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Heval Chia Abid
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Violin, Trumpet, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Flute, Upright bass, Clarinet.

ABOUT

Hello my name's Heval, I am both a working musician and a student of music based in Bristol. My main instrument is guitar and I consider myself to be a competent player in almost all genres of music admittedly falling short in latin and jazz styles as well as metal. The 4 genres I selected are the ones I am most knowledgeable in and have the most experience playing, I also have some knowledge/experience in recording & mixing/mastering as well as social media, promotion and events management.

I play in a few different local bands as well as work on my own solo projects, I'm on here primarily to build a network of musicians that I can trust and rely on to help with these projects.

Currently I am looking for (but not exclusively)

Bassist and a drummer to play in a jazz/contemporary/neo soul outfit looking to start gigging around October.

Ambient Synth player/live sound engineer to perform with a shoe gaze/hardcore/post metal act, again looking to start playing shows in October.

Screen name:
Heval Chia Abid
Member since:
Feb 06 2018
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

Artists who I would definitely consider to have had an obvious affect on my playing/writing over the years are:

Slash, Bob Dylan, TMOE, Igor Presynakov, Tommy Emmanuel, The Strokes, Deftones, Django Reindhart, Flamenco/percussive acoustic artists.

Not sure I'd consider all of these influences on my preferred playing styles but people I particularly admire are:

Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Johnny Marr, Albert Hammond Jr. , Jimmy Page, Chris Cornell, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, James Brown, Chino Moreno, David Bowie, The Talking Heads.

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Intermediate
Background Singer:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Gibson LPJ 2014, Prudencio Saez G36, Crafter TMC 035/N,
Hughes and Kettner Tubemeister 18 with TM112 open back Cab
Pedal board includes: Digital Tuner, Wah, Overdrive, Talkbox, Chorus, Phaser, Univibe, Reverb.
Recording equipment includes: KRK 5's, Scarlet 6i6, Rode NT2A, and MacBook Pro 14 + Logic X
(Also in the process of building my own custom Stratocaster under the name 'Valoren Guitars')

MUSIC