Solo Musical/Singing Improv Acts?

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Solo Musical/Singing Improv Acts?

Postby contentlove » February 12th, 2013, 10:02 am

Can anyone point me to solo (or duo, but self-accompanied, as opposed to one singer-with-accompanist) musical/singing improv acts? Ones where the songs are made up from audience suggestion/interaction of some kind? I'd love to know who else is doing this, and look at some video, so I can figure out what to do with my brand new troupe-band-thing. I'm particularly interested in women who do this, but really, anyone. Thanks!
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Re: Solo Musical/Singing Improv Acts?

Postby Rev. Jordan T. Maxwell » February 12th, 2013, 10:52 am

Jill Bernard's Drum Machine is one of the most incredible things i've ever witnessed. she occasionally uses a live accompanist, but mostly has an actual drum machine with different beats programmed into it. and Indigo Shift is a trio, but if we can offer any advice let me know!
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Re: Solo Musical/Singing Improv Acts?

Postby trabka » February 12th, 2013, 11:01 am

Loungeasaurus Rex from Minneapolis has an accompanist (at least when he plays OoB down here he does), but is great and worth mentioning based on how closely his act otherwise meets your criteria.
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Re: Solo Musical/Singing Improv Acts?

Postby jillybee72 » February 14th, 2013, 3:40 am

Mark Baratelli is one,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkjr7uep8oY

Uncle Ukelele is another,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkhEnONh71g

I can't find any "Jolley on the Spot" which was Lisa Jolley who inspired me to create Drum Machine.

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