Produced by Mike Catalano and Will Lee

Associate Producers:

Rob Mounsey, George Whitty, Nico Assumpćčo,

Dean Bailin, Bill Hellar, Mark Egan,Ken Freeman

Mixed by Ken Freeman

Mastered by Greg Calby at Sterling Sound

Recording Engineers: Phil Magnotti, Dean Bailin, George Whitty, Malcolm Pollack

Recorded at:  Avatar Recording, New York City • Rob Mounsey Music, New York City•Dean Bailin Recording, New York City•Studio 900, New York City•626 Studio,Detroit Michigan•Mike Catalano Productions Studios    

Attorney : Phil Jimenez

Cover Design by: Charles Walsh/Chuck Starr Graphics and Mike Catalano

Photography by Mike Catalano, Sandrine Lee, Tom Meidinger

Special thanks to : Aurilene (Lelena) Borges, Will and Sandrine Lee, Rob and Debbi Mounsey,  Dean Bailin, Lou Marini and Carmen, Bob James, Marion Orr, Ivan and Valeria Lins, Chuck Loeb, Ken Freeman and Ati, Bashiri Johnson, Phil Magnotti, Steve Gadd, Shawn Pelton, Peter Erskine, Paula Perieira and Mariana, Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, Alex Foster, Toninho Horta, Chris Parker, Mark Egan, Tom Barney, Steve  Dunleavy, The New York Post, Tom and Lori Meidinger, Phil and Chris Jimenez.

To Will Lee: thank you for your patience,time, and creative energies in taking this music where it needed to go and your unconditional comittment to this project!

To Rob Mounsey: Thank you for all these tasteful elegant sounds, and arrangements, and giving these songs “wings” !

 

 

Super Thanks to:  Marcio Montarroyos and Cristina, Guilerme Reis, Armando Marćal, Chris Bayer, Jeff Weiser, Lawrence Chabra, Mike Sheehan, Eva Polyka, George Barreto, Harry Martin, Jane Duboc, Paulo Amorim, Cerena Gourdine Steifel,  Dallas Hartnett, Arlindo Coutinho, Andy Gay, Bill Hellar, Michael McDonald, Pete Pontillo, John Gabrus, Chris Murphy, Mark Mcnally, Simon Eckels, Andrei Kondakov and my friends in Russia, Peter Brennan, Maury Povich, Ian G. Rae, Raphael Abramovitz, Donna Hayes, Al Pacino and Tim from CHAL Productions. Ron Howard and Louis Velis from Imagine, Chris Jones,  Felicia Michaels, Shelly Lazar, Jerry Fox, Sean Gillen, Jeff Engle, Phil Corsentino, Paulo Jobim, Bruno Arena, Ricardo Silveira, Luiz Avellar, Gary Schwartz, Gary Masi, Fred Gatti, Garry Dial, George Whitty,  Fox TV, IA 794, Billy Joel, Jane Arginteanu, Jon Waxman, David Charles and Digidesign, Artur, Marta and Familia Borges, my cousins Paul Mirabella, Richie and Charlie Mirabella,.and my family down-under in Melbourne Australia, Beth, Julie and Michael, Chris and Jan.

1 Right on Time

 (Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc.  BMI

 

Mike Catalano-Piano

Will Lee- Bass

Rob Mounsey- Rhodes and Synths  

Jeff Mironov- Guitars

Shawn Pelton- Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Lou Marini- Saxaphones and Flutes

Arranged by Will Lee, Mike Catalano

Horn Arrangement by Rob Mounsey

 

2  Beauty and the Beast

(Alan Meinken and Howard Ashman) ©1991 Walt Disney Music Company/Wonderland Music Company BMI

 

Mike Catalano -Piano and Drum Prog

Bob James-Rhodes

Rob Mounsey- Synthesizers

Will Lee- Bass

Chuck Loeb-guitar

Ricardo Silveira- guitar

Peter Erskine-Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Christopher Parker- Shaker

Lou Marini- Saxaphones and Flutes 

Arranged by Mike Catalano

Orchestration by Rob Mounsey

 

3. Thinking of You

(Mike Catalano)  Catman Records Inc.  BMI

Mike Catalano-Piano

Will Lee-Vocals and Bass and V-Drums

Rob Mounsey-Synths and Percussion -

Programming

Chuck Loeb-Guitar 

Peter Erskine- Drums,

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Arranged by Mike Catalano, Rob Mounsey and Will Lee

 

4. Urban Delight (mo’bim)

(Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc.  BMI

 

Mike Catalano -Piano, Drum Prog

Will Lee- Bass

Jeff Mironov-Guitar

Rob Mounsey-Rhodes, Synthesizer

Shawn Pelton-Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion,

Lou Marini- Saxaphones and Flutes

Arranged by Lou Marini and Mike Catalano

 

5.The Fool on the Hill

(Lennon-McCartney) Sony ATV TUNES/LLC/EMI

Blackwood Music Collecting Agent ASCAP

 

Mike Catalano-Piano 

Will Lee-Vocals

Nico Assumpćčo-Bass

George Whitty Synths

Peter Erskine- Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Mark Egan-Drum Prog.

