Alan Evans' label, Vintage League Music, shares the latest single from BT ALC Big Band, marking the group's first release on the imprint, with a full album promised later this year. With 18 musicians credited to the track, "Bring Forth Change" was amazingly captured completely remotely in the midst of the current global pandemic.
Check out "Bring Forth Change," featuring vocals by Nigel Hall now: smarturl.it/bringforthchange-vlm.
In addition to Hall, "Bring Forth Change" also features Hall's Lettuce bandmate, Eric "Benny" Bloom on trumpet, and Evans held it down on drums for the track.
"The idea to record 'Bring Forth Change' was put in motion after Brian Thomas, Alex Lee-Clark and I were chatting about the possibilities of remotely tracking for an 18-piece band under the current social distancing protocol we are all following," Evans shared with Relix Magazine regarding the process. "They agreed that enough band members had the technological capabilities to get the job done. It’s always amazing being able to work with these amazing musicians and the addition of Nigel Hall & Eric Bloom from Lettuce was the icing on the cake!"
More About BT ALC Big Band:
Since the group's formation in 2011, BT ALC Big Band, fronted by trumpeter Alex “ALC” Lee-Clark and trombonist Brian “BT” Thomas, has gained a reputation for hard grooving original compositions featuring the most talented jazz and funk musicians in Boston, MA. BT ALC Big Band draws from the big band traditions of Duke Ellington and Count Basie than infuses music from funk legends like James Brown, Parliament-Funkadelic, and The Meters, creating an undeniably unique sound dubbed Big Band Funk.