It was recorded by engineer, Joel Hurd of North Country Public Radio in Canton, NY and mastered by my dear friend Jim Cushman at his studios in Lake Placid, NY. The graphic design was created and the CDs were manufactured and printed by Disc Makers in Pennsauken, NJ. Photography was created by Mark Kurtz Photography of Saranac Lake, NY and by Mary Winchell Warner, Photographer, of Limestone Cove, TN, formerly of Jay, NY.
There are some 85 pieces of music featured throughout the CDs, celebrating five generations of fiddle, old country, Bluegrass, rock and roll, Celtic, and classical music.
To learn more about this amazing production, please check out their website at www.perkinsmusic.net
It was a tremendous pleasure and an incredible honor to have been asked by members of the Perkins Family to be included on the CD and I shall be forever proud to have taken part.
Here's a list of musicians who were featured:
Alice Lawrence Bickford, Piano
Sarah Bleicfeld, Viola
Daniel Ezero, Electric Bass
Joseph Ezero, Double Bass, Electric Bass
Lesley Ezero, Vocals
Liam Ezero, Drums
Phyllis Ezero Perkins, Lead & Harmony Vocals, Keyboard, Piano, Fiddle, Acoustic Guitar
Leslie Lawrence, Fiddle
Paula Bickford Leonard, Lead Vocal
Donald Perkins, Fiddle, Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Harmony Vocals
Francis Perkins, Caller
Joel Perkins, Fiddle, Keyboard
Lois "Aggie" Lawrence Perkins, Piano
Philip F. Perkins, Electric Bass
Alyssa Sciarrino, Cello
Fred Warner, Lead Vocals, 5-string Banjo, Acoustic Guitar
The bands "Food Stamp Ramblers" and "Inisheer" were also featured.
Food Stamp Ramblers: Phyllis Perkins Ezero, Guitar, Fiddle; Joe Ezero, Double Bass, Guitar; Don Perkins, Fiddle; Fred Warner, Guitar, Banjo
Inisheer: Steve Borst, Guitar; Phyllis Perkins Ezero, Guitar, Fiddle, Keyboards; Sue Grim, Pan Flute, Flute; Tom Minehan, Guitar, Banjo; Joel Perkins, Fiddle, Keyboards; Phil Perkins, Electric Bass; Erik Van Yserloo, Steel Drums, Percussion Instruments; and Andy Walkow and Debra Kimok.