MP3 Fred-Ex - If You See K....
modern rock, electric blues
16 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Electric Blues, ROCK: Modern Rock
Biography of Fred-Ex
first, he sung things to make sound
then, he drum things to make sound
then, he strum things to make sound
then, he drink rum things to make sound
Fred-Ex began playing music as a small boy when he hit a piano bench and metal lampshades with coat hangers to mimic a drum set, drum sticks, and cymbals. Fred-Ex started his first band performing at grade school talent shows as a drummer. Fred-Ex began writing songs on the piano. One day in high school, a music teacher heard Fred-Ex playing piano and invited him to study classical music. Fred-Ex studied classical guitar and percussion for 3 years. He played Bach''s violin concerto in A minor on xylophone accompanied by a small orchestra his senior year in high school.
Fred-Ex moved to California from Ohio to study jazz and blues guitar at the Guitar Institute of Technology. From time to time and he would play on Hollywood Boulevard for beer money. In Hollywood, he lived amongst many prostitutes, drug addicts, cockroaches, and celebrities. When someone was shot on his street he moved back to Ohio to finish college.
In college, Fred-Ex directed, played, recorded all parts for, and produced a music video. The song, “Oxford, Ohio” received local airplay on the commercial radio station WOXY-FM. He was interviewed by the school newspaper and on the radio. The song was a minor anthem among several students at his college and he performed it at parties, concerts, and bars. Also in college Fred-Ex created, produced, staffed, and hosted his own comedy TV cable show. After college, Fred-Ex moved to Boston and played locally in two bands. He temporarily slowed down performances and music until 2003, for a marriage, kids, and a law degree.
In 2003 Fred-Ex released “Oh, Hear It Comes” on CD from earlier studio and rehearsal recordings. Due to the success of that release, he recorded and played all the instruments on his next CD “If You See K....” released in 2004. This CD was even better received and included a very popular song “I Got The Blues.” In 2005, he released a compilation CD “Why An Ex” with a newly recorded version of a crowd favorite “Do You Love Me Love Like I Love You” as well as some highlighted earlier recordings.
Today, Fred-Ex ventures out into Chicago’s heat and cold to perform consistently at many local establishments.
Ask anyone who has witnessed his live appearances and they might say that his performances unleash great personal energy through driving beats, unique chord changes, immediate lyrics, and passionate ballads. The crowd response has been impressive. In a short period of time, Fred-Ex has received radio airplay in Chicago. For example, “I Got The Blues” has been played on WXRT and Q101 in Chicago. In addition, Fred-Ex has been interviewed on Local 101 on Q101.
In addition to his own songs, Fred-Ex performs unique and creative renditions of some songs from his favorite influences such as: Neil Young, The Rolling Stones, Steve Winwood, and John Lennon, among others. Fred-Ex likes to drink ale, smoke a blue tobacco pipe, and talk to females.