May was amazing! If you missed any of my social media posts here are my favorites! Blues Matters Magazine says "this release (Back to the Blues) is so refreshing with its stripped back laconic electric blues style." #mickschaferband #tuesdaytunes #singtheblues #bluesmusic #feeltheblues #SingerSongWriter #Vocalist #music #musician #musicman #musicartist #musicmaker Mick is grateful to brother Rob and his wife Beth for putting him up in Memphis last week. Grateful for a nice
We didn't know that our last gig together, for awhile, was the February Clark's show but it's inspiring videos produced half of March's posts. In case you missed any of my March Social Media posts here are my favorites below. Husband Blues was written in the Clark's Bistro and Pub neighborhood so it was fitting to play it with enthusiasm. Check out Justus Reece's guitar solo! Everyone needs to find that happy place in a world so crazy sometimes...
August was fun. Gigs and new songwriting. In Case You Missed Our Social Media Posts Here are some of my favorites. The song Nana Max is about Angels. At an early age when parents weren’t around for whatever reason Angels stepped up to make sure we were ok. For one co writer of this song, Diana Dokos, it was her Grandmother Max. For Mick, the other co writer, it was Anna Cross. These amazing people’s eyes reflected the love we needed to see. Thank you to Cindy Happel for shoot
July was an amazing month learning from Bookers what they look for when booking musicial acts. We are always trying to learn how to be better musicians and professionals. If you missed any of our social media posts in July here are some of our favorites below. Just for fun today a Blooper! A moment of interview comedy as Mick attempts to introduce Emily. Monday Music. Bookers look for good audience engagement. How can that be improved? Friday Music. Becky Johnson from Becky S
February 2019 will be a month Mick Schafer will never forget. Starting vocal training with esteemed vocal coach Thomas Baylock has been inspiring and it has set Mick on the road to being a better singer. Thomas R. Blaylock is a “Singing Voice Specialist” (i.e. specializing in vocal function for singers), voice teacher, voice scientist, performer and conductor. He taught voice and choral music in high school to university level from 1968 to 1981 and has had a private voice stu
"Gratitude list for 2018 (and in no particular order): Selected to be honored by Multnomah County Library in their local music streaming program. First shows around Portland at Catfish Lou's, Diversity Club, Fox Farm Vineyards, Smoky Hearth, Sacred Money Studios, and 503 Uncorked. Featured performer for Portland Blues and Kivet Bednar's band. First performance in Tampa, Florida at the Green Iguana. Elevated band skills in multiple new training with Thunder Studios. The new ho