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BÁSICO, NO BÁSICO Y DIRIGIDO

available SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

iTunes Pre-Order opens September 10!

New album coming in 2019!

Básico, No Básico y Dirigido will be released through all major online stores and streaming platforms as well as for physical CD orders through CD Baby on September 23rd; iTunes pre-order is available from Sep 10th! Get instant access to the self-titled single Básico, No Básico y Dirigido featuring solos from Elmer Ferrer and monster Drummer Larnell Lewis (Snarky Puppy, Quincy Jones Band) with the iTunes pre-order, available from Sep 10th!

Promotional YouTube video to be released this weekend Sep 13th – Visit Elmer’s channel, subscribe and click the bell button to be notified as soon as uploaded!

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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Juno Awards 2019 Nominations Announced Two of Elmer's collaborations nominated to Juno Awards 2019!

In the Moment, the first solo CD release from drummer Larnell Lewis in which Elmer recorded electric guitars, is nominated for Jazz Album of the Year (solo) and
Ayre: Live from Miriam Khalil is nominated for Classical Album of the Year (vocal/choral). Elmer recorded classical guitar and ronroco on this album, featuring the music of composer Osvaldo Golijov in the voice of Miriam Khalil accompanied by Against the Grain music ensemble.

Congratulations to all nominees!

2019 US Tour with Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy 23 shows across 13 states from February 16 to March 23!.

Visit the Dates page for tour concert details!.

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