Brian McCarthy: AFTER|LIFE

A project in Burlington, VT by Brian McCarthy

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The new concept album from the Brian McCarthy Nonet, featuring all original music inspired by the formation of our solar system
Backers: 83
Average Pledge Per Backer: $121

Funded: $10,046 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 14th (31 days)
Project By: Brian McCarthy
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Latest News


October 14th - via:
Hi all, (I’m at a gig right now, so only have time to post between sets)!! We did it!! It’s all thanks you your support that we reached our goal. This is our 3rd campaign (3 for 3), and Linda, myself, and the band couldn’t feel more supported... (Read More)


October 14th - via:
In the homestretch and we are only $530 away from meeting our goal!  Little snippet of another off-album bonus track, my arrangement of "Afro Blue." It features Justin Kauflin on piano and Andrew Gutauskas (who I totally never threatened to shave... (Read More)

Battle Jazz

October 13th - via:
More fire moments from the recording session. This comes curtesy of the title suite "AFTER|LIFE" in the 3rd movement. Jazz meets Survival of the Fittest...which in this case is Jared Schonig cause he goes for long runs every day.... Just over 1 day... (Read More)

Fire and Brimstone

October 12th - via:
Stantawn Kendrick...that's it...that's the update....  (Read More)

Waiting to record...

October 8th - via:
It's been a loooooong 2+ years, waiting to record AFTER|LIFE. Join me in this film short that takes you through my decent through madness...then back out of it...then back into it...where I decided to live and build a house and two-car garage with a... (Read More)

Live AFTER|LIFE - "Flux"

October 7th - via:
Here's a peak at the "Pale Blue Dot" reward. We professionally recorded the November 2019 premiere of AFTER|LIFE, and even had our nifty cameras set up for it as well. Not only is this great night capturing the music....but if you've seen my... (Read More)

In The Bonus...Track - There But For The Grace Of...

October 3rd - via:
Hey everyone! We're doing so great with the Kickstarter, I wanted to share a new update with you all... I had many teachers at William Paterson University, and they all hold a special place in my soul. One in particular was the now late, but still... (Read More)

Lucy: On-Album Bonus Track

September 20th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 In 2021, NASA launched it's "Lucy" mission, to study the formation of our solar system in a first-ever mission to "swarms of Trojan... (Read More)

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