Day 148: Danny Carpenter

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Danny Carpenter… guitarist for a cover band called Grindin’ Gears – more northern VA than Hampton Roads, but they do play in our neck of the woods on occasion.  Met this band while shooting Rosie Soul – (really really miss that band….).  Danny hops

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Day 147: Michael Alan Ratliff

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Doing this blog it reminds me of just how many musicians I met at the old club Diesel.. Michael was playing with a band called Nitro Fish at the time, I have since seen him do some fill in work, and play with Typecast.  Lately he has been

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Day 146: Tony Bullard

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It’s been so long, I don’t even remember where I met Tony, I think it was Neptune Festival.  I am not good at names, but I remember faces, and his trademark hat and black coat made it easier on my memory…   The band he was in was

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Day 145: Austin Ferguson

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I met Austin playing with Cody at a club called Diesel.. I wasn’t much into country music at the time, but the two of them had a good chemistry and play off each other well.  I quickly started following the Cody Austin Band, and learned some country music.  I had never been to Eagles Nest before and it was a tightly packed crowd, they have since

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Day 144: Rob Perez

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I enjoy fun, funky music… what I enjoy even more, is when the musicians on stage are obviously so happy to be doing what they do… enter Rob Perez.   Rob plays guitar with a cover band called Plastic Eddie in the Virginia Beach area..

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Day 143: Morgan Vance Hauge

143This is what it looks like when people love what they do.. meet bassist Morgan Hauge.  I originally met him when he was

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Day 142: Jason McCallister

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He may look all cool, calm and collected here, but on stage he is all out rockin’. Formerly with the band Excess- he is currently playing guitar with White Trash Circus- an 80’s

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Day 141: Geoff Gulbranson

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I will be the first to admit, that I don’t always understand some of the musical genres I shoot, but it does keep my job interesting. Like most musicians I meet, it is thru introduction from other musicians or managers & I met Geoff and his band thru their manager Kevin Ramey. They were playing a battle of the bands competition in Chesapeake. Since then, I have

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Day 140: Glenn Woodell

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Maybe you recognize him as the bass player for the Bill Miles Band, maybe you recognize him from the other side of the stage photographing the bands…   I met Glenn while out shooting someone, somewhere, maybe Hampton Bay Days.. anyway we share a love of

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Day 139: Luke Taylor

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Luke plays guitars and sings vocals for The Gold Sauce.  They are well known trio on the southside, and play a variety of funk and soul covers. Fun group of guys.. they have a great chemistry on

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