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CKMS Community Connections for 2 November 2020 with Denny Copf from Tomacco

Show Notes

The members of Tomacco with a logo in the corner
Tomacco

Today Bob Jonkman talks with Denny Copf, lead singer and songwriter for the Toronto-based band Tomacco.

The interview starts at 3m19s.

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Podcast

Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-11-02-episode066.mp3 (56.5 MB, 58m45s, episode 066)

Podcast Index

Time Title Artist Album
0m00s Theme for CKMS Community Connections ccc Steve Todd CKMS Community Connections
0m26s Bob Jonkman encourages listeners to make a donation to the Friends of CKMS Funding Drive 2020
1m37s Shady Nasty Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
3m19s Bob Jonkman talks to Denny Copf about the style of Tomacco‘s music (Spoiler: It’s “Rock / Funk”), playing shared venues, the tribulations of drummers, the line-up of the band, playing large and prestigious venues, a bit of band history, streaming a show during the pandemic shutdown, the trouble with services shutting down streams for copyright violations.
14m49s Mister Twister Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
19m01s About the Mister Twister video setup, the visual production for live shows, what brought Denny to play Funk/Rock, how Funk comes and goes in the mainstream, Denny’s musical background, using the pandemic to work on refining his music.
26m47s Together Tomacco Album cover for Tomacco (graphical illustration of a tomato with the words "Tomacco" inside)Tomacco
33m03s Producing the first Tomacco EP, realizing revenue from performing and streaming, using the pandemic to hone his craft. Bob makes another fundraising appeal. Inviting other bands to submit music. Talking about being a musician and a social justice advocate, events Tomacco has, upcoming social justice
43m54s While I Fall Tomacco Tomacco (painting of a tomato and a guitar riding in a car in the desert)Vagabond
47m37s How Denny came to name the band “Tomacco“, both a Simpsons reference and incorporates some GMO awareness. Listing the social media and online presence for Tomacco. Upcoming project: A new EP, discussing the setup and software tools used to self-produce an album. Another project: Filming an analysis on how bands are dealing with Covid. Working Covid into song lyrics.
57m53s Rebellion Da Funk
while Bob gives the end credits and makes a final fundraising request.
Tomacco Album cover for Tomacco (graphical illustration of a tomato with the words "Tomacco" inside)Tomacco

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