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ROB THE DRUMMER is a busy guy. Here’s where you’ll learn about Rob’s upcoming appearances with Jeff Pevar and Friends and where he’s scheduled to deliver his pro-arts, pro-sports, anti-substance abuse and self-esteem programs. We’ll also post Rob’s press releases and keep you informed about everything from recording projects to television features.

Breaking the Silence – Reunion Album by Holding Pattern

Surveillance Records is pleased to announce the reunion of the legendary U.S. progressive rock band, Holding Pattern. The new album “Breaking The Silence” was released worldwide November 30, 2007.

Due to the success of guitarist /composer Tony Spada’s critically acclaimed 2005 solo album “The Human Element” and his recent Japanese tour, there has been much anticipation for the new disc which should excite his old fans as well as all fans of instrumental progressive rock.

The album features original members

· Tony Spada (guitars)

· Robert Hutchinson (percussion & drums)

· Tony Castellano, (bass,keyboards)

· Mark Tannenbaum (keyboards)

· and Rob “THE DRUMMER” Gottfried – DRUMS

· Album cover artwork by Genesis album artist Paul Whitehead

Rob the Drummer: Summer 2007 Appearances

July 6: At the Aqua Seafood Restaurant, Vernon Circle, Vernon CT

July 7: At the Federal Cafe, Hartford CT

July 21: With Jeff Pevar at the Maple Tree, Simsbury CT

July – August: With the Don DePalma Trio, performing a jazz brunch every Sunday from 12 – 2:30 at Simmer Restaurant and Lounge, Canton CT

July – August: With the Don DePalma Trio, performing jazz from 7 – 10 PM every Tuesday at Simmer Restaurant and Lounge, Canton CT

July – August: With Rob the Drummer and Friends, performing 7 – 10 PM every Thursday at Simmer Grille, West Hartford CT

PRESS RELEASE ~ 2007 MICHIGAN TOUR
The 2007 Beat Goes On . . . THIS TIME with ANIMATION . . .

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