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ABOUT

Hi, I am a self employed musician seeking work with bands’, duo’s playing weddings, events and private functions.

I am available on a part time basis (1-2 gigs per week or as a dep. I do have commitments to other bands that I play in but there is still plenty of space in my diary and I make sure my calendar is always up to date for anyone I am playing with, so they are aware of my availability.

I am a multi instrumentalist with over 20 years of gigging experience.

My first instrument is lead guitar and I can play most things from a variety of styles, as long as you don’t need virtuoso level like Steve Vai and require sweep picking and ridiculous speed like Yngwie Malmsteen or Paul Gilbert. I also play acoustic and rhythm guitar.
I play guitar and sing to a good standard and co-front a wedding band (your New Favourite Band, www.ynfb.co.uk) who have been playing wedding gigs for over a decade.
I can also play bass and cover various styles, unless we are going into highly skilled territory, a la, Jaco Pastorius, Billy Sheehan, Joe Dart.
I play drums to a reasonable standard but would say this is my least proficient instrument and I would be comfortable playing most pop, rock, folk, indie and blues but cannot play more complex fusion grooves, jazz, double Kick or songs with complicated time signatures.

Screen name:
Mr T16
Member since:
Nov 03 2011
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years together:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Age:
43 years

Influences

Too many to mention and from different genres but here’s a flavour.
Hendrix, The Kinks, The Meters, Albert King, Aretha Franklin, Black Sabbath, Counting Crows, Lisa Loeb, Oasis, Duran Duran, Soundgarden, Alanis Morisette, The Naked and Famous, Metallica, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin, Nile Rogers, Buddy Guy, Cory Wong, Iron Maiden, Del Amitri, Aimee Mann, Echobelly, Athlete, Tears for Fears, Black Eyed Peas, Alter Bridge, Rival Sons.

Members Of Band

Me, myself and I.

EQUIPMENT

Guitars:
Gibson SG Standard
Gibson Les Paul Tribute/Goldtop
Fender 60’s player special Stratocaster
Fender Vintera 50’s modified telecaster
Chapman Ml1
Takamine en10c electro acoustic.

Amps:
Marshall JVM 205 100 watt valve head
Marshall 4 x12 cab
Calderon 2x12 cab
Fender Supersonic 60 watt valve head with matching 2x12 cab.

Pedals and fx:
Fully equipped pedalboard to cater for all kinds of styles.
Zoom AC 3 Acoustic preamp/fx pedal.

Sire Marcus Miller Bass.
Bass rig ( currently don’t own one but have use of one/looking to purchase one depending on how much work I get playing bass)

Drums:
Mapex Pro M series fusion kit 22”, 8” 10” 12” 14”.
Tama rockstar 13” rack Tom for rock set up.
Mapex 16’ floor Tom for rock set up.
Zildjian ZBT Cymbals.