The Guruvs

The Guruvs

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positive free flowing music with all textures and styles ranging from reggae to rock to bluegrass with strong elements of the 60's . find us on myspace: http://www.myspace.com/theguruvs

Biography

As a band we have been playing together since late january 2007. Bryan Fraser and Les Amundsen have been playing music together since junior year of high school starting with punk rock bands and slowly evolving towards deeper styles. Joshua Gow signed on to play drums in January and we have been playing together ever since. Bryan Fraser is the lead guitarist and writes almost all the music, lyrics, and parts to the songs. Our influences differ greatly in the band. Bryan's influences are The Beatles, Phish, Beethoven, Trey Anastasio, Roy Buchanen, Stevie Ray Vaughn, B.B. King, Al di Meola, Third Eye Blind, 311, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, and his father William Fraser. Les Amundsen's influences are Incubus, the Spill Canvav, Beck, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Primus, Saves the Day, Brand New, Minus the Bear, Juliana Theory, Taking Back Sunday, and 311. Joshua Gow's influences are tool, buddy rich, the Chemical Brothers, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Nas, Tom Petty, and most jazz.

Discography

1st album:On to orion
2nd album:the alpha and the omega
3rd album:dream landing:love
4th album:a hand full of stars and shoes
5th album:Meet the Guruvs

we have performed on 91.9 Npr news and jazz and are slated to play at Goodstock.

Set List

We have around 40 originals that we circulate as of now and around 50 covers. Our sets are usually an hour and a half long. We usually play 4 sets, including 1 completely improvised jam set. As far as covers we do alot of Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Steve Miller, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Stepphenwolf.