screen name:
Member since:
Dec 29 2021
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week


I have played several styles, but I stick to the sound I like to sound like. I carry a strong Blues presence in my playing along with funk, rock and classical. This description is quite similar to anyone else's, so I must suffer the dullness of my own description here, but it is what it is. I have also played years of classical guitar in my younger years. My Les Paul gets some of that.

Big fans of: (Top of the list but not in order)

Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Stevie Ray, Trey Anastasio, Ava Vidovic, Andres Segovia, Duane Allman

Other influences:
All the other guitar players that influenced the world....

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:


2009 Gibson Les Paul Studio
2011 Gibson Les Paul Special

Crate Blue Voodoo 120 Watt
Crate Billy Gibbons 50 Watt

8 and 16 ohm changeable, the goal is small and mobile

Pedals: Just a couple vintage ones, that's it. No pedal board.

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