Before you put the needle on this record you are struck with the power of music. Charlie Wooton: A Lafayette LA native with strong New Orleans roots and touring credentials with Royal Southern Brotherhood, The New Orleans Suspects, and more. Rafael Pereira, São Paulo native who brings his rich understanding of Brazilian rhythm to Janelle Monae and many others. Two different stories, one root. Zabaduo is the start of their collaborative groove and an introduction to the band Zabadodat, with Daniel Groover and Laura Reed. The first record is ready for release on April 22, and it's a required primer for this ongoing project. Just a few notes in and Charlie's evocative bass moves you to FEEL the story of the south, as Rafa connects the dots to connect the cultures. Like a big pot of Gumbo AND Feijoada - a beautiful exploration of a common human thread, both longing and loving. Start here to stay up on Tribo news.
released April 22, 2016
Percussion by Rafael Pereira (Cooperman Pandeiros, Pearl Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, Innovative Percussion sticks)
Bass by Charlie Wooton (Hartke Amps, DR Strings, MAD Professor pedals)
Special Guests: Laura Reed on Vocals (3,7). Daniel Groover on Guitar (3).
Recorded and Mixed at Tribo Records by Spencer Willis
Mastering by Martina Albano at COS Mastering
Artwork by Christopher Willis - Made in Atlanta, GA
Charlie’s Thanks: Traci Wooton, Kim Stone
Rafa’s Thanks: My Wife, Family and friend who constantly support our music