Jim Woolseys grandfather was a Violinist with The Packard Orchestra in the nineteen forties. His attraction to music is rooted within his family. Woolsey wrote a song called Change which sparked the formation of Cody Stagefright. Jim contributes guitar and vocals to Cody Stagefright. Volcano is an accomplished music producer who owns Volcanic Productions. As noted on the bands MySpace page, Chris Fortson ( a.k.a. Volcano) contributes in various creative ways to Cody Stagefright. Chris Oliver has six solo albums under his belt best known as Solar System. He started playing music at age four and is multi-instrumental. Chris contributes drums and back-up vocals to Cody Stagefright. David Ross is a trained pianist as well as owns an ability to conduct the Cello. An indie musician at heart, David has performed at various coffee houses. David Ross contributes bass to Cody Stagefright. Derek Harrington has a very hands-on approach to guitar playing. Harrington finds utilizing an aggressive picking technique, heavy tremolo use, as well as other methods, has significantly developed the latest sound of Cody Stagefright. Dereks recent addition to the band as their lead guitarist has helped facilitate their new direction and signature sound.
Since the bands inception during 2006, Cody Stagefright conveys a sense of seduction, wonder, and unselfish thought provoking lyrics complimented by a hodge-podge of multi-talented musicians. As their talents are diverse- each member of this five piece band is passionate about their craft. The bands musical abilities acquires all the parallel elements of a bold blended posh wine. Though the band was birthed in 2006, their recognition has become amplified within the last five months. The accompaniments of the bands latest line-up has fruitfully produced some of the most preeminent music to ever come out of Michigan.
What's up with the name:
Please see band's publicist for an interview. Tanya Vece 206-650-9234
Soul, Funk, Rock
Got anything recorded?
Cody Stagefrights latest project Champagne Taste with a Kool-Aid Wallet intrigues the listener with flirtatious bass, luminous drums, haunting guitar, and evocative vocals. The band has a refreshing and mellow sound. Their sundry accents of poetic moments ,influenced from hip-hop, graciously compliments their decadent smooth sound.
Tell us your future?
Pillars in Michigans music community- their sound can be compared to the caviar of live musical acts. One of the marketable aspects of Cody Stagefright is their mass audience appeal. This band guarantees to draw a crowd with each live show. Their dedicated local ,and online following, paired along side their positive message continues to allow this band to prosper. Be the next to discover the truth of what a group of musicians is supposed to be. Please allow Tanya Vece to proudly introduce, and represent, the brilliance of Cody Stagefright. Tanya Vece is known to hand pick all the musicians and bands she represents. Dozens of bands are turned away monthly. Her faith in Cody Stagefright proposes this is one group fans will quickly fall in love with.
Next Show: May 1st 2009. See Myspace.com/codystagefright