Stephen Bondy
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Bass Guitar, Drums, Violin, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Other.

ABOUT

'60's & Young Retired, Single, White Male, Height/Weight proportionate. Began 'Classical' piano age (5). Continued piano to age (13). Picked up a guitar the same year & never put it down. Attended "Paul & Eddie Simon's Guitar Institute" N.Y.C., & "The New School For Social Research" also in N.Y.C. Sang harmony 'Tenor' in my Father's "Barbershop Quartet" as well as Beach Boys, Bee Gees & Beatles with my Brother. My 1st Band was with my Brother & "Craig Barry" drummer for "The Lords" & "Kinderhook Creek". I was in: early "Blackfoot", "Crack The Sky", "Nektar" & "Agentz" & "Peppy Castro ". w/players from: "Dixie Dregs", "Entwhistle Band", "Lynyrd Skynyrd", "T.S.O.", "Aerosmith".

Screen name:
Stephen Bondy
Member since:
Aug 28 2017
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:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

'60s, '70s, '80s, '90s. As each wave came out, I learned from them by going to shows. Some I never saw 'live' & had to settle for what TV was available then. "The Beatles", "The Stones", "The Kinks", "The Zombies", "The Who", "Jimi Hendrix", "Jeff Beck", "Leslie West", "Eric Clapton", "Jimmy Page", "Santana", "Bill Connors", "John McLaughlin", "Allan Holdsworth". Beatles, Journey, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Foo Fighters, Genesis, King Crimson, YES, R.T.F., M.H.O., U.K., British Blues, Free Form Jazz.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Soprano:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist - Alto:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Gibson SG's, 355's, Fender Strat's, Moonstone, Martin, Ovation, Parker. Marshall 100 watt - 1/2 stack, Leslie Tone cab. #145, Vox AC-30, Mesa Boogie 100 watt (S.O.B.), '61 Fender Deluxe, '53 Fender Tremloluxe, any pedal worth owning, especially pre-digital boutique models collected over decades.