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Congratulations to George Seara for his Juno win :: Recording Engineer of the Year!

The Flyingbow Ministry team and I would like to congratulate George Seara for his Juno win last night for Recording Engineer of the Year! Richard Cleaver, Brad Toews and I had the honour of working with him at Phase One Studios in the Mastering of our 2010 Canadian GMA Covenant Award winning CD release of YAHWEH. You can read my original blog posting here. George played a integral role in the final sound and success of this project. He is not just a great engineer but also a really nice guy! Here are a few pictures of George “in action” at Phase One. Until next time. T

From left to right: Brad Toews, Trevor Dick, George Seara and Richard Cleaver

Congratulations, George!


YAHWEH CD Release DATE SET!

FLYINGBOW MUSIC MINISTRY ANNOUNCES:Trevor_9950

Trevor and Band release their much anticipated “Yahweh” CD on the weekend of February 5-6, 2010

Trevor Dick and the 5th String BLVD. Band (Brad Toews, Corey Lacey, Will Jarvis & Steve Heathcote) officially release the HARD COPY of their much anticipated “YAHWEH” CD and also reveal Tina Newlove’s commissioned painting which became the artwork for the CD.
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RECORDING DETAILS:

Every attention to the highest quality production was attained in the recording of “YAHWEH”. Here are some of the details …

Recorded by veteran Audio Engineer, Richard Cleaver, at the world renowned 1500 sq. ft. PHASE ONE (Studio A) through a vintage Neve Board, the recording has a depth and warmth unparalleled in previous projects. Trevor states:

“we have set a new standard for ourselves both in our playing and the quality of the recording captured on this project … it is truly special. It was also a real honour to work with Richard Cleaver once again after such a great partnership on the Glory and Peace album  … ”

RICHARD CLEAVER is a passionate audio engineer with over thirty years of experience in recording and live sound. He has worked on hundreds of projects over the years and in many of the top flight recording studios in Toronto and Nashville. He has served as a judge for the Canadian Juno Awards, actively developed Canadian musical talent in contemporary Christian music and taught audio engineering and recording techniques. With a keen musical ear and a relentless focus on quality, Richard has built a reputation for doing whatever it takes to capture sound with excellence.

The project was also Mastered at PHASE ONE (Studio C) by award winning GEORGE SEARA.

A musician and lifelong recording enthusiast, George has quickly become one of Toronto’s leading Mix and Mastering Engineers. He works in all genres of music and happy recent clients include Rihanna, Mos Def, Holly Cole, 50 Cent, Sting, Herbie Hancock and Finger Eleven. George’s musical ear and astute attention to detail has aided him to grace the way between the recording studio and the mastering room. Recent mastering works include Anne Murray,  John McDermott and U2.

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Recording at Phase One Studio A with Richard Cleaver

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Mastering at Phase One Studio C with George Seara

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ORDERING DETAILS:

You may Pre-Order the “Yahweh” CD. All pre-orders will be shipped off immediately on the Feb.5-7 weekend and following weeks. Credit card payments will not be processed until your CD is in the mail to you. You can also make arrangements to pick up your copy IN PERSON during the BIG RELEASE WEEKEND.

You may place your order by CALLING: 519-837-3571 or EMAILING: trevor@trevordick.com

VISA, MASTERCARD, CHEQUE AND CASH accepted. Cost: $20 per unit (plus $2.50 shipping & handling per unit).

You may also request to have your CD signed by Trevor.

All ONLINE ORDERS and DOWNLOADS will be available on CD Baby, iTunes (+ at least 14 other electronic sites) by March 1/2010.

Visit the official FACEBOOK PAGE for regular updates.

http://www.trevordick.com/
trevor@trevordick.com
519-837-3571

PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD. Thank you so much for your support!

Watch for the YAHWEH CD Release Party and Tour later in 2010.

