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(free) 07:05


released October 3, 2011

Josh Smith rapped a lot.
Emma Daniels and Natasha Yeracaris sang beautifully.
Gabe Gordon played grand piano, Hammond B3 organ,
Wurlitzer, Clav and Rhodes.
Jared Paul played guitar.
Louis Russo played bass.
Nate "Moonshine" Mondschein played drums.
Donovan Arthen played tambourine and congas.
Myles Potters played trumpet.
Will Monson played alto sax.
Spencer Hattendorf played tenor sax.

All songs written and recorded by Josh Smith & The Concert G’s for Trust In The Track (ASCAP). The song "Caught" was originally written by Michelle Macedo (www.michellemacedomusic.com) and Kush Mody, then reinterpreted by The Concert G's.

This record was produced by Jerry Marotta. All sessions were engineered by Matthew Cullen and Adam Armstrong at Dreamland Recording in Hurley, NY and Dirt Floor Recording in Chester, CT. The album was mixed by Matthew Cullen at Dreamland. Chris Athens mastered it at Sterling Sound in New York, NY.

Cover art by Matt Kalish.
Photo by Lindsay Keys.

Special thanks to Mike Rosen (www.thenewconfusion.com), Danny Fox-Moles, Brennan Lee Mulligan, Kevin Smith & Kali Rosenblum, Eric Lichter, Jerry Marotta, everyone at Dreamland, and everyone else who helped us along the way.



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Josh the Word Brooklyn, New York

Josh the Word (Smith) is an emcee who grew up in Woodstock, NY, finding his song somewhere between the fiery swells of the funk era and the powerful lyricism of Minnesota underground hip-hop. He enjoys fat horn lines, hard snares over acoustic guitars, and favors a good house party to a dance club any day. Currently based in Brooklyn, he performs live with his band, The Riot Act. ... more

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Track Name: B-Boy Nocturne
Concert G's. 11 strong. Power in numbers.
Track Name: Summertime
"With my people!"
Track Name: Reach
This one speaks for itself.
Track Name: Honeycomb
Honeycomb, honeycomb.
Track Name: Caught (Macedo Rework)
This one is our heart. Thanks to Nate, Kush, and Michelle for bringing it into our lives. Family first. We will not give up.