REHEARSAL DINNERS, WEDDING SERVICES & RECEPTIONS
married soon? Becky has played organ, piano,
flute, and even guitar and has sung for wedding
services since 1995 in traditional church settings
and outdoor venues in the garden, at the winery,
and under the tent!
- For your
reception or rehearsal dinner, Becky and Slam
provide a duo or trio "Becky Y Slam"
of fun-loving "Afrocuban-flovored"
jazz and pop classics (e.g., Stevie Wonder)
with flute, piano, bass, drums and vocals or
spring for a bigger reception dance band from
our host of musicians to include all-out jazz
standards/R&B/funk with the Network (horns
and vocals), Reggae fun with Sons
of Solomon, or Indie Rock with Sunset
SERVICE PRICE: $250 for Becky (or $150 per player
for a 2 - 3 player jazz or classical music combo).
WEDDING RECEPTION PRICE: Becky Y Slam = $450
to $600 (if trio) and the full bands = $1400
to $1800 (Note: longer travel costs may be additional)
Y SLAM would "love" to play for your
AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
- For over
15 years, Slam Inc. has made lots of musical
and professional connections with the Fredericksburg-area
and D.C.-area musicians to play for various
community groups (community hospital and church
events, fairs, festivals, and corporate meetings).
So Becky and Slam have the ability to reach
out to fellow musicians to pull together musical
groups of any size and many genres to include
latin, smooth jazz, R&B, reggae, and jazz
and pop to meet your needs.
EVENT PRICES: $200 - 300 per player (depending
on travel distance) for 3 - 8 players
SACRED, JAZZ, FUNK, LATIN DANCE
you can't get with it, put a neckbone in it!"
is Slam's motto. In other words, Slam and Becky
work to promote healing and joy through their
music in a multitude of styles that will move
your body (including the neckbone)
MUSIC INSTRUCTION - PIANO & DRUMS INCLUDED
- Slam (drums,
Latin percussion, and bass) and Becky (piano,
guitar flute, voice, songwriting) are available
to teach in their in-house studio in King George.
- If you
can't make it out to the King George studio,
Slam and Becky have a few time slots available
to teach at Picker's Supply, 540-371-4669, a
downtown studio in Fredericksburg.
LESSON PRICES: $30 / 30 minute lesson; $50 one
JAM! MUSIC AND CD'S
- In 2014,
work continues to produce a CD of Slam and Becky
originals, "If You Only Knew My Baby".
The music will include piano, sax, bass, drums,
and conga is a fusion of of funk, jazz, rhythm
and harmony created for maximum dance appeal.
RECORDING AND SOUND ENGINEERING
- Slam and
Becky provide digital recording services to
bands and individuals at their in-house studio
located in King George, Virginia, just east
of Fredericksburg. The 900 square foot studio
provides new and comfortable classroom and music
rehearsal space, a vocal isolation booth, 48-track
digital recording capability, music transcription,
songwriting and Korg Triton music workstation
AND ENGINEERING PRICES: Best Deal: 2-3 song
CD master is $200 and includes creative consultation
and up to 3 hours studio time; 2014 general
charge: $60/hour studio recording time.
- Slam boasts
many years of professional studio experience
having worked for recording artists locally
and abroad in London, England throughout the
90's. He and Becky are both available to record
tracks for your music project at any outside
studio that you designate or they may digitally
create and record live tracks in-house to burn
onto a CD for your use (i.e., custom pre-recorded
tracks to sing with).
SESSION RECORDING PRICES: $100/hour session/player
ARRANGING AND COMPOSING
- Sing a
song and Becky will transcribe it onto paper
for you! Becky arranges and composes music on
a daily basis to use as a teaching tool for
her students and to write instrumental parts
for local bands and music groups. Using her
ear and strong knowledge of harmonies, chords,
and rhythms, she can write and print out your
song using sheet music notation software. She
can also provide assistance in getting your
songs copyrighted through the Library of Congress.
Finally, if you'd like to take it a step further,
Slamone LLC acts as a publishing company to
register your song with ASCAP/BMI.
PRICES: Best Deal: $75 for 2-page song for one
instrument plus $30 each additional instrument;
copyright services are $50/copyright application
plus government fees; publishing services available
under contract with Slamone, LLC (inital paperwork
costs $50/application plus ASCAP/BMI fees)
For more information, call Becky or Slam
at (540) 775-9818 or e-mail Slam at email@example.com