MichaelG
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar.

ABOUT

Freelance guitarist recently retired looking to collaborate with other like-minded and committed musicians and focus full time on music - either full band set up or duo/trio concept. Instrumental or singer-song-writer.
I'm Experienced in all music genres with experience performing in local rock bands, solo and duet instrumental groups and Musical Theatre pit orchestras. 15+ years formal classical / jazz training with strong ability to write and read music.

Looking to connect and collaborate with committed musicians and bands on following projects:
- Acoustic singer/songwriter duo/trio to perform in local coffee houses; restaurants and brewery/wineries. Two guitars or guitar and keys preferable.
- Instrumental band - join yours or lets start something new focusing on original Jazz fusion and/or prog compositions
- Original Rock/Americana band - originals plus classic takes where can create our own sound for Tom Petty; Beatles; Byrds; Traveling Wilburys , Dylan, other classic rock etc..

Screen name:
MichaelG
Member since:
Mar 29 2022
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Beatles; all classic Rock (I am a Child of the sixties/seventies!); anything prog (Floyd to Marillion); 90's grunge (AIC; STP, etc.) All the great American singer songwriters (Dylan; Prine; Cash; Taylor; King; etc..) and of course Amercian musicals (guilty pleasure!). Zappa, Howe, Page, Gilmore, Carlton, Pass, Mike Campbell, Jerry Cantrell and Segovia

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Ukulele:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Professional gear for all of the above including electric & acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars; bass; amps; mics; effects; zoom recorder, etc....