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  Family (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Family were an English Progressive rock band comprising Roger Chapman on vocals, John "Charlie" Whitney on guitar, Jim King on sax, harmonica, vocals and tin whistle, Ric Grech on bass, violin and vocals and Rob Townsend on drums.
Family formed in 1966 in Leicester in the Midlands, England, although the basis for the band had actually been in existence since 1962 when they were known as The Farinas and subsequently The Roaring Sixties.
In mid-1972 Wetton left Family to join the newly re-formed King Crimson and was replaced by bassist Jim Cregan, and at the end of this year Poli Palmer also left the band and was replaced by keyboardist Tony Ashton, formerly of Ashton, Gardner and Dyke.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Family_(band)   (1144 words)

 Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Randolph and The Family Band is a multicultural American funk and soul band composed of Robert Randolph, Marcus Randolph (drums), Danyel Morgan (bass), and Jason Crosby (organ).
The group's sound is inspired by successful 1970s funk bands such as Earth, Wind and Fire and Sly and the Family Stone, another multicultural band comprised of former members of the Church of God in Christ.
Before releasing albums with The Family Band, Randolph was selected by avant-jazz organist John Medeski to join him and the North Mississippi Allstars on their 2001 jam project, The Word.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Randolph_&_the_Family_Band   (674 words)

 The Band - Family Groove Company
Family Groove Company is a four piece band from Chicago that is turning heads and catching ears with a sound that is uncannily fresh, and live performances that simply envelop audiences in the fun, excitement and passion that the band radiates from the stage.
Growing audiences everywhere FGC plays attest to the impact the band is beginning to make, as they bring the excitement of their live performances to ever growing venues, in more and more cities across the country.
Family Groove Company also enjoys the support of a nationwide street team that relentlessly spreads the word about the band at concerts, on the web, and through CD trading.
www.familygrooveco.com /band/index.htm   (523 words)

 Burnett Family Bluegrass - Meet The Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Connie, bass player and Mom of the family, is the pulse and driving force of the family band.
She sets the foundation for the listener to have a peek into the band's life by relating personal stories as emcee of the band.Her vocal harmonies give Burnett Family Bluegrass a different dimension, helping the family band with their distinct and pleasant vocal blends.
The shy one of the bunch, her vocal skill and perfectly tuned harmonies give Burnett Family Bluegrass the lift that takes them from good to great in family band vocal blends.
www.burnettfamilybluegrass.com /family.htm   (487 words)

 Family Celtic Band Concert to Perform in Hurricane Park - Hurricane Valley Journal
The family enjoys playing many styles of music, but Celtic music has a special place in their hearts because of the creative freedom and fun it allows.
The family band includes Bret Sevy on bodhran drum and percussion, harmonica, and vocals, and children Tiffany and Tara on violin and fiddle, Channing on piano and Celtic harp, Brittan on guitar, and Shay providing additional vocals and percussion.
She was very impressed with the family when she judged in a Christmas contest at the Dickens Festival two years ago, she said.
www.hvjournal.com /articles.php?id=2721&art_title=Family_Celtic_Band_Concert_to_Perform_in_Hurricane_Park   (737 words)

Dan retired from 29 years of teaching last May. Over the summer, the family sold their five vehicles, including their beloved 1957 Chevy, bought an old Volvo and an RV and hit the road to travel the country, play gigs and visit natural, educational and historical sites of interest.
Last year the family was attending a concert at Red Rocks when family friend, Timothy P. and his band, the Rural Route Three, called Kyle on stage.
In between gigs, the family will visit natural and historical sites of interest that are related to their school assignments, taught by mom, Janette, a certified teacher.
www.obrienfamilyband.com /Press/tribune.htm   (1268 words)

