ABOUT

I am a rock bassist/vocalist/guitarist/composer; can play various styles.

I am fluently bilingual (french/english) and have written/recorded/sung songs in both languages.

Comfortable in live, and recording environments.

I am presently bassist for SOS-The ABBA Experience.

Screen name:
Guy Dagenais
Member since:
Apr 30 2014
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Musically: Chris Squire, Geddy Lee, Steve Harris, Yanni. Original projects Blue Zinc, The Rebel Wheel, Nathan Mahl. Also movie scores ... really anything fusiony, groovy, melodic and outta-da-box. Resent influence Rudger Gunnerson.

Vocally: John Farnham, Geoff Tate, Lou Gramm, Joe Lynn Turner, Carl Dixon, Chris Thompson, Mickey Thomas, Steve Walsh, George Michael, Richard Page, Neil Diamond amongst many other 'non' screaming singers.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

BASSES (presently): Musicman Bongo 5 str, Carvin 5 (modified), BC Rich Mockingbird 4str (modified), Yamaha fretless (modified), Fender Jazz 5s. Roland Bass Synths (VBass & VB99).

GUITARS (presently): Parker Fly Classic (w piezo), Godin LG (w piezo), Fender American Strat, Brian Moore (w piezo & midi), Ibanezs (Artist, S100, RoadstarII & acoustic 4 str), Ovation Balladeer 12 str, Ovation classical.

AMPS (power & pre): David Eden, Bergantino cabs, 2Notes pre and cab sims, Rocktron ProphesyII, Marshall JMP1, Line6 Live3, MesaBoogie 20x20, Tech21 Brownstone, Peavey MegaBass, Avalon U5

RECORDING: Still using CubaseSX to Echo Layla interface, Alesis M1, MAudio & Bose Monitoring (if it ain't broke...) & various AKG headphones.

KEYS: MAudio Radium controller, Roland D20 & D50, Akai S1000, various plugs too many to mention.

MUSIC