The creation of Manj took place over a 2 year period. The resulting track list is a reflection of the ongoing evolution of our creative pallets over that period. Manj was recorded At UC Santa Cruz's Electronic Music Studios and California University of The Arts, then Mastered at Waterland Studios in Venice, Italy.
released 22 January 2013
Produced by Joomanji (Jonah Christian, Kevin Cameron, Robert Finucane, Amir Oosman)
Composed By Jonah Christian & Robert Finucane
Album Art By Raphael Cornford
Jonah Christian - Keyboard/Piano, Bass, Production
Amir Oosman - Drums/Percussion
Robert Finucane - Keyboard/Piano
Kevin Cameron - Bass
Carlitta Durand - Vox on "Divided"
Saara Maria - Vox
Nick Bianchini - Trumpet on "Somethin Out of Nothin," "Bustin Loose," "Chasin Rhymes," "Chasin (Afterlude)," "Impediment," "Free," "Spread too Thin"
Lindsay Olsen - Vox on "Impediment," "Spread too Thin," & "Where Are You"
Austin - Vox on "Around the World," "I'm Fine," "Bustin Loose"
Devin The Dude - Vox on "Toasted"
Chris Young The Rapper - Vox on "Around the World"
Te-Diggs - Raps on "Free"
Aisha Daniel - Vox on "Free"
Nikki Mokover - Sax on "Where Are You"
Jamal Moore - Flute on "Around the World"
Emile Martinez - Trumpet on "Sweet Music"
Iris Delile - Poetry on "Around The World"
Nery Kim - Keyboard on "Around The World"
Zephyr Culbertson-Adee - Bass on "Where Are You"
Matt Goff - Drums on "Impediment," "Where Are You"
Arielle - Vox on "Around the World"
Jackie Owens - Vox on "I'm Fine"
Joe Salcedo - Bass on "Around The World"
Mastered by Cristiano Verardo @ Waterland Studios in Venice, Italy
Created by Jonah Christian, Amir Oosman, and Robert Finucane, our productions consist of live recordings of the
instrumentalists in our collective (Drums, Rhodes, Sax, Trumpet, Bass) mixed intermittently with vinyl sample chops. The resulting music is a fusion of crisp instrumental sound and that vintage vinyl vibe that so many of us hip hop heads have grown to love....more