We Mastered the “Yahweh” Project Today …

We Mastered the “Yahweh” Project today at Phase One – Studio C. We had the great honour of working with chief engineer,  George Seara, whose recent clients include Anne Murray, Loreena McKennitt, Rihanna, Mos Def, Holly Cole, 50 Cent, Sting, Herbie Hancock and Finger Eleven. The CD is sounding better than we ever imagined. We have set a new standard for ourselves.  Here are a couple of pics.

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Brad Toews and I –  we started this process together as writing and arranging partners and saw it to the end together …

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The Mastering team (from left to right): Brad Toews, Trevor Dick, George Seara (Mastering Engineer) and Richard Cleaver (Tracking and Mixing Engineer).

Latest FRONTLINE “Flyingbow News” from Trevor

Dear Friends and Supporters,

It is that time once more to give you an update on Flyingbow Music Ministry. As I write, we are gearing up for the 2009 “Glory and Peace” Christmas Tour which will stay closer to home this time around in beautiful Ontario. We will be playing in the following city centers: Guelph, London, Port Perry, Burlington, Belleville, Parry Sound, Sudbury, Ottawa and Kitchener. We have great memories of our tour last year to New Brunswick and P.E.I. We hope to take it to western Canada perhaps in 2010.

Here are a few important bullet updates on Flyingbow:

PARTNERSHIP WITH COMPASSION …

• I  joined fellow Compassion Music Artist, Geoff Moore at my home church of Lakeside in Guelph last weekend (Nov. 15/09)  for an exciting Compassion Sunday Event. It was an awesome day. You can view the video footage of the full service below. Over 180 children were sponsored at this special event – a great morning!

I want to thank all of you who have made the sacrifices this year to sponsor a child through Compassion Canada. You are making an incredible difference in your “adopted” child’s life not only now, but for eternity. Remember to take the time to write letters to your child. They are treasured. As a Compassion Artist, Compassion is a big part of what I do in this Music Missionary Ministry. To sponsor a child today, link to: http://www.compassion.ca

NEW CD UPDATE …

• As many of you know, this Fall the Band and I entered Phase One Recording Studio A, one of Canada’s finest recording facilities, for a week of tracking the next Flyingbow CD Project entitled  “Yahweh”, engineered by Richard Cleaver. Hundreds of hours have been spent thus far on recording, mixing and editing. A mastering date has been set for Dec. 11 (also at Phase One – Studio C ) with George Seara whose recent clients include Rihanna, Mos Def, Holly Cole, 50 Cent, Sting, Herbie Hancock and Finger Eleven. We have certainly raised the bar on the quality of this album. Again, I am blessed to work with some of the finest musicians in the country: Steve Heathcote (Drums and Percussion), Will Jarvis (acoustic and electric Bass), Corey Lacey (acoustic and electric Guitar) and Brad Toews (Piano and Keyboards).

• We are very excited about the imminent release of the  “Yahweh” CD Project – it is coming together very nicely but has taken a little longer to complete than first anticipated … as someone said, “you just can’t rush a good thing” … So, we are anticipate a CD release date of the first week of January with coinciding  “Yahweh” Concert Tour Dates through 2010.

* For a rare preview of the fresh “Yahweh” arrangements, we encourage you to attend the “Yahweh” CD preview Concert this coming Friday, Nov. 27/09 at Lakeside Church in support of International Missions. Details on the Flyingbow Event Calendar.

2009 GLORY AND PEACE TOUR …

• Also listed on the Event Calendar are the 2009 Glory and Peace Ontario Tour dates in the following cities/venues this year:

Saturday, November 28/09 at 5:30 p.m.
Forest City Bible Church –
Christmas Banquet and “Glory and Peace” Duo Concert
London, ON

http://www.forestcitybiblechurch.com

Sunday, Nov. 29/09 at 10 a.m.
Summerside Community Church – Morning Service

1447 Commissioners Rd. E.
London, ON
http://www.summersidechurch.ca

Friday, Dec. 4/09 at 5:30 p.m.
Port Perry Baptist Church –
Christmas Banquet and “Glory and Peace” Solo Concert
Port Perry, ON
http://www.portperrybaptist.ca/

