Preston Hoffman
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ABOUT

I can play all genres, but prefer Blues,Reggae,Jazz, R&B / Funk, and of course Rock n Roll. I'll always be prepared to play the songs! I am dedicated, organized, play with an orchestral style, and a team player with no agenda - except to make the best music possible in an ensemble setting. Looking to meet up with other serious minded musicians to lay down a certain grove that's pleasing to all participants and have some fun while doing it.

Screen name:
Preston Hoffman
Member since:
Oct 10 2007
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

JAZZ: Max Roach,Art Blakey,Gene Kruppa,Fred Below,Charlie Parker, Dizzi,Monk,Miles,Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Jack Dejonnete, BLUES: Robert Johnson,Elmore James,Muddy Waters,Little Walter,Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy,Junior Wells, T-Bone Walker,BB King R&B/FUNK: The Funk Bros. Marvin Gaye,Smokey Robinson,T.O.P. Al Green BEYOND:Black Eyed Peas,Ry Cooder,Jim Keltner,Richie Hayward,Lowell George,Jimi Hendrix,Mitch Mitchell, Van Morrison....more

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

2 Gretsch kits: 1970's maple 4 piece BeBop and new 7 piece custom USA. 1 Slingerland 6 piece Nashville Studio Kings 1998; Zildjian Custom K's and A's
Sufficient Transportation