RECORDED LIVE IN HAVANA CUBA
The sea is like music;
it has all the dreams of the soul
within itself and sounds the over
released 08 November 2005
All songs written by Barney McAll (Barnaby McAll Music, ASCAP) except where indicated
Piano, Bata, and Rhythms tracks recorded at Egren Studios Havana, Cuba.
The rest recorded in various NY lounge rooms.
Mixed and Mastered by Hiroyuki Sanada @ Crystal Elevator NYC
Produced by Barney McAll
Yaroldy Abreu Robles - congas
Dreiser Durruthy - bata, Vocals
Ramses Rodriguez - drums
Ernesto Simpson - timbales, percussion
Aryam Varona Hernandez - acoustic bass
Barney McAll - piano, bass, rhodes, chucky
Matt Clohesy - acoustic bass
Jasper Leak - electric bass
Jacam Manricks - alto sax
Jamie Ohelers - tenor sax
Eddie Bobe - Congas
Liberty Ellman - guitar
Billy Harper - tenor sax
Jonathan Maron - electric bass
Jay Rodriguez - tenor sax, alto flute, flute
Kurt Rosenwinkel - guitar
Josh Roseman - trombone
I offer the utmost respect to Yemaya
and to all of the Orishas.
Much gratitude to:
CU: Olave Alen, Bobby Carcasses, Minini and Afro Cuba De Matanzas, Aryam, Ramses, Yaroldy, Deiser and to Cuba itself; 'The Jewel of the Caribbean'
AU: Martin Jackson, Adrian Jackson, Andrew Walker, Joe Camilleri and head records, Yvonne, Jack and all the McAlls, Mike Nock, Michael Watt (Mr Big), Jacam Manricks and John McAll (for Tom go to bed).
NY: Billy Harper, Jonathan Maron, Jay Rodrigeuz, Kurt Rosenwinkel, George Schuller, Matt Darriau, Andreas (Dremond) Scherrer, Eddie Bobe, Gary Bartz and Josh Roseman.
Thanks to Rufus Cappadocia for invaluable help.
Thanks to Hiro Sanada for splendid mixing.
Special thanks to all the great musicians here.
And finally to my wife Jennifer, love and thanks.
This music was written for and inspired by Yemaya, the Queen of all the world and is dedicated to my sister, Phillipa McAll.
Design by Pete Barrett
This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
released September 11, 2012
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