Arranged by Mike Catalano and

Nico Assumpćčo

Vocal Arrangement by Will Lee

 

6 Mr. Swing

(Mike Catalano) ) Catman Records Inc.  BMI

 

Mike Catalano -Piano, Drum Prog

Will Lee- Bass,

Rob Mounsey-Rhodes, Synthesizers

and VL1 Breath controller

Jeff Mironov-Guitar

Shawn Pelton-Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion 

Arranged by Will Lee and Mike Catalano

 

 

7. Take me Back  to Rio

(Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc. BMI

 

Mike Catalano-Piano,.

Will Lee- Bass and  Vocals

Vanessa Falabella- Vocals

Rob Mounsey-Synths

Chuck Loeb-Guitar

Steve Gadd- Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Mestre Marćal-Percussion

Lou Marini-Sax and Flutes

Randy Brecker-Trumpet and Fluglehorn

Arrangement by Mike Catalano

 

8. Smooth As Silk

(Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc. BMI

Mike Catalano -Piano

Will Lee- Bass, Synths,

Chuck Loeb- Guitar, Drum Prog,

Rob Mounsey-Rhodes, Drum Prog.

George Whitty-Synths

Shawn Pelton-Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Lou Marini- Saxaphones and Flutes,

Randy Brecker-Trumpet and Fluglehorn

Arranged by Mike Catalano

and  Chuck Loeb

Horn Arrangement by Lou Marini

 

9.Lelena

(Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc. BMI

Mike Catalano-Piano

Will Lee-Bass and Vocals

Lou  Marini-Sax and Flutes

Randy Brecker-Trumpet, Fluglehorn

Rob Mounsey-Synths, Orchestration

Chuck Loeb-Guitar 

Shawn Pelton-Drums

Basheri Johnson-Percussion

Arrangement by Mike Catalano

 

10.Dindi (English)

(Antonio Carlos Jobim & Luiz Oliveira)

Ipanema Music/Corcovado Music BMI

Mike Catalano-Piano

Ivan Lins-Vocals

Will Lee-Bass

Jeff Mironov-Guitar

Rob Mounsey-Rhodes and Synths

George Whitty-Drum Prog and Bridge Synths

Steve Gadd-Drums

Basheri Johnson-Percussion

Arranged by Will Lee and Mike Catalano

Orchestration by Rob Mounsey

 

11.Moonlight in Baja

(Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc. BMI

Mike Catalano-Piano-Drum Prog

Will Lee-Bass

Chuck Loeb-Guitar

Bob James-Rhodes Melody

Shawn Pelton-Drums

Basheri Johnson- Percussion

Lou Marini-Saxaphones and Flutes

Randy Brecker-Trumpet and Fluglehorn

Rob Mounsey-Synths

George Whitty-Electric Piano

Ken Freeman-Loop 

Arranged by Mike Catalano and 

Nico Assumpćčo

Horn Arrangement by Lou Marini and

Rob Mounsey

 

12 The End of and Era

(Mike Catalano) Catman Records Inc. BMI

Mike Catalano- Piano

Rob Mounsey- Orchestration

 

13 Dindi (Portuguese)

(Antonio Carlos Jobim &  Vinicius De Moraes)

Ipanema Music/Corcovado Music BMI

Mike Catalano-Piano

Ivan Lins-Vocals

Will Lee-Bass

Jeff Mironov-Guitar

Rob Mounsey-Rhodes and Synths

George Whitty-Drum Prog and Bridge Synths

Steve Gadd-Drums

Basheri Johnson-Percussion

Arranged by Will Lee and Mike Catalano

Orchestration by Rob Mounsey

 

 

Bob James  Appears Courtesy of Tappan Zee Records

Ivan Lins  Appears courtesy of OILUA Produćões  Artisticasa

Chuck Loeb Appears Courtesy of ChrisLiz Music Inc.

Peter Erskine Appears Courtesy of Fuzzy Music

Randy Breckerr Appears courtesy of BHM productions

Will Lee Uses Sadowsky Basses

Mark Egan Appears Courtesy of Wavetone Records

Ricardo Silveira Appears Courtesy of Adventure Music

Steve Dunleavy Appears Courtesy the New York Post

Mike Catalano uses Yamaha Diskclavier Grand Piano

Courtesy of Yamaha Concert & Artist Services.

 

In Memory of Nico Assumpćčo, good friend and bassist extraordinaire.

Auredilson Alves Borges, Cornelius Bumpus, Meistre Marćal

Antonio Carlos Jobim.

 

Dedicated to the memory of my parents, Lola and Ferdinand Catalano

 

 

 

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