John-Carlos Perea First Dance Aerep Music 2001
What do a Mescalero Apache electric bassist, a Michoacan-Mexican percussionist, a Chicano guitarist, a Nicaraguan-Jewish drummer, and French-Iranian, Argentine and Chinese-American saxophonists have in common with John Coltrane and Jim Pepper?
The answer comes in the form of John-Carlos Perea's First Dance. Perea--who plays fretted and unfretted electric bass--produced the CD and composed all but one of its cuts. First Dance is a testament to, and a statement of, Perea's identity as a modern urban Indian and his love of Coltrane's and Pepper's ...read more