After Bean Fest 2014 in Zurich, Adrian and I drove down Babylon Line to Exeter to grab a coffee. Little did we know that drive would bring us to this day of releasing our next single! Now we’ve got a Costal Coffee Cafe shop here in Zurich! Next time Adrian is down it will be […]
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Mr. Henderson Presents “THE WEDDING SINGER” The Musical Comedy Directed and Choreographed by Lanny Mitchell In THE WEDDING SINGER, it’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancee leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding […]
Dawn, Canada has been selected to be reviewed by Murray McLachlan on CBC Radio 2 Drive! It will air Thursday November 12 between 4:00 and 5:00PM. We are excited to hear that CBC has played Dawn, Canada on the radio! Feel free to request it on CBC Radio 2.
Dawn, Canada – Gelinas/Torrington Dawn, Canada is an upbeat, pop-piano song, about a more serious subject: the Underground Railway, of Uncle Tom’s Cabin fame–focusing on Josiah Henson’s Dawn Settlement, near Dresden, Ontario–Canada. The single was written by Marcel Gelinas and Adrian Torrington–recorded at the world-class Emac Studios in London–with Orchestral arrangements by Jeff Christmas. It […]
I’ll be playing live at 10:00AM (ish) at the Bean Festival Main Stage in Zurich, ON on August 22, 2009. At 11:00AM following my set I’ll be performing with the Lance Bedard Band live on the Main Stage. Stay tuned at the Main Stage for more acts including but not limited to Gerard Creces and […]
July 1st was a great, GREAT! show. The day started off with a great performance by a number of different acts in THE BAND IN YOU KIDS. We got a nice wide variety of music from who will probably turn out to be Grand Bend’s headliners of the future. Ruth’s Hat put on a great […]
Hey! The Michael Gelinas they mention in the London Free Press article is actually me… lol… typo! lfpress.ca National Canoe Day article. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to listen at the International Food Festival. It was a great time playing outside in the sun! National Canoe Day celebrations also went over very well. Here […]
National Canoe Day is tomorrow, June 26th. It is being celebrated all over the country. Check out the official website. Adrian and I decided to write a song for National Canoe Day so the demo is done and it’s available to hear…actually it should be playing right now… If you’d like to download the National […]
Wow, the last month has passed by so quickly! There has been lots going on. I’m rehearsing with Brian Dale’s band for a Canada Day gig in Grand Bend on the beach celebrating the completion of his first album. I’m jamming along to three songs including Miss Grand Bend, The Truck Song, and Ferris Wheel. […]
Lately I have been working on an older tune called Bars Are Made To Break. It’s one of my first songs I’m working on getting recorded at home with Sonar 8PE which I purchased earlier this year. I am happy with how it sounds so far. I’ve added strings, bass, harmonies, epiano, grand piano, and […]
Peter and I returned to Emac for our second session and it was excellent! We had a great time getting the Grand Piano tracks down for Kuhleborn and Dawn, Canada. The bass line for Kuhleborn has been nailed down as well. I have decided that it is time for me to create a myspace page […]
The first recording session at Emac went well. We focused on getting the drums down but also managed to get the bass line down for Dawn, Canada. Brad Mullett (drums) and Peter Miller (bass) have done a great job! I am up this week when we return to Emac to get the Piano tracks down.
Yesterday I joined Lance Bedard as he put on a great CD release party at Gables in Grand Bend. The show was amazing, what a great crowd! I have heard that there was over $1000 raised for Big Brothers & Sisters charity. Great work to everyone who gave a little bit!!