NAME: Mike Gilbert
PLAYING (YEARS): Since I was 13, whatever the hell that adds up to be
STYLE: Mostly heavy music, but I play some jazz fusion stuff
GEAR: Mesa Boogie tri-axis, its all you really need along with a Les Paul
PAST ACCOMPLISHMENTS:Flotsam and Jetsam
CURRENT & UPCOMING PROJECTS: Five Knuckle Slingshot.
FAVORITE GUITARIST: John Mclaughlin.used to be in Mahivishnu
MOST UNDERATED PLAYERS: Neal Schon
BEST MUSICIAN YOU’VE EVER SEEN: It’s a toss up, John Mclaughlin and Steve Morse. I saw them play together with Paco DeLucia and Al DiMeola
4 WORDS THAT DESCRIBES WHAT YOU WANT TO GET ACROSS IN YOUR PLAYING: “To write good tunes” (I don’t want to be flashy.I just want to get some sort of vibe across.To write good tunes. And to have tons of sex and booze and too much of the shit you don’t get enough of)
YOUR HERO: My Dad..he’s pretty cool.
ULTIMATE GOAL: To achieve complete happiness with tons of booze, sex and money all the things you can never get enough of.
CONTACT: JLSpraint@home.com; firstname.lastname@example.org