tommyttoybass
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, DJ, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Vocalist.

ABOUT

Local session bassist, electric and upright, 30 years professional experience, played wide variety of genres and styles, from pop to punk, classic rock to classical, jazz to folk. No ego to stroke, just want to make the band and the music be as good as it can be. Available for sessions and gigs

Screen name:
tommyttoybass
Member since:
Jan 08 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Sting/The Police, Marcus Miller, Jaco Pastorius, James Brown, James Jamerson, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Will Lee, Brian Setzer, Nirvana, Steely Dan, Green Day, Aretha Franklin, Booker T & The MG's, Led Zeppelin, Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue", The Beatles, The Power of Power, Rush, No Doubt, Elvis Costello, the 80's, David Sanborn, Cream, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock's "Head Hunters" & "Future Shock", The Beastie Boys, Vince Guaraldi, Men at Work, Foo Fighters, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, The Tubes, NWA, Violent Femmes, Theme to "Barney Miller"

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Moderate
Upright bass:
Moderate
Rhythm Guitar:
Intermediate
Acoustic Guitar:
Intermediate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Fender Jazz Bass (American Elite, 2016), 4-string
Spector Bass (NS-2A, 1990), 4-string
Rogue Bass (LX200BF, 2006), 4-string fretless
Ampeg Portaflex amp (PF-500, 2015), 500w head
SWR Goliath Jr III cabinet (1999) 2x10 350w RMS
Engelhardt Upright Bass (EC1 2011), 4-string
Fishman Acoustic Bass Preamp (B-II, 2011)
Samson Airline Wireless Bass (AP1B & AG1, 2007)
Simpsons Lunch Box (Metal 2010) because grooving takes a lot of energy. And I get hungry.

MUSIC