RickyDJ
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Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Saxophone, Piano, Background Singer, Other, Vocalist - Alto, Steel guitar, Upright bass, DJ.

ABOUT

Multi-instrumentalist (but have more recently been playing mostly keys) with eclectic taste as I beiieve good music transcends classification. Actively gigging, playing either dance or listening, but mostly cover, music.

Screen name:
RickyDJ
Member since:
Mar 22 2019
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
6
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

MOTOWN, R&B, SOUL: Larry Dunn (Keys-Earth Wind & Fire), Greg Phillinganes (Keys-Stevie, MJ, Toto, Clapton, Quincy Jones, Bruno Mars), Stevie Wonder;
ROCK, POP & ALTERNATIVE: Jordan Rudess (Keys-Dream Theatre), Jonathan Cain (Keys-Journey), Tom Sholz & Gary Pihl (Guitar-Boston), Eddie Van Halen (Guitar-Van Halen band), Jimmy Page (Guitar-Led Zeppelin), Beatles (of course);
DANCE & DISCO: Niles Rodgers (Guitar-Chic, Daft Punk)
LATIN: Ivan Lins, Sergio Mendez, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tito Puente, Carlos Santana;
SMOOTH, FUNK, FUSION JAZZ: Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Bill Sharpe, Philippe Saisse, Bob James, David Benoit, David Foster, Dave Grusin, Cory Henry, George Benson, Larry Carlton, Pat Metheny, Joe Pass, Lee Ritenor, Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Tommy Emmanuel, Peter White, Acoustic Alchemy, Spyro Gyra, Fourplay;
MAINSTREAM JAZZ: Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, Vince Guiraldi, Art Tatum, Thelonious Monk, Dave Brubeck, McCoy Tyner, Erroll Garner, Ahmad Jamal, George Gershwin, Hank Jones, George Shearing, etc;
STANDARDS (Lounge): Michel Legrand, Henry Mancini, Burt Bacharach

Instrument experience:

Keyboard:
Advanced
Piano:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Intermediate
Saxophone:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

KEYS: Yamaha Tyros5 (76 keys), Korg Kronos (88 keys), Yamaha Motif XF8, Roland Ax-Synth (49), Roland V-Synth (61 leys), Roland V-Synth XT (Rack), Roland Integra (Rack), Yamaha Motif Rack XS, NI Komplete Kontrol S61 (MIDI Controller), etc.
GUITARS: Ibanez 6-string, Yamaha Nylon Acoustic (Spanish Guitar), Washburn Hollowbody
GUITAR FX: Roland GR-33 (MIDI Guitar Synth), Fractal Audio Axe-Fx III
BASS: Ibanez 5-string
DRUMS: Roland TD-30KV, Traps Drums A400, Yamaha EAD10
PA SYSTEM: Mostly Bose, Headrush Monitor, Mackie Monitor, Spacestation V.3 (powered stereo monitor).
MIXERS: PreSonus StudioLive 32R, Behringer X Air X18, Zoom LiveTrack L-12, Bose ToneMatch
OTHERS: Wireless systems, Mics (Wireless/Wired)