Camden Session Butcher Brown
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- 3Street Pharmacy06:19
- 4Pre-Cut Interlude #202:08
- 5Camden Square07:09
Info for Camden Session
Introducing Butcher Brown’s brand new direct-to-disc album, available on Vinyl, CD, and Digital. Following on from previous release Live At The Vagabond (2017) and Bandcamp digital exclusive AfroKuti: A Tribute To Fela (2018), Camden Session is a snapshot of the band’s explosive energy, groove-heavy sequences, and unrivalled togetherness. Their playing is modern and innovative, yet contains rich echoes of Weather Report, Return to Forever, early Earth Wind and Fire, and Zappa.
DJ Harrison is broadly seen as the visionary in an albeit egalitarian band. His keys provide the harmonic colours around which drummer Corey Fonville’s (Christian Scott, Nicholas Payton) muscular delivery and bassist Andrew Randazzo’s effortless cool pulsate. Multi-instrumentalist Marcus Tenney on saxophone/trumpet and Morgan Burr’s guitar complete the quintet.
Recorded at Mark Ronson’s Zelig Studios and cut live to disc at Gearbox Records in London using an all-analogue signal path. Mixed and engineered by the legendary Tony Platt. No edits, no overdubs.
"a quintet that plays funky, frisky music equally influenced by jam bands, hip-hop D.J.s and 1970s fusion... Their star is on the rise." (New York Times)
"Masters of full-on, soul-kissed, garage punk-funk and jazz grooves... progressive rappers should be queuing out the door for their blessing." (Mojo)
"The band settles into nuanced grooves with an innate respect for the past, a reverence for the Headhunters, Stevie Wonder, the Meters and the voodoo of the tape machine." (Huffington Post)
Marcus Tenney, saxophone, trumpet
DJ Harrison, keyboards
Morgan Burrs, guitar
Andrew Randazzo, electric bass
Corey Fonville, drums
Straight out of the underground, a steady rumble is building and it’s called Butcher Brown. Pulsing from the nerve center of Jellowstone Studios in Richmond VA, Butcher Brown takes careful note of the history and legacy of jazz and throws caution to the wind with wanton abandon. Butcher Brown’s ability to blend jazz with funk, rock, rap and soul is like no other. They are authentic to each musical genre and, at the same time, break down the walls of traditional musical borders, creating a unique sound with no restrictions. When all is said and done, they will create their own chapter in musical history. Butcher Brown features Tennishu, Morgan Burrs, Corey Fonville, Andrew Randazzo, and DJ Harrison.
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