Steve on Sax
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Piano, Keyboard, Trumpet, Drums, Bass Guitar, Vocalist.

ABOUT

I've been playing music since I was 9 years old. I am currently seeking a project with advanced musicians focused on live performance and recording. Preferably in a jazz, funk, soul, or reggae genre. I am also available for session/studio work. Here are some quick points of interest about my music career so far.

swilsonsax

-Featured on over 20 studio recordings
-Annually performs at the Taylormade Invitational Golf Tournament and Adidas International Pro-AM Golf Tournament in Puerta Vallarta Mexico.
-Played in popular ska band "Skiptooth" in the late 90's
-this band played with Everclear, Sublime, Hepcat, the Skatalites, the Skeletones, Voodoo Glowskulls, The English Beat, etc.

-Played in 70's Funk cover band Superbad for 9 years
-this band played Morongo Casino, Pechanga Casino, The Temecula Balloon and Wine Festival, the Route 66 Festival, Temecula Rod Run, etc.
-Superbad was also sponsored as one of Budweiser's True Music Bands

-Played in Roots reggae band "The Night Doctor's"
-this band opened for Yellowman, backed reggae legend Pat Kelly, and was featured at the Rob Machado Surf Experience and Green Expo

-My music/performances have been featured on TV commercials, radio play, music videos, Road Rules, Crusty Demons of Dirt part 3 (motocross video), and recordings that were distributed world wide.

-Currently seeking a project with advanced musicians focused on live performance and recording. Preferably in a jazz, funk, soul, or reggae genre.

-I have studied music/jazz in college in both classroom settings and performance settings. I also have a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Screen name:
Steve on Sax
Member since:
Mar 04 2010
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Too many to name, but for starts: Old jazz (like Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Cannonball Aderley, Oscar Peterson, Art Blakey, Horace Silver etc.), funk (Earth Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Tower of Power, Curtis Mayfield, Greyboy Allstars etc.), Reggae (Marley, Barrington Levy, Steel Pulse etc.) Other favorite bands/artists: Fishbone, Oingo Boingo, Elvis Costello, Conway Twitty, Spoon, Victor Wooten, Sublime, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction, Outkast, Tribe Called Quest, Cee-lo, 2pac, DJ Quick, Suga Free, . I also like soul, Ottis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Cold Blood etc. I like heavy stuff too; Tool, old Deftones, NIN, Chevelle, Perfect Circle, Cake, Ween, The Cardigans, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Stevie Wonder, AND SOOOOOOOOO ON.

EQUIPMENT

Tenor sax: Selmer Paris Reference 54
Tenor mouthpiece: Theo Wanne Durga 3 7*
Tenor reed: Riggotti 3.5
Alto Sax: Selmer Paris Super Action series 2
Alto mouthpiece: Otto Link 5*
alto reed: Legere 3
Soprano Sax: Curved Vespro
Soprano mouthpiece Theo Wanne Durga 3
Baritone sax mouthpiece: Theo Wanne Durga 3
Wireless mic: Shure PGXD14/BETA98H-X8 Wireless Microphones
IEM: Shure P3TRA215CL PSM300 Wireless Stereo Personal Monitor System with Shure SE425-V Sound Isolating Earphones with Dual High Definition MicroDrivers

MUSIC