Cuban bassist, Ernesto Hermida, contributed his talent to Project Eléctrico while we were in Havana.
Degnis Bofill delivered a FABULOUS Percussionist performance in Havana. His rhythms are captivating and he was not done! Degnis joins me with his singing on the journey of Project Eléctrico.
The new Veneto West studio in Pine Mountain Club, California. Photo by Ronan Chris Murphy
“Project Electrico is no longer about a ‘sound’ we are going for, but a spirit. Project Electrico is a reflection of all the people, places and life events that have molded the art.” – Ronan Chris Murphy
Kathleen is with me at the new studio in the mountains and we are working on some of the more moody / ambient tracks from Project Electrico. In some ways this feels a little funny after working on some of the high energy world party tracks, but PE has evolved into its own beast. It started with KB and I taking some of the pop tunes that she had written with Arthur and adding a bit of world music twist to them, but as the project as evolved, in scope and time and geography the project has taken on its own spirit.
Soulful and intimate, Drea’s voice invites the listener on an expressive emotional journey. With a combination of rich gritty lines dotted with scat and smoky melismas, and a spunky interactive persona, Drea delivers a fabulously immersive listening experience.
Arnold Ludvig, born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, is an award winning bass virtuoso known for his melodic, unique, versatile playing on the fretless bass and superb slap bass technique on his Fender Jazz bass. He started playing bass at the tender age of 12, with the band, Plúmm.
Per is a drummer, percussionist extraordinar, professional musician from the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic. He’s a highly-skilled, diverse musician with proficiency in Jazz to Metal. Per’s deep commitment to the art of music is apparent in his Bendar Spónir progressive record.