C.Tappin is a pianist/singer from South-London and member of the Lightworks crew, which consists of him and jazz-rap duo Summers Sons. In 2018 they released their debut album "Uhuru" on Melting Pot Music. "Ashes To Ashes" is Tappin's first solo EP. It's a reflection of a musical and personal journey. On four original jams Tappin fuses cosmic jazz, broken beat, house and rap. Inspired by his life in London as well as by his travels to Tansania where he is working as a teacher for various school projects.
"Ashes To Ashes" comes with three radical reworks by some of Tappin's favourite producers: Slim (Summers Sons), Reginald Omas Mamode IV and Hodini. The cover artwork has been done by UK painter / illustrator Tilly Mint (known for her artworks for Yazmin Lacey and Wulu).
Vocals on all tracks by C.Tappin. Track 1-4 written, produced and mixed by C.Tappin. Additional vocals on “Lifestyle” by Turt. Additional guitar on “High Moon” by Marcus Rexford. “Alexi” Remix produced and mixed by Reginald Omas Mamode IV. “High Moon” Remix produced and mixed by Slim.“ Porter Stomp” Remix produced and mixed by Hodini. Mastered by Roe Beardie at The Brewery, Cologne. Illustration by Tilly Mint.
Cat No: MPM 261
Titel: Ashes To Ashes
Great press-play album, considering the solemn inspiration. I’m truly sorry for your loss but thank you for sharing your cathartic-creativity. Having lost my mom many years ago I really felt the album through my own personal experience. Thank you again. I truly wish you all the best all the time, peace! kth333