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Mellotron Variations

A live concert album and film of original musical compositions for Mellotron -- written, arranged and performed by Pat Sansone, John Medeski, Jonathan Kirkscey and Robby Grant.

FILM

Coming in 2019.

The concert film documents the all-mellotron performance in April 2018 at Crosstown Arts.

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REcord

Recorded live and featuring all original compositions. Release date is July 26th, 2019 on Spaceflight Records.

Trailer: Mellotron Variations Film  

Full concert film coming Summer 2019

Musicians

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John Medeski is an American jazz keyboard player and composer. Medeski is a veteran of New York’s 1990s avant-garde jazz scene and is a member of Medeski Martin & Wood. His most recent project, Mad Skillet, released their debut album in November 2018.

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Pat Sansone is a producer and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, keyboard, percussion, harpsichord) from the bands Wilco and The Autumn Defense.

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Jonathan Kirkscey is a composer, cellist, and producer who performs with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Mouserocket, and is a co-founder of Blueshift Ensemble, a contemporary classical chamber ensemble. As a film composer, Jonathan has scored several award-winning documentaries, including Best of Enemies, directed by Morgan Neville, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January 2018.

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Robby Grant is a songwriter, performer, and producer who has recorded and released records for the past 15 years under both his name and the moniker Vending Machine. In the 1990s, he co-fronted and toured the country with Big Ass Truck. He’s a past member of the experimental group >mancontrol< and currently plays with the garage-pop group Mouserocket.


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Duets for Mellotron

This album by Jonathan Kirkscey and Robby Grant was released in 2016 and is available digitally and on vinyl.

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