Tag Archives: Suzanne Ornstein

On June 14, 2019.

On June 14, 2019, “Columbia” label released “Western Stars”, the nineteenth Bruce Springsteen studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Stone Hill” in New Jersey, and was produced by Ron Aniello.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Springsteen – vocals, acoustic, twelve-string and electric guitar, glockenspiel, synth, strings, banjo, percussion, organ, piano, sampler, celesta, organ solo, mellotron
  • Ron Anielo – electric upright bass, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, percussion, vibraphone, bass, synth, sampler, drums, organ, celesta, loops, backing vocal
  • Marc Muller – lap steel guitar
  • Jon Brion– electric guitar
  • Rob Lebert – electric and baritone guitar
  • Greg Leisz, Marc Muller, Marty Rifkin– pedal steel guitar
  • David Sancious– organ
  • Charlie Giordano, David Sancious, Matt Rollings- piano
  • Lenny Castro – congas
  • Gunnar Olsen, Jon Brion, Matt Chamberlain– drums
  • Charlie Giordano- accordion
  • Andrew Sterman– alto flute
  • Alden Banta – bassoon
  • Curt Ramm – flugelhorn
  • Charles Pillow- oboe
  • Leelanee Sterrett– French horn
  • Rachel Drehmann– French horn
  • Jon Brion– celesta
  • Ed Manion- saxophone
  • Lenny Castro- shaker
  • Jon Brion– Farfisa synthesizer
  • Jon Brion– Moog synthesizer
  • Lenny Castro- tambourine
  • Jon Brion- timpani
  • Clark Gayton, Dan Levine- trombone
  • Barry Danielian, Curt Ramm- trumpet
  • Avatar Strings – Desiree Elsevier, Robert Reinhart, Vivek Kamath- viola
  • Stone Hill Strings – Rebecca Young, Shmuel Katz- viola
  • Luis Villalobos, Soozie Tyrell- violin
  • Avatar Strings – Annaliesa Place, Liz Lim, Emily Popham, Hyunju Lee, Joanna Maurer, Jung Sun Yoo, Lisa Kim, Sharon Yamada, Suzanne Ornstein- violin
  • Stone Hill Strings – Hyunju Lee, Joanna Maurer, Lisa Kim- viola
  • Avatar Strings – Alan Stepansky, Nathan Vickery- cello
  • Stone Hill Strings – Alan Stepansky- cello
  • Lisa Kim – concertmaster
  • Rob Mathes – conductor, arrangements Avatar Strings
  • Scott Tibbs – conductor Stone Hill Stringa, production coordinator
  • Cindy Mizelle, Curtis King, Matthew Koma, Michelle Moore, Soozie Tyrell– backing vocals
  • Patti Scialfa – vocal, vocal arrangements
  • Tobby Scott – loops, programming
  • Rob Lebret, Ron Aniello, Ross Petersen, Toby Scott – engineer
  • Alec Dixon, Brett Rouche, Chris Steffen, Greg Koller – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwigm- mastering
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Joe Visciano – mixing assistant
  • Kevin Buell – technician
  • Michelle Holme – artwork, design
  • Danny Clinch – photography
  • Kalle Gustafsson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Springsteen, except where noted.

  1. Hitch Hikin’
  2. The Wayfarer
  3. Tucson Train
  4. Western Stars
  5. Sleepy Joe’s Cafe
  6. Drive Fast (The Stuntman)
  7. Chasin’ Wild Horses
  8. Sundown
  9. Somewhere North of Nashville
  10. Stones
  11. There Goes My Miracle
  12. Hello Sunshine
  13. Moonlight Motel

On June 25, 2013.

On June 25, 2013, “Loud & Proud” label released “American Ride”, the ninth Willie Nile studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Stewart Lerman,  Willie Nile, Johnny Pisano and Alex Alexander.

Personnel:

  • Willie Nile– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Johnny Pisano – electric and upright bass, backing vocals
  • Matt Hogan – guitars
  • Alex Alexander – drums, percussion
  • Steuart Smith– guitars, banjo, harmonium
  • James Maddock– acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Leslie Mendelson – backing vocals
  • Rob Morsberger– string arrangement, harmonium
  • Oli Rockberger – piano, organ
  • Suzanne Ornstein – violin, viola
  • Lee Hogans – trumpet
  • Matt Janiszewski – saxophone
  • Johnny Pisano, Rob Morsberger – string arrangement
  • Andrew Fitzsimmons – executive producer
  • James Frazee – engineer
  • Stewart Lerman – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Deborah Maniaci – art direction
  • Christina Arrigoni – photography

Track listing:

  1. This Is Our Time – Willie Nile
  2. Life on Bleecker Street – Willie Nile
  3. American Ride – Willie Nile, Mike Peters
  4. If I Ever See the Light – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  5. She’s Got My Heart – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  6. God Laughs – Willie Nile, Eric Bazilian
  7. People Who Died – Jim Carroll, Brian Linsley, Steve Linsley, Terrell Winn, Wayne Woods
  8. Holy War – Willie Nile
  9. Say Hey – Willie Nile
  10. Sunrise In New York City – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  11. The Crossing – Willie Nile, Frankie Lee
  12. There’s No Place Like Home – Willie Nile