Bands and musicians

Bios and stories about the artists we feature

FTV; Bun E. Carlos

 His real name is Brad.  Brad Carlson.  His father owned a roofing business in Rockford, Illinois and by all accounts, he probably should have ended up working in the family business.  Back in 1927, his grandfather had helped put the roof on the building where Brad would eventually attend Junior High so it was certainly […]

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FTV: Quit the Band?

    I quit band once.  Junior High band.  It was a misunderstanding and I really didn’t quit, but for some reason everyone thought I did.  Everybody expected our mean old band director to get someone to quit;   it was always the director “who made them quit.”   No one had quit since early in the school year, […]

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FTV: Snow Day!

    It started as a simple link sent from our old roving NASA educator buddy Ralph Winrich.  It was just a clip he had seen on the internet and thought we might be interested.   I can’t say that I am captivated by too many viral videos that pop up here and there.  It seems that there […]

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Moses Brown’s new School is Closed video

Our friend Matt Glendinning from the Moses Brown School in Providence, RI sent along their newest ‘School is Closed’ video.  I wondered how they could possibly create something to rival last year’s Frozen parody and perhaps they can’t . . . so they took it in a different direction this year.  Instead of the joyful ‘School […]

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Those Doley Boys . . .

Our two Australian keyboard playing buddies have been putting out some fine music.  If you take a little time to check out both Clayton and Lachey’s YouTube entries, you will find some great festival performances.  Clayton’s BB King tribute at the Broadbeach Festival features a full band.  The top piece video shown here is the […]

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