Thanks to Eternal Songs Recording Session Team!
Thanks so much from Strings Attached project to the musicians who helped create, “Eternal Songs.”
Ryan Spearman lives to share music. He’s a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, instructor, volunteer radio producer, promoter, podcaster, and the co-founder of an organization (The Green Strum Project) encouraging connections between sustainability and the arts in St. Louis. Named best folk artist in 2010 by the Riverfront Times and winner of the 2011 Earthdance Mission Award for The Green Strum Project. Ryan plays banjo, mandolin and fiddle on the “Eternal Songs” CD.
Travis King Travis got his formal music education at Webster University, where he received his degree in Audio Engineering. He then served an Internship at Smith-Lee, a successful local recording studio. Travis has exceptional skills in mic’ing up acoustic and amplified instruments. His tracking technique is unique and effective and his mixes are vibrant and solid. He has performed with the group, “FolknBluesGrass” Travis engineered and plays bass on “Eternal Songs.”
Chloe Feoranzo began playing the saxophone around the age of 10 in the Pacific Beach Elementary Band under the direction of James Preston. Since then, she has become one of the busiest young saxophonists in Los Angeles, sitting in with some of the best players in the area. In 2010 she was honored with the Shelly Manne Memorial New Talent Award by the Los Angeles Jazz Society. Along with her saxophone prowess, she plays clarinet, mandolin and piano. She completed her first solo CD, which was released in the spring of 2008. She has recorded a new CD with Richard Simon’s All-Man Act, Plus One. She can also be heard on CDs by Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys, Redskunk, Dutch Newman and the Musical Melodians, Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys, Sharon and Evans, Zzymzzy Quartet of Art Hurt Records, a project with Kojs Music Co, the Jazz Katz, Tess Nelson, and “I’m Not Happy” with The Jazz Ensemble. She plays in St. Louis with Miss Jubilee and The Humdingers, while studying at Webster University.
Chloe plays clarinet and tenor sax on the “Eternal Songs” project.
Also thanks to Charlie Caspari, William McCarty and Jerry Benner for photographing the sessions and loading our equipment up, getting us back and forth to the studio sessions.
Thank you all for combining your talents via separate sessions in the recording studio for the benefit of Strings Attached youth!