SEEKING

Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Keyboard.

ABOUT

Current drummer, Banned in Japan
Bassist and co-founder of The Rose Bros

Not currently seeking any new bands at this time; however I am always available for substitute and session work.

Banned in Japan is currently looking for a keyboard player.

Screen name:
MatthewRose
Member since:
Oct 16 2009
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Drums: Neil Peart, Jeff Porcaro, Terry Bozzio, Stewart Copeland, John Bonham, Steve Gadd, Bernard Purdie, Steve Jordan, Billy Cobham, Ginger Baker, Bill Bruford, Pierre Moerlen

Bass: Geddy Lee, Chris Squire, Paul McCartney, John Taylor, James Jamerson, Aimee Mann, Chuck Rainey, Patrick O'Hearn, Mick Karn, John Giblin, Pino Palladino

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Sonor drums - Force 3007 maple series - snare, kick, five toms
Zildjian A & A Custom cymbals
Alesis drum SamplePad w/ personal drum sample library
Fender Jaguar Bass CIJ
Fender Jazz Bass MIM (fretless)
Ampeg Portaflex 350 watt bass head
Ampeg SVT 210 AV bass cabinet (x2)
Ibanez Artist 100 electric guitar
Peavey Artist 240 guitar amplifier
Roland RS-70 synthesizer keyboard
Alesis Q49 MIDI keyboard controller
Microphones by Shure, Audio-Technica, CAD, & Studio Projects
OP-X vintage synth emulation software
Zoom R16 16-track digital recorder
Cubase 4.1 recording software

MUSIC