MP3 The Carnivaleros - Lost In the Graveyard
Eastern European motifs melded with American Roots and a World feel with lively accordion and swampy guitar work
12 MP3 Songs
FOLK: Modern Folk, ROCK: Americana
Lost In the Graveyard is the second CD from this brazen ensemble. With this new work, bandleader Gary Mackender has created an album true to his roots, delving into his midwestern heritage while absorbing the atmosphere of the southwest where he''s lived for the last fifteen years. Mackender has penned nine new songs here along with his original take of two covers and a Mitzi Cowell original.
Along with Mackender on accordion, drums, vocals, vibes and mandolin "Lost In the Graveyard" features Mitzi Cowell on guitar, banjo and vocals, Marx Loeb on drums, Carla Brownlee on sax and Chris Giambelluca on bass. Special guests include Catherine Zavala on mandolin, vocals and mandowrinch and Tony Rosano on sousaphone. The recording took place at Tucson''s infamous Wavelab studio known for recording the likes of Calexico, Luca, Neko Case, John Doe and Richard Buckner.