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I O G R A P H Y
There's only one theremin
lounge band, and that's Project: Pimento!
Get out your cocktail shakers and prepare to party in sophisticated
style. Project: Pimento is a five-piece band from San Francisco,
with a repertoire of toe-tapping lounge favorites from the 40s,
50s, and 60s...all with a space-age twist!
features the smoothly seductive vocal stylings of the lovely and
talented Miss Lola Bombay. Lola, the alter ego of jazz vocalist
Lori Carsillo, brings a silky, irresistible sound to the mix...like
the olive in your martini! Guitarist Gentleman Jack, stand-up bassist
Caroline Curacao, and drummer Aaron Wallbanger are all key ingredients
to the band's all-star lineup. Project Pimento's first CD, "Magical Moods of the Theremin", also features a special
guest appearance by the noted San Francisco Hammond organ player
Nick "Martini and" Rossi. And their latest CD, "Space Age Love Songs" features the fabulous Hammond stylings of Wil "Straight Bourbon" Blades.
Project: Pimento also
features the smooth sounds of Robby Virus on the theremin. Invented
in the 1920s, the theremin was the world's first electronic instrument.
The theremin is notoriously difficult to master, since one must
"play" the air around it without actually touching the
instrument itself. Dr. Virus is one of the world's few theremin
virtuosos, and conjures up high-class, jet-set elegance with his
With a shaker full
of swank tunes, and a rhythm section that will drink any flaming
cocktail you put in front of them, Project: Pimento promises hi-fi-hi-jinks