basexperience
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Background Singer, Trombone, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

Bass player with over 30 years experience of Rock, Heavy Rock and Funk styles, with a little Jazz thrown in.

Find me on soundcloud at https://soundcloud/basexperience

Screen name:
basexperience
Member since:
Jun 20 2012
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Influences include Stu Hamm, Flea, Bootsy Collins, James Brown, Rocco Prestia, Stuart Zender (I've done a LOT of jamiroquai stuff), Nick Fyffe, Andrew Levy (laid back BNH lines - nice), Cliff Burton (Anaesthesia remains a seminal work), Les Claypool (yes, I can play most of Tommy the Cat), Tony Levin, Billy Sheehan (I can play some of the bass (inc 2-hand tap) from Mr Big and his work with Roth/Vai), Geddy Lee (big fan - learnt a lot of his stuff), Doug Wimbush, Muzz Skillings (I _love_ his living colour stuff), John Entwistle, Sting (Heard the line he did for Duran Duran on fretless? Mental!), John Myung (yes, I can play some Dream Theater tracks from start to finish - Under a Glass Moon is a great workout), John Paul Jones (Lemon Song...great lines!),...

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Basses: 4, 5, 6 string fretted with synth (GR55), 4, 5 string fretless, 4 string acoustic, 4 (rubber) string Ashbory (double bass sound)
Amps: Warwick CCL combo (small gigs), Pro Bass IX 900W biamp head plus 4x10 and 1x15 NEO cabs.
Effects: Bass POD xt.plus floorboard, octavers, Q-tron, BOSS analog bass synth pedal, if it's squidgy I'll like it.