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Matt Pearce

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Hi, I'm Matt.

Electric/Acoustic Guitarist & Bass Player with backing vox, RGT Registered, MU Member. I work for Essex music services as a peri guitar teacher.

Played at the Ipswich Regent With Close to You on 18th june. it was a blinding gig and all for charity! looking forward to playing with them again soon!

Played a blinding gig with "Close To You" a really excellent Carpenters Tribute on the 29 april loads of fun and a cracking group! check them out at Thanks Guys!

I recently had the pleasure of playing for The Stray Kool Kats with Lee Hodgson from The Guitar Institute London, Bob Mundy & Justin Ware. i'm very pleased to have been asked to play 6 gigs with them later in the year. Hopefully lots more too!

I have contributed to the Groove Criminals feature of Future Music Magazine.

I play for The Ditch Dwellers a pro blues band Based in South Essex/London. I Dep for several bands in Suffolk / Essex / London including, Frisky, Supernova, Itchy Fingers, Afro Dizzi Yak, Beyond March, Nightmoves, Toxic Bob, Hot Fuzz, Close To You (Carpenters Tribute)

Twice a year i play for Biggus Dickus with Matt D from Iron Maiden Tribute Band. "High On Maiden" and Joe Laz From "theworldonfire" who was recently featured in issue 81 of Drummer Magazine.

I play in all styles genres, I’m a huge rock and blues fan but I also love playing pop, funk, disco, soul and jazz music.

My favourite bands/Artists include: Queen, AC/DC, Guns N Roses, Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynryd, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, Dire Straits, The Beatles, The Eagles, The Doobie Brothers, Thin Lizzy, Deep Purple,Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Martin Taylor, George Benson, Django Reinhardt, Madness, Blur, Skunk Anansie, Reef, Alanis Morrisette, No Doubt, and many many more.....

I have loads of gear including

Gibson Les Paul Standard (Honey Burst)
Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster 2010 HSS
Fender Standard Strat HSS
PRS Modified SE
Yamaha RBX765A

Marshall TSL-60 Head
Marshall TSL-602 combo
Blackstar Series one 100w Head
Marshall 4X12 Cab Loaded with Vintage 30's
Peavey Classic 50
Ashdown Mag 300 C210T
Floor POD Plus

Shure SM 58 Vocal Mic
Shure SM 57 Instrument Mic
And loads of effects so I can tailor my sound for any situation. I have good reliable transport and I am willing to travel for any occasion, event or gig that comes up.