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Melvin Taylor
Beyond the Burning Guitar
 
Beyond the Burning Guitar CD cover.


Musicians
Melvin Taylor: lead, rhythm & bass guitars
Bernell Anderson: keyboard & strings
Senor Jefe: drums

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Beyond the burning guitar. This is Melvin Taylor's composition, Pure attraction. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.melvintaylormusic.com
Record label: Eleven East Corporation

 
 

Disc 1 Tracks
01 – Dueling guitars of Rio Terra
02 – Steppers
03 – Passionate
04 – Melvin meets Beethoven's fifth
05 – Steppers 2
06 – Strollin'
07 – Next phase
08 – The hook up
09 – Early riser
10 – Rock in blues
11 – The Mann
12 – Feelin' good

Disc 1 length: 45:28
All songs written and arranged by Melvin Taylor except Melvin meets Beethoven's fifth (Ludwig van Beethoven; arranged and adapted by Melvin Taylor).


Disc 2 Tracks
01 – Focused on you
02 – Movin' on
03 – Escape
04 – Talking to Anna Mae
05 – Tribute to Wes
06 – Groovin' in Paris
07 – Look out
08 – Sweet blues
09 – Just like that
10 – Pure attraction
11 – In the night
12 – Straight up

Disc 2 length: 43:40

 
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Natalie Cressman & Secret Garden
Unfolding
 
Unfolding CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Flip
02 – Whistle song
03 – Honeysuckle rose
04 – Echo
05 – Skylight
06 – Goodbye pork pie hat
07 – Waking
08 – Reaching for home
09 – That kind

Length: 62:26
All songs composed by Natalie Cressman except Skylight (Natalie Cressman & Adam Nash), Honeysuckle rose (Thomas Fats Waller with lyrics by Andy Razaf) and Goodbye pork pie hat (Charles Mingus with lyrics by Joni Mitchell).

Musicians
Natalie Cressman: trombone & vocals
Ivan Rosenberg: trumpet
Chad Lefkowitz-Brown: tenor saxophone on tracks 1-8
Pascal Le Boeuf: piano, Fender Rhodes & claps
Ruben Samama: acoustic bass & claps
Jake Goldbas: drums, percussion & claps
Zach Gould: claps

Special Guest
Peter Apfelbaum: tenor saxophone on track 9

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Unfolding. This is Natalie Cressman's composition, Flip. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.nataliecressman.com


 
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Kat Parra
¡Las Aventuras de Pasión!
 
Las Aventuras de ¡Pasión! CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Iko, iko
02 – Dieziocho anyos
03 – Call your name
04 – La comida de la manyana
05 – Morenika
06 – Lo siento mi vida
07 – Yo m'enamori d'un aire
08 – Oye papi
09 – Durme, durme
10 – Nature boy
11 – Man on a wire/ Gymnopedie Nº 1

Length: 54:32
Tracks 3 and 8 written by Kat Parra.

Musicians
Kat Parra: vocals; claps on track 9
Murray Low: piano on tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10 & 11
David Belove: electric bass on tracks 1 & 8
Paul van Wageningen: drums on tracks 1, 3 & 8
Michaelle Goerlitz: congas & percussion on tracks 1, 3 & 8
Masaru Koga: alto sax (tracks 1 & 8), soprano sax (track 5), shakuhachi (track 7), and flute (track 10)
John Worley: trumpet on tracks 1 & 8
Wayne Wallace: trombone on tracks 1 & 8; coro singer on tracks 1 & 4
José Roberto Hernández: acoustic guitar on tracks 1 & 9; claps on track 9
Sam Bevan: acoustic bass on track 2
Michael Spiro: congas & percussion (tracks 2 & 3); batá & percussion (track 4)
Michael Hatfield: marimba on tracks 2 & 6
Chris Lopes: acoustic bass on tracks 3 & 5
Mads Tolling: violin I on tracks 3 & 6
Lila Sklar: violin II on tracks 3 & 6
Emily Onderdonk: violas I & II on tracks 3 & 6
Mochi Parra: vocals and coro singer on track 4
Colin Douglas: batá & percussion on track 4
Matt Lucas: batá & percussion on track 4
Curt Moore: drums on track 5
Katja Cooper: darbuka & riq on track 5
Renata Bratt: cello on tracks 6, 7 & 10
Dana Pandey: tabla on track 7
David Pinto: baby bass & claps on track 9
Raúl Ramírez: cajón, cheko, quijada & claps on track 9
Pat Parra: coro singer on track 1
Wendy Waller: coro singer on track 1
Rafael Castro: coro singer on tracks 1 & 4

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Las Aventuras de ¡Pasión!. This is Eden Ahbez's Nature Boy. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Website: www.katparra.com
Distribution: CDBaby

 


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