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      Bill Kaman's Swampgass plus Special guests Jim Hornsby & Dan in Cox Green

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      May 25, 2013

      Saturday   8:30 PM

      Biddick Lane, Fatfield District 7,
      Cox Green, Tyne and Wear NE38 8AB

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      Bill Kaman's Swampgass plus Special guests Jim Hornsby & Dan

      Charles William “Bill” Kaman II has been immersed in music and musical instruments his entire life. As a teenager he spent his school holidays on the production line of Ovation, the revolutionary fibreglass round back guitar designed in the mid-60s by his late father, helicopter pioneer Charles H Kaman. After graduating college with an economics degree Bill worked in guitar design and production, eventually taking the reins of the fledgling Kaman Music Corporation, steering the fortunes of some the world’s most iconic and coveted musical instrument brands, including Ovation, Adamas, Takamine and Hamer guitars, Gretsch Drums and Trace Elliot amplifiers. In almost 3 decades under his guidance KMC grew into the USA’s largest manufacturer/distributor of music products. Following a brief sideways step as CEO of AirKaman, a subsidiary of KMC’s Aerospace parent company, Bill left the organisation that still bears his name to concentrate on his first passion; making music, rather than making guitars. This May Bill will embark on a short UK tour with his band Swampgass featuring stalwarts of the North Florida music scene Pam and Davis Turner on bass and guitar former Sunderland resident Paul Templeman on percussion and lap steel. Swampgass perform original Americana with a distinct Southern States flavour, that has drawn comparisons to JJ Cale, Guy Clarke and Danny O’Keefe. Also appearing are Jim Hornsby amd Danny Holmes from highly acclaimed North East Alt-Country band “Diesel Therapy” Playing original songs inspired by life on Tyneside, delivered in a style directly from Tennessee.

      Cost: 10.00

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