On April 9th, Blue Coast Records founder Cookie Marenco assembled artists Keith Greeninger, Chris Kee, and drummer Bryan “Brain” Mantia for a performance and live recording. In a stunning demonstration of what can be accomplished in today’s digital world, just 3 hours after the performance Blue Coast offered 16/44.1 and 24/96 WAV downloads of the recording at their Web site.


From BlueCoastRecords: "Special Event 09 April 2009 Earlier this evening, Blue Coast Artists Keith Greeninger & Chris Kee were joined by world-class drummer Brain for a one-time only performance and live recording at the request of Blue Coast Records’ producer and founder, Cookie Marenco. We will offer the downloads at a discount ($1 for the CD Quality download and $2 for the 96K download), until 3pm PDT tomorrow April 10, 2009. Recorded using the E.S.E (Extended Sound Environment) proprietary style these pieces and are incredible in sound, music and magic. After the discount period, the prices will be $1.50 for CD Quality and $3 for 96K quality downloads. Some of you know Brain’s incredible drumming skills from his work with Primus, Tom Waits, Buckethead, Guns N’ Roses and many others. Keith Greeninger’s familiar voice is heard in the lead-off track on the Blue Coast Collection – Keith is a stunning performer. Chris Kee, also featured on the Blue Coast Collection, is playing acoustic bass. Chris plays bass on Jane Selkye’s Blue Coast Collection pieces, though recently he’s becoming known for his work with Houston Jones and Peter Rowan. From Recording to Worldwide Distribution within 3 hours… AMAZING!

Originally posted 2009-04-13 13:47:14.