The Joshua Shneider Love Speaks Orchestra is a 19 piece ensemble comprised of some of NYC's most illustrious and adventurous improvisers, interpreting the music and arrangements of Joshua Shneider. Melodic, grooving, searching and harmonically inventive, the music draws inspiration from Jazz, R&B, Classical, Latin and American Pop elements.
released October 29, 2013
Joshua Shneider composer, arranger, conductor
John O’Gallagher, Matthew Willis, Dan Pratt, Ian Rapien, Frank Basile woodwinds
Matthew McDonald, Noah Bless, John Yao, Max Seigel trombones
Jeff Wilfore, Alex Pope Norris, David Smith, Justin Mullens trumpets
Justin Mullens french horn
Eric Halvorson drums, David Ambrosio bass, Bennett Paster keys, Joe Cardello perc,
Gary Sieger guitar “The Hurting Kind”
Featured Guests: Lucy Woodward vocals, Dave Stryker guitar
All music published by Twinsville Music, ASCAP
except Lost in the Stars; Hampshire House Publishing Corp, Chappell & Co, ASCAP
Recorded by Jeff Jones “The Jedi Master” at Systems Two, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Mixed by Lincoln Schleifer at Lincoln’s Log Cabin, Bronx, N.Y.
Mastered by Jon Gordon at Jon Gordon Music Productions, NYC
Additional editing and engineering by Evan Manners at World Alert Music, Bennett Paster at Benny’s Wash and Dry, Charles Prevost and Joshua Shneider
Musical assistance by Peter Hand and JC Sanford
Thanks to Nancy and Joe Marciano, and Mike Marciano at Systems Two
Co-produced by Jeff Jones
Produced by Joshua Shneider for Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records
© Joshua Shneider 2013, all rights reserved
This project is supported by the American Music Center’s CAP Recording Program, made possible by endowment funds from the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust.
Lucy Woodward appears courtesy of Verve Records.