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Title: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Ziggyvp on March 02, 2019, 08:15:49 AM
He is no longer with Mike and Band??


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Tony S on March 02, 2019, 11:25:10 AM
Seems like he may have just missed a show, for whatever reason.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: mustomax on March 05, 2019, 05:10:01 AM
Several shows...


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: mustomax on March 11, 2019, 11:48:10 PM
It seems he's not here anymore...


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Lonely Summer on March 13, 2019, 07:30:48 PM
It seems he's not here anymore...
well that would be a real drag; I am going to see Mike and crew at the fair this summer.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: RubberSoul13 on March 13, 2019, 08:09:29 PM
Swapping Foskett for Ike would be an enormous step up for the band. Foskett was really struggling at the Christmas show I saw last year. However, I thought Ike gave up the road for his family.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: lastofmykind on March 16, 2019, 10:32:36 PM
Just an FYI having spoke to members of the band during that tour they were all sick with laryngitis on the second half of the tour.  That tour was brutal, lots of miles and lots of shows in a short amount of time with some long set lists.  Tough travel and short periods of time make it tough to recover.  In my opinion Ikeís falsetto is a bit lackluster to me.  His tenor range is impeccable to my ears.  My opinion is that Randell or Jeffreyís falsetto blends better with this incarnation.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: baseball95 on March 31, 2019, 07:49:38 PM
Per Mike: Foskett had throat surgery back in January so Ike is filling in until heís back and ready to go


Title: Re: What Happened to Jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Emdeeh on May 26, 2019, 01:13:22 PM
Jeff appears to be back on the tour. These photos are from last night's show at Greenwich, CT:
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/slideshow/Greenwich-Town-Party-2019-192994.php

Or:
https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/74/72/17551002/4/1024x1024.jpg


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: RubberSoul13 on May 26, 2019, 09:06:57 PM
Interesting. Also, is it me or is Bruce not looking well? I probably haven't seen a recent concert photo in about three or four months...but he seems kinda sunk-in and grey in appearance. Usually he looks exceptionally lively!


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: ♩♬🐸 Billy C ♯♫♩🐇 on May 26, 2019, 11:22:12 PM
Jeff appears to be back on the tour. These photos are from last night's show at Greenwich, CT:
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/slideshow/Greenwich-Town-Party-2019-192994.php

Or:
https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/74/72/17551002/4/1024x1024.jpg

That was Jeff to Mikeís left? Didnít even recognize him


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Jay on May 27, 2019, 05:56:08 AM
Jeff appears to be back on the tour. These photos are from last night's show at Greenwich, CT:
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/slideshow/Greenwich-Town-Party-2019-192994.php

Or:
https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/74/72/17551002/4/1024x1024.jpg

That was Jeff to Mikeís left? Didnít even recognize him
That's not Jeff.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Tony S on May 27, 2019, 06:52:48 AM
I thought the same thing about Bruce....could be that he's just looking his age, as opposed to not being well. Even though there's no easier gig in all of touring than his, the constant travel and wear and tear may be taking its toll on him.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Jay on May 27, 2019, 10:08:08 AM
If that's him, then he's lost a ton of weight.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Pretty Funky on May 27, 2019, 10:10:23 AM
Jeff appears to be back on the tour. These photos are from last night's show at Greenwich, CT:
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/slideshow/Greenwich-Town-Party-2019-192994.php

Or:
https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/74/72/17551002/4/1024x1024.jpg

That was Jeff to Mikeís left? Didnít even recognize him
That's not Jeff.

Heís lost a ton of weight.

https://m.facebook.com/jeffreyfoskettofficial/photos/a.10155699042539804/10156863566509804/?type=3


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Jay on May 27, 2019, 12:52:53 PM
Jeff appears to be back on the tour. These photos are from last night's show at Greenwich, CT:
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/slideshow/Greenwich-Town-Party-2019-192994.php

Or:
https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/74/72/17551002/4/1024x1024.jpg

That was Jeff to Mikeís left? Didnít even recognize him
That's not Jeff.

