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  • Year 2004 | Album Unpublished
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ABOUT

An experienced cover-band bassist and guitarist who plays about everything - rhythm, lead, slide, acoustic, 12-string, bass, and even a bit of mandolin and Irish whistle. My playing style for guitar seems to be a cross between Clapton and Santana. I also gigged playing bass for 20 years in the style of Led Zeppelin, Yes, and Rush.

I believe in hard work, doing musical homework at home, being ready at practice, practicing hard but keeping things light and communication open, and integrity at the gig. No drama, no drugs, no drunkenness. Team player.

The songs listed here are my originals. I performed all tracks (the drums were programmed), and recorded them in my home studio.

The videos listed were performed under the auspices of Rock Camp Experience (rockcampexperience), which is a fun organization that provides an opportunity for new players to come out of the bedroom/basement to perform in public, and older players to keep their hand in and play stuff they've always wanted to play, or perhaps try music styles they haven't tried before. A great group of folks.

If currently uncommitted to a band, I would be open to considering the right band opportunity. One practice a week and 2-4 giging nights a month would be ideal, usually within an hour's drive of the 494/694 loop, although I'm flexible for the right situations.

Screen name:
mickyz
Member since:
Mar 24 2006
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very 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

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Moderate
Dobro:
Moderate
Vocalist:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Mandolin:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Ron Kirn Signature custom Strat, Neal Schon Signature Les Paul, Les Paul Custom R7 3-pickup, Les Paul Standard R9, Les Paul Standard R6, Les Paul Custom R4, PRS Custom 24, (2) ES-135s, '61 ES-125TCD, Yamaha SG1500, American Deluxe Telecaster, Olson dreadnaught, Taylor GSBA, Seagull Maritime SWS, Taylor T-5, Taylor 750 12-string, Gretsch Dobro, Eastman MD-615 mandolin

Rickenbacker 4003, Fender Ultra Precision, MusicMan Stingray 4, MusicMan Stingray 5, Carvin LB75, D'Angelico Excel acoustic bass guitar

Two-Rock Jet Sig, Friedman Smallbox, Bad Cat Hot Cat 15, Splawn Street Rod, Rivera Venus 6, Peavey Classic 30, Reverend Goblin, Marshall DSL5C, Victoria 518, Fender Concert, Fender CyberTwin, Fishman Loudbox, Eden WorldTour 800, Markbass Big Bang, Bergantino HT-322, (2) Hartke HX112, Fender Rumble 40, Carvin PB-200

4 Bose PAS's, 2 Chauvet PAR38 systems

And then the whole home studio thing using Cakewalk SONAR X3 Producer Edition, Ozone 4, and a bunch of outboard gear...