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Progress: Jeff Waful and Umphrey’s McGee on the Mantis Tour

I posted a while ago about a lighting designer to watch – a guy named Jeff Waful.  Jeff is the lighting designer for the band Umphrey’s McGee, a great improv rock band that falls into the Jam Band category in my head.  You know me and the jambands, I love it.

Jeff’s work with Umphreys is full of energy – it’s quick, changes rapidly like the music of Umphrey’s, and gives the audience a real visual sense of the music itself.  The UM website has a bunch of images from recent shows, and I grabbed some of my favorites for you to see.  The shows are October 9, 2009 at The Orbit Room, October 28 at McNear’s Mystic Theatre, and November 11, 2009 at the Opera House.

Visit the UM website for more images, and where to see them live.  I highly recommend the show, it’s a lot of fun, and you leave without your face because it will have been rocked off.

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