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Leaf Boy

by Abro

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Abro's open minded approach to music stands out in this album. His apparent attraction for groove and R&B alongside his comprehensive musical experience makes this album a real treat for listeners of all colours of the rainbow.

The Bass, not usually the main focus, gets the spotlight. Abro brings out the best from both the upright bass and the electric bass, shining a light on their sweet, vibrant character with his intricate grooves and melodies.

Abro -
“The name of the album ‘Leaf Boy’ comes from an old memory of mine, growing up in a village house in Capetown with lots of trees and vegetables which were a big part of my childhood. Nowadays, after years in the city, I live in a village in the countryside, I grow vegetables and plants, it's my therapy and joy and it takes me back. Working with Rejoicer was such a pure organic experience. He brought out of me, with his unique twist, my different colors of love for music.”

Rejoicer -
“Abro is a very particular man. It was a pure delight working and constructing this album together. Our intimate sessions before recording with the trio were magical and we got to set the vibes, temperatures and colors for all the tracks. “

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released September 20, 2019

1 Leaf Boy :
Gilad Abro : Upright Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Piano ,Synths
Amir Bresler : Drums

2 Meantime Springtime :
Gilad Abro : Upright Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Piano ,Synth
Rejoicer : Synth
Amir Bresler : Percussion
Sefi Zisling : Trumpet
Nomok - Synths

3 Honey Bee feat. KerenDun:
Gilad Abro : Electric Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Piano ,Synths
Amir Bresler : Drums ,Percussion
KerenDun : Vocals
Nomok - Synths

4 Much Love To Give feat. Sefi Zisling :
Gilad Abro : Upright Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Piano ,Synth
Amir Bresler : Drums
Sefi Zisling (Courtesy to Tru-Thoughts) : Trumpet

5 Angels feat. Karolina :
Gilad Abro : Upright Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Piano ,Synth
Amir Bresler : Drums
Karolina : Vocals
Nomok - Synths

6 I Wont Live Alone :
Gilad Abro : Electric Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Fender Rhodes
Amir Bresler : Drums

7 Did Our Best :
Rejoicer : Synths
Gilad Abro: Electric Bass ,Synths

8 Always Here feat. Echo :
Gilad Abro : Electric Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Synths
Nomok : Synths
Amir Bresler : Drums ,Percussion
Echo : Vocals

9 Parenthood Galore feat. Rejoicer:
Rejoicer : Synths
Gilad Abro: Electric Bass's

10 Spam Day :
Gilad Abro : Electric Bass ,Upright Bass
Nitai Hershkovits : Synths
Amir Bresler : Drums ,Percussion

11 The Guessing Game :
Rejoicer : Synths
Gilad Abro : Electric Bass


Produced & Mixed by Rejoicer
Recorded by Asaf Shay at Raw Tapes Studios
Additional Mix by Nomok
Mastered by Asaf Shay
Photo by Alon Segal
Design by Jengo

Special Thanks -

Tal Kohavi (Kafrisin), Alon Lotringer (Lotri), Yaki Dunietz, Yigal Havkin, Nuray Deniz, Nitzchia Nizi Abro, Maya Dunietz, Pumik, Hod Moshonov, Asaf Talmudi, Rani Dar

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Time Grove Selections Tel Aviv, Israel

Time Grove Selections is a series of meetings between leading jazz musicians and Rejoicer. In each session Rejoicer will host a different musician, focusing on his\her instrument and his\her musical influences. The meeting of freestyle jazz with electronic sound and groove is the basis for a new, unique creation. ... more

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Track Name: Honey Bee feat. KerenDun
I’m the honey guide
with a fuzzy plumey glide
drawn to mystery
nature always by my side

honey got me hooked
passion is a juicy fruit
beauty is a sign
I should take a closer look

In my waggle jive
you're my humming honey hive
but when the pollen calls
I get an urge to fly outside


I Love You
I Love You, And You, And You


I'm a honey bee
what can I do but honey-be-me?
When the sun comes out
poppy fields be calling me

Flowers droop and drool
if you don't linger you’re a fool
kisses are surprise
if you find some I'll be cool

Baby don't let go
don't you know i need you so?
Baby take my hand
im gonna show you nice and slow

Love ain't cheap, it’s free!
we can sip from bush and tree
and in the winter time
it’ll be only you and me


I Love You
I Love You, And You, And You, And You, And You…

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