Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

December 2007

Being a festive band, we are hitting early and on both sides of Christmas this month to close out 2007 and get ready for 2008. Starting with a Darryl McNeil-curated BRC fundraiser at the fab Galapagos Art Space in Williamsburg with Don McKenzie’s Red Lights to Rio, Fishbone Angelo Moore’s Dr. Mad Vibe revue, Millsted
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

September & October 2007

Gluttons for Music, we are doing the double dip on the 20th with an early CMJ performance at Manhattan’s Crash Mansion and then a late night set at our home-away-from-home, Zebulon in Brooklyn. If there’s ever been an opportunity to test the theory that every Burnt Sugar show is a creature of it’s own…..this is
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

August 2007

Hey…haven’t heard from us in a minute, but we’re same as we ever where, and to start things off due to the bangin response “Chopped and Screwed – Volume 2” has received from Burnt Sugar cd purchasers as a give-away item, B.S.I.llc has decided to re-issue this limited-edition release exclusively on CD Baby for purchase!!
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

July 2007

” When Fried Eggs Fly” the film featuring Bruce Mack is on rotation on the Starz network! Check your local listings for future showings. www.whenfriedeggsfly.com ** Satch Hoyt’s making news again – Here’s a couple stories on one of his recent works; “Oil on Sugar” commissioned for the Bicentennial commemoration of the abolition of the
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

May 2007

We’re jumping into May with two NYC shows and as we enjoy our seventh year as a family – a greatest hits release. – “Never Been Kissed: The Groidest Shiznits 1999-2006” “Never Been Kissed is our version of a greatest hits album, even if you’ve never heard a lick from our seemingly bottomless well of
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

TruGROID Records proudly presents : “Black Sex Yall Liberation & Bloody Random Violets”

TruGROID Records proudly presents Burnt Sugar’s brand new double CD “Black Sex Yall Liberation & Bloody Random Violets”– their most diverse and opulent recording to date. Representing their sixth studio recording in four years, the collection features key contributions from Vernon Reid, Vijay Iyer, Butch Morris, Pete Cosey, Tamar Kali, DJ Mutamassik, Omega Moon and
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

Tricky Dilemma

TRICKY DILEMMA, led by multi-instrumentalist Bruce Mack (of Burnt Sugar) is a trio of abstract-expressionists that also features guitarists Muata25/Thomas Blast Murray (Eurhythmics, Terrence Trent D’Arby) and Marvin Sewell (formerly of Cassandra Wilson). The Howling Necessity, conceptualized by Bruce Mack, is an exploration in addressing human desire and ‘calling out’ when in need, using aural
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

In which Greg Tate interviews Greg Tate about Burnt Sugar’s New Album ‘The Rites’ and Related Matters

Burnt Sugar vs. Stravinsky? How did we get here? Why y’all tripping? GT It was really more a case of Burnt Sugar vs. Butch Morris. Uncle Igor was just an innocent bystander who got caught in our crosshairs or our shorthairs as the case might be. This project has an odd circular history. About two
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

December 2008

Burnt Sugar has a santa-bag full of gigs this month starting with a performance for the Art for Arts Inc. benefit on Monday, December 15th. We”ll be joined by the noted acoustic bassist and violinist Henry Grimes . Then before you can say jingle, we feel fortunate to of been invited to perform by Sarah
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