Brian Melvin is an American jazz drummer and leads Beatlejazz along with Grammy Award winning pianist David Kikoski. Melvin is best known for his collaboration with Hall-of-Fame bassist and composer Jaco Pastorius, with whom he recorded five records in total. Part of that joint discography is the 1985 Night Food, which was the only recording of the five that came out while Pastorius was still alive.
For the recordings of Night Food, Pastorius and Melvin are supported by Rick Smith, Paul Mousavizadeh, Jeff Osammon, Aushim Chaudhuri and Jim Loveless.
Night Food is part of the Timeless Records 45th Anniversary Jazz Series and is available as a limited edition of 1,000 individually numbered copies on yellow colored vinyl.
- Timeless Records 45th Anniversary Jazz Series
- 180g Audiophile Vinyl
- 1985 Jazz-Rock Album featuring Rick Smith, Paul Mousavizadeh, Jeff Osammon, Aushim Chaudhuri & Jim Loveless
- Sleeve Printed on Heavy Cardboard with Linen-Laminate Finish
- 45th Anniversary Timeless Jazz Series Sticker on Seal
- Made in the EU
- Limited Edition of 1,000 Individually Numbered Copies on Yellow Vinyl
|Brian "Whitey" Melvin||drums, percussion|
|Aushim Chaudhuri||tablas, bongos|
|Jim Loveless||steel drum|
- Ain't Nothing But A Party
- Don't Forget The Bass
- Night Food
- Zen Turtles
- For Max
- Poly Wanna Rhythm
- The Warrior