Title:  THE MIAMI JAZZ PROJECT
Artist:  ARTHUR BARRON & DAVE LIEBMAN
Label:  ZOHO MUSIC


Production Credits

Executive Producer:  Arthur Barron & Jochen Becker
Producer:  Abel Pabon
Engineer:  James Delia
Mastering:  Sound Lab at Disc Makers

Musician Credits

Dave Liebman:  soproano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Arthur Barron:  tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute
Abel Pabon: keyboards
Josh Allen:  acoustic & electric bass
Eric England:  electric bass
Michael Piolet:  drums
Alfredo Chacon:  vibraphone & percussion

Tracks (total time 54:57)

1.  Dahomey Dance  (John Coltrane)  5:11 

2.  Lordy Lourdes  (Arthur Barron & Abel Pabon) 5:40

3.  Jinnistan  (Arthur Barron)  7:16

4.  Winter Day  (Dave Liebman)  6:57

5.  Mr. Q  (Arthur Barron)  7:06

6.  Intro to Slow Dance On The Killing Ground
     Blessings Eternal (Abel Pabon) 1:09

7.  Slow Dance On The Killing Ground (Dave Liebman)  6:16

8.   Sheer Joy  (Dave Liebman)  5:23

9.  Tu Amor Neri  (Arthur Barron)  7:59

10. Missing Person  (Dave Liebman)  3:19


Title: LATE NITE TIME
Artist: ARTHUR BARRON
Label: DRAGON ROSE RECORDS


Production Credits

Producer: Arthur Barron
Co-Producer: Mac Gollehon
Recording: R.P.M. Studios (New York City, NY)
Engineer: Michael Krowiak
New River Studios (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Engineer: Jim Thomas
Sterling Gold Studios (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Engineer: Michael Fourens
Programming: Delmar Brown
Rawlston Studios (Brooklyn, NY)
Engineer: Noel
Programming: Mac Gollehon
Mastering: Daryll Dobson (Studio 21, Boca Raton, FL)

Musician Credits

Arthur Barron: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute
Mac Gollehon: trumpet, flugelhorn, synthesizers, programming
Delmar Brown: piano, synthesizers, programming
Daryll Dobson: guitar, guitar synthesizer
Steve Neil: bass
Steve Berrios: drums

Tracks (total time 42.:64)

1. Late Nite Time (Arthur Barron) 8:35

2. Soul Ala Mode (Arthur Barron & Mac Gollehon) 5:05

3. Little Brother (Arthur Barron) 4:32

4. Resolution (John Coltrane) 5:37

5. High Time (James “Blood” Ulmer) 7:13

6. White On White (Alfonia Times) 7:27

7. Soul Ala Mode Too (Arthur Barron & Mac Gollehon) 5:15

Featured Musicians

Arthur Barron, jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer, bandleader and music educator, is a seasoned musician with a sound of his own, known for his intensely passionate playing and eclectic flare for musical styles. Barron has performed and recorded with Hilton Ruiz, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Delmar Brown, Dave Liebman, Melton Mustafa, Mac Gollehon, Mario Riviera, Jerry Gonzalez, Steve Berrios, Carlos “Patato” Valdez and Mongo Santamaria, among others. His main recordings to date have been the Grammy nominated Impressions with the Afro Blue Band on Milestone Records, along with Dragon Rose Records Arthur Barron and Hilton Ruiz Footprints recorded live in South Beach, Arthur Barron and Hilton Ruiz From The Archives, and Soul Messenger CD’s.

Mac Gollehon, trumpeter with flawless intonation and range, has played on more than 1000 recordings. His solos can be heard on David Bowie’s Let’s Dance, Duran Duran’s Notorious, Billy Ocean’s Get Out Of My Dreams, and Grace Jones’ Inside Story. Gollehon has toured with rockers David Bowie, Hall & Oates and Duran Duran, as well as appearing with many prominent jazzers like Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff, Randy Brecker and Arthur Barron.

Delmar Brown, dynamic funk, blues, jazz and pop keyboard player who has recorded and performed with the likes of Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Gil Evans, Pat Martino, Hiram Bullock, James Blood Ulmer and Arthur Barron.

