released November 18, 2011
All songs written by Juancho Herrera except
"Montilla" Traditional Venezuelan
© 2011 Lagartcho Music/ASCAP
Produced by Juancho Herrera.
Arranged by Juancho Herrera in collaboration with all the musicians!
Recorded and Engineered by Juancho Herrera at multiple
locations in NYC.
Mixed and Mastered by Fernando Aponte at Playa Larga.
Drawings by Burcu Gokcek
Photography by Oskar Landi
Graphic design by Kraker.
-Juancho Herrera: vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, cuatro, mandolin, bandola llanera, claps.
-Anat Cohen: clarinet in 4, tenor sax in 5.
-Jason Lindner: wurlitzer, moog, prophet, clavinet and nord in 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10.
-Pablo Vergara: rhodes in 11.
-Ben Zwerin: bass in 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10.
-Gustavo Amarante: bass in 4.
-Yayo Serka: drums, cajon, bombo legüero, timbales, campana, woodblock, claps in 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10.
-Samuel Torres: conga and maracas 2, 5, 8.
-Mauricio Herrera: conga, bongó, okónkolo, itótele, iyá and maracas in 7, 10.
-Neil Ochoa: tambora, guiro, bongo, and campana in 4.
-Franco Pinna: bombo legüero and cymbal in 11.
-Sofia Tosello: vocals in 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10.
-Sofia Rei Koutsovitis: vocals in 3.
-Claudia Acuña: vocals in 4, 7.
-Aquiles Báez: cuatro in 4, 8.
-Tony Escapa: vocals in 8.
Ben, Yayo, Jason, Aquiles, Gustavo, Franco, Pablo, Samuel, Mauricio, Anat, Neil, Claudia, Sofia T, Sofia R, and Tony for pouring all their love and dedication into this project.
Also thanks to Burcu for those beautiful drawings, to Oskar for the equally beautiful pics and Fernando for those magical ears and fingers at the mixing board.
Special thanks to:
Pablo Bencid, Alex Alvear, Rafi Malkiel, Manolo Mairena Franco Pinna and Andres Rotmistrovsky for giving shape to this music.
And again to Ben and Yayo, all the love and admiration and let’s do it again!
Also to Ernesto Rangel and Aquiles Báez for believing in music and its power beyond any ideology and circumstances..
To Nikolett Pankovits… thank you for your support, love and understanding.
This album is dedicated to all the artists and collaborators that participated in it, and to all people that believe in collective efforts towards creative and positive goals!
Juancho uses Godin and Gibson guitars.
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