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Básico, No Básico y Dirigido

Elmer Ferrer

Básico, No Básico y Dirigido is the 4th solo album released by Cuban Canadian Guitarist, Music Composer and Producer Elmer Ferrer. Twelve instrumental tracks performed by some of the world’s greatest!

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BÁSICO, NO BÁSICO Y DIRIGIDO - CD Tracks & Credits

1• Prólogo (00:47): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitars, Tres, Charango, Synth Bass | Chendy León: Percussions | Rachel Pomedli: Cello | Drew Jurecka: Viola, Violin  

2• Básico, No Básico y Dirigido (03:27): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitars, Keyboard | Larnell Lewis: Drums | Chendy León: Percussions | Marc Rogers: Synth Bass | Rachel Pomedli: Cello | Drew Jurecka: Viola, Violin | Yumar Bonachea: Trumpet, Flugehorn, Flugabone  

3• Royal Hut (featuring Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy) (03:32): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitars, Synth Bass | Natalie Macmaster: Fiddle | Donnell Leahy: Fiddle | Chendy León: Percussions | Mark Kelso: Snare and Spoons | Andrew Stewart: Bass | Mac Morin: Step Dancing  

4• A 220 (homenaje a Juan Luis Guerra) (03:32): Elmer Ferrer: Baritone Guitar, Charango, Electric Guitar | Larnell Lewis: Drums | Chendy León: Percussions | Tomás Eliezer Ramírez: Güira, Tambora | Rich Brown: Bass | Luis Guerra: Piano, Rhodes  

5• Donde vive lo que no pasa (04:45): Elmer Ferrer: Baritone Guitar, Electric Guitar | Larnell Lewis: Drums, Electric Pad | Chendy León: Percussions | Marc Rogers: Synth Bass | Drew Jurecka: Violin | Lyn Kuo: Violin | Rebekah Wolkstein: Viola | Rachel Pomedli: Cello | Yumar Bonachea: Trumpet, Flugehorn and Flugabone | Taran Plamondon: French Horn | Melissa Scott: Oboe, English Horn | Michael Quigley: Bassoon | Rob Christian: Soprano and Flute  

6• El Guilto (06:00): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitars | Larnell Lewis: Drums | Chendy León: Percussions | Roberto Riverón: Acoustic Bass | Michael Shand: Piano | Rob Christian: Flute  

7• Guanibarrana (04:07): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitars and Tres Guitar | Larnell Lewis: Drums | Chendy León: Percussions | Rich Brown: Bass | Drew Jurecka: Violin | Lyn Kuo: Violin | Rebekah Wolkstein: Viola | Rachel Pomedli: Cello | Rafael “Cosito” Angel Cos: Voice intro  

8• Trova (05:17): Elmer Ferrer: Classical Guitar | Larnell Lewis: Drums | Roberto Riverón: Acoustic Bass | Michael Shand: Piano | Roni Eytan: Harmonica | Rachel Pomedli: Cello  

9•   Interludia (00:48): Elmer Ferrer: unplugged Electric Guitar  

10• El regocijo del fula (03:37): Elmer Ferrer: Baritone Guitar, Fretless Guitar, Electric Guitar and Synth.  

11• Third Stone from the Sun (04:09): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitars and Tres Guitar | Kiki Ferrer: Drums | Chendy León: Percussions | Yumar Bonachea: Trumpet, Flugehorn and Flugabone  | Alain Perez: Bass and Vocals  

12• Santana (Pasacalle Espirituano) – L'isola Misteriosa (02:10): Elmer Ferrer: Electric Guitar and Synth.  

Produced by Elmer Ferrer • Recorded by Kevin Dietz at Jukasa Recording Studios (Ohsweken, ON) & Loud Mouse Studios (Toronto, ON) | Assistant Engineer at Jukasa Recording Studios: Jill Zimmermann • Flute & Soprano (5) and additional Percussions (3, 5, 6) recorded by Taras Blyzniuk at Loud Mouse Studios (Toronto, ON) | Guitar overdubs recorded by Elmer Ferrer at The View Lab (Toronto, ON) | Strings recorded by Drew Jurecka at Small Dog Sound (Toronto, ON) | Alain Pérez Bass recorded by Maykel Bárzagas at MB Studios (Havana, Cuba) | Kiki Ferrer Drums recorded by Adel Gonzalez at El Gao Records (Madrid, Spain) | Tomás Eliezer Ramírez recorded by Abel Gonzalez at VoicesStudio (Santiago, Dominican Republic) | Roni Eytan Harmonica recorded by Arik Finkelberg at The Yellow Submarine Studios (Jerusalem, Israel) | Yumar Bonachea recorded at Yumar Music - Brassing Sound (Mexico City,Mexico) | Mixed by John ‘Beetle’ Bailey at The Drive Shed Recording Studios | Mastered by Peter Letros at Wreckhouse Mastering | Guitar Tech: Jeremy Rose | Graphic Design and Album Art by Daniel Delgado | CG Album Art by Aidan Breit-McNally  

All songs composed & arranged by Elmer Ferrer except:  

Third Stone From The Sun (Jimi Hendrix); arrangement by Elmer Ferrer; horns arrangements by Yumar Bonachea & Elmer Ferrer)  

Santana/L'Isola Misteriosa fragments of Santana (Alfredo Varona) and L'Isola Misteriosa (Gianni Ferrio) arrangement by Elmer Ferrer.  

Royal Hut composed by Elmer Ferrer, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy.

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