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Jane Ira Bloom, Jim Anderson - Early Americans wins 2018 GRAMMY for 'Best Surround Sound Album'

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Early Americans is Jane Ira Bloom's first trio album, sixteenth as leader and sixth recording on the Outline label. Joined by long-time bandmates Mark Helias on bass & drummer Bobby Previte and with over fifty years of shared musical history together the album recording capture their breathtaking sound in both stereo and surround-sound with renowned audio engineer Jim Anderson. The album features twelve Bloom originals ranging from the rhythmic drive of "Song Patrol" and "Singing The Triangle" to the spare melancholy of "Mind Gray River." She closes the album with a signature solo rendition of the American songbook classic, Bernstein & Sondheim's "Somewhere." 

Early Americans wins 2018 GRAMMY for 'Best Surround Sound Album' Credits

Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Jim Anderson & Jane Ira Bloom, surround producers (Jane Ira Bloom) -- WINNER