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Alan Goldsher


  1. 1.
    Z's Jam
  2. 2.
    The Pocket
  3. 3.
    La Poche
  4. 4.
    Red Clay
  5. 5.
    Grace the Place, Trace the Bass
Are they electronica? Jazz? Funk? Lounge? EDM? Who knows, but whatever you call them, Alan Goldsher’s debut albums are undeniably in the pocket.
On The Pocket and The Other Pocket, the Chicago-based bassist/producer delivers 30 tunes filled with mix-and-match grooves, the primary commonality being that every composition, every measure, every note is the component of a sick beat, whether that beat is old school hip-hop, dirty dubstep, warp speed drum-and-bass, or greasy soul/jazz.
Highlights from The Pocket include the funked-up title cut, the rock-tinged “Z’s Jam,” and the dubstep/disco tribute to President Barack Obama, “Strawberry Letter 44. "The Other Pocket features the trip-hop jam “D-Minor: The Saddest of All Keys,” the Drake-inspired “Red Sauce,” and covers of classics by Roy Ayers, Weather Report, and the Crusaders.
Alan has performed and/or recorded with Janet Jackson, Questlove, Digable Planets, Cypress Hill, and Naughty By Nature. An acclaimed author, he's published 15 books, among them studies of Art Blakey, Dave Brubeck, and Modest Mouse.
Released by NYC-based label SoundEvolution Music, both albums are available for streaming and download across all major music platforms.
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