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David Hayward


Band to Join, Upright bass, Steel guitar, Trombone, Dobro, Mandolin, Flute, Harmonica, Background Singer, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Vocalist.


Keen to meet gypsy/swing musicians in London - contact email below.

Graduate of the ICMP in London, now based in North London juggling teaching work/day job. Looking to join established projects, genuinely love playing all kinds of music from acoustic folk-y stuff, jazz, blues (love Chicago/West Side sound, Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters, Magic Sam, Otis Rush etc), hard rock, reggae, pop. Excellent at learning repertoire in short space of time, good improv, transcribing and arranging skills, good fretboard knowledge.
Contact milsh (at) (dot) co (dot) uk

Screen name:
David Hayward
Member since:
Apr 26 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week


Playing wise - Curtis Mayfield, Robben Ford, Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Nolan, Marc Ribot, Chet Atkins, Freddie Green, Hubert Sumlin, Wes Montgomery, Peter Green, Sylvain Luc, Django Reinhardt, Buddy Guy, Albert King, Muddy Waters, Prince, John McLaughlin, Phelps 'Catfish' Collins, Chet Atkins, Derek Trucks, Guthrie Govan, Frank Vignola.
In general - too many but...proper funk, Chess Records, 'Memphis soul' e.g Ann Peebles, Candi Staton, Bettye Swann. J Dilla, Stax (Little Milton, Rufus Thomas), 'West Side' blues like Otis Rush and Magic Sam, Paul Simon.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Lead Guitar:
Acoustic Guitar: