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Aaron Ellsworth

Lead Vocals, Electric and Acoustic Guitars

 

Project History:

  • - Victims of Love (Lead Vocals & Guitars) [2020-Current]
    • – Regional Touring Eagles Tribute Project
  • - 80 Proof ALE (Lead Vocals & Guitars) [2016-Current]
    • - Pacific NW Country-Rock Band (Covers)
  • - TRY (Guitars & Vocals) [2018-2020]
    • - Tacoma-Area Classic Rock Band (Covers)
  • - Folsom Prism (Bass Guitar) [2015-2016]
    • – Regional Touring Johnny Cash Tribute Project
  • - Just Dirt (Bass Guitar & Vocals) [2011-2015]
    • – Tacoma-Area Dance & Alt-Rock Band (Covers)
  • - Shifter (Lead Vocals & Guitars) [2006-2011]
    • – Tacoma-Area High-Energy & Alt-Rock Band (Covers)
  • - Six Pack Pretty (Bass Guitar & Vocals) [2000-2001]
    • – Tacoma-Area High-Energy & Alt-Rock Band (Covers & Originals)
  • - Chiaroscuro (Drums) [1995-2000]
    • – Pacific NW Progressive Metal Band (Originals)

Major Influences:

  • Vocalists:  Steve Perry, Vince Gill, Mike Patton, Sting, Ian Thornley, Chad Kroeger
  • Guitarists:  Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Eric Johnson, Ian Thornley, Steve Lukather, Brent Mason
  • Bassists:  Mark King, Geddy Lee, Robert DeLeo, Billy Gould, Victor Wooten, Marcus Miller
  • Drummers:  Neil Peart, Mike Portnoy, Mike Bordin, Danny Carey, Jimmy Chamberlain, John Stanier
  • Bands:  Journey, Rush, Faith No More, Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters, Guns N' Roses

Primary Instruments:

  • 2001 Fender Deluxe Nashville Power Telecaster - Honey Blonde
  • 2021 Fender Brent Mason Telecaster Electric Guitar w/ Glaser Bender System - Primer Gray
  • 2017 Gibson SJ-200 Original Jumbo Acoustic Electric - Vintage Burst
  • 2021 Gretsch 12-String Rancher Falcon Jumbo Acoustic Electric - White
  • 2021 Strandberg Salen Deluxe Electric Guitar - Vintage Burst

Personal Equipment:

  • Fishman Platinum Stage EQ/DI Analog Preamp
  • Kemper Profiler Stage Floorboard Amp Profiler
  • Shure GLXD16 Guitar Pedal Wireless System
  • Shure PSM 900 Wireless Personal Monitor System
  • JH Audio "Layla" Custom In-Ear Monitors