"From Michigan to the Florida Keys!"
Singer/songwriter Don Middlebrook
Check to Be Presented to KWHS Band
"To all the Super Cool Kids who supported this Music Project, I salute you!"
~~Wyland, Artist of the Sea
"I can't wait to see this at MOTM!! This is the spirit of THE event!! Parrot Heads and OUR musicians ROCK. See you on Wednesday at the Casa Marina!!" ~~ Andrew Talbert, MOTM, PHiP
You won't want to miss this: The Key West High School Band Drum Corp will be marching in, with students and faculty members, to the Casa Marina in Key West, FL on October 29th to receive a check for $1,500.00 from Don Middlebrook and The Pearl Divers!! The money was raised as a result of the album, “The Key West Connection,” that features the KWHS band and choir in their own song, “Gypsy Wisdom.” Middlebrook is giving a portion of the proceeds to support the band and music program at KWHS.
~~ KEY WEST TOUR ~~
Wednesday, October 29, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Meeting of the Minds - Casa Marina, Key West, FL
Thursday, October 30, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Key West - Key West, FL
Thursday, October 30, 9:30 - 10:00 pm, Island Dogs - Songwriter's Island Radio Showcase
Friday, October 31, 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Conch Republic - Key West, FL
Saturday, November 1, 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Conch Republic - Key West, FL
Tuesday, November 4, 12:00 - 4:00 pm, Pincher's Crab Shack - Key West, FL
(See Tour Page for more.)
We are proud to welcome
Margaritaville of Key West, FL
official distributor of “The Key West Connection” CD!!
Margaritaville, Key West joins our other distributors:
Conch Republic Seafood Co., Key West, FL
Koz’s Greenworld Gallery, Key West, FL
Island Arts Co-op Gallery, Key West, FL
Key West High School Store, Key West, FL
Chamber of Commerce, Mt Dora, FL
Merrill’s Market – Mt. Dora, FL
Del Sol of Saugatuck – Saugatuck, MI
(CDs and MP3s may also be purchased below.)
This is a very special CD for the band and myself. It all started as a fundraising project for the Key West High School’s music and video programs. It soon became a community effort when some of Michigan and Key West’s most prominent artists and creative minds stepped forward to help.
The album features performances by the Motor City Horns (Bob Seger’s horn band), Greg ‘Fingers’ Taylor (former Coral Reefer on harmonica), Donny Brown (Verve Pipe drummer), to name a few. The opening cut, Gypsy Wisdom, features the Key West HS Band, Choir, and Steel Drum Rhythm Corp.
We have lyrical collaboration with author Lorian Hemingway (granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway), and cover art by world-renowned marine-life artist, Wyland. This musical venture is a bridge between MI and Key West, The Key West Connection.
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