The literal definition of Escaper is, "One who breaks free from confinement". This Brooklyn based band strives for a sound without limits while keeping the dance grooves going.
The band will release their 3rd album on Ropeadope Records in 2020. Their first two albums were met with critical acclaim including being named a JamBase “Release Day Picks”. Named “On the Verge” by Relix Magazine (full page in print edition).
The band has shared the stage with members of the Disco Biscuits, Brazilian Girls, Thievery Corporation, Rubblebucket, Cabinet, Turkuaz and more. They have also shared bills at venues such as Brooklyn Bowl and Irving Plaza with Jon Fishman (Phish), Karl Denson, Start Making Sense, Aqueous, Electric Beethoven, The DAB Sessions (ft. Aron Magner & Felix Pastorius). They have been seen at festivals such as Elements:Lakewood, DiscJam, Grateful Getdown, Rock n Roll Resort and Mazzstock.
released June 19, 2020
All Songs written by Escaper.
Will Hanza - Guitar, Vocals
Ricky Petraglia- Drums, Percussion
Phil Kadet- Keys, Synth, Mellotron, Piano, Vocals
Jay Giacomazzo - Bass
Engineered & Mixed By John Davis @ The Bunker Studio
Co-produced by Escaper and John Davis
Mastered By Alex DeTurk @ The Bunker Studio
The vinyl sounds incredible! Aaron Parks put together some very compelling compositions. Just the right mix of electronics to compliment this project. More great jazz being released from the Ropeadope label. One of the newer pianists with first rate talent! Rob O.