New!! Psych/Lounge Spiral Sunset Project by the Spandrells - is in works!
A Forest Lane - beautiful piano and strings
Out now on CDBaby
The Spandrells - jazzish surf, Latin, & tech pop
out now at jamendo.com
CD releases for 2008 -
1. The Essential Robin Hood Lanes - hipster beat organ
2. E L E Zero Point - Prog pysch rock project
3. Feldspar II the Great Outdoors Blues psych rock project - odd pysch rock progressive/blue- (I know, this was a wierd album - an aquired taste perhaps? - I won't feel hurt if you tell me it's not my best work)
Dedicated Musician Composer Songwriter Performer Recording Artist.
Post Grad - Music Psychology
Gigged throughout California
Auditoriums to Sunset Blvd to Japan Center to San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Consord Theatre, Live Oak Theater, McKinney Theatre, Whiskey a Go Go - loads of punk dives in Hollywood! rofl! (the 80's - well, what can I say?? 'hehe =)
Music teacher to a handful of dedicated students in Tustin, Ca
Jim's Music Center since 2000 -
i love Pink Floyd
Heavy Rock but also
Had a chat with Brian Eno, Tony Levin,.
Pink Floyd (seen live in the mid 70's)
ELP, YES, Grateful Dead, King Crimson (seen live)
My stuff is handmade.
I don't sample. Sometimes use digital drums, but Never actual samples from some real player. Never.
Never, never, from another artist.
I guess that oughta be clear enough, then. =)lol
Tascam recording setup, plus
Korg X50 (in bio pic)
Telecaster (in bio pic)
Jazz Box Artcore
2009 - update -jazz, beautiful, strings, piano, flow - but retro/electro is not forgotten (Bubble Que)
Some people make albums according to a particular style. That's fine by me.
Lately I just can't help myself - I have been treating my recent albums as though they were like a kind of movie- or story. And so here comes Feldspar II - The Great Outdoors
~~ insert Sept. 4th - I am on the verge of releasing Feldspar II it contains two vocal tracks from the earleir Feldspar plus a story board of new musical adventure for you!
from newest to oldest...
E L E Zero Point - themed rock instrumentals
Nelson Jenstad's Feldspar (2008) hey Vocals - really!
The Essential Robinhood Lanes (2007) hipster beat swing B# type material - dig it!
from 'back in the day' ...
Take Yer Medicine (Sore Sky)
Get Rid Of Your Monsters (Sincere Fibers)
Viable Musics (Man Against Nature)
Synthesis LTD (Saddleback College) 12" LP record album
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(selected quote) "The Essential Robinhood Lanes works well as space age dinner music, and occasiona...(selected quote)
"The Essential Robinhood Lanes works well as space age dinner music, and occasionally as a mild electronic/dance tune. There's nothing earth shattering or truly innovative here, but it is a fun listen. Nelson Jenstad certainly has a good ear for interesting new nuggets to be drawn out of an old form."
music for video
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filmed on location in There.com Song "Take Yer Medicine" has video made expressly for song! Vi...filmed on location in There.com
Song "Take Yer Medicine" has video made expressly for song!
Video entitled "Since Last We Were Here" by KC Jonesy, Indigo Dragon Films.
Search You Tube, or MySpace to view;
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Songs With Vision - Film, TV, Advertising (August Bookings) http://www.songswithvision.com A...Songs With Vision - Film, TV, Advertising (August Bookings)
Aug 1, 2007
Songs With Vision represents songs for placements in film, television, advertising and video game projects.
Congratulations to selected Sonicbids artists!
Selected By Promoters!
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Nelson "J" Jenstad selected by promoters at SonicBids; Banana Peel Radio, Vancouver, B.C. The ...Nelson "J" Jenstad selected by promoters at SonicBids;
Banana Peel Radio, Vancouver, B.C.
The Indie Revolution Podcast, N.Y. A&R Unlimited
Indie Life Radio, N.Y.
signed sync license with;
Song With Vision, L.A.
"what is my Set list?"
the Spandrells could be the band that plays that snappy surf-jazz - check out song "The New Newport Blues"
There are no upcoming dates at this time.