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Robert Walter's 20th Congress
Get Thy Bearings

Robert Walter's 20th Congress - Get Thy Bearings

Robert Walter helped usher in the funk-jazz renaissance of the early '90s as a founding member of the Greyboy Allstars and with his own band, the 20th Congress. The latter has returned with their first new studio album in ten years entitled Get Thy Bearings.

It presents Walter's organ, piano and Rhodes driving an all-star line-up featuring guitarist/bassist Elgin Park, drummer Aaron Redfield, saxophonists Karl Denson and Cochemea Gastelum, and percussionist Chuck Prada. The tracks range from the Sly Stone-styled vamp of 'Little Business' to the heavy gospel of 'Crux.' 'Don't Chin the Dog' shifts from delicate shuffle to horn-drenched boogaloo, while things get eerie on 'Up From the Skies,' a Hendrix cover rendered in washes of electric Miles.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Hunk"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Hunk
  2. 2. Little Business
  3. 3. Get Thy Bearings
  4. 4. Foxhunting
  5. 5. Dog Party
  6. 6. Inversion Layer
  7. 7. Crux
  8. 8. Don't Chin The Dog
  9. 9. Up From The Skies

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Jan 25
    Los Angeles, CA, US Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Joe Marcinek, Ethan Tucker, and Down North at The Mint
  • Jan 30
    South Burlington, VT, US Robert Walter's 20th Congress with Barika at Showcase Lounge, Higher Ground
  • Jan 31
    New Haven, CT, US Umphrey's McGee with Robert Walter's 20th Congress at College Street Music Hall
  • Feb 01
    Albany, NY, US Umphrey's McGee and Robert Walter's 20th Congress at Palace Theatre
  • Feb 02
    Portland, ME, US Umphrey's McGee and Robert Walter's 20th Congress at State Theatre
  • Apr 05
    Denver, CO, US Euforquestra and Robert Walter's 20th Congress at Cervantes' Other Side
  • Apr 06
    Fort Collins, CO, US Euforquestra and Robert Walter's 20th Congress at Aggie Theatre
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