the seams were formed in early 2001, shortly after dan caro and andrew g met on the jazz-funk scene of New Orleans, Louisiana. The seams was initially formed as a side project, while both participated in other various local bands, including together in the funk rock project Dimorphodon. dan caro and andrew g have performed at noted events including South by Southwest and Jazz Fest. dan has also performed before President Jimmy Carter, and was featured in the July 2005 issue of Modern Drummer magazine. Drawing deeply from classical music theory, New Orleans rhythms, and jazz paradigms the seams redefine the pop-rock genre by merging classic-rock influences with a modern-pop sensibility. Delayed due to the devastating effects of hurricane Katrina, the seams debut album is due out in the summer of 2006. Interested labels or parties may contact the seams via www.theseams.net, the seams are currently accepting offers for marketing, distribution, publicity, and production.
Andrew G was born on November 25th, 1979 in Florence, South Carolina. His first instrument was the piano but he began playing guitar in middle school. Andrew has performed in many rock and jazz bands including Green Tangerine, the West Florence Jazz Knights, Billy Reuben and the Latino Smurfs, the Big Toes, Electric Kool-Aid, and Dimorphodon with Dan Caro. Andrew has also shared the stage with such notables as Stockton Helbing, Dr. Jimbo Walsh, Fareed Haque, Phix, Adam Matasar, Chad Mason, the Breakfast, Derrick Freeman, Quin Kirchner, Damon Metzner, and Will Ames. Andrew is a singer-songwriter guitarist whose strong musical interest brought him to New Orleans, where he studied classical and jazz guitar. Andrew plays a customized Raven and Ernie Ball electric guitars with Ernie Ball Strings and Ampeg and Mesa/Boogie Amps. Andrew also plays an Ibanez SG 6-string bass with Ernie Ball Strings and a Yamaha Motif Keyboard.
Big Influences: the Beatles, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, the Doors, Queen, Pink Floyd, the Jellyfish, Soundgarden, Tears for Fears, Duran Duran, Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, the Allman Brothers Band, the Grateful Dead, James Brown, Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, the Meters, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Beach Boys, Frank Zappa, ELP, Trey Anastasio, and many others
Dan Caro was born on November 19th, 1979 in New Orleans, La. Dan began his professional career at the age of thirteen. Under the tutelage of Johnny Vidacovich(Professor Longhair/Astral Project), while attending Loyola University in New Orleans, his skills ripened and he acquired a solid musical understanding. Over the years Dan has performed with such artists as George Porter(the Meters), Michael Ray and the Cosmic Krewe, Mark Mullins(Harry Connick Jr.), Marvin Stamm, John Sinclair, James Andrews(Satchmo of the Ghetto), Walter 'Wolfman' Washington and the Roadmasters, Carlos Washington(Karl Denson), Raymond Williams(Jackie McLean), Christian Scott, the Jacob Fred Jazz Oddessey, the Blue Universe Quartet, and the Boston Horns. His most recent project, the Brotherhood of Groove, was formed when Dan met guitarist Brandon Tarricone at Loyola. The Brotherhood recently finished their second national tour in support of their CD release Pocket Full of Funk, featuring John Ellis(Charlie Hunter), Michael Ray(Sun Ra/Kool and the Gang) and Mike Pellara. Dan play's Mapex and Gretsch drums with Bosphorus Cymbals.