Neil Jason: Old School Stomp!

The Bassist Summons a Super Team to Showcase His Seamoon FX Pedals

Neil Jason: Old School Stomp!

The Bassist Summons a Super Team to Showcase His Seamoon FX Pedals

Rarely have effects pedals been given such a sonic soiree. To introduce and showcase the new models in his Seamoon FX Pedals line, Gotham session legend Neil Jason reached for his pen, his bass, and his phone to channel what he’s been doing for the past fifty years: Creating and recording music at the highest level. For the just-released Super Session Vol. 1 by Neil Jason and the Seamoon All-Stars, Jason tapped drummer Steve Gadd, trumpeter Randy Brecker, saxophonist Ada Ravotti, keyboardist Paul Shaffer, guitarist John McCurry, and trombonist Tom “Bones” Malone to cut his tracks at the landmark Power Station at BerkleeNYC, in midtown Manhattan. One of the tunes, a version of Brecker’s “Sponge,” is a direct link to what got Jason into the effects game. Seamoon’s first pedal in 2019, the Funk Machine, is a painstakingly-crafted reboot of the vintage Funk Machine box that everyone in the Brecker Brothers used on “Sponge” and other songs, captured on the classic liv
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Chris Jisi   By: Chris Jisi