philstafford
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Flute, Other, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

Been playing since I was 9 years old. Drums and music have been my passion my entire life. All around musician and multi-instrumentalist. Can sing background vocals. Sight reads drum set charts. Studio experience. Sat in with The Coasters and the The Shirelles for a gig. All styles. Interested in Rock, Pop, Alternative Rock, Hip-Hop.

Berklee College of Music - 1994 - 1 semester
Cabrillo Community College - 1990 – 1996 - theory, ear training, songwriting, every ensemble and vocal group
Private Lessons - 1991 – 1994
High School, Junior High, & Elementary School Bands.

Screen name:
philstafford
Member since:
Oct 06 2015
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Stewart Copland, Jeff Porcaro, Neil Peart, Rick Marotta, Alex Van Halen, Buddy Rich... many, many others.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

* 3 piece, TAMA Starclassic W/B, black, traditional/standard depths. Couple of snares.
* Mostly Paiste Cymbals, couple of others thrown in.
* Pro-level hardware & road cases.
* Mic, gooseneck boom stand
* Mixer, headphones & cords for own headphone/clicker/tracks/vocal monitor mix

MUSIC