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Earth People Sessionology
(Click on album covers for complete liner notes, photos, lyrics, etc.)

March 2, 2013

Earth People - Opus 1 [unissued video and audio recording]
The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (conductor)
Jason Candler (cl, md)
Frederica Krier (vio)
Tomas Ulrich (cello)
Francois Grillot (b)
Mark Hennen (piano)
Chris Forbes (piano)
Sabir Mateen (a cl)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Elliott Levin (fl)
Brian Groder (tr)
Stephen Haynes (tr)

curated by Lou Grassi

May 18, 2011

Earth People [unissued video and audio recording]
University of the Streets, NYC

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (bs)
Francois Grillot (b)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Elliott Levin (ts, fl)
Matt Lavelle (b cl)

curated by Matt Lavelle

January 10, 2011


Earth People [unissued video]
Mercury Lounge, NYC

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Francois Grillot (b)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Elliott Levin (ts, fl)
Brian Groder (tr)
Matt Lavelle (b cl)


mercury

photo by Doug Schwab


September 24, 2010


Earth People [unissued stereo recording & 2 camera video]
Underwater Lounge, Brooklyn
DUMBO Arts Festival

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Francois Grillot (b)
Albey Balgochian (b)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Sabir Mateen (as, acl)
Elliott Levin (ts, fl)
Brian Groder (tr)
Jane Grenier (v)

December 30, 2009


Earth People [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as, fx)

November 6, 2008


Earth People [unissued video]
Henry Gregg Gallery, Brooklyn

André Martinez (perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as, acl)
Chris Forbes (keys)
Matt Lavelle (tr, bcl)
Pedro (perc)

October 25, 2008


Earth People [unissued stereo recording & video]
Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn
Burning Man Decompression Party

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as, acl)
Francois Grillot (b)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Elliott Levin (ts)

April 21, 2008


Earth People [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as, fx)
Francois Grillot (b)
Gunter Hampel (vibes, fl)
Dave Ross (gtr)

April 12, 2008


Earth People [unissued CD - room recording]
Everything Goes Cafe, Staten Island

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Francois Grillot (b)
Gunter Hampel (vibes, fl)
Dr. Marguerite Maria Rivas (poet)


April 11, 2006


Earth People [unissued CD - room recording]
Bowery Poetry Club, NYC

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Francois Grillot (b)
Sabir Mateen (ts, as, acl, f)
Elliott Levin (ts, f)
Brian Groder (tr)
Joe Rigby (ts, ss)
Firehorse (electronics)


March 18, 2006


Earth People [unissued video clips by Dennis Fierman]
Tower Records (66 st.), NYC

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Francois Grillot (b)
Sabir Mateen (ts, as, acl, f)
Elliott Levin (ts, f, poetry)
M (v)
Joe Rigby (ts, ss)


November 30, 2005

Earth People
CBGB Lounge, NYC

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Francois Grillot (b)
Sabir Mateen (ts, as, acl, f)
Elliott Levin (ts, f, poetry)

Gato Loco also on the bill


October 15, 2005

Earth People [unissued stereo ADAT]
Henry Gregg Gallery, Brooklyn

early set
André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Sabir Mateen (ts, as, acl, f)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Ricardo Solis (perc)

late set
Jason Candler (as)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Elliott Levin (ts)
Daniel Carter (tr, fl)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Firehorse (electronics)


October 14, 2005


Earth People [unissued stereo ADAT]
Henry Gregg Gallery, Brooklyn

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Daniel Carter (ts, as, tr, f)
Albey Balgochian (b)
Firehorse (electronics)
Ricardo Solis (perc)


May 7, 2005


Earth People [unissued CD]
Vision Club Series
Clemente Soto Velez Center

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Sabir Mateen (ts, f)
Elliott Levin (ts, f)
Jeff Hoyer (tb)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Gunter Hampel (vibes)
Firehorse (electronics)
Lauren Martinez (dance)

May 2, 2005


Earth People [unissued CD]
Tritone, Philadelphia

Elliott Levin (ts, f, v)
André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Gunter Hampel (vibes)
Rick Iaccone (b)


March 20, 2005


Earth People [unissued CD]
CBGB Lounge, New York City

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Sabir Mateen (ts)
Mark Hennen (keys)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Gunter Hampel (vibes)
Jeff Hoyer (tb)
Ivo Perelman (ts)


October 10, 2004

Earth People ["Now Is Rising" session - Undivided Vision UV-004, released 2005]

now

Institute of Audio Research

1. Small Distraction Mass Confusion
2. M Train Samba
3. Sweet Peas

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Jason Candler (as)
Sabir Mateen (ts, as, fl)
Mark Hennen (p)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Ricardo Solis (perc)

Session was videotaped and binaurally recorded by Lucie Hardoin & Ronan Cabon.


