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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar, Other Percussion, Violin, Flute, Other, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Trombone, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

I play banjo, 12 & 6 string guitar. Chasing some mad unattainable and undefined ideal. Musically not massively literate but can take on new chords, techniques as required. I play folk-ish/acoustic but like lots of other stuff. I write songs; can sing a bit. I'm at open-mic level now, but would love to be part of an interesting band/duo etc, and develop original material (mine and others) Happy to see where it goes, just for the joy of music. Would love to find a singer, fiddler, accordion/melodeon - but all enquiries welcome.

Screen name:
Quaggy
Member since:
Sep 23 2017
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

Musicians I like: Nick Drake,Joni Mitchell, Karine Polwart; John Martyn, Clive Palmer; The Who, Led Zep, Martin Simpson, Sandy Denny; Byrds, James McMurtrey; psychedelic furs; Joy Division; Nusrat; Grasscut; Neu; Prince Fari; Floyd; Lata Mangeshkar; Kate Bush; better stop now it's getting silly (oh yeah Damien O'Kane).

Influences: local history, rivers, trees, sunshine, moon phases, my partner & children. Distant hallucinogenic memories; adventures in psychiatry both amateur and professional. Any damn thing I'm near to at the time.

Instrument experience:

Acoustic Guitar:
Intermediate
Other:
Intermediate
Banjo:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Flock of 5-string banjos - one a 'C'-scale;
ancient, battered beloved Gibson epiphone (6 string)
"Taylor" 12 string guitar
Acoustic amp (40 watt, Stagg)
One loop delay pedal thingy
South Asian Harmonium
A violin (can't play at all)
Tin whistles and harmonicas (Pretty much ditto)
Jew's harps (Hurt my teeth too much).

MUSIC