Live at the Jack Lyons Concert Hall (1998)
Thanks to…the fine musicians who played with me at this concert, all the English (you know who you are) for a wonderful year! Mum and Dad for coming all that way, Peter Grove, Theo Schachter, Jason Hochstenbach, Michael Tamasi, Michael Conway, Bryan Dochstader, Bryan Postlethwaite, Andy Nunn, Courtenay Ennis, Gaby Zezulka-Mailloux, Ben Kaplan, Liberation Symphony, The Bitter Blue, members past and present of Fly Fantastic, Brad Vanderzanden at SOCAN, Francis Newton for technical support, and to whoever put the tape in the machine to record this concert.
Don Ross, Michael Hedges, Ralph Towner, Pierre Bensusan, Keith Jarrett, Pat Metheny, and John McLaughlin, each of whose music had a direct impact on the music for this concert.
Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Michel Cusson, Courtney Pine, Lorne Lofsky, Carlos Santana, Bruce Hornsby, Phish, Dave Matthews, Stevie Wonder, both James Taylors, Jimi Hendrix, and Dimitri Shostakovich, each of whose music continuously inspires me. Finally, to you for listening to this music.
Paul Aitken - acoustic guitar
Oliver Wilson-Dickson - violin
Jamie Trowell - drums
John Richards - bass
Jen Ord - vocals
Cover drawing by Paul Aitken
Inside photographs by David Aitken
Outside photographs by Paul Aitken
Designed by Paul Aitken and Peter Grove
Recorded by ?
Mastered by Michael Tamasi, Peter Grove, Paul Aitken
York Sessions (2001)
Thanks to...Sean Dalton and Michael Coghlan at York University for co-ordination assistance, Wes Cheang and Scott McCutcheon for the Mini-disc recorders, Mike Tamasi for the effects processor, Theo Schachter for mastering software, Brad Van der Zanden at SOCAN, Kevin Greene, Jeff Floyd, AFM Local #279, The Bacchus Lounge, London; Brewery Bay, Orillia; The New PL, John Sharpe at SCENE, and Andreas Gripp at CHRW Radio Western.
Recording and cover image by Paul Aitken
Paul Aitken - guitar
Stephen Macdonald - saxophones
Dan Austin - bass
Jamie Messum - drums