Thursday, December 31, 2015

Toto - 2016 Tour



Toto will return to the road in 2016 with a new string of shows beginning January 27th in Brussels. Tour stops are scheduled in France, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The band will also return to Japan for eight dates beginning on March 3rd in Sendai. These will be the first set of dates in Asia for Toto since the release of "Toto XIV".

In the new year, Leland Sklar will return as the bassist for Toto, as founding member David Hungate comes off the road. For more info, tickets, tour schedule you may click the following link:

www.totoofficial.com

Monday, December 14, 2015

Saturday, December 19 2015 - Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert - AMC TV Broadcast



As previously announced the Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 5 will be airing on AMC TV on Saturday, December 19 at 9 p.m. ET.

You may check out Lee playing in the all-star house band at the event with Greg Phillinganes, Kenny Aronoff, Felicia Collins, Sid McGinnis, Boh Cooper, Taku Hirano, Jory Steinberg and Trya Juliette. Concert line-up consists of performers such as Peter Frampton, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, John Fogerty, Spoon, Aloe Blacc, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers, Juanes, Pat Monahan, Tom Morello, The Roots and Chris Stapleton. Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney appeared in video while actor Kevin Bacon was the host.

For more info, airing schedules etc. you may check out the following address:

www.amc.com

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Saturday, December 5 2015 - Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert - The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, N.Y.

Latest post update: December 8, 2015

You may check out some more content on the official event website at this address:
imagine-john-lennon-75th-birthday-concert




Lee will be the bass player in the all-star house band at the Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert event happening at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 5. Other announced members in the lineup will be Greg Phillinganes (Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton) on keyboards, Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp) on drums, Felicia Collins and Sid McGinnis (Paul Shaffer CBS Orchestra) on guitars, along with keyboardist Boh Cooper, percussionist Taku Hirano, and backing vocalists Jory Steinberg and Trya Juliette.

Musical legends such as Peter Frampton, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler and John Fogerty will come together for the concert along with Spoon, Aloe Blacc, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers (The Killers), JUANES, Pat Monahan (Train), Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), The Roots and Chris Stapleton.

The concert will feature video appearances by Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney. Actor Kevin Bacon has been selected as host.

The concert will be taped to air exclusively on AMC on Saturday, December 19 at 9 p.m. ET. A block of $99 tickets have been released and are available via Ticketmaster. A portion of proceeds from the concert will be donated to Robin Hood. Robin Hood, New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, creates and funds over 200 of the most effective programs, to help 1.8 million New Yorkers learn and earn their way out of poverty.

For more info and tickets you may go to the following address:

www.ticketmaster.com

Monday, December 7, 2015

Judith Owen

Latest post update: October 25, 2015



Judith Owen - Ebb & Flow
Twanky Records TWR 00133 (2014) - 2-record set US LP

Side A

1 - Train Out Of Hollywood*
2 - I Would Give Anything*
3 - In The Summertime

Side B

4 - Hey Mister, That’s Me Up On The Jukebox*
5 - Under Your Door*
6 - About Love*

Side C

7 - I’ve Never Been To Texas*
8 - You’re Not Here Anymore*
9 - One In A Million*

Side D

10 - You Are Not My Friend*
11 - Sweet Feet
12 - Some Arrows Go In Deep*

Notes: 1) Album was released in the US also as a single-disc CD on Twanky Records TWR 00131 (2014). 2) Album comes with liner notes by Judith Owen. Please see original packaging for these.

Judith Owen - Vocals, Piano, Hammond B3
Leland Sklar - Bass (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)*
Geoff Gascoyne - Double Bass
Russell Kunkel - Drums (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Waddy Wachtel - Guitar
Jeff Young - Hammond B3
Chris Caswell - Hammond B3
Gabriella Swallow - Cello
Lenny Castro - Percussion (1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12)
Pedro Segundo - Percussion (3, 6)
Carmen Carter - Backing Vocals
Lori Perry - Backing Vocals
Oren Waters - Backing Vocal

Produced by David Z and Judith Owen (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Produced by Judith Owen (3, 11)

David Z - Recording Engineer (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Olga Fitzroy - Recording Engineer (3)
Nathaniel Kunkel - Recording Engineer (11), Mixing Engineer (11)
David Bianco - Mixing Engineer (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Geoff Neal - Engineer (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
David Schwerkolt - Engineer (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
John Prestage - Assistant Engineer (3)
Masa Fukudome - Assistant Engineer (11)

Recording Studios:
Sunset Sound, Hollywood (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
Air, Lyndhurst, London (3)
Neptune Valley Studios, LA (11)

Mixing Studios:
Dave’s Room, North Hollywood (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12)
The Village Recorder, West LA (11)

