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scrappyjon
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Member Since: Monday, August 03 2015 @ 09:58 AM CDT
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Homepage: http://www.jonbecker-productions.com/
Location: Birmingham, Alabama United States
Song Comments: 22
Song Votes: 0
Forum Posts: 14
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Total Points: 286.20
Bio:
Living in Alabama. I was a music major at a small liberal arts school in central Alabama. Graduated in 04. I've been married for 10 years and I am in the steel business. I am basically doing 1 of 3 things in my spare time. 1. Watching t.v shows with my wife. Is it just me or has t.v. improved by 1000% in the last 15 years?? 2.Motorcycle camping. That is basically like backpacking except instead of walking I ride a motorcycle. I ride 10 to 12k miles a year. 3. Screwing around on garageband. I will get started on something and before I know it 8 hours has passed, I hadn't eaten anything and I am still in my underwear.
scrappyjon's Songs (16)
Date Title Rating Hits Genre Last Comment Status
03.03.17 Chinese Traditional 0.00 (0) 138 (1) Folk (traditional) 03.07.17 Active
03.02.17 Star Wars Opening Theme 0.00 (0) 122 (0) Pop Orchestral N/A Active
03.02.17 New Home 0.00 (0) 137 (2) Ambient 03.07.17 Active
03.02.17 Build Me Solid 0.00 (0) 148 (1) Gospel 03.07.17 Active
01.05.16 Hold On To Me (Ashley Self) v.2 0.00 (0) 536 (2) Inspirational (contemporary) 01.09.16 Active
12.09.15 Away In a Manger 0.00 (0) 568 (2) Holiday 12.16.15 Active
12.09.15 Little Drummer Boy 0.00 (0) 577 (5) Holiday 12.16.15 Active
10.11.15 The Skipper 0.00 (0) 293 (0) Electronic N/A Active
10.08.15 Take It 0.00 (0) 546 (1) Blues (traditional) 10.10.15 Active
10.08.15 Das Geschäft 0.00 (0) 294 (0) Polka N/A Active
10.08.15 Goodbye 0.00 (0) 440 (2) Easy Listening 10.12.15 Active
10.06.15 Heavy Melt 0.00 (0) 511 (4) Industrial 10.08.15 Active
10.05.15 Draper 0.00 (0) 594 (4) Ambient 10.12.15 Active
10.05.15 Enigma Variations IV W.M.B. (Edward Elgar) 0.00 (0) 338 (1) Classical 10.06.15 Active
10.05.15 Enigma Variations IX Nimrod (Edward Elgar) 0.00 (0) 354 (0) Classical N/A Active
10.05.15 Enigma Variations Theme (Edward Elgar) 0.00 (0) 622 (6) Classical 10.12.15 Active
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Music Background Started off taking piano lessons at a young age. In 6th grade before school, I would go hide in the band room closet and mess around with all the instruments there. I taught my self how to play scales on all the brass instruments. 6th grade is when I officially started playing percussion although I was beating on pots and pans forever. I taught myself how to play electric bass in high school. I had a nearly full scholarship to college for percussion. (that college was desperate) I taught myself how to play guitar in my dorm room. For a while after I graduated I was almost a full time musician while holding a day job. I was teaching lessons, playing gigs and did some studio time for different local artists. I was getting tired of it all and I had to make a choice, run my family business or become a full time musician. The opportunity was there for me to play music full time but I chose the business. I think I made the right decision. I really didn't like teaching lessons or playing at two different churches every Sunday, which is basically the way of a full time musician in the south. I do miss playing bar gigs but most of the people who I played with have all moved out of town either to Nashville or New York. I play in a "dad band" called The Buzzkillingtons. It is a stress free way to go jam out on 60's, 70's and 80's songs. We play twice a year but "practice" (mostly just sit around and slam a few dozen beers down) a few times a month. Our declined Wikipedia page. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:The_Buzz_Killingtons#The_Buzz_Killingtons I am kind of a recluse so I LOVE sitting around at my house in front of my computer creating music. I often will spend a whole weekend doing this.
Music Skills -Percussion: orchestral and set, all genres. -Electric Bass -Piano -Guitar, mostly just acoustic not lead. -Performing while extremely intoxicated.
Music Hardware -Aleses Q49 midi controller. $79 on amazon, works great. -Korg 88 key (retired) -$5 usb mic bought at pawn shop. Covered it with cotton fabric. Also works great. -Martin acoustic -Fender Jazz (frets removed) -1970's Rogers 5 piece Set -Pacific 5 piece. In the market for a new interface. My old one recently crapped out on me.
Music Software GARAGEBAND FOR DAYS!
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