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RootSystem shirt by Ngene
Featuring artwork from the original studio session made by Kenyan artist Ngene Mwaura. Limited edition only - get yours before they run out!
The self-titled debut from LA-based RootSystem is an exploration of acoustic music drawing inspiration from folk songs and instruments around the globe.
The album features original compositions by band members interlaced with traditionals from Romania, Macedonia, and Brazil.
released 21 June 2011
Robby Marshall - tenor sax, clarinet, ocarina
Sam Gendel - alto sax, bass clarinet
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson - violin, viola
Daniel Rosenboom - trumpet
Justin Kirk - trombone
Vikram Devasthali - trombone
Matt Politano - piano
Dominic Thiroux - bass
Gene Coye - drums
Jose Gurria-Caredenas - pandero, cajón, shaker
Rafael Barata - drums, cajón, bongos
Marcel Camargo - guitar (Song of the Sabiá)
Zach Harmon - tabla (Lila Rasa, Jovano Jovanke)
Recorded at Stagg Street Studios in Van Nuys, CA
September 20 & 21, 2010
Recorded by Andrew Drucker
Mixed by Andrew Drucker and Dominic Thiroux
Mastered by Yonatan Elkayam
art by Ngene Mwaura and S William E
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