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Celebrate the Hooters’ David Uosikkinen’s Newest Single at World Cafe Live

Published On: September 27, 2011
|Author: Amy Strauss
|Publication: Main Line Dish

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Listen to a sneak preview of the new In The Pocket song, “Soon You’ll Be Gone”

Published On: September 19, 2011
|Author: Bruce Warren
|Publication: WXPN

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David Uosikkinen releasing new In the Pocket song, playing release party at WCL

Published On: August 30, 2011
|Publication: TheSwollenFox.com

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WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival

Published On: July 23, 2011
|Author: Helen Leicht
|Publication: WXPN

:::VIDEO:::WXPN’s Helen Leicht interviews David Uosikkinen about IN THE POCKET: ESSENTIAL SONGS OF PHILADELPHIA, his appearance at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival and the next single, “Soon You’ll Be Gone” featuring the Soul Survivors.

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Charlie and Richie Ingui to perform with David Uosikkinen’s In The Pocket at XPoNential Music Festival

Published On: July 20, 2011
|Author: Bruce Warren
|Publication: WXPN's The Key

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Music Moves Extended: In the Pocket

Published On: July 17, 2011
|Author: candice
|Publication: Raditaz.com

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The Hooters’ Drummer Plumbs the Best Philly Songs

Published On: June 30, 2011
|Author: Susan Van Dongen
|Publication: US 1

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BEST OF THE MAIN LINE: Feel-Good Project by a Local Musician

Published On: June 20, 2011
|Publication: Main Line Today Magazine

Feel-Good Project by a Local Musician

For In The Pocket: Essential Songs Of Philadelphia, Hooters drummer David Uosikkinen has called on some of the area’s most respected musicians – Including Hooter bandmates Eric Bazilian and Rob Hyman, Tommy Conwell, Jerry Blavat, Jeffrey Gaines and more – to re-record classis, often little-known songs by Philadelphians. So far, three tracks are available through iTunes and Amazon, and proceeds benefit students at Philly’s Settlement Music School. This is an ongoing project, so expect more good things to come. songsinthepocket.org

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David Uosikkinen’s Essential Music for an Essential Cause

Published On: May 20, 2011
|Author: Adam Richter
|Publication: Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

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Architects of The Sound of Philadelphia

Published On: May 1, 2011
|Author: PETE CROATTO
|Publication: ICON Magazine

An excerpt from the ICON MAGAZINE article on Gamble & Huff, featuring David Uosikkinen…

We’re currently in the nostalgic afterglow. All you need to cut a record these days,
Young says, is a computer before dropping the tracks in the studio.
Thanks to the Internet, the music industry’s bar of entry is pretty much on the
ground. “You’re a producer if you say you are,” says David Uosikkinen, the longtime
drummer for The Hooters. Tarsia compares the changing music scene to television.
There used to be three TV stations, he says, but “now we have 300 [and] no one can afford
anything of substance.”
“Musicians don’t go to the studio and create music anymore,” Young says.
“I think that’s the way technology has changed music,” says Uosikkinen, whose project,
In the Pocket (www.songsinthepocket.org), features a rotating group of musicians
playing songs either recorded in Philadelphia or by Philadelphians. “For better or for
worse, that’s how it is. It’s expensive to do it [like Gamble and Huff]. There are a lot of
economics involved. Just to get five great musicians into a room together costs money.”
Just because something is the norm, doesn’t make it right. “There’s nothing like
being in a studio [with musicians] because you’re going to feel the real dramatics from
the human beings that are going to be inflicted into your music,” Huff says.
“Humans sweat,” Gamble says. “That’s what’s missing from the records today, is the
sweat and the effort and the energy. And the other thing that’s missing from it is the
mistakes that humans make that sometimes turn out to be something that’s fantastic.”
Gamble and Huff ’s collaborative, hands-on days do come back—every 13-and-a-half
minutes, to be exact.
“That scene was remarkable,” says Uosikkinen, who plans to record “Back Stabbers”
with MFSB guitarists Bobby Eli and T.J. Tindall for In the Pocket. “It’s part of Americana
and it comes from our city. It’s awesome.”

For more information on the Lifetime Achievement Award Gala for Gamble and Huff, visit www.chamberorchestra.org/gala
or call 215-545-5451, ext. 29.

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