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started Tuesday October 30, 2007
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|Posted Tuesday October 30, 2007 - 10 years ago (#29547) |
| Hey All You Songwriters & Music Lovers, |
E. Christina Herr and members of Wild Frontier will be going to the next ~
~ ALBUQUERQUE SONGWRITERS SERIES ~
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1 @ 7:00 pm.
Join us for a drink. (Ben Michael makes great New Mexico Cuisine as
well!)and check out these Songwriters and thier Stories...
This could be an Event you might want to participate in!
Hope to see you!
Christina & Martin
Songwriters for the November Session:
JOHNNY (Choke Cherry Ranch),
ALICIA ULTAN (Charmed),
and one other songwriter TBA.
Presented by the City of Albuquerque Music Office, part of the
Economic Development Department, the monthly songwriter series
features a changing lineup of local songwriters.
Ben Michael's Restaurant
in Old Town
2404 Pueblo Bonitio NW, Albuquerque
(Right off Rio Grande across from Hotel Albuquerque and The Q Bar)
Admission is FREE.
The goal of The Albuquerque Songwriter Series is to showcase
songwriters from all genres of music by presenting an evening of
exploring song craft in an intimate setting.
Each month the featured songwriters join each other on stage with
host Rob Martinez, Jr. to take turns playing original songs, talk
about their origins, how they came to write them, their influences
and challenges. Songs range from completed pieces to works in
Mr. Martinez is a songwriter and musician with deep local ties. As
well as performing solo and with local outfit The Daddy Os he is a
member of New Mexico's legendary traditional band Los Reyes de
Albuquerque. Mr. Martinez is also a member of the Mayor's Albuquerque
Music Advisory Board (AMAB). James de Champlon, also a member of the
AMAB and a partner in local record label Little Kiss Records,
coordinates the monthly series with City Music Liaison Tom Frouge.
"This series is not about performance, nor is it about perfect voices
or playing." says Mr. Frouge. "It is about the art of song craft, and
is not an open mic presentation. The stripped down setting, whether
the songs are rock, rap, jazz, classical, folk, world, Latin or
country, will showcase the compositions presented as they were
written, on a single instrument. It will allow the Albuquerque
songwriting community the opportunity to display their wares to other
songwriters perhaps learn from one another and, hopefully help nourish
that part of the music business in Albuquerque. It will also allow
the community at large to get to know these artists through their
Ben Michael's Restaurant is located at 2404 Pueblo Bonitio NW,
Albuquerque (Right off Rio Grande across from Hotel Albuquerque and
The Q Bar) 505-224-2817
For more information on the series and the possibility of
participation please contact Tom Frouge, Music Liaison, City of
Albuquerque Economic Development Department, Mayor's Office at
505-771-3166 or [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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