Michael Blattel : 281-235-8830 : michael.blattel.music
Original bands with whom I have play, recorded, and toured:
- Market Junction (Active) (Folk/Country)
- Drop Trio (Funk/Jazz) ~ Recorded 3 albums (Big Dipper, LEAP, Cezanne), toured regionally and nationally, awarded 9 Houston Press Music Awards (including BEST JAZZ, BEST FUNK), was showcased at SxSW 4 consecutive years.
- Solange Knowles (R&B) ~ Cowrote and recorded “Freedom” for the Johnson’s Family Vacation Soundtrack.
- Southern Backtones (Rock-a-Billy/Surf) ~ Recorded 1 album (The Formula), toured regionally.
- HrStrut (Modern Rock) ~ Recorded 2 albums (Weekend on Earth, Feels Like Flight), toured regionally.
- Parrish/Hundley (Country) ~ Toured regionally
- Rick Crawford (Country) ~ Toured regionally
- Liquidrone (Hard Rock) ~ Toured regionally
- Anachronauts (Pop Rock) ~ Recorded 1 album (Popular Science), released a split 7″ with Man or Astroman
- Bones (Blues) ~ Sub drummer
- Dune TX (Pop Punk Rock) ~ Sub drummer
- Christopher Wilson (Pop Rock) ~ Sub drummer
- Ryan Montalvo (Pop) ~ Sub drummer
- Lotus Effect (Hard Rock) ~ Sub drummer
- Branon Dempsey (Contemporary Christian) ~ Sub drummer
- Chris Boise (Modern Country) ~ Sub drummer
Cover bands with whom I have play:
- ThunderPants (Active) (80’s)
- Rock Agents (Active) (Classic/Modern Rock)
- David McKenery (Traditional Gospel)
- Midstream (50s-10s Variety)
- Trick Dog & Lisa Whitley (50s-10s Variety)
- Trick Dog (50s-00s Variety)
- Nightbird (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
- Sammy Hundley (Classic Rock/Country)
- Short Bus (Classic Rock) ~ Played 10 to 15 shows a month for 3 years.
- Bristol Fashion (80s-10s Pop) ~Sub drummer
- Vertigo (Classic/Modern Rock) ~ Sub drummer
- Not the Rachels (Classic/Modern Rock) ~ Sub drummer
- David Brake (Country/Classic Rock) ~ Sub drummer
- Triple Standard (Jazz Standards) ~ Sub drummer
- Thomas Helton (Jazz Standards) ~ Sub drummer
- Paul Peacock (Jazz Standards) ~ Sub drummer
- Halogen Trio aka Jeremy Emmert Trio (Jazz Standards) ~ Sub drummer
- Nuje Trio (Jazz Standards) ~ Played a weekly restaurant gig in the Woodlands for 1 year.
Churches with whom I have played:
- Grace Lutheran ~ Drums/Percussion/Guitar
- St. Anthony of Padua ~ Sub drummer/Sub Guitarist
- Stonebridge Church ~ Sub drummer
- First Baptist of the Woodlands ~ Sub drummer
- Crossroads Baptist ~ Sub drummer
- The Woodlands Community Church ~ Sub drummer
- Second Baptist (Baytown) ~ Sub drummer/acoustic guitar