Welcome To My Musical Endeavors!
hope you enjoy the downloads of some of my favorite people to make music with!
Big Mama E and the Cool is a 5 piece original music rock & roll band from the Raleigh/Durham, N.C. area. The group
has released 2 c.d.'s: 1998's Big Mama E and the Cool and 2002's "High
Maintenance"...both recorded/produced at Overdub Lane by Wes Lachot and mastered by Brent Lambert at The Kitchen mastering. The group is made up of Emma Davis on vocals, Olly Roberts
on bass and vocals, Ken Weigand on guitar and vocals, Mike Edwards on guitar and Dan Davis on drums. BME
writes and arranges their own material. The band is currently working on their third c.d. project produced by BME
along w/ Paul Cooper .
To order a copy of BME's "High Maintenence" go
to CD Baby!
"Do What You Do" - BME Debut C.D.
"Payback" - from High Maintenance
"Nothing's Sacred"-High Maintenance
Lay, Lady Lay...a Bob Dylan composition performed here by Cyril Lance and the Outskirts of Infinity Collective Experience Arkestra.
The song was performed and recorded at the Carrboro Artscenter on April 6th, 2007 as part of a special evening featuring
Dylan's music. The wonderful Emma Davis is featured on vocals.
"Lay, Lady Lay"
Orgaphonics - def. - a triangle based jazz organ trio featuring Mark Wells on B3 and Kevin Van Sant on guitar. The group has one c.d. to its credit and continues to perform all over the state. "Gingerbread
Boy" is a Jimmy Heath classic with a more modern treatment.
"Gingerbread Boy "- Orgaphonics
The great Frank Corbi performs "Goodbye" with the
Orgaphonics...A LIVE performance from the old Capper's restaurant
hang in 2003.
The one and only Adrian Duke LIVE
at the Blue Bayou
(Hillsborough, N.C.) on August 18th, 2006. The
band features Will McFarlane
on guitar, (Bonnie Rait, Muscle Shoals session great!) Kent Dobson
on bass and Roger Carrol
on Saxophone... Adrian
everything else! The tune is a Meters jam called "Cabbage Alley."
...hope you like it.
The Sonny Rollins composition "St. Thomas" is performed LIVE
at Bogart's in downtown Raleigh (April, 2006)... A piano trio setting featuring the great Steve Anderson at
the piano and Rick Jones on bass.
Gershwin's "In A Sentimental Mood" comes from a LIVE recording
of the Paul Tardif Quartet featuring Dr. Paul Tardif of the E.C.U.
faculty on piano, Ray Codrington on trumpet and Paul Ingbretsen on bass. The song is taken from a concert recorded
in Greenville, N.C. on October 12th, 2000.
"Sentimental Mood" - Paul Tardif QT