" From The Lone Star...

...to The Gulf Coast "

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Compilation CD Project

to Raise Funds for Gulf Coast musicians displaced from Hurricane Katrina

SO FAR WE HAVE RAISED $13,850 !!!!!!!!!!



CD now available at:

Bill's Records & Tapes, 8118 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, TX 75240 (972) 234-1496

Record Town, 3025 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109 (817) 926-1331

Eagle Audio Recording

Audio Dallas

Rabadash Records

and online at www.louisianamusicfactory.com or CD Baby.


March 24, 2006

Tempest Productions will be videotaping a documentary about the making of " From the Lone Star to the Gulf Coast." compilation CD. They will be taping at Eagle Audio Recording this weekend. The film will include interviews of Greg Finsley and Dennis Cavalier and a recording session at Eagle with Kenny Traylor performing "Where Were You When The Levee Broke?" and a jam session with Johnny Nitzinger, Mark Ballew, Kenny Traylor, Ron DiIulio, Bob Spoon and Greg Finsley.

More info to come, check out their website at http://www.tempestproductions.com

March 22, 2006

There is an IMAX movie in the works about Hurricane Katrina. Kenny' Traylor's "Where Were You When The Levee Broke?" is being considered for the sound track!!!

January 16, 2006

New Orleans CD release party at Tipitina's Uptown Friday Feb. 17th featuring Big Daddy 'O', Dennis Cavalier, Bart Ramsey, John Autin, Ken Jameson, and Greg Finsley along with the Dallas based Queen for a Day.

January 13, 2006

We are now linked on the KZPS website, under New Stuff : Texas Studios unite for charity
and next weekend on Ed Wallace- Wheels on KLIF Talk Radio is going to talk about the project, play some tunes and allow us to call in and talk on the air.

December 28, 2005

CD available at Record Town, 3025 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109 (817) 926-1331

December 27, 2005

John Autin reports that 6 days after receiving product he delivered a check for $4500 to Tipitina's Foundation.

December 25, 2005

CD Release party weekend at J&J Blues Bar on January 20,2006 with B & The Buzz and January 21 with Buddy Whittington.

December 21, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

" From The Lone Star to The Gulf Coast " Compilation CD Project complete.


What happens when big hearted Texans open their recording studios to musicians evacuated from hurricane Katrina? A great CD with 16 tracks from different artists, half of the artists are from New Orleans and half are from Texas. Everything on this CD was donated from the studio time to the publishing to the graphics. Many of these songs were written after Katrina, reflecting different stages of emotion relating to the dealing with Katrina.

The CD, on the Rabadash Records label of New Orleans, is available at local stores and online at www.louisianamusicfactory.com or CD Baby. CD Baby also has MP3 clips and will have digital downloads.

CD release parties are being set up in DFW and New Orleans.

New Orleans artists John Autin, Jonno, Bart Ramsey, Rockin' Jake, Greg Finsley, Cool Bone, Ken Jameson and Big Daddy O’ are joined by Texas artists B & The Buzz, Kenny Traylor, Crawfish, Dennis Cavalier, Nitzinger and D.O.M. w/ Buddy Whittington.

The CD was Produced by Paul Osborn of Audio Dallas, Jerry Hudson of Eagle Audio Recording in Fort Worth, Bryan Hilton of B & The Buzz, John Autin of Rabadash Records in New Orleans and Gary Shaw of TMH Productions. Mastering chores by George Geurin of Digital Editing Services, Layout and Printing by Digital Mike Swartz of BWC Creative, Cover and Graphics Design by Glenn Clegg and Replication by Duplium.

Sponsors are Eagle Audio Recording, Big Time Audio, Palmyra Studios, Bass Propulsion Laboratories, Audio Dallas, Audio By Byron, Marshall Sound Design, Pineapple Studios, Harbor House Studios, Maximedia, Audio Arts, First Street Audio, Crystal Clear Studios, Artisan Recording Studio, Patriot Recording, Nomad Studio, TMH Productions, Digital Editing Services, BWC Creative, and Duplium.

“FROM THE LONE STAR TO THE GULF COAST“ is a heartfelt gift from the Texas musicians and music business professionals to the Gulf Coast musicians that were victims of the catastrophe.
All proceeds will be donated to the Tipitina’s Foundation to help Gulf Coast musicians rebuild their lives.
More details about artists and availability online at : www.NTxMusicBizForNO.com .

