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The Security Project: The Timeless Music of Peter Gabriel and Beyond

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The Security Project

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The Old Church Concert Hall

1422 SW 11th Ave

Portland, OR 97201

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Doors at 7pm | Show at 8pm | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final.

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“The Security Project Live is a beautifully reverential and creative reinterpretation of these Peter Gabriel classics!” – Kevin Killen, engineer of Gabriel's “So” record.

Members of King Crimson, Shriekback and Gabriel's original band bring these genre-less masterpieces into the 21st Century. Seattleites Trey Gunn and Michael Cozzi join esteemed drummer Jerry Marotta and NY keyboardist David Jameson to harness the core of these songs. Added to the pedigree of these players is the voice of Happy Rhodes. Her 4-octave range is the latest edition to this mesmerizing group.

With Gabriel now a double-inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (both with Genesis as well as his solo career) The Security Project specializes in the most adventurous, often un-played, music from his first five solo albums – Car (1), Scratch (2), Melting Face (3), Security and Plays Live, in addition to other related gems.

Founding member Jerry Marotta says: “Peter was always great at setting the table for us as musicians; he always got us started with great ideas... As we were creating SECURITY we had no idea we were making something so unique... I’m proud that with Security Project we’re able to deliver the deepest of those songs, and do it with real conviction — playing them live.” Members of King Crimson, Shriekback and Gabriel's original band bring these genre-less masterpieces into the 21st Century. Seattleites Trey Gunn and Michael Cozzi join esteemed drummer Jerry Marotta and NY keyboardist David Jameson to harness the core of these songs. Added to the pedigree of these players is the voice of Happy Rhodes. Her 4-octave range is the latest edition to this mesmerizing group.

Press raves about The Security Project's debut CD “Live 1":

“The Security Project expertly reimagines Peter Gabriel's groundbreaking early output, creating an immersive experience both in performance and on its debut release Live 1. The group goes far beyond conventional tribute band territory, infusing the songs with new arrangements and elements while staying true to the spirit of the material. Gabriel enthusiasts across the board will be taken by the band’s high-octane approach full of drive, determination and energy.”

– Anil Prasad, Innerviews

“What Security Project does is accomplish what's been too long in coming: positioning Peter Gabriel's music as repertoire. It's clear that while the band treats Gabriel's music with no shortage of reverence, it's also about a more open-ended approach to the music.”

– John Kelman, All About Jazz

“Strong marks go to this unique project that will appeal to Peter Gabriel fans and progressive rock aficionados. This is a live album, but the level of musicianship among the band members makes that easy to forget until hearing the audience applause following the tracks. Writing as a Gabriel fan myself, the telling fact is that I’ll probably play Live 1 more often than I play Gabriel's own recent reinventions.”

– Jeff Elbel, IE Magazine

“The Security Project has captured not only the sonic details of Gabriel's music but also the revered artist’s quirkiness.”

– Cryptic Rock

“Somehow, like Gabriel, the Security Project's performance strikes the right esoteric balance between the tribal groove of world music and the inscrutable logic of the best progressive rock.”

– Peter Lindblad, Elmore Magazine

While the moods and sounds of Gabriel’s original recordings are re-created, these songs are not mere replicas. As a Peter Gabriel tribute, Live 1 presents an impeccable fan experience. – The Prog Report

What’s The Buzz?

"TSP are a mind-blowing amalgam of disparate musical brilliance!” – Gabriel Researcher/Lilywhite Leigh "Sound as good -- at times maybe better -- than even Gabriel can nowadays" - Time Out, NYC "King Crimson's Trey Gunn brilliantly injects a wicked warp to Gabriel's melodic weave." – G.A.S. Online "A Scary Good Show!" – Progression Magazine "Great to see some of the original members doing it the right way." – Steve Hackett (Genesis)

Jerry Marotta: Drums & Percussion, Backing Vocal Trey Gunn: Warr Guitar, Backing Vocal Happy Rhodes: Lead Vocal Michael Cozzi: Guitars, Backing Vocal David Jameson: Keyboards & Eigenharp

Security Project website: www.securityprojectband.com

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Jerry Marotta

Drummer, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Producer Jerry Marotta has recorded and toured with Peter Gabriel, The Indigo Girls, Hall and Oates, Tears For Fears, Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney, Trey Gunn, Cher, 10,000 Maniacs, David Sylvian, Robert Fripp, Robbie Robertson, Ani DiFranco, Suzanne Vega, Sarah McLachlan, Tony Levin, Todd Rundgren, Los Lobos, and Stevie Nicks, to name only a few. Through his extensive touring experience and performances on hundreds of albums Jerry has worked with many of the greatest artists in the world. His unique musical skills have graced myriad movie soundtracks, video games, TV shows, and percussion software over the past 4 decades.

