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365poet

musician seeking a musician
 Somerville, MA  02143
Age: 46  Male

Profile type musician seeking a musician
Member since Sep. 29, 2022
Music style(s) Jazz
Rock
Folk/Bluegrass
Electronic/Experimental
Pop
Blues
I play Keyboards/piano
Songwriter
Seeking Drums/Percussion
Bass guitar
DJ/Mixer
Songwriter
Available to practice Three times a week
Available to gig Twice a month
Preferred song mix Originals
Experience level Advanced (5-10 years)
Music theory Expert
Recording level None

Attitude

WHAT KIND OF MUSIC: Seeking to collaborate on a smart sounding amalgam of electronica/lofi/jazz/occasional lyrics. Also open to gig-ing doing jazz standards etc. with some practice together. MY "BIO" AND WHAT'S BEHIND THE IDEA OF WHATEVER MUSICAL PROJECTS: So I was a long-time poet and spoken word performer throughout the Northeast (MA, NH, VT, ME, NJ - 2006 - 2013) and was regualrly booked by various small coffee shops, bars, slam venues, universities, 1st Night Boston, performed at the National Poetry Slam - all with audiences of 5 or 500 - so I'm an experienced performer and ready to merge my strong gift for (hopefully) poignant lyricism with a solid ability to create/refine melody, add tension and backup, polychords, fun riffs, baselines - all in a spirit of listening and collaboration. I've basically been sitting on a lot of music theory ability, a strong ear, and a fair bit of training, and it's time to cash that in and work with one (or more) musicians passionate about creating/performing/recording. WHAT ARE MY WEAKNESSES: I haven't recorded or wielded much by way of software and equipment, but I'm definitely looking to start and I'm a quick study. I should say that I prefer to work with people who share similar values (no bigots or Trump supporters etc.), as well as play with folks who are organized and responsible. I'm genuinely stoked at the possibility to connect with other like-minded musicians eager to get started (or be looped in on an already-going project if there's a chance I'm a good fit). Hey, we might not be a click, and that's OK, but it might be interesting to find out. Say hi!

Influences

**ELECTRONIC** Röyksopp, Tycho, Shpongle, DEADMOU5E **JAZZ** Mary Lou Williams **ROCK** Pink Floyd, Keane, Beck, Crash Test Dummies, Cake, Gerry Rafferty **FOLK** Simon and Garfunkel, Kings of Convenience **CLASSICAL / FILM** Debussy, James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, Hanz Zimmer

Equipment

Yamaha P-105

 

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