JD Guitar


Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Keyboard, Piano, Harmonica, Mandolin, Dobro, Steel guitar, Upright bass.


Guitarist/Vocalist with tone, taste, time and touch for hire with 40 years of performance experience.I will play your gig or perform on your recording project for a reasonable fee.

Styles include classic rock, classic chicago blues, fingerstyle/ragtime, country chicken picked, electirc/acoustic slide. I can play the changes. Can sing lead or backing vocals.

I have fronted 3,4,5 & 6 piece electric and acoustic bands.

Check out my other Acoustic Bandmix profile at .bandmix/jdacoustic

From 1989 to 1993 I fronted The Malcoustics (Acoustic Duo/Trio).
The Malcoustics recorded one album ("Eye of The Fish"-1993) of originals and covers.
More info at > ://.soundclick/bands/default.cfm?bandID=895055

From Nov 2010 to May 2012 I fronted The Blu-Tones - blues/rock band based in Madrid, Spain.
The Blu-Tones recorded one CD, "Tequila Reposado" in 2011.

From Jan 2014 to July 2015, co-fronted 50 Shades of Blue

The tracks in the player are with the Blu-Tones. Me on all vocals and all guitars.

I currently host "JDs Jam" twice a month at Sugar Hollow Taproom in Danbury CT and work regularly as a hired gun for live and studio projects.

geeemail me at dot com..jds.guitars

Screen name:
JD Guitar
Member since:
Mar 29 2009
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:


Acoustic - Jerry Garcia, Jorma Kaukonen, Doc Watson, Dave Van Ronk, etc...

Electric - Peter Green, Albert King, Sean Costello, Freddie King, Clapton, SRV, Duane Allman, Lowell George, Jimmy Page, Jimmie Vaughan, Matt Schofield, Robben Ford, Danny Gatton, Roy Buchanan, etc..

Slide (Open E/D and A/G) - Elmore James, Duane Allman, Derek Trucks, Gary Rossington, etc..

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Acoustic Guitar:
Steel guitar:


1959 Harmony Mercury H48 (set up for Open E slide)
1996 Gibson SG '61 Reissue (set up for Open E slide)
1999 Gretsch 6120 Jr
2007 Fender TC 90 Double-cut Telecaster
2008 ADA6 Dan Armstrong Lucite Reissue (set up for Open E Slide)
2015 Blue Monkey Custom Double cut Telecaster
2015 Gibson ES-175 - 1959 Reissue
2017 Fender Brad Paisley Telecaster
2020 Gibson ES-345 Cherry
2021 Fender Custom Shop '56 Stratocaster Surf Pearl

1931 National Style O
2004 Martin 000-28EC
2001 National Western D (Wood Body Resonator)
2017 Bethany Southern Jumbo

1993 Fender Vibroverb 63 re-issue.
Fender Princeton Reverb '68 re-issue
Swart SRT Tremelo Tweed

Early 90's Marshall BluesBreaker Pedal
Analogman Prince of Tone
Fulltone Full Drive 2
Dunlop CryBaby Wah
Boss Digital Delay DD-7