Sept 25th at 92Y Tribeca NYC, NY

Starting 2010 with three sold-out previews at Brooklyn’s BRICstudio & two sold-out nights in Paris at the Sons D’Hiver Festival as Melvin Van Peebles’ on-stage band for the theatrical debut of Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song this past February, and preparing to mash-up James Brown’s songbook for the Apollo Theater’s Salon Series later this fall, Burnt Sugar finds itself at  92YTribeca with a chance to do what it does best…. freestyle!

Some of the players featured in this special session at 92YTribeca include:

Mikel Banks – conduction – vocals – freak-a-phone  (Jay Z – Roughstars – Marque Gilmore )
Justice Dilla X – vocals – storytelling
Derrin Maxwell – mc
Micah Gaugh – conduction – alto sax ( Arto Lindsay – Laraish Burnett – Apollo Heights)
Paula Henderson – bari-sax  (Gordon Gano – Gogol Bordello – TV on the Radio – Reverend Vince Anderson – Baja & the Dryed Eye Crew)
Andre Lassalle – guitar (Dee-Lite – Robert Randolph – Sophia Ramos – Vernon Reid – BRC Orchestra )
Bruce Mack – keys (Jorge Sylvester – Dean Bowman – Vernon Reid )
Jared Michael Nickerson – electric bass ( Wadada Leo Smith – The The – Freedy Johnston – Yohimbe Brothers – Charlie Musselwhite )
Oasim Naqvi – drums (DJ Rekha – The Loos Ensemble – Henry Wolfe – The Tate Liverpool)