Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Bass Guitar, Drums.


Respected solid Lead/Rhythm Guitarist with 35 years playing experience. Played hundreds live shows predominantly Ottawa Valley area and Ontario bar scene. Formerly lead guitarist with Amethyst, Hooker, Stan, The Cruisers, Hard, Mad Hatter and Big Act. Diverse playing ability ranges from Swing Jazz, acoustic fingerstyle, Classic Rock, Metal and Blues. Presently I am a lead guitarist member of Go Django a traditional acoustic swing jazz band. For Original Music I am also working with vocalist/keyboardist/guitarist. I am seeking to include other singing musicians - a bass player and drummer to collaborate on original material. Contact me at johndorsch2122@

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Member since:
Jan 09 2014
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week


Just about everything that was ever on the radio from years of playing covers....Deep Purple, The Who, Rush, Led Zeppelin, Boston, Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Reverend Horton Heat, Django Reinhardt, Tommy Emmanuel.

Instrument experience:



Electrics - 89 Les Paul Custom Heritage Cherry, 78 Les Paul Standard Cherry, 2007 Les Paul Double Cutaway all natural finish. Acoustics - Blueridge Dreadnot 6 string, Fender Dreadnot 12 string, Manouche Vintage Jazz Acoustic. Peavey Austin Combo, Boss 16 Track digital recorder, Shure mics, Boss pedal board, Morley Wah/Volume, Marshall JVM with two 4 x 12 cabs.