New Context

New Context (N/A)

New Context is a groove-forward jazz project that was born from the ashes of a former hip hop band. Exploring complex arrangements, the Chi-based four-piece posts up on the corner between ’70s fusion and Soulquarians-era backbeats, drawing inspiration from torchbearers like the Robert Glasper Experiment and Christian Scott. The unit is led by drummer Ryan Lehrman and features MC Brandon King.

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Alto Sax, Flute: Simon Dufour
Piano, Rhodes, Organ, Moog: Doug Ferdinand
Electric and Upright Bass: Jackson Kidder
MC: Brandon King
Drums, Percussion, Guitar, Production, Mixing and Mastering: Ryan Lehrman AKA Benya Vya

Track Listing

  1. 1. Intro
  2. 2. Iced Coffee
  3. 3. Ferdinand & Isabella
  4. 4. Progression (Parts 1, 2, & 3) (feat. Brandon King)
  5. 5. Hurricane (feat. Taaj Martiel and Brandon King)
  6. 6. Storm Your Name (Outro)
  7. 7. Take You Introlude
  8. 8. Take You Somewhere (feat. Brandon King)

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