Interview w/ Jamie Shields from The New Deal

MSM was in Baltimore this past weekend filming a few bands at Bourbon Street, Inner Harbor Baltimore Maryland.
We got a chance to meet up with Jamie Shields of The New Deal.

Read the Wikipedia page about Jamie, and look for our video on our YouTube Channel, as soon as we are legally allowed to release it.

From wiki about Jamie:

Jamie Shields (born April 19, 1970) is a professional keyboard player and founding member of The New Deal. He is also a partner in Studiocat, a company that writes music for television and film. His work has been heard on such shows as CSI, Opening Soon, The Fix, and Opening Soon: By Design, as well as in commercials for Miller Genuine Draft, Nike, Pontiac and Tim Hortons. Jamie has recently completed the music for the pilot of the new CTV/CBS drama “The Bridge”. He has also been nominated for a 2010 Gemini Award for his work in television.

He resides in Toronto with his wife and two sons. Jamie is also one half of The Join, a side project created with New Deal drummer Darren Shearer that features different guest musicians for each performance. As of August 2007, The Join has joined forces with David Murphy (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Marco Benevento and Joe Russo (Benevento/Russo Duo), Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), Brendan Bayliss and Ryan Stasik (Umphrey’s Mcgee), and Tom Hamilton and Clay Parnell (Brothers Past).

As keyboardist of the New Deal, Jamie has performed at thousands of concerts across North America and Asia. tND toured as part of Moby’s Area:One festival and shared the stage with Herbie Hancock and the Roots. They have performed at Miami’s Winter Music Conference, New York’s CMJ, New Orleans Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Bonnaroo, Coachella, and many others. The New Deal’s live and studio albums have been released worldwide.


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