[Harp-L] Sorry for the shameless promo, but we don't have a 40th every day...

Jef Gat jefgat7@xxxxx
Fri Aug 2 12:08:51 EDT 2019

If it were really shameless, you wouldn't be apologizing! 🤣

On Wed, Jul 3, 2019, 8:12 PM Tom Ball <havaball at xxxxx> wrote:

> Although we both had been playing individually for years, Kenny and I met
> and began making music together 40 years ago when guesting on Santa Barbara
> radio KCSB.  After we had played a song, the station received a phone call
> offering us $15 and a pizza to come play at the Sojourner.  We accepted –
> but only after holding out for free beer. The rest, as they say, is history.
> This from the press release:
> "The Flying Fish/Rounder recording artists have now been playing their
> unique blend of guitar and harmonica blues, rags, and good time music to
> widely diverse audiences for 40 years.  Their live performances include
> concerts, clubs and festivals all over the world."
> "Together and separately they have worked on countless film scores, TV
> soundtracks, commercials and sessions. They’ve appeared on television
> internationally, have played for audiences of 300 million via Voice of
> America and are frequent guests of National Public Radio.  Between them
> they have issued 14 CDs, 12 instructional books and several DVDs.  In
> addition to working with Kenny, Tom has played on over 260 CDs… and Kenny
> was recently honored by Martin Guitars with his own Signature Model
> 000-18KS."
> "In their long career, the boys have played nearly every venue on the west
> coast – from the smallest dive bars to the Hollywood Bowl – but the Lobero
> Theater in their hometown of Santa Barbara has always been their favorite.
> A 40th Anniversary concert and celebration will be held on October 26 —
> come join the party!”
> (Thanks Harp-L for allowing me this one plug… I shan’t mention it again.)
> :)   -TB
> http://www.tomballkennysultan.com & http://www.tomball.us

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