 Jah Family Band
Jah Family Band truly is what it's name implies, one family of one accord in the I-nity of Jah spirit, come together to uplift and inspire souls with the power of the roots vibration.
The core of the Jah Family Band is a four piece ensemble consisting of three part vocal harmonies in the standard drums, bass, guitar, and keys format.
Jah Family Band is truly a family bigger than the band itself, bonding together all lovers of reggae music, roots culture, and spirituality.
www.reggaemovement.com /Artists/local/jahfamilyband.htm   (630 words)

 A Brief History Of The Polka Family Band
Louie's band would later prove to have a significant effect on the future musical sound of the Polka Family.
The 'Family Band' was invited to play three or four songs at the club's annual festival during the other band's breaks.
And none of this was planned with the thought of forming a band, it was simply a lot of fun and kept the family together.
www.polkafamilyband.com /band_bio/band_bio_1.htm   (469 words)

 Family Style Band
Family Style are a real family band coming from a small town near Milano (Italy) whose harp player who recently worked on the late Robert Palmer's last Album.
The band formed in 1994 from the idea of MARCO LIMIDO, to create a sound group playing the kind of music coming out from the "stuff" achieved by the Singles, after years of live performances.
We've seen loads of bands, good bands, but every once in awhile there is one that is better than all the rest.
www.movinmusic.co.uk /family_style.htm   (962 words)

 "Jesus Songs" Reviewed - The Broken Family Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The band explain that this isn't a proclamation of religious faith, nor is it a denunciation of it, but something in between, and this is reflected in the lyrics.
Jesus Songs is The Broken Family Band's third major release, after a full-length and an EP, and it proves their mettle as transatlantic style-hoppers, as well as fine songsmiths.
I was imagining the band recording in a white wooden house in a field in middle-of-nowhere America, wearing simple logo-less shirts, maybe setting up microphones in the kitchen, recording bits and bobs and relaxing on the porch over looking fields of corn, before heading out in the evening to support David Pajo.
www.thebrokenfamilyband.com /press/jesus.htm   (4462 words)

 Anderson Family Bluegrass Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Grass Valley California-based Anderson Family, with its four youngsters ages 5 to 12, has been performing as a band with the sounds of traditional bluegrass music since early 2005, and this six-member family is delighting audiences everywhere.
Both Aimee on fiddle and Ethan on mandolin do an excellent job with solos and backup, and Daisy (5) saws away at her little fiddle and is now providing a 4th harmony part in some of the band's songs.
The Anderson Family songs are based on traditional bluegrass and old-time music in the styles of The Stanley Brothers, Bill Monroe, The Carter Family, Hazel Dickens, Flatt and Scruggs and many others.
www.andersonfamilybluegrass.com   (361 words)

 New Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock FA-FL
Since this band was formed about a decade ago its members had time enough to develop their music, to make it solid and mature already on the debut album.
The two tracks from the band's 1973 single, "Tyhjyyteen syvyyteen" ("Into the Void, into the Deep") and "Sanomaton kirkkaus" ("Unspeakable Brightness"), are notable for being vocal-based and organ-heavy art rock clearly influenced by early Wigwam, rather different from the fusion approach the band adopted on their albums.
One wonders how this band scraped up the cash to afford the big orchestra which plays on most of the album for their first release, but the fact that they never made anything else should be a hint.
www.gepr.net /fa.html   (13570 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Living / Arts / Family band slides toward success
The Trachtenburg Family, which plays its first Boston-area date at the Middle East Downstairs on Sunday, includes Jason on piano and guitar, Tina on the slide projector, and 9-year-old daughter Rachel on the drums.
His family recently performed on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," and he's got MTV interested in a new video for the song "Mountain Trip to Japan, 1959." That was the first track made from the Seattle slides, and it opens the new CD.
The Trachtenburg Family, which just finished a West Coast tour opening for Guster, does have a few guidelines about what kind of slides they look for at estate sales, yard sales, and the like.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2003/12/12/family_band_slides_toward_success   (860 words)

