What's New-June/July 2005
versions of "Footwork" and "At The Edge Of This Thought" have been
placed on the downloads page. Our good
friend and most excellent photographer Brian Tirpak has given us some
great shots from the Orion Studios concert. These are in the
The show at
XM Radio's performance theater went well. The sound for the guests in
the live room was less than perfect we know (the band was all in
headphones), but the recorded version sounds really good! We would like
to thank everyone at XM radio, and our guests for making this concert
one to remember. We will be posting the airing time and date here.
the show at the Birchmere was cancelled by the venue when advance ticket
sales were reported to be low. Our local fans have told us in no few
numbers that they always buy their tickets at the door there, as seating
is not reserved, and the advance tickets cost more. We apologize for the
inconvenience this may have caused anyone, and hopefully the venue will
not be so hasty in the future. We will try to play another show in the
Baltimore/DC area soon.
Happy the Man to Headline Prog Day, Saturday, September 3rd
Happy the Man joins progressive legends
Nektar and up-and-coming fusion monsters Helmet of Gnats on the ProgDay Stage!
Lowell,Mass concert June 5th was a real pleasure for the band. Thanks to
everyone at Newears for such a warm welcome and a great time. Here are
the guys in front of the venue before the show.
What's New-November 2004
Muse Awakens has been released and is getting great reviews! You can see
some of these in the Reviews pages.
magazine surprised us all in their October 2004 issue with this photo of
the HTM with Ken Scott at A&M studios from 1976.
been playing a limited number of shows on the east coast, and more are
What's New-September 2004
Awakens will be released in the US on October 26th, and in Europe on
October 25th. Promos have been sent out to many magazines and radio
stations and a release party/concert is being planned.
The band is
starting to schedule live shows for this fall. Visit the
bookings page for details and
MoogFest in New York, David was backstage with Keith Emerson, Rick
Wakeman, Jordan Rudess, and Bernie Worrell. Keyboard Magazine also
captured this moment and the photo appeared in their August issue.
Our drummer Joe
Bergamini played on the Movin' Out national tour from July 3 through
July 25, in San Diego and San Francisco. He is shown here hangin' with
the guys outside the Golden Gate Theater in the lovely Tenderloin in San
Francisco: Bryan Steele (saxes), Bill Ruger (FOH engineer), Dodd Ashe
(band tech), Joe Bergamini (drums), John Isley (saxes), Dan McKinley
What's New-June 2004
The band has
signed up Eric Schilling for the mix on the Muse Awakens.
Dan Muro is
creating the cover art and package for The Muse Awakens.
"Muse" overdubs are being completed at Sonic Adventures Studio in New
What's New-March 2004
The band has
been in the studio tracking basics for two weeks, and one week of
overdubs is completed.
Our drummer Joe
Bergamini is performing on Broadway in the Billy Joel/Twyla Tharp
production. For Joe's schedule click
What's New-January 2004
Bergamini has joined the band, filling the drum chair void left when Ron
Riddle had to leave.
band has been rehearsing at Orion Studios in Baltimore, and will be
recording basic tracks in New York the first week of March. Overdubs
will continue in the second half of March, and we hope for a fall
release of the Muse album. Thank you all for your patience as we have
worked through all the logistics of this production.
The "Movin' Out" cast album has been nominated for a Grammy award in the
category of Best Musical Show Album. The Grammys will be televised on
February 8, 2004. We have our fingers crossed for David as we await the
composed, arranged and produced the theme music for the New Jersey
Lottery Daily Drawing. The song, "Jackpot Swing" is a big band swing
tune featuring a thirteen piece horn section and plays twice each day
during the Daily Drawing shown on WNJN.