James Taylor "Before This World" (2015) -Soft Rock-

Label : Concord Music Group.


01 - Today Today Today (James Taylor)
02 - You And I Again (James Taylor)
03 - Angels Of Fenway (James Taylor)
04 - Stretch Of The Highway (James Taylor)
05 - Montana (James Taylor)
06 - Watchin' Over Me (James Taylor)
07 - Snowtime (James Taylor)
08 - Before This World / Jolly Springtime (James Taylor)
09 - Far Afghanistan (James Taylor)
10 - Wild Mountain Thyme (Francis McPeake / Arranged by James Taylor)


There we were: The Recording of James Taylor's "BEFORE THIS WORLD"

Produced by Dave O'Donnell
Recorded & Mixed by Dave O'Donnell
Additional Engineer : Rick Kwan
Assistant Engineers : Tyler Hartman, Scott Moore, Fernando Lodeiro, Tommy Joyner, Justin Rose & Jay Zubricky

Recorded at The Barn, Washington, MA
Additional Recording at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA ; Avatar Studios, New York, NY, Milkboythestudio, Philadelphia, PA ; GCR Audio, Buffalo, NY ; The Ritz-Carlton & Four Seasons Hotel, LA
Mixed at The Barn & Studio D
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound
Additional Mastering by Justin Shturtz (Sterling Sound) & Matt Agoglia (The Ranch)

Senior Production Coordinator : Ellyn Kusmin
Production Coordination : JoAnn Tominaga

James Taylor : Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Hi-Strung Guitar & Synth Guitar
Jimmy Johnson : Bass
Steve Gadd : Drums
Michael Landau : Electric & Nylon-String Guitar
Larry Goldings : Piano, Wurlitzer, Fender Rhodes, Organ, Accordion & Harmonium
Luis Conte : Percussion
Andrea Zonn : Fiddle
Arnold McCuller, David Lasley, Kate Markowitz & Andrea Zonn : Vocals
Yo-Yo Ma : Cello on "You And I Again" & "Before This World"
Sting : Vocal on "Before This World"
Caroline Taylor : Vocals on "Angels Of Fenway" & "Wild Mountain Thyme"
Walt Fowler : Handclaps on "Watching Over Me"
Rajendra Prasanna : Shehnai on "Far Afghanistan"

Strings, Brass & Horns Arranged & Conducted by Rob Mounsey
Brass & Horns Coordinator : Andy Snitzer

Contractor : JoAnn Tominaga
Concertmaster : Antoine Silverman
Violin : Jonathan Dinklage, Rachel Golub, Hiroko Taguchi, Entcho Todorov & Orlando Wells
Viola : Katharine Kresek & Philip Payton
Cello : Emily Brausa & Peter Sachon

"You And I Again"
Euphonium : Michael Davis
Flugelhorn : Tony Kadleck
French Horn : Larry Di Bello & David Pell

"Stretch Of Th Highway"
Tenor Sax : David Mann & Lou Marini
Baritone Sax : Roger Rosenberg
Trombone : Randy Andos & Michael Davis

Cello Arrangements for "You And I Again" & "Before This World" by Rob Mounsey

There we were: The Recording of James Taylor's "BEFORE THIS WORLD" 
Director/Cinematographer : Daniel G. Stephens
Creative Direction : David Mirkin
Music Producer : Dave O'Donnell
Coordinating Producer : Ellyn Kusmin
DVD Authored by Craig Anderson & David Dieckmann at Craigman Digital