by Joy on Fire

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Hymn part 1 04:56
Hymn part 2 07:06
Punk Jazz 02:45


1. Hymn part 1 (Carillo, Meadors) 4:57
2. Hymn part 2 (Carillo, Meadors, Olsen) 7:07
3. Rhopareptilia (Meadors, Carillo) 9:13
4. The Complete Book of Bonsai part 2 (Carillo, Meadors, Olsen) 15:50
5. Punk Jazz (Carillo) 2:45

Thanks to Tommy Hambleton of Procrastination Records and to Joe Martin of 3rd Grade Friends and The Minus Drag for their continued support and friendship.


released June 12, 2020

Joy on Fire is:
John Paul Carillo, bass-guitar
Anna Meadors, saxophone
Chris Olsen, drum set

and special guests
Pascal Le Boeuf, piano, track 2
Rachel Aubuchon, piano, track 3
Domenica Romagni, cello, track 3

Recorded, engineered and mixed by Mat Leffler-Schulman at
Mobtown Studios, Baltimore, MD (mobtownstudios.com)
Additional engineering at Mobtown by Sean Mercer and Robbie Liberati
Additional recording and engineering by Anna Meadors and Zach Herchen, Princeton, NJ
Mastered by Bill Hafener at The Silo Studio, Shirley, NY
Cover photo by Anna Meadors, Jacket design by Anna Meadors and John Paul Carillo
Produced by John Paul Carillo, Anna Meadors, and Mat Leffler-Schulman


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Joy on Fire Trenton, New Jersey

Punk-Jazz / Fuzz-Rock
“JOY ON FIRE draws from the eye-popping thrills of punk and the work ethic of prog to bolster their jazz aura … a thrill of high voltage jazz ‘n’ roll.”
—Gareth Thompson, All About Jazz

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