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USONIC is an all out world fusion band founded by Percussionist / Drummer Miles Bould and Bass / Guitarist Scott Firth Prior to this project both Miles and Scott were in a fusion band called PEOPLESPEAK. This band wrote and played a track on the STEPS AHEAD album YIN YANG. Their track “AGITATE the GRAVEL “ was described as “ BEST CUT ON THE ALBUM “ Miles and Scott have also toured, worked in the studio or written with : Steps Ahead, Sting, Robert Palmer, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Beyonce, Joan Armatrading, Level 42, Billy Ocean. The Spice Girls, Melanie C, Morcheeba, Steve Winwood among others.
Both Miles and Scott have worked passionately for the last 3 yrs putting the USONIC album EVOLUTION “ together”. They have also brought into the project Scott Kinsey (Keyboards), Scott Henderson (Guitars), Nigel Hithcock (Saxes), Robert Mitchell (Keyboards), Marc Guillermont (Guitars / Keyboards / Samples) Spencer Cozens (Keyboards) Luke Smith (Rhodes) Simon Edwards (Sintir) Yolanda Charles (Bass) Tim Stone (Guitar)
MOBO award nominated 2011- jazz cat
The dynamic and vibrant sounds of modern Jazz fused with African groove and influences from around the world.
Miles Bould and Scott Firth have worked alongside and toured with many diverse talents including Sting, Robert Palmer, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Beyonce, Joan Armatrading, Level 42, Billy Ocean, Melanie C, Morcheeba, Steve Winwood amongst others.
Earlier compositions by Miles and Scott have been covered by Mike Mainieri's Steps Ahead and used for Film and Television both in Europe and The United States.
Miles and Scott have worked passionately for the last 3 years putting the Usonic album "EVOLUTION" together and have worked tirelessly in achieving an expressive and cohesive album. Including performances from world renowned Guitarist Scott Henderson and Keyboardist Scott Kinsey from Tribal Tech, the album Evolution encompasses some of the Europe's finest talent: Nigel Hitchcock (Saxes) Marc Guillermont (Guitars/Keyboards/Samples) Robert Mitchell (Keyboards) Spencer Cozens (Keyboards) Luke Smith (Rhodes) Simon Edwards (Sintir) Yolanda Charles (Bass) and Tim Stone (Guitar).
An album with it's main focus on strong melody, inspired soloing and most important of all groove, this is an album not to missed and will please the most ardent admirer of Jazz Fusion.
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