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Get your Dancing Shoes on and Boogie this Halloween away with DJ Taze!  Don’t forget to dress up.  This is Halloween in Jerome, after all!

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Hold my Beer Band

hold my beer band posterQ: Boogie Woogie? 
A: Hold my Beer.

Q: Outlaw Country?
A: Hold my Beer.

Q: Sinatra?
A: Hold my Beer.

Q: Bubblegum Country? 
A: NO!

Q: Harmonies?
A: Yes!

Q: Piano?
A: Sometimes, often bass with some other instrument . . .

The Hold my Beer Band began innocently enough at a Farmer’s Market in Oracle Arizona.  Sue & Jerry’s Trading Post hosts this popular local event every Wednesday evening during the Spring and Summer, then winterizing at the end of October.  The trading post always features a food vendor, local arts and crafts vendors and folks selling their fruits in various forms as well as tasty treats!

They also feature a band playing for 3 hours on a lighted stage and a dirt dance floor.  Jerry is a busy guy setting up then cleaning up each and every Wednesday.  He even hoses down the dance floor to keep the dust down.  Well, it turns out Oracle Az is only 12 miles away from San Manuel Az.  So Ron Chilston & his girlfriend Carla began attending the farmer’s market to listen to music, chow down and best of all, BYOB!  One Wednesday, an older gentleman and his son were playing guitars and singing/harmonizing as a duo, (duh . . .).  When they played “Silver Wings” and the younger “Rocky” took the solo, it was your typical 8 bar solo then he took it kind of bluesy jazzy sideways that Ron really responded too.  “Whoa” were the words out of Ron’s mouth.  After the song, he approached the stage, drop some cash into their tip jar and said “you guys could really use a bass player”.  Frank, the older Martinez asked, “Do you play bass?”
Ron, “Well, I played keyboard bass and many other synthesizer instruments with a previous band in Jerome called Mountain Stranded Time.”  As Ron was leaving to go have a seat with Carla, Frank announces from the stage “Folks, meet our new bass player”.

Anyway, you can probably smell what we’re stepping in here.  Ron got the job after a brief tryout/jam session and has been learning to play country licks ever since.  Come on by the Spirit Room and Welcome Ron & Carla back to the area and listen to the song stylings of the “Hold My Beer Band!

Greasy McGhee

Putting the “Rascal” back in Rock, Greasy McGhee is a homegrown, all original band with a truckload of swagger!

rock band spirit room music logoMike “King Daddy” Morris on vocals, harmonica, percussion and rhythm guitar.  Just don’t expect him to play and sing all instruments at once, ok?  Nick James Michael adds vocals and the kind of lead guitar that just begs for more.  Matt Bell is featured on bass and the drummer for the band formerly known as the “Knuckleheads” rounds out this fabulously talented foursome featuring all original tunes.  That’s right, while it seems most folks were doubled up in the fetal position during covid, we were all busy writing music!  Now it’s your turn to come out and support singer/songwriting artists performing live.

 

Greasy McGhee

Putting the “Rascal” back in Rock, Greasy McGhee is a homegrown, all original band with a truckload of swagger!

rock band spirit room music logoMike “King Daddy” Morris on vocals, harmonica, percussion and rhythm guitar.  Just don’t expect him to play and sing all instruments at once, ok?  Nick James Michael adds vocals and the kind of lead guitar that just begs for more.  Matt Bell is featured on bass and the drummer for the band formerly known as the “Knuckleheads” rounds out this fabulously talented foursome featuring all original tunes.  That’s right, while it seems most folks were doubled up in the fetal position during covid, we were all busy writing music!  Now it’s your turn to come out and support singer/songwriting artists performing live.

 

Tria Prima

franco campanelloEnjoy 2 hours of Jazz with Franco Campanello’s newest concoction of musical goodness, “Tria Prima”.  That’s right, if you attended the Spirit Room open mic nights on Wednesday’s, (Pre-Pandemic) you most likely would have seen Franco sitting in with someone or going solo with his guitar.  BTW, this guy can play keyboard, guitar, sing and sling a mean cocktail.  Yup, he’s sometimes behind the bar, but these two Friday afternoon’s, he will once again be gracing our stage.  This trio has no electronic press kit or online presence, so we figured we should see what the heck “Tria Prima” means.  I thought it meant “Prime Trio”, which would make sense to me, but here’s what I found on the interwebs:

Tria Prima: According to the Alchemy of Paracelsus, the three substances of SALT, SULPHUR, and MERCURY that make up all things. The Tria Prima are chemical substances that have similar properties to the three celestials, or archetypal, elements that flow out from the Mind of God into creation. These forces, or hypostatical principles, correspond to divine trinities and triads found in religions and mysticism; for example, in Christianity the triad is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.

The celestial elements comprise the four elements of the lower world, so that the Tria Prima is the basis for both macrocosm and microcosm. Paracelsus said:

You should know that all seven metals originate from three materials, namely from mercury, Sulphur, and salt, though with different colors. Therefore, Hermes has said not incorrectly that all seven metals are born and composed from three substances, similarly also the tinctures and philosopher’s stone. . . But that it be rightly understood what the three different substances are that he calls spirit, soul and body, you should know that they mean no other than the three principia, that is, mercury, Sulphur, and salt, out of which all seven metals originate. Mercury is the spirit, Sulphur is the soul, salt the body.

The most important of the celestial elements is salt, which is born in the heating of fire and seawater. Its powers as a preservative, and thus a powerful force for the attainment of immortality, make it important to alchemical processes. Salt is passive/feminine and represents substance, Earth, and the body.

