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david359388
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Drums, Saxophone.

ABOUT

Bass player, 68, been playing semi-pro off and on since 1972. Some backing vocals where the bassline allows it.

Screen name:
david359388
Member since:
Jan 25 2019
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

For female fronted rock set:-
The Pretty Reckless, Republica, The Ting Tings, Martha and the Muffins, Pat Benetar, etc.
For female fronted 'sit down' set:
Joan Armatrading, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, 4 Non Blondes, Edie Brickell, etc
For male fronted rock set:
Iggy Pop, Nickelback, Body Rockers, Ian Dury, etc
For male fronted 'sit down' set:
Tony Joe White, Buddy Guy, JJ Cale, Steve Earle, Albert King, etc

Too many artists & covers to list here, depends on the line up.

I like nearly all music styles including M.O.R, rock (but not heavy metal), folk rock, funk, blues - anything with drive, energy, melody and feeling, all except for trad' jazz which I just can't get my head around. Not a reader (not fast enough to be any good anyway). Good kit, good attitude, not afraid to put in the graft, and I live in Broadstone so ideally placed for the Poole B'mouth area.

With thanks for looking, Dave.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Trace Elliot stack, comprising:
Head - GP 12 SMX 350w
Top cab - 4 x 10" + adjustable horn 300w
Lower cab - 15" sub woofer 300w
For most pub gigs (indoor) the top half is sufficient. Also have a small practice amp.
Two 5 string basses with totally different characteristics.
Also about to invest in a 5 string fretless to cope with new material I'm working on.

MUSIC