Bernie Grundman - Mastering Engineer
Adam Woloszyn - Assistant Mastering Engineer

Mastering Studio:
Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood

Sue Flood - Photographs
Will Knapp - Additional Photographs
Matt Mindlin - Additional Photographs
Serena Westwell - Additional Photographs
Judith Owen - Artwork
Brian Porizek - Art Direction, Album Package Design

“Ebb & Flow // (a recurrent or rhythmical pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth)”.

judithowen.net

Songwriters:
Judith Owen
Raymond Dorset
James Taylor



source/pic: my records
CD cat #: the web

Anthologies



Judith Owen - Ebbing & Flowing - Judith In Germany 2015
Twanky Records TWR 00144 (2015) - US CD

1 - Aquarius
2 - In The Summertime (radio edit)
3 - Train Out Of Hollywood*
4 - I’ve Never Been To Texas*
5 - Nicholas Drake - featuring Richard Thompson
6 - My Father’s Voice
7 - Here
8 - Let’s Hear It For Love

Notes: 1) This is an anthology for the German market with two tracks from the “Ebb & Flow” LP, a previously unreleased cover of a song from the musical “Hair”, the radio edit of the “In The Summertime” single and four songs from Judith Owen’s previous LPs. 2) Musician credits are not included: those listed below are for the two tracks with Lee on bass taken from the “Ebb & Flow” LP only. Please see listings on original records for complete credits.

Judith Owen - Piano, Vocal
Leland Sklar - Bass (3, 4)
Russell Kunkel - Drums (3, 4)
Waddy Wachtel - Guitar (3, 4)
Jeff Young - Hammond B3 (4)
Lenny Castro - percussion (3, 4)
Carmen Carter - Backing Vocals (3)
Lori Perry - Backing Vocals (3)
Oren Waters - Backing Vocal (3)

Alessia Laudoni - Cover Photo

www.judithowen.net

Songwriters:
Judith Owen
Raymond Dorset
Galt MacDermot
James Rado
Gerome Ragni



source/pic: my records

Singles



“In The Summertime” - 5-track iTunes deluxe EP - digital booklet (front page)

Judith Owen - In The Summertime EP
Twanky Records (2014) - 5-track iTunes deluxe single with song video, video interview and digital booklet

1 - In The Summertime (radio edit) - 3:39
2 - Blue Jeans - 2:43
3 - Summer Nights - 3:41
4 - It Might As Well Rain Until September - 3:25*
5 - Summer Breeze - 3:35
6 - In The Summertime - 4:41 - video
7 - Judith Owen interview - 2:38 - video

Notes: 1) This is a 5-track deluxe EP available for download exclusively on iTunes. A non-deluxe option comes without the two video additions and the digital booklet. 2) All songs are covers of hits, namely from Mungo Jerry, David Dundas, Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta, Carole King and Seals & Crofts. 3) Original title of track 2 was “Jeans On”. 4) No mixing credits are given for track 4.

Audio Credits

Judith Owen - Piano, Vocals
Leland Sklar - Bass Guitar (4)*
Geoff Gascoyne: Double Bass
Russell Kunkel - Drums (4)
Waddy Wachtel - Guitar
Gabriella Swallow: Cello
Pedro Segundo - Percussion, Additional Percussion (4)
Lenny Castro - Percussion (4)

Produced by Judith Owen (1, 2, 3, 5)
Produced by Judith Owen and David Z (4)

Olga Fitzroy - Recording Engineer (1, 2, 3, 5)
David Bianco - Mixing Engineer (1, 2, 3, 5)
Geoff Neal - Engineer (4)
David Schwerkolt - Engineer (4)
John Prestage - Assistant Recording Engineer (1, 2, 3, 5)

Recording Studios:
AIR Studios, London - October 20, 2013 (1, 2, 3, 5)
Sunset Sound, Hollywood - July 27, 2013 (4)

Mixing Studio:
Dave’s Room, North Hollywood (1, 2, 3, 5)

Bernie Grundman - Mastering Engineer
Adam Woloszyn - Assistant Mastering Engineer

Mastering Studio:
Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood

Video Credits

“In The Summertime”
Nick Leopold - Director
Greg Shappell - Camera
Serena Westwell - Coordinator
Jordan Ryan - Production

Sue Flood - Digital Book Photography (pp. 1, 2, 9)
Greg Shappell - Digital Book Photography (pp. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

“Thanks to the guys from Pyramid (International Ltd.) for the RAW Mungo Jerry clip”.

judithowen.net

Songwriters:
Warren Casey
Darrell Crofts
Raymond Dorset
David Dundas
Gerry Goffin
Roger Greenaway
Jim Jacobs
Carole King
James Seals



source/pic: my records