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Wakeupsidedowntown

by Mike Delledera Band

An explosive fusion of 21st- century-americana-blues-jazz-funk-driven-rock-n-roll.
Genre: Rock: Rock & Roll
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1. Silver Ruby Diamond Blues
3:10 $1.49
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2. Sugar Face
5:03 $1.49
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3. Gypsy Soul
4:01 $1.49
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4. Bounce
3:47 $1.49
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5. Zen
3:23 $1.49
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6. Main Street USA
8:29 $1.49
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7. Can't Stop Rockin'
4:08 $1.49
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8. Broken Angel
4:49 $1.49
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9. The Music Echoes On
3:44 $1.49
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Featuring an alchemy of gritty guitars, gospel organ, powerful drums, and creative songwriting, the Mike Delledera Band can best be described as an explosive fusion of 21st century-americana-blues-jazz-funk-driven-rock-n-roll.

WakeUpSideDowntown is an album written by guitarist/songwriter Mike Delledera, backed by some of New York City’s most talented jazz and rock musicians. Song after song, jam after jam, Mike’s diverse compositions invite the listener to experience the band’s festive-urban-sonic-engine.

Mike Delledera is a native of Syracuse, NY and currently lives in Brooklyn. He studied jazz/classical guitar and jazz arranging at Ithaca College, and is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta with a BA in Music Industry. Upon moving to NYC, Mike studied rock guitar and composition with Carlos Alomar (guitarist/collaborator with John Lennon, David Bowie, and Iggy Pop). Mike has shared the stage with platinum selling band Rusted Root as well as fellow jammers Tea Leaf Green, Ra Ra Riot, DJ Logic, and many more amazing musicians throughout his career.


WakeUpSideDowntown

Executive Producer: Mike Delledera
Produced by Mike Delledera
All songs written by Mike Delledera
Horn and string arrangements by Rob Greenfield and Mike Delledera
All songs recorded at Shelter Island Sound, New York, NY, engineered by Steve Addabbo
Additional recording at Feel Music Studios, Brooklyn, NY, engineered by Chris Pummill
Additional recording in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA, engineered by Marko Zecevic
All songs mixed by Brian Crowe and Mike Delledera at [the end], Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
All songs mastered by Roman Vail at Joe Lambert Mastering, Brooklyn, NY
Album artwork by Mike Forester Design Photography by Hannah Sherman Photography

Mike Delledera (guitars, vocals)
Matthew Feick (drums, percussion)
Brad Whiteley (piano, organ)
Joseph Wallace (bass)

Additional musicians:
CX (rap on Main Street USA)
Michael Kammers (tenor saxophone)
Kathleen Doran (trumpet)
Tomoko Omura (violin)
Isabel Castellvi (cello)
Thomas Bryan Eaton (pedal steel guitar)
Moriah Simpson Black (harmonica)
Laura V. Bustillos (harmonica)
Amy Regan (background vocals)
Rosie Lazroe (background vocals)
Regi Ransdell (background vocals)

We would like to send a HUGE, GIGANTIC THANK YOU to all our Kickstarter supporters! We’re eternally grateful for your kindness and generosity. We wish you much Love and Music (and many rewards) in return! Thank you to all our families, friends, fans, Shelter Island Sound, Feel Music Studios, [the end], Relix Magazine, Furthur, Eric Krasno, Mike Forester, Hannah Sherman, Ivy Music School students/parents, all our music teachers (and all teachers/professors), and New York Insight. Thank you to everyone who believes in the power of music to create unity, compassion, awareness, and a kind- er world for us to live free and celebrate life.

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Kurt Witteman

Awesome Jam Music
Great Jam music from this upcoming artist. The songs are fun and bluesy, a great combination that any fan of Jam music will absolutely love. Highly recommend for fans of Phish and Tom Petty.
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Sam Ashmore

JAMMIN'
Mike Delledera does it again with a great/groovy album composed of spot-on vocals, bluesy guitar riffs and an overall fun vibe. A great achievement from this band, definitely check out this album!
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Rachel

Americana pop at its finest
Infused with crunchy guitars, punchy drum beats, clever lyrics, and bluesy organ sounds, "Wakeupsidedowntown" by Mike Delledera also offers a classic Americana sound and is an album not to be missed. What stands out is the energy and authenticity that the band creates in these nine songs. A must have if you like Tom Petty and Phish!
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John Semones

Great Jam Band!
Mike is an amazing artist with smooth vocals, and the band that stands at his side offer amazing instrumentals. Their a great NYC jam band that is bringing back the genre that our parents grew up with and loved!
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