Started playing music at age two. Have been exploring different instruments all my life to include: Flute, Marimba, Xylophone, Bongos, Button- and Piano Accordion. Started back on Keyboard two months ago. Love my new FR-4x Virtual Accordion.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
Mama Mia Musical in Germany.....ABBA is Great and they put on a good Show.
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
To Grow as a Musician, to Network and make Connections. Perform. Show my Videos. Looking for occasional Jams. Seeking Paid Professional Gigs either for Myself in a Restaurant/Venue or playing with my Band and/or Duo. My Promo Kit at GigSalad can be found by looking for Accordion Player Austin in the GigSalad Search Engine.
What gear do you use?
Taurus; Bose, Borsini Accordion, Roland FR-4X V Accordion, Korg Cross and Yamaha Keyboard
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
I like many styles....George Straight....German Music...Polkas, Waltzes.....Zydeco....The Blues....Beatles....a lot of different Styles....love Italian, French music....South American Tangos.....Johnny Cash..Big Band Music, Django Reinhardt
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
yes. Lead Player in a Mariachi Band. Duo "Due Angeli""
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Django Reinhardt. He's Great.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
The smallest is at Home with my parents...the largest are Dance Halls, Festivals, private Events with several Hundred people.........Life is good
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Django Reinhardt - Minor Swing. It makes me dance and gives me Joy to play my Accordion!