Clifton Anderson

Been Down This Road Before (ropeadope)

Clifton Anderson received his first trombone from his uncle, the legendary Sonny Rollins, at seven years old, and from that time on was destined to accomplish great things in music. An alumnus of the Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and The Manhattan School of Music, Clifton has recorded and toured with his own groups since 2009. He has released four solo recordings under his name, ​And So We Carry On,​ Decade,​ L​and marks​, and recently released B​een Down This Road Before.

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Clifton Anderson - trombone, didgeridoo, Zylo drum, kalimba
Andy Bey - vocals
Rene McLean - tenor sax and reeds
Antoine Roney - tenor and soprano sax
Eric Wyatt - tenor sax
Peter Bernstein - guitar
Stephen Scott - piano/keyboards
Monty Alexander - piano/ fender rhodes
Tadataka Unno - piano
John F. Adams - fender rhodes/organ/bkgd vc
Buster Williams - bass
Tom Barney - bass
Al Foster - drums
Steve Jordan - drums
Ronnie Burrage - drums
Victor See Yuen - percussion
Sammy Figueroa - congas
Mala Waldron - background vocals
Angela Workman - background vocals

Track Listing

  1. Mission Statement
  2. Nana - D
  3. A House Is Not A Home
  4. Mysticancients
  5. InIt But Not Of It
  6. Sonny Says
  7. Sista Gemini
  8. T.U.B.C.
  9. Been Down This Road Before
  10. Until We Meet Again

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