On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Verve Forecast Records” label released “First Wish”, the debut Chris Botti album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “AGF Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Botti, Kevin Killen and Andy Snitzer.

Personnel:

  • Chris Botti – trumpet, keyboards, programming, tambourine, acoustic piano
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, acoustic piano, Omnichord
  • Andy Snitzer – Rhodes, programming
  • Mitchell Froom – Wurlitzer electric piano, organ
  • Kevin Killen – Omnichord
  • Larry Saltzman – guitars
  • Shane Fontayne – guitars
  • Paul Livant – guitars
  • Marc Shulman – guitars
  • Dominic Kanza – guitars
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums
  • Joe Bonadio – percussion
  • Cyro Baptista – surdo, shaker
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Rebecca Young – violin
  • Morris Goldberg – African flutes
  • Edie Brickell – vocals
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Guy Eckstein – executive producer
  • Andrew Page – additional recording
  • Marc Silag – production coordinator
  • David Lau – art direction
  • Sheryl Lutz-Brown – art direction
  • Étsuko Iseki – design
  • Gary St. Clair – design
  • Brad Hitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Botti, except where noted.

  1. Worlds Outside
  2. On the Night Ride
  3. First Wish
  4. Like I Do Now – Chris Botti, Edie Brickell, Paul Joseph Moore
  5. Cubism
  6. Through Tin Hearts
  7. Longing
  8. Nerve Central
  9. Fade to Day
  10. A Few More Days, A Few More Weeks

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