Maynard The James Herbert Keenan Story
Maynard • Born April 17, 1964 to a Baptist family in Ravenna, Ohio • Moved to Michigan at age eleven to live with his father. • Joined the army this was in the early 1980s • Attend the Kendall College of Art and Design in Michigan.
Career’s • Pet store manager • Construction worker • This is where he made a lot of his contacts. • Meet Adam Jones • Suggested they start a band • Tool was then formed in 1990
Tool as a band • Band members • Maynard- Vocals • Jones- Guitar • Danny Carey- Drums • Paul D Amour- Bassist
Albums • Opiate first album • Promote Rage Against the Machines • Undertow second album • Went platinum • Enima third album • Double platinum
Maynard’s Lifestyle • Stay’s out of spot light • Police’s own house with paint ball gun • Stay’s out of the media • Doesn’t show his face • So people don’t recognize him • Unmarried • Has a son that he keeps out of the media.
Three songs I chose • Sober • Written by Maynard • Album Undertow • The Pot • Written by Maynard • 10,000 Days Album • Weak and Powerless • Maynard’s side project band
Sober • 0-12 seconds guitar plays Melody There is also texture is apparent leading up to a change in the melody harmony starts • 13-52 Drums and second guitar play the harmony also form starts to show up in song. More harmony is evident • 52-131 first verse is song the harmony is established • 132-157 first choirs is song new rhythm is introduced • 158-203 the timbre changes and melody is reestablished to match beginning of song. • 204-207 Tempo speeds up briefly • 208-235 slow tempo with form in the music • 236-248 timber becomes harder and more meaning full to listener you feel as though the singer is more passionate about what he is singing. • 249-318 second chorus with louder timbre and harmony change • 319-333 guitars play a melody with extreme timbre • 334-352 singer whispers and Timber is low • 353-357 timber and texture change as singer sings louder • 358-430 Third choruses begins with loud melody and texture • 431-503 the form comes around from the beginning to end song. • 503-506 Three guitar notes to finish song like …
The Pot • 0-8 seconds the singer sing sonata form no accompaniment • 9-16 Guitar start to play the melody for song with light timber • 16-33 drums and one guitar play melody, and harmony • 34-45 second guitar starts to play adding to the texture of song • 45-106 second set of drums enter added even more texture and making up form, also singer is not singing. • 107-124 singer finishes first verse and melody starts to change for chorus • 125-214 choruses with new texture and slightly high timbre are introduced. • 215-225 Music play melody no singing texture returns lower with harmony • 226-311 second verse with new texture and same melody • 312-325 Music played with no singing slightly higher timber • 326-340 second choirs played same timber and melody as first • 341-412 Timber flows from low to medium level for this song and the texture and melody also change. • 413-421 Texture comes back down singer sings a few words quietly • 422-505 from is now evident for the entire song as well melody from beginning returns. No singing in this segment. • 506-605 third verse same texture melody and timber as other two signer screams for 5 seconds at the end.
Weak and Powerless • 0-10 guitar opens up with melody • 10-17 two guitars play with harmony and texture • 18-55 first verse with lower timber and then higher at end with tempo speeding up. • 56-112 Music plays texture and forms no singing • 113-131 chorus is sang with new melody, timbre, and harmony • 132-158 the song seems to start over with all new melody and more upbeat tempo Timbre is low however. • 159-210 second verse is sang with beginning melody and texture • 211-252 second course enters and is longer than verse that wired to me • And that is how the song ends with the choirs.