Just Plain Darin
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Just Plain Darin

Spokane, Washington, United States | INDIE

Spokane, Washington, United States | INDIE
Band Pop Singer/Songwriter

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”Darin is a talented guitarist. His playing is clean, creative, and
downright good. He is also a good vocalist and songwriter.”

Duane Clark
Clark Brothers Keepers Music
- Duane Clark


"Darin is truly a gifted guitarist and performer. His heart is obvious with songs that are right on in a down-to-earth, fun style. You need to hear him!"

Joel Weldon
President, Little Peach Music, Inc. (www.littlepeach.com)
- Joel Weldon


"Darin is an unusually gifted guitarist, amazingly adept at incorporating both strong rhythm and creative lead parts. But he is also a gifted songwriter with a great voice, and an infectious personality ... quite a total package of talent!
Don't miss hearing Darin's work."

Eric E.,
Votive Music (www.eric-e.com)
- Eric E.


This is a note of recommendation for Just Plain Darin (Darin Hilderbrand). He has played at our place, The Vogue…a Liquid Lounge a coffee/wine bar in Chelan, Wa. and has been a big success each time.

He is such a great act; he interacts well with the crowd and is enormously talented. Please give me a call if you would like a more in-depth review but as far as I am concerned he is one of the better acts for us.

Mike Cooney
The Vogue…a Liquid Lounge
www.thevoguelounge.com
(509) 888-5282

- Mike Cooney - The Vogue


Discography

Brand New Day - 2006
Back To The Basics - Just Plain Darin 2001
The Inevitable Return Of The Dinosaur Monster Kidd Robin. - 1997 (Lead Vocal and Bass Guitar)

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Just Plain Darin™

Just Plain Darin is a singer-songwriter and guitar playing solo artist from Eastern Washington. He has played extensively in and around the Pacific Northwest within a variety of musical contexts. Having a formal education in Commercial Music and Jazz Studies, Darin has conducted seminars, has played and recorded with several jazz and fusion combos, has worked as a studio musician recording commercials for local businesses and has played to crowds of thousands at a time. Darin also fronted the regionally well known rock band, Kidd Robin throughout much of the 90’s. They enjoyed generous radio airplay, won regional “Battle Of The Bands” contests and toured much of the Pacific Northwest, headlining and opening for nationally known groups and artists.
Darin currently plays as an acoustic solo artist performing, and promoting his most recent, full-length solo projects, "Brand New Day" and “Back To The Basics”. The latter, an all acoustic project, has a very bluesy, modern, folk/rock, feel with strong jazz influences. The CDs have gained national distribution through “The Orchard Distribution” and have enjoyed regular-rotation airplay on local and regional radio, as well as college and blues stations across the nation and international airplay in both Russia and Argentina. The newer release, "Brand New Day" is along the same lines stylistically, though with a much bigger sound as it was recorded with Darin's electric band.

Darin’s ability to adapt full arrangements to a single guitar is inspiring. He uses no back up tracks or sequencers. Every thing you hear live is live. However, he uses a state of the art looping device that allows him to play rhythm and lead, melody and harmony parts all at once and incorporating the spontaneous nature of improvisation.

Darin has a warm and appealing stage presence, a gifted sense of humor, and a knack for meaningful interaction with his audience.
He entertains the masses, and connects with the individual.

For booking, call: (509) 484-6438