Archive: February 2010 - Tom Gee Band

TG: Library Gig & Review, Loving You

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  • 08/02/2010

So the stage was set, Tom Bradley had chilled us out, Hunting Bears kept everyone at a mellow and then we showed up. In hindsight, I dare say we were a bit too funky considering the occasion but the crowd seemed to enjoy themselves, particularly the slower numbers. Loving You went down a storm, with a huge solo from Mr. Dawkins. But I gotta say, yeah, Jamie was on form and yes, David was also on form...Chris wasn't bad either. But Laura and Bridie (our fabulous new backing singers) were absolutely terrific. Harmonies were tight, dresses were black, it was everything I'd asked for. And as for Smokes....

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Catch-up with Thad

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  • 01/02/2010

So after finishing my exams, it was straight from the exam room to the train station to get to Leeds for a 6pm soundcheck. It was a pretty intense chain of events, that required instructing Tom to bring half of my kit, but not the other half - and since a drum kit can be split in half in more than 1 way - it made the telephone convo before hand rather long winded. Anyway - it was a good gig and we were playing with some decent bands, in a good venue. It wasn't the easiest audience to play to, who needed transporting from the dulcet tones of the previous folk band. But that was by no means...

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