In addition to all of that, Marotta currently operates both Dreamland Studios in West Hurley, NY, and Jersville Studios in Woodstock, NY. Very recently, he has been recording and touring with Linda Eder and just completed the pilot TV show "Small Miracles" starring Judd Hirsch and Kathryn Kates. He also plays drums with his brother Rick Marotta each year on the season finale of the hit TV show "Survivor."

www.jerrymarotta.com www.dreamlandrecording.com

Trey Gunn

A native Texan who resides in Seattle, Gunn is known for the unusual 10-string touch guitar that he plays. From the blistering live recordings at the Royal Albert Hall in London with David Sylvian and Robert Fripp (“Damage”, Virgin Records) to ten years recording and touring with King Crimson – a group many contend as the most aggressively, adventurous rock band of all time – Gunn is associated with a constant stream of cutting edges projects.

In addition to the powerful performances and recordings of his groups TU, KTU, and the multi- mediators Quodia, Gunn has toured and/or recorded with TOOL, John Paul Jones, Maynard J. Keenan’s “Puscifer”, Vernon Reid, Azam Ali, David Hykes of the Harmonic Choir and Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree.

When not on the road, Gunn continues his work scoring for tv/film, runs his own media label (7d Media) and coaches musicians in the creative process.

www.treygunn.com www.7dmedia.com

Happy Rhodes

Happy Rhodes is an American singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and electronic musician with a four- octave vocal range. Rhodes cites Wendy Carlos, Kate Bush, Queen, Yes, David Bowie, Bach and Peter Gabriel as primary influences. Happy began her recording career in 1986 producing 11 albums of electric and highly original material. She has been featured on Morning Becomes Eclectic (KCRW in Santa Monica, CA), the syndicated radio shows Echoes and The World Cafe.

Discography: Rhodes Volume 1 & 2 Rearmament Ecto Warpaint Equipose http://happyrhodes.org/ Rhodesongs Building The Collossus The Keep Many Worlds Are Born Tonight Find Me

Michael Cozzi

Originally from Wales & London Cozzi's love of Prog music became cemented when he first saw "Steve Hackett" at Brunel University in the early 80's when he was touring "Spectral Mornings".

Cozzi got his start in the mid 80's as the guitarist for the band Shriekback which had the pleasure of touring with bands such as Simple Minds, INXS, and Peter Gabriel. He would joke with David Rhodes of Gabriel's band that they should swap gigs.

A few albums & several tours later, it lead him to working with the likes of, King Swamp, Shakespear's Sister, Andrew Ridgely, Lulabox and many other projects all over the globe.

Settling in Seattle with his photographer wife Karen Moskowitz in the early 90's, Cozzi Joined the band Sky Cries Mary with whom he co wrote 5 albums and toured extensively.

During this time Cozzi opened up his recording studio Moscozzi Studio where he co-wrote and produced the last two Sky Cries Mary albums "Here and Now" and "Small Town" ( a Lou Reed favorite by the way.) During this time he also wrote and produced music for bands, films, commercials, video games etc which let to him meeting and working with Trey Gunn. Some time later Trey asked Cozzi if he knew of a guitarist for The Security Project, Cozzi put his hand up like a kid in the classroom and said "me me me”.

www.moscozzistudio.com

David Jameson

Keyboardist/Eigenharpist David Jameson began his music career in the late 1970's – the heyday of powerful keyboard players. He absorbed the work of ELP, Genesis, Weather Report, Yes, Return to Forever and Camel weaving aspects of all into his own approach. He spent several years touring with Time Machine and then left the music scene for a career at IBM after completing a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

Jameson's work at IBM began at the T.J. Watson Research Center where he created and managed the Computer Music Research group. His pioneering research was acknowledged by election to the prestigious IBM Academy of Technology. David left IBM to found Digiportal Software and Deskew Technologies that develops the acclaimed Scorecerer sheet music manager application for the iPad. He also designs MaxMSP applications and libraries for live performance and for the Eigenharp – an electronic hybrid instrument akin to a computerized bassoon that features heavily in The Security Project shows.

In addition to working with The Security Project, David also performs with Beyond The Wall. For these lives shows he uses a custom keyboard/Eigenharp system that includesthe Korg KronosX 88 and four Roland A800 Pro keyboard controllers, as well as iPads and iPhones running Scorecerer and Lemur all tied together through a LAN with a Macbook Pro running custom software developed with MaxMSP.

A Massive Production with Minimal Technical Needs

The Security Project has very few technical requirements to put on this impressive production. The group brings it's own internal mixing/monitoring system and uses no wedges or speakers onstage. With the house console not being used – the engineers tap into the stereo house power and speakers – local crew and normal gear needs are nearly non-existent.

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