After four years since their last recording, New Orleans Brass & Rollers, Bonerama return with their seventh album Hot Like Fire on October 6, 2017, their first to be released by Basin Street Records.
Hot Like Fire finds Bonerama developing its dynamic, high-energy, fun, happy and bold moods further than ever before. The New Orleans stalwarts deliver nine wonderfully brassy musical landscapes–seven of which are original compositions (including the concert staple “Mr. Okra”) along with powerful covers of Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android” and the late Allen Toussaint’s “Basic Lady.” The album was produced by Mark Mullins, Craig Klein and Tracey Freeman and recorded at Music Shed Recording Studios in New Orleans.
An unabashed entertainer who plays trumpet with a bright, silvery tone” – Jon Pareles, NY Times “A universal call to party” – Jeff Kalis, Jazziz “Channeling the free spirit of Satchmo” – C. Michael Bailey, AllAboutJazz.com Top local CDs of 2001 – Times-Picayune Best Traditional Jazz Album – OffBEAT Best of the Beat Awards
“Top 10 CDs of 2000” – Chicago Tribune “one of the strongest, sweetest, most luminous traditional jazz releases to come out of New Orleans in many years” – Roger Hahn, NPR Jazz “Warm and wonderful…consistently winning” – Rick Anderson, All Music Guide
“Homeland is a hoot and a joy all the way through. Highly recommended.” – All Music Guide “Fearless awe-inspiring technique and adventurous spirit bordering on genius…” – OffBEAT Magazine Produced by Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum). Engineered by Trina Shoemaker (Sheryl Crow).