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releases June 28, 2019
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Having performed and collaborated with the Maria Schneider Orchestra, David Bowie, Sufjan Stevens, Ivan Lins, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Wynton Marsalis, and the Saturday Night Live house band, trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle brings these experiences to bear leading his own band, Catharsis, which has released four acclaimed studio albums.
On their new full-length album The Hope I Hold, Ryan Keberle & Catharsis are departing, expanding and progressing. It’s an album full of welcome firsts. To start, it’s the first Catharsis release to feature the genius multi-instrumentalist Scott Robinson on saxophone, alongside band veterans Jorge Roeder on bass and Eric Doob on drums. It also marks the debut of Chilean artist Camila Meza as the group’s guitarist, adding to her role as vocalist.
The album also underscores Keberle’s evolving roles as well, and features him not only on trombone but on vocals and keyboards. But perhaps the most important unfolding on The Hope I Hold relates to the album’s theme of optimism in the face of political and cultural corruption. The album features lyrics drawn from “Let America Be America Again,” a virtuosic and poignant poem written by Langston Hughes in 1935 that Keberle felt compelled to incorporate into his new work.
releases June 28, 2019
Ryan Keberle – Trombone, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Korg Minilogue, Piano, Vocals
Camila Meza – Vocals, Guitar, Guitar FX
Scott Robinson – Tenor Saxophone
Jorge Roeder – Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass, Bass FX
Eric Doob – Drums
Produced by Ryan Keberle
Executive Producer – Dave Douglas
Recorded at D.A.D.S studio in Brooklyn, NY on September 12, 2018
Recorded at Figure 8 studio in Brooklyn, NY on September 13, 2018
Engineered by Eric Doob (D.A.D.S); Michael Coleman and Nate Mendelsohn (Figure 8)
Edited by Leo Sidran
Mixed by Alex Venguer
Mastered by Tyler McDiarmid
Artwork and Design by Ktu Meza
All arrangements by Ryan Keberle except Track 7 (Camila Meza) and Tracks 8 & 9 (Jorge Roeder).
Tracks 1 through 5, 9 & 10 music by Ryan Keberle (Groove Monkey Music / BMI)
Tracks 1-3 lyrics by Langston Hughes
Track 6 music and lyrics by Camila Meza (Ambar Music / ASCAP)
Track 7 music by Jorge Roeder (Jorge Roeder Music / SESAC)
Track 8 lyrics by Manuel Jose Castillo and music by Gustavo “Cuchi” Leguizamon (WB Music Corp OBO Editorial Lagos / ASCAP)
Track 9 lyrics by Mantsa Miro (Mantsa Miro / BMI)
The Hope I Hold by Ryan Keberle & Catharsis has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America’s 2016 New Jazz Works program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
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Yes,yes,yes! I've been waiting for Dave to do this again...two brilliant runs by DDQ and Keystone were documented on Greenleaf back in the day; they were groundbreaking...recorded and released within 24 hours for each set...they were stellar performances and I play them again and again.
With absolutely no chance of ever being there, this is the closest i'll ever be to 'being there'...so excited I may need to lay down in a darkened room for a while! John Cratchley
Chicago sax luminary Greg Ward develops the dual-guitar frontline of his backing Rogue Parade quintet as an avatar for singular strength on this zesty collection of jazz-rock fusion songs. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 10, 2019