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ABOUT

Thru the 70s I played the local folk clubs, the Hinckley Grammar School folk club, the Ampersand in Barwell, the Couriers Club in Leicester, the Albion in Earl Shilton both solo and in various bands. I stopped playing in the 80s due to the pressures of bringing up a family. I started playing again the 90s and played rythym guitar & bass with the Colin Toms' Bat & Ball Blues Band. During the 00s I played guitar for a local country singer doing Eagles covers and other country stuff. I also played bass guitar and lead guitar on a single by the band Silver Spirit. I am currently recording and trying to improve my piano playing. Although I primarily play blues I also dabble in folk, funk & country. I also play electronic dance music and experimental stuff.

Screen name:
Arthur Brown
Member since:
May 28 2012
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Blues.: Jimmie Vaughan, Jimmie Smith, Robert Johnson, Rory Galagher.
Folk: Roy Harper, Crosby Stills & Nash, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Lindisfarne, Gram Parsons.
Rock: Pink Floyd, Steve Miller Band, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Arthur Lee, Doors, Eagles, Jackson Browne, Humble Pie, Rolling Stones, Pretty Things, Talking Heads.
Funk: The Meters, Dr. John, Steve Cropper.
Contemporary : Massive Attack, Hooverphonic, Faithless, Portishead, Theivery Corporation, Deep Dish

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Lots of guitars - Gibson Les Paul Pro 2, Fender USA Stratocaster Pro, Taylor electro acoustic, LAG electro acoustic, , Roland stage piano. Fuchs Amplifier & Zilla 2 x 12, Hughes & Ketner Tubemeister & 1 x 12 cab, Alesis drum pad / machine and home studio running Logic Studio, Presonus mixer & a pair of Yamaha HS7 Studio Monitors.

MUSIC