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FC: TH3 TRiPS 2012
1: "Legendary rock trio, TH3 TRiPS, did more for their career in their first year as professional entertainers than most bands do in a decade." -Joseph John, Manager
2: On January 21, 2012, J.J. Jamieson and Joseph John headed to the NAMM convention in Anaheim, California to gain endorsement deals and negotiate a recording deal with Producer Larry Marciano. They returned home with endorsement deals for Minarik Guitars, Daisy Rock Guitars, VocoPro Microphones, and a recording schedule for their new song "Africa."
4: On January 28th, TH3 TRiPS began recording their first single "Africa" as a tribute to the children in need in Africa. Recording took place at Larry Marciano's North Hollywood production studio with drum tracks recorded at "Live Drum Tracks" studio with engineer Ryan Hoyle.
5: The stress of pre-production is enough to drive any TRiP a little crazy... | LEFT: Larry Marciano at the workstation, Kenya giving the camera the forbidden "Duck Face." BELOW: Connor tasting the wood of the guitar for inspiration. BOTTOM: LIAM...just losing it.
6: Kenya recording ultra-high background vocals for "Africa." | BELOW: Connor is always SO serious during recording sessions. | UPPER LEFT: Liam, Ryan Hoyle, Larry Marciano at Drum Tracks Studio. UPPER MIDDLE: Liam laying down his signature background vocals. UPPER RIGHT: Liam & Larry getting things set for drum tracks.
7: LEFT: Liam & Larry working drum parts. RIGHT: Kenya kills time while trying not to kill her father (J.J.). | LEFT: J.J. comes through again with Coffee and Tea. RIGHT: Connor records his lead vocals. | LEFT: Connor,Liam, and Kenya record the chorus. RIGHT: Larry, J.J., Joseph John, & TRiPS recording claps for bridge. | LEFT: TRiPS last day in the studio gets a little crazy! RIGHT: Larry and Connor tracking guitar solo.
8: March 5th, 2012 TH3 TRiPS do their first major photo shoot with legendary rock photographer Jimmy Steinfeldt.
9: Elusive Studios are located in Laurel Canyon at the former home of film producer Gary Kurtz (Star Wars, American Graffiti, and The Empire Strikes Back).
10: CHI L L
11: Behind the scenes of the "relaxed" photo shoot...none of these made it into the public view (until now!).
18: FIRST THEY HAD TO LOOSEN UP...
19: ...and become Rock Stars
20: Things got legendary in Jim Steinfeldt's personal residence.
21: J.J. Jamieson Coaching..."Can I Get A Yes Daddy???" | LEFT: Parents J.J. & Tana w/TH3 TRiPS, ABOVE: Tana provides motherly support. RIGHT: J.J. & Tana | ABOVE: (L-R): Back Row- Jim Steinfeldt (Photographer), Joseph John (Manager), Dinah West (Management Intern), Maggie Gutierrez (Make-up Artist). Front Row- Connor, Liam, Kenya
22: Connor mixing vigorously | Liam's solo interview | J.J.'s solo interview | Tana's solo interview | Kenya Cookin' | ABOVE: L.A. Jingle Bells for B-roll | BELOW: The final taste test | BELOW: Tana's Team | LEFT: J.J.'s Team. BELOW: Both teams working hard! | LEFT:The family makes their final decisions | On August, 19, 2012, TH3 TRiPS, with their mother and father, shoot the Christmas show "Recipe Rehab" to air on ABC across the country.
23: October 6, 2012 The Beach Shoot
25: ABOVE: Kenya, Joseph John, Brittany Pearl @ American Jewish University for DayJams Open House, Promoting Daisy Rock Guitars | ABOVE: DayJams Open House, Mason Summit, TH3 TRiPS, Brittany Pearl w/Over Gravity | APRIL 7: Sherman Oaks, CA - Spring Fling | APRIL 15: Los Angeles, CA - American Jewish University- DayJams Open House | JUNE 23: Santa Monica, CA - Walk To Africa | APRIL 28: Escondido, CA - Dia Del Nino | APRIL 29: Sherman Oaks, CA - Carnival | AUGUST 25: Antelope Valley, CA - County Fair | AUGUST 18: Sherman Oaks, CA - Fall Festival | DECEMBER 7: Moorpark, CA - Spring Fling | OCTOBER 28: PASADENA, CA - KidSpace Museum - Pumpkin Festival | JUNE 21: Santa Monica, CA - M ake Music LA (REED PARK)
26: LEFT: Preparing for Santa Monica's Main Street Holiday Show, Liam tries to stay warm while Kenya and Connor stay out of the rain and work through parts back stage. | BELOW: In the midst of a busy holiday season, TH3 TRiPS find some time to blow the hearing aides off the elderly with some Christmas songs. | LEFT: The weekend of December 1st & 2nd, all across the country, people viewed TH3 TRiPS and parents on ABC's Recipe Rehab. | RIGHT: TH3 TRiPS take a break at the rehearsal studio during an 8-hour rehearsal session for their 2012 Tour Dates. | December 1: Santa Monica, CA - Main Street Holiday Festival
27: TH3 TRiPS 2012 Team MUSICAL ARTIST MANAGEMENT | David Bello Marketing | Geri Jensen Management Intern (Booking, Social Media, Website) | Joseph John Manager Buddy Mascot | Katie Gensley Assistant Artist Manager | Denis Caron Management Intern (Website, Graphic Design) | Joshua Kiesel Management Intern | Dinah West Management Intern (Graphic Design, Booking, Internet)