SEEKINGVocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Flute, Other, Trombone.
I am a former jazz player who found rhythm - funk, reggae, acid jazz, african, R&B, electronic, jam. I am currently playing with PERK! Portland Grooves, and looking for a serious and outstanding pro-level funk-EDM-jazz-jam-oriented collaborative project to write, record and play.
- Screen name:
- Robert Alan Ping
- Member since:
- Jan 31 2008
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Most available:
Currently listening to: Lettuce, Griz, RH Factor, Garaj Mahal, DJ Logic, DJ Shadow, Mushroom Jazz, Maceo Parker, Me'shell Ndegeocello, Galactic, Spearhead, Ozomatli, Groove Collective, Charlie Hunter, Joshua Redman, John Scofield, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, and influenced by more funk, jazz, rock,R&B, and almost every other style except chinese opera, country and death metal...
- Rhythm Guitar:
- Lead Guitar:
- Background Singer:
- Vocalist - Baritone:
- Acoustic Guitar:
Michael Kelly Patriot LTD Les Paul-style guitar
Pedal board: chorus, delay, distortion, phaser, octaver, wah, rotary simulator, envelope filter.
Rivera amp with additional Boogie cabinet
Bach trumpet (play through SM58 and pedal board effects)
Mario Corso flugelhorn
Other toys: C trumpet, hand percussion, SM58, Macbook Pro with Ableton/Toontrack
PERK! - My trumpet solo during 2017 show at Portland's Blue Room bar.
PERK! - My trumpet solo during 2017 show at Portland's Blue Room bar.I used wah and delay on this one.
Gold BootsOriginal poem by Eli Coppola, music by Robert Alan Ping. Copyright (c) 2000 Eli Coppola/Robert Alan Ping
A Couple of Words
A Couple of WordsThis is a poem by the late poet, Eli Coppola, set to music composed, produced and performed by Robert Alan Ping. Piano performed by Ramon Lazo. Copyright (c) 2000 Eli Coppola/Robert Alan Ping.
Fireflies and Thunder
Fireflies and ThunderThis is a poem by the late poet, Eli Coppola, set to original music written, performed and produced by Robert Alan Ping. Copyright (c) 2000 by Eli Coppola/Robert Alan Ping.
PERK! Warmup Jam - Skyway - 2016
PERK! Warmup Jam - Skyway - 2016Slow funky groove, made up on the spot as warmup. Skyway Bar, Oregon, 2016. I began the groove with a rhythm guitar part. Copyright PERK! 2016.
PERK - SidePocket - 2016 - Skyway Bar - Oregon
PERK - SidePocket - 2016 - Skyway Bar - OregonFunk groove with trumpet/sax melody and four solos. Original song written by members of PERK! Portland Grooves, melody by Robert Ping. Copyright 2016 PERK! Portland Grooves.
Righteous Way - Side 2
Righteous Way - Side 2Second side of reggae album by Born in the Hills, 1997, San Francisco Bay Area. I co-wrote, arranged and produced, played rhythm and lead guitar and sang on this album. Copyright 1997 Born in the Hills.
Righteous Way - Side 1
Righteous Way - Side 1First side of reggae album by Born in the Hills, 1997, San Francisco Bay Area. I co-wrote, arranged and produced, played rhythm and lead guitar and sang on this album. Copyright 1997 Born in the Hills.