WELCOME, NEW MEMBERS!

By Diana Black

Joining our Co-op in July were Peter Covitz, Tom Styles, Travis Phillips, Donald Duff, Larry Smothers and Terry Schwartz. They were issued member numbers 254-259, respectively.

Pete Covitz just recently moved to Louisville from Washington, D.C. He immediately became active in Co-op activities, and has appeared on our Monday-night open stage several times, singing and accompanying himself on guitar. He has performed on the open stage at Uncle Pleasant's as well, and plans to tackle Butchertown Pub's stage soon. Pete has just found employment at Actors Theatre.

Tom Styles has performed at churches, Senior Citizen centers, weddings and various other functions. He is currently writing gospel, pop, soul and country songs. Tom is very interested in collaborating and helping the Co-op with advertising and fund raising.

Travis Phillips performed around the Michigan State University campus from 1984-86. He plays guitar and harmonica and is currently writing folk/soft rock. Travis is interested in collaborating and helping the Co-op with performing and advertising.

Donald Duff also performed during college in various musicals and musical activities. He plays keyboard and is currently writing top forty and progressive country. Donald is also interested in collaborating and helping the Co-op with performing and advertising.

Larry Smothers plays percussion instruments and acoustic guitar and has had experience in both sound mixing and lighting. He has quite a background in performing, including as a percussionist/drummer for top 40 groups and in studio sessions as a background vocalist, to mention several. He writes both music and lyrics, is interested in collaboration, and prefers to write folk-acoustical, drum tracks, rock and top 40. He has expressed a willingness to help out in numerous areas where the L.A.S.C. needs assistance. Larry is presently Promotion Coordinator for WLRS-102.

Terry Schwartz joined up at on the spot at our July 17 meeting, but we haven't had an opportunity to find out much personal info. More next issue.

NOTE: Please refer to the article in this issue for details on the new-member meeting, August 14th.