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ANOTHER COUNTRY will launch their debut cd on 9/30/2017 on CDBaby.com. You can also purchase on this site by making an order through Contact Us ... #country/rock/bluegrass/zydeco/western swing ...



Songs & personnel:
1) THERE'S AN EMPTY HANGER IN MY CLOSET TONIGHT- (Bunky Withee & Jud Denaut) 

Mazz Swift fiddle; Calvin Jones bass; Ayodele Maakheru banjo/guitar/lead vocals; Jim Keyes guitar…

2) RAMBLIN' MAN- (Richard Betts)

Mazz Swift fiddle/vocals; Jim Keyes accordion/vocals; Calvin Jones bass; Ayodele Maakheru banjo/mandolin/guitar/lead vocals...

3) BLACKWATER- (Patrick Simmons)   

Matt Turk mandolin; Jim Keyes lap steel guitar/vocals ; Mazz Swift; fiddle/vocals Calvin Jones bass; Ayodele Maakheru banjo/guitar/lead vocal...

4) ON THE ROAD AGAIN- (Willie Nelson) 

Matt Turk mandolin; Jim Keyes guitar/lead vocal; Mazz Swift fiddle; Calvin Jones bass;  Ayodele Maakheru banjo/vocals...

5) MAGGIE BROWN'S FAVORITE- (Traditional Irish folk song)   

 Matt Turk guitar; Ayodele Maakheru mandolin; Calvin Jones bass; Mazz Swift fiddle; Jim Keyes accordion...

6) WICHITA LINEMAN- (Jimmy Webb)

Jim Keyes lap steel guitar; Ayodele Maakheru banjo/lead vocal/guitar/mandolin;  Calvin Jones bass;   Mazz Swift fiddle…

7) GENTLE ON MY MIND- (John Hartford)

Mazz Swift fiddle; Jim Keyes guitar; Ayodele Maakheru banjo/mandolin/lead vocal ;  Calvin Jones bass…

8) OLD MAN- (Neil Young) 

Matt Turk mandolin; Mazz Swift fiddle/vocals; Calvin Jones bass; Jim Keyes lap steel guitar/vocals; Ayodele Maakheru banjo/guitar/lead vocal...

9) THE GUITAR MAN- (David Gates)

Matt Turk mandolin; Mazz Swift fiddle; Jim Keyes lap steel guitar; Calvin Jones bass; Ayodele Maakheru guitars/mandolin/banjo/lead vocal...

10) I GOT A NAME- (Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel) 

Jim Keyes guitar; Mazz Swift fiddle; Calvin Jones bass;  Ayodele Maakheru lead vocal/banjo/guitar/mandolin…

 

Recorded at EastSide Sound (NYC)

Engineers:  Lou Holtzman & Duff Harris

 Mastered by Lou Holtzman

 Producer: Ayodele Maakheru (MaakheruMusic.net)

 

ANOTHER COUNTRY   is

 

Mazz Swift-violin & voice

Jim Keyes- lap steel guitar, accordion, voice, acoustic & electric guitars

Matt Turk-mandolin & acoustic guitar

Calvin Jones-upright bass & 5 string electric bass

Ayodele Maakheru-5 string banjo, voice, mandolin, acoustic & electric guitars

 

Photogragher credits: John Kramer (Ayodele), Darrell Bridges (Calvin), Jason Hess (Jim), Christina Torpie (Matt), Anya Roz (Mazz)…

 

 

 MAZZ SWIFT

Violin/Vox/Freestyle Composition artist Mazz Swift is critically acclaimed as one of America's most talented and versatile performers today and engages audiences worldwide with her signature weaving of composition and improvisation called MazzMuse. Aside from her work as a performing artist, Mazz is a teaching artist with Carnegie Hall, and conducts workshops in the States and abroad, having traveled to Africa, South America and Eastern Europe as cultural ambassador for the US State Department. She is also composer-in-residence annually at The New Harmony Music Festival and has premiered several pieces for atypical chamber group, commissioned by several organizations including Neues Kabarett, University of Delaware and Con Vivo Music.

 

 

 

 

 JIM KEYES

An accomplished musician, performer, songwriter and composer. He's as likely to be heard playing original songs on an electric guitar in the rock band Hot Rod Pacer as he is singing 18th century ballads in Colonial garb. Jim's recently played banjo in a drag show and in the Americana ensemble, The Tappan Cowboys. Jim is musical director for storyteller Jonathan Kruk's one-man shows, "Irving's Legend" and "Dickens' Christmas Carol". Jim composed and performs the score for both productions on a replica 17th century pipe organ in The Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Jim's music appears on network and cable TV shows. He is currently a "green-light" composer for Getty Images. In 2008, Jim scored Historic Hudson Valley's installations, "Winter Wonderlights" and "The Great Jack-O-Lantern Blaze". His music is featured in the cult-favorite short film, "The Catskill Chainsaw Redemption".

 

 

 MATT TURK

Web music authority All Music Guide calls him "...an artist to be reckoned with." A seasoned recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, eternal idealist and peace loving realist, Matt Turk is a veteran performer who has engaged audiences around the world, both as a rocking bandleader and an acoustic folk troubadour. He has shared the stage with Pete Seeger, opened for Judy Collins, The Doobie Brothers, Fiona Apple, The Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Keller Williams, David Bromberg, Ellis Marsalis, Del McCoury, Colonel Bruce Hampton and more. He has performed throughout the USA, Europe, Israel and the Caribbean, appearing at festivals and venues including Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, Caramoor's American Roots Festival, the Gathering of the Vibes, Atlanta's Music Midtown, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Beacon Theatre and Brooklyn Bowl.

 

 

 

 CALVIN JONES

Acoustic and electric bassist Calvin Jones was born in North Carolina.  His recording resume numbers over 40 CD’s and he has toured and performed with Ray Anderson, Patti Austin, Don Braden, Cecil Brooks, Tom Brown, Alex Bugnon, Donald Byrd, Steve Coleman, Carla Cook, Ted Curson, Chico Freeman, Darrell Grant, Craig Harris, Jon Hendricks, Andrew Hill, Javon Jackson, Angela Johnson, Ronny Jordan, Eartha Kitt, Dave Koz, Les McCann, Greg Osby, Max Roach, Pharoah Sanders and James "Blood" Ulmer. Mr. Jones has performed on Broadway with  "Bring 'N Da Noise, Bring 'N Da Funk (including the first national tour),  "Aint Nothin' But The Blues" and "All Shook Up". Touring and performing has taken Mr. Jones to some 31 countries and 43 of the 50 U.S. states.

 

 

 

 AYODELE MAAKHERU

Has performed, toured and/or recorded with a variety of artists (Lionel Hampton, Randy Weston, Ruth Brown, Eartha Kitt, Leslie Uggams, Phylicia Rashad, Gregory Hines, Miriam Makeba, Rhythm Nation Band, NY Philharmonic,…)

Over 3 decades in the orchestras of Broadway shows (A Chorus Line, Me & My Girl, Black & Blue, The Full Monty, Bring in da Noise/Bring in da Funk, The Color Purple, Shuffle Along & Bella)

A featured soloist with the Clef Club Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and appeared on The Tonight Show (Jay Leno) with the NOISE/FUNK band.

Bronx Council on the Arts 2004 BRIO Award winner for music composition and an ASCAP award for composition.

Has recorded 3 cds of music SUNSHIP, DISTANT TRAVELER & ANOTHER COUNTRY

 

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