We don't wanna say Shakespeare
is "whoever shows up that night," but we are in fact a very
flexible and versatile group of musician entertainers. The core
of the group is the trio/quartet.
We carry the essence of the music you hear on the CDs.
We can add a drummer.
And if you want to have live what you hear
on the Irish CD, we can do that --- you just gotta hire
seven or eight of us, actually comprising
two bands [Shakespeare and Andy's other band,
Housatonic Philharmonic] and we wish you would!
We can also provide a duo.
Dennis can be induced to play solo.
So........can we really play festivals, concerts, coffee houses, liberal
lawn parties, Republican dinners, cabaret, wallpaper music, ....Beatles,
Irish, rockabilly, rock, folk-rock, bluegrass, dixieland, country, Hendrix,
standards, originals, your wedding, your high school reunion, and the
Is it 'cause we're schlock musicians?
Nope. Just we've all done this for donkey's years.
Is it 'cause we got no
soul and no identity?
Nope. We all got identities. You want to hire us to play our
identites, you'll get an earful. But if you have a specific job
you want done, we are also professional craftsmen.
(We like to WORK).
our eye-deel is Michealangelo, whose actual passion
was doing small watercolors of spring flowers, but who is remembered
for all that other stuff he did "for the paycheck."
"WE ARE NOTHING