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City

Illinois City

State

NH

Country

US

Website

http://www.broadjam.com/artists/home.php?artistID=106957

Bio

The Cask of Characters is the collaboration of songwriters Joel Smyers and Bob Otting. • American Songwriter Magazine – Honorable Mention http://www.americansongwriter.com/lyric-contest-winners-novemberdecember-2013/ • SongDoor Int’l Songwriting Contest 2013 & 2X 2014 – Honorable Mention http://songdoor.com/2013honmentions.html • Non-exclusive single song contract with a synch licensing company • Songs placed ‘on file’ by a number of industry professionals and publishers • NSAI – Consideration for Pitch to Publisher Luncheon (2x) http://members.nashvillesongwriters.com/mod/emarket/view.php?msg_id=937&email=archives@archives • NSAI – ‘One to Watch’ (2X) Joel has ~40 years of experience front lining in bands in the mid-west. Joel’s bands have opened for The Oak Ridge Boys, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Asleep at the Wheel, Vassar Clements, and other top acts. Bob has a theater/acting background, having performed leading roles in Division I University main stage productio

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First Name

Robert

Last Name

Otting

Nickname

cask-of-characters