How to Make a Recording – Make a List Part 2 (performers)

Making lists are my first step to creating any reality.  After that, I look for really gifted people to help launch my balloon.  I mentioned my basic list in an earlier post (How to Make A Recording – Make a List) —  my first list is ALWAYS the performers.
I chose the players long before I had decided on exactly which Vivaldi Concerti I wanted to record.
In fact, I made a list of performers 10 years ago.  With some slight alterations in the interim, it’s now happening.  If I can weave a web of ongoing connections, we will tour this idea and music in 2012/13.
All of these musicians have brought me incredible pleasure from their solo performances… there is an enormous range of age and some of them I see only once per year  — I have known some of them as students, all of them as leaders.  Spirit is everything.
A quick google search reveals interesting stuff and I just grabbed what came up first… if you don’t know these people (but you probably do), they are really worth hearing.

Nic McGegan – leader & keyboards
Aisslinn Nosky – violin
Julia Wedman – violin
David Rose – viola
Raphaël Dubé – cello
Lucas Harris – lute
Ed Reifel – percussion
David Bowles – engineer