Heís lost a ton of weight.

https://m.facebook.com/jeffreyfoskettofficial/photos/a.10155699042539804/10156863566509804/?type=3
Well damn, guess I'm wrong.  :lol


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: tpesky on May 27, 2019, 03:56:47 PM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Jay on May 27, 2019, 04:53:21 PM
I was thinking the same, but didn't want to say it. He seems to also have aged quite a bit in only a short year or two.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: rab2591 on May 27, 2019, 05:05:37 PM
I think people with rapid weight loss tend to have more wrinkles because the skin is going from a stretched state to being on a much smaller frame of body (so they tend to look more aged/older than they really are). And he looks healthy to me: that those pictures are taken some 5+ months apart shows that Foskett isn't in a perpetual state of losing weight...looks as if he lost the weight and has kept it off since. And if his body were losing that much weight due to illness I can't imagine he'd have the energy to be onstage rocking with the band.

If he is unwell I hope he gets better, and if he lost the weight to be more healthy, rock on Jeff!


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: HeyJude on May 28, 2019, 06:16:04 AM
Interesting that even though Foskett is back in these pictures, Eichenburger is also there as well. Probably just a bit of overlap if they weren't sure of Foskett's precise return date.

But it is interesting to see Mike "the 50th reunion band is too big" Love balloon his own touring band to TEN members from the usual SEVEN it was pre-C50.

As for Bruce, I think it's just aging. He's getting pretty close to 80. Frankly, and not necessarily surprisingly if he had surgery a few months ago, Foskett looks more pale and gaunt than Bruce does. Foskett's weight has appeared to go up and down a bit over the years since the major loss back in the early 2000s while in Brian's band. But he has generally been pretty thinned down in Mike's band in the last few years, though in these new pics he looks even thinner.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: baseball95 on May 28, 2019, 09:44:29 AM
If that was Foskett it might have been a one off appearance and he's not back because here's video from the next nights show and no Foksett in sight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkyfrmCAxy4


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: HeyJude on May 28, 2019, 12:50:41 PM
If that was Foskett it might have been a one off appearance and he's not back because here's video from the next nights show and no Foksett in sight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkyfrmCAxy4

Ah, so Eichenberger being there the previous night make much more sense.

It'll be interesting to see what happens in the coming months. No offense to Foskett, but Mike seems to be a bottom line sort of guy, so I wonder if Eichenberger might be better/younger and might come a bit cheaper too.

Then again, Eichenberger left Mike's band a couple years back due to having a baby, so I'm curious if he doesn't want to be on the road full time.

I could see Mike just keeping Eichenberger on. I could also see Mike keeping both guys and dismissing the bass player and having Eichenberger move back to bass. Seems you'd get more bang for your buck when the bass player can also sing.

Ironically, those pics show Mike looking a little heavier than in the past (no, not at all excessively so; I've never faulted Mike's freakish apparent health on display for years now).


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: tpesky on May 28, 2019, 03:00:09 PM
Mikeís group does such a lackluster job on Sloop John B compared to other songs . There are way too many people trying to sing the lead and they donít blend at all. Pick someone for the lead !


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Alex on May 28, 2019, 05:45:32 PM
Jeff appears to be back on the tour. These photos are from last night's show at Greenwich, CT:
https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/slideshow/Greenwich-Town-Party-2019-192994.php

Or:
https://s.hdnux.com/photos/01/02/74/72/17551002/4/1024x1024.jpg

That was Jeff to Mikeís left? Didnít even recognize him
That's not Jeff.

Heís lost a ton of weight.

https://m.facebook.com/jeffreyfoskettofficial/photos/a.10155699042539804/10156863566509804/?type=3

Christian Love is back??


