The Accentrix is a an original female fronted four piece rock band whose sound incorporates the elements of rock, jazz, blues, folk, acoustic, jam band, and more to create a very unique sound. Our lyrics are written from the heart, from life experiences that easily relate to most people. You will have a musical experience with the powerful vocals and instrumental prowess of the band members. This debut album contains a few different styles in the rock genre. The band firmly believes in variety in their original material to maintain a higher level of interest to the listener. Many albums today contain songs that sound very similar, however The Accentrix debut album is not prepared this way. Tracks 1 and 7 are jazzy groove rock, tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 are harder rock, acoustic/folk rock tracks are 3, 5 (ballad), and 9, and tracks 11 and 12 are pop (adult contemporary) and acoustic jazz tracks respectively. Hollie Hendricks (Lead Vocals/Saxophone/Keyboard) Hollie earned a Bachelor's of Music degree in Music Education from Appalachian State University. She has performed as a lead vocalist in many private party and club settings with various groups over the past 4 years. She also has extensive performance experience as a saxophonist in various jazz and rock groups, as well as with the Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra. Influences include: Ella Fitzgerald, Sheryl Crow, Edie Brickell, Gwen Stefani, Ann Wilson, Melissa Ethridge, Shirley Manson, Amy Lee, and Alison Krauss. Paul Hendricks (Electric, Acoustic, and Classical Guitars) Paul earned a Bachelor's of Music degree in Music Education with a Classical Guitar emphasis from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has been playing lead guitar in bands for over 20 years with extensive performance experience throughout the Carolinas. Influences include: Al DiMeola, Jake E. Lee, Andres Segovia, Steve Howe, Pat Matheney, Russ Freeman, Sharon Isbin, and Alex Lifeson. Henry Anderson (Electric Bass/Double Bass) Henry graduated from The University of South Carolina with a Bachelor\'s Degree in Music Education. He is a classical bassist, classical guitarist and an orchestra conductor/director. Influences include: Geddy Lee, Domenico Dragonetti, Stanley Clarke, and Jaco Pastorius Gordon Hicken (Drum Set/Percussion) Gordon graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor\'s Degree in Music Education with a percussion emphasis. His influences include: John Bonham, Alan White, Carl Palmer, John Riley, Max Roach, and Stewart Copleand.
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