Rick Caruso
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Tenor, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Background Singer, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

Played, Bar's, Clubs, Summer Fests, Chicago, Milwaukee,Detroit, Saginaw, Wammy's, Concerts, NAMM, Vfw's, USO,Harley Anv. Biker Bars, Dives, Bowling Alley's, Student Union, Wis, Dells, Super Clubs, Country Clubs, Fairs, Striper Joints & worse for many long years. Became a product specialist for several Synthesizer Kybrd Manuf, I was a very busy dude for 3 decades. I also taught MIDI & Digital recording at DePaul Univ,Chicago

Screen name:
Rick Caruso
Member since:
Nov 02 2012
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
1
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Foreigner, Cars, Beatles, Billy Joel, Boston, Chicago, Styx , Average White Band, Steely Dan, Allman Bros, Doobie Bros, Eagles, Kansas, Isley Bros, Rock A Billy, Supertramp, Skynyrd, Outsiders, J. Giles, Saga, Steve Miller, Beach Boys, Dave Clark 5, Stevie Wonder, ELP, ELO. ALan Parsons Prjt, Gino Vannelli 4Seasons, Hollies, Stones, Donna Summers, Madonna, Chick Corea, Santana, Tomita, Blues, Some Country, Swing ,Reggae , Ska, Moody Blues, Elvis Costello, Dave Edmond, Nick Lowe, Pink Floyd, Sly & the family Stone, Funkadelics, Parliament, Leon Russell, James Brown, Wings, Herbie Mann, Zombies, Doors, Marshal Tucker Band, Booker T, Elton John, Moody Blues, Dion, Crosby Stills & Nash, Wagner, Jr. Walker, Rascals ,Police Yes & anything w/ Good Vocal harmonies, makes people wanna dance!

Instrument experience:

Keyboard:
Advanced
Other:
Advanced
Piano:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Electronic Music:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Kurzweil 2661 Multitimbral Synth Hybrid Workstation / Korg Triton similar 64 Voice Synth / Roland JV-2080 sample player rack mount / Studio Logic 88 key Piano weighted MIDI controller / Mackie Mixer 16 x 4 x 2 (2) Barbetta 1502 powered Keyboard amps (2) Samson Auro 450 watt powered 15 & Hi Freq Horn, PA. Speaker cabs uses Hi Fi Stereo Keyboard playback. Vocal Monitors or As front of house Club Sized PA. Digitech Vocal Harmonizer 3 part, FX Processors (2) Electro Voice 757 Dynamic Microphones / Samson large Diaphragm. condenser Mic's (1) Neuman 1157 style Large Diaphragm Studio Lead Vocal Mic.
and assorted Cases Stands & a thousand miles of cables /cords