Reviews

Press Quotes

“… awesome…” - Nathan Turk, Signal To Noise

“… Grillot… impressive…” - Jay Collins, Cadence Magazine

“François Grillot… cooks to the boiling point” - Florence Wetzel, All About Jazz

“…Grillot's bass… shines through” - David Dupont, One Final Note

“… a dark tone and rare aggression.” - John Chacona, One Final Note

“… rock solid bass lines” - Chris Forbes, Cosmic Debris

“Grillot reinforces …time…” - Rex Butters, All About Jazz

Now is Rising

Now is Rising - Undivided Vision Records

Musicians on record:

  • André Martinez - drums, steel drum, cocktail set & percussion
  • Doug Principato - guitar, vocals & keyboards
  • Jason Candler - alto saxophone & guitar
  • Mark Hennen - piano
  • Francóis Grillot - contrabass
  • Elliott Levin - flute, tenor sax, vocals
  • Sabir Mateen - alto & tenor sax, alto clarinet
  • M - vocals
  • Firehorse - electronics
  • Ricardo Solis - congas
  • Darlene Martinez - chant vocals
  • Melanie Hayes - chant vocals

Recording track list:

  1. Red Clay (11:43)
  2. Small Distraction Mass Confusion (13:33)
  3. Now Is Rising (10:55)
  4. M Train Samba (3:21)
  5. Time To Vote! (11:51)
  6. Sweet Peas (10:31)
  7. Draft Dodger (7:41)

Now is Rising - release info:

Undivided Vision Records

Undivided Vision Records. 
Produced by André Martinez, Jason Candler & Doug Principato
Recorded in New York City at the Institute - October 2004
Chief engineer - Ivan Evangelista
Mixed by Ivan Evangelista with Earth People
Additional production at Loho Studios
Mastered by Jason Candler

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