Ed DeGenaro: Holiday In Madras
Ed DeGenaro (electric, acoustic, fretted, slide, fretless guitars, electric sitar, synth); Ujjayinee Roy (voice, konnakol); Steve Zerlin (bass); Trip Wamsley (bass); Chuck Rainey (bass); Ric Fierabracci (bass); Lyndon Rochelle (drums); Benny Greb (drums); Marco Minnemann (drums); Atma Anur (drums); Natalie John (trumpet); Satish (trumpet); Dr. S Karthick (ghatam, morsing, kanjira, konnakol); C. Pradeep (tabla); K. Uttya (Sitar);James Carson (synth);Anton Pukshansky (organ, electric piano)
The follow up to the critically acclaimed Less Is Seldom More and Dog House. After touring India twice Ed DeGenaro's sound in support of Less Is Seldom More the World Music influences increased. Working with Indian master musicians and the amazing voice of well known singer Ujjayinee he has forged a new direction that is truly a Fusion of East and West.
In addition to the Hindustani and Carnatic master musicians he also called upon musicians that made Less Is Seldom More the amazing album it was. Like Ric Fierabracci and Marco Minnemann. Atma Anur, the man that played pretty much all the Shrapner releases of the 80s became part of it because he was the drummer of Ed's 2010 India tour.
Lyndon Rochelle held the drum chair at the 2011 tour and is also Esperanza Saplding's drummer. German wunderkind Benny Greb needs no introduction.
1. Merera (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
2. Bible Camp (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
3. G Spot Blues (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
4. '57 Progosaurus (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
5. The Brother (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
6. Tutu (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
7. U Know What I'm Sayin' (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
8. Refried Funkay Ass Chicken Tikka
9. Holiday In Madras
10. Have Geetar Will Travel
11. Kolonkini Radha
12. Echo Maschine