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John The Hat
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ABOUT

I've been playing various styles of music for years from classical to heavy rock by way of blues, country, folk, jazz etc. etc.

Now playing mainly blues harp, rock drums, acoustic 12-string and Rock & Blues/Country keys.

Screen name:
John The Hat
Member since:
Feb 26 2009
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Many and varied! In no particular order: Jon Lord, Ray Manzarek John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Jim Steinman, Elton John, John Mayer, Tom Petty, Jim Morrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Crowes, Pink Floyd to name a few. I'll make this more comprehensive when I can.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Harmonica:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Keyboard:
Advanced
Piano:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Premier Resonator Drum Kit (24" Bass, 12", 13", 14" & 16" toms and a rare Resonator 14" Snare) , Paiste Alpha Cymbals (14" Medium Hi-Hats, 10" metal splash, 16" Thin Crash, 14"/16"/18" Crash, 16" China, 22" Heavy Ride), various percussion instruments, Seagull 12-string Acoustic Guitar, Takamine G-Series 6-String Acoustic Guitar, Yamaha Electric, Line 6 Spider 2 Amp, Hohner Blues Harps, Roland XP-80 and XP-10 Keyboards and a Viscount D9 Drawbar Organ

Also available is a 3,000 Watt PA:
2 x QSC 1,000W Mains
1 x QSC 1,000W Sub
4 x 400W Warfedale Monitors
1 x Presonus 24 channel digital desk
4 x Sure SM58s
3 x Rhode M3s
1 x Drum Mic set
stands and all leads.

CALENDAR

Past Events

Open Mic night at The Nelson, Merton Road, South Wimbledon