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On APRIL 6, 2004.

On April 6, 2004, “Elektra” label released “Seis De Mayo” the third Trey Anastasio studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2003, and was produced by Trey Anastasio.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – acoustic guitar, orchestration, arranger, conductor
  • Abou Sylla – balafon
  • Mike Gordon – bass
  • Mike Hopkins – double bass
  • John Fishman – drums
  • Tom Toner – marimba
  • Fode Bangoura – djembe
  • Troy Peters – conductor, string arrangements, orchestration
  • Karen Kevra – flute
  • Stacy Brubaker – flute
  • Steve Klimowski – clarinet
  • Craig Olzenak – bass clarinet
  • Peter Apfelbaum – soprano saxophone
  • Dave Grippo – baritone saxophone
  • Russell Remington – tenor saxophone
  • Andy Moroz – trombone
  • Jennifer Hartswick – trumpet
  • Margaret Phillips – bassoon
  • Jocelyn Crawford – French horn 
  • Shelagh Abate – French horn
  • Ann Greenawalt – oboe
  • David Gusakov – violin
  • Laura Markowitz – violin
  • Ana Ruesink – viola
  • John Dunlop – cello
  • Peter Wilson – timpani
  • Peter J. Carini – recording engineer
  • Bryce Goggin – recording engineer
  • Brian Valentino – recording engineer
  • Brian Montgomery, Danny Kadar – engineer assistant
  • Chris Shaw – additional recording, mixing
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Scott Lenhardt – cover art
  • Susan Barber – design
  • Tim Barber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Andre The Giant
  2. Prologue (Pebbles and Marbles)
  3. The Inlaw Josie Wales
  4. All Things Reconsidered
  5. Coming To
  6. Discern (intro)
  7. Guyute (orchestral)

On January 21, 2013.

On January 21, 2013, “Atlantic” label released “Wolf’s Law” is the second Joy Formidable studio album. It was recorded in 2013, in North Wales, London and Sebago Lake, Maine, and was produced by Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matt Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Ritzy Bryan – guitar, vocals
  • Rhydian Dafydd – bass, vocals
  • Matt Thomas – drums
  • Joy Smith – harp
  • Tercia Realidad – strings
  • Jorge Jimenez – violin, direction
  • James O’Toole, Emma Alter – violin
  • Henrik Persson – cello
  • Xavier Stephenson – drum engineer, assistant string engineer
  • Liam Nolan – assistant drum engineer, assistant string engineer
  • Sam Wheat – string engineer
  • Paul Suarez – ProToolsengineer
  • Neak Mentor, Brian Montgomery – assistant engineer
  • Andy Wallace– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Steve Ralbovsky – A&R
  • Martin Wittfooth – paintings, album artwork
  • James Minchin III – photo(band photo)
  • Alex R. Kirzhner – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ritzy Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd.

  1. This Ladder Is Ours
  2. Cholla
  3. Tendons
  4. Little Blimp
  5. Bats
  6. Silent Treatment
  7. Maw Maw Song
  8. Forest Serenade
  9. The Leopard and the Lung
  10. The Hurdle
  11. The Turnaround (includes hidden track Wolf’s Law)

 

On March 7, 2006.

On March 7, 2006, “Reprise” label released “Morph the Cat”, the third Donald Fagen solo album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Donald Fagen.

Personnel:

  • Donald Fagen – Fender Rhodes, backing vocals, organ, piano, melodica
  • Jerry Barnes, Michael Harvey, Amy Helm, Carolyn Leonhart, Cindy Mizelle – backing vocals
  • Freddie Washington – bass
  • Keith Carlock – drums
  • Frank Vignola, Ken Wessel, Ken Emerson, Hugh McCracken, Wayne Krantz, Jon Herington – guitar
  • Walt Weiskopf – tenor saxophone
  • Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Phonus Quaver – vibraphone
  • Roger Rosenberg – baritone saxophone
  • Gordon Gottlieb – percussion
  • Ted Baker – piano
  • Mark Patterson – trombone
  • Howard Levy – harmonica
  • Ted Baker – Wurlitzer Electric Piano
  • Phonus Quaver – marimba
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Lawrence Feldman – tenor saxophone
  • Joe Pasaro – percussion
  • Camille Meza, Candice Predham, Eddie Jackson, Jennifer Battista – handclaps
  • Harlan Post, Jr – acoustic bass.
  • Roger Rosenberg – bass clarinet
  • Illinois Elohainu – flute
  • Brian Montgomery – bass
  • Tracking Engineer: Elliot Scheiner
  • Overdub/ProTools Engineers: Brian Montgomery, T. J. Doherty
  • Mix Engineer: Elliott Scheiner
  • Second Mix Engineer: Brian Montgomery
  • Assistant Engineers: Eddie Jackson, Jim Keller, Chad Lupo, Steve Mazur, Brian Montgomery, Matt Scheiner, Bryan Smith, Allan “A.T.” Thomas
  • Piano Technicians: Sam Berd, Wayne Williams
  • Drum/Guitar Tech: Artie Smith
  • Music Copyist: Gary Blu
  • Mastering Engineer: Darcy Proper
  • Additional Mastering: Joseph M. Palmaccio
  • Mastering Assistant: Maria Triana
  • Management: Irving Azoff
  • Production Coordinators: Jill Dell’Abate, Cindy Osborne
  • Production Assistant: Mary Lou Arnold
  • Art Direction: Jeri Heiden
  • Design: Ryan Corey
  • Photography: Danny Clinch

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Fagen.

  1. Morph the Cat
  2. H Gang
  3. What I Do
  4. Brite Nitegown
  5. The Great Pagoda of Funn
  6. Security Joan
  7. The Night Belongs to Mona
  8. Mary Shut the Garden Door
  9. Morph the Cat (Reprise)