Sulphur is active/masculine, a transforming essence. It is associated with the SUN and the energy of nature.

Mercury is neutral and volatile, the agent of transformation. Its contradictory properties enable it to participate in all states of matter. It is liquid at room temperature and can dissolve GOLD. When heated it forms both white powder (highly poisonous) and red crystals (therapeutic).

Paracelsus held that disease arises from imbalances among the Tria Prima. For example, an excess of Sulphur would cause fever and plague, while an imbalance would cause gout.

The definition of “Tria Prima”, https://occult-world.com/tria-prima/

Tria Prima

franco campanelloEnjoy 2 hours of Jazz with Franco Campanello’s newest concoction of musical goodness, “Tria Prima”.  That’s right, if you attended the Spirit Room open mic nights on Wednesday’s, (Pre-Pandemic) you most likely would have seen Franco sitting in with someone or going solo with his guitar.  BTW, this guy can play keyboard, guitar, sing and sling a mean cocktail.  Yup, he’s sometimes behind the bar, but these two Friday afternoon’s, he will once again be gracing our stage.  This trio has no electronic press kit or online presence, so we figured we should see what the heck “Tria Prima” means.  I thought it meant “Prime Trio”, which would make sense to me, but here’s what I found on the interwebs:

Tria Prima: According to the Alchemy of Paracelsus, the three substances of SALT, SULPHUR, and MERCURY that make up all things. The Tria Prima are chemical substances that have similar properties to the three celestials, or archetypal, elements that flow out from the Mind of God into creation. These forces, or hypostatical principles, correspond to divine trinities and triads found in religions and mysticism; for example, in Christianity the triad is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.

The celestial elements comprise the four elements of the lower world, so that the Tria Prima is the basis for both macrocosm and microcosm. Paracelsus said:

You should know that all seven metals originate from three materials, namely from mercury, Sulphur, and salt, though with different colors. Therefore, Hermes has said not incorrectly that all seven metals are born and composed from three substances, similarly also the tinctures and philosopher’s stone. . . But that it be rightly understood what the three different substances are that he calls spirit, soul and body, you should know that they mean no other than the three principia, that is, mercury, Sulphur, and salt, out of which all seven metals originate. Mercury is the spirit, Sulphur is the soul, salt the body.

The most important of the celestial elements is salt, which is born in the heating of fire and seawater. Its powers as a preservative, and thus a powerful force for the attainment of immortality, make it important to alchemical processes. Salt is passive/feminine and represents substance, Earth, and the body.

Sulphur is active/masculine, a transforming essence. It is associated with the SUN and the energy of nature.

Mercury is neutral and volatile, the agent of transformation. Its contradictory properties enable it to participate in all states of matter. It is liquid at room temperature and can dissolve GOLD. When heated it forms both white powder (highly poisonous) and red crystals (therapeutic).

Paracelsus held that disease arises from imbalances among the Tria Prima. For example, an excess of Sulphur would cause fever and plague, while an imbalance would cause gout.

The definition of “Tria Prima”, https://occult-world.com/tria-prima/

Tria Prima

franco campanelloEnjoy 2 hours of Jazz with Franco Campanello’s newest concoction of musical goodness, “Tria Prima”.  That’s right, if you attended the Spirit Room open mic nights on Wednesday’s, (Pre-Pandemic) you most likely would have seen Franco sitting in with someone or going solo with his guitar.  BTW, this guy can play keyboard, guitar, sing and sling a mean cocktail.  Yup, he’s sometimes behind the bar, but these two Friday afternoon’s, he will once again be gracing our stage.  This trio has no electronic press kit or online presence, so we figured we should see what the heck “Tria Prima” means.  I thought it meant “Prime Trio”, which would make sense to me, but here’s what I found on the interwebs:

Tria Prima: According to the Alchemy of Paracelsus, the three substances of SALT, SULPHUR, and MERCURY that make up all things. The Tria Prima are chemical substances that have similar properties to the three celestials, or archetypal, elements that flow out from the Mind of God into creation. These forces, or hypostatical principles, correspond to divine trinities and triads found in religions and mysticism; for example, in Christianity the triad is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.

The celestial elements comprise the four elements of the lower world, so that the Tria Prima is the basis for both macrocosm and microcosm. Paracelsus said:

You should know that all seven metals originate from three materials, namely from mercury, Sulphur, and salt, though with different colors. Therefore, Hermes has said not incorrectly that all seven metals are born and composed from three substances, similarly also the tinctures and philosopher’s stone. . . But that it be rightly understood what the three different substances are that he calls spirit, soul and body, you should know that they mean no other than the three principia, that is, mercury, Sulphur, and salt, out of which all seven metals originate. Mercury is the spirit, Sulphur is the soul, salt the body.

The most important of the celestial elements is salt, which is born in the heating of fire and seawater. Its powers as a preservative, and thus a powerful force for the attainment of immortality, make it important to alchemical processes. Salt is passive/feminine and represents substance, Earth, and the body.

Sulphur is active/masculine, a transforming essence. It is associated with the SUN and the energy of nature.

Mercury is neutral and volatile, the agent of transformation. Its contradictory properties enable it to participate in all states of matter. It is liquid at room temperature and can dissolve GOLD. When heated it forms both white powder (highly poisonous) and red crystals (therapeutic).

Paracelsus held that disease arises from imbalances among the Tria Prima. For example, an excess of Sulphur would cause fever and plague, while an imbalance would cause gout.

The definition of “Tria Prima”, https://occult-world.com/tria-prima/