russell1494794
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Bass Guitar, Fiddle, Lead Guitar, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

See my page "Rusty McRae and friends"...I've played electric lead guitar in country/ rock/blues bands in dance halls and honky tonks since 1980. Been band leader and sideman, and also played fiddle as second instrument. Very confident in backing vocals. I've had several years touring. Lived and worked in Nashville TN for 20 years and recently moved to central Oregon.

Screen name:
russell1494794
Member since:
Nov 19 2020
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Eagles, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens Dwight Yoakam, Joe Diffie, Confederate Railroad, Johnny Paycheck, John Cowan, Emmylou Harris, Redd Volkaert, Doc Watson, Tony Rice, David Bromberg, Ted Nugent, Peter Frampton, Keith Richards, Rick Derringer, and many unknown players I've come in contact with over the years, and many others...Steely Dan, Doobie Bros, Skynyrd, Santana, Vince Gill...

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Fiddle:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

6 Telecasters, 3 Les Pauls, 1Martin HD35, 1 Seagull, 1 Realist violin, 1 Ibanez 5-string bass, 1 Fender tone master twin, 1 Fender '68 custom Vibrolux, 1 Fender tweed Blues Jr, 1 Fender Black and Blue Princeton, 1 Katana 5, 1 Ibanez Promethian bass amp, 1 Fender Rumble 350, 2 Sennheiser e945 vocal mics, 4 EV 767 vocal mics, 2 beta 57s and 2 beta 58s.

MUSIC