Afterplay - contemporary jazz album - Brian Kelly music

Afterplay, Brian’s second album release of contemporary instrumental music, was awarded #2 Contemporary Jazz Album by Independent Music Awards, nominated “Best Instrumental Jazz Album 2009″ by Just Plain Folks Music Awards and includes world-class talents on sax, drums, guitar, and flute.

AWARDS & Distinctions: Afterplay

Just Plain Folks Music Awards 2009
Best Instrumental Jazz Album
Afterplay
Second Place Winner
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 Just Plain Folks Music Awards 2009
Best Instrumental Jazz Song
“Celtic Fire” from Afterplay
Nominee

the swing and complexity of melodic jazz and the studio precision of Steely Dan... make a confident statement.

– East Bay Express

Brian Kelly (and company) tear it up on AFTERPLAY, track after track... It's chock full of great tunes, superb musicianship…

– ZoneMusicReporter.com

music that sings with pure, eloquent energy and joie de vivre. An audio delight for jazz enthusiasts everywhere.

– Midwest Book Review

There is a sense of raw and unadulterated joy in the playing that escapes many artists.

– Improvijazzation

I have found a jewel with Brian Kelly's AFTERPLAY. …a wonderful blend of contemporary jazz with a taste of New Age.

– Dionne MaldonadoWFSS 91.9 FM

CREDITS

All music composed, arranged, & produced by Brian Kelly
© & 2008 Brian Stephen Kelly (BMI)

Musicians:
Brian Kelly – Piano, Keyboards, Percussion, Pennywhistle, Voice
Eric Crystal – Alto Sax (tracks 1 & 6)
David Rokeach – Drums (tracks 1,2,3,6,8)
Ross Wilson – Trumpet & Trombone (track 2)
Tim Bolling – Percussion (tracks 2,9,10)
Viviana Guzman – Flute (tracks 3 & 7)
Carol Alban – Flute (track 7)
James Robinson* – Guitar (tracks 9 & 11)
* Appears courtesy of Favored Nations Records

Mixing Engineer: Gary Mankin, San Francisco, CA
Mastering: Michael Romanowski, San Francisco, CA
Recording Engineers:
Jason Sherbundy (sax), San Francisco, CA
Dave Bell (drums), Bellboy Recording, Richmond, CA
Bryan Matheson (flutes), Skyline Studios, Oakland, CA
Ross Wilson (trumpet & trombone) Disher Music & Sound, San Francisco, CA
James Robinson (guitar) San Jose, CA
Brian Kelly (piano, keyboards, percussion, pennywhistle, voice) Skylight Music, Oakland, CA
Design: BK

  • Total Playing Time: 49:15
  • UPC# 692381-1002-2-8
  • Label: Skylight Music
  • Catalog# SL-1002
  • Release Date: Nov. 1, 2008

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