Will Sessions
Heavy Funk, Soul, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Fusion, from DETROIT
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Mix Takes - Take One

Will Sessions impressed many with the meticulous craftsmanship of their studio re-workings of the classic tracks for “The Elmatic Instrumentals.” With their new two-part video “Mix Takes,” the five-piece band is taking a similar approach in recreating some of their favorite songs—only this time it was all recorded and filmed live in real time.




The soundtrack to “Mix Takes” will be available as a limited edition Vinyl pressing in January 2012.

Order the vinyl here: http://willsessions.bandcamp.com/

Video by The Work.

Bryan Arnold: Drums
Sam Beaubien: Keyboards
Ryan Gimpert: Guitar
Eric Kacir: Percussion, MPC1000
Tim Shellabarger: Bass, Synth Bass

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Mix Takes - Take Two

Will Sessions impressed many with the meticulous craftsmanship of their studio re-workings of the classic tracks for “The Elmatic Instrumentals.” With their new two-part video “Mix Takes,” the five-piece band is taking a similar approach in recreating some of their favorite songs—only this time it was all recorded and filmed live in real time.


The soundtrack to “Mix Takes” will be available as a limited edition Vinyl pressing in January 2012.

Order the vinyl here:
http://willsessions.bandcamp.com/

Video by The Work.

Bryan Arnold: Drums
Sam Beaubien: Keyboards
Ryan Gimpert: Guitar
Eric Kacir: Percussion, MPC1000
Tim Shellabarger: Bass, Synth Bass
Matt Martinez: Trombone
Tom Parks: Trumpet
Justin Jozwiak: Sax

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Go to our Bandcamp page to order CDs and Vinyl

http://willsessions.bandcamp.com/

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FUNK NIGHT NYE!!

FUNK NIGHT NYE!!

 
8:07 pm, by willsessions,




Will Sessions will be performing a special show at the Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium located in the DIA! The band will be preforming heavy funk and soul, and will also feature special guest Coko Buttafli singing soul sista classics by Marva Whitney and Lynn Collins! Dont miss this special performance by one of the hottest bands in Detroit in one of the best venues in Detroit!Admission is FREE!FIRST SET: 7pmSECOND SET: 8:30pm(each set will contain different music!)More info:http://www.dia.org/calendar/friday-night.aspx?id=3029&iid

Will Sessions will be performing a special show at the Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium located in the DIA! The band will be preforming heavy funk and soul, and will also feature special guest Coko Buttafli singing soul sista classics by Marva Whitney and Lynn Collins! Dont miss this special performance by one of the hottest bands in Detroit in one of the best venues in Detroit!

Admission is FREE!

FIRST SET: 7pm
SECOND SET: 8:30pm

(each set will contain different music!)

More info:
http://www.dia.org/
calendar/friday-night.aspx?id=3029&iid

 
8:06 pm, by willsessions,




With the impending release of “The Elmatic Instrumentals,” DJ Premier took some time to check out the new interpretations of some of his classic productions, as covered by Detroit band Will Sessions. After explaining the background behind the beat for “Memory Lane,” he’s predictably impressed with the new instrumental versions for “Represent” and “Detroit State of Mind.”
"The Elmatic Instrumentals" will be released worldwide on September 27 on CD, 180g Vinyl, and digital formats.

Will Sessions - Elmatic Instrumentals - iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/6g9mfmy
Will Sessions - Elmatic Instrumentals - LP
http://tinyurl.com/3zmquw8
Will Sessions - Elmatic Instrumentals - CD
http://tinyurl.com/665wesx

7:58 pm, by willsessions,




Today we are releasing Real Sessions, a free download that includes some of our live performances with Black Milk, Guilty Simpson, and Phat Kat. EgoTrip nails the description.

"More heat from the Motor City’s Will Sessions: live recordings of shows with the band backing Black Milk in 2009 and Guilty Simpson and Phat Kat in 2010. Apparently, it was these performances that gave eLZhi the inspiration to use WS to recreate the backing tracks of Illmatic for Elmatic. Best of all it’s available now for FREE download. Made in Detroit, of course." (www.egotripland.com)



Will Sessions Real Sessions
http://www.mediafire.com/?rxdl61zkrbwkaj5
Free LP Download

Before reinterpreting the music for a pretty well known classic hip hop album from NY, Will Sessions produced a series of wildly successful live shows for Guilty Simpson, Phat Kat, and Black Milk in their hometown of Detroit in 2009 and 2010. The band had performed dozens of times in previous years within multiple genres—namely funk, jazz, and afrobeat—but had never tackled hip hop until these shows. “Real Sessions” revisits those performances with 10 selected live recordings showcasing their full 8-piece band recrafting beats from Madlib, J Dilla, Black Milk, Mr. Porter, and Nick Speed; with DJ Dez providing his trademark cuts and scratches.

Recorded to multi-track, fully mixed and mastered. Includes an 18-page booklet.

Tracklisting:
1. INTRODUCTION
2. MIC CHECK 313 feat. Guilty Simpson
3. BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN feat. Guilty Simpson 
4. NIGHTMARE feat. Phat Kat & Guilty Simpson
5. FRONT STREET feat. Phat Kat & DJ Dez
6. COLD STEEL feat. Phat Kat & Elzhi
7. GET RICHES feat. Guilty Simpson
8. SO GONE / NAUTILUS feat. Black Milk
9. PRESSURE feat. Black Milk
10. DANGER feat. Black Milk & Phat Kat
11. TAKE NOTICE feat. Guilty Simpson


Enjoy

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