|Louis C. Landry||LouisCLandry at-g-mail-dot-com|
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Objective: Finding new creative, professional, & technical challenges through music.
|Recent Work|| |
“JJ vs the Digital Whale.” (2015) Independent digital & CD release. Credits: Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Musician. Recorded at SoundPure Studios and Tonehaus (Austin TX). Special guests Katharine Whalen (vocals) and Curtis Eller (banjo). Featuring engineering & mixing by Scott Solter (Superchunk, Mountain Goats). Available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and www.LouisLandryMusic.com
Theater Musician. "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" (2017) and "Bob: A Life in Five Acts" (2016). Musical director for Duke University Theater Studies. “Paris 76” (2015). Musical director/pianist/actor for an independent theatre production. “The Best of Enemies.” (2013-14) Provided original background music for this hit original theatrical production at Manbites Dog Theater. www.manbitesdog.org
Curtis Eller’s American Circus, “How to Make It In Hollywood” (2014), "Live in the UK" (2015). Independent releases on CD and vinyl. Credits: Drum set, percussion, organ, piano, accordion, backing vocals, production. Regional and International touring, 2012-15. www.CurtisEller.com
Durham Jazz Orchestra. (2013-14) Pianist for 18-piece community big band. Performed Ellington, Basie & standards in Durham community.
“The LL Orchestra EP.” (2013) Independent digital release. Credits: Bandleader, keyboards, lead vocals, songwriting, production.
Freelance musician, Durham NC, 2011-present, Austin TX, 2004-2011,
Richmond and Roanoke VA, 1995-2003. Performed or recorded with:
Texas: The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Grammy-award winner Ryan Bingham, Charlie and Bruce Robison, DeadEye, The Invincible Czars
North Carolina: Curtis Eller, Katharine Whalen, Berlin Brothers, Ironing Board Sam, Humble Tripe, The Vaudevillian Revue, The Dye Wells
Virginia: Roanoke Symphony, Lynchburg Symphony, Sound of Music Studios, Reel 2 Real Studios, Flat 5 Studios. More references on request.
High Strung Music, Durham NC, 2013-present. Private instruction in guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, piano and music theory. Lee Raymond, owner. www.Highstrungdurham.com
Durham Community Preschool, Durham NC, 2012-present. Weekly group music lessons, ages 2-5. Classroom assistant with 4-5 year olds, 2012-14. Rose Volponi, director. www.Durhamcommunitypreschool.org
East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill NC, 2014-15. Musical director for the original student production “A Fire Just Waiting.” Hope Hynes Love, drama instructor.
Music Academy South, Wake Forest NC, 2012-2013. Private and group piano lessons with students age 3-adult. www.Musicacademysouth.com
Red Leaf School of Music, Austin TX, 2007-11.
Taught private music lessons, group classes and summer camps. Piano, drums, guitar, ukulele, bass & voice. Responsible for billing, scheduling & maintaining clients. Geno Stroia, owner. www.Redleafschoolofmusic.com.
Freelance AV technician, Raleigh-Durham, June 2011-present.
Project sites included Raleigh & Durham Convention Centers; Duke University; Grandover Hotel and A&T University in Greensboro. Contractors include American AV and MCR-AV. Duties include loading, set-ups and tear-downs, running sound, troubleshooting & assisting clients, classroom installations, etc. Individual references on request.
Freelance Soundman, Stage Manager & Emcee, Durham, July 2011-present.
Clients included local venues The Pinhook and Broad Street Café, as well as Festival for the Eno. Worked with local artists such as Phil Cook & His Feat, Kirk Ridge, and Justin Robinson. Individual references on request.
Audio-Video Technician, Austin Community College, 2010-11.
Installations of computers & AV equipment; maintenance & record-keeping on 9 campuses across Austin; facilitator/TA for Interactive Video Conference classes. www.austincc.edu
Keyboardist, Charlie Robison Band, San Antonio TX, 2009-11.
Played keyboards & accordion in a popular singer/songwriter’s touring band. Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, the Midwest, East Coast and Southern U.S. www.charlierobison.com
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va, class of 2003.
B.A. in Music Performance. Major: Drum Set. Minor: Jazz piano. Classes in Improvisation, Orchestration, and History. Senior recital: “Television and Other Forms of Time Travel,” an original multimedia opera.
Salem High School, Salem Va, class of 1997.
Graduated with honors. International Baccalaureate (Music). Marching Band (Squad Leader), Concert Band (Section Leader, All District), Jazz Band (Vibraphone soloist), Literary Magazine (editor).