The Brand New Life EP

by The Brand New Life

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released October 4, 2013

Recorded by Andrew Marlin at The Rubber Room Studio in Chapel Hill, NC
Mixed and Produced by Will Stephens at Bit Heart Studios in Greensboro, NC
Mastered by Nick Petersen at Track and Field Recording in Durham, NC

Walter Fancourt: Tenor Sax, Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
Casey Cranford: Alto Sax, Baritone Sax, EWI
Sean Smith: Trumpet
Seth Barden: Upright Bass, Fretless Electric Bass
Ben Rayle: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Effects
Mamadou Mbengue: Tama (Talking Drum)
Evan Frierson: Congas, Shekeres, Percussion
Daniel Yount: Drum Set, Dun Duns, Percussion

Atiba Rorie: Djembe (on 'Bara Mbaye')



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The Brand New Life New York

Since 2009, The Brand New Life has been uplifting audiences with a sound that is as enlivening as the name implies. The seven-piece band has become recognized as one of the east coast's top Afrobeat groups. With an adventurous original repertoire, The Brand New Life avoids being classified as purely Afrobeat by drawing on a number of musical influences from indie pop/rock to modern jazz. ... more

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