The Mad Chemist


Band to Join, Flute, Harmonica, Background Singer, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto.


age 13 started playing-took 31/32 years of classical training. Frew up in musical family, always around guitars, a baby grand, drums, keyboards since I was a wee boy. In 1997 I made my 1st solo album drift in a pyramid in Kansas, formed 1st band in 1997 "Main street Breakdown" in HS. Moved to Lwrence KS, and formed/named the band Random Hppening- the town psychedelic jaz/funk/fusion quartet, stayed together a little over 2 yrs. Moved to boulder, played in an exp. trio doing free jazz. Joined band I named called Down With Naked played with them for about 8 months. played in a prog rock.funk quartet unnamed, basd on wierd time sig. then played in Chuckwagon Express & played around town+ impromptu jams w/ Kanal, other bands, opened for Roger Walters 20th congress & various bands of the type. Played at the Fox in Boulder, played at Granada, Jazzhouse, Bottleneck in Lawrence, over 200 gigs/parties total. Now in Burbs of Chi town, played with a ska/reggae/cover band briefly (name fuzzy now) .....damn you know how it is. Can play any style. Wnt to play with people who arent afraid of leting go and coming back to the structure + improv, I mean ASS SHAKING improv! want Bass, Kit, Possibly a DJ who has experience w/ bands, maybe a guitarist, , double bas would be nice, want to make an eclectivc band, also a percussioniost, whatwever sounds fresh, want to make it electric/electro-trancy a bit at times but also down to earth shattering funk, only a few covers, really good ones Mahavishnu Sco, MMW, exc.... LETS JAM!!! P.S I also Throatsing/Harmonic singing
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The Mad Chemist
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Sep 27 2006
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Gear Over the years I have pickd up A juno 60, a Korg Microsynth, A Korg analog modeling synth the ms2000, a roland drawbar orghan the vk7, 2 fender rhodes 1 for parts and 1 suitcase satellite model I love from 78' . Also own a Korg 72 key stage piano weighted keys, lots of studio quality recorduing gear + mastering gear, (have a Focusrite Mixmaster platinum MSRP $1700) als own a practice yamaha = electriv drum set = acoustic jimbes nd a theremin and an array of pedals, a looper (boss), a wah, a magicstomp2(yamaha) a korg modeling box, a memory man deluxe (electro Harmonix), flanger......+ zoom portastudio for modeling cool effects, and a tascam 8track porta, firewire 410 (M audio) ansd a kiler comressor+dual tube pre's/directboxes, yamaha 8 tyrack mixer w/32bitDSP. A $700 Crate Keyboard Amp.I play my baaby grand a lot too! Theremin, Nice Crate $700 MSRP key amp