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Bamako By Bus

by Daniel Freedman

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Elegba Wa 06:23
Sa'aba 06:43


released April 24, 2012

Avishai Cohen – trumpet, Lionel Loueke – guitar and vocals, Jason Lindner – keyboards, Meshell Ndegeocello – bass, Omer Avital – acoustic bass (track 7), Daniel Freedman - drums, percussion, Pedrito Martinez, Abraham Rodriguez – vocals and percussion, Mark Turner – tenor saxophone, Joshua Levitt – Ney (Arabic flute), Yosvany Terry, Davi Viera, Mauro Refosco – additional percussion

Produced by Daniel Freedman
Recorded By Eric Elterman at East Side Sound June 2009
Additional Recording by Daniel Freedman and Frederik Rubens
Mixed by Jean-Luc Sinclair
Additional Mixing by Michael Perez Cisneros
Mastered by Matthew Agoglia at Masterdisc
Design Coordinator GoodBlu
Photos by Annelise Howard Phillips
Graphic Designer Matthew Fraher
Text by Lacey Fekishazy
Styled by Mister Lee

Thank you!
Jean-Luc Sinclair, Jason Lindner, Meshell Ndegeocello, Avishai Cohen, Lionel Loueke, Yosvany Terry, Abraham Rodriguez, Pedrito Martinez, Mark Turner, Davi Viera, Mauro Refosco, Joshua Levitt, Omer Avital, Amy Fraher, Annelise Howard Phillips, Mister Lee, Colin Negrych, Anat Cohen, Oded Lev Ari, Frederik Rubens, Bob Power, Jino Arielly, Albert Leusink, Michael Perez Cisneros and most of all to my wonderful and incredibly supportive family


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Daniel Freedman New York, New York

Drummer/composer/producer and native New Yorker Daniel Freedman studied with Max Roach and other masters in West Africa, Cuba and Morocco. He has toured widely and recorded with Angélique Kidjo, Sting and Wynton Marsalis among others prior to joining David Byrne’s American Utopia. Downbeat gave his recent recording “Imagine That” 5 stars calling it a “masterpiece.” ... more

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