The links in this section include the recording artists
and musicians who put their hearts and souls in the recording
of Canterina by Frederik Doci. Please visit their websites
and be amazed!
HAROLD STEPHAN - www.magikmusic.com
Co-producer, programmer and sound designer, Harold Stephan,
is the wunderkind owner of Magik Music studios and co-founder
of the seminal, evanescent rock band Amelia’s Dream.
Hark the Harold!
BEN BUTLER - www.benbutlermusic.com
Highly acclaimed guitarist (Dar Williams, Erasure, Jane
Siberry, East Village Opera Company, Shrek 2, Special EFX,
Tommy Emmanuel, INXS) plays a wide array of guitars on the
following Canterina tracks: Malagueña Salerosa, Anche
Senza di Te, Corazon de Cristal, El Dichoso Soy Yo, Caruso
Medley, Musica, Falling in Love Again, Canterina, Return
to Me, Crying Field, Zonja Shkoder, Glass Heart, Mavra Gialia,
and All the Love in the World. If there was a united nations
of guitar, Ben is the secretary general.
SYLVIA TOSUN - www.sylviatosun.com
The beautiful and passionate voice of Sea To Sun recording
artist Sylvia Tosun graces the following tracks on Canterina:
Bizet’s Pearls (Je Crois Entendre Encore), Falling
in Love Again, Return To Me, Zonja Shkoder, and Glass Heart.
Puff the magic dragonfly.
KAREN JACOBSEN - www.karenjacobsen.com
Enchanting Australian recording artist provided vocals on
the following tracks from Canterina: Anche Senza di Te,
El Dichoso Soy Yo, Canterina, Crying Field, Mavra Gialia,
All the Love in the World and is a featured vocalist on
Musica. There is always another slice of pie in the sky.
MIKLOS MALEK - www.miklosmalek.com
Our favorite renaissance man masterfully mixed the entire
double CD set of Canterina. Some say he is the human Swiss
BARRY DANIELIAN - www.barrydanielian.com
Trumpeter extraordinaire and producer/arranger is featured
on Malagueña Salerosa. Barry’s credits include
Tower of Power, Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Tito Puente
and so many more. He is indeed our honorary mariachi.
STEVE HASS - www.stevehass.net
World renown drummer has provided the pulse for Manhattan
Transfer, Billy Joel, Ravi Coltrane, Cher, East Village
Opera Company, and more. Steve adds his “hassbeat”
to Malagueña Salerosa, Anche Senza di Te, Corazon
de Cristal, El Dichoso Soy Yo, The Crying Field, Zonja Shkoder,
Glass Heart, and All the Love in the World. Opa!
JERRY O’SULLIVAN - www.jerryosullivan.com
Widely hailed as America’s premier uilleann piper,
Jerry also added whistle and low whistle to the tracks Crying
Field and Return to Me. This solo recording artist has played
with Don Henley, The Boston Pops, Dolly Parton, and is featured
on such films as Out of Ireland, The Long Journey Home,
Far and Away, and numerous television commercials.
RAMON BERMUDEZ JR. - www.ramonbermudez.com
Spanish guitarist supreme has been featured on several best
selling Narada compilations. From Santa Fe, New Mexico the
“flamenco flame” shares his talents on Malagueña
Salerosa and El Dichoso Soy Yo. Ramon comes full circle
as he was a featured artist on our first CD in 1990 (GGP).
MIKE VISCEGLIA - www.mikevisceglia.com
One of the kings of bass guitar, Mike has grooved with Suzanne
Vega, Dar Williams, Flo & Eddie, Phil Collins, Bette
Midler and now Frederik Doci on tracks such as Malagueña
Salerosa, Corazon de Cristal, Glass Heart, Dicitencello
Vuie, and Zonja Shkoder. The bassist has also turned author
as he starts his series on world famous bass players.
DAVE EGGAR - www.domo.com/artist/dave-bio.html
Domo recording artist is the hardest-working man in show
business. The crown prince of cello fronts the renown quartet
Flux and has played with the Who, Ornette Coleman, Kathleen
Battle, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Eugenia Zuckerman.
Dave is featured on Anche Senza di Te, The Caruso Medley,
Musica, Bizet’s Pearls, Canterina, and Mavra Gialia.
JEFF GRACE - www.tummomusic.com
String arranger and composer, Jeff assisted Academy Award
winning composer Howard Shore on the films The Lord of the
Rings trilogy, Gangs of New York, Panic Room and The Score.
He has worked with Annie Lennox, Renee Fleming, Flux Quartet,
Kronos Quartet, and the London Philharmonic. Jeff has graced
us with his arrangements on Anche Senza di Te, Dicitencello
Vuie, Musica, Au Fond du Temple Saint, and Mavra Gialia.
ULLA SUOKKO - www.ullasuokko.com
Finnish flautist, performance artist and Reiki Master, Ulla
Suokko infused Canterina with passion and sensuality with
her performances on the flute and bass flute on Au Fond
du Temple Saint, Je Crois Entendre Encore, Zonja Shkoder,
and La Danza. Our bridge of light.