CONTACT

Site will be updated several times a week, please check back often.


Donors / Sponsors

Eagle Audio Recording, Big Time Audio, Palmyra Studios, Bass Propulsion Laboratories,

Audio Dallas, Audio By Byron, Marshall Sound Design, Pineapple Studios, Harbor House Studios,


Maximedia, Audio Arts, First Street Audio, Crystal Clear Studios, Artisan Recording Studio,

Patriot Recording, Nomad Studio, TMH Productions, Digital Editing Services, BWC Creative,

and Duplium.

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PAST NEWS

December 1, 2005

The CD will be available at  Louisiana Music Factory or CD Baby. CD Baby also will have MP3’s for download.

November 25, 2005

CD's will not be ready by the Dec. 2 event at J&J's Texas Roadhouse and Blues Bar. B & The Buzz will still be playing and Rockin' Jake says he may be in town. CD's can be ordered to be mailed if anybody wants to pay for one that night. Will reschedule release party for January, possibly the 27th.

Artwork is now done and looks really good. Cover is posted on artists page.

November 15, 2005

" From The Lone Star to The Gulf Coast " CD to be released on Rabadash Records of New Orleans.

The CD should be available December 1, 2005, details about where to get or order online coming soon!

CD release party at J&J's Texas Roadhouse and Blues Bar on December 2, 2005 with B & The Buzz and Cool Bone and any of the other artists on the CD that want to show up.

Another CD release party is being planned at Tipitina's in New Orleans, and we are looking for a Dallas location.

November 7, 2005

Recording phase is now completed !!! We will be mastering this week and finishing up graphics.

We have 16 tracks, about 63 minutes of music and it is all good stuff.

October 31, 2005

New Orleans native Dennis Cavalier from Dallas has submitted 2 cuts for the CD.

Greg Finsley of Queen For A Day is sending in a song he just finished.

13 songs are done, the rest will wrap up this week and go to DES for mastering.

We have had a great response and compiled a very cool CD !

October 28, 2005

New Orleans artist Bart Ramsey is donating a cut he did in Austin at Tree House Music. Also, New Orleans artist Jonno, relocated in Florida sent us a cut he did out there.

Nine songs are done ! Looks like we will have 15 tracks total.

October 24, 2005

New Orleans artists Big Daddy O' and Ken Jameson are donating cuts to the project, these were cut in New Orleans at Sound Services.  Piano Man John Autin has returned to New Orleans to work and begin rebuilding.

October 15, 2005

This week we have four sessions lined up. John Autin from New Orleans, D.O.M. with Buddy Whittington, and Nitzinger are donating their time, talent and songs !

Also, Kenny Traylor will be adding vocals to a track cut by Rockin' Jake and his band, a tune with new lyrics about  Katrina's affect on the Gulf Coast. Kenny will also donate a tune he just wrote "Where Were You When The Levee Broke?" . This one will be "unplugged" , just Kenny on vocals and dobro.

October 8, 2005

We now have a track from Crawfish for the CD.

ARTICLE ABOUT OUR PROJECT IN UTA SHORTHORN ONLINE

September 27, 2005

Sessions are starting this week.

Rockin' Jake Band from New Orleans cut two tracks on Monday evening.

Cool Bone from New Orleans and B & The Buzz from Dallas laid down two tracks on Tuesday morning after appearing on the Fox Morning Show at 7 AM.

Press Release 1

posted 9/18/2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

North Texas Music Business Professionals Helping Musicians and Music Business Professionals Displaced From Hurricane Katrina

Several North Texas area professional music business companies are joining together to do something special for the displaced musicians from Hurricane Katrina.

So far, there has been a great amount of interest in the project. Already 16 local Recording Studios that normally compete for business in a tough market have committed to join forces along with their staff producers and engineers, musicians and bands, graphic designers and printing companies, duplication facilities, and mastering engineers. They have agreed to waive all charges, donating their services to raise funds to help replace instruments and equipment so that displaced musicians from the New Orleans area are able to get back to work.

Preliminary plans are to record one song at each studio. Artists will be a combination of displaced musicians now in the area and local studio musicians and bands, focusing on the music that draws us to New Orleans. The concept is to represent the same mixture of musical genres you would hear walking down Bourbon Street. Product should be available before Thanksgiving, with details about artists and availability online at  www.NTxMusicBizForNO.com .