Brand X – Night 2 – with Andre Cholmondeley
BRAND X originated in England in the late 1970’s, and became well known as ‘Phil Collins’ Other Band’ while he was making the transition in GENESIS from Drummer to Lead Vocal & Drummer. Now the original founders of BRAND X have reunited (Percy Jones/Bass & John Goodsall/Guitars) and have been mesmerizing audiences with their live show for the past two years. A new Live Blu-Ray and a new album were just released at the end of 2018, both mixed by legendary Producer Stephen W. Tayler (Real World UK) Rave reviews have appeared in Huffington Post, Prog Magazine, Progression Mag, NY Times, Innerviews with Anil Prassad.
A virtual ‘Who’s-Who of Rock’ have come out recently to see BRAND X play live, including members of YES, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS,DREAM THEATER, KING CRIMSON, STEVE HACKETT, ADRIAN BELEW, RENAISSANCE, and even METALLICA. No doubt, it’s always a fun show with Brand X.
Here’s a few of the awards garnished in 2018:
# 2 Radio in NEW-EARS RADIO, Boston MA
#11 Progressive Charts in PROG MAG
#13 International Sales BURNING SHED
#20 Album in ALL ABOUT JAZZ MAG.
PERCY JONES: BASS
JOHN GOODSALL: GUITAR
CHRIS CLARK: KEYBOARDS
KENNY GROHOWSKI: DRUMS & PERCUSSION
SCOTT WEINBERGER: PERCUSSION
Solo electronics/guitar. A blend of ambient textures, trip-hop influenced beats, an ongoing study of musique concrete, and a search for unconventional timbres and sounds in a musical setting. Synthesizers, guitar and where the two blur.