Jesse Cook "Free Fall"

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Jesse Cook
Free Fall
The Story
"Free Fall", Jesse Cook's 2000 release, showcases his intense mix of flamenco, Afro-Cuban and Middle Eastern music, fueled by the guitar virtuoso's deepened artistry, incomparable technique, mystery, and passion. The special enhanced CD features videos of Jesse's hits "Mario Takes A Walk" and "Rattle And Burn!" Cook's signature rumba flamenca has dazzled audiences around the world. With his deep, artistic scope and astonishing performance style, Jesse Cook fuses the world's cultures and traditions, both old and new, into an unforgettable musical experience.
The Music
04:04 Switchback Instrumental
03:26 Air Instrumental
04:07 Virtue Instrumental
04:22 Free Fall Instrumental
04:10 Paloma Instrumental
04:50 Incantation Instrumental
03:15 All That Remains Instrumental
06:36 On Walks The Night Instrumental
03:29 Querido Amigo Instrumental
04:20 Viva Instrumental
03:38 Fall At Your Feet Vocal
The Artists
Jesse Cook Guitar, Keyboards, Palmas, Shaker, Drum Programming, Darbouka, Surdo,†Conga, Production, Engineering, Mixing
Djivan Gasparyan Armenian Duduk
Mario Melo Surdos, Repiques, Chimbas, Shakers, Congas, Brazilian Percussion Arrangements
Art Avalos Timbales, Cowbell, Triangle, Djembes, Darbouka, Shaker, Congas, Surdos
Paul Antonio Drums
Etric Lyons Bass
Steven Greenman Gypsy Violin
Ron Allen Wooden Flute, Nay
Rick Shadrach Lazar Darbouka, Shaker, Riq, Finger Cymbals, Samba Percussion Arrangement, Brazilian Percussion Explosion
George Gao Ehru
Kathleen Kajioka Arabic Viola, Strings
Peter Cardinali Bass
Nancy Cardwell Claps
Danny Wilde Vocals on "Fall At Your Feet"
Kevin Laliberte Guitar
Michael Jack Engineering
Vidar Lunden Engineering
Michael Lande Engineering
Pacy Shulman Engineering
Richard Denhart Mixing, Executive Production
Kathleen Shea Executive Production
Trevor Sadler Mastering
Julio Moya Photography
Recorded and mixed in Toronto at Coach House Music. Additional tracking at Pizazzudio Recording Studio and at Forest Blue.

Djivan Gasparyan recorded at Musikkloftet in Oslo, Norway.

Mastered at Narada Productions, Inc.

"Mario Takes A Walk" (hidden track) recorded live at the 1999 Governor General's Awards Gala at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada. Additional live recording from the Living Arts Centre, Mississiauga, Canada.