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NJ Sonic Rock Guitarist, Drew Whelan Inks Management and Publicity Deal with EA Kroll Productions

New Jersey native Drew Whelan signs a (2)year management/publicity and social media deal with EA Kroll Productions. "We intend on developing Drew's full musical potential and with his extensive background, we are looking forward to it" - EA Kroll

 
 
Drew Whelan - (27)
Drew Whelan - (27)
PRLog - Dec. 19, 2012 - STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- New Jersey native Drew Whelan signs a (2)year management/publicity and social media deal with EA Kroll Productions. "We intend on developing Drew's full musical potential and with his extensive background, we are looking forward to it" - EA Kroll

About Drew:
He's influenced by the new and the old, from big sonic rock guitar to cutting edge dance beats, textured synths interwoven with fat bass lines that can shake the ground on which we stand...

Drew discovered his parents’ record collection, at a very young age - Led Zeppelin, Iron Butterfly, Yes, and Joni Mitchell were played very often as he was growing up! But in that collection he indulged in so many forms of sound, from the blues, jazz, rock, folk, just to name a few. He would spend hours going through them, taking in the cover art, the concept, imagining what could possibly be in the heart of the record once he laid the needle on the first track...More often than not he was wildly surprised! It was quite an escape for him, like traveling to another dimension and he could go there any time he wanted. He would just hit play and off he'd go into another world!

Growing up, Drew was not the most astute student in school. He only seemed to care about the things that interested him and his brothers... the things that seemed to shimmer and pop. "I think I was a professional day dreamer and bubble gum chewer in those days" - Drew Whelan - He could’t wait to get home to let his imagination soar, playing li’l diddies that he layed down onto tape which tended to be given as gifts to friends and girls I was interested in at the time. It was my way of being a part of the collective...which brings him to his first real introduction to a live instrument. Involved in the school band, heed vividly remember making (THE) choice over what instrument reflected his personality! He was all about the saxaphone! He loved the sound, tone and range. He don‘t think it was really a big stretch crossing over to the stratocaster eventually.

A little bit later he came to discover the magic of electric guitar while at a friend’s house and his Mother’s acoustic guitar that his Father had gifted her. Since that moment he was enthralled and got his first electric guitar as a birthday present. He passionately dug in for long hours that seemed to slip away without second thought. All through high school he devoted all of his free time to the art of recording.

Over the years, Drew retained that same love and devotion to his craft, studying at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, California for a brief time, honing the technical...and straight shootin’ from the hip! All of which has allowed him to pull from a very wide range of interests and influences, leading him into different territories musically. Drew is constantly evolving with the tides and changes of style and culture! He believes there is something to appeal to all age groups in his music as those barriers seem to be slipping away.

His sound has been related to the likes of Bono from U2, Bruno Mars, John Mayer, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, The Gorillaz and Mark Ronson...Projects + Collaborations (to include and exceed)

Drew has played with such people as: Alex Orbison, Navarone Garabaldi, Zak Ambrose, Mike Burns, Swayze, Duane Betts, John Donovan and Olivia Newton John’s Daughter Chloe

Past Bands:
New Days Rising
The Reverberating Sun Amber Rose
Them Guns Organic Time Machine

Facebook Fan Page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Drew-Whelan/154137644648847

About EA Kroll Productions:
EA Kroll Productions offers integrated publicity, promotional and management services to musicians, bands, actors, small businesses and for events.

Mission Statement

At EA Kroll Productions we embrace the highest standards for excellence by providing our clients with innovative personal attention. We represent artists who have a strong sense of personal responsibility and a desire to benefit from the synergy of a team approach. We value ethical business practices and strive to create relationships built on trust. Our creative, results-oriented strategies are designed to guide and encourage our clients to achieve their individual career goals. We are committed to treating our artists with respect and enthusiasm.

EA Kroll Productions and Artists

Erik A. Kroll, founder of EA Kroll Productions, began his career in the entertainment business in 1986 when he was just 16 years old as the public relations director for a Pennsylvania-based theater company. He has promoted and managed dozens of bands, acoustic acts and events throughout the east coast and mid-west.

Today EA Kroll Productions boasts a roster of pure, raw talent that encompasses the sultry blues style of Hunter Monroe, the rock and roll sound of Ear Ecstasy, and the hard-rock talent of the nationally acclaimed artist, Tom Martini. We give you a “Brazilian flare” with Latin Grammy-nominated artist Franco Sattamini (also known as his alter ego, Inspector Chi) and the incomparable and very seductive Alana Marie. We’re proud to offer a non-violent hip-hop act, D Train, along with DCI world champion percussionist John Donovan and introducing sonic rock guitarist Drew Whelan along with (17) year old rock guitarist Daniel Ricany. These artists are unique, talented, successful and on the verge of exploding onto the world-wide music scene. Each artist gives generously to the charity of their choice through music downloads. We also wish to acknowledge the endorsers which stand behind some of our artists including: Morley Pedals, Sonic Fusion Pedals, Gear Hugger, Zoom, Samson, Lava Cables, Hartke, EB Tech, Mapex, Paiste Cymbals, and Slug Percussion.

EA Kroll Productions recently added NEGB1 Radio to it's social media with the formation of the EA Kroll Radio Networks in late 2012. (www.negb1.com (http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.negb1.co...))

Consider EA Kroll Productions as your Publicist and Promotional Manager.
(www.eakrollproductions.com)

We are currently interviewing new clients. Are you ready to take the next critical steps needed to advance your artistic career? Contact us and let’s see how we can share in your dream.

Artist media:
MTV, VH1, MTV Europe, ESPN Europe, NFL Europe, Style Network and Bravo Network, SRW TV/Radio Europe

EA Kroll Productions media features/Mentions:
The Pocono Record- Stroudsburg, PA; The Morning Call-Allentown, PA; The Sounding Board-Shawnee, PA; Music Trades Magazine-National, Warren Country Times-Warren Country, NY; The Times Leader-Scranton, PA; Warren County Magazine-Warren County, NY; Community News Magazine-National, The Detroit Free Press-Detroit, MI; The New York Times-NY; The News Resource Group-National; The Afton Sun-Afton, NY, Mobile Beat Magazine-National/2012

TV appearances:
WNEP 16(ABC)-Scranton, PA; WBRE 28(NBC)-Wilkes Barre, PA; WBRC13(local)-Slat belt, PA; NBC New York, Time Warner Cable 23-Port Jervis, NY; WBRC13-Talk show with Bob Capasso and George Roberts

Radio:
WSBG 93.5 FM, Allentown, PA; WLEV-Allentown, PA; The Matt Metal Show-Bethlehem, PA; PIBCO Internet Radio-Stroudsburg, PA; 107.1 FM The Bone-Lehigh Valley, PA; NEGB1 Radio-Boston, MA; The Hawk-Easton, PA, The Poconos 96.7Fm, Gary in the Morning Radio Show

Convention Appearances:
Guitar Con 2010, 2011, 2012-NY, NJ, MA; Lehigh Valley Music Convention-2008,2009, Bee3 Guitar Conference-2011, Community Three-2012, (NAMM)North American Music Merchants-2012

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http://www.prlog.org/12046630/1

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