Century Of The Blues - Thanks Kevin Doherty for a great song initiating the
concept of this CD.
Some Bad News - Tom Malone's horn arrangements show how integral the horn section is in taking the blues to another place.
Clouds In My Heart - dedicated to Muddy Waters & the influence of "The Band" for their multi-instrumental arrangements.
One More Day - for the writers & singers of Sea Shanties & the styles of music they brought to America.
Ain't No Fun To Me - to Al Green for his mixture of Gospel, Blues, R'n'B
Sirens In The Night - remembering those who came to America escaping prejudice & starting record labels.
Sittin' In My House - 1930s blues by Bessie Smith - honoring women singers & writers.
Out To Lunch Eyes - like the novelty tunes of the 1950s & '60s - a lighter side
of the blues.
Shake Your Money Maker - guitarist Elmore James - inspirational singing, power & excitement.
Ballerina - influenced by Jimi Hendrix - bridging the gap between blues & rock.
The Crowmatix - l to r
- Bobbie Van Detta : lead & rhythm guitar, bkg. vocals
- Prof."Louie": vocals, bkg. vocals, Hammond organ, piano, accordion
- Gary Burke : drums
- Frank Campbell : bass, bkg. vocals
- Miss Marie : vocals, bkg. vocals, percussion, orchestra bells; piano
|TRACKS:Click to listen to samples !|
01 | Century Of The Blues
02 | Some Bad News
03 | Clouds In My Heart
04 | One More Day
05 | Ain't No Fun To Me
06 | Sirens In The Night
07 | Sittin' In My House
08 | Out To Lunch Eyes
09 | Shake Your Money Maker
10 | Ballerina
Additional Musicians :
Produced by: Aaron L. Hurwitz & The Crowmatix
- Tom "Bones" Malone : horn arrangements
trombone, trumpet, baritone sax, tenor sax -
- Larry Lunetta : trumpet
- Tom Timko : tenor saxophone
- Graham Maby : bass
- Dave Cook : jaw harp, bkg. vocals
- Jim Gilheany : bass
- Johnny Ciao : blues harp
- Casey Chandler : saxophone
Recorded at: LRS Recording Studio, Hurley, NY
Recording Engineers & Mixing: Aaron L. Hurwitz & Dave Cook
2nd Engineers: Frank Campbell & Danny Sheehan
CD Mastered by: Toby Mountain ,North Eastern Digital Recording, MA
CD Art Direction: Marie Spinosa
Photos & CD Design: Peter Michos ,
Resolutionary Marketing Communications(www.resolutionary.biz)
Web Marketing: Tom Moretti
Manufactured by: Tod Levine , Magnetic North, Saugerties, NY