matthewzip
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, 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.

ABOUT

Alto, tenor saxophones, clarinet, flute. I have 40+ years; ' experience. Although only allowed four genres, I have played jazz, (New Orleans , swing, Big Band, smooth jazz) , done horn arrangements for Reggae and funk bands, funk, R and B, ska, reggae, Latin ( cCumbia, salsa, merengue, son guaguanco, danzon, etc). I've played in rock and roll bands, alternative country bands, a hardcore band, an African American Gospel band with a horn section, played chamber music on the clarinet.

Screen name:
matthewzip
Member since:
Dec 02 2019
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Wayne Shorter, Roland Alphonso, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Paquito Rivera, Johnny Ventura, Sly Stone, Iggy Pop, Artie Shaw, Sly and the Family Stone, Sly and robbie, Nestor Torres, etc.

Instrument experience:

Saxophone:
Advanced
Clarinet:
Advanced
Flute:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Alto saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
B flat Clarinet
Flute
Keyboard Amplifier
Effects Box, Microphone * sure SM 58) mic cords
MP 3 Player( I do solo work with background tracks among other gigs) Merengue Guiro,
Afuche
Instrument Stands