SEEKINGVocalist, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Violin, Saxophone, Keyboard, Background Singer, Flute.
Drum stylist seeking vocal group with instrumental backing including piano, bass, guitar and drums. Seeking rehearsals and gigs. Much experience....dynamic and precise....pocket w/tasty, signature fills!!
60's - 70's pop vocal band for gigs.
Local musicians and local gigs only.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Oct 12 2010
- Active within 24 hours
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 4-5 nights a week
- Most available:
My musical influences are vast. The short list includes:
The Beatles, Santana, El Chicano, Malo, Kalapana, Chicago, The Carpenters, Seawind, Tower of Power, Chick Corea, Teena Marie, Patsy Cline, Jethro Tull, Kansas, George Benson, Elton John, Steely Dan, Al Jarreau, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, The Jackson 5, The Partridge Family, The Osmonds, Average White Band, Deodato, Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66' 77' and 88', Miles Davis, The Allman Brothers, War, Hall & Oates, Burt Bacharach, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, The Dixie Dregs, The Steve Morse Band, Maynard Ferguson, Sadao Wantanabe, Toto, Larry Carlton, Jean Luc Ponty, Olivia Newton John, Lionel Riche, The Meters, The Neville Brothers, Prince, The Rippingtons, Tierra, The Seekers, CCR, Asleep at the Wheel, Weather Report, Spyro Gyra, Ray Conniff, Percy Faith, Andre Kostelanetz, Captain and Tennille etc....
* The entire CTI (Creed Taylor) jazz catalogue
* Much of the A & M Records catalogue; 60's through 70's.
* All the pop / rock / soul / r&b music that made it anywhere on the charts in the 70's;1970-1979
- Other Percussion:
I possess all the necessary equipment appropriate for most settings:
Ludwig drums (1968 Blue Oyster Pearl)
Ludwig,Pearl, Yamaha and Mapex hardware
Nice collection of Zildjian cymbals