October 3, 2004

Earth People ["Now Is Rising" session - Undivided Vision UV-004, released 2005]

now

Institute of Audio Research

1. Time to Vote!
2. Draft Dodger
3. Now Is Rising
4. Red Clay

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys, v)
Jason Candler (as, gtr)
Mark Hennen (p)
Francóis Grillot (b)
M (v)
Elliott Levin (ts, fl, v)
Firehorse (electronics)

Session was videotaped and binaurally recorded by Lucie Hardoin & Ronan Cabon.


July 30, 2004

Earth People [unissued CD/Video]
Bowery Poetry Club, New York City

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys)
Jason Candler (as)
Mark Hennen (p)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Gunter Hampel (vibes, bcl, fl)
Elliott Levin (ts, fl, poetry)
Don Suarez (perc)
Lauren Martinez (dance)


May 30, 2004

Earth People [unissued cassette & video]
FusionArts Museum, New York City

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys)
Sabir Mateen (ts, fl)
Mark Hennen (p)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Firehorse (electronics)


March 14, 2004

bang

Earth People [BANG! from New York City, Undivided Vision UV-05 - released 8/07]

1. Breaking the Malaise
2. Bojangles
3. Time to Vote!
4. Talking Drum Interlude
5. A New Arrival
6. Simply Simple, Isn't It?

FusionArts Museum, New York City

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys)
Jason Candler (as, v)
Sabir Mateen (ts, fl)
Mark Hennen (p)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Firehorse (electronics)
Stephen Ayantoye Anikaye (talking drum)



October 19, 2003

Earth People [unissued multitrack]
CBGB Lounge, New York City
Freestyle Avant Jazz and Other Musics

André Martinez (dr, perc, v)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys, perc, v)
Jason Candler (as, ts, perc, v)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, fl, acl, v)
Mark Hennen (synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)


August 3 - 4, 2003

Earth People [unissued 16trk multitrack: production in progress]
Loho Studios, New York City

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, p, perc, v)
Jason Candler (as, ts, gtr, perc)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, cl, fl, acl)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Mark Hennen (piano, keys)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Firehorse (electronics)
JJ Hayes (poet)
Dr. Marguerite Maria Rivas (poet)

Over 8 hours of material was recorded over 3 days.


August 2, 2003


Earth People [unissued 16trk multitrack: production in progress]
Loho Studios, New York City

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, p, v)
Jason Candler (as, ts, gtr, perc)
Deep Singh (perc)


April 30, 2003

Earth People: Sky Readers [Unidivided Vision UV-003]

sky

Walker Space, New York City

1. Magical Flower (Horus the Red Travels Backwards) [41:22]
2. It's That Simple [10:33]

("Post State of the Union / Aftermath" was recorded but remains unissued)
(VHS-C video is also unissued)

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as, gtr, perc)
Sabir Mateen (ts, as fl, cl, acl)
Mark Hennen (p, keys)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Firehorse (electronics)

Performed in between acts of the play "Earth People vs. the Carcass Eaters".


March 23, 2003

Earth People: Shadow People [unissued multitrack]
CBGB Lounge, New York City
Freestyle Avant Jazz and Other Musics

1. Shadow People [80:00]

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys, perc)
Jason Candler (as, gtr, perc)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Daniel Carter (as, ts, fl, tr)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, fl, acl)
Mark Hennen (synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Rosi Hertlein (vio, v)
JJ Hayes (poet)
Stephanie Larriere (tap dancer)


March 19, 2003

Earth People rehearsal [unissued ADAT]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island, New York

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr)
Jason Candler (as)
Mark Hennen (synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Rosi Hertlein (vio, v)


December 30, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Rhumba IV
2. Rhumba V
3. Rhumba VI

André Martinez (perc, v)
Ricardo Solis (perc)


December 28, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. India (Rhumba III)

André Martinez (perc)


December 21, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Guanguanco / Rhumba (Columbia)

André Martinez (perc)


December 16, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Rhumbita

André Martinez (perc)


December 7, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Plena
2. Bomba

André Martinez (perc)


December 6, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Djembe Samba
2. Djembe Candomblé
3. Beirumbau
4. Voodoo Djembe

André Martinez (perc)


November 30, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Kalimba 1
2. Kalimba 2
3. Merengue
4. Bembe / Kalimba

André Martinez (perc)
Jimmy Cruz (perc)


November 23, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Peter Karl Studio, Brooklyn NY

1. Kalimba 1
2. Kalimba 2
3. Plena

André Martinez (perc)
Jimmy Cruz (perc)


November 9, 2002

El Monté session [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Peter Karl Studio, Brooklyn NY

1. Bembe
2. Merenge
3. Samba
4. Baion
5. 20th Century

André Martinez (dr)


November 6, 2002

El Monté session [unissued multitrack]
Loho Studios, New York City

1. Percussion Ideas

André Martinez (perc)


November 2002

Earth People [unissued ADAT multitrack]
The Shop, Brooklyn NY

André Martinez (perc, v)
Doug Principato (g, keys)
Jason Candler (as, perc)
Daniel Carter (as, ts, fl, tr)


