Mingo Fishtrap

Mingo Fishtrap
Genres Soul and Funk
Years active 1996 (1996)– Present
Website mingofishtrap.com
Members
Roger Blevins, Jr. Guitar/Lead Vocals, Chip Vayenas Drums/Vocals, Dane Farnsworth Organ/Keyboards, Mikel Urdy Percussion, Roger Blevins Sr. Bass, Steve Butts Trumpet/Flügelhorn, Dan Bechdolt Tenor Saxophone, Greg Wilson Baritone Saxophone/Alto Saxophone
Past members
Scott Davis Drums, Mark Gonzales Trombone, Aeron Riordon Organ/Keyboards, Paul Elder Baritone Saxophone, Michael Duffy Percussion

Mingo Fishtrap is a Soul and funk band based in Austin, Texas.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] They were formed in the mid-1990s in Denton, Texas. The band consists of Roger Blevins, Jr. Guitar/Lead Vocals, Chip Vayenas Drums/Vocals, Dane Farnsworth Organ/Keyboards, Mikel Urdy Percussion, Roger Blevins Sr. Bass, Steve Butts Trumpet/Flügelhorn, Dan Bechdolt Tenor Saxophone, Greg Wilson Baritone Saxophone/Alto Saxophone. They have, with a few personnel changes over the years, released six albums and one concert video: Succotash 1997, From The Private Bag 2000, EP2 2004, Yesterday 2005,[8] a concert DVD; Live at the Granada 2006, EP3 2008 and In The Meantime 2010.

References

  1. ^ Carolyn Lamberson. "Group's New Orleans Funk Takes Detour Through Austin". Eugene Register-Guard, 6/24/2005.
  2. ^ "Mingo Fishtrap plans McDavid New Years Eve bash". Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 12/23/2009.
  3. ^ Ron Williams. "Prepare To Be Funktified With Mingo Fishtrap". The Columbus Packet, 5/1/2011
  4. ^ Casey Phillips. "Q&A with Roger Blevins, Jr., front man of Mingo Fishtrap". Chattanooga Times Free Press, 8/5/2011.
  5. ^ Jessica Szafoni. "Mingo Fishtrap bring a funky party to Musikfest". The Morning Call, 8/9/2011.
  6. ^ Chris Riemenschneider. "The BIGGER they are, the HARDER they GROOVE; Horns. Drums. Crowds." Austin American-Statesman, 11/2/2000.
  7. ^ Jim Beal Jr. "Bands rock clubs with groove, noise". San Antonio Express-News, 1/24/2000
  8. ^ David Lynch. "Record review: Mingo Fishtrap—Yesterday (Manor Productions)". The Austin Chronicle, 9/16/2005.

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