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: RubberSoul13 on May 28, 2019, 07:05:07 PM
Mikeís group does such a lackluster job on Sloop John B compared to other songs . There are way too many people trying to sing the lead and they donít blend at all. Pick someone for the lead !

  I've always thought it an admirable effort given the numbers and instruments available on stage. No, it's not Brian's band...but I think it's pretty great for a single-digit lineup. Scott told me that the multiple leads is to attempt to recreate the double tracking (and beyond) effects used on the original recording. They do the same thing on "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?". The only real atrocity with this song (and many others every night) is Mike Love's inability to consistently play a tambourine.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Amy B. on May 29, 2019, 04:50:54 AM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: The LEGENDARY OSD on May 29, 2019, 07:46:48 AM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...


 :lol :lol :lol :lol Good one Amy!


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: baseball95 on May 29, 2019, 07:50:50 AM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...
:lol :lol :lol :lol I love it!


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: rab2591 on May 29, 2019, 08:38:15 AM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...

This is my favorite post ever :lol :lol


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: HeyJude on May 29, 2019, 08:51:29 AM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...

More than a decade and a half.  :lol

21 Years Ago...

(https://st1.uvnimg.com/4c/cc/c532a0214fa0b8322346c7905f4d/gettyimages-72570631.jpg)

And at some point later on...

(https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/f5dfbb72a48a5c2d4ce6d26036a238c49cb83371/c=129-0-1881-1317/local/-/media/2018/01/17/Naples/Naples/636517820210981868-nasdc5-5di72teyjv6edl6n7cn-original.jpg?width=540&height=405&fit=crop)

Wait, whose shirt and hat matches which other shirt and hat? I'm confused....


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: tpesky on May 29, 2019, 02:30:21 PM
Is that the last time Bruce has been seen holding a bass?


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: RubberSoul13 on May 29, 2019, 06:32:35 PM
Is that the last time Bruce has been seen holding a bass?

Probably seen...as for "heard"? Probably Pipe Line on "The Old Grey Whistle Test" in the mid-70's...


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: RangeRoverA1 on May 29, 2019, 09:41:10 PM
Amy B., can you tell what the joke means? Or anybody else can answer it? Thanks in advance.


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Alex on May 29, 2019, 10:46:49 PM
Hope heís ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...

More than a decade and a half.  :lol

21 Years Ago...

(https://st1.uvnimg.com/4c/cc/c532a0214fa0b8322346c7905f4d/gettyimages-72570631.jpg)

And at some point later on...

(https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/f5dfbb72a48a5c2d4ce6d26036a238c49cb83371/c=129-0-1881-1317/local/-/media/2018/01/17/Naples/Naples/636517820210981868-nasdc5-5di72teyjv6edl6n7cn-original.jpg?width=540&height=405&fit=crop)

Wait, whose shirt and hat matches which other shirt and hat? I'm confused....

Did Mike and Bruce record their interview for "Endless Harmony" that same day?


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Pretty Funky on May 30, 2019, 12:49:44 AM
Amy B., can you tell what the joke means? Or anybody else can answer it? Thanks in advance.

Reference to the retirement community in Florida that Jerry Seinfeldís parents live.

https://youtu.be/IP2WEiWVY4M


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Amy B. on May 31, 2019, 01:53:48 PM
Life at Del Boca Vista, for those who haven't seen it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Vm_ksWreM


Title: Re: What Happened to jeffrey Foskett??
Post by: Jim V. on June 01, 2019, 06:32:36 AM
Hope he’s ok. He does not look healthy at all .

Really? I think Jeff looks pretty good. He's 63.
As for Bruce, he and Mike have looked and dressed like old men for a decade and a half. They look like they're living at Del Boca Vista with Jerry Seinfeld's parents. But they're in their late 70s, so...

This is my favorite post ever :lol :lol

YES YES YES!!

Also, Bruce gave me a pen. But he really wanted it back. Kinda messed up.