SEEKINGVocalist - Soprano, Acoustic Guitar, Violin, Trumpet, Keyboard, Vocalist - Alto, Clarinet.
Bending a note here for contralto or higher and an instrument: acoustic, archtop, reed, brass, fretless bowed, or keyboard - Bb3 and higher. Developing a fresh yet familiar sound, putting a spin on covers, legacy songwriting. Listening for musical collaboration. Duo, Trio.
Collaborator here has a capella ensemble experience, Barbershop, more recently a semester of Bass-Baritone voice training, geeky with Western Music Theory. Improvisational whistling. Was a part-time music instructor for gigglingly low music pay plus musical self-challenge and fun.
Instruments are customized from the earliest 1992 acoustic. Early 2000s, down- and alternate-tuning, then slack. Summer 2019, a 6-string Bass configured for Bb0, standup-bass tone.
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- Member since:
- Jul 05 2020
- Active within 24 hours
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
Recent include Carol Kaye, Level 42, Hoagy Carmichael, Norah Jones, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, KT Tunstall, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Love Canon, Widespread Panic, The Radiators, Lana Del Rey, Daft Punk, Spafford, Maps & Atlases, Horror Pops, Wendy Law, Paco Vidal. Further back Leo Kottke, Mark Knopfler, Chuck Mangione. Tequila.
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- Upright bass:
- Vocalist - Bass:
- Vocalist - Baritone:
Low-voiced 6-strings. Tube combos with Alnico Blue, Pulse15. RE-20 microphone premixed with instrument into hi-Z amps, DI XLR line level.
Oh Baby Groove 20200706 c2020
Oh Baby Groove 20200706 c2020 Track number: 2 Year: 2020 Album: Live Recordings Genre: Blues
I - IV - V 12-bar improvisation in Bb. (c)2020
Hymn for Her 20200719 c2020
Hymn for Her 20200719 c2020 Track number: 3 Year: 2020 Album: Live Recordings Genre: Jazz
Minor key 12-bar improvisation, two instruments. (c)2020
Gear Check 20200722 c2020
Gear Check 20200722 c2020 Track number: 4 Year: 2020 Album: Live Recordings Genre: Jazz
Ongoing sound engineering (c)2020 - mp3 rate 128 to fit 10gb instead of 256 or 320.