jazz funeral

by Rachel Brotman

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n. a musical service for the deceased pairing a funereal dirge with a celebratory second line; an affirmation of life in the presence of death


released December 9, 2014

music and lyrics by Rachel Brotman
produced by Tyler Gilmore and Rachel Brotman
arrangements by Rachel Brotman and Tyler Gilmore
recorded by Sam Wadsworth, Tyler Gilmore and Arthur Ashin
mixed by Sam Wadsworth at Japam Studio
mastered by Dan Coutant at Sun Room Audio
cover photo by Shervin Lainez

performed by:
Rachel Brotman (vocals, piano and keyboards)
John Raymond (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Zach Lane (bass)
Miles Nasta (drums)
Tyler Gilmore (live electronics)



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Rachel Brotman Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn based musician and composer, born and raised in NYC, educated in New Orleans, drawing from soul and electronic influences amidst roots in jazz and improvisation.

"Exudes a graceful simplicity." - NPR

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