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Mad King Edmund
Ed Pettersen has been a recording artist, songwriter and producer since 1994. Mad King Edmund is his Avant Garde/Free Jazz/Electronic Music side project. Happening:A Movement in 12 Acts is a treatise with spoken and sung libretto by various artists on the current state of the U.S. and the impact the Occupy movement has had on our psyche. Composed by Ed and piano wizard Thollem McDonas (www.thollem.com), libretto by Ed, arranged by Thollem and produced by Ed and Thollem it features guest vocals from a variety of great artists such as Walter Egan, Charles Walker, Suzy Bogguss, Freedy Johnston, Mary Gauthier, Cooper Moore, Carmina Escobar, Matthew Ryan, Jennie Knaggs and Fay Victor. Music performed by Thollem, Ed, Pete Abbott and Jeff Lederer. Engineered by Peter Robbins and mixed and mastered by Bob Olhsson. Recorded at Dubway Studios, NYC and Elk Dog Studio, Nashville, TN. All net proceeds go to Occupy causes. Complete libretto/lyrics are included with download.