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Alien of Extraordinary Abilities

by Georgi Petrov

Spies 05:12
Come Home 07:10
C.C.P. 05:12


The title of the album, Alien of Extraordinary Abilities, comes from the category of non-immigrant visa Georgi Petrov held for the past 5 years while living in New Orleans. The album features all original music by Georgi, influenced by longstanding musical relationships with the three other musicians in his group. The music reflects Georgi’s eclectic tastes and his Bulgarian background, most prominently on the title track-odd time signatures from Bulgarian traditional dances and Turkish makam tonal groupings. Compositionally, Georgi is a strong believer in the idea of freedom in forms, and his penchant for classical harmonic sensibility shapes the overall tonal colors of the album. Georgi pays homage to a couple of his jazz heroes- Lennie Tristano and Charlie Parker- on the tracks “Coming to Terms” and “CCP”. His admiration for artists like the Bad Plus and Bill Frisell is reflected in “The Month of May” and “I am Not Alright” which prominently showcase the abilities of his bandmates to express the sentiments of the music sonically and rhythmically. Georgi is no stranger to the more electric, highly effected guitar sounds which are sporadically featured throughout the album without hindering the musical content.


released August 27, 2019

Georgi Petrov: guitar
Tomas Majcherski: tenor saxophone
Trey Boudreaux: double bass
Brad Webb: Drums

Recorded, mixed and mastered by David Livingston
at Lonesome Whistle Recording, Lafayette, LA
January 30, 31st 2019

Art and front cover design: Boris Pramatarov

Back cover design by Gret Kostadinova



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Breakfast for Dinner Records is a label focused on new music from New Orleans. New Orleans is a city known for its music, and that music is much more multi-faceted than most realize. B4D Records releases some of that music that falls outside of the classic idea of New Orleans music. Like having pancakes and bacon for dinner, this music may be a bit out of the mainstream, but it sure is good. ... more

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