Return Of The Tin Men
"Avocado Woo Woo" Review
No New Orleans band combines the city’s unique blend of musicianship, sense of humor and sheer eccentricity better than the Tin Men. The instrumental lineup is singular—Alex McMurray on guitar and vocals, Matt Perrine on tuba and Washboard Chaz, who sings like Tampa Red and plays his customized washboard like an early jazz drum kit. The combined sound is elastic, with approaches that range from indie rock to folk, brass band or free improvisation. And of course that sense of humor is never far from the surface. When musicians have this much fun playing together it’s hard not to have a good time listening to them. The new album Avocado Woo-Woo is “maybe the best record I’ve ever done,” said Chaz, who has made a lot of them with different bands...
HANG TIN: CHAZ FEST RECAP
According to a friend of mine, the homes in the Bywater are “so close together you can hear your neighbor reading a magazine.” This past Wednesday, the two stages of Chaz Fest brought more interesting noises...
NEW TIN MEN CD!!!
The Tin Men have a brand new CD and it will be available for the first time WEDNESDAY APRIL 10 at DBA. It's called "Avocado Woo Woo" and was produced by the legendary John Porter (Buddy Guy, BB King, The Smiths...). Show starts at 7.
Tin Men Headed To France!
Tin Men Heading to the studio to make new CD
TIN MEN UP NORTH
Tin Men Website Gets Overhauled
Live at D.B.A. - Feets Too Big
Come out and Celebrate Alex's birthday at DBA Wednesday 12/22
that's right, Wednesday 12/22.
Tin Men Showbiz Industry Wing-Ding
The Tin Men are traveling to New York City to appear at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters showcase at The Bitter End. Here's the lineup.
Sasha Masakowski & Musical Playground/ 8PM
Tin Men/ 9PM
Grayson Capps/ 10pm
Jamie McLean Band/ 11PM
The Iguanas/ Midnight
Honey Island Swamp Band/ Late Set- 1AM
open to the public! advance tickets available http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3375645
APAP website http://www.apapnyc.org/Pages/default.aspx
French Quarter Fest 2007 - The Immigrant Song
Fest Reviews - French Quarter Festival, New Orleans
Jazz Times Review a Tin Men Performance
This raw, funky street trio, a crowd favorite, delivered a wealth of rich material ranging from McMurray’s sea chanty
"The Ballad of Cap’n Sandy" and Danny Barker’s "Palm Court Strut", a naughty N’awlins classic full of sexual innuendo,
to covers of Chuck Berry’s "Maybellene" and Cab Calloway’s "The Man From Harlem".
Chaz Festival review and video in New Yorker Blog - The New Orleans Journal
Great Blog entry and video of the Chaz Festival.