User profile: Jim Becker
Hosting open mic twice a month at a fantastically intimate outdoor venue with great food and a positive vibe. All performers are compensated one free deli meal
Diverse and professional Guitarist/Vocalist/Performer/Songwriter steeped in the Blues, Country, R&B, and Rock'n Roll. Strong and reliable musical ethics with a respect for the music and those I've worked with, including revered and award winning artists such as Thelma Houston, Rita Coolidge, Yvonne Elliman, David Pack, Jim Brickman, David Cassidy, Scott Dugdale, David Grow, Brian Fullen, Marc Danzeisen, Kenny Williams, and many others.
Currently performing acoustically and regularly performing in several bands including the touring acoustic duo DEEPFRIEDBUBBLEGUM, the stage extraveganza Reunion ~ A Tribute to the 70's, rocking bar band Saloon No 12, Jim Brickman's Celebration of the 70's, and The Barnburners.
Strong and engaging stage presence with a vocal style rooted in the Blues and Folk origins of Rock'n Roll. An engaging ability to sing and sound astoundingly like Mick Jagger, Tom Petty, Roger Waters, Mark Knophler, and others. Virtuoso guitar playing derived from many renowned musicians including Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Mark Knophler, Mike Campbell, John Fogery, David Gilmour and much more!
Specialties: Performing, Publishing, Composing, Producing, Engineering, Arranging, Singing Lead and Backup, Srong Guitar Playing - both acoustic and electric rhythm and lead