These are the soundtrack recordings from Electric Ladyland Studio A, featuring members of the 1999 revival production cast, directed and choreographed by Tyr Throne. Recorded on 24 track 2" tape masters by Alex Abrash and David Baker. The Porters Union is Kenny Davidsen, Brian Wursham and John Kessel. Recording began September 4th, 2001. Vocal tracks recorded at Alex Abrash Burns Street Studio.
released June 7, 2013
by Peter Dizozza. Additional material by Lisa Dery, Dan Emery and Tyr Throne. Thanks to Troy Acree. Recorded by David Baker and Alex Abrash
Tony Hightower, Meghan Elizabeth Burns, Amy-Jo McKiel, Linda Kobylinski, Kimberly-Jo Mossel, Cinema VII in association with The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center
Prepare to Meet Your Maker
Concept, Book, Music and Lyrics by Peter Dizozza
Directed and Choreographed by Tyr Throne
Music Director: Kenny Davidsen
With The Porter’s Union
Kenny Davidsen Piano, Keyboard & Voice
John Kessel Guitar, Bass & Voice
Brian Wayne (Wurshum) Percussion & Voyce
Tony Hightower – Lead Voice, Chorus
Meghan Elizabeth Burns – Lead Voice, Chorus
Linda Kobylinski – Lead Voice, Chorus
Lauren Barret Porter – Lead Voice, Chorus
Laurel Hoffman – Lead Voyce, Chorus
Kimberly Mossel -- Chorus
Erika Belle -- Chorus
Peter Dizozza – Chorus, keyboard
Amy-Jo Mikiel – Voice Over
Diana Dunphy – Voice Over
Drew Blood – Voice Over
These recordings are based upon the revival mounted for the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center’s Apocalypse ’99 Exhibition, Yuko Nii, founder & Artistic Director, Terrence Lindell, President, further developed at The Throne Dance Theater, Baby Jupiter and The Manhattan Theatre Source.
This project originated on a Strange Folk Sunday at Lach’s Fort at SideWalk on July 14, 1996 and developed at Corinne Colon’s Culinary Loft, the Looking Glass Theatre, 22 Below, La MaMa E.T.C.’s La Galleria and at the Throne Dance Theatre.
Additional Script & Score Credits:
Troy Acree: Creative Consultant
Colette Bryce: Creative Consultant
Kenny Davidsen/John Kessel/Brian Wayne: Band Arrangements from Vocal Score
Lisa Dery: co-lyricist “Think Big”/Creative Consultant
Dan Emery: co-composer “Calling to You”
Tyr Throne: Director/Creative Consultant
Castle Waltz is Ennio Morricone's Piano Mazurka played by Barbara Steele in Michael Caiano's Amanti d'oltretomba
The end chant in Think Big pulls out in a big way ("sing, carrion") the chorus from December by Collective Soul.
Recorded at Alan Selby’s Electric Lady Studio A, and recorded and mixed at Alex Abrash’s Burns Street Studios, by Alex Abrash, David Baker and Peter Dizozza
Thank you, other cast & band members, Linus Gelber, Lisa Shred (Sredniawski), Christopher West, Alison Byers, Zane Campbell, Jamie Cosnowsky, Steve Espinola, Maki Fujita, Charles Herold, Beth Sacks, Debra Wakefield, Kerrigan Webb, Leslie Yahia, Andrew Uhlenhopp, Chris Chalfant, Chris West, Sam Ferrel, Mami Kimura, Andre Johnson, Little Oscar, Dan Killian, Mayuko Minami, Rhiannon Erbach, RonnieJane Gannascoli.
Mediterranean painting by Faith Palmer-Persen. Original prop designs by Mark Napier. Original Production Photographers Robert Strain and Pierre Jelenc. Videographers, Disney Nasa Borg and Michael Perrazetti asc.. Videotape of the Baby Jupiter Stage Production by Debra Wakefield with Mike Perrazetti
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