Pivotal
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SEEKING

Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Background Singer.

ABOUT

We are duo wishing to expand to become a vocal-centric band featuring the best of modern day contemporary a cappella and some guitar accompaniment/percussive instruments (when appropriate). We are a hybrid of sorts that does uniquely presented covers, mashups and originals combining different musical styles and flavors into one cohesive sound that is unlike anything being done in this area. We like to have fun and entertain audiences with our unique sound, innovative approach to the music making it look easy in the process. We are in our 40's, experienced, professional musicians who intend to make significant living doing this. We have our own PA system, recording gear/software, and all of the tools and contacts to make this a successful, working band.

What we need is a versatile, soulful female vocalist and a soulful, versatile baritone vocalist with tenor notes like Edwin McCain or Marc Broussard for example...who can sing lead vocals, handle vocal harmony parts including some contemporary a cappella style arrangements.

We also need a BASS SINGER. A low bass vocalist to cover what would normally be done by bass guitar, will be done vocally. So we need someone with a very low voice and excellent rhythmic feel and ability. I can cover this part too with help from technology so if you sing solos too, you will get your chance to do that as well.

If you can play guitar (acoustic or electric...lead or rhythm) or percussive instruments like Cajon or bongos...great! We will use that as well to expand our gig potential.

The most important ability though is AVAILABILITY. We want mature, reliable, professional musicians who want to make great music and know what it means to be professional. We want to be successful AND have fun!

We intend to pursue gigs in local venues (bars/clubs), festivals, fairs, corporate, private parties, guest entertainer on cruise ships (out and back not live on the ship), record albums, do You Tube videos, have a strong social media presence, get on Patreon (Google it) and if the opportunity arises do some touring.

We respect and understand that people have lives outside of music...we do too...but if you are too busy to do this band and give it the time and effort it deserves then this is not for you. If you want to do this professionally, you have to treat it like a business from day one.

Check out the videos we posted as examples of similar things to what we would like to do. THIS IS NOT US. Just examples that are similar until we have some of our own.

727-501-3915 ask for Del

Screen name:
Pivotal Vocal Band
Member since:
May 04 2016
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
3
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Age:
48 years

Influences

Obviously we like more than just 4 styles of music. This is a variety act that will do music from the 30's/40's, American songbook/standards, 50's/doo-wopp, 60's, 70's/classic rock, 80's, 90's and hits of today.

We also wish to do some original music as well, but obviously for money it is primarily covers.

Walk off the Earth, Contemporary a cappella groups such as Pentatonix, Home Free, Vocal Sampling, Nota, ARORA, Accent and Take 6...Beardyman, Kid Beyond, DubFX, KRNFX, Styx, Yes, Billy Joel, Van Halen, Kiss, Reggae, Ska, Latin, Dem Bow, Jazz, Blues, Funk, The Dixie Chicks, The Roots, Run DMC, The Beastie Boys, Eminem, Method Man & Redman, Michael Jackson, Prince, The Foo Fighters, Indigo Girls, Journey, Sugarland, Bob Marley, Manhattan Transfer, Bobby McFerrin, Marc Broussard, Edwin McCain, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Portishead, Soul Coughing, Ben Folds Five, Stevie Wonder, Classic Rock, Oldies and so many more that there are just too many to list. We like a lot of different styles and wish to incorporate as many of them in our music while also having "our sound" that is cohesive and recognizable.

Members Of Band

Del Coy - (age 47) Singer, songwriter, vocal arranger, beatbox/vocal percussionist/live looper, defacto sound engineer. 20 + years of pro/semi-pro experience. I teach private lesson instruction in piano/keyboard harmonies, voice, beatbox/vocal drumming and music theory.

Terry Bartlett - (age 49) Versatile singer, harmonist, vocal instructor, music educator, performer with over 20+ years of pro/semi-pro experience.

EQUIPMENT

Behringer XR18 mixer
1 Floor wedge monitor
4 Behringer powerplay P1 wired in-ear monitors
2 Behringer B115W FOH speakers
5 E/V 767a wired vocal mics
1 AKG C3000 recording mic
Boss RC-505 Loop Station
Logic Pro X DAW software