I have boxes of tapes and cd's to go through to find
Have really only started...
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1979 I'm 16 and playing Lead Player in Pippin. I'm the guy whos trying
to get pippin to burn himself
and belting over the choir. Trapped but happy. Nice.
Finale of Pippin
:1980: I'm 17 years old and the lead in the highschool musical.
Even then I wasn't very into singing, but
when boy meets girl, boy loses girl and is sad, I sang this ballad I
wrote. (Lyrics by Barb McColl) Something New
I went off to music school in toronto and studied sax with Pat
1982: Ajazz session with
Hugh Fraser on Piano. Kerry Galloway on Bass, and
Brian Prat Johnson on drums...
Dave Essler on trumpet. (I'll try to find better copies. There's lots
from a Closing Mind
1983: : Tad from Idle Eyes came by for the weekend...he left some old
recordings... (1984?) of a gig we played at a club where someone had
been shot a week before... Here's Lost in Lima. The singer is Donna
from Australia...she was great. I'm playing sax.
Lost in Lima
Lost in Lima
same gig from way back. this men at work tune was our top forty cover
of choice in those days. I think this might have been my first gig with
them, because it sounds like I barely know the song... good effort
though... who can it be now whocanitbe
1984: And here's another...I was about 19 then but I practiced sax 9
hours a day... Please Please
1985 was starting to record on the portastudio a lot. a soprano tune.
1986 Vancouver had Expo 86 so we made a childrens record called '
Vancouver Childrens Songs'
We sold out our 1000 copies with no middle men... I worte about 70% of
the album before Gord Durity
came in and wrote the rest. Carla Smith did the female vocals and
Brian Black did the male. Renee Eaton sang
phantom and Hurley Burley.
Stanley Park Mystery
and Hurley Burley
1987 With the relative success of the childrens album (I made a profit
in the thousands) I made several
albums as a producer for people.
Heres a song from Chris
Catalanos Album ...