Ralph F Glaser
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Background Singer, Fiddle, Bagpipes, Upright bass.

ABOUT

Open to working with another guitarist as an acoustic duo or becoming part of three piece (or possibly larger) band (prefer ska/reggae/classic/alternative).

Bio:
SINGER/SONGWRITER/GUITARIST
Since 1998
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN WORSHIP LEADER
From 1994-2012
BASSIST/VOCALIST (SAFFIRE, SOCIAL INSECTS, NUBOYS, and ÖR)
Since 1981

WEBSITE: ://.URBANFOLKSINGER

*Have performed solo since 1998.
*Released one song on N*Soul/Eclectica Ska Compilation "Skantified."
*Released solo celtic acoustic alternative folk album "Fear of Bridges" (distributed by Soul Joy
Records) in 1999.
*Contibuted two songs to "RMGA II Guitar" album in 2000.
*Have worked in club bands since the 1980's.

Screen name:
Ralph F Glaser
Member since:
Dec 10 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

My musical tastes vary quite a bit- everything from Rock, Blues, and Indie to all forms of Celtic and Christian music. My influences include The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, Jimmy Page, Brian Setzer, R.E.M., Bob Mould, Sam Phillips, and Ani Difranco. Christian music I like includes Iona, Gungor, Derek Webb, Christafari, 100 Portraits & Waterdeep, Mortal, Fold Zandura, Starflyer 59, Kutless, Delirious?, Matt Redman, Switchfoot, and One Sonic Society.

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Guitars: 1997 Taylor 612C acoustic guitar (Fishman Matrix Natural undersaddle pickup); 2003 Taylor 310 acoustic guitar (Fishman Matrix Natural undersaddle pickup); 2007 Taylor Solidbody Custom electric guitar (stock).
Amplification: 1991 Trace Elliot TA100R (British made) acoustic amplifier. This is my full PA in smaller venues.
Accessories: DOD FX7 Processor/preamp; Shure Beta 58 Microphones.
Home recording setup: Tascam DP-008 Digital Recorder; Cubase AI5 with Steinberg CI2 interface; Alesis Performance Pad; and a Yamaha Pocketrak 2G.

MUSIC