Robert Alan Ping
CONTACT

SEEKING

Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Flute, Other, Trombone.

ABOUT

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:
Committed
Years playing music:
20
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

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...

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Trumpet:
Expert
Background Singer:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Piano:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

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

MUSIC