||Weber Band EP CD (2006) |
Weber Band music CDs No stranger to the Chicago music scene, southside native Al Weber has been showcasing his singer/songwriting throughout Chicago for the past four years. Forming a band in March 2005, the music immediately took on a different direction from the traditional coffee house singer/songwriter sound. Coffee cups were knocked off the tables from brother Andy Weber's powerful keyboard hooks and the fat booming rhythm section of Greg Skelly (drums) and Brian Spagnolo (bass), forcing the music into larger venues like Metro, Schubas, Double Door, and Martyrs. 2005 saw the band showcasing at Chicagos Mobfest and Indianapolis Midwest Music Summit. In early 2006, Weber Band recorded their debut self-titled EP at Gravity Studios with producer Jay Marino. It was released to a capacity crowd at Wise Fools Pub (Chicago) in ...
||Sidewalks CD (2010) |
Weber Band discography Weber Band released their second EP, titled "Sidewalks", in May 2010 to a near-capacity crowd at Chicago's historic Double Door. "Sidewalks" was recorded at IV Lab Studios in Chicago with producer Jay Marino, and exhibits a full and developed sound sure to please new and old fans alike.
Since being formed by singer/songwriter Al Weber in 2005, Chicago-based Weber Band has performed at many notable venues and street festivals (Lincoln Hall, Schubas, Double Door, Park West, Metro, House of Blues, Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party, Sheffield Garden Walk, etc.). They have toured the Midwest, and performed at Milwaukee's Summerfest and Indianapolis' Midwest Music Summit.
Weber Band is honored to have shared the stage with notable acts such as Zac Brown Band, Blind Melon, Josh Kelley, Smashmouth, The Samples, Freddy Jones Band, Trevor Hall, Virginia Coalition, Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, and Michael McDermott.
Weber Band is groove-heavy, catchy, and eclectic pop - incorporating elements of reggae, soul, funk, rock, and jam into their music.
Weber Band's lyrics are heartfelt - sarcastic commentaries, whimsical observations, reflections on constant battles within oneself, songs about coping with personal tragedies, etc.
Weber Band's fun and energetic live shows make people move, and keep them moving.
Weber Band is:Al Weber - Lead vocal / Acoustic guitarAndy Weber - Keys / Hammond organGreg Skelly- DrumsJay Marino - Bass / Backing vocal
Cosmic Unity Horns are:Eric Miller - TromboneJonathon Edwards - Baritone saxophoneJim Schram - Tenor saxophone
CD Liner Notesproduced, engineered, and mixed by Jay Marinoco-produced by Al Weberadditional mixing by Chris Hardenrecorded and mixed @ IV Lab Studios, Chicago ILadditional recording @ Pragma Studios, Chicago ILmastered by Dominick Maita @ Airshow Mastering, Boulder COart direction and design by Jason Caldeira @ Flycasualall songs written by Al Weberall music written by Weber Bandcopyright 2010 Weber Bandall songs Alan Robert Weber Jr (ASCAP)horn arrangements written by Eric Miller for tracks 1, 3, & 5horn arrangement written by Jonathon Edwards for track 2horn arrangement written by Cosmic Unity Horns for track 6
Recording information: IV Lab Studios, Chicago, IL; Pragma Studios, Chicago, IL.
Personnel: Alan Robert Weber Jr (vocals, guitar); Jay Marino (guitar, background vocals); Jim Schram (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Jonathon Edwards (baritone saxophone); Eric Miller (trombone); Andy Weber (keyboards); Greg Skelly ...