Curtis Nowosad

NYC-based drummer / composer / bandleader

released June 14, 2019

Curtis Nowosad - drums
Duane Eubanks - trumpet
Braxton Cook - alto saxophone
Andrew Renfroe - guitar
Jonathan Thomas - piano, Fender Rhodes (1,5,6), organ (8)
Luke Sellick - bass
Corey Wallace - trombone (3,5,7,8)
Matthew Whitaker - organ (2,3,5)
Michael Mayo - vocals (2,6)
Brianna Thomas - vocals (3,8)
Marc Cary - Fender Rhodes (2,8), Wurlitzer (8), synth (1,6,8)

Produced by Marc Cary & Curtis Nowosad


Recorded on March 22, 2018 at Big Orange Sheep, Brooklyn, NY
Engineered by Chris Benham
Additional recording by Tom Tedesco at Tedesco Studios, Paramus, NJ
Additional recording by Marc Cary & Curtis Nowosad
Edited by Curtis Nowosad
Mixed & Mastered by Lou Holtzman
Photography by Matt Baker
Graphic design by Warren Nowosad
Gang vox on See Line Woman: Brianna Thomas, Braxton Cook, Andrew Renfroe, Corey Wallace, Luke Sellick, Curtis & Megan Nowosad
Snaps & claps on The Water Protectors: Curtis & Megan Nowosad

All compositions by Curtis Nowosad (Know-a-sad Music, SOCAN) except: Home Is Where the Hatred Is by Gil Scott-Heron (Bienstock Publishing Co, ASCAP), Hard Time Killing Floor Blues by Nehemiah Curtis “Skip” James (Wynwood Music Co Inc, BMI) & See Line Woman by George Bass/Nina Simone (WB Music Corp, ASCAP)
Fred Hampton sample from “The Murder of Fred Hampton” (©1971 Film Group, Inc Chicago)

Released March 17, 2015

Curtis Nowosad – drums
Jimmy Greene – tenor and soprano saxophones
Derrick Gardner – trumpet
Steve Kirby – bass
Will Bonness – piano

©2015 Cellar Live Records


Recorded at Musirex Studios, Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 17 & 18, 2014
Engineered and Mixed by Laurent Roy at Musirex Studios, Winnipeg
Mastered by Dave Darlington at Bass Hit Recording, NYC
Produced by Curtis Nowosad
Cover Photo by Rachel Boese
Inside Photo by Lindsey Bond
Design and layout by Ian Hendrickson-Smith

We acknowledge the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters. Produced with the participation of Manitoba Film and Music.

Released November 6, 2012

Curtis Nowosad – drums
Jimmy Greene – tenor saxophone (except tracks 3 & 7) 
Derrick Gardner – trumpet (except tracks 3 & 5) 
Will Bonness – piano (tracks 1-4, 7), Fender Rhodes (tracks 2, 5, 7, 8) & Hammond B3 organ (tracks 5, 7, 8) 
Steve Kirby – acoustic bass (tracks 1-4) 
Julian Bradford – acoustic bass (tracks 6 & 8) & electric bass (tracks 5 & 7) 


Taylor Eigsti – piano & Fender Rhodes (track 6) 
Laurent Roy – guitar (tracks 1 & 8)

©2012 Know-a-sad Music


Engineered & mixed by Laurent Roy at Musirex Studios, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, on June 25th (tracks 5-8) & 26th (tracks 1-4), 2012. Piano on “Welcome to the Machine” engineered by David Luke at Piedmont Piano Company in Oakland, CA, USA on August 7th, 2012. Mastered by Jordan Jackiew at Resosound, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 

Taylor Eigsti plays Yamaha Pianos. 

All arrangements by Curtis Nowosad. 

Produced by Curtis Nowosad, with the participation of Manitoba Film and Music.