Michael Whiddon
CONTACT

SEEKING

Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Rhythm Guitar, Steel guitar, Trombone, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

Significant experience playing jazz in live settings, along with funk, R&B and most recently, bluegrass. My primary instruments are upright bass, electric bass, and electric guitar in jazz setting. I have a large bank of memorized songs in these genres, and can read music and charts fluently.

Screen name:
Michael Whiddon
Member since:
Jul 23 2018
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Jazz - Coltrane, Miles, Wayne Shorter, Brad Mehldau, Avishai Cohen, Larry Grenadier, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride, Kurt Rosenwinkel, etc.

Bluegrass - Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, J.D. Crowe, Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass Album Band, etc.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Upright bass:
Expert
Other:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Upright Bass, Mark Bass, Fender Jazz, Full and semi hollow body guitars, etc.