About the Project

The dynamic 10-piece ensemble known as TROOT, brings together exceptional musicians from around the world to record this intricate Chamber-Prog of composer Tim Root. This is a true super-group of talent bringing together Julie Slick & Alessandro Inolti (Adrian Belew Power Trio, Echo Test), Marco Machera (Echo Test), Steve Ball (Tiny Orchestral Moments, Electric Gauchos), Beth Fleenor (Crystal Beth and the Boom Boom Band), Amy Denio (Kulture Shock, The Tiptons), Nora Germain, Alex Anthony Faide (Electric Gauchos, Los Twang Marvels) , Bill Horist along with Tim Root on Piano.

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$3,000 Matching Grant Through April 21

  Hi everyone. This is a big deal for us. A wonderful person has just pledged $3,000 in matching funds to the campaign. Every pledge between now and April 21st will be doubled. Pledge $50 and it’s worth $100. Pledge $100 and TROOT gets $200. Now’s the time! pledgemusic.com/projects/troot […]

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Behind the (Impossible) Music – Episode 2 on YouTube

Episode 2 (Meet the Trootians, Part I) is a brief introduction to Marco Machera, Alessandro Inolti, and Julie Slick of the TROOT band. You will meet Julie, Marco and Ale backstage at Seattle's Substation just before their February 2018 "Echotest" show, describing their involvement in the TROOT project.


Behind the (Impossible) Music – Episode 1 on YouTube

This week, we’re beginning to share more behind the scenes context about the TROOT band and project. We begin with a series called “Behind the (Impossible) Music” designed to bring you into a closer relationship with the people and process behind this unlikely and incredible project. […]

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PledgeMusic Campaign – Deadline April 30!

We need your support to release this music.  Join  us now on PledgeMusic and become part of the story of this music. As a supporter, you'll be the first to hear the record in it's finished form, you'll receive special supporter-only updaters and sneak-peeks,  and there are some great thank you gifts for supporters too. Most importantly though, you'll be helping make this record a reality. We can't do it without you. Watch the video and then head over to PledgeMusic: http://PledgeMusic.com/projects/troot


Produced by Steve Ball & Tim Root

Track Listing

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