Album Credits for OPEN INVITATION (released Jan 18, 2014) WTM 361395 1. Count Me In (feat Adam Rohrlick) 2. Propulsion (feat Greg Manning) 3. Open Invitation (feat Cal Harris, Jr) 4. Init2Winit (feat Damien Walsh) 5. Charmed Life (feat Bob Baldwin) 6. Lovelight (feat DeeDee and Brittani) 7. Let’s Do This Thang (feat Olaf DeShield) 8. Let It Slide (feat Bob Mintzer) 9. Aurora Borealis (feat Rock Hendricks) 10. Carte Blanche (feat Cory Weeds) Gabriel Mark Hasselbach: all trumpet, alto and c flutes, flugelhorn, valve trombone, evi Lew Laing Jr: all keyboards, bass, programming Greg Manning; piano solo (Propulsion) Bob Baldwin: piano solo (Charmed Life) Bob Mintzer: tenor sax (Let It Slide) Cal Harris Jr: piano solo (Open Invitation) Rock Hendricks: tenor sax (Aurora Borealis) Cory Weeds: alto sax (Carte Blanche) Adam Rohrlick: guitar parts and solos (Count Me In, Init2Winit) Olaf Deshield: guitar solo (Let's Do This Thang) Dameian Walsh: tenor sax (Init2Winit) Sekou Bunch: bass (Count Me In, Init2Winit, Propulsion) Tony Saunders: bass (Aurora Borealis) Dee & Brittani Cole: vocals (Lovelight) Allen 'EZ' Smithee: drums Dedicated to the late Alan Ash, a great friend and supporter, who supplied me with hand picked trumpets over the years (that I still use!) Mastering and mix consultant: Craig Zurba (MR&D); Photo credits: John Rak (Artona Group) for all shots except cd tray; Sylvia Ronahan for under cd tray; Graphics: Windtunnel Multimedia; Sheet music prep: Miles Black Music; Pressing Preproduction: Troy Tremblay (Alternate-Root.com) Many thanks to all the great contributors and who helped make this record a reality. You are all stars in your own rights, and I am honored to have you as guests and collaborators on this project! Sylvia Ronahan, my loving wife, friend, muse, and unconditional supporter; Neal Sapper for 20 years of getting my stuff to radio; Willi Germann jazz consultant; Lew Laing for being a simpatico musical genius and astute musicality across the board; Dave Love at Innovative Entertainment Solutions; Doug and Mary Kirk and Stu Berketo at WAVE.FM; Rino Zalamea and Jesse Brook at Long and McQuade for excellent horn servicing; Derek and Diane Oelmann for providing a sweet musical homebase; Raj Mutti and Johnny Rock DeFazio for jazzin' up the Hard Rock; From Lew: The way we composed and recorded this project was so very 21st Century......technology at its best! Gabe your a consummate professional, great businessman, producer, fantastic musician, #1 on the planet email sender, and through all the re-takes and revisions, we got it done! Its been my pleasure working with you on Open Invitation, I just hope all your fans enjoy the music and much as we enjoyed making it! Shoutout to all the great musicians who played on the tracks with us, to Dee and Brittani Cole, and to our trusty Macs which worked their butts off as we mixed this record! FB: https://www.facebook.com/lew.laingjr Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/lew-laing Windtunnel Music SOCAN and Jordan Balter Music BMI
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Album Credits for GABRIEL’S HOLIDAY NOTES (released Dec 1, 2018) 1. Baby It’s Cold Outside (feat Kate Hammett-Vaughan and Gabe as Satchmo) 2. Christmastime Is Here 3. Feliz Navidad 4. Let It Snow 5. I’ll Be Home for Christmas 6. Linus and Lucy 7. Merry Christmas Darling 8. Santa Baby 9. White Christmas 10. Sleigh Ride 11. Winter Wonderland 12. What Are You Doing New Years? (feat Jimm Taylor) Gabriel Mark Hasselbach: Satchmo vocal, trumpet, flute, flugelhorn Kate Hammett-Vaughan: vocal Baby It’s Cold Outside Jimm Taylor: vocal What Are You Doing New Years? Miles Black, Eric Vaughn, Diane Lines, Luis Giraldo, Miles Foxx-Hill: keys & bass Rayford Griffin, Jimm Taylor, Miles Black, Tony Chamberlist: drums Recorded at Windtunnel, Carltone, Waterstreet and Ocean Studios 1989-2000 Remastered at Windtunnel Studios 2018
