The Velvet Worm would probably be best described as a contemporary Jazz Album. There are influences from Jazz, Bebop, Blues, Latin, Blue Grass finished off with an odd time Jazz Rock Epic 'The Girl From Murrumbeena', based on the changes from the Bossa Nova classic 'The Girl From Ipanema'
released March 21, 2017
Guitars Chris Bieniek
Keyboard Brenton Foster (tracks 1 & 3)
Keyboard Phil Turcio (tracks 4 & 8)
Tenor Saxophone Carlo Barbaro (tracks 2, 5 & 6)
Double Bass Marty Holoubek (tracks (1-7)
Electric Bass Ash Smith (track 4)
Electric Bass Kit Riley (tracks 8)
Drums Kieran Rafferty (tracks 1, 2, 4, and 5)
Drums Chris Broomhead (tracks 3, 6, and 7)
Drums Gerry Pantazis (track 8)
Recorded at CB Studios, Add Audio and GP studios May-Dec 2016. Engineered by Chris Bieniek, Robyn Payne, Kit Riley, and Gerry Pantazis
Edited and mixed by Chris Bieniek and Kit Riley.
Mastered by Chris Bieniek and Kit Riley.
Front cover by artwork by Chris Bieniek. Back cover photo courtesy of Peripatus Farm, Braidwood.