Accomplished bass player, performing since 1960, Ray’s Linked in profile reads, “Just A Bass Player who pull 4, 5 and 6 strings.” Need we say more?
TEMPE OTTO painstakingly recreates the music, eloquence, dress and mood of the 50s and early 60s.
Performing jazz standards, bossa nova and romantic ballads in multiple languages, Tempe’s style crosses from European flavors to Brazilian Bossa Nova to American Jazz Standards.
Her smooth and playfully steamy delivery evokes memories of the vocal styles of legends like Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn and Julie London.
Paul has appeared on the bill with Ziggy Marley, Thelonius Monk Jr., Dr. Billy Taylor, The New York Voices & others.
As a public educator of public and private schools (Baylor and McCallie schools of Chattanooga) and universities including UTC and Georgia Perimeter College. Paul lectured World Music, Percussion, Jazz Studies and Electronic Music and directed Jazz Band and Orchestra.
Paul’s company, Atlanta Event Music, has provided educational programming since 1995, receiving the 1997 Dorothy Mullen National Arts Award for “The Bessie Bus”, a mobile jazz and blues program. Atlanta Event Music also provided audio/video production/editing and inter-active exhibits including working with the National Afro-American Museum on the traveling exhibit “When the Spirit Moves” appearing at the Smithsonian Institution.
Currently, Paul maintains an active performance schedule with Atlanta Steel Pan and Island Music, the Atlanta Jazz Trio, and 2nd Line Atlanta while continuing to teach private lessons.
PAUL VOGLER performs as solo percussionist on vibraphone, marimba & steel drum. Paul is also an Alternate Mode Mallet Kat endorser and proudly plays the Panyard Solid Hoop steel pans.
MP3 Atlanta Percussionist: Paul Vogler on Marimba!
A music instructor for over 20 yrs with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, teaching Jazz studies, Electronic Music, World Music & percussion, Paul is now semi-retired and founder of Atlanta Event Music and percussionist with Atlanta Jazz Trio, Atlanta Steel Pan and Island Music and 2nd Line Atlanta.
MP3 “Watch What Happens”, Paul Vogler – Atlanta Jazz Trio
MP3 “Blue Bossa” Paul Vogler on Steel Pan with Paul Newkirk on Accoustic Guitar
MP3 “And I Love Her, Beatles” Demo track Paul Vogler with Paul Newkirk
L.A. studied music at GSU and Berklee.
As arranger and conductor of the Seed and Feed Marching Abominable; bassist with Col. Bruce Hampton,“Thumbs” Carllile, and Elise Witt.
L.A. toured internationally also as tubist with Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz & The Atlanta Pops Orchestra.