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Artist of the day: Sound Parlor

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February

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Tampa Bay is home to a number of precocious kiddie acts -- Suite Caroline, Ella Jet, Next Exit, Bet Me I'm Lying. Another one worth keeping an eye on: Sound Parlor.

Led by multi-instrumentalists Danny Scordato and Alex Merrill, both 14, the group was joined last year by drummer Andrea Tafelski, 15. Their sound is already impressive. On their debut self-titled album, Beatles fanatics Danny and Alex have cultivated a sound that's impressively beyond their years -- think Rufus Wainwright, Paul McCartney or Todd Rundgren. In addition to their well-crafted originals, they mix in plenty of classic rock covers, too.

You can see the trio this weekend in a free show at the St. Petersburg Pier. They'll perform with Ella Jet at 1 p.m.

[Last modified: Monday, February 7, 2011 9:53am]

    

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