Here's one musician who has worn a path on the road less traveled...Jack Minor, having grown up on a Texas cattle ranch, was scouted to play for the Yankees, got a degree in
advertising and then took off to New York to be a stage actor.
His leading man good looks, coupled with innate gift for acting, landed him roles but he was sidelined with illness that had him down for the count.
But he's hard to kill.
Jack headed west after he got well, landed a plum role in a movie for the Sci Fi Channel (Grendl) and then figured out what he really was, was a storyteller. Having stockpiled enough original songs in his brain to fill a grain silo, Jack was introduced to veteran record engineer/producer Michael Vail Blum, and that led to his solo release, MINOR CONFESSIONS.
A jambalaya of rockabilly, country blues and pure Cowboy sensibilities, MINOR CONFESSIONS has an old school feel.
Jack appears to be channeling Johnny Cash, with a touch of Jerry Lee Lewis, and the sincerity of a young Elvis Presley.
The confessions range from lovin' the ladies, to the anguish of lonliness to the CD's bottom line: Survival. This is one Texas son who knows the meaning of gratitude. You could mistake him for a new ager, 'cept for that tin of chaw in his boot.
Jack was blessed to have some awesome players on MINOR CONFESSIONS, including Dean Pleasant (lead rhythm bass guitar--Suicidal Tendencies, Jessica Simpson(; Teddy Andreadis (harp, keys--Guns n Roses, Carol King), Gary Mallabar (drums, percussion--Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, The Beach Boys).
MINOR CONFESSIONS was engineered and recorded by Michael Vail Blum/Titan Records, Studio City, CA.