Recent Changes for "Users/AndyLentz" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentzRecent Changes of the page "Users/AndyLentz" on Davis Wiki.en-us Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2012-02-01 12:41:37AndyLentzMajor change reflecting relocation to Austin, TX. Scrapped bio. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Fiddle me this'''<br> - <br> - Walking past a bar in Davis, the brisk honeyed tones of a fiddle float by on the delta breeze. If you feel like gambling, it’s a good bet that the music is emanating from Andy Lentz, a fixture of the burgeoning Davis acoustic and bluegrass scene. Andy approaches music with a truckload of energy, a superhighway crammed with fiddling skills, and more transportation-themed metaphors than you’d expect.<br> - <br> - If you’ve enjoyed seeing Andy perform, or are stopping by this page for the first time, here’s a little info on who he is and what he’s doing.<br> - <br> - '''Background'''<br> - <br> - Classically trained in the Suzuki method since age six, Andy honed his ability to learn by ear by performing as a teenager at Irish pubs. Encouraged by a chance encounter with Martin Hayes, he attended fiddle camps (Port Townsend, WA and Mark O’Connor’s camp in TN) where he dabbled in Scandinavian and swing fiddle and was introduced by Darol Anger to the “chop” style of comping that continues to shape his style.<br> - <br> - In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the [http://www.strawberrymusic.com Strawberry Music Festival] off and on since 2000.<br> - <br> - '''Where’s Andy?'''<br> - <br> - Andy performs with several country and bluegrass ensembles. This musical openness (read: blatant promiscuity) leads to a whole heck of a lot of gigs. In fact, if it were physically possible to play in two bands simultaneously, Andy would do it. Until we finish fine-tuning The Device, however, Andy’s probably playing somewhere in California tonight with:</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Andy is a fiddler who regularly plays with the following awesome Davis-based groups:</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [http://www.myspace.com/andylentzmusic Andy's MySpace Page]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Andy relocated to Austin, Texas in November 2011, but still plays around California from time to time. You can find out more about what he's up to on his [http://www.andylentz.com website].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2010-05-11 12:30:13AndyLentzUpdated band links. Tweaked genre details. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the [http://www.strawberrymusic.com Strawberry Music Festival] since 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the [http://www.strawberrymusic.com Strawberry Music Festival]<span>&nbsp;off and on</span> since 2000. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Andy performs with several baroque, country, bluegrass and jazz ensembles. This musical openness (read: blatant promiscuity) leads to a whole heck of a lot of gigs. In fact, if it were physically possible to play in two bands simultaneously, Andy would do it. Until we finish fine-tuning The Device, however, Andy’s probably playing somewhere in California tonight with:</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Andy performs with several country and bluegrass ensembles. This musical openness (read: blatant promiscuity) leads to a whole heck of a lot of gigs. In fact, if it were physically possible to play in two bands simultaneously, Andy would do it. Until we finish fine-tuning The Device, however, Andy’s probably playing somewhere in California tonight with:</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [http://www.myspace.com/thealkaliflats/ The Alkali Flats]<br> - [http://www.bottomdwellersmusic.com/ The Bottom Dwellers]<br> - [http://www.decidersmusic.com/ The Deciders]<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2009-03-30 21:43:31AndyLentzAdded some band links, deleted some others. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [http://www.ritahosking.com/ Rita Hosking &amp; Cousin Jack]<br> + [http://www.myspace.com/thewestnileramblers/ The West Nile Ramblers]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [http://www.ritahosking.com/ Rita Hosking &amp; Cousin Jack]<br> - [http://www.decidersmusic.comThe Deciders]<br> - [http://www.myspace.com/olsnakeys Ol' Snakey's Bluejass Ramblers]<br> - [http://music.ucdavis.edu/performance/ensembles-baroque.htm UCD Baroque Ensemble]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [http://www.bottomdwellersmusic.com/ The Bottom Dwellers]<br> + [http://www.decidersmusic.com/ The Deciders]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2007-12-15 21:48:54AndyLentz <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Parlor Jam</span> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + [http://www.myspace.com/andylentzmusic Andy's MySpace Page]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2007-04-27 15:58:59JabberWokkyfixed link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the [http://www.strawberrymusic.com<span>,</span> Strawberry Music Festival] since 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the [http://www.strawberrymusic.com Strawberry Music Festival] since 2000. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2007-04-27 15:18:10AndyLentzAdded link to Strawberry Music Festival Page. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the Strawberry Music Festival since 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis ["Baroque ensemble"], picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the <span>[http://www.strawberrymusic.com, </span>Strawberry Music Festival<span>]</span> since 2000. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2007-04-23 22:00:58JasonAller(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis Baroque ensemble, picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the Strawberry Music Festival since 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ ["Mad Cow String Band"], and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis <span>["</span>Baroque ensemble<span>"]</span>, picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the Strawberry Music Festival since 2000. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2007-04-23 22:00:12JasonAller(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ Mad Cow String Band, and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis Baroque ensemble, picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the Strawberry Music Festival since 2000. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ <span>["</span>Mad Cow String Band<span>"]</span>, and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis Baroque ensemble, picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the Strawberry Music Festival since 2000. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/AndyLentzhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/AndyLentz2007-04-23 18:57:51PhilipNeustromRenamed from "AndyLentz" (new format) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/AndyLentz<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Fiddle me this'''<br> + <br> + Walking past a bar in Davis, the brisk honeyed tones of a fiddle float by on the delta breeze. If you feel like gambling, it’s a good bet that the music is emanating from Andy Lentz, a fixture of the burgeoning Davis acoustic and bluegrass scene. Andy approaches music with a truckload of energy, a superhighway crammed with fiddling skills, and more transportation-themed metaphors than you’d expect.<br> + <br> + If you’ve enjoyed seeing Andy perform, or are stopping by this page for the first time, here’s a little info on who he is and what he’s doing.<br> + <br> + '''Background'''<br> + <br> + Classically trained in the Suzuki method since age six, Andy honed his ability to learn by ear by performing as a teenager at Irish pubs. Encouraged by a chance encounter with Martin Hayes, he attended fiddle camps (Port Townsend, WA and Mark O’Connor’s camp in TN) where he dabbled in Scandinavian and swing fiddle and was introduced by Darol Anger to the “chop” style of comping that continues to shape his style.<br> + <br> + In 2003, Andy co-founded Davis’ Mad Cow String Band, and though bluegrass remains his first love, he enjoys transcending genres. In the past few years, he’s performed regularly with the UC Davis Baroque ensemble, picked up jazz fiddle, and accompanied numerous singer/songwriters. Andy also currently offers private lessons and has taught Fiddle For Kids at the Strawberry Music Festival since 2000.<br> + <br> + '''Where’s Andy?'''<br> + <br> + Andy performs with several baroque, country, bluegrass and jazz ensembles. This musical openness (read: blatant promiscuity) leads to a whole heck of a lot of gigs. In fact, if it were physically possible to play in two bands simultaneously, Andy would do it. Until we finish fine-tuning The Device, however, Andy’s probably playing somewhere in California tonight with:<br> + <br> + [http://www.madcowstringband.com/ Mad Cow String Band]<br> + [http://www.myspace.com/thealkaliflats/ The Alkali Flats]<br> + [http://www.ritahosking.com/ Rita Hosking &amp; Cousin Jack]<br> + [http://www.decidersmusic.comThe Deciders]<br> + [http://www.myspace.com/olsnakeys Ol' Snakey's Bluejass Ramblers]<br> + [http://music.ucdavis.edu/performance/ensembles-baroque.htm UCD Baroque Ensemble]<br> + Parlor Jam</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>