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william93937
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Bass Guitar.

ABOUT

Blues Harmonica Player primarily, rhythm guitarist, occasional vocalist. Playing harmonica since age 8. Vocalist for "Burnt Offering" 1969. Took up guitar in 1982, finger picker. Joined my friend Paul Spencer and his band Sheltered Existance in 1994 playing the odd number which led to us forming an acoustic duo with harp numbers 1995. Numerous harmonica jams all over the world, North America, Spain, too many to mention. 1996 solo guitar and harp, Leopard, Doncaster. Rubbed shoulders with Billy Boy Miskimmin from 9 Below Zero. Concentrated on studio recording for many years before moving to the Borders. Joined the Old Buzzard Blues Band in 2011 after a "sound check" which is on YouTube and for a couple of years as harp player and occasional vocalist. Lots of different harp styles were learned, vintage mics and custom amp purchased from U.S.A. Recently jammed with Frank Usher ex Marillion and "Still Whisky"

Screen name:
william93937
Member since:
Jun 13 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Sonny Boy Williamson, Walter "Shakey" Horton, John Mayall, Alan Wilson, Jerry Portnoy

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced
Harmonica:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Harpgear2 custom valve amplifier, several vintage microphones, Lone Wolf harp pedal, all harps all keys. Yamaha APX20 semi-acoustic. Cheap electric Fender copy, zoom effect pedal, chorus