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New CD Officially Released!!

As of June 5th, Coffee and the Mojo Hat is officially released and available for purchase. Click Here to hear clips and order online The CD can also be found on Amazon.com  

Press Release from Rock Paper Scissors for CD Release:

The Stealth Clave: Roots Pianist Neil Pearlman Wakes Up the Latin and Funk in Traditional Scottish Tunes on Coffee and the Mojo Hat


“There’s a clave hidden in Scottish music, if you look for it,” explains piano player, arranger, and composer Neil Pearlman. It’s a secret place where Robert Burns does the boogie woogie. And

where salsa brass and Tower of Power bass sneak into the frenetic triplets of island dances.


Pearlman has found this sweet spot. The young freethinker of a musician unleashes Scotland’s unexpected grooves and Cape Breton’s unique piano style on Coffee and the Mojo Hat (Paddledoo Music; June 5, 2011). Doffing his plaid cap for “mojo,” Pearlman gently but firmly expands on tradition, honing high-precision technique and finding uncharted rhythmic affinities.

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