The Embodying Rhythm Marimba Ensemble is excited to announce their debut full length album, “Music For Everyday Life,” released on 15 December 2018. The album features 13 tracks, ten original compositions by David Alderdice, one original compositions by Matt Drbohlav, along with two traditional tunes, one from Zimbabwe and one from South Africa. In addition to the 4 1/2 octave family of wooden marimbas, the music on this fun, groovy, polyphonic and multi-dimensional album also features the sounds of mandolin, trumpet, melodica, flute, drumset, percussion, cajon, steelpan, glockenspiel, bass clarinet, didgeridoo, tenor and bari saxophones, trombone, voice, and more percussion. The band includes Arlyn Alderdice, David Alderdice, Daniel Be, Jeannette Carey, Matt Drbohlav, Rebecca Drbohlav, Dylan Fixmer, and Jen Sanborn.
The physical CD & digital download are available on CD Baby. The digital download is available on iTunes, Amazon and other such online music retailers as well as on Spotify. The physical CD is also available at several local NFV businesses: the Cirque, Root & Vine, and North Fork Family Dentistry.
Music for Everyday Life
All tracks composed by David Alderdice & arranged by David Alderdice with the Embodying Rhythm Marimba Ensemble except track 3 traditional; track 4 composed -David & Arlyn Alderdice; track 5 traditional & arranged -Stephen Golovin; track 7 composed -Matt Drbohlov & arranged -David Alderdice.
Cover art: Jen Sanborn. Band photos: Devon Meyers. CD layout: Arlyn Alderdice with Samara Taylor & David Alderdice. Recorded & mixed at db sound studio. Engineered by Daniel Be. Produced by David Alderdice. Mastered by April Golden at Golden Mastering. All tracks were recorded live in a small home studio in Hotchkiss, CO, except for a few instruments that were recorded later due to sonic & physical space constraints.
“Nice work on the record David and Embodying Rhythm! Great to hear your own voice coming out of those mountains on the marimbas and horns and voices and more, and thank you for the pro music quality. Keep it up! And thanks for the acknowledgement in your credits. Peace and good music to y’all”~~ Peter Swing via Facebook