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Tom McCormick
South Beat
 
South Beat CD cover.

Tracks
01 – South beat
02 – Iridescence
03 – Mantra
04 – User friendly
05 – Naima
06 – Barbara
07 – My foolish heart
08 – Blue cha
09 – Feel the spirit
10 – Alone together

Length: 58:28
All compositions by Tom McCormick except tracks 5, 6, 7 & 10. All arrangements by Tom McCormick.

Musicians
Tom McCormick: tenor & soprano saxophones; flute
Pete Wallace: piano
Nicky Orta: electric bass on tracks 1, 2, 4, 8 & 10
Eric England: acoustic & electric bass on tracks 3, 5, 6, 7 & 9
Carlomagno Araya: drums & percussion on tracks 1, 2, 4, 8 & 10
David Chiverton: drums on tracks 3, 5, 6, 7 & 9
Edwin Bonilla: congas & bongos
Humberto Ibarra: güiro
Doug Michels: trumpet & flugelhorn
John Kricker: trombone

Guest Artists
Jonathan Kreisberg: guitar on track 3
Leo Quintero: guitar on track 9
John Lovell: trumpet & flugelhorn solos on tracks 1, 2, 6, 8 & 10

Sample Track
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Website: www.tommccormickmusic.com
Record label: Manatee Records
Distribution: CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play

 
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Daniela Schächter
Vanheusenism: A Tribute to Jimmy Van Heusen
 
Vanheusenism CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Here's that rainy day
02 – Darn that dream
03 – Come fly with me
04 – Like someone to love/ Imagination
05 – The second time around
06 – Vanheusenism
07 – All the way
08 – Polkadots & moonbeams
09 – It could happen to you
10 – Call me irresponsible
11 – But beautiful
12 – I thought about you

Length: 76:38
Track 6 written by Daniela Schächter. All arrangements by Daniela Schächter.

Musicians
Daniela Schächter: vocals & piano
Mike Tucker: tenor saxophone
Michael O'Brien: acoustic bass
Mark Walker: drums

Sample Track
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Website: www.danielaschachter.com

 
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Nána Simopoulos
Skins
 
Skins CD cover.

Tracks
01 – For no reason
02 – Let fire burn me
03 – Inside
04 – Owl woman
05 – The pathway
06 – Anases
07 – Merely to know
08 – And ever

Length: 56:30
All compositions and arrangements by Nána Simopoulos.

Musicians
Nána Simopoulos: vocals on tracks 1-7; guitar on tracks 1, 3, 5, 7 & 8; bouzouki on tracks 2, 5, 6 & 8
Ustad Sultan Khan: sarangi on tracks 4 & 8
Mary Ann McSweeney: bass on tracks 1, 4, 6 (arco), 7 & 8
Manos Loutas: bass on tracks 2, 3, 5 & 6
Royal Hartigan: drums on tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8
Michalis Orphanidis: drums on tracks 2 & 5
Solis Barki: percussion on tracks 1, 2, 3, 5 & 7; background vocals on track 5
Jamie Haddad: percussion on tracks 4 & 6
Greg Beyer: steel drums on track 4; percussion & berimbau on track 8
Dave Liebman: saxophone on tracks 1, 3, 5 & 7; wood flute on track 3
Charlie Tokarz: alto flute on track 2; saxophone on tracks 4 & 8
Dimitri Vassilakis: saxophone on track 6
Caryn Heilman: background vocals on tracks 2, 3, 5 & 7
Daví: background vocals on tracks 3, 5 & 7
Markos Simopoulos: background vocals on track 5

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Skins. This is Nána Simopoulos' composition For no reason. (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.nana.net and YouTube
Record label: Na Records

 


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