rob1247966
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

Started drumming at 9, learning from jazz teachers and later from younger 70’s long haired hipsters; learning Hendrix, Stones, BST, Cream, etc. Played in first band at 13; cover bands in college; first original music band at 21; joined Johnny One Note in NYC at 24. Played in Boston with Johnny One Note through the 90’s; moved to Phoenix in ’98. Formed and recorded The Obligations in 2009. Recent projects include Morgan's Bluff, a celtic ska punk original band based here in Phoenix.

Screen name:
rob1247966
Member since:
Nov 25 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Influences and styles have evolved to include: Camper Van Beethoven, Aimee Mann, Elvis Costello, Talking Heads, Robyn Hitchcock, XTC, Frank Sinatra, Death Cab For Cutie, Elbow, Vampire Weekend, Old 97's, Nada Surf, Sly and the Family Stone, Andrew Bird – how’s that for variety?!

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Vocalist:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

I play a 4-piece kit. Ayotte is my main kit. I also have a 60's era Gretsch kit.

MUSIC