Bruce Hornsby Signs With 429 Records & Readies the Release of "BRUCE HORNSBY AND THE NOISEMAKERS: BRIDE OF THE NOISEMAKERS"
Live Set w/ Bonus Tracks Available May 2nd at Amazon - MP3 as $3.99 "Daily Deal"
Also available as a 2CD set - Free Download of Exclusive Track "Mandolin Rain"
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 13, 2011 -- Legendary Grammy winning singer-songwriter Bruce Hornsby has signed with 429 Records and is readying the release of "BRIDE OF THE NOISEMAKERS"—A 2CD collection of 25 handpicked songs chosen from throughout his multifaceted 20 year career. "BRIDE OF THE NOISEMAKERS" was recorded live on tour in various venues between 2007 and 2009. The live settings effectively capture the spirit of spontaneous creativity that Bruce and the band are renowned for. For Hornsby the magic of a live performance is paramount in his search for the perfect musical moment---particularly in conjunction with The Noisemakers where he seamlessly combines elements of rock, jazz, R&B and modern classical to create a distinctive style. The epitome of a musical family, The Noisemakers consists of bassist J.V. Collier (who has played with Hornsby 17 years), keyboardist/organist John "JT" Thomas (21 years), reed player Bobby Read (18 years), guitarist/mandolin player Doug Derryberry (13 years) and drummer Sonny Emory (nine years). "BRUCE HORNSBY AND THE NOISEMAKERS: BRIDE OF THE NOISEMAKERS" will be available at Amazon.com onMay 2nd as a $3.99 "Daily Deal". Digital versions of the album at Amazon.com include exclusive bonus tracks. In addition, Amazon will offer a free download of the exclusive track "Mandolin Rain." Amazon will continue to sell digital and physical CD copies exclusively for the next four weeks. "BRIDE OF THE NOISEMAKERS" will be available everywhere on June 7. "Shadow Hand" will be the first single promoted to radio. Hornsby will be on tour in the U.S. throughout the spring and summer including a performance at Bonnaroo on June 12.
"In the spirit of musical evolution, I'm always trying to keep my band on their toes," Hornsby says. "I can be a slow learner, and sometimes it takes me a while to arrive at the most soulful way to play and sing one of my songs, or anyone's song for that matter. Our approach to playing allows songs to grow, evolve and change through the years, and this second live album documents where that improvisatory mindset has led us up to this point."
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429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a Grammy Award winning and chart topping independent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. The Savoy Label Group is led by Steve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA.
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