Saturday, Dec. 5/09 at 7 p.m.
Compass Point Bible Church – “Glory and Peace” Full Band Concert Production

Burlington, ON
http://www.compasspointonline.ca/

Sunday Dec. 6/09 – 10:00 a.m.
Maranatha Church
– Morning Service
Belleville, ON
http://www.maranatha-church.com/

Sunday Dec. 6/09 – 7:00 p.m.
Maranatha Church
– “Glory and Peace” Full Band Concert Production
Belleville, ON
http://www.maranatha-church.com/

Saturday, Dec. 12/09 at 7 p.m.
Parry Sound Pentecostal Tabernacle – “Glory and Peace” Full Band Concert Production

Parry Sound, ON
http://www.pspt.ca/

Sunday Dec. 13/09 – 10:00 a.m.
All Nations Church – Carols and Communion Extravaganza

Sudbury, ON
http://www.myallnationschurch.com/

Sunday Dec. 13/09 – 7:00 p.m.
All Nations Church
“Glory and Peace” Full Band Concert Production
Sudbury, ON
http://www.myallnationschurch.com/
http://kfmradio.ca/

Sunday Dec. 20/09 – 9:30 a.m.
Ottawa Chinese Alliance Church – Morning Service

Ottawa, ON
http://www.ottawacac.org

Sunday Dec. 27/09 – 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.
Bethany Evangelical Missionary Church

Kitchener, ON 
http://www.bethany.on.ca/

SPECIAL GUESTS …

• We are pleased to announce that Hannah Briggs (Ballet & Modern Dancer) and Tina Newlove ( Artist and Live Performance Painter) will be special guests at a number of these concert productions. They will add another level of artistic beauty. I am also thrilled to partner with Compassion Canada for many of these events.

RADIO PLAY …

LISTEN TO TREVOR AND THE BAND ON CBC RADIO this Christmas. CBC Radio has placed the “Glory and Peace” album in all their libraries across Canada and have played a cut or two but rely on listeners like you to request your favorite artists. Please help us by simply calling or emailing your local CBC radio station and requesting your favorite “Glory and Peace” music. For the email or phone number of the CBC station in your area link here. Thanks in advance!

HOME CONCERTS, ANYONE? …

• A new phenomenon has started in recent years with fans & supporters of music artists to develop a closer connection called HOME CONCERTS. We would like to join the party and offer the 5th String BLVD. Band for an evening of music in the comfort of YOUR HOME for friends, family and neighbors.  If you are interested in booking a HOME CONCERT TOUR in your city send an email to trevor@trevordick.com

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Dancer, Hannah Briggs and performance painter, Tina Newlove in action during the inaugural 2007 “Glory & Peace” Concert Tour.

PURCHASE OR DOWNLOAD A CD …

We encourage you to PURCHASE a copy of the popular “Glory & Peace” Christmas album for friends and family this holiday season. It is a double Christmas CD featuring electric and acoustic violin and viola: a fresh fusion of pop, urban, jazz, classical and even a bit of Celtic fiddling. Thank you in advance for your continued support.

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The popular “Glory & Peace” Double CD set

Online ordering and digital downloads of this and our other CD’s are available through CD Baby (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS or PAYPAL accepted). All the songs can be previewed there as well. Our music is also available from multiple downloading sites including Napster and iTunes. Phone orders will be processed at 519-837-3571.

KEEP IN TOUCH …

I love keeping in touch with each of you. If you are a Facebook, Myspace or Youtube user, I would be happy to be your friend. This Blog is, however, the BEST PLACE to interact with me directly … a place where I post regular updates, ponderings, pictures, video clips and more … and a place where you can post your thoughts and comments as well below.

Thank you for your continued support. Have a wonderful Christmas season. I look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at a concert soon. More details on the new “Yahweh” CD Release will be posted very soon so stay tuned.

God Bless!

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