bill_fletcher
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Trumpet, Saxophone, Piano, Flute, Vocalist - Alto, Electronic Music, Clarinet.

ABOUT

Double bass for jazz, folk and world music. I can read, play from chords or improvise. Happy to gig, dep or play for studio sessions. Best availability is weekday evenings. I also double on fretless bass.

I've previously also played celtic folk, swedish polskas, tango (Piazzolla etc), brazillian bossa and samba, and latin/funk.

Screen name:
bill_fletcher
Member since:
Oct 21 2012
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

Jazz (all genres from trad to bop to latin to abstract). Jazz players that have influenced me - Dexter Gordon, Roland Kirk, John Schofield
Acoustic/Folk/Roots: Danny Thompson, Planxty, Ale Moller, Lunasa, Alan Stivel
World: Rabih Abou-Khalil, Orchestre National de Barbés

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Upright bass:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Other:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Double bass with piezo and condenser mic
Fretless Fender Jazz bass
Effects/processors (if needed): chorus, delay, reverb, envelope filter, POG, Echoplex EDP etc etc
Combo amp
Small PA