Album Liner Notes
Recorded by Phil Magnotti at Avatar Studios, NY.
Assisted by Brian Montgomery
June 15-17, 2009.
Mixed by Phil Magnotti at Silvermine Studio, Norwalk, CT.
Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound
Additional recordings by:
Mark Egan at Electric Fields Studios, Warwick, NY
Mitch Forman at Simi Valley Studios, CA
Bill Evans at Winsome Farms Studios, North Salem, NY
Special Appearances by the Raw Dog Horn Section (Bill Evans)
Bill Evans appears courtesy of Vansman Records
Mitch Forman appears courtesy of Maris Jazz
All songs composed and arranged by Mark Egan
Published by Azal Music, BMI
Except: Shadow Play composed by Mitch Forman
Published by Formanfor Music, ASCAP
Gargoyle composed by Ron Miller
Published by Ronjam Music, BMI
Keyboard orchestrations by Mitch Forman
Cover design and layout by Kio Griffith
Front cover photography by Jesus A Martinez Lauzirika
Additional photos by Fred George, Mark Egan and Sandeep Chowta
Special Thanks to:
Bill, Mitch, Vinnie and Roger for their inspiring contributions. They have the depth and magic that makes the music always come alive. Bill Evans for his friendship, constant inspiration and for having me as a member of his group which tours all over the world with the greatest players on the planet. Jeff Ciampa for his friendship, inspiration and the chord voicings on the Frog Legs A section 5th and 6th measures. Also many thanks to Joachim Becker and BHM Records, Tino Passante and all at Avatar Studios.
Extra special love and thanks to my wife Connie for her constant love, inspiration and support. She is the beacon of my life.
Thanks to my family and friends:
Mom, Connie, Joyce, David, Peter, Bill and Rebecca Evans, Danny and Beth Gottlieb, Pat and Jeff Ciampa, Michael and Sue D’Agostino, Cathy and Poo Waterloo, Anne and Ikuo Matsui, Michael Pedulla, Clifford and Denise Carter, Steve and Megan Jordan, Jim and Janet D’Addario, Patty and Jerry Coker, Whit Sidener, Ron Miller, Steve Lobmeier, Peter Janis, Bill and Pat Bartolini, Joel P. Johnson, Karl and Ann Latham, Dave Egenberger, Larry Villela, Riccha and Ira Brownstein, Mark Williams, Rick Chertof, Gene Grasso, Eric Baziliam, Rob Hyman, Michael and Angela O’Donnell, David Egan, Lane Baldwin, Lane Baldwin, George and Tracy Allesandro, Ned Steinberger, Roger Sadowsky, Tim Godwin, John Harber, Joel Silverman, Kim Wah and Holly Baldwin, Ken and Jane Dashow, The Caster Reelers Association, The Mastermind Summit and The Dade.
Pedulla basses, D’Addario Strings, Eden Electronics, Radial Direct Boxes, N.S. Design, Telex, Electro-voice microphones, Allesandro High End audio equipment Sibelius, Millenium Pre Mic, Planet Waves Products, ADK microphones, A.R.T., Presonus, Line 6, Digidesign, FXpansion Audio and Euphonix