Fima Ephron - Songs From The Tree
Fima Ephron | Bass, Compositions, Percussion, Karimba, Voices, Guitars, Editing, Mixing
Chris Potter | Tenor Sax, Bass Clarinet
Adam Rogers | Electric Guitars, Steel String Acoustic Guitar
Nate Smith | Drums
Kevin Hays | Piano, Rhodes, Melotron and Synths.
David Torn | Loops on “Signs”
Adrian Harpham | Mix on “Fortune”
Thanks to Chris Potter, Adam Rogers, Nate Smith, Kevin Hayes, and David Torn, without your remarkable musicianship this project would not have been possible, I can’t thank you enough. I would also like to thank my family Sara, Isabelle and Jordan, I’m a better person because of your support and love, you have given my life meaning beyond words. Thanks also go out to Olga Spiegel, Mike Ephron, Bebe Ephron, Kai Ephron, Jamie Ephron, Aleks Ephron, Jack and Sue McCall, Ellen McCall. Also to the Simanowitz and Neuberg families.
To the music community at large, who are also like family, I also give thanks. In no particular order: Ben Perowsky Dave Binney, David Gilmore, Paul Nowinsky, Scott Colley, Don Falzone, Conrad Adderley, Boris Kazlov, John Patittucci, Wayne Krantz, George Farmer, Luico Hopper, Henry Hey, Brian Delany, Chris McQeen, J.J Appleton, Hans Glawishnig, Yonidev Helevy, Peter Brainin, Dennis Mackrel, Benny Nitze, Pablo Calagero, Bob Francheschini, Ray Vega Chris Rogers, Tony Lewis, Clarence Penn, Greg Barrett, Fred Perez, Fonda Ray, Ric Molina, Henry Cole, Jon Regan, John Adams, Craig Handy, Abe Fogle, Marcus Gilmore, Antonio Sanchez, Thana Alexa, Ziv Ravitz, Ravi Coltrane, David Virelles, Craig Taborn, David Cinquegrana, Dean Bowman, Oteil Burbridge, Gene Lake, Oz Noy, David Fiuczynski, Meshell N’degeocello, Jon Cowherd, Amma Whatt, Brad Allen William, Eyal Maoz, Jaleel Shaw, Jeramy Most, Emily King, Deron Johnson, Frank London, Greg Wall, Aaron Alexander, McClain Sullivan, A.C Lincoln, John Pondel, Marion Cowings, Aaron Parks, Chris Tarry, Mark Guiliana, Nir Felder, Idan Morim, Roberto Poveda, Steven Bernstein, Zack Danziger, Ben Monder, Bob Lanzetti, Yeoffi, Greg Skaff, Lana Is, JoJo Mayer, Danny Sadownick, Bit Chambers, Rich Mercurio, Willard Dyson, Peter Apfelbaum, Emilie Cardinaux, Rocky Bryant, Dan Pugach, Tony Falanga, Erik Blicker, Al Mcdowel, Scooter Warner, Mike Stern, John Zorn, David Buchbinder, Obed Calvaire, Michael League, Natalie Merchant, Ted Baker, Daby Toure, Jordan Pearlson, Marcello Pellitteri, Ed Simon, Miguel Zenon, Donny McCaslin, Tim Lefebvre, Nate Wood, Paul Pesco, Gene Jackson, Gabe Gordon, Jason Lindner, Ronnie Burrage, Jonathan Crayford, Genji Sirasi, Johnathan Maron, Tony Scher, Uri Caine, Jason Kruk, Federico Gonzalez Pena, Jim Black, Brad Shepik, Scott Brown, Poogie Bell, Jaimie Affamado, Jen Turner, Jon Davis, Mike Sarin, Samir Zarif, Dan Wiess, Danny Blum, Zack Alford, Tony Mason, Greg Tuohey, Seamus Blake, Jeff Allen, Andrew Hall, Karl Berger, Diego Voglino, Anthony Johnson, Bernard Davis, Steve Wolf, Deep Singh, Shai Bachar, Rafael Barrata, John Beasley, Dave Leavitta, Derek Bermel, Andreia Pinto Correia, Jeff Rozany, Alan Bezozi, Johnathan Blake, Will Boulware, Matt Brewer, Bob Brockman, Adam Benjamin, Freddy Bryant, Louis Cato, Bill Evens, Julian Arguelles, Fro, Monday Micheru, Alex Sipiagin, Ari Honig, Guyora Katz, Oliver Lake, Joel Harrison, Tommy Crane, Phil Robson, Christine Tobin, Shai Maestro, Marque Gilmore, Jesse Murphy, If I have forgotten anyone please forgive me.
This was recorded at the Bunker Studio in Brooklyn on Feb 5 2016 | Engineered by Nolen Thies
Special thanks to Louis Marks and the Ropeadope staff | Extra special thanks to Adrian Harpham and BigPulse Productions.