Other 2009/2010 Releases

Truth in The Abstract Blues the avant blues album — Fabrizio Spera (percussion), Mike Cooper (vocals, guitar & electronics) and Leila Adu (vocals, piano & jew’s harp) — is OUT NOW on Tracce/Rai Trade
-2— To buy & for more info click here for Cargo Records
— in italiano Goodfellas newsletter & mailorder

New full-length, solo album for Italian based label Tracce/Rai Trade, whose recent releases inclucde Robert Wyatt, Anthony Braxton, Matthew Shipp, William Parker, to be released in 2010.

‘Cherry Pie’ released on The Orchestra Pit’s first compilation CD.


SEP09 Isole Che Parlano Review, L’Unione Sarda Newspaper in Italiano, Sardinia, Italy

JUN09 Live Show Review, URB ALT 2009 Festival launch blog, Brooklyn

MAY09 Live Gig with Sleepy Sun @ Sinister Noise Club, Rome, Italy — Live Gig Review with Videos

JUN09 Komakino Zine — Cherry Pie CD Review, Italy

APR09 NZ Musician Magazine — Ex Pat Files, interviewed by Richard Thorne

NYC & London Live Shots

Brick Lane, London

Brick Lane, London

Rescue Cat’s CD Launch Party with Leila Adu, The Laurel Collective, Joy Joseph & The Dallas Guild/Alex Morris
@ 93 ft East, Brick Lane, London

6 July 09
Urb Alt 2009 Festival Launch Party
@ Public Assembly, Brooklyn, New York

20 June 09

Urb Alt 2009 Festival ~ Brooklyn, New York

URB ALT 2009 Festival

URB ALT 2009 Festival — New York City
20-27 June 2009

Urb Alt Festival 2009 - Launch Night Flyer

Urb Alt Festival 2009 - Launch Night Flyer

Opening Launch 09

Saturday 6/20/09

Public Assembly – Live Music, Live Art and Video Projections
70 North 6th Street Brooklyn, NY.
California King – New York
Shanti Om – Atlanta
Amanda Ray – New York
Waberi Jordan – Los Angeles
Leila Adu – Rome
Brandee Younger – New York
Stoni Taylor – Atlanta
MuthaWit Orchestra – New York/Atlanta
Tim Fielder (video projections) – New York

Wednesday 6/24/09

Harlem School of the Arts – Exhibit, Visual/Music Workshop and Live Music

BAMcafe – Live Music and Video Projection
30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Friday 6/26/09

Saturday 6/27/09

Urb Alt Festival 2009

Urb Alt Festival 2009

1)Oh My Goodness -Portland
2)Otto Fischer – London by way of Nigeria
3)Mama Moon – Washington, DC
4)MuthaWit Orchestra and special guests, incl. Leila Adu