Title: FROM THE ARCHIVES
Artist: ARTHUR BARRON AND HILTON RUIZ
Label: DRAGON ROSE RECORDS


Production Credits
Producer: Arthur Barron
Recording : R.P.M. Studies (New York City, NY)
Engineer: Michael Krowiak
The Hit Factory (New York City, NY)
Engineer: Michael Krowiak
Sterling Gold Studios (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Engineer: Michael Fourens
Rose’s (South Miami Beach, FL)
Engineer: David Hopper
Digital Mastering: Avacom Studios (Miami, FL)
Engineer: Tony Sinatra

Musician Credits

Arthur Barron: tenor saxophone, flute
Hilton Ruiz: acoustic & electric piano
Jerry Gonzalez: flugelhorn, trumpet, congas
David Liebman: soprano saxophone
Dr. Lonnie Smith: synthesizer
Steve Neil: acoustic bass
Pepe Aparicio electric bass
Phoenix Riviera: drums
Oscar Salas drums
Steve Berrios: shekere

Tracks

1. Lonnie’s Lament (John Coltrane) 9:05
Arthur Barron – tenor saxophone, Hilton Ruiz – acoustic piano, Jerry Gonzalez – flugelhorn, Steve Neil – acoustic bass, Phoenix Riviera - drums

2. For Pearl (Hilton Ruiz) 5:33
Arthur Barron - flute, Hilton Ruiz – acoustic piano, Dr. Lonnie Smith - synthesizer

3. Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) 12:26
Arthur Barron – tenor saxophone, Hilton Ruiz – electric piano, Pepe Aparicio – electric bass, Oscar Salas - drums

4. El Montuno De Hilton Te Toca Barron (Arthur Barron & Hilton Ruiz) 5:27
Arthur Barron flute & tenor saxophone, Hilton Ruiz - acoustic piano, Dave Liebman - soprano saxophone, Steve Neil - acoustic bass, Phoenix Riviera - drums, Steve Berrios - shekere

5. A Love Supreme (John Coltrane) 11:24
Arthur Barron - tenor saxophone, Hilton Ruiz - electric piano, Pepe Aparicio - electric bass, Oscar Salas - drums

Featured Soloists

Arthur Barron, jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer, bandleader and music educator, is a seasoned musician with a sound of his own, known for his intensely passionate playing and eclectic flare for musicial styles. Barron has played with Hilton Ruiz, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Delmar Brown, Dave Liebman, Melton Mustafa, Mac Gollehon, Mario Riviera, Jerry Gonzalez, Steve Berrios, Carlos “Patato” Valdez and Mongo Santamaria, among others. His main recordings to date have been Impressions with the Afro Blue Band on Milestone Records, along with Arthur Barron and Hilton Ruiz Footprints, Soul Messenger and Late Nite Time on the Dragon Rose Records label.

The late Hilton Ruiz is considered to be one of the greatest pianists in Latin and Straight Ahead jazz. He played with Freddie Hubbard, Pharoah Sanders, George Coleman, Joe Henderson, Frank Foster, Clark Terry, Charles Mingus, Betty Carter and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Ruiz has mostly led his own groups since the early 80’s and has recorded prolifically throughout his career. His compositions appear on the soundtracks of the academy award winning “American Beauty” and Woody Allen’s, “Crimes and Misdemeanors.” Ruiz was awarded the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable service to the music community.

Jerry Gonzalez, multi-instrumentalist on trumpet, flugelhorn and congas, started his career as a congero with the Dizzy Gillespie band, and went on to perform and record with McCoy Tyner, Tony Williams, Kenny Dorham, Ray Barretto, Eddie Palmieri, Paquito D’Rivera, Tito Puente and Machito. Gonzalez has received his greatest recognition as the bandleader of the Fort Apache Band, which won Jazz Album of the Year by the Academie Du Jazz in France for Crossroads and a Grammy nomination for Rumba Para Monk.

Dave Liebman, legendary jazz saxophonist and educator, is a Grammy nominee, perennial winner of Down Beat magazine best soprano saxophone pool awards and has received an Honorary Doctorate Of Music from Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland (the first ever given to a jazz artist). He is best known for his work with Elvin Jones, Miles Davis and Chick Corea. In addition to performing and recording with his own group, Liebman was a member of the Tenor Summit band with Michael Becker and Joe Lavano.

