Cannonball Jones & the Fishtones
- Artist: Cannonball Jones and the Fishtones
- Format: CD
- Release Date:5/6/2003
INTRODUCING: Cannonball Jones and the Fishtones Imagine your in a nice convertible, it's a warm summer evening,the top is down, there's a warm ocean breeze blowing through your hair,There's some music on the CD player'You have to pick up the CD to see who's doin' the voodoo'(Christina Toth) Hi my name is Paul Fisher, and I welcome all humanity to my musical insanity.Jazz chords in a reggae tune,sounds like love in June,a little funky,a little latin (thankyou Carlos Santana) a little spoken word,a little reggae, a lot of fun! What were About: Throughout my musical education I have played a wide variety of music and I especially like Reggae,Latin,Funk,Blues,and Jazz.So I take various mixes of each and 'VOILA'...'Cannonball Jones and the Fishtones'A celebration of diversity, if you will. About the Name: I'm a big fan of the saxophone player Jullian'Cannonball' Adderley (So you could say,I have a 'Cannonball Jones'), also my 'inlaws' name is Jones.As to the 'Fishtones'well I thought it sounded better than the 'Fishettes'How about you? Highlights: I have appeared on CBC Radio CBC TV W5 CFTO and have appeared with Burton Cummings Amanda Hughes PJ Perry and the legendary Linton Garner,and the Vancouver Jazz Festival. Media Quotes: You can feel taught nerves loosening as the notes ooze from his sax... ('Paul's Lament') carries you of to a nice dark club...Cannonball Jones and the Fishtones have a groove and sass that makes you grab the CD to see who's doing the voodoo'They sound like classic Jazz melodies until you realize there his' About the Band: First let me say just how lucky I feel to have these guy's in my band! -__DAVE GUINEY__- is originaly from Boston,but lived in New York and played with some of the all time greats,-__WARREN GROSLAND__- on the guitar who's creative talents have taken him all over the world.-__NATHAN WYLIE__-,on the Drums a hot up and comer at only 22 he's already playing with the top name in Vancouver and his pop band is on the radio on regular play.-__DEAN HERDMAN__- percussion, A new comer to the Vancouver area but already making a name for himself.-__ROD MURRAY__-,Trombone Getting well established as a talent on the Trombone having toured with Colin James and Various top Jazz and Latin Bands In the Vancouver area Always professional, a pleasure to be around both on and off stage...A pleasure to make music with.We love to have fun and nothing makes us happier than to see your feet tappin',your hips shakin.For listening .dancing, or romancing. Competitive rates, call soon for dates. For You Techies ...No computers were; experimented on, abused or used in the making of this album.Our many thanks th Larry at the now infamous Turtle recoding studios. Oh here goes another poem; Welcome to all humanity To my musical insanity While most just lick an icicle We funk to the Giant steps cycle Jazz chords in a reggae tune Sounds like love in June Into this crazy crazy loop I've assembled quite a group Steeped in the deep blues With all it's varied hues Allway's ready to move Layin' down that joyous groove We think the drummer Sounds like it's summer Bass player's like a monk Yah! The Monk of funk Listen to that guitar Notes that take ya far Ah! Now that sax Should put that on wax Disregard the pun We're out to have fun A diferent kind of band Out to groove the land No music stands for me We're lot's of fun to see We're great for romancing We love to get you dancing What could be wrong If you whistle our song Reggae,funk and R&B A joyous mix you see It fit's us like a glove Hope you hear the love Ah 'Cannonball Jones And the Fishtones' Play those soulful tones Make them horns moan A bit of a word nerd Yes there's spoken word Not gonna climb any old steeple Wanna get my music to the people Paul Fisher ...'Cannonball Jones and the Fishtones' In closing I hope you enjoy my our music,hope you'll take a copy home with you,hope it gets your feet tapping and your hips shakin,and hope it puts a smile on your face. Have a great day Paul Fisher'Cannonball Jones and the Fishtones' PS.You could always grab an extra copy for a long lost friend (who might just really dig it!!!