SEEKINGBand to Join.
I seek only working bands,
Love to be the fill in "Musical prostitute"
I would commit to the right band, but need to be proud of the music.
I'm seeking primarily Keyboard / Synth gigs.
(B3, Piano, Rhodes,Horns, speciallty samples
I am also a decent bassist , proficient as a Rhythm guitarist (sorry no Lead.)
Meat and potatoes on drums (w/ tempo issues)
I currently live and gig in both michigan and Florida .
I have a degree in music, with strong vocal ability
(Think high clean & pretty - harmony voice, no Screaming)
Perfect pitch (former Piano tuner)
I loath bands with: Sour harmony's , excessive stage volume, and the "dynamically challenged".
I cut & pasted The following Bio from am old Agent,
(so please ignore the "Pimp-A-riffic" sales pitch flavor, but it's a decent summary."
His music has led him all over the USA and the Caribbean.
Proforming with or Opening for such artists as: Pat Benatar, Natily Cole, Devo, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Aldean, Earth, Wind & Fire. Ken Mullins, Shannon Brown, Vanessa Williams, Robert Cray, The Fabulous Thunderbird's, Whitney Houston.
Blues Legend Larry McCray
Credited Work for two songs on Paula Abdul's Virgin Americas release "spellbound". Songs: "Promise of a new Day" and "Rush Rush" both reached number 1 on the BILLBOARD charts.
He is currently a piano and synth tech/supplier for such artist as:
Sir Elton john, Billy Joel, Bruce Hornsby, Jessica Simpson,
Bonnie Raitt, B.B.King, Roberta Flack, George Benson, Venessa Carlton, Jim Brickman and Paula Abdul.
This veteran of more than =2,100 Live performances ,
has musical roots planted in Funk & Classic rock, Gospel.
(Author of MANY annoying radio Jungles! ;)
In 1990 he formed "Eclipse Publishing House", a BMI affiliated publishing company .
and "Prospect recording studios" in 2001.
A pro-tools production & mix-down facility.
Played In Michigan with Roberta Bradley & Gypsy, (Awesome Band!)
Received WYCE radio's "Jammy award" for "Best local CD"
"Musical Prostitute" , fill in & one nighter's for Mid-life Crisis, Guinness Bros., South Side Connection, Nick Washburn,
Complaint Dept., S.O.L., Restless, Civillian, Stakked, Bullseyeride, Decades.
FLORIDA bands :
Fill in whore for :
FunDecided , Red Tide, PANAMA, Decades, Soul Patrol, Muck Fire,
Enjoys: Sky Diving, Metal sculpting, Boats, Sailing, Water Sports, reckless driving, drama free gigs.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Aug 02 2008
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
All influences , Lately I tend to appreciate the less
"radio friendly " artists . I listen to everything.
For better or worse , i can tell the pitch of a buzzing florescent light.
Would LOVE to Join a really Great FUNK band.
( I also play a little sax)
But am open to most Genre
I'm not a huge fan of older" twangy" Country
But I am open to discuss any quality projects
My job is to be an " frosting" instrument
I am there to complement and make the singer look good.
I've done alot of work for newer Country artist .
I can step into any classic rock, country, blues or funk project.
- Bass Guitar:
- Background Singer:
- Vocalist - Alto:
- Upright bass:
- Rhythm Guitar:
- Acoustic Guitar:
- Other Percussion:
I own a full QSC Pa system and also a small Bose PA .
furman and shure IN-Ear monitor system.
Small light show.
Hartkee and ampeg bass amps,
Basses : Rickenbacker, Warwick, and Alembic fretless
Drum kit w/ electronic triggers, Alesia D-4 & KAT pad.
Guitars : Taylor ,Paul Reed Smith, fender strat ,
Guitar amps: Mesa Bogie, Vox , Marshall full stack, Egnader.
FULL keyboard rig :
9 Foot Concert Grand Piano
NORD stage 3
1955Hammond B3 w/ lesley, Fender Rhodes EP, WURLITZER 200 EO,
ensoniq< korg< roland, yamaha, Akai, alesis & moog Synths.
Mobile roland 2480 24 trak digital recording system.
Apple "Main Stage" software keyboard management. QSC touch mix iPad based mixer and live recording hard drives.
(Sound man also available upon request)
Dedicated Truck for all equipment