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kickassmonk06
CONTACT

SEEKING

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

ABOUT

Ankur Shahi is an Indian Guitarist/ Producer and Music Business consultant who grew up listening to a lot of Bollywood music. As a teenager, he was introduced to Rock/metal music, which also got him into playing the Guitar. Later in his musical journey, he developed an interest in Indian Classical and Rock-and-roll music. His musical style is heavily influenced by rock, heavy metal, Indian classical, ballad, blues, world music, and fusion, His influences have been great guitar legends like Paul Gilbert from MR.BIG, Racer X, John Petrucci from Dream Theatre, bands like Iron maiden, Metallica, Slash from Guns and Roses, Sitarist Anoushka Shankar, Prassana and Indian rock bands like Mother Jane, Agnee and Parikrama. Having studied Music Performance at The True School of Music has helped him develop as a musician. He also has been a part of a few bands in college and participated in college rock band competitions. He likes to write his own lyrics and music. Apart from this, he has also contributed to writing songs for his band. He recently completed an MA in Music Business from London College of Music, University of West London.

Screen name:
kickassmonk06
Member since:
May 16 2021
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
5
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Paul Gilbert, Slash, Iron maiden, John Petrucci, BFMV, Alterbridge, Karnivool, Tessaract, Metallica, Anoushka Shankar and Motherjane

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Electronic Music:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Electric Guitar (7 string), Acoustic Guitar, Pedals and Home Recording Equipments

MUSIC