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andy_proggy_folky_rocky_thing
CONTACT

SEEKING

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

ABOUT

My ambitions are to gig regularly, though I am a way off that, and to write and record meaningful music on which I am making a start, even if only for my own satisfaction.
I'm looking to find other people to play with; as a duo, band, ensemble, session etc for practice, for fun, for songwriting, for recording or with an aim to performing in public, whatever. It doesn't need to lead to gigs, but if it did, all the better.
I'm 51 and have been playing since 18, however it is only in the last few years that I have been seriously practicing and I need to improve to play the music I hear in my head. I own an engineering consultancy, and at present this can take me away for up to 3 weeks on occasion, hence putting down 'moderately committed'.

Screen name:
andy_proggy_folky_rocky_thing
Member since:
Mar 14 2018
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Under 10
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Too many to list and very diverse.
Led Zep, Bert Jansch, Radiohead, King Crimson, Peter Gabriel, Woodie Guthrie, J.S. Bach, Dr John, Nick Drake, Black Sabbath, Hawkwind, Afro Celt Sound System etc etc. I listen to a wide range of music from classic rock to afropop, trad folk to classical, blues to prog rock, Metal to harmony singing.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Intermediate
Acoustic Guitar:
Intermediate
Lead Guitar:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

3 acoustic guitars (1 set up for slide, 1 in DADGAD or whatever)
USA Fender Strat. PRS SE P90. Aria Pro II twin humbucker, currently undergoing upgrade.
Roland Bolt30 valve amp, VOX practice amp
Many various effects, e-bow
PC synth software for sequencing, drum programming etc
Currently planning my home studio