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Markus Schwartz & Lakou Brooklyn: Kay Sa

Kay Sa


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Markus Schwartz & Lakou Brooklyn return in a new iteration for a new Soundkeeper Recording. Recorded in a church dating from 1864, the mesmerizing sounds of music from Haiti blend with the sophisticated jazz sensibilities of the players and soulful vocals to create sounds both heart-wrenching and life-affirming. Kay Sa was recorded "live" (for the microphones) in a single session.


Personnel

Markus Schwartz: Haitian Rada & Petwo drums, cajon, ride cymbal, miscellaneous hand and foot percussion, vaksinn (bamboo horn), vocals
Monvelyno Alexis: electric guitar, lead vocals, percussion
Bobby Raymond: contrabass, vaksinn, percussion, vocals
Godwin Louis: soprano saxophone, alto saxophone


Tracks

  1. Minis Azaka Listen to a sample
  2. Bye-Ya (Bolero) Listen to a sample
  3. Kay Sa Listen to a sample
  4. Wongòl Listen to a sample
  5. Epistrophy (Rara) Listen to a sample
  6. Sen Jak Pa La Listen to a sample
  7. Bye-Ya (Bolero) (alternate take) Listen to a sample
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Session Photos

A sample from "Minis Azaka"


Ground control

Ground control


Monvelyno

Monvelyno


Markus

Markus


Godwin

Godwin


Bobby

Bobby


Warming up

Warming up


Markus

Markus


Bobby before recording Bye-Ya Bobby before recording Bye-Ya Bobby before recording Bye-Ya

Bobby before recording "Bye-Ya"


Monvelyno before recording Bye-Ya

Monvelyno before recording "Bye-Ya"


Markus' view

Markus' view


Godwin before recording Bye-Ya

Godwin before recording "Bye-Ya"


Markus before recording Bye-Ya Markus before recording Bye-Ya Markus before recording Bye-Ya

Markus before recording "Bye-Ya"


Wonderful vibes in the church

Wonderful vibes in the church


Markus playing Epistrophy

Markus playing "Epistrophy"


The band runs down Sen Jak Pa La

The band runs down "Sen Jak Pa La"


Djouba

"Djouba"