oops - Video now embedded
Sorry about the second email, but here's the Meet the Big Ol' Bandvideo I meant to embed in previous note. This is a promotional trailer we're now using for... Read more
Big Ol' CD release concert—June 16
We're gettin' the band back together for a CD release shindig!
. Friday, June 16
. 7:30 pm
. the State Theatre (State College, PA)
. featuring guest... Read more
It took a village...
Watch how 250+ people contributed their talent, time, and/or money to bring a big band record to life.
CDs are in!
We did it!!!
I've got the CDs in hand: they sound & look amazing. I'm really excited for you to get your copy.
Speaking of which...I mailed 127 of them... Read more
Getting really close!!
Man, this CD is so close to being in the can...
The mix is complete, the mastering is 98% complete, and the artwork is 99% done. Which means I should... Read more
Here's another phone-cam video from our July 18 gig at the River City Blues Club.
Giddyup! features my main men Greg Johnson on tenor & Jim McFalls on trombone. Dig... Read more
Meet the BIG OL' rhythm section, part 2
The "color men" of the band, who add just the right seasoning at just the right time, are percussionist Bob Velez, guitarist Tim Breon and keyboardist James Witherite.
Get to... Read more
We've exceed $10,000 pledges!
Here's a prose thank-you: Thank you!!!
And here's a video thank you:
Meet the 'Bones & Trumpets!
p.s. We've got well over 100 backers pledging nearly $10,000. Wow!!
meet the Big Ol' rhythm section, part 1
Steve Rudolph—piano . Kevin Lowe—drums . Jeff Beck—bass
p.s. We've got almost 100 backers so far. Thank you for being one—we cannot do this without your support!
Meet our record producer Alex
Anyone who can get me to wear lederhosen on a gig is alright in my book. Take a quick look-see...
Get to know the sax section
Here's the rundown on why these 5 sax players/frirends are among my faves.
Day 7 update
See below for numbers.
By the numbers:
- 7th day
- 30% funded
- 50 pledges
Near-term funding goals:
- 33% by the end of today (which is end of week 1) ... Read more