Moses Mayes to feature Canadian Jazz Trumpeter Browman
Winnipeg - Moses Mayes, Canada's funk fusion collective, is happy to announce that Toronto based Jazz Trumpeter Browman will joining the band for the rest of their First Ring Tour.
Born 'Nick Ali' on the small Caribbean island of Trinidad, the multiple award winning Brownman is the NYC-schooled protégé to his teacher, Grammy-winning trumpet legend Randy Brecker. In the spirit of supreme trumpet genre-crossing visionaries such as Brecker and Miles Davis, he tirelessly leads and composes actively for no less than 6 ensembles of his own and is a musical director and/or featured soloist in countless others; testament to his unparalleled diversity of musical vision and skills making him one of Canada's most in demand session calls for both Universal and Sony recording studios in forms of music ranging from be-bop to hip-hop.
Moses Mayes released Second Ring, their third studio effort, on November 7, 2006 through Fusion 3/Dublum Records. The record, produced by Jamie Shields (the New Deal), features classic Moses funk fusion instrumentals alongside some new vocally induced tracks. The band has been on a cross Canada tour to promote the new record and have three more dates left featuring Brownman:
November 23 – Montreal Jello Bar
November 24 – Ottawa Maverick’s
November 25 – Toronto Reverb
For more dates visit www.mosesmayes.com
About Moses Mayes
Classic funk grooves, slick guitar riffs, punchy horn lines, old school keys and turntable cuts - this is Moses Mayes. A sound defined by the vision of three students of groove with Herbie Hancock, Jamiroquai and Prince as their mentors.
Since 1999, the music of Moses Mayes has been moving people on the dance floor and from their stereos across North America. Their live performances have earned them a reputation as one of the best acts in their scene, playing to festival and club audiences and leading the new funk fusion sound over the last 7 years. Add two full length releases, a three song ep, a Western Canadian Music Award and thousands of sales and you have an accumulation of years of experience in orchestrating grooves and exploring sonic frontiers.
The result, ‘Second Ring’, the third full length album from Moses Mayes produced by veteran dance floor killer Jamie Shields (the New Deal). At the forefront, the classic Moses dance-funk grooves and signature jazz horn playing. In the new, vocals by artists Sherry St.Germain, Ariane Jean and PHATT al, each of whom adds their own flavour to the Moses sound. It's a new take on modern dance music, songs that incorporate elements from the genres of funk fusion, jazz, house and pop.
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