TAB’s Natalie Cressman Brings Members of Snarky Puppy, Santana, & More To Brooklyn Comes Alive 2016 [Audio]

first_imgThe second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive was a dreamy success, bringing together dozens of musicians to play in once-in-a-lifetime rotations. Taking over three venues in the heart of Williamsburg, the day-long event will surely go down in the books as one of the more unique of its kind. Of the many highlights was the super group that Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) put together for an evening set at the Brooklyn Bowl.Playing music from all over the world, the trombonist/composer/vocalist brought together drummer Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power),  guitarist Will Bernard (Stanton Moore Trio), tenor saxophonist/flutist Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy), bassist Benny Rietveld (Santana), keyboardist Samora Pinderhughs (Emily King, Branford Marsalis), and percussionist Danny Sadownick. To add to the surprises, Louis Cato (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and Elise Testone also joined in to contribute their luminary talents.Enjoy Natalie Cressman’s 2016 set below, which features covers of Peter Apfelbaum, Herbie Hancock, Gladys Knight & The Pips, and so much more.Natalie Cressman & Friends | Brooklyn Comes Alive | 10/22/16:Natalie Cressman is on the 2017 Brooklyn Comes Alive lineup. As the festival continues to roll out their band configurations, we will soon learn what Natalie “Chainsaw” Cressman has in store.The 2017 Brooklyn Comes Alive lineup features members of Umphrey’s McGee, moe., The Disco Biscuits, The String Cheese Incident, Trey Anastasio Band, and so many more. Iconic legends, such as John Scofield, George Porter Jr., Cyril Neville, DJ Premier, Johnny Vidacovich, and Henry Butler, will join members of nationally touring bands, such as GRAMMY-winners Snarky Puppy, The Meters, Primus, Soulive, Lettuce, The Motet, Lotus, Railroad Earth, The Infamous Stringdusters,Yonder Mountain String Band, The Russ Liquid Test, SunSquabi, Pendulum, Destroid, The Crystal Method, Midnight North, Aqueous, Kung Fu, Electric Beethoven, and more.***Tickets Are On Sale Now!***[Recorded, edited, mixed and mastered by Eric McRoberts]last_img read more

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