Album Credits for KISSED BY THE SUN (released Aug 12, 2012) WTM 361399 1. King James (feat Rock Hendricks) 2. Lock It Up (feat Walle Larsson) 3. Kindness (feat Jeff Lorber) 4. Funk In Deepfreeze (feat Chuck Loeb and Brian Bromberg) 5. UnReal Blues (feat Anthony Crawford) 6. Kissed By The Sun 7. It’s Real (feat Rob Tardik) 8. Starpixie (feat Jeff Lorber) 9. Ready When You Are 10. No One Like You (feat Jeff Lorber) Gabriel Mark Hasselbach: trumpet, flute, flugelhorn, valve trombone, alto flute, evi Jeff Lorber: keys, guitar,bass Chuck Loeb: guitar on Funk In DeepFreeze Brian Bromberg: bass on Funk In Deep Freeze Rock Hendricks: tenor sax on King James Walle Larsson: tenor sax on Lock It Up Rob Tardik: solo guitar on It's Real Oliver Lieber: guitar on King James, No One LikeYou, & It's Real Gary Novak: drums on Funk In Deep Freeze & Kindness Li’l John Roberts: drums on No One Like You Jimmy Brandly: percussion on Starpixie, Lock It Up, Kissed By The Sun Anthony Crawford: bass on UnReal Blues Tony Moore: drums on King James, Kissed By The Sun Star Pixie, Ready When You Are. Lock It Up & UnReal Blues Photos by Elle Camino Photography except back cover by SJR. Graphics by Wind Tunnel Multimedia Gabriel plays his Signature Wedge mouthpieces exclusively. All songs written by Jeff Lorber and Gabriel Mark Hasselbach. and published by Songs of Lorb (ASCAP),and WindTunnel Music (SOCAN), except Funk In Deep Freeze, written by Hank Mobley and published by EMI Unart Catalog Inc. Special thanks to Dr. David Harrison at Wedge Mouthpieces.com; Allan Ash Music; Eloisa Sanchez-Cioma; Randolph Borromeo; Tak Maeda; Massullo Music; Miles Black; Bob Kroeker; Willi Germann; Anthony Chamberlist; Stephan Earest; Jeremy Monteiro; Troy Tremblay; Mary and Doug Kirk... And my wife, my biggest fan and supporter, Sylvia Ronahan, who loves and believes in me and my music without reservation. The "underheard' Brian Savage could not be on this project due to technical reasons. but I thank him for the musical contribution nonetheless. Likewise with Paul Brown, Steve Oliver, Marion Meadows & Miles Black, who I hoped to have as guests on this recording.
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Album Credits for MIDCENTURY MODERN VOL 1 (released April 26, 2018) 1. Mississippi Jump ISRC CAHG51800001 2. Gibraltar ISRC CAHG51800002 3. Nature Boy (feat. Mike Taylor) ISRC CAHG51800003 4. Blues On My Mind (feat. Cory Weeds) SRC CAHG51800004 5. So What …. Now? ISRC CAHG51800005 6. Terra Firma Irma (feat. Ernie Watts) ISRC CAHG51800006 7. UberSmooth ISRC CAHG51800007 8. Comin' Home For Mardi Gras ISRC CAHG51800008 9. Mississippi Jump (radio mix) ISRC CAHG51800009 Gabriel: trumpet, flute, flugelhorn, valve ‘bone, vocal on #8 Miles Black: piano Laurence Mollerup: bass Joel Fountain: drums Ernie Watts: tenor sax Cory Weeds: tenor sax Mike Taylor: vocal Olaf deShield: guitar #9
Album Credits for MIDCENTURY MODERN VOL 2 (available late 2019) 1. Superblue CAHG51800010 2. Blue Soul CAHG51800011 3. Driftin' (feat. Cory Weeds) CAHG51800012 4. Jazz ‘n Samba CAHG51800013 5. Sister Sadie CAHG51800014 6. Nature Boy CAHG51800015 7. Chick's Tune (feat Ernie Watts) CAHG51800016 8. Superblue (radio mix) CAHG51800017 Gabriel: trumpet, flute, flugelhorn, valve ‘bone Miles Black: piano Laurence Mollerup: bass Joel Fountain: drums Ernie Watts: tenor sax Cory Weeds: tenor sax Mike Taylor: vocal Olaf deShield: guitar #8
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Album Credits for SWEET and SEXY (released Nov 10, 2017) Disc 1 1. Lovelight (from Open Invitation) 2. That Look In Your Eyes ~feat. Miles Black (from Told Ya So) 3. Lyteness (from Cool Down) 4. So In Love (from Seduction) 5. How Long Is Forever? ~feat. Amanda Wood (from Told Ya So) 6. Beyond The Stars (from Told Ya So) 7. Astral Plane (from Cool Down) 8. Slow Hot Wind (from Swingin’ Affair) 9. Aurora Borealis ~feat Rock Hendricks (from Open Invitation) 10. Funk In Deepfreeze ~feat. Chuck Loeb (from Kissed By The Sun) 11. Make This Dream Last Forever (from First Name Basis) 12. Soulmates (from From Hawaii With Love) 13. Pastels (from Told Ya So) 14. A Kiss To Build A Dream On ~feat. Gabriel vox (from Swingin’ Affair) Disc 2 1. I’ve Got You Under My Skin ~feat. Michael