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Afro Bop Alliance
Angel Eyes
 
Angel Eyes CD cover.

Tracks
01 – The jinx
02 – Three for Juju
03 – Ziggy the crooner
04 – Barbara
05 – Homenaje
06 – Nature boy
07 – Inner urge
08 – Fete Antilles
09 – Angel eyes
10 – This is for Albert
11 – Minor details

Length: 71:09
Tom Baldwin wrote tracks 1 & 3, Luis Hernandez wrote track 2, and Victor Provost wrote tracks 5, 8 & 11.

Musicians
Joe McCarthy: drums & percussion; congas on track 8
Harry Appelman: piano
Tom Baldwin: bass
Victor Provost: steel pans; engine roomon tracks 5 & 11; vocals on track 11
Luis Hernandez: tenor sax
Vince Norman: alto sax
Tim Stanley: trumpet
Sara Jones: vocals on tracks 6 & 11
Paula McCarthy: violin/concertmaster on track 6
Suzanne Orban: principal cello on track 6
The St. Clair Chamber Strings: on track 6

Special Guests
Paquito D'Rivera: clarinet on track 5
Roberto Quintero: congas & percussion

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Angel Eyes. This is Victor Provost's composition, Minor details. (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.)


Free Apple QuickTime download

Websites: www.afrobop.com and www.joemcdrum.com
Record Label: ZOHO Music

 
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Mitch Shiner and the BloomingTones Big Band
Fly!
 
Fly! CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Dragon express
02 – When you wish upon a star
03 – Wrecking ball — Oggun
04 – Fly
05 – An evening thought
06 – 6:20 shuffle
07 – Raindrops keep falling on my head
08 – Malibu jump
09 – Watchful eyes
10 – Brother to brother

Length: 64:40
Tracks 1, 4, 6, 8 & 9 written by Mitch Shiner.

Musicians
WOODWINDS
Amanda Gardier: alto & soprano saxophones, flute & alto flute
Adam Carrillo: alto & soprano saxophones, clarinet
Matt Roehrich: tenor saxophone, alto flute, clarinet
Alex Young: tenor saxophone & clarinet
Steven Banks: baritone saxophone & bass clarinet
TROMBONES
Dan Coffman: lead trombone
John Sorsen: trombone
Stewart Rhodes: trombone
Wayne Wallace: trombone on tracks 5 & 9
Brennan Johns: bass trombone
TRUMPETS & FLUGELHORNS
Jordan Ghaim: lead trumpet
Joey Lamb: trumpet
Joe Anderson: EVI on track 10
Lexie Signor: trumpet
Pat Harbison: trumpet on tracks 5 & 9
TUBA
Matt Johnson: tracks 5 & 9
FRENCH HORNS
Eric Dumouchelle: track 7
Torrey D'Angelo: track 7
GUITAR
Matt MacDougall: guitar
VOCALS
Richard Baskin: tracks 2, 5 & 10
Michael Spiro: track 2
UPRIGHT, ELECTRIC, BABY BASS
Anna Butterss: tracks 1, 6 & 8
Rob Walker: tracks 2, 3, 4, 7 & 10
Jeremy Allen: tracks 5 & 9
PIANO
John Weisiger: piano
PERCUSSION
Joe Gavin: batá on track 2; guiro on track 5
Kristin Olson: batá on track 2; congas on tracks 6, 8 & 10; timbales & shakers on track 10
Mitch Shiner: shekere on track 2; congas & maracas on track 5; triangle on track 9; shakers on tracks 9 & 10
Michael Spiro: batá on track 2
VIBRAPHONE
Kristin Olson: tracks 1, 4, 6 & 8
Mitch Shiner: tracks 2, 7 & 9
DRUM SET
Ben Lumsdaine: track 9
Josh Roberts: tracks 2 & 7
Mitch Shiner: tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8 & 10

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Fly!. This is Mitch Shiner's composition, Dragon express. (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.)


Free Apple QuickTime download

Website: www.shineymusic.com
Record label: Patois Records

 
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Dawan Muhammad
Preachin to the Choir
 
Preachin to the Choir CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Preachin to the choir
02 – What me worry
03 – Just before sunrise
04 – Mi amor
05 – Tones for Joan's bones
06 – Up against the wall

A Love Supreme (Suite) (John Coltrane)
07 – Acknowledgement
08 – Resolution
09 – Pursuance

10 – I remember you
11 – We'll be together again

Length: 64:03
Tracks 1 & 3 written by Dawan Muhammad.

Musicians
Dawan Muhammad: tenor & soprano saxophones
Calvin Keys: guitar on tracks 1-5
Bobby Pierce: Hammond B3 organ on tracks 1-5
Tom Tonyan: Hammond B3 organ on tracks 6-11
Billy Higgins: drums on tracks 1-5
Harold Acey: drums on tracks 6-11

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Preachin to the Choir. This is Dawan Muhammad's composition, Just before sunrise. (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.)


Free Apple QuickTime download

Website: www.dawanmuhammad.com
Record label: LifeForcejazz Records

 


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