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The Stryker/Slagle Band (Expanded)
Routes
 
Routes CD cover.

Tracks
01 – City of angels
02 – Nothin' wrong with it
03 – Self-portrait in three colors
04 – Routes
05 – Ft. Greene scene
06 – Great plains
07 – Extensity
08 – Gardena
09 – Lickety Split Lounge

Length: 58:16
Tracks 1, 5, 7 & 8 written by Steve Slagle. Tracks 2, 4, 6 & 9 written by Dave Stryker. Horn arrangements by Steve Slagle.

Musicians
Dave Stryker: guitar
Steve Slagle: alto saxophone; soprano saxophone on track 2; flute on tracks 3 & 6
John Clark: French horn
Billy Drewes: tenor saxophone & bass clarinet on tracks 2 & 3
Clark Gayton: trombone & tuba on tracks 3 & 6
Bill O'Connell: piano & Fender Rhodes on tracks 2, 5 & 6
Gerald Cannon: bass
McClenty Hunter: drums

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Routes. This is the title track, written by Dave Stryker. (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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Websites: www.davestryker.com and www.steveslagle.com
Record label: Strikezone Records

 
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Karrin Allyson
Many a New Day:
Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein
 
Many a New Day CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Oh, what a beautiful mornin'
02 – Many a new day
03 – Happy talk
04 – I cain't say no
05 – I have dreamed
06 – Out of my dreams
07 – Bali H'ai
08 – When I think of Tom/Hello young lovers
09 – We kiss in a shadow
10 – You've got to be carefully taught
11 – Something wonderful
12 – The surrey with the fringe on top
13 – Something good
14 – Edelweiss

Length: 54:38
All songs by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, except track 13 by Richard Rodgers. All arrangements by Karrin Allyson.

Musicians
Karrin Allyson: vocals
Kenny Barron: piano
John Patitucci: upright bass

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Many a New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein. This is I have dreamed. (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.karrin.com
Record label: Motéma Music

 
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Ramana Vieira
Fado da Vida
 
Fado da Vida CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Cabo Verde
02 – Fado da vida
03 – Fado açoriano
04 – Macau terra minha
05 – Nem as paredes confesso
06 – Lidimo amor
07 – A fadista
08 – Bailinho da Madeira
09 – Ai mouraria
10 – A tribute to Jean: the greatest gift

Length: 50:08
Music by Ramana Vieira: tracks 1, 2, 3 (with Gretchen Lehtonen Hopkins & Tomas Salcedo), 6, 7 & 10. Lyrics by Ramana Vieira: tracks 7 & 10. Lyrics by Euclides Cavaco: tracks 1, 2, 3 & 6.

Musicians
Ramana Vieira: vocals
Elzbieta Polak: violin on tracks 6, 8, 9 & 10
Patrick Fahey: mandolin on tracks 4 & 6
Gretchen Lehtonen Hopkins: cello on tracks 1, 3 & 5
John Clark: stand-up bass on tracks 1, 3 & 5
Beau Bledsoe: guitar on tracks 3, 5, 7 & 8
Benito Cortez: violin on track 5
Steve Albini: accordion on tracks 5 & 7
Ayinde Webb: drums on tracks 2, 6, 7 & 8
Tomas Salcedo: guitar on tracks 1, 3, 4, 5 & 7
Dave Eagle: percussion on tracks 4 & 7
Alberto Ramirez: bass on tracks 2, 4, 6, 7 & 8

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Fado da Vida. This is Macau terra minha, written by Rigoberto Rosário, Jr. (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.ramanavieira.net
Distribution: CDBaby

 


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