 Family Pride Bluegrass Band - Ohio Bluegrass Kalligraphika Web Design
He is very quick to learn new tunes and keeps the band straight on technical matters such as complex chords and proper notes.
Because of her age, she was exposed to the first generation bluegrass music as well as the later new styles that came along.
She is very critical of the band's harmonies and want them as perfect as possible.
www.familypridebluegrass.com /fp-members.html   (935 words)

 NPR : The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players
She's Rachel Trachtenburg, and at age nine, she's the youngest member of the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, an eccentric act that's become one of the most talked-about bands in Manhattan and its environs.
It wasn't long before the family was regularly playing Seattle's coffee houses with their slideshow act in tow.
Jason Trachtenburg, an ambitious artist and proud parent, was determined to find bigger audiences, and last summer he loaded up the family in their Volvo and drove east to make it in New York.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1187900   (789 words)

 Burnett Family Bluegrass - Meet The Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Burnett Family Bluegrass has proven themselves to be one of the up-and-coming bands on the Bluegrass fast track.
Her rhythm is the platform the band stands on.
First is that the band waited until the three children reached their mid- to late teens before recording.
www.burnettfamilybluegrass.com /press.htm   (986 words)

 Preston Frank and the Frank Family Band
Preston's other children (and members of Keith's band) are also part of the family band: Jennifer on bass and Brad on drums.
The band assembled in early 2000 for a performance in Eunice's Liberty Theater, with Preston Frank on accordion and Keith on guitar, joined by his sibilings, Jennifer and Brad along with Carlton Frank.
Carlton Frank is shown in one more photo taken at the Liberty, and the entire Frank Family Band, including Brad on drums, and Keith and Jennifer on guitar, is shown in the bottom photo during their performance at the Liberty.
www.lsue.edu /acadgate/music/pfrank.htm   (709 words)

 Northern Illinois University presents Robert Randolph and the Family Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Family Band consists of Randolph’s two cousins, Danyel Morgan on bass guitar and Marcus Randolph on drums, as well as newcomer Jason Crosby on keyboards and organ.
The Family Band’s debut album, “Live at the Wetlands,” was released on Randolph’s own label in 2002.
Los Lonely Boys, the show’s opener, is another “family band” of sorts consisting of brothers Henry, Jojo and Ringo Garza.
www.niu.edu /PubAffairs/RELEASES/2003/oct/RobertRandolph.shtml   (428 words)

 Till Family Rock Band
The family were one of three who lived in the Lake District and constructed stone notes from rock removed from a valley alongside the mountain known as “Blencathra”.
The other family instruments known to exist were the Richardson (instrument in good condition exhibited in the Fitz Museum-Keswick) and the Abraham (in private hands and present whereabouts unknown).
We have detail of the nature of Zither and Gigilera also mentioned.Accuracy over dates is difficult but by 1895 the Till family decided to tour America and in the end stayed for 5 years as a performing group.
www.michaeltill.com   (815 words)

 Reiner Family Band Home
The Reiner Family Band, from Lexington, Massachusetts, features the lively fiddle - banjo duets of champion fiddler Dave Reiner and his wife Cindy Eid.
John Robinson, Paul Harty, Mike Holmes, and several other honorary family members join in on occasion on guitar, mandolin, and vocals, in a repertoire ranging from traditional bluegrass and oldtime styles to Irish, Cape Breton, swing, ragtime, Klezmer, and Cajun.
The Reiner Family Band is available for festivals, house concerts, celebrations, parties, dances, weddings, fiddle workshops, and other special events.
www.reinerfamilyband.com   (235 words)

 Bogus Family Band
The band's combination of sweet harmonies and hot picking proved that, as Scott says, "the soul is more than the hum of its parts!" The Bogus Family won in a landslide and the rest is Bogus history.
Barb, who plays bass for the band and sings harmony vocals, has been playing for twenty years, starting with electric bass and switching to bass fiddle in 1990.
Susy has been singing family harmonies since childhood, beginning with her two sisters in the back seat of the family station wagon.
home.comcast.net /~barb923/bogus/band.html   (872 words)

