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Jim Gavin
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Accordion, Cello, Upright bass, Steel guitar, Bagpipes, Trombone, Vocalist - Alto, Dobro, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Other, Flute, Harmonica, Background Singer, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist.

ABOUT

Hello thar,
Im 24 at the mo, i have played music for most of my life and hope to keep it that way. I'm serious about making music my career in life and i have a fair bit of experience.
I am currently working on/in a number of projects so im very busy these days but im always up for new things.
I finished studying a Foundation degree in Creatice Music at ICMP after completing the higher diploma 2 years ago.
My first instrument is the violin which i have played for over 13 years studying first classical Suzuki violin and have in the last 5 year been playing traditional Irish and Scottish fiddle.
Iv played with a number of good bands such as The Screaming BlueJays, The Ocrastra, The Pricks, Neck, Back o Beyond, Franky and the Jacks, The Rad Orchestra, Teyr and various others. If you would like more details you can call me on 07948 351 830 or you can send an e-mail to the_gavinator100@.es

Screen name:
Jim Gavin
Member since:
Nov 02 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
14
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

The site only allowes 3 generes of music but my influences are all over the place. Funk, Blues, Reggae, Latin, R&B,Jazz, ska, Folk, Celtic ect
Band i listen to are- LAU, KAN, Lunasa, Planxty, Steve Ray Vaughn, Jimi hendrix, Rory Gallagher, Led Zeppelin, , Streetlight Manifesto, Golgol Bordello, Django reinhardt but to name a few

EQUIPMENT

I play a white Fender copy has a great sound much like a pre CBS Strat, i play through a Fender deluxe, i also have Fender Jazz Bass which i play through a 300w Trace Elliot.
My violin does not have maker that i can decipher but has a very good sound.
I also play a 1950's acoustic Levin guitar

MUSIC