Started taking guitar lessons at age 15 and played actively until age 30 - then 29 year break in between!
What gear do you use?
Wow! PRS SC245; PRS McCarty; Gibson 2005 SG Standard with with Seymour Duncan Pickups - Pearly Gates for neck and SH-5 for Bridge. Also 2009 Fender Stratocaster fitted with Kinman Woodstock Plus Pickups & Supervee Bladerunner bridge & Block.
Amp: Fender Hot Rod Deluxe with Mesa Boogie extension Celestion speaker.
Favorite is Roland Cube 80 with Mesa Boogie Closed Back Cabinet with extension 12" Celestion speaker with PRS SC245 or Gibson SG Standard.
I have a pedalboard with the following effects:
Digitech Digital Delay and Digital Reverb
Main Board: Boss SD1 [with Monte Allums Mod], T Rex ToneBug Distortion. Keeley Compressor, RMC 4 Wah Wah Pedal.
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Cream. John Mayall Bluesbreakers. John Mclaughlan - awesome musicians with great chops.Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears. Mike Bloomfield, Elvin Bishop/
Just by listening!!!!
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Kindred Spirit - jazz-rock stuff
Feedback - mostly original fusion music
Feedback reformed in 2009 and hope to regroup again in 2012.
In the meantime I do freelance jamming when the opportunity comes may way
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Derek Trucks - Awesome blues & slide player
Warren Haynes - one of the best!!
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?