Bublé (from Come Out Swingin’) 2. In Santo Quala ~feat. Marc Antoine (from Told Ya So) 3. Open Invitation ~feat. Cal Harris Jr (from Open Invitation) 4. You Don’t Know What Love Is (from Come Out Swingin’) 5. Ready When You Are ~feat. Jeff Lorber (from Kissed By The Sun) 6. Easy Living (from Swingin’ Affair) 7. Azure Moon (from Told Ya So) 8. To Say Goodbye ~feat. Nancy Ruth (from Swingin’ Affair) 9. Comfort Zone (from First Name Basis) 10. Moonlight In Vermont (from Swingin’ Affair) 11. Living The Good Life ~feat. Torben Oxbol (from From Hawaii With Love) 12. Uber Smooth (from Gabriel’s Horns) 13. Peace Song ~feat. Paul Brown (from Told Ya So)
Come Out Swingin’ (remastered)
Liner notes, credits, and hi-rez album art for “Radio Gold’, ‘MidCentury Modern Vol 1’, Gabriel’s Holiday Notes’, 'Open Invitation’, Kissed By the Sun’, ‘Told Ya So’, ‘First Name Basis’, ‘Gabriel’s Horns’, ’Swingin’ Affair’, ‘From Hawaii With Love’, ‘Double Take’, ‘Come Out Swingin’’, ‘Solar Winds’, ‘Seduction’, ‘Live On Maui’, and others by Gabriel Mark Hasselbach Click on ‘About tab above to purchase!
Album Credits for RADIO GOLD (released Feb 1, 2019) This is Gabriel’s most radio friendly release ever, and includes his nine Billboard hits* (minus his three with Bob Baldwin), plus other new and overlooked funky~smooth tunes. Radio Gold includes tracks from Told Ya So, his 2011 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards ‘Album of the Year’, plus a never before heard gem, written with George Benson, featuring the iconic, late guitarist Ronny Jordan. All are curated for discerning broadcasters! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.
King James (feat. Rock Hendricks) 4:17 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700145 Way After 8 (feat. Ronny Jordan) 4:20 (SOCAN/ASCAP/BMI) ISRC CAHG51900001 It's Real (feat. Rob Tardik) 4:10 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700151 Kissed By the Sun 4:09 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700150 Kindness (feat. Jeff Lorber) 4:18 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700147 Shake It Down (feat. Rock Hendricks) 4:10 (SOCAN) ISRC CAHG50700135 Lovelight 4:00 (SOCAN/BMI) ISRC CAHG50700006 Mulberry Street (feat. Jeff Lorber) 4:20 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700098 Cool Down (feat. Rock Hendricks) 4:14 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700094 Equate Her (feat. Paul Brown) 4:12 (SOCAN) ISRC CAHG50700132 East Coast (feat. Warren Hill) 4:24 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700096 Peace Song (feat. Paul Brown) 4:15 (SOCAN) ISRC CAHG50700134 Count Me In (feat. Adam Rohrlick) 3:55 (SOCAN/BMI) ISRC CAHG51400002 *Rockin' the Ribjoint 4:12 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700131 *Propulsion (feat. Greg Manning) 4:11 (SOCAN/BMI) ISRC CAHG51400001 *Charmed Life (feat. Bob Baldwin) 4:11 (SOCAN/BMI) ISRC CAHG51400005 *Lock It Up (feat. Walle Larsson) 4:18 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700146 *Ready When You Are 4:06 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700153 *Starpixie (feat. Jeff Lorber) 3:48 (SOCAN/ASCAP) ISRC CAHG50700152
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Way After 8 is a previously unreleased track which features the late, seminal Smooth Jazz guitarist Ronny Jordan. Artists include Grag Manning, Bob Baldwin, Lew Laing, Paul Brown, Jeff Lorber, Warren Hill, Rob Tardik, Miles Black, Rock Hendricks, Adam Rohrlick, and many more.
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Album Credits for TOLD YA SO (released June 12, 2010) WTM 361395 1. Papa Was A Rolling Stone 2. Rockin’ The Ribjoint 3. Equater Her (feat Paul Brown) 4. In Santo Quala (feat Marc Antoine) 5. Peace Song (feat Paul Brown) 6. Shake It Down (feat Rock Hendricks) 7. That Look In Your Eyes (feat Miles Black) 8. Haranara 9. Pastels 10. Releasing (feat Darren Rahn) 11. Beyond The Stars 12. How Long Is Forever? (feat Amanda Wood) 13. Azure Moon 14. The Road Less Travelled
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