Carey Ott has landed a cherished residency at Nashville’s coolest music venue, The Basement. Carey will be performing with his dynamic new band which includes David Grant on drums, Josh Taylor on guitar and Beau Burtnick on bass. Supporting him will be several of Nashville’s best artists with Basement Owner Grimey sculpting the shows to ensure 4 great nights of original music.
Mark it on your calendar, every Wed. starting April 16th thru May 7, 2008!
In Other Carey Ott News:
Carey has been busy writing and producing. He is currently recording / producing 20 songs for a new, self-released CD. Initial sessions began early March at Nashville’s BombShelter Studio and will continue through the end of April. It promises to be an edgy, adventurous and ground breaking project.
As his relationship with Dualtone Records concludes, he looks forward to building his career as an independent artist, writer and producer. With the old music business model’s new evolution, Carey is excited to put just as much creative energy into the business side and consider himself an entrepreneur AND a relevant artist.
Carey and his band, recently recorded The Band’s song “Twilight” from their Northern Lights / Southern Cross album. For your listening pleasure: “Twilight”
This is part of a commitment to a charitable CD project for “Teach For America” and executive produced by Gary Guthrie of http://www.anestofeggs.com/goldrushtunes.html. The CD will feature Carey, Neko Case, Tracey Bonham, Okkerville River, Alicia Wiley, Shane Alexander, Pieta Brown, Sarah Kramer, Dawn Landis among others.
Some of Carey’s past and future co-writing sessions:
Dylan Altman (“Watch The Wind Go By” / Tim McGraw)
Dave Berg (Keith Urban, Reba McEntyre, Emerson Drive, Rodney Atkins, Ty Herndon)
Ian Archer (Snow Patrol)
Kendrick “Wyld Card” Dean (5 time Grammy nominee; Usher, Mariah Carey, Floetry, Chris Brown)
Khao (2 time Grammy Nominee / Multi-Platinum Producer; Lil’ Kim, T.I., Snoop Dogg, R Kelly)
Eric Schermerhorn (Linda Perry, Seal, Jewel, “Shine Over Babylon” the single from Sheryl Crow’s new album)
Jeremy Lister (Album forthcoming on Warner Bros. Records)
Jedd Hughes (Keith Urban’s long time guitar player; currently signed to a solo deal at Universal Nashville)
Danielle Peck (Big Machine Records)
Roger Cook (“I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing” / The New Seekers, “Good Times, Better Times” / Cliff Richard, “Softly Whispering I Love You” / The Congregation, “Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress” / The Hollies
Eddie Schwartz (“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” / Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Rita Coolidge, Donna Summer, Joe Cocker, and the hugely successful “Guitar Hero”)
Thank you for your support!!!