michael578240
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ABOUT

Thanks for reading. I can be reached at: mt at ztronic dotcom.
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Experienced keys and guitar. Pro gear and pro attitude.

Currently, I'm the fill-in guy in two bands:
- Playing synths and keys for an 80s band. I came up to speed on 60+ songs with all the right sounds quickly.
- Lead, rhythm, and keys in a 80s-2000s country band.

In 2016 I gigged on lead guitar in a nine-piece band with a full brass section.

Before that, I spent 5 years switching off on guitar, bass, and keys in a classic rock band that gigged about 8 times a year.

I would prefer to generally steer away from material from the 2000s and beyond. I'd be most interested in playing 70s-80s funk and soul, R&B, Northern Soul, Carolina Beach, or Motown type of band - or any pop setup that honors quality songs and vocals. A band with horns would be a plus.

Examples of what I'm looking for can be seen by going to you tube and putting these in the search box:
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Sample videos of my playing are here on Bandmix; I'm on keys for "Vehicle", and guitar for "25 Or 6 To 4".

I feel that tight vocals are important. I can sing harmonies on the fly and can also help with arranging them as needed. I'm also able to sing lead on select songs.

When the band decides on a song, I work like a pro: I do the homework, come to the gig prepared, and hit the hooks. Would like to find a good-natured group of experienced players that will do the same.

Since I have a full-time job and family, would prefer to limit gigging to about once a month. I would look forward to a tight, quality performance when the band plays out.

I really have a lot fun playing and working the songs with other musicians, and I keep a good sense of humor when it comes to the band.

Screen name:
michael578240
Member since:
Mar 11 2014
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Preferred styles:

- 60s-70s-80s Top 40 Pop and R&B
- 60s-70s-80s Classic Rock
- Philly Soul / Memphis Soul / Motown / Northern Soul / Carolina Beach Music

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Keyboard:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Electric guitar, bass, amps, and keyboards. All pro gear.