On March 26, 2014, The Brooklyn Attractors, including Victor Axelrod, Andy Bassford, Larry McDonald, Brett Tubin, Dan Jeselsohn, Eddie Ocampo, Buford O’Sullivan, Anant Pradhan, Luke Penella, and Rich Graiko came together to play a show at the Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY. Thankfully the audio was captured by the crew at Shapeshifter Lab and subsequently made available for release. This became LIVE IN NYC, The Brooklyn Attractors sophomore album and a rare hifi glance into the modern underground NYC Jamaican Jazz scene. The following is the unedited audio from that evening.
LARRY MCDONALD – percussion
EDDIE OCAMPO – drums
BIG DAN JESSELSOHN – bass
BUFORD O’SULLIVAN – trombone
BRETT TUBIN – guitar
ANDY BASSFORD – guitar
RICH GRAIKO – trumpet
ANANT PRADHAN – tenor and alto saxophones
LUKE PENELLA – tenor saxophone and flute
VICTOR AXELROD – organ and piano
Produced – Rich Graiko
Recorded – Shapeshifter Lab
Mixed – Rich Graiko
Label: Rare Breed Recording Company
* LIVE IN NYC is an exclusive Rootfire World Premiere.