The Big Machete debuts at The Berkeley Cafe.

Posted: March 7, 2010 in local music
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Several of my close friends who are all very talented musicians collaborated on a project that came to be known as The Big Machete. Patrick Walsh, Jamie and Lynda Dawson from Kickin Grass brought in Kris Walz (who played in The Brothers Grim with Jamie) and Terry Ayers who came from Loose Canon and The Dufftones (an old school funk band and 50s-60s do wop band respectively).
As you can see this is a variety of musical backgrounds that has melded together all bringing something unique to the table.
The Big Machete was revealed to the public at the Shadow Benefit held at The Berkeley Cafe March 7th.
The band is relatively new but have been putting in their time in order to be ready for this show and that was evident in their performance. They did a couple of obscure covers as well as a few original numbers Lynda had put together. The music and band members gelled together nicely. As I looked out to the crowd I would hazard a guess that everyone would agree with me. I was impressed on what my friends were able to pull together and in such a short time. I look forward to seeing them again real soon, nice work you all.

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Comments
  1. T. Ayers says:

    Great job Huntlee, thanks so much for the complimenting words,, we had a blast, keep up the good work with your blog..

  2. Dana says:

    Lookin’ Good!

  3. May says:

    Was so delighted that I was able to see The Big Machete’s debut! What a great job they did and for a worthy cause. The pictures are fantastic. Thanks for sharing!!!

  4. Jenn says:

    Awesome pictures!! and Awesome show!! Good job guys!!!

  5. Gail says:

    Very talented and good chemistry. Would love to hear them play again soon! Thanks for inviting me Terry, after 25 years..you haven’t changed!

  6. J Dizzle says:

    Great pictures Lee! You Rock! Thanks for coming out and seeing the show.

  7. Hunter says:

    Thanks for the kind words my friends.

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