Meades background in musical theatre helps define her unique approach as a lyricist and musician. Remedium combines Meades love of art rock with the emotion of musical theatre. In addition to being a vocalist for the progressive rock band IZZ, her career includes performances around the world with many different artists and on a multitude of stages.
Remedium features progressive, adventurous extended tracks such as Sunflowers at Chernobyl and Dragons as well as songs with art-pop sensibilities such as Conquer the World. Meades incredible range and versatility as a vocalist is evidenced throughout the album and particularly on songs such as Every Step and What I See From Here.
Meade is joined by her IZZ bandmates on several songs as well as Randy McStine (The Fringe, Lo-Fi Resistance) on Sunflowers at Chernobyl and Jason Hart (I and Thou, Renaissance, Camel) on Irradiation.
Live Band includes: Laura Meade John Galgano Tom Galgano Paul Bremner Chris Baldini
Vocalist and composer Tammy Scheffer has been a creative force in NYCs vibrant jazz scene for almost a decade. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as innovative, provocative and alluring, Scheffer composes and leads multiple projects, among them are the rock trio Morning Bound and the Tammy Scheffer Sextet, and lends her voice to progressive rock and forward looking jazz ensembles in NYC and worldwide. Scheffer performed at Carnegie Hall and the Jazz Standard in NYC, Revoice Festival in London, MISA festival in China, San Sebastian Jazz Festival in Spain, Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington DC, Chicago Cultural Center, Virginia Arts Festival and many other premier stages.
In this new program, Scheffer explores solo voice textures with the aid of a looper and electronic effects, taking her audience on a sonic adventure.
Press Quotes "...Innovative, provocative and alluring... Scheffer has a great deal to say in music, sound and word." -Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
"Scheffer has the agility and panache of a seasoned horn player and the imagination of the brightest stars of her generation" -Andrea Canter, JazzPolice.com
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