Title: IMPRESSIONS
Artist: AFRO BLUE BAND
Label: MILESTONE RECORDS


Production Credits

Producers: Todd Barkan and Arthur Barron
Recording : R.P.M. Studies (New York City, NY)
Engineer: Michael Krowiak
The Hit Factory (New York City, NY)
Engineer: Michael Krowiak
Sterling Gold Studios (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Engineer: Michael Fourens
Fantasy Studios (Berkeley, CA)
Engineer: Michael Semanick
Digital Mastering: George Horn (Fantasy Studios)

Musician Credits

Arthur Barron: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute
Mario Rivera: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, cornet, flute, timbales
David Liebman: soprano saxophone
Papo Vasquez: trombone
Mel Martin: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flutes, piccolo, bass clarinet
Nicole Yarling: violin, vocals
Hilton Ruiz: piano
Mark Levine: piano
Lionel Cole: synthesizer
Steve Neil: bass
Phoenix Rivera drums
Jerry Gonzalez: congas, flugelhorn, percussion
Glen Conkhite: cymbals, percussion
Steve Berrios: bell, shekere, clave, shekere, congas

Tracks (total time 55:01)

1. Impressions (John Coltrane) 10:10

2. Lonnie’s Lament (John Coltrane) 5:32

3. Afro Blue (Mongo Santamaria) 9:25

4. Tonesville (Arthur Barron) 6:47

5. Latin Jazz Dance (Hilton Ruiz & Arthur Barron) 6:15

6. Senor Blues (Horace Silver) 6:08

7. For Pearl (Hilton Ruiz) 5:41

8. The Phantom (Arthur Barron) 4:47

Title: FOOTPRINTS
Artist: ARTHUR BARRON AND HILTON RUIZ
Label: DRAGON ROSE RECORDS

Production Credits

Producer: Arthur Barron
Recording : Live at Rose’s Music Lounge (Miami Beach, FL)
Engineer: David Hopper
Mixing: Studio 21 (Boca Raton, FL)
Engineer: Daryll Dobson
Digital Mastering: Arial Tech (Boca Raton, FL)

Musician Credits

Arthur Barron: tenor saxophone, flute
Hilton Ruiz: keyboards
Pete Minger: flugelhorn
David Wertman: bass
Pepe Aparicio bass
Oscar Salas: drums
John Yarling: drums
Osieku Danell: congas

Tracks (total time 68:39)

1. Mr. Q’s Day of Judgment (Arthur Barron) 18:06

2. It’s Strange (Arthur Barron) 14:30

3. Footprints (Wayne Shorter) 20:29

4. All Blues (Miles Davis) 15:34

Title: SOUL MESSENGER
Artist: ARTHUR BARRON
Label: DRAGON ROSE RECORDS


Production Credits

Producer: Arthur Barron
Co-Producer: Delmar Brown
Recording: New River Studios (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Engineer: Jim Thomas
Sterling Gold Studios (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Engineer: Michael Fourens
Drum Programming: Delmar Brown
Studio 21 (Boca Raton, FL)
Engineer: Daryll Dobson
Digital Mastering: Arial Tech (Boca Raton, FL)

Musician Credits

Arthur Barron: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, flute
Delmar Brown: piano, keyboards, synthesizers, vocals
Abel Pabon: keyboards, synthesizers
Randy Bernsen: guitar and guitar synthesizer
Daryll Dobson: guitar and bass synthesizer
Pete Sebastian: bass
Archie Pena: drums, congas. percussion
Oscar Salas: drums, congas, percussion

Tracks

1. Footprints (Wayne Shorter) 5:53

2. Soul Messenger (Arthur Barron and Delmar Brown) 2:54

3. All Blues (All Blues) 6:17

4. Return To Napanoch (Arthur Barron) 5:10

5. The Rose (Arthur Barron) 2:57

6. Night Shades (Arthur Barron) 4:28]

7. Balanced Nature (Rick Quintinel) 7:28

8. Song For Dreaming (Arthur Barron) 6:57

9. Promise To Char (Arthur Barron and Abel Pabon) 5:07

10. The Kiss (Arthur Barron) 4:09

11. The Journey (Leon Thomas) 9:02