Album Remarks & Appraisals:
The Music of The Beatles reimagined by John Daversa, an award winning composer, arranger and trumpet and EVI player. Daversafied big band arrangements of familiar Beatles tunes played and sung by some of LA's best, including vocalist, Renee Olstead.
Personnel: John Daversa (vocals, trumpet); Zane Carney, Andrew Synowiec (guitar); Songa Lee, Gina Kronstadt, Yi-Huan Zhao, Jordan Slocum, Susan Chatman (violin); Matt Nabours, Kate Reddish, Jimbo Ross (viola); Katisse Buckingham (flute, alto flute, tenor saxophone); Jeff Driskill (flute, piccolo, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Tom Peterson (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone); Phil Feather (flute, oboe, tenor saxophone); Phillip O'Connor (clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone); Bob Carr (bass clarinet, bassoon, baritone saxophone); Nancy Newman (bass saxophone); Aaron Smith, Daniel Rosenboom , Robert Schaer, Derek Ganong, Glenda Smith, Ron King , Jay DaVersa, Bijon Watson (trumpet, flugelhorn); Tyler Giroux, Chad Bernstein (trombone); Alex Iles, Paul Young , William Booth , George Thatcher (bass trombone); Craig Gosnell (tuba); Tommy King (piano, keyboards); Nick Mancini (vibraphone); Gene Coye (drums); Joe Martone (percussion).
Liner Note Author: Terence Blanchard.
Recording information: Alva's Showroom, San Pedro, CA (01/06/2015-01/07/2015).
Arranger: John Daversa.