rick8710
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Upright bass.

ABOUT

I am a 40+ year banjo player (primarily) although have experience playing guitar, bass, pedal steel, and vocalist. Played in family band as youth, played in university-sponsored gospel band in college, played in numerous small time bluegrass/country/gospel bands since. In recent years have become more serious about my playing and regularly performed in jams, open mics, and a few shows w/ a band put together from one of the jams I regularly attend. I have a wide range of songs I have performed w/ banjo in addition to traditional bluegrass including classic country, classic rock, early rock, and Christian/gospel. Currently enjoying playing banjo and pedal steel in a band that mixes a lot of Outlaw Country w/ a little Bluegrass/Powergrass, Classic Rock, Southern Rock, etc. Always looking for people who might want to get together to pick and have fun .

Screen name:
rick8710
Member since:
Oct 24 2020
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Banjo Players: Scruggs, Crowe, Ron Stewart,
John McEuen, Richard Bailey
Traditional Bluegrass: Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs,
Boxcars, Sideline, Volume 5, Flatt Lonesome,
Blue Highway, Detour, Grasstowne, Hammertowne,
Blue Moon Rising, The Grascals, Lonesome River Band
Modern/Progressive Bluegrass: Steeldrivers,
Infamous Stringdusters, Greensky Bluegrass,
Cadillac Sky
Country: Haggard, Cash, Owens, Jones
Classic Rock: ZZ Top, Lynard Skynard, CCR,
Also Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson,

Instrument experience:

Banjo:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Steel guitar:
Moderate
Fiddle:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Deering Sierra Banjo w/ Gold Tone pickup and pre-amp EQ
MSA Pedal Steel
Yamaha accoustic guitar
Fender electric guitar
Fender Champion 20 studio amp
Fender Accoustic 30 studio amp