About the CD

COTA

The proceeds from this record benefit COTA, the Celebration Of The Arts, also known as the Delaware Water Gap Jazz Festival. COTA is a non-profit organization. 

COTA's mission is "to present and support the art of jazz in all its forms and historical breadth, and to support and cultivate interest in art through youth education, performing arts presentations, scholarship opportunities, and community outreach throughout the Pocono area."


Tracks:

1. Devil May Care
Words & Music by Bob Dorough & T.P. Kirk © Sincere Music Co. BMI
New York Voices: Darmon Meader, Peter Eldridge, Kim Nazarian, Lauren Kinhan, and Bob Dorough - vocals
Phil Markowitz – piano
Tony Marino – bass
Bill Goodwin – drums
Phil Woods – sax

Listen:
 New York Voices

2. I'm Hip
Words by David Frishberg/Music by Bob Dorough ©Swiftwater Music/Sincere Music Co. ASCAP/BMI
Nellie McKay, Bob Dorough – vocals
Eric Doney – piano
Paul Rostock – bass
Marko Marcinko – drums

Listen:

 Nellie McKay

3. I've Got Just About Everything I Need
Words & Music by Bob Dorough © Sincere Music Co. BMI
JD Walter, Bob Dorough – vocals
Phil Markowitz – piano
Paul Rostock – bass
Bill Goodwin – drums

Listen:

 JD Walter

4. Love Came on Stealthy Fingers
Words & Music by Bob Dorough © Sincere Music Co. BMI
Heather Masse, Bob Dorough - vocals
Phil Markowitz – piano
Tony Marino – bass
Marko Marcinko – drums
Phil Woods – sax

Listen:

 Heather MasseHeather Masse

5. The Song of the Mourning Dove
Words & Music by Bob Dorough © Aral Music Co. ASCAP
Val Hawk, Bob Dorough – vocals
Jesse Green - piano
Evan Gregor - bass
Sherrie Maricle - drums
Aralee Dorough – flute
Rick Chamberlain – trombone
Bill Washer – guitar

Listen:

 Val Hawk

6. Comin' Home Baby
Words by Bob Dorough/Music by Ben Tucker © Sincere Music Co./Benglo Music BMI
Craig Kastelnik, Bob Dorough - vocals
Heather Masse, Vicki Doney, June Thomas – vocals
Craig Kastelnik - Hammond B3
Phil Markowitz - clavinet
Marko Marcinko - drums, tambourine
Spencer Reed - guitar
Horns: Rick Chamberlain - trombone, Danny Cahn - trumpet, Tom Hamilton tenor sax and solo. Horns arranged by Eric Doney & Mitchell Cheng

Listen:

 Craig Kastelnik

7. Up Jumped A Bird
Words & Music by Bob Dorough ©Aral Music Co. ASCAP
Janis Siegel, Bob Dorough – vocals
Bobby Avey – piano
Paul Rostock – bass
Marko Marcinko – drums
David Liebman – soprano sax

Listen:

 Janice Siegel

8. Small Day Tomorrow
Words by Fran Landesman /Music by Bob Dorough © Cromwell Music, Inc. ASCAP
Donna Antonow, Bob Dorough – vocals
Phil Markowtiz – Wurlitzer electric piano
Evan Gregor – bass
Marko Marcinko – drums
Vic Juris – guitar

Listen:

 Donna Antonow

9. I'm Waiting For Someone
Words & Music by Bob Dorough © Aral Music Co. ASCAP
Grace Kelly, Bob Dorough – vocals
Grace Kelly - sax
Phil Markowitz – piano
Evan Gregor – bass
Bill Goodwin – drums

Listen:

 Grace Kelly

10. Sunshine Morning
Words by Bob Dorough/Music by Shep Meyers ©Sincere Music Co./Shep Meyers Music BMI/ASCAP
Vicki Doney, Bob Dorough – vocals
Eric Doney – piano
Evan Gregor – bass
Marko Marcinko – drums
Danny Cahn – trumpet
Rick Chamberlain – trombone
Nelson Hill – alto sax, flute
Tom Hamilton – tenor sax
Jay Rattman – baritone sax
Vic Juris - guitar

Listen:

 Vicki Doney

11. There's Never Been a Day
Words & Music by Bob Dorough © Aral Music Co. ASCAP
Nancy Reed, Bob Dorough – vocals
Jesse Green – piano
Evan Gregor - bass
Sherrie Maricle - drums
Bill Washer – guitar
Ed Hudak - percussion

Listen:

 Nancy Reed


Produced by Kent Heckman with Bob Dorough

Arrangements and additional material mostly by Bob Dorough, except: Darmon Meader arranged Devil May Care, JD Walter re-arranged I've Got Just About Everything, and Janis Siegel assisted with vocal arrangements on Up Jumped a Bird.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Kent Heckman at Red Rock Recording Studio, Saylorsburg, PA

Cover art: Photo Assemblage Brooch by Thomas Mann
Photography by Garth Woods, except Heather, Craig, and JD - by David Coulter
Graphic Design: Terese Gausman

This project was made possible through a grant from the ESSA Bank & Trust Foundationessa

 

"Thanks to all the artists who performed on this record, as well as Thomas Mann, Garth Woods, David Coulter, and Terse Gausman - all generously gave of their time and talents. And a very special thanks to Kent Heckman and Bob Dorough who went 'above and beyond' - donating countless hours to make this wonderful recording." - The Board of Directors, COTA