Since the fall of 2015, I have been working in my home studio on some of the songs I have written over the past few decades. I began with the idea of recording only instruments I had made, so the acoustic guitars, violin, cello and bow are all made by me. But Christmas of 2015 saw me become the lucky owner of a Hagstrom Super Swede, so I just couldn't resist adding some electric guitar to the mix. To add even more of a homemade touch, I made the ribbon microphone used to record the vocals, cello, electric guitar and Kala bass.
In January 2016, I was lucky enough to meet a wonderful cellist - Marianne Houle - from Montreal who spent a delightful and musical 3 days in my workshop/studio with me adding her special touch to some of the songs. Then, in February and March, my good friends and singing partners Patrice Haan and Susan Ellenton added their sweet harmonies and just this month, the very talented Isabelle Christie (age 10) joined in.
Tony Marcus provided a great western swing fiddle track for Honey Bees and Nick LaRiviere, Miguel Valdez De La Hoz and Barrie Sorensen played the great horn arrangement (by Nick) on The Big One.
Thank you everyone!
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