|Going Track By Track with Phil DaRosa on BETTER DAYS|| |
|Written by Joe Viglione|
|Friday, 31 July 2009 08:56|
Music Business Monthly: Why did you decide to record (14) songs for this disc.
Phil DaRosa: I never really ‘decided’ to record this many songs… I basically decided to record all the songs that have been lingering over the past decade or so (and that were unrecorded), as well as the newest songs that I really thought would work within the context of the composition, and then narrowed in on the ones that came out the best, both sonically and in their given arrangements.
Phil DaRosa: Yes, I recorded everything, mixed everything, and mastered everything in my home studio, Tight Records Studio.
Phil DaRosa:As mentioned above, I took songs from the past and present and tried to pick ones that would really work together in context to make a coherent piece.
Music Business Monthly: Are all the tracks by the same musicians and, if so, how long has this particular group been together?
Phil DaRosa:No, there are certain tracks that have different guest musicians than the majority of the songs on ‘Jeremy Milligan (Guitar), Jeff Bujak (Keys), and myself. Other guests include Steve Ide (lead guitar on ‘So the Story Goes’ – Slide on ‘Hard To Tell’’. The primary group of guests are Jackson Smith (Bass), Sturgis Cunningham (Drums),
Originally published in GEMMZINE
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2009 03:18|