Painting Poles

Painting Poles

Radiation

   Growing up the son of a musician, I was exposed to a lot of jazz, show choir, swing type music as a kid.  My first fan club I belonged to were The Nylons - a Canadian acapella vocal group as well The Manhattan Transfers.  I also played trumpet in a lot of jazz bands when I was a little boy.  You can hear those influences rear their head throughout the album but this song seemed to champion them the most.  I also lived in a basement apartment with hardwood floors and broken blinds when i wrote this song!
 

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