Isis was an American brass-rock/funk big band from NYC, formed in 1972 by guitarist/singer Carol MacDonald and drummer Ginger Bianco, both of the seminal ’60s garage band Goldie & The Gingerbreads. They released two albums on Buddah in 1974/75 and a third on UA in 1977.

Members: Carol MacDonald (vocals, guitar), Ginger Bianco (drums, percussion), Suzi Ghezzi (guitar), Stella Bass (bass, vocals), Nydia “Liberty” Mata (percussion), Lauren Draper (trumpet, vocals), Lolly Bienenfield (trombone, vocals), Jeanie Fineberg (saxophone, flute, piccolo), Margo Lewis (keyboards), Ellen Seeling (trumpet), Edith Dankowitz (saxophone, flute, clarinet), Renate Ferrer (guitar), Faith Fusillo (guitar), Lynx (saxophone, guitar), Barbara Cobb (bass), Vivian Stoll (drums, vibraphone)


  • Isis (1974)
  • Ain’t No Backin’ Up Now (1975)
  • Breaking Through (1977)

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