"The music of Wilton Said is quite unique, both in terms of composition as well as performance. As I say it never goes where you expect it to and that’s really what we like about the prog genre, isn’t it?"

JerryLucky.com

Wilton Said...

The Wilton Said... band led by baritone and occasional jazz infused vocalist Wilton has long skirted on the outside of the Pop/Rock genre.  While one could call the music "Art Rock", it still doesn't do justice to the eclectic elements contained in the song writing, arrangements and lyrics.  A bit of Queen, an ounce of Alice Cooper, a dash of Genesis, a cup of Marillion, some Radiohead, Catherine Wheel and The Cure, throw in some Rush and David Bowie, a scoop of The Beatles, a sprinkle of R.E.M., don't forget the Kate Bush, and top it off with some Jazz elements, and the music of Wilton Said... is ready for your listening pleasure.

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"The music of Wilton Said is quite unique, both in terms of composition as well as performance. As I say it never goes where you expect it to and that’s really what we like about the prog genre, isn’t it?"
"The vocals hearken back to the heightened expressive style of David Bowie or Peter Hammill."
Jerry Lucky - jerrylucky.com

"Wilton Said has always, to my ears, has always thrown out the rule book on progressive rock and re-written it to suite their musical ideals."
"It's by far one of the better, dare I say slightly more original progressive pop-rock band to come cross my hands in a long while.”
“All songs are sung with a flare that still reminds me of a blend of Geoff Mann and Freddie Mercury.”
Ron Fuchs - Prognaut.com ane check here also.

"Sonically the band has forged a sound that focuses heavily on rock, with buzzing guitars, a punchy rhythm section, and Said’s dramatic, inflected vocals flitting in and out of the mix."
Bill Knispel – Bills Prog Log www.billsprogblog.blogspot.com

“Wilton himself is a master at stage presence, presenting different aspects of the music like a magician pulling a rabbit out of a hat. The songs presented on 'The View' capture that same quality.”
“This is music that cries out to be listened to, to be seen in all its kaleidoscopic glory.”
"If Peter Gabriel and Fish are in your catalogue of prog, then add this one, and quickly. The music is powerful and evocative, the lyrics are startling in their clarity, the concepts challenging."
Doug LeBlanc - Canadian Progressive Music Society


 

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Tech Specs

Wilton Said... is a four piece electric band with the following equipment and minimum requirements.

Wilton - Lead Vocals - Center Stage            - Straight boom mic stand and mic needed.
- Vocal monitor needed with some guitar through it.
Wilton - Keyboards and Vocals - Stage Right (back and forth from center stage)
- Boom mic stand and mic at keyboard needed.
- Vocal monitor needed with some guitar through it.
Guitar/Backing Vox - Stage Left
- Amp mic needed. 
- Boom mic stand and mic needed.
- Vocal monitor may be needed depending on stage size.
Bass - Back stage Left
- DI needed. 
- Monitor needed dependent on stage size.
Drums
- Mics needed dependent on stage size.
- Monitor needed dependent on stage size.

FOH mains and mixer to be supplied by venue.
Sound tech to be provided by venue.