September 8, 2002

Earth People: Amongst the Wizards [unissued multitrack]
CBGB Lounge, New York City
Freestyle Avant Jazz and Other Musics

1. Amongst the Wizards [80:00]

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys)
Jason Candler (as)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Daniel Carter (as, ts, fl, tr)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, fl, acl)
Mark Hennen (synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Matt Lavelle (tr, bcl)
Ricardo Solis (perc)
Dan Gaydos (sitar, gtr)
Raphé Malik (tr)
Gunter Hampel (vibes, bcl, fl)
Rashid Bakr (dr)
Elliot Levin (ts)
Jimmy Cruz (perc)
Rosi Hertlein (vio, v)
Kali Fasteau (as, v)


July 28, 2002

Earth People: Simple ... Isn't It?? [Undivided Vision UV-002]

simple

Peter Karl Studio, Brooklyn, New York

1. Birthright [11:38]
2. Bojangles [12:20]
3. Simple ... Isn't It?? [15:20]
4. Breaking the Malaise [18:55]

André Martinez (d, perc)
Doug Principato (gtrs, fender rhodes, v)
M (v)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Jason Candler (as, v)
Daniel Carter (as, ts, fl, tr, v)
Sabir Mateen (ts, fl, acl, v)
Mark Hennen (p)
Francóis Grillot (b)


June 18, 2002

Earth People: Waking the Living 5.1 [unissued multitrack]
Jigsaw Studios, New York City

5.1 surround sound mixing of "Waking the Living"
engineer - Rich Tozolli


April 7, 2002

Earth People: Meeting of the Titans [unissued multitrack & video]
CBGB Lounge, New York City
Freestyle Avant Jazz and Other Musics

First set:
1. Earth People: Expressions in Five Episodes [@60:00]

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys)
Jason Candler (as, gtr, perc)
M (v)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Daniel Carter (as, ts, fl, tr)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, fl, acl)
Mark Hennen (B3 emulator, synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Matt Lavelle (tr, bcl)
Ricardo Solis (perc)
Dan Gaydos (sitar, gtr)
Roy Campbell (tr)

Second set:

André Martinez (dr, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys)
Jason Candler (as, gtr)
Mark Hennen (synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Dan Gaydos (gtr)
Ras Moshé (ts)
Eyal (ts)


March 2002

Earth People: Raga Suites [unissued multitrack]
Loho Studios, New York City

Dan Gaydos (sitar)
Doug Principato (gtr)
André Martinez (perc)
Jason Candler (as, perc)


February 15, 2002

Tarraga [unissued private cassette]
ABC No Rio: Aural Barbacoa, New York City

Dan Gaydos (sitar)
Doug Principato (gtr)
André Martinez (perc)
Jason Candler (perc)
Eyal (ts)


December 2001

Earth People [unissued ADAT multitrack]
Pepper Temple Studio, Staten Island NY

1. Beat for New Peace
2. Jam ?
3. New Tune with cool jam
4. New Tune take 2

André Martinez (dr, perc, v)
Doug Principato (gtr, keys, perc, btr)
Jason Candler (as, perc)


November 2001

Earth People: Lovesphere [unissued private DAT]
Raw Space, New York City

André Martinez (dr)
Doug Principato (gtr, tin whistle, Moog)
Jason Candler (as)
Meg Montgomery (tr)


March 10, 2001

Earth People: Waking the Living [Undivided Vision UV-001 / video unissued]

waking

CTV Studios, Staten Island, New York

1. Earth People: Expressions in Five Episodes [36:23]
- invocation
- initiation
- journey
- arrival
- transcendence of metamorphosis

2. Don't Think About It (http://?) [28:59]

André Martinez (d, perc)
Doug Principato (gtrs, synth, tin whistle, sample)
M (v)
Karen Borca (bassoon)
Jason Candler (as, perc)
Daniel Carter (fl, as, ts, tr)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, fl, acl)
Mark Hennen (B3 emulator, synth)
Francóis Grillot (b)
Gary Miles (bcl, baritone gtr, b, flutophone)
Matt Lavelle (tr, bcl)
Ricardo Solis (perc)
Dan Gaydos (sitar, gtr)


December 26, 2000

Earth People: Bunker Annex 2 [unissued private cassette]
The Knitting Factory: Alterknit Theater, New York City

André Martinez (d, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, tin whistle, v)
Gary Miles (b, baritone gtr, v)
Jason Candler (ts, v)
Daniel Carter (as, ts, tp)
Sabir Mateen (as, ts, p, v)
Elliott Levin (ts, fl)


December 12, 2000

Earth People: Bunker Annex 1 [unissused private cassette]
The Knitting Factory: Alterknit Theater, New York City

André Martinez (d, perc)
Doug Principato (gtr, v)
Gary Miles (b, baritone gtr, v)
Jason Candler (as, v)