The Path (Josh Grossman) Cereal Blocks (Johan Pyykko) Esperanto (Vince Mendoza, arr. Josh Grossman, lyrics Kurt Elling) Happy at Sad Things (Erik Patterson) Amazing Grace (John Newton arr. Josh Grossman) Chazz (Josh Grossman) The Call (David Braid arr. Andrew Jones) i love you on the microphone (Moiya Callahan) Old Portrait (Charles Mingus arr. Vickie Yang) TJO (Josh Grossman)
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Josh Grossman (Artistic Director, conductor, flugel horn) Mark Laver (soprano and alto sax, flute) Chris Hunsburger (alto sax, flute) Michael Carter (tenor sax, clarinet) Terry Quinney (tenor sax, clarinet) Erica Jensen (baritone sax, clarinet) Dave Dulong (lead trumpet, flugel horn) Brian Walters (trumpet, flugel horn) Marcius Extavour (trumpet, flugel horn) Ewan Divitt (trumpet, flugel horn) Christian Overton (lead trombone) Pat Blanchard (trombone, except Cereal Blocks and Old Portrait) Karl Silveira (trombone, Cereal Blocks and Old Portrait only) Sylvain Bedard (trombone) Chris Hunt (bass trombone) Todd Elsiger (guitar) Ali Berkok (piano) Carlie Howell (acoustic & electric bass) David MacDougall (drums) Sophia Perlman (voice) Recorded June 20-22, 2008, Humber College Studio Overdubs recorded February 3, 2009, Steve Sherman Productions Steve Bellamy, engineer, editing, mixing Charlie Gray, producer Josh Grossman, executive producer Mastered at Steve Sherman Productions Steve Sherman, engineer
Released in March, 2009, The Path features primarily Canadian compositions and arrangements, while also crossing musical and geographical borders: Erik Patterson's Happy at Sad Things (the winning composition from the 2008 Young Composers Competition); Moiya Callahan's i love you on the microphone; five compositions or arrangements by Josh Grossman (including the smash hit title track) and two tunes featuring vocalist Sophia Perlman.