[Bards] New "band" Project, kinda OT but some here may be interested
okiewriter at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 9 19:17:40 PST 2009
I play hand drums, the Bodhrin, thedouble flute, the shofar and the dulcimer. Can send CD of my playing if interested. Fair on the thumb piano also. Carry a fairly good low alto backup voice.
> Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 15:58:50 -0600
> From: jmclark85 at gmail.com
> To: bards at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: [Bards] New "band" Project, kinda OT but some here may be interested
> I'd love to help, but that's a two hour drive.
> On 11/8/09, Baron Wylfred of Morganvayle <bonz6x at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Greetings to all Ansteorran Bard types (and other foreign spies and lurkers,
> > here). This post is basically OT Scadian-wise, however, some may be
> > interested... so I figured I had to use all resources at my disposal, to
> > spread the word, hopefully without actually being a total Spamapotamus.
> > It you ever watched the Film, Shakespeare in Love, then you are probably
> > familiar with this phrase... "I don't know... It's a mystery..."
> > ****************************************************************************************************
> > So here's the Spam... I mean the Scoop... err... the Ad... the information.
> > ( :: smiles :: )
> > ITZA Mystery... (working name for the band)
> > NEW (mundane-ish) PROJECT:
> > I am in the process now (as of November 2009) of putting together a "niche
> > genre band" leaning towards a Piratey-Renaissance-Rock style and Band Image,
> > similar to Blackmore’s Night.
> > If you are not familiar with Blackmores Night, then follow this link to some
> > You Tube Vids:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLXCeDKUkG4
> > Band
> > Objectives are to develop and record our own original music, AND SELL
> > IT, and also develop selected "cover music" for Live Performance at
> > Pirate Festivals, Renaissance Fairs, and other selected venues, (perhaps
> > even some SCA Wars), etc.
> > YEP! We are looking to GET PAID.
> > This is NOT a "bar band" in the
> > traditional sense of the word. "The Show" (approximately 90 minutes),
> > is under development, and will probably consist of about 40% original
> > material and 60% "covers", arranged and flavored to suit the "Band
> > Image"...
> > It is pretty certain that both Acoustic versions and Plugged In versions of
> > the MUSIC will be developed (where practical and applicable)... for Live
> > performance purposes.
> > "WE" are seeking out persons who play all sorts of
> > instruments, and or sing. Currently have lined up, a female lead vocal,
> > a lead guitar, rhythm/bass (utility player), a keyboard player...
> > Still
> > looking for additional players to fill in the holes: Percussion
> > (traditional hand drums and/or a full kit), pipes, flutes, fiddle,
> > mandolin, and any other exotic strange weird instruments as well as
> > additional singers for leads/back-ups (male/female). And yes, we may only
> > "need you" for Studio Recorded Versions of Original Music, with no further
> > commitment on your part, so... let us know what ya play/sing and we can
> > determine a participation level.
> > As for permanent players...
> > REQUIREMENTS:
> > 1) Please be 21 years of age or older...
> > 2) Possess something beyond "beginner" playing skills... and have good
> > quality stage gear.
> > 3) You must also have TIME available, for rehearsals and at home practice
> > time.
> > 4) as well as having reliable transportation (and gas money)...
> > 5) AND, you WILL have to "dress the part" for Live Performances.
> > Rehearsal
> > space is located in North Texas, near Gainesville, IN THE BOONIES.
> > Interested parties from OKC and the hinterlands north of me... as well as
> > ... UNT (Denton) or the DFW Metro and surrounding areas,
> > would have to "travel" for scheduled group rehearsals, on a weekly
> > basis. Group Sessions will be held on a Saturday or a Sunday (or
> > sometimes both).
> > Please make contact HERE, if you are interested or have any further
> > questions...
> > If you wish... YOU have permission to pass this (email) information along
> > to other persons who may be interested, but arrrrgh! not on this Bards list.
> > Thanx
> > Baron Wylfred... (also known as Johnny Mutt, among other names...)
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