russell1117343
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Tenor, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer.

ABOUT

Been playing guitar since 1969, took lessons from Dave Guard of the Kingston Trio, started playing electric in 1973. have played publicly since 1971, my first pro band, in 1978, played in Sunnyvale Community Theater as accompanist in the mid 70's. My highlights of my career came in 1993-95, when I played with Mark Castro Band, and played with original Santana members Dave Brown and Rico Reyes. We had musicians from Ronnie Montrose, Malo, Inner Circle, Santana...I was hired as lead voclaist, but played keyboard backup,, latin percussion , guitar and bass and drums

Screen name:
russell1117343
Member since:
Mar 03 2016
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Carlos Santana, Robin Trower, Ritchie Blackmore (main influence) Andy Latimer of Camel

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Drums:
Moderate
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Vocalist - Alto:
Moderate
Piano:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

yamaha FG700s, Epiphone doubleneck SG, Epiphone Les Paul Custom Pro, Fender Stratocaster Classic 70's re-issue all natural wood strat. Squier Affinity Strat, A precision bass copy , and a Casio CTK 7200
Peavey Vyper 2 with Sanpera 2 foot controller, Jim Dunlop Cry Baby, and a Line 6 Spider III.