mark1144006
CONTACT

SEEKING

Vocalist, Keyboard, Background Singer.

ABOUT

Male,53, returning back from long hiatus and currently in trio outfit based in the Back Mtn area doing 60,70,80s music. Started playing drums around 7th grade. Have played on and off since then- it never left me! Moderate skill level at this point.
Able to read drum charts. Have taken formal lessons early on and always kept practicing on my own. Now taking lessons formally w/ John Hoegg of Dallas(Jazz) and previously with Billy Angelo Stella of Hudson(Jazz/All around).Have done some informal playing locally over the past 2-3yrs as drummer and percussionist.Willing to learn, accomodate and grow! Looking to connect and see where it leads!

Screen name:
mark1144006
Member since:
Jul 30 2016
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Under 10
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

GENESIS-Phil Collins and Chester Thompson. RUSH-Neal Peart. YES-Bill Bruford. JOURNEY-Steve Smith. BILLY JOEL-Liberty DeVito. TOTO-Jeff Porcaro. Enjoy Jazz, Disco/Funk/Dance Music, Country, Some Blues.
Acoustic/Solo Artists- JT, Sting, Warren Zevon, Peter Gabriel, PC, etc.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Moderate
Other Percussion:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

5 pc.Yamaha Stage Custom.
Zildjian Cymbals,misc. hardware and pedals.
LP bongo set w/stand.
Have full basement available-Slowly converting to music/practice room w/outlets and basement lighting.

MUSIC