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jakey370973
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ABOUT

Mainly mandolin these days - can sightread and read notation.
Have played around the UK and Europe. Also have played lead guitar &/or electric bass for several musicals.
Violin player from 4 yrs, and recently picked it up again.
I also teach to play for a living.
I gig a lot for local bands, barn dances, solo stuff etc.
Hashtag Earl Grey and the Biscuits
If you need a bit of mandolin, let me know ... :-)

Screen name:
jakey370973
Member since:
Aug 23 2019
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100

Influences

SO many. Possibly too many to list.
Ah, ok. 70s classic rock. Blues. Folk and classic mandolin. Bluehorses. My first violin teacher, Edmund Hopkins. Sid Sager. SAHB (first band I saw live). Fairport. Gong. Stravinsky. Playing live. Parents. Celtic music.
A host of individual musicians and groups all across the musical spectrum.
Not Jazz though, or Drum n Bass

Instrument experience:

Mandolin:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Violin:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Moderate
Banjo:
Moderate
Fiddle:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Oooh, lots...