 Like a family, band survives bumps
Ohana means "family" in the ancestral Hawaiian culture of Chandler band director Sheryl Kitamura, who relentlessly promotes an all-for-one atmosphere through the early-morning practices, bumpy bus rides and lost sleep that characterize a season of marching band.
Indeed, if they can survive the WolfPack Pride band, they'll be well on their way.
Marching bands such as Chandler's never have been more sophisticated and demanding, requiring greater musicianship, discipline and organization from their members.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/local/articles/1017edbandchandler.html   (389 words)

 NBC 4 - Health Encyclopedia - Food Guide Pyramid
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's newest food pyramid guide, called MyPyramid,?encourages consumers to?make healthier food choices and to get regular exercise.?Unlike the older model, food?groups are arranged in vertically bands, instead of horizontal ones.
The wider the band, the more food from that group you should eat.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is accredited by URAC, also known as theAmerican Accreditation HealthCare Commission (www.urac.org).URAC's accreditation program is the first of its kind,requiring compliance with 53 standards of quality andaccountability, verified by independent audit.
www.nbc4.tv /encyclopedia/6865696/detail.html   (323 words)

 The Greer Family Band
Lawrence and Lisa Greer both married their high school sweethearts.They met in 1979 in San Angelo, Texas, during summer band practice.
One thing led to another, and it wasn't long before Lawrence was learning the acoustic bass guitar (he has since graduated to the upright bass!)
They now enjoy playing at a variety of venues, including church socials, family reunions, bluegrass jamborees, country music shows, and retirement homes in and around the Brenham, Texas area.
www.greerfamilyband.com   (249 words)

 The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Plot Summary: The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention...
After the LA premiere the company afraid of a huge loss kept cutting the film down till it lost one whole number and parts of other ones and finally was cut by a whole half an hour on his general release, which was done with minimal publicity, and didn't do much at the box office.
At it's current state it's still a fun musical about Grandpa (Walter Brennan) a devout Democrat who organised his family into a band to play at the Democratic Presidential convention for the current US President, Grover Cleavland.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0063389   (685 words)

 Amazon.com: Live At The Wetlands: Music: Robert Randolph and The Family Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Randolph's family encouraged Robert to learn the instrument at age 15, but it wasn't until he was 17 that his interest in mastering the pedal steel intensified, and ultimately engulfed his life.
It's clear from the host's introduction and the reaction of the crowd to Randolph's set that the Family Band had become something of a fixture at the 500-seat capacity Wetlands, and that Randloph possessed a special reverence for that venue as well.
The Family Band gains its moniker from the fact that Randolph's rhythm section, two-thirds of his support, are cousins Danyell Morgan on bass and Marcus Randolph on drums.
www.amazon.com /Wetlands-Robert-Randolph-Family-Band/dp/B0000659A0   (1490 words)

 Jambands.com | CD Reviews | Unclassified - Robert Randolph and the Family Band | 2003-08-28
Ballads have long been this band's minor weakness, but that's not the case on this album.
The band's sound may change in this studio environment, but this album still captures the exceptional energetic essence of Robert Randolph & The Family Band.
It's time for Robert Randolph and the Family Band to go forth and preach to the masses.
www.jambands.com /CDReviews/content_2003_08_28.16.phtml   (724 words)

Together only 6 months, the Slackey Family is a hybrid-- Self described as if Elvis and Johnny Cash were heading North and Bill Munroe and Jimmy Rogers were heading South, while Muddy Waters and Doc Watson were heading East with Hank Williams going West and they all came together at the crossroads.
The Slackey Family band will take you on a high energy, hard rockin rockabilly/blues/bluegrass/country western and swing ride that you will not soon forget.
The Asheville Citizen Times just said "How clear can we make this Jennifer Brantley and her band is one of the best new acts we've heard this year" Here is where we'll be playing next.
myspace.com /slackeyfamilyband   (1231 words)

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