Name: Don Moore
Playing (years): I have been playing the guitar for a little over 4 years now
Style: Instrumental Rock with a touch of Blues and Metal thrown in
Guitars: ESP Electric Guitars, Yamaha Acoustic/Electric
Cases: Coffin Cases
Effects: Line6 POD2.0, Morley Pedals, Digitech
Strings: Elixir, D*Addario, Ernie Ball, GHS, Dean Markley
Pickups: DiMarzio, Seymour Duncan
Guitar Picks: In-Tune, Dunlop, Fender, Shark Fin, Planet Waves
Accessories: Ebtech, Maxell, Shure, Tascam, TDK, THD
Endorsements: Morley Pedals/Ebtech
Past accomplishments: Having been chosen to be aired on New York’s “The Buzz” 98.9 WBZA- FM’s Unsigned Talent segment and receiving high accolades from the shows DJ’s.’
Current and upcoming projects: Released my debut CD “Axe Attack” Dec 05, 2006. Currently working on my next CD
Favorite guitarist: wow there are so many to choose from. I guess I would have to go with Chris Olivia the former Savatage guitarist. His rhythms were heavy, but his guitar tone was smooth as silk. His solos were so tasteful, and so powerful. I would get lost in thought everytime I listened to them.
Most underrated players: John Norum, Chris Olivia, Warren Dmartini, Joe Bonamassa, Vivian Campbell
Best musician you’ve ever seen: Michael Angelo Batio, George Lynch
Four words that best describe what you want to get across in your playing:Emotion, Passion, Melody, Inspiration
Your hero: My hero’s would have to be my parents. They have always remained strong, no matter what situation came along for them to deal with. That strength has help make me who I am today, and continues to give me the confidence I need to keep pushing forward, and never let anything keep me from accomplishing my goals.
Ultimate goal: To be able to make a living doing what I love. Utilizing my music skills and creativity and along the way inspire kids to become involved with music.