JW Bates


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.


I am a musican and sound engineer with 3 sizes of sound systems.I guess I could still play drums and trumpet but would be hard pressed.You could say my forte is percusion and engineering with a good dose of production managment.I have toured with bands I have worked with bands and been prodution management for bands. I am well known in the Poconos but have moved to the Kingston area looking for work. I am also a Veteran. I may have a little dust on the cover but am 18 inside and determined.

Screen name:
JW Bates
Member since:
Oct 31 2016
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:


Clasical ,50s-60s Rock, Early Metal , The growing Viking and Black Metal Bands of today, Symphonic Metal Bans of today

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:
Background Singer:
Vocalist - Bass:


Too Large to put here, just ask!
But all my boards except one are digital my amps and speakers on the large system are old school EV. Smaller systems are new Yamaha.