Party Dog EP

by YamaYama

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"Infectious grooves you can't sit still to...Music for the mind, body, and soul."

- Dave Friedlander
Recording engineer for Prince, Pink Martini, George Clinton and more

"...dynamic, thoughtful and grooving in a dozen different ways."

- S. Victor Aaron
Something Else! Reviews

"Terrific playing... Each guy weighing in with a strong personal voice... Five excellent, unique, impressive compositions."

- Fred Sturm
Downbeat Award-winning and Grammy-nominated composer, arranger, and pedagogue


released September 8, 2012

Scott Mitchell - saxophone
Dario LaPoma - keyboards
Milo Fultz - bass
Merlin Showalter - drums and percussion

Recorded on March 19th, 2012 at Jackpot! Studios, Portland, OR
Engineered by Matt Greco
Produced by Matt Greco and YamaYama
Assistant Engineering by Nathan Alef
Mixed by Matt Greco at MG Records, Eugene, OR
Mastered by Dave Friedlander at Tone Proper Mastering, Portland, OR
Photography by Nathan Alef
CD Layout/Design by Nathan Alef and YamaYama

We would like to give our greatest thanks to Nathan Alef, Matt Greco, Dave Friedlander, Shirley, the UO Bass Studio, and to all our family and friends.



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YamaYama Eugene, Oregon

YamaYama fuses a love for electronica, video game soundtracks, modern jazz and funk, forging a sound that doesn't let the audience forget to dance. Since its foundation nearly five years ago by drummer Merlin Showalter and saxophonist/composer Scott Mitchell, YamaYama continues to refine its sound in the quest for groove. ... more

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