samsmusic
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Band to Join, Bass Guitar.

ABOUT

I am a professionaly trained jazz style guitar and bass player. I am interested in playing with people who are into any of the genres of music I have listed here.
I have played over 1000 gigs since 1957!
I am also a retired and degreed audio/video elctrical engineer which comes in handy at times.

Screen name:
samsmusic
Member since:
Apr 02 2006
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
55
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
1 night a week

Influences

Style of music may vary, but I tend to lean towards jazz based styles,classic rock or blues based genres, R&B, Folk Rock, Jazz rock, Country, and latin. Some of my favorite performers are: Texas Tornados, Vince Gil, James Burton, Albert Lee , Lonnie Mack, Eric Clapton, Mark Knofler, Billy Preston, Lee Michaels, Stones, Zepplin, Outlaws, the Band, Eagles, The Mavericks , Judy Collins, Shedaisy, Clint Black, George Strait, Buddy Holly, Shania Twain, Allison Krauss, Chet Atkins, Linda Ronstadt, Bela Fleck, Boots Randolph, Floyd Cramer, Creedance Clearwater Revival, Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Little Feet, Rhinoceros, Beatles, Three dog night, Bonnie Raitt, Mellisa Etheridge, JJ Cale, BB King, Arthur Smith, , Dave Brubeck, Enya, Jethro Tull, Jeff Beck, Joni Mitchell & Jaco Pastorius & Pat Metheny.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

I have lots of great equipment, mostly new!
A new Gretch 5420T (Chet Atkins/Duane Eddy style),
Gibson SG custom, and, Epiphone SG,
Yamaha PSR 550 full midi keyboard
Behringer 61 key midi controller, for use with Yamaha midi module
stereo Leslie simulator sound processor,
Behringer stereo guitar amp, being rebuilt!
Acoustic lead series guitar amp,
Behringer powered pa mixer PMX2000 ( 500watts), 2 120 watt stereo power amps. 2 gemini 15" dj speakers
Fender Passport Event pa system with 4 speakers and poles,
Presonus 8 Track daw recording system, Tascam tape, tascam daw, and Korg digital field recorder, and assorted microphones.
TC Heli. Voicetone d1, Digitech whammy, Digitech Trio+ looper.
New modules are on order for organ and pitch changing