A Rambling Trip Through A Colourful And Melodic St John S Childhood, Combined With A How Not To Do It Yourself Guide To The Music Business And A Thoughtful And Sometimes Poignant Look At The Way A Legendary Canadian Band Creates Music All Of These Threads And Many Others Are Pulled Together By Writer And Musician Bob Hallett Writing Out The Notes Began As A Series Of Essays Hallett Wrote To Explain His Love Of Music, But It Turned Into A Humorous Biography And A Kind Of Extended Solo On Music And How His Love For It Transformed His Life Although He Is Best Known For His Role In Great Big Sea, Hallett Has Long Had A Parallel Career As A Writer And While Some Writers Seek Inspiration From Travel, History, Or Romance, For Hallett, The Place Where He Grew Up Provided All The Inspiration He Never Needed.
Robert Bob Hallett born 1966 is a Canadian musician, author, producer, and entrepreneur, best known as a founding member of the Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea 1993 2013 A native of St John s, Newfoundland, Hallett co founded Great Big Sea in 1993, with Alan Doyle, Sean McCann, and Darrell Power The band sold over a million and half records around the world, over a twenty year period Through his company, Kilbride Music, Hallett has managed bands and produced records, radio specials, and live concerts Hallet is a vocal proponent of talent development within the Newfoundland and East Coast Music Industries, and has authored a career guidebook for aspiring musicians He works with the producers of the Broadway musical Come From Away as a Music Consultant, and has also worked at the Stratford Festival as a Composer Music Director As an author he has written dozens of magazine articles, essays and several books, including the best selling memoir Writing Out The Notes Hallett currently plays accordion and other instruments in the band Kelly Russell and the Planks he has also been associated with The Once, The Dardanelles, Fabian James, and the Irish Descendants, in various capacities Bob Hallett has two twin daughters.See also R.B Hallett.
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- Writing Out the Notes: Life in Great Big Sea and Other Musical Misadventures
- Bob Hallett
- 23 September 2017 Bob Hallett