MarkM13
CONTACT

SEEKING

Lead Guitar.

ABOUT

If interested, I can be reached at: mark AT m13productions DOT com
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1-4-19 "URGENT!!!

The band I play bass in, The Roustabouts, a CT classic rock band that plays 30-40 gigs a year needs a lead guitarist NOW! We are booking gigs and already have some on the books.

Interested guitarists must have:

1. The ability to rehearse once week in Prospect, CT and regularly gig Fridays, Saturdays and some Sundays.
2. Knowledge of the fretboard. Not all songs are done in original keys. If you're asked to take a tune down a major second or minor third you need to understand what's being asked and know how to get it done.
3. Solid, flexible and versatile chops.
4. Understanding of basic song form
5. Knowledge of simple music theory i.e. measures, time signatures, note values, simple diatonic harmony, chord structure.

Please have audio samples you can point us to prior to the first audition.

First auditions will be in Bethel CT. "
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I've been a drummer for over 35 years in many situations that range from a touring club rock band, a Caribbean steel band, big bands, a funk band with complete horns (one of my favorites) and and many jazz quartets.

I am looking to join a funk, RnB, jazz or Latin band complete with horns. Even though I've played many many different styles, I'm not interested in drumming with metal, hard rock, classic rock or country bands.

While drums is my main instrument, most of my work in the last three years has been on bass. Bands have included classic rock bar bands, funk groups and an eclectic band that covered such artists as Toto, Kansas, Tori Amos and Peter Gabriel.

I'm looking to join a full time band as a bassist that is established and working. I am dependable, can read and am quick study.

Check out the recording section of M13productionsDOTcom to hear examples of my drumming work. I can be reached via the mail link(s) found there.
Or via: mark AT m13productions DOT com

Screen name:
MarkM13
Member since:
Mar 04 2008
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Drumming: Just too many to mention. Everyone from Peart and Buddy Rich to Portnoy, Roy Haynes, Tony Williams, Portino etc.

Bass: Geddy Lee, Colin Edwin, Tony Levin, Michael Anthony etc.
I also love to listen to John Pattitucci, Stanley Clark, Richard Bona etc.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Bass
- Yamaha BB435, ESP BB1005, LTD 205 fretless
Drums:
Gretsch Purewood Wenge
Premier Genista
Pearl/Tama be-bop kit.

Cymbals: Paiste 602s and Sound Creations, Bosphorus, Diril

Bass:
MarkBass 2x10 cab w/Genz Benz Head Streamliner 900
- Yamaha BB425x
- EST LTD BB-1005
- ESP LTD5 fretless

MUSIC