The Sunshapes
CONTACT

SEEKING

Vocalist, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Violin, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Vocalist - Alto, Cello, Ukulele.

ABOUT

I'm a classically trained composer and singer/songwriter who plays original songs and cover tunes as a solo act or often also as a duo or full band depending on who is available for each gig. I have a couple albums worth of songs written for guitar/piano and voice. I've played these songs with several different formations of bands as well as on my own.

Looking for musician(s) to jam with and collaborate with on my/your current songs and to write new music as well. For my music, I have chord charts to read along with until the songs are memorized as well as scratch recordings to practice along with if desired.

I generally hold out for shows that pay but will sometimes take non-paying bigger festival shows for the exposure or obscure events that support a cause we believe in (i.e. Veganism/Environmentalism).

We can rehearse and record at my home studio in Roseville, MN. I'm open to ideas musically, but ultimately aiming for an indie pop/folk meets classical sound.

bryan.schumann at g-m-a-i-l . c-o-m

Screen name:
The Sunshapes
Member since:
Apr 04 2015
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Bands/Artists: All sorts of classic and modern pop, rock, indie, and acoustic music. From The Beatles to Incubus, AIR, Asgeir, Jason Isbell, Jeremy Messersmith, Mason Jennings, The Lumineers, Radiohead, Glass Animals, Bjork, & lots of 90s and 00s bands.

Classical Composers: Jennifer Higdon, Steve Reich, Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, & Erik Satie. Many many more. Too many to list :)

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Trumpet:
Advanced
Keyboard:
Advanced
Piano:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Intermediate
Ukulele:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Practice space with a PA system and attached recording studio. Acoustic & electric guitars w/ effects and stage amps, bass guitar, a few keyboards & synths, drum set, various hand drums & perc accessories (shakers, kalimba, djembe, cajon/bongo hybrid drum, etc), a few trumpets w/ electronic hookups and effects, ukulele, banjolele, violin.

MUSIC