marcus1171792
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Other Percussion.

ABOUT

Hello, Musician's of Bandmix, Diverse Musician Organization LLC is auditioning keyboardist/piano/ synthesizer player, both a lead female and male singer, rapper/vocalist in the DMV area. If you are TRULY "interested" please contact me through Bandmix "contact". "ONLY SERIOUS MUSICIAN'S APPLY"! No B.S. I'm also available to hire and or join a professional band.

I am a diverse serious professional drummer, percussionist, and background singer that enjoys studying, playing, and performing an array of different types of genres. I have played and served in the premier USAFB that travels over 200 days a year in the U.S. and around the world. Worked for Washington Talent Agency for over 7yrs and the Army National Guard Bands for 8 1/2 yrs. I'm the nephew of jazz legend trombonist Slide Locksley Hampton and cousin to jazz legend vibraphonist and percussionist Lionel Hampton as well as cousin to Trumpeter and music education Pharez Whitted. I've been playing music well over 30 years in all types of bands.

Screen name:
marcus1171792
Member since:
Dec 13 2016
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Earth Wind and Fire, Chicago, Phil Collins, Victor Wooten, Disturbed, Coldplay, Garth Brooks, Chick Corea, Dave Weckl, Eric Marienthal, Whitney Houston, Sevendust, Michael Shack, Wynton Marsalis, Bradford Marsalis, Sting, Metallica, Kenny Chesney, Michael Jackson, Prince, Luther Vandross, Poncho Sanchez, Ricky Martin, Drum Corps International, United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, the Jazz Messengers, Tito Puente. All classical orchestra's wind ensembles. This is just a few of many influences

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Currently, I play a Yamaha Birch Stage Custom five-piece drum set. I use an array of cymbals from Zildjian, Sabian, and Paiste. For my electronics, I use Roland SPD-SX, SPD-30, and Roland TM-2 & TD-11 drum and percussion models. As we as Roland drum triggers. Also, use Behringer X32 Producer digital mixer with a digital S 32 stage box (ethernet cable). EVTX-35P speakers RCF subs & RCF monitors and the list goes on.

MUSIC