Andrew Mayer Cohen, aka "Mayer Hawthorne"the soul/funky soul of the international indie scene, arrives at Milan the 27 March 2012 to introduce us to his latest work, entitled ".How do you do"for the first time under Universal Records.
The album, released last October, is the third recording by multi-instrumentalist singer/showman Mayer Hawthorne, as well as the author and arranger of the 12 tracks that make up this latest work.
Vintage taste, soulfulness, funky bass lines: these are the characteristic features of 'The Soul'.How do you do"which bring back the sound atmospheres of the 1970s, those of Curtis Mayfield, Barry White, Smokey Robinsonof Isaac Hayesnames that have always inspired Mayer Hawthorne. "Mayer emerges with a mind-blowing collection of classic soul"writes the magazine Rolling Stone. "Finally - confirms Mayer - I found my sound, unique in this album. >>.
Born in 1979, Mayer Hawthorne was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to sign his first album ("A strange arrangement") under the label Stones Throw Recordsthe same company that two years later also released its second CD, "Mayer Hawthorne & The County Direct To Disc". From the latter come singles such as 'Just Ain't Gonna Work Out/When I said goodbye" o "Maybe So, Maybe Not/I Wish It Would Rain". "The Walk"is the single from the latest CD.
Mayer Hawthorne, "amazingly skilled singer and arranger"defined by the New York Times - is also a well-known face of R&B and works with the Now On and the Athletic Mic League under the name of "Haircut". It supports famous artists such as Bruno Mars o Amy Winehouse and in 2011 he lent his voice to record the song '.Love in Motion"of SebastiAN.
In March, he will take the stage at Milan's Salumeria della Musica, the only Italian venue, to present 'How do you do'.
Tuesday 27 March 2012 - Salumeria della Musica - Via Pasinetti 2, Milan
Single seat 18 euros + prev
Tickets for the concert, organised by Barley Arts, will be for sale from Friday 9 December on Ticketone.co.uk and related outlets.