Multi-Instrumentalist Brandino Returns!

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Los Angeles, CA — Monday, June 14th, 2021 — The Hollywood Press Corps recently caught up with Brandino. Brandino has been working on various projects for TV during the pandemic. Now that things are opening back up again, Brandino has several projects and concert dates that he’s ready to announce. The first big announcement is that the New Experience will be performing at the Seven Grand on July 1st. Brandino, Ed Roth, Franklin Vanderbilt and Robby Krieger are raring to go. This will be a fun show. We had a few questions for Brandino as he gets ready for the new gigs.

Hollywood Press Corps (HPC): July 1st at the Seven Grand 2021! The New Experience is back! Hello Brandino! What have you been up to for the last 16 month?

Brandino: The New Experience is back baby! The last time we played together was March 13th, 2020 at the Baked Potato. The amazing Ed Roth on keyboards, Franklin Vanderbilt on drums, Robby Krieger on guitar and of course Brandino on bass! I’ve been busy writing music for TV. I was in the music studio with Tyrone Griffin Sr., Ty Dolla Sign’s father, recording a new jazz track with a bebop feel. 

HPC: How has life been during the pandemic? 

Brandino: Life is good, but it’s like being in jail. I recently got a new puppy, Roscoe. He is enormous. Like a tree trunk. Me and Billie are getting used to him.

HPC: What have you done during the pandemic to improve yourself? 

Brandino: I am always playing and studying music. I bought a dobro at the start of the pandemic. That’s a lap steel guitar that you play with a steel slide. I play dobro, lap steel, 6 string acoustic guitar, electric bass and seven string bass. I also play 5 string concert bass, and 5 string cello. 

Here’s a link to Brandino Sound Box. This Grammy awarded project has been remastered.

Personnel on Sound Box is as follows: Andy Laham piano, Oscar Seaton drums, Brandino upright bass, Michael O’neill guitar, Mike Thompson guitar, Keith Fiddmont saxophone, Kamasi Washington tenor sax, Rodney Taylor on sax. 

The Hollywood Press Corps looks forward to the next update from the New Experience and Brandino.

Dustin Brown

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