CREDITS:LJUBA DAVIS: LEAD VOCALS
Only by having Ljuba sing to you can such music be made......
Ljuba learned of Ladino songs from her Grandmorther.LJUBA'S PRESS KIT:USAAVRAM PENGAS: BOUZOUKI and VOCALS
Avram - the Eddy Van Halen of Bouzouki.AVRAM'S BIO:http://avram.pengas.com/GREECENADAV LEV: SPANISH GUITAR
Nadav - Terrific player and interpreter of music NADAV'S BIO:http://www.nadavlev.com/ISRAELRACHID HALIHAL: OUD
Everything that Rachid plays is meant for fun...... He shines like the moon in our ensemble!RACHID'S BIO:http://www.rachidhalihalmusic.com/MOROCCOMARTIN CONFURIUS: STRING BASS
Marty knew just what to do......
Marty Confurius (bass) has appeared with virtually all the top people in both bluegrass and klezmer music. His credits include work with Vassar Clements, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Andy Statman, and klezmer legend Dave Tarras.MARTY'S DISCOGRAPHY:BROOKLYNOSSAMA FAROUK (FAROUK): PERCUSSION
If the President wants a belly dancer, it is likely that Farouk is the percussionist!FAROUK'S BIOhttp://www.ossamafarouk.com/PURCHASE FAROUK'S MUSIC:EGYPTFRANCISO BOTERO:
ENGINEER AT STUDIO G BROOKLYN
Single Handedly recorded the music over two long days during Hannukah. Francisco stayed late and gave us 110%. We had a terrfic experience working with him and whole-heartedly recommend him as a recording engineer.ALBUM CREDITSCHRIS PUMMILL:
ENGINEER AT ROUGH MAGIC STUDIOS
Recorded "Durme".Thank you also to Joe "Moose" Demby for facilitating our sessions. See you guys on the roof!JASON CANDLER
: MIXING ENGINEER.ARI RASKIN
: MiXING ENGINEER FOR "DURME" and other UNRELEASED MIXES.MICHAEL FOSSENKEMPER
: MASTERING ENGINEER AT TURTLE TONE STUDIOSPHYSICAL CD PRODUCTION BY A TO Z MEDIAEXECUTIVE PRODUCERS and major supporters.Rabbi Yocheved Mintz, Dr. Ari Mintz, Mary Yared Davis, and Margot Oullette. PRODUCED BY DAVID E. DAVIS
"Sharing and listening to these songs sung by Ljuba (Mom) and played this way is the heightened actualization of a dream come true".
David plays the Cello solo on "Durme" and on the introduction of "Et Dodim". He arranged the song "Adir Hu".ALBUM COVER AND MORAL SUPPORT:I would like to thank artist Jennifer Delilah
for invaluable help and support throughout the project.
She designed the album cover, baked delicious goodies for band rehearsals, provided encouragement and so much more! Truly a Woman of Valor.OUR GRATITUDE:Yoav Shemesh - for recording Anthony and Chad singing the chorus of Scalerica. Thank you YOAV!!!
Anthony Cuccia, Chad Ryan for taking time from their busy schedules to sing into the microphone.
Sebastian Lopez for singing on the chorus in Scalerica.Chris Carlone for recording our initial Kickstarter video.
Carl Lumma - our first donor on Kickstarter!!!
Jonathan Nissenbaum - photographer and friend.
Tariq Khan, Nicki Birch, Jeff Ewusi and Andreas Hofweber at the Breeding Ground NYC for providing the fertile recording and music venue to catalyze the final product.MUSICIANS PERFORMING WITH US AT VARIOUS CONCERTS:Norberto Goldberg - Percussion
Performed Live at DROM June 15, 2012.
Jim Guttman - String Bass
MV Film Society July 22, 2013Jim's BIOGrant Smith - Percussion
MV Film Society July 22, 2013Grant's BIO