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Short Ride in a Fast Machine

by Perhaps Contraption

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We love John Adams, so we tried to do a version of his masterpiece for orchestra - Short Ride in a Fast Machine


released February 15, 2022
Written by John Adams

Arranged by Jin Theriault

Video created by Mickey Bones

Performed by:

Catherine Ring - percussion, voice
Christo Squier - flute, voice
Ed Ashby - tuba
Iain Mcdonald - tuba
Jin Theriault - soprano sax, tenor sax, piccolo
Letty Stott - french horn, voice
Mickey Bones - trombone, voice
Riccardo Castellani - drums
Steph Legg - tenor sax, voice
Yusuf Narcin - bass trombone, voice

Drums recorded by Evie Clark-Yospa at Premises Studios, London, 23rd February 2021.
Other bits recorded at our little home studios, all over London, during lockdown 2021

Mixed and mastered by Guillaume Robertson, Super Symmetry Studios, London, Autumn 2021

Thanks so much to Reinfected.me who made the awesome artwork


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