SEEKING

Vocalist - Soprano, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Violin, Piano, Harmonica, Upright bass, Cello.

ABOUT

"Tom Cooney Music", with links to videos,

I AM A: Singer-songwriter, guitarist, instructor. 'Been playing and loving music for a long while. Plays mostly acoustic. Plays originals and covers in contemporary folk, blues, R&B, jazz. Plays out periodically (2-4 x/mo). also attends and hosts open mics, jams, performs at church. Selected for regional songwriter showcases and releases.

Good guitarist with strong rhythm skills, including barre and jazz voicings; and ok improv skills for folk-rock, blues, jazz-blues, and simpler jazz tunes. Good vocalist with decent range, and a keen eye for delivering the lyric. Can read and write chord charts / lead sheets. Knows music theory.

SEEKING: Skilled, mature, confident musician to jam with and possibly play out with, record with, if the compatibility is there (duo or trio). Must be very strong at improv / leads; Able to play a broad range of styles (see list); Able to pickup new tunes quickly; A good musical listener; Vocals a plus; Multi-instrumentalist a plus; No drama; Must have gigging experience and good stage and audience skills - low key, no drama.

Looking to play a sound that is professional but flexible, fun, and relaxed.

Screen name:
tomcooneymusic
Member since:
Mar 01 2016
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

FOLK / AMERICANA: James Taylor, Paul Simon, CSNY, Jason Isbell, Josh Ritter, John Mayer, John Gorka, Joni Mitchell, Patty Griffin, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett, Van Morrison, The Chieftains. Hank Williams Sr., Los Lobos, NRBQ JAZZ / R&B: Bill Withers, Melody Gardot, Madellaine Peyroux, Jobim, Smokey Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald, REAL BOOK & Great American Songbook standards, BLUES: Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Big Bill Broonzy, Taj Mahal, Willie Dixon.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Acoustic-electric steel string; Acoustic-electric nylon string; hollow body electric; Small PA, mid-sized PA.

MUSIC