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Rasa Rasa members Kenny Wollesen, Dalius Naujo, Jonathon Haffner and Sean Francis Conway present the ancient polyphonic vocal music of Lithuania using a mix of ensembles, reviving the infectious grooves and ancient vocal rounds, aided by new instruments devised by Wollesen.

Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo
Rasa Rasa

Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo: Rasa Rasa (Tzadik)

Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

"For their first Tzadik release Rasa Rasa members Kenny Wollesen, Dalius Naujo, Jonathon Haffner and Sean Francis Conway have arranged the ancient polyphonic vocal music of Lithuania using a variety of ensembles and the result is an entirely new musical world. Charming, infective grooves, imaginative arrange- ments and ancient vocal rounds featuring six Lithuanian singers, brand new Wollesonic instruments and Neapolitian poet Giuseppe Zevola blend together in this fabulous new project."-Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397400523

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-4005
Squidco Product Code: 19841

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack - 3 panel
Recorded February 9 & 17, 2014 and mixed by Marc Urselli at EastSide Sound, NYC.


Doug Wieselman-Tenor Saxophone, Guitar

Kenny Wollesen-Wollesonics, Percussion, Bass Drum

Sean Francis Conway-Trumpet, Wollesonics, Piano

Laima Griciute-Cosmic Manager

Jonathon Haffner-Alto Saxophone, Guitar

Michael Irwin-Trumpet

Lana Is-Voice

Aaron Keane-Bass

Tim Kieper-Percussion, Wollesonics

Kriste Krupovisovaite-Voice

Milda Lau ikaite-Voice, Wollesonics

Panagiotis Mavridis-Panaphone

Dalius Naujo-Drums, Wollesonics, Percussion

Eivind Opsvik-Bass

ivile Rim aite-Voice

Lina Saveikyte-Voice

Agota Zdanaviciute-Voice

Dorote Zdanaviciute-Voice

Giuseppe Zevola-Voice

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Track Listing:

1. Kadu Buva 4:10

2. Rasele 2:55

3. I Love My Friends 3:07

4. I Love My Mom 3:55

5. Dobilio 4:40

6. Liepa 2:51

7. Ti Ti Ti 3:10

8. Paisecia 3:43

9. Uosile 3:44

10. Augo Putins 2:27

11. Einu 6:22

12. Miezelis 3:35