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DFW musicians Union comes through 

I often find myself perplexed at being a union member in Texas. It has always been a battle. I just wanna say "free market, my ass". I was on a wedding reception job in Dallas on August 13 and could not believe what we went through. The client was John Alexis (owner of TJs Fresh seafood). Our band Memphis Soul gave this guy a 20% discount of fees. We learned several songs above and beyond the norm. Usually 2-3 is fine but he dictated 10-12 new tunes. Crazy huh? It gets better. We played the gig, dressed…

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Dream Life rising on the charts 

FINGERPRINTS BAND'S DREAM LIFE RELEASE CLIMBS JAZZ CHARTS Dallas, Texas, October 23, 2010 — Fingerprints' recent release, Dream Life, reached number 16 on the SmoothJazz Indie charts for the the week of October 4th and debuted at #48 on the National Jazz Chart Fingerprint's producer/bassist Frederick Nichelson cites the band's longevity and growing national fan base as catalysts for the rise. Nichelson said "We're excited about the increased national exposure for Dream Life. It's a great CD and more…

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Lumark Gulley passes 

Oct 12, 1970-Jan 19, 2010 It is with both comfort and sadness that we report the passing of musician Lumark "Mark" Gulley. Many folks around Dallas, Baton Rouge, Jackson, MS and the Mobile area will know Mark as a multi-instrumentalist and arranger. He was always writing and thinking about music. I can personally say that there was very little music that Mark was unaware of. I hope you all can take a listen to his debut solo CD called Printilla (2000). It was just a peep into what was to become. I can…

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