AS IS is kicking off their summer tour this year in support of their highly anticipated CD release, Here’s to Life, later this summer. Recorded in NYC with Grammy-nominated producer, James McKinney, the album blends the duo’s signature intimacy with the talents of many special guest artists including drummer, Marcus Baylor; acclaimed saxophonist, David Binney; harmonica virtuoso, Gregoire Maret; bassist Rashaan Carter, Latin percussionist Alejandro Lucini, vocalists Christie Dashiel and Carl “Kokayi” Walker, and members of the Kennedy Center orchestra

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“Stacey & Alan make music for all the right reasons: the art (witness their individual talents), each other, and their fellow humans (profits support Lyme disease research) – making this meditative work one of the finest of its kind.” – The Akademia, August 2015

“A Love Like Ours is nothing short of enchanting… The album’s fourteen-song lineup could have easily appeared on a Streisand, Michael Buble, Tony Bennett or Natalie Cole CD. None of these performers could have delivered a more dynamic release.” – All About Jazz, August 2015

“…there’s something hauntingly beautiful when you remove all of the exterior strings from a song, and you just have a single instrument and a voice like this…” —Jay Daniels, Radio Host, Simply Timeless - WRGG-FM (NPR affiliate)

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