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Get Back Up!
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#DIP005 - Released 12/25/2009   /  Recorded 07/1/2009   /  11 Tracks  /  320kbps MP3s

The Rocksteady 7

Get Back Up!

Tenor and soprano saxophonist David Hillyard is one of the innovators of the American ska scene. His group, the Rocksteady 7, mixes instrumental Jamaican roots rhythms and extended jazz improvisation.
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1) Get Back Up!
2) Death Ride
3) Change Of Plans
4) Ca'Purange
5) Esta Tarde
6) 7 Years Of Plenty
7) RNA
8) Sunny
9) Greedy
10) Soul Thing For Ray
11) Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am
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Tenor and soprano saxophonist, David Hillyard is one of the innovators of the American ska scene. His group, the Rocksteady 7, mixes instrumental Jamaican roots rhythms and extended jazz improvisation. His new cd GET BACK UP! is a blinding tour de force of his Jamaican Jazz conception. David Hillyard has played with Hepcat and the Slackers.

Recording Details

Recorded by Mitch at Seaside Studios, Brooklyn NY
Mastered by Dan Utter at 9450 Digital, Evergreen CO
Extra mastering by Vic Rice and Fernando at Rocha Studios
Mixed by David Hillyard at Studio Slack NYC
Xtra overdubs and edits by Dan Jeselsohn, Agent Jay, and Tito Ladd
Special Effects by Vic Rice. Sleeve design by Jennifer Doyle
Producted by David Hillyard

Booking: Steve Bordin - bordinst@aol.com

About The Rocksteady 7

The Rocksteady 7 is a musical collective that draws up a pool of the finest ska and reggae musicians in New York and beyond. Here are some of the players that play with the band;
Saxophone/Band leader: David Hillyard;
Percussion: Larry McDonald
Drums: Eddie Ocampo, Benny Herson, Glen Hackett
Trumpet: Rolf Langsjoen, Rich Graiko
Trombone: Phil Cooper,Buford O'Sullivan, Chris "Squantch" Sears
Guitar: Justin Rothberg, Dave Hahn, Jay Nugent
Bass: Dan Jesselson, Sheldon Gregg, Chris Weiggers
Keys: Dave Wake

http://myspace.com/davidhillyardrocksteady7

 

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