Release Date: October 30, 2018
Mix of jazz, world and punk
Winner - Independent Music Award for Jazz Music Producer
Winner - Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Jazz Vocals
Nominated for two additional Independent Music Awards
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1. Mechanic (3:40)MP3 | WAV
An upbeat, energetic tune with soaring horn lines, mix of pop-rock and jazz.
2. The Hotel By The Mansion (4:07)MP3 | WAV
A fun mix of Irish gypsy rock and Tim Burton/Danny Elfman.
3. Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano (3:32)MP3 | WAV
The Neapolitan/Italian cover about an Italian who wants to be American, combining punk and Italian folk.
4. Road Trip (3:05)MP3 | WAV
An upbeat, fun pop-rock tune. A classic song while on a road trip.
5. The Ghost And The Paperboy (3:13)MP3 | WAV
Surf rock meets gypsy jazz.
6. Magnolia (2:30)MP3 | WAV
A rockabilly swing tune with a growling trumpet solo.
7. Out In The World (3:06)MP3 | WAV
Funky blues meets reggae.
8. West Side Of Town (2:59)MP3 | WAV
A Billy Joel/Bruce Springsteen singalong.
9. Autumn Lovesong (5:16)MP3 | WAV
A nostalgic singer-songwriter tune with a classic piano solo and mandolin.
Produced by Dominic Mancuso & Mike Field
All tracks composed by Mike Field, except
Track 3 composed by Renato Carosone & Nicola Salerno
All songs arranged by Mike Field & Dominic Mancuso
Bed tracks recorded by Jeremy Darby at Canterbury Music Company
Overdubs recorded by Dominic Mancuso at dot productions
Piano recorded by Mark Camilleri at Imagine Sound Studios
Piano and organ on tracks 2 & 7 recorded by Miles Wilkinson & Dan Sinasac at DanLyn Studios
Mixed by John “Beetle” Bailey at The Drive Shed
Mastered by Peter Letros at Wreckhouse Mastering
Background vocals by Tania Cologna, Dominic Mancuso, Vincenzo Sarta & Sarah Saskin
Artwork by Mangacamp & Antonio García (kitsunekei1)
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Mike Field (lead vocals & trumpet)
Russ Boswell (bass on all except 3, 5 & 6)
Mark Camilleri (piano & organ)
Jerry Caringi (accordion)
Davide DiRenzo (drums)
George Koller (bass on 3, 5 & 6)
Rosendo "Chendy" León (percussion)
Dominic Mancuso (guitar on 4 & 9)
Tony Zorzi (guitars)