DiBlanco tracks at Sugar Hill Recording Studios

Robert DiBlanco was back at Houston’s famous Sugar Hill Recording Studios, with Crosby TX singer/guitar slinger Cody Kouba for a recording session for his upcoming new album. The session featured Joe DeLeon on drums, Brian Thomas on pedal steel guitar, Allen Huff on piano, and Cody Kouba on guitars/vocals.

The songs “Milk Man Blues”, “Saturday” and “Outlaw Ways” were recorded at Studio A by chief engineer Andy Bradley.

Additional recording sessions for the new album are to be scheduled – an exact official release date is therefor not available at this time.

DiBlanco records with Tom Ben Lindley at ASTRA studios

Robert DiBlanco joined his buddies Joe DeLeon and Brian Thomas to record tracks for a new album by Austin TX based singer/songwriter Tom Ben Lindley. The sessions took place at ASTRA studios in Channelview TX and were engineered by Terry Westbrook.

An exact release date for the upcoming album is currently not known.

DiBlanco back at Sugar Hill Recording Studios with Patrick Murphy

Robert DiBlanco was back at Houston’s famous Sugar Hill Recording Studios, with Richmond TX singer Patrick Murphy for a recording session for his upcoming new album. The session featured Joe DeLeon on drums, Brian Thomas on pedal steel guitar, Paul English on piano, Aleph Yonker on acoustic guitars and Patrick Murphy on vocals.

The song “Silent Movie” was recorded at Studio A by chief engineer Andy Bradley and DiBlanco also recorded some overdubs on another track called “Steer The Truck”.

Additional recording sessions for the new album are to be scheduled – an exact official release date is not available at this time.

DiBlanco back in the studio with Cody Kouba

Robert DiBlanco was back in the studio with Crosby TX guitar slinger Cody Kouba for recording sessions for his upcoming new album. The sessions featured Joe DeLeon on drums, Brian Thomas on pedal steel guitar and banjo, Allen Huff on piano and organ and Cody Kouba on guitars and vocals.

The following songs were recorded at Houston’s famous Sugar Hill Recording Studios, Studio A by chief engineer Andy Bradley:

“Lowlife”, “Driftwood” and “Wayward Soul”

Additional recording sessions for the new album are to be scheduled – an exact official release date is not available at this time.

DiBlanco and Clay Farmer Band on Houston PBS

Robert DiBlanco and the Clay Farmer Band will be performing on “The Connection” on PBS television. Pre-production of the show is scheduled for April 28th, stay tuned for the dates when the show will air. The band will perform 3-4 tunes live with possible additional footage.

“The Connection” show airs Tuesday nights at 08:55pm on Channel 8 with repeat broadcasts on Sundays at 05:00pm.
“It’s great to see that PBS is picking up music shows. Not only do they present great shows with established artists but they also seem to care about the local music scene featuring local talent and artists. I’m am really looking forward to play this show with Clay Farmer. It’s about time that Clay gets a break because he’s been working so hard for so long and he is one of the most talented singer/songwriters on the circuit.” remarks DiBlanco.

For more information on Houston PBS, please visit his website at http://www.HoustonPBS.org

Robert DiBlanco to work with Seth Johnson

Robert DiBlanco will have the chance to work with up-and-coming singer Seth Johnson at a gig in Lumberton TX. Seth comes highly recommended and is considered one of the most promising young talents in the state of Texas.

“I’m am really looking forward to play this show with Seth Johnson. The band he’s got hired for this show is smoking so I’m expecting one helluva time.” remarks DiBlanco. He also mentioned that he really looks forward to working with drummer Joe DeLeon again. Joe DeLeon is the drummer that recorded all drum tracks on Clay Farmer’s second album and has become one of Robert’s all-time favorite drummers.

For more information on Seth Johnson, please visit his website at http://www.SethJohnson.net

DiBlanco works with Amanda Williams at BBQ Cook-Off 2004

Robert DiBlanco had the chance to work with up-and-coming teenage star Amanda Williams at the BBQ Cookoff at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo this past weekend. Amanda is considered one of the hottest young commodities in the Texas music scene and has already established plenty of contacts and credibility in Nashville, TN.

“It is amazing to see somebody that young to be very professional and experienced. I was really impressed with her vocal capabilities and the level of professionalism. Better remember her name guys, she’s got a fair shot at something big…..” remarks DiBlanco. He also mentioned that he really enjoyed working with drummer Paul Chris again. Paul is not only the drummer but also the musical director in Amanda’s band and had teamed up with Robert on a couple of Clay Farmer Band gigs before.

For more information on Amanda Williams, please visit her website at http://www.AmandaWilliamsMusic.com

Robert DiBlanco co-produces new Clay Farmer Band album

Robert DiBlanco has been invited to co-produce the new album of the Clay Farmer Band together with Clay Farmer and Mark Shannon. On top of being the bass player live and on all of the recording sessions Robert has now entered different waters. This marks Robert’s first producing gig in the US after having co-produced several projects in Germany before.

“It’s nice to have even more input in the process of recording and creating this new album. We have gathered some of Houston’s elite musicians for this record and we are getting very excited about the upcoming release.” DiBlanco said in a recent conversation. The list of musicians involved in the project includes such illustrous names as Joe DeLeon, Paul Burnett, Randy Wall and Big John Mills.

For more information on Clay Farmer, please visit his website at
http://www.ClayFarmer.com