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joe woodard/josef woodard                                                                       

(musician/writer/situationist)


writing

free-lance journalist/critic for the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Down Beat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, Jazz Hot, The Wire, Opera Now, Opera News, Santa Barbara Independent, The Santa Barbara News Press, Artweek, Grammy.com, Guitar Player, Guitar One, Guitar.com, Launch, Streaming Media, Newmedia.com, Musician, Option, etc., since 1980.

assorted liner notes, 1989 to present and beyond... miscellaneous magazine and newspaper clips, film reviews, "Fringe Beat" column, festival coverage

areas: jazz, pop, classical, world music, art, and film... won an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for jazz writing in 1998... 

--wrote the chapter "ECM and U.S. Jazz," for the book Horizons Touched: The Music of ECM (Granta)

--completed a book on the Montgomery Brothers (Wes, Monk, and Buddy) for Silman-James Press.

--presently working on a biography of Charles Lloyd...

bio on WORD, pix


musical projects:

Headless Household: guitarist-composer, new music combo formed in 1983, seven albums out on the Household Ink label; Headless Household (1987), Inside/Outside USA (1993), Items (1996), Free Associations (1999), mockhausen (2000), post-Polka (2003). Vertical Medleys, Vol. 1 (2004) (special "hyper-remix" project), Blur Joan (2005), a special two-disc 25th anniversary album, Basemento (2010)... and presently working on an all-ballads album, and more to come...

 

Headless Household Links on the interweb:

www.householdink.com/headless.htm

www.myspace.com/headlesshousehold

www.facebook.com/HeadlessHousehold

www.youtube.com/MrHeadlessHousehold

 

Household Ink Records YouTube page (with every track on the label accounted for--about 350 of 'em)

 

www.youtube.com/householdink

Julie Christensen: guitarist in her band, Stone Cupid, played guitar and co-wrote a coupla' songs with her on her album Where the Fireworks Are, Julie's myspace page

Joe Woodard: between (2002) "faux folk" singer-songwriter project, myspace page

Shelly Rudolph: guitarist, co-writer, and ally on the Portland-based "world soul" artist's Water in My Hand (2005). Shelly's myspace page

flapping, Flapping: guitarist-singer-songwriter, neo-Beatle-esque pop band formed in 1994, two albums out; Tex (1995) and Montgomery Street (1996) myspage page

Dudley: guitarist, art-folk band, formed in 1993, three albums out; Public Nudism (1995), Are Our Oars Out? (1996) and doin' jack (1999) , myspage page

turnip family secrets, first production of a "play with songs" by Michael Smith, with music by Joe Woodard, April 12-21, 2002, at Center Stage Theater in Santa Barbara, CA with a cast album now available...

Lean-To: guitarist-composer, "neo-fusion" outfit; Malarchitecture (1998)

works-in-progress:

new album by Headless Household, long-awaited finishing of album by flapping, Flapping (now called ... flapping), a new alt country album, a "popera," a second "faux folk" album, a new band, called Starfish Prime, and eteceteras...

ordering products on Household Ink Records

Household Ink YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/HouseholdInk

 

whereabouts:

Joe Woodard

P.O. Box 2093

Santa Barbara, CA 93120

e-mail: joe@joewoodard.com

 

last modified: march 3, 2014