Q13 Fox in Seattle ran a story about me entertaining during the coronavirus pandemic.
King 5 News ran
a story about me entertaining during the coronavirus pandemic.
Yes, I was the one man band on the
An article in
I was featured in a
blog by Amy Fulton, complete with an interview and art pictures. This is one my favorite stories ever run about what I do.
In 2018 was invited on stage at the Big and Rich concert in Fresno, CA, where I played Jambalaya. Thank you to Big and Rich, and especially to Cowboy Troy, who saw me playing outside the arena and had the production team contact me to make me part of the concert. It was very gracious of them.
This article ran in the Fresno Bee.
This video story is also from the Fresno Bee.
My friend Alan Breuss has a podcast about the interesting folks in the fair industry. I’ve co-hosted a few, and played host on season3. I highly recommend Tailgate Entertainer podcast. Available wherever you get your podcasts from.
My songs have been featured on
Please join the club and request my songs! Featured in episodes: DR. DEMENTO'S ZOO 0921 TWO WHEELS 0914 SHORT SONGS 0907 TOP TEN 0904
My CD of comedy songs, Tease a Tiger, inappropriate songs for any occasion, is AVAILABLE NOW!
You'll Find my songs on many episodes at
The Mad Music Archive, where you can order the entire CD as a download!
Helpful links about starting out in the field of comedy and comedy writing.
General guidelines for acts starting out:
It’s on the comedyunderground site in Seattle. Thanks to Carl Warmenhoven for the best and most concise advice on the basics of comedy. Note: The Comedy Underground has closed.
Click for a Link to Articles by Eric Haines: About "Hack" material, Choosing Material, Clean or Dirty; Technical Juggling and Laughs per Minute
Books: Judy Carter's Comedy Bible, Gene Perret’s Comedy Writing Workbook.
I recommend that you take all advice about comedy with a grain of salt. Do what works.
I was a tour actor/director for Missoula Children’s Theater for several years. A great documentary about the MCT experience has been released, called the Little Red Truck. As a former tour actor I got to view a private screening of the documentary in Redmond, WA. You’ll be moved and inspired by the story.
In Oct. of 2011 I did a halftime show for the Seahawks as a stilt-walking Jack Skellington. Here are two links to videos of the character.
Neil Gaiman Gives Graduates 10 Essential Tips for Working in the Arts
THE definitive publication to date about one man bands is a
book by Dave Harris, entitled “Head, Hands and Feet.”
Friends making waves:
Some comedy-based variety acts to watch for are:
Would you like to see an awesome one man band, and fellow native Montanan?
Erik "Fingers" Ray http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=21276442
link to a picture gallery of my professional ventriloquist figure build.
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