vinpro
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Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

I'm a country boy originally from rural North Carolina with a love for art and music. From a very young piano/organ player for a small country church, to a working man that is trying to pay the bills, music has created a soundtrack for my life. It's time to find other like-minded talent to enjoy the experiences that performance can provide. My preferred musical genres are; country, southern rock, jazz & blues, and soul/Motown. I have played piano for many years (off and on), and currently working on the flute (both native & concert). This talent has been kept in the comfort of home and family, and it’s time…

Screen name:
vinpro
Member since:
Nov 24 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

There are so many influences that have shaped my views and what music has been, currently is, and what it can become. With so many genres to choice from, I like to find something brilliant in all of them. Here are a few that come to mind:
Country/Southern Rock – Dolly Parton, Alabama, The Oak Ridge Boys, Hank Williams, Sr., Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Crystal Gayle, Juice Newton, Johnny Cash, Brooks & Dunn, Buck Owens, George Straight, Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, CCR, Rascal Flatts, Charlie Daniels, Tim McGraw, Amanda Lambert, Ronnie Milsap, Randy Travis, and so many others…
Jazz/Blues/R&B/Soul – Lead Belly, Muddy Waters, Memphis Minnie, Marvin Gaye, Barry White, Louis Armstrong, B. B. King, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, George Gershwin, George Winston, Bonnie Raitt, and again so many others….
Pop/Rock – The Beatles, The Animals, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Metallica, Incubus, Sublime, The Cure, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Journey, Chicago, Nickleback, Rob Thomas, Heart, Pat Benatar, Cyndi Lauper, and you know the rest by now….

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Bass:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Keyboard:
Advanced
Piano:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Other:
Advanced
Flute:
Moderate
Harmonica:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Piano, flute, paper, pen, and myself