Makaya McCraven - Where We Come From. LP

Taken from live improvisation to live sampling & recomposition to border-defying beat collage - a new jazz mixtape tells a many splendored tap of Trans-Atlantic collaboration in constant cadence.

Black 12" vinyl LP packaged in heavyweight matte jacket, with printed insert, obi strip & 2-sided IARC-TRC patterned inner sleeve.

Recorded live at Total Refreshment Centre 18 & 19 October 2017 (CHICAGOxLONDON).

Live recordings mixed at Total Refreshment Studios 20 & 21 October 2017.

Remixed live at Total Refreshment Centre 22 October 2017 (FRESH ROASTED: Live Beat-Making & Battle).

Performed by

  • Makaya McCraven - drums;
  • Soweto Kinch - saxophone, voice;
  • Theon Cross - tuba;
  • Joe Armon-Jones - Rhodes piano;
  • Nubya Garcia - saxophone;
  • Kamaal Williams - keys.

Remix Production & Additional Overdubs by LeFtO; Don Leisure & Earl Jeffers (Darkhouse Family); Ben LaMar Gay; Emma-Jean Thackray; Quiet Dawn; Lexus Blondin.

Mixtape Production by Makaya McCraven
Recorded & Mixed by Dave Vettraino & David Allen
Recording Assisted by Matteo Musetti
Edited by Makaya McCraven
Mastered by David Allen
Photography by Fabrice Bourgelle
Design by Raimund Wong
Associate Production by Alejandro Ayala, Tina Edwards & Lexus Blondin
Executive Production by Scott McNiece