drums148
CONTACT

SEEKING

Vocalist, Keyboard, Background Singer.

ABOUT

Currently working with the band "The Insanity" consisting of vocals, 2 guitarists / vocalists, bass guitar & keyboards. We play mainly classic rock. We are not a tribute band and therefore not trying to copy the music note for note (or as our original guitarist said "we are not slaves to the recording"), but serious and passionate of the music we do. Although we have been together for a relatively short time, individually we have quite a few years of experience. We are looking to do 1 or 2 gigs a month. I am a drummer, bass player & qualified live sound tech (certificate from Grant Mac in 1986). I began playing & performing in the 70's and played in bands doing everything from Contemporary Christian to Blues, Jazz, Heavy Metal and MOR. Spent about 15+ years in Church Worship bands around Edmonton. Also did freelance work as well as some musical theatre. Can be contacted either through BandMix.ca or TheInsanity@shaw.ca

Screen name:
drums148
Member since:
Jan 09 2010
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

late 50's - early 60's session drummers, Motown, Ringo, Charlie, Ginger, Graeme Edge (Moodies), Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf), John Bonham, Simon Kirk... solid all substance over flash...
Admiration for Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Neil Peart ....Total drummers

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Intermediate
Other Percussion:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Modded Yamaha DP series drums with Rogers snare, Sabian cymbals & Gong, Yamaha & Pearl hardware
Toca Conga drums w/ stand, GP Bongos w/stand, Timbales, various other percussion
Dean Vendetta (modded), Epiphone SG VE, Fender MIM Strat (upgraded to American Standard specs), & Epiphone Slash AFD "Les Paul", upgraded & modded "Telecaster" and "ES335" style guitars
1965 Gretsch 6159 Dual Bass amp (212 50 watt), Peavey Studio Pro 112 (112 65 watt), Hughes & Kentner Spirit of Rock amp head (50 watt) w/ 2 RW Custom 1 x 12 Celestion equipped speaker cabs
Fender CD-100/12 12 string acoustic guitar, Yamaha F325 6 string acoustic guitar (both with active electronics added), mid 60's Emperador F-0054 6 string acoustic guitar, custom built amp (212 35 watt)
Peavey Millenium BXP 5 string bass (upgraded), Fender Squier P'Bass 4 string bass (upgraded to 70's vintage American specs), Fender Squier Jazz Bass
Bass Rig is Hartke LH500 head, RW Custom 4x10 cab, RW Custom 1x15 cab
Yamaha NP32 digital piano (76 key), Casio CTK3200 keyboard, Fender Keyboard 60 amp, Boss and Behringer FX pedals
Mackie ProFX22 v2 mixer, Seismic Audio 25' 16 channel snake,2 x Behringer FBQ 1502 2 channel 15 band EQ W/ sub crossover, Behringer A500 power amp, Behringer iNuke 1000 power amp, Behringer Euro 2000 power amp, GTD Audio Q3800 power amp, (2) RW Custom 1210H cabs, & (2) Nady PSW-18 Subs, (2) Peavey PV12M, (2) Peavey 115HS, (1) Grindhouse GH112, (1) Traynor "RVS" BW1, & (2) RW Custom 112h monitor cabinets (all RW Custom PA cabs and Nady subs have been upgraded with either Eminence or Seismic Audio speakers)
Peavey & Samson wireless mics as well as various Peavey, Apex, Shure wired vocal & instrument mics and stands also various effects pedals

MUSIC