robbackof
CONTACT

SEEKING

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

ABOUT

Dedicated musician seeking others who are like minded. I would describe my style as mixing sounds of jazz, funk, rock, and pop to simplify it, but I believe when creating music, you shouldn't have boundaries. I've recorded several albums and have tons of material I'm currently working on.

Screen name:
robbackof
Member since:
Mar 06 2017
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
12
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Honestly this question is hard to answer, I have too many to list and am always discovering new artists. I love 70's prog rock and 80's new wave along with jazz and funk. Too name a bunch in no particular order Steely Dan, Mahavashnu Orchestra, Weather Report, Return To Forever, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Abba, Yes, Porcupine Tree, Opeth, Jethro Tull, King Crimson, Genesis, Rush, Deep Purple, Traffic, Gentle Giant, The Moody Blues, Nektar, Pink Floyd, Camel, PFM, Nick Drake, Scott Walker, The Police, Black Sabbath, Marillion, Saga, Allan Parsons Project, Kate Bush, Talking Heads, Bee Gees, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind And Fire, Chicago, Crosby Stills Nash And Young.... the list can go on and on....

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Drums:
Expert
Background Singer:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

I play a Paul Reed Smith Custom 22 Mccarty and a D'Angelico EXS-1 hollowbody (strictly for jazz and clean tone). I play through a Roland JC-120 amp. I'm currently building my home studio.