Professional Highlights
Philadelphia Funk Authority
70's Funk/Dance
Super Bowl XXXVIII NFL Commissioner Party; Kimmel Center opening with Elton John; Hammerstein Ballroom; Berks Jazz Festival; Philadelphia Eagles home game
Eric Mintel Quartet
50's Cool/Traditional Jazz
White House Presidential Christmas concert; The Kennedy Center's millennial stage
Mark Walsh
Smooth Jazz
Opened for Jonathan Butler, Boney James at Keswick Theater, Philadelphia
Beef
Original Alternative Rock
CBGB's; Acme Underground; New York/TriState area club circuit; Pennsylvania rock radio airplay
Geologic Orchestra
Contemporary
Eight-piece ensemble performing original Hrab works and modern settings of classical repertoire, including Copland, Bernstein, Mozart and Zappa
The Phishermen
Phish Tribute
Northeastern Pennsylvania club and college circuit; repertoire includes acclaimed "Abbey Road" Halloween concert
Pettinelli Big Band
Traditional Big Band
Series of concerts, Lehigh Valley
Slau
Pop-Jazz/ASCAP award-winner
Songwriters Circle, Bitter End
BeSharp Studio
Astoria, New York
Music Production
In-house drummer
George Hrab
has made it a lifelong obsession to challenge the image usually associated with drummers.

Multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, composer, and heliocentrist George Hrab has written and produced six independent CDs; published one book; recorded hundreds of episodes of an award-winning podcast; and even performed for President Clinton—all in a personal quest to improve his audience's cognitive skills by reaching them through their funny bones and dance shoes. George has gained international notoriety by producing an award-winning weekly show called The Geologic Podcast which features humor, sketches, and skeptical/free-thinking commentary through various segments.

Exposure through his show has led George to travel around the world, performing his songs in a solo acoustic setting. Along with his superlative musicianship and clever songwriting, these intimate shows are known to showcase his quick wit and incendiary social commentary. He's been invited numerous times to be a featured performer at James Randi's The Amaz!ng Meeting—including Las Vegas, London, and Australia—and as a special guest/performer in the Galapagos on the JREF's Amaz!ng Adventure.

George toured both Australia and New Zealand as part of a fan-organized "Styrofoam Tour," where he played to standing room crowds in Brisbane, Melbourne, Christchurch, Auckland, Adelaide, and Canberra.

He was asked to write the theme song to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast and premiered the song FAR at the 213th American Astronomical Society Meeting in Long Beach, California. His Occasional Songs for the Periodic Table, a 118-part song cycle featuring a song for each element of the periodic table, has been described as the first "true geek symphony."

George's range of skills include being the drummer and music director for the nationally recognized 70s soul tribute band, The Philadelphia Funk Authority; publishing a collection of essays called Non-Coloring Book; and even lecturing on diverse topics from jazz history to science—including a science track discussion about the non-radiometric evidence for the earth's age at Atlanta's Dragon*Con convention.

George is considered one of the preeminent
skeptic/science/atheist/geek-culture music icons
currently living in his apartment.


George Hrab
geo@geologicrecords.net

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