Your Ultimate Dream Band

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Jace The Bass, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. Heres something to think about say no more than 6 members what or who would you have in your dream band
    Here is my picks
    Drums Dave Weckyl
    Bass Marcus Miller
    Guitar Wes Montgomery
    Keys Mozart
    Sax Charlie Parker
    Singer Alicia Keys

    Wouldnt that be a strange mix
  2. Lackey


    May 10, 2002
    Los Angeles
    I've had a REALLY bad hankering for this combo recently:

    Pat Metheny
    Stanley Clarke
    Bill Bruford

    From smooth jazz to furious progrock to nutso all electronic shifty disco - I think it would be great!

    Entirely possible lineup as well - if unlikely. Then again, Belew Claypool and Carey seems pretty unlikely as well!
  3. band 1, improv funk rock

    bass - me and vail johnson
    guitar - john frucisante
    drums - steve smith
    keys - bernie worrel
    vocals/rap - erykah badu and/or meshell ndegeochello

    band 2, prog/instrumental rock
    bass - me :D
    guitars - steve vai, joe satriani
    drums - brain

    then for an improntu bass day jam
    stu hamm
    vail johnson
    les claypool
    stanley banks
    bernard edwards

    drums - chad smith
    guitar - nile rodgers

    now THAT would be a funk jam and a half
  4. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    How about:
    John Bonham on drums
    Phil Lynott on bass
    Jimi Hendrix on guitar
    Bon Scott on vocals
    That would be a great lineup, and I'm sure they're all rockin in hell right now...
  5. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    Charlie: "yo! mozatttt! shut up already with all them damned notes!!"
  6. uglycicles

    uglycicles Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Southwest Chicago
    As long as Cinderella keeps rockin', I haven't had to worry about this.

  7. RoyQBiv


    Nov 8, 2002
    Bellingam, WA
    My band might be a bit weird.

    Guitar: Zakk Wylde
    Guitar: Tom Morello
    Vocals: Layne Staley
    Backing vocals: Amy Lee, Mark Lanegan, Melissa Auf Der Maur
    Bass: Robert Trujillo
    Backing strings: Apocalyptica
    Sitar: Ravi Shankar
    Drums: Brant Bjork

    What would it sound like? Symphonic metal with a massive rythm section (Bjork and Trujillo can throw down), intricate vocal harmonies, and lots of weird noise (courtesy Mr. Morello and Mr. Shankar).

    A bit too much, perhaps?
  8. Guitar: Alex Lifeson
    Guitar: Trey Anastasio
    Bass: Victor Wooten
    Trumpet: Miles Davis
    Sax: John Coltrane
    Keys: Chick Corea
    Drums: Neil Peart
    Vocals: Col. Bruce Hampton

    Zappa could sit in from time to time.
  9. That's a tough one...

    John Lennon on vocals and guitar,

    Eric Clapton on Guitar,

    Keith Richards on Bass,

    Mitch Mitchell on Drums...

    Yeah, that'll work!

  10. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    vox/guitar/composer/arranger - zappa

    guitar - burrell

    stick - levin

    bass - holland

    keys - herbie

    tenor - cotrane

    alto - bird

    bass clarinet - dolphy

    trumpet - miles

    drums - elvin

    cowbell - me

  11. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    OK let's see:

    Vox: Emily Haines (Metric)
    Guitar: The Edge (U2)
    Bass: Paul Simonon (The Clash)
    and/or Peter Hook (Joy Divison/New Order)
    Drums: ?uestlove (The Roots)

    I think that would make for a fairly versatile and unique band.
  12. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Thanks Dan, now I know who I want for a drummer!

    Drums/Percussion: ?uestlove (The Roots), Danny Carey (Tool), Dana Carvey (Garth, Waynes World)
    Guitar: Tommy Victor (Prong)
    Keys/Piano: Thelonious Monk, Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo)
    Bass: Les Claypool
    Vocals: Mike Patton
    Security: Jerry Only, Peter Steele
  13. Vocals: Druce Dickenson

    Bass : John Myung

    Drums: Portnoy

    Guitar 1: Petrucci

    Guitar 2: Vai
  14. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    Drums-Danny Carey
    Bass-Ryknow from Mudvayne
    Guitar-John Petrucci

    Another one is
    Vox-Brandon boyd
    Guitar-Tom Morello and Stone Gossard
    Drums-Carter Beauford
  15. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    Bass --> Phil Lesh
    Drums -->Virgil Donati
    Geetar --> John Mclaughlin or Eric Sardinas
    Keys --> Dave Brubeck
    Sax --> Ornette

    Wow how crazy a band that would be, especially with eric.
  16. RoyQBiv


    Nov 8, 2002
    Bellingam, WA
    Alright, another Tom Morello vote. I almost included Stone Gossard, too. ;)

  17. why would you have Amy Lee as back up vocals? ... I think she has one of the best modern voices ever... and it isn't crappy either, shes in key and pure too...
  18. RoyQBiv


    Nov 8, 2002
    Bellingam, WA
    I agree. Her voice is amazing. That was not meant as a statement about the quality of her voice, it just happened to be my whim.

  19. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    I find her voice good on cd but I've seen clips of her life and I was downright flabergasted!