We all like Rick Braun as crooner of jazz standards on Sings With Strings (2011) and Swingin’ In The Snow (2012). But what we really love is Rick Braun, the funky trumpet player known by Night Walk and Beat Street. Rick Braun has heard our request and returns with Can You Feel It (2014).
Rick comments꞉ “It’s a return to the sound and style of Beat Street, which essentially was a tribute to my years playing in War. I took out all of the sequencing with one exception and made the record like a garage band using great live players. It was a lot of fun making the record. It’s energetic and earthy. We hit it hard—kind of like Tower of Power—capturing the energetic, funky horn band sound. I wanted lots of horn section parts on the album.”
Below you find the list of 21 (!) musicians joining Rick…
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