MP3 The Johnny O. Band - Time For The Turnaround
Features 12 original songs that range from Blues to Funk to Groove with a bit of New Orleans flavor for good measure. Dynamic guitar work and a powerful rhythmic foundation combine with sweet three part vocals to make this a can''t-miss CD.
12 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Electric Blues, ROCK: Jam-band
The Johnny O. Band is pleased to announce the much-anticipated release of its third CD, Time For The Turnaround. This twelve-song collection demonstrates the band''s ability to craft fresh, original tunes that continue to push the boundaries of the Blues, Funk and Soul. By blending powerful lyrics with sweet vocal harmonies and combining diverse influences such as jazz and New Orleans-style street rhythms, Time For The Turnaround presents a unique and compelling sound that grabs hold of the listener and never lets go.
John Ohnmacht: Guitar and Vocals
John Ohnmacht was born in Aspen and has been entertaining Colorado fans for the last 20 years. The Johnny O. Band released its first self-titled CD in the fall of 1997. It featured the band''s most popular music and included five Johnny O. Band originals. The CD was well-received and sold well over two thousand copies, most of which were sold at the band''s live performances. John wrote, arranged and produced the band''s second CD, River In the Sky, which was released in the fall of 2000. This release is now in its third printing. John also wrote, arranged and produced the band''s latest CD, Time For The Turnaround.
Marion Edwards: Drums and Vocals
Marion Edwards started his drumming and singing career back in 1965. At that time he recorded for RCA and toured as Little Marion and the Heartbeats. From 1977 to 1987 Marion lived in New Orleans, Louisiana. During this period he polished his skills on the drums and backed up some of the great artists in the New Orleans music scene including Gatemouth Brown, Irma Thomas, Harry Connick Jr and Johnny Adams. During this time he also did some studio work with Allen Toussaint, one of New Orleans'' most prolific songwriters. "I feel extremely fortunate to be working with John and Marion. They play really well together. It''s great to play with guys who have so much on stage experience." J.O.
John Tendell: Bass Guitar and Vocals
John Tendell started his career arranging music for his high school band in North Carolina. While in high school he also became lead vocalist for a group called the Precision Show Band, which made several recordings. After high school he attended Fayetteville State University where he was an arranger and writer for the band. He went on to join the US Army and spent 20 years in various US Army bands conducting, arranging and performing around the globe and all across the United States. Just prior to his move to Colorado he spent a year in the Caribbean playing with a group called the Sun Kings. John has also toured with the Yllas Jazz/Blues festival in Helsinki, Finland. "Besides John Tendell''s fine bass playing and singing, he is a very engaging performer who is really good at helping to get the crowd worked up and into the show." J.O.