||Toubab Krewe CD (2006) |
Drew Heller music CDs Blending Malian, American and "Dirty South" influences into a sound all its own, Toubab Krewe "has set a new standard for fusions of rock 'n' roll and West African music," says Banning Eyre at Afropop Worldwide.
Members of the group developed their unique sound over the course of numerous extended trips to West Africa, where they immersed themselves in the local culture and studied and performed with musicians such as Lamine Soumano, Vieux Kante, Madou Dembele and Koungbanan Conde.
The magnetic instrumental quintet formed in early 2005 and has attracted a diverse and devoted national following, captivating crowds everywhere from the Bonnaroo and High Sierra music festivals to the Blue Note and the John ...
||TK2 CD (2011) |
Drew Heller CD discography Recording information: Echo Mountain, Asheville, NC.
Photographer: David Suskind.
Personnel: Drew Heller (guitar, acoustic guitar, acoustic 12-string guitar, electric guitar, slide guitar, fiddle, piano, organ, Theremin); Justin Perkins (electric guitar, kora, percussion); David Pransky (electric guitar, acoustic bass, electric bass); Teal Brown (drums, bass drum, snare drum, congas); Luke Quaranta (congas, djembe, tambourine, triangle).
Audio Mixers: Adam Johnson; Steven Heller.
||Live at the Orange Peel CD (2009) |
Drew Heller albums Recording information: The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC (12/30/2007/12/31/2007).
Personnel: Umar Bin Hassan (spoken vocals); Justin Perkins (guitar, kora); Drew Heller (guitar); Rayna Gellert (fiddle); David Pransky (bass instrument, bass guitar); Teal Brown (drums); Luke Quaranta (percussion).
||Awkward Buildings CD (2006)
Drew Heller discography Arranger: J Dimenna.
Personnel: J Dimenna (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, xylophone); J Dimenna (guitar, percussion); Drew Heller (guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, keyboards); Keith "Touch" Saunders (guitar, xylophone, percussion); Joshua Kessler (guitar, percussion); Tyler Ramsey (keyboards); Bill Airey Smith, Ethan Eubanks (drums); Robert Moog (ring modulator, Theremin); Meredith DiMenna, Emily Zuzik (background vocals).
Recording information: Bushwick Studio, Brooklyn, NY; Upstream Productions, Asheville, NC.