WILLIAM GALISON - www.williamgalison.com
Toots Thielemans says he is the most original and individual
of the new generation of harmonica players. And obviously
Barbra Streisand, Ivan Neville, Bagdad Café, Vanessa
Williams, Howard Shore, Jon Secada, Chaka Khan, David Byrne,
and many more will attest to that. The proof is in the tracks
Falling in Love Again and Glass Heart.
MARTHA COLBY - www.marthacolby.com
Solo recording artist and cellist for the band October Project
plucked and bowed for us on Return to Me and The Crying
Field. See what’s in her cottage.
EMIL ADLER - www.octoberproject.net
Co-founder and composer of the legendary group October Project
delighted us with his smoky tenor on Canterina and The Crying
Field. Frederik Doci’s CD also features a cover of
the OP classic Return to Me written by Emil and Julie Flanders.
Emil is a man for all seasons and not just a Fall guy.
FADIL BERISHA - www.fadilberisha.com
Albanian born fashion photographer is the man behind all
the photography in the Canterina album by Frederik Doci.
In this instance a picture by Fadil is worth 10,000 words.
GABART - www.gabart.com
Graphic design by Gabrielle Gewirtz. This much-in-demand
CD designer has put her creative touches on Canterina, Sketches,
Smashville, Burning Blue, and Eco Logic. And she sings,
AMELIA'S DREAM - www.ameliasdream.com
Group founded by Canterina co-producer Harold Stephan and
Amelia Gewirtz. Go ahead and unravel the mystery.
GARFISH MUSIC - www.garfishmusic.com
The creative house behind world renown commercials, ringtones,
and music projects including work on the Canterina CD by
Frederik Doci. We'll be back right after a 30-second spot
from our sponsor.
SPIN STUDIOS - www.spinmusicstudios.com
This beautiful space in Queens is where the strings for
the CD Canterina were recorded. It's a "spin" zone indeed.
MAGIC SHOP - www.magicshopny.com
Renown studio where the grand piano was recorded for the
Frederik Doci CD "Canterina." How did they do that?
WALLACE COLLINS, ESQ - www.wallacecollins.com
Entertainment lawyer represents GAG Order Productions and
Blue November Records. One of the nice guys in the business.
GEORGE N. STEIN, ESQ - www.georgesteinlaw.com
Entertainment lawyer represents artist Frederik Doci. Yes
it is that George Stein.
STERLING SOUND - www.sterling-sound.com
The world renown mastering facility where Tom Coyne mastered
the new double CD from Frederik Doci. Yes, they designed
the word "masterful."
THE BITTER END - www.bitterend.com
Producer George A. Gesner's second home where owner Kenny
Gorka often saves him a window seat. Where music dreams
JANE ELLEN - www.janeellen.com
Composer, musician, educator and critic has been an ardent
supporter of GAG Order productions. Find out more about
her original compositions and CDs.
LORENZA PONCE - www.lorenzaponce.com
Violinist and recording artist exudes passion when bow meets
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS
& SCIENCES (NARAS) - www.grammy.com
The home of the Grammys, MusiCares, and keepers of the flame
in music education, research, and constituency. And the
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RECORD INDUSTRY
PROFESSIONALS (NARIP) - www.narip.com
Organization promotes education, career advancement, and
good will for record company executives, distributors, entertainment
lawyers, marketers, and managers.
SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME (NAPM)
The National Academy of Popular Music recognizes that without
muses there is no music.
LA MUSICA - www.lamusica.com
The premier Latin music site.
EAST VILLAGE OPERA COMPANY -
Rock me Amadeus!
DAVID FEYGIN - www.davidfeygin.com
The new breed of young, passionate and sophisticated vocalists.
METAPHOTOGRAPHY - www.metaphotography.com
Met a photographer named Kenneth Weissblum and his work
is magical, sensual, and metaphysical.
SONGLINK INTERNATIONAL - www.songlink.com
A shout out to David Stark and one of the world's leading
tipsheets for publishers, managers, songwriters, artists,
and labels. Two tracks on Canterina came via SongLink.
XEMU RECORDS - www.xemu.com
Alternative label headed headed by music/film impresario
Cevin Soling. Also includes a link to Mad Dog Films. If
you are looking for conventional or mainstream, don't click
NY SONGWRITERS CIRCLE - www.songwriters-circle.com
It all starts with a song and this long-running event has
featured the world's best and brightest songcrafters.
ISTROS MEDIA CORPORATION - www.istros.com
Designers of the Blue November web page. And they do so
NORMAN KERNER - www.normankerner.com
Norman penned El Dichoso Soy Yo and Piano on a Moon on the
Canterina CD. More hits to follow.
TONY VISCONTI - www.tonyvisconti.com
This man weaved gold with David Bowie, Moody Blues, T-Rex,
Strawbs, Gentle Giant, Badfinger, Thin Lizzy, Les Rita Mitsouko,
Annie Haslam and others. His journey continues.
SOAR - SOUND OF AMERICA RECORDS
The world's leading site for Native American music led by
Grammy winner Tom Bee.