ALAN EVANS TRIO SET TO RELEASE FOLLOW UP
ALBUM MERKABA ON TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
Alan Evans Trio's much-anticipated follow-up album, Merkaba (Royal Family Records), hits Earth on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, and will be available on CD, vinyl, and digital in select retail outlets around the globe, and neighboring solar systems. Stay tuned for pre-sale packages to be announced in February.
The perfect road trip album for the everyday space traveler, Merkaba takes listeners on a cosmic funk adventure. With spacey Hammond organ overlays and celestial chord progressions provided by Beau Sasser (Melvin Sparks Band, Akashic Record), zero-gravity guitar riffs by Danny Mayer (On the Spot Trio) and the rocket powered beats of legendary drummer Alan Evans (Soulive), the Alan Evans Trio follow up album to the critically-acclaimed Drop Hop, invites listeners to experience an interstellar musical voyage as deep as space itself.
Produced, recorded, and mixed by the legendary drummer of Soulive, Alan Evans also contributed musically to nearly every instrument on the album. Additionally, Merkaba features special guest traveler and luminary hip hop guitarist, Mike Feingold (Jay-Z, Erykah Badu), on banjo, guitar, and keyboard.
released March 19, 2013
ALAN EVANS - DRUMS, ELECTRIC GUITAR (1,2,3,5,6,7,9,10), ACOUSTIC GUITAR (10), BASS GUITAR (1,2,3,5,6,7,10), VOCALS
BEAU SASSER - HAMMOND ORGAN (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10), FENDER CONTEMPO BASS (1,4,5,6,8,9), UNIVOX COMPAC 2 (9), CLAVINET (6)
DANNY MAYER - ELECTRIC GUITAR (1-10)
SPECIAL GUEST TRAVELER:
MIKE FEINGOLD - BANJO, ELECTRIC GUITAR, KEYBOARDS (6)
ALL SONGS WRITTEN BY ALAN EVANS - ALKIME MUSIC (BMI) 2013
RECORDED NOVEMBER 24TH - DECEMBER 5TH 2012
RECORDED, MIXED & PRODUCED BY ALAN EVANS - PLAYONBROTHER STUDIOS - PLANET EARTH
MASTERED BY JEFF LIPTON AT PEERLESS MASTERING - BOSTON, MA
ASSISTANT MASTERING ENGINEER: MARIA RICE
MANAGEMENT: AMEE HAMLIN - LION CHILD MEDIA
BOOKING: GREGG LITTLE & JON BELL - NEW FRONTIER TOURING
ALAN EVANS USES TAMA DRUMS, ZILDJIAN CYMBALS, PRO MARK DRUMSTICKS & BURL AUDIO RECORDING EQUIPMENT
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