BigDaddy640
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SEEKING

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

ABOUT

Mature - 60 years playing so fully experienced in Jazz/Swing, Dixiland, Lounge, Latin incl. Bossa Nova, Classic Country, Great American Song Book IE: Big Band, light/med Rock, Blues, all times, 4/4,3/4,6/8 I have played virtually all genre' but prefer above. I have fronted my own combo's, played in several and 8 years with a Brandon based Big Band playing 30s,40s etc.
I am a "sensitive" drummer, adept at Brushes, Sticks, Rods and I love to work with vocalists. I live in Brandon and have great rehearsal spot for afternoons or early evenings. Lets play !

Screen name:
BigDaddy640
Member since:
Oct 30 2017
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Just for Fun
Years playing music:
60
Gigs played:
Over 100
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Jazz pianists, Errol Gardner, Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Bruebeck Jazz vocalists, Sarah Vaughn, Carmen McRae, Sinatra, Tony Bennett etc. Big Band, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Goodman, Miller, Dorsey's etc. Dukes of Dixieland, Latin-Hobim and all, Vibes, Appleyard, Tdjader, Norvo, Hampton. Horns/Woodwinds...all the greats, Jazz violin, Grappelli, Accordion, Art Van Damme.. I've heard and played most of it...and yes even old time ...sigh

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Great sounding Sonor Safari Compact Drum kit c/w Professional grade Bongos for Latin, Sabian quality cymbals, Yamaha Hi Hat, Tama Iron Cobra kick pedal, Mounted Tambourine, Cow Bell for effects