SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Piano.

ABOUT

I am an experienced Guitarist, Performer, Entertainer and Music Teacher. I have been performing for over 15 years and teaching music for over 19years.

I am looking to start or join a jazz, folk, rock, blues or reggae band for weddings, parties, corporate events, as well as clubs and concert venues. Covers and originals. My vision is a four-piece band with Guitar (me), and piano, bass, drums who double as singers. But open to other instrument lineup.

Looking for people who are really committed, and who are willing to take the risk and not just talk about starting a band!! It occurred to me that many of the most successful groups started out by living together so they would have time to practice, work our new material, record and support each other's musical development. I have house with three extra rooms, for the right bass player, drummer and piano player. If you're committed and ready to put your (ahem) butt on the line. Hit me up to schedule an audition!

Screen name:
StartingABand
Member since:
Aug 04 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Too many to list - Classic jazz artists and singers (Armstrong, Duke, Basie, Ella, Billie), Wes Montgomery, George Van Eps, the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Mamas & Papas, Astrud Gilberto, Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, Mozart, Stevie Wonder, The Carpenters, The Mamas & the Papas, Blondie, Jefferson Airplane, Chicago, Bowie, Leon Russell, George Benson, Jimmy Page, Peter Frampton, David Gilmore

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist - Bass:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Ukulele:
Moderate
DJ:
Moderate
Piano:
Intermediate
Banjo:
Intermediate
Mandolin:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Acoustic and electric GUITARS: Martin, Fender, Yamaha and Epiphones guitars among others;
PA SYSTEMS: Samson XP800 & XP150
AMPS: Fender, Marshall, Crate; Crate Bass practice amp;
KEYBOARDS: Roland and MAudio Keyboard; Yamaha electronic piano; RECORDING: Yamaha multi-track recorder, Logic Studio (Apple); assortment of Mixers, microphones, and more.

MUSIC