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Dancing On Roses, Dancing On Cinders

by Raya Brass Band

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Arkabarka 05:15
Srpski Splet 04:49
Melochrino 05:16
Tavernitsa 04:13
Hasapikos 05:37


released January 10, 2012

All tunes are traditional except 4. Don Godwin, 5. traditional/Greg Squared and 9. Ben Syversen

All arrangements by Raya Brass Band

Raya Brass Band is:

Greg Squared: saxophone, clarinet

Ben Syversen: trumpet

Matthew Fass: accordion

Don Godwin: tuba

EJ Fry: percussion

Produced by Raya Brass Band

Recorded by Don Godwin at Phantom Center, Brooklyn, NY on January 2 & 9, 2011

Additional recordings at Chez Daisy and Huichol Studios in Brooklyn, NY

Mixed by Don Godwin

Mastered by Gene Paul and Jamie Polaski at G&J Audio, Union City, NJ

Papercuts by Will Schaff

Layout by Matthew Fass

Thank you to all of our Kickstarter supporters for helping us make this album possible! Special thanks to Don Godwin Sr., Sabrina Tavernise and Rory MacFarquhar


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Raya Brass Band Brooklyn, New York

Raya Brass Band bursts with a frenetic joie de vivre that powers the high-energy party. Digging into black-market compilations, Eastern European carnival traditions and their own eclectic musical pasts (New Orleans brass, punk, out jazz), Raya Brass Band has the chops to match their irrational exuberance. ... more

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