Afro-Jersey

 

Terre Roche, Sidiki Conde and Marlon Cherry aka "Afro-Jersey" have completed their very first CD which is for sale now at CD Baby. Click on here to download the lyrics to the songs, which are written in both English and Mandingo languages.

While waiting for your CD Baby download to complete, read Terre's reflections on her work with Afro-Jersey in her New York Times article Collaborating Across Cultures.

 

 

AFRO-JERSEY'S NEWEST MEMBER!

 

Cellist, PAUL BRANTLEY, is also a Composer and Conductor whose music making can be heard across a great many genres and styles. In addition to composing for orchestras and chamber ensembles, he has performed as solo cellist with Trey Anastasio, played with the Jeff Coffin Mutet, recorded for Béla Fleck and James Morrison, toured with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, gigged with Chester Thompson, produced for and co-composed with Royel "Futureman" Wooten (of the Flecktones), conducted for David Binney, and arranged for Ethel, Todd Rundgren, and Christian Scott. His solo cello playing can be heard on the Sony/Columbia, Polydor, Warner Brothers, Rounder, and Compass labels. His own music is published by Bill Holab Music and Oxford University Press. Paul has received numerous fellowships from The MacDowell Colony and the Banff Centre, has given a composition seminar at Yale, and is presently composing a commissioned "Community Symphony" for the Memphis Symphony Orchestra to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact his assassination has had on the city of Memphis. http://www.billholabmusic.com/composers/paul-brantley/

Paul Brantley

 

Hear the new dimension Paul brings to the Afro-Jersey sound here:

 

The video below is a preview of what Afro-Jersey accomplished thanks to the support of those who donated.

 

 

Please also check out http://www.youdontneedfeettodance.com for details on a new movie documenting Sidiki's incredible life story. It debuted in March 2013 at the Quad Cinema in New York City.