Paul Amandes


Beau O'Reilly
March 20, 2021

Uvulittle Records

Beau says about the album:

“I needed some intrigue. I challenged myself to make something new during the weird year that was 2020. I enjoy writing songs with different people, and felt interested in what would happen if I had to keep the instrumentation spare. I sent lyrics out to friends, they sent back demos, and most of it was recorded with no rehearsal. I accepted the keys and tempos my collaborators offered, though I enjoyed figuring in little musical touches and... [more]

A Diamond In The Dumpster

Maestro Subgum and the Whole
December 2, 2012

Uvulittle Records

In the late 80s, after years of gigging, personnel changes, and demo tapes, the Chicago-based, Beau O’Reilly-led Maestro finally recorded a cassette designed for sale to the public. Recorded at James Bond’s home studio, the first official Maestro Subgum and the Whole full-length album, A Diamond In The Dumpster, featured songs and players from all over the Maestro history. Musical guests included youthful vocalist Colm O’Reilly, Paul Amandes on banjo, Josh Huppert on violin, and Pat Fleming... [more]

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