CoCo definitely stirs it up on this project by putting together three bands, and tapping all of her musical influences from West Africa to the Americas, and standard jazz to spoken word and rap.
Who's on What?
On How High the Moon, On a Clear Day, Peace, Round Midnight,
Spain, The Girl from Ipanema, and What a Difference a Day Made
are some of our favorites from South Central PA: Mark Huber
(keys), Dave Sheaffer (bass), and Dave Santana (drums).
On Summer Breezin' are Steve Varner (bass) and George
Johnson, Jr. (drums) both based in the NY/NJ area, Marty
Mellinger (keys) out of Reading, PA, and Marion CoCo Coleman on
Look Inside Yourself is played by Steve Varner (bass), Marty
Mellinger (keys), and George Johnson, Jr. (drums), and features Rap
Lyricist, Tyrell "Teetos" Hoff who hails from the Maryland area.
On No Regrets, we have Marty Mellinger (keys) Steve Varner (bass),
and Marion CoCo Coleman on drum tracks.
On East Wind is, Abdoulaye Diallo (lead djembe drum), a Master
Drummer from Mali, W. Africa who is based in NY, Gerri McCritty
(dum dum drums), originally from Liberia, W. Africa, and Bruce
Payne (djembe) also from South Central PA.