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#780330 - 06/15/05 11:18 PM How big is your band??
Jazzman Offline
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Registered: 08/15/01
Posts: 1424
Loc: Commerce Twp, MI,USA
A long time ago, I had a band that had 10 people in it.

Sax, Trombone, Trumpet, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Keys (B3) and 3 singers(did splits etc. on stage). We did various R&B cover songs, and the group was tight.

There was a lot to think about to get all of the group together. We had no mics except for the singers.

How big is your band?

Jazzman

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#780331 - 06/16/05 04:46 PM Re: How big is your band??
deathdrummer Offline
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Registered: 05/11/05
Posts: 90
Loc: computer
5 people...

I have a death metal band \:D It consists of:

Dustin-Bass, Backing vocs
Brad-Guitar, Lead vocs
Jay-Guitar
Tim-Bass
Me Deathdrummer-Drums (obviousely)

Its big for my genre \:\)

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I know these people, they serve me food from McDonalds \:\)
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#780332 - 06/17/05 01:32 AM Re: How big is your band??
Basshappi Offline
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Registered: 06/16/03
Posts: 3353
Loc: Tucson,AZ
We are currently a 4 piece but we are auditioning keyboardists, so we hope to be a 5 piece soon.

Most of the bands I've been in have been 3 or 4 piece.
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#780333 - 06/17/05 12:16 PM Re: How big is your band??
deathdrummer Offline
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Registered: 05/11/05
Posts: 90
Loc: computer
I only believe that good bands will come out of good friendships (and talent obviousely) so I only have people who i've known over the years \:D

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#780334 - 07/10/05 10:32 PM Re: How big is your band??
Jazzman Offline
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Registered: 08/15/01
Posts: 1424
Loc: Commerce Twp, MI,USA
The bigger the band, the less money you make.

I used to play in night clubs 3 nights a week. We drew a large crowd in the place, so the pay was good. However, it was hard to keep the band together because some of the band didn't have as much passion as I did, and so some folks left in time to do other things in life.

Sometimes have friends play can get complicated too. You tend to allow things to get sloppy because you don't want to hurt peoples feelings.......know what I mean?

Jazzman

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#780335 - 07/11/05 02:51 PM Re: How big is your band??
Eric Beam Offline
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Registered: 07/01/04
Posts: 625
Loc: Santa Monica
5 piece.

Drums/Perc
guitar
bass
violin
vocals

i have a few demos from are soon to mixed 12 song album..

it's all self recorded/produced

http://www.rhythminmind.net/temp/mp3/
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