MP3 True Story - True Story
Unique Blend of Classically trained musicians putting the soul into soul rock
11 MP3 Songs in this album (47:05) !
Related styles: POP: Pop/Rock, URBAN/R&B: Soul
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True Story started as a trio in Maryland, under the direction of Owen Stevenson. Writing about love, misfortune, and the fight to keep happy, Owen brought his sound to Bloomington, Indiana, where he entered the prestigious Indiana Jacobs School of Music. While performing in The Singing Hoosiers, Stevenson met drummer Eric Mannweiler who played in the ensembles pit. Mannweiler introduced Stevenson to Teddy Jones, who along with Mannweiler grew up in the Indianapolis jazz scene. This core trio surrounded themselves with some of the best musicans the area had to offer throughout the next year and began headlining shows around Bloomington and Indianapolis in early 2007. Corey Frye joined the group for good in early 2007 as well which has helped the eclectic sound and thought proccess of the group. The group is looking forward to beginning a new chapter of the story with the incoming keyboard player Mark DeZwaan in the fall of ''07. Three Members of True Story (Stevenson, Frye, and Drew Kipfer - Trumpet) have been part of the Indiana University a capella group called "Straight No Chaser", which has helped form such a strong bond amongst the group. Teddy Jones had the opportunity to play with the rapidly rising Shaggy Wonda, so with the vacancy, fellow Jacobs School of Music student James Lawrence joined the ride on saxophone. True Story has garnered comparisons with such groups as Earth Wind & Fire, Marc Broussard, Gavin DeGraw, Dave Matthews Band and other various R&B/Soul Artists. At a recent show, a very attractive girl said Owen looked like Ryan Gossling...