I'm a musician from the past 34 years.
I started off as a drummer but, through the years have gone through guitar, keyboards and now, thirty-four years later I am happy to call myself a bassist, first and foremost. Well, technically a bassist since 1982.
Glenn has been a huge influence on me as a bass player. Other influences include, Chris Squire, Geddy Lee, Geezer Butler and John Paul Jones.
Currently, I am the bassist in a tribute to "Deep Purple" called "Highway Star". I am also the lead vocalist/bassist/keyboardist for an original prog-rock band called "Interval". All while doing New Age music in the style of Vangelis under the name "Calico Beach Project".
I'm very happy to be among you all.
Welcome to the crowd, Prester!
welcome aboard Prester
Prester, Welcome, and happy to see you here !
Welcome dear Prester...glad to have you between us...:)
Prester welcome here on the Forum, it's the best place to stay as a purple fan, because it's easy, respectful, open minded blessed with sometimes black(more) humour, a place to let your freakflag fly, there are guitar and bass freaks here on the Forum.
If you are inspired by Glenn on your bassplaying your just of my taste.
And you've got the chance to play in a purple Tribute-band, wow, more mk2 or mk3?
I just had the opportunity to get a musicman Guitar Steve Morse model in blue burst with HSSH, with TWO singlecoils, you can fly through all purple guitar styles, Blackmore, Bolin, Morse..it's funky!!
To give you an idea; here is the set list we are doing for a show tomorrow night:
Pictures of Home
Strange Kinda Woman
Child In Time
Hush - (with crowd involvement)
Mandrake Root (PT 1)
Mandrake Root (PT 2)
Knocking At Your Back Door
Smoke On The Water
Woman From Tokyo (with crowd involvement)