Horse's Mouth (2010)

by Tavo Carbone

Released March 2010

All Music and Words © Tavo Carbone 2010

Recorded at MagMa & Mother West studios, NYC, Produced by Tavo Carbone / JJ Beck / Ben Mayock, Engineered by JJ Beck & Ben Mayock
Arrangements / Performances © Carbone / Beck / Scott / Sommerlad / Chinworth 2010
Mixing: JJ Beck / Ben Mayock

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Tavo Carbone: Voice, guitars, piano on 3+11, vibraphone/chimes on 7
Matt Scott: Bass, voice, orchestra drum on 11
Heather Sommerlad: Violin, voice on 5
Adele Mori: Cello, voice on 5
JJ Beck: Drum kit, piano on 7 and 10, glockenspiel on 8
Michael Chinworth: Keyboard, voice, accordion, piano on 5
John Eagle: French Horn, voice on 5
Sam Clement: 12-string acoustic guitar on 3, el. guitar on 8
Trevor Wilson: Harp on 5, 11

Additional Engineering: Tim Kretchmer
Cover Illustration: Dorothy Allen "Going Home with Polly" © D. Allen 2009
Art Layout / Photo Design: Kia Carbone

Tavo Carbone: orchestra drum and chimes ('blue boats...', 'in the morning'), piano ('as I climb', 'numbers...'), xylophone ('in the morning')
John Eagle: French horn ('as I climb', 'blue boats...', 'in the morning', 'phone booth', 'numbers...', 'after...'), voice ('blue boats' middle vocal section)
Adele Mori: cello ('as I climb', 'blue boats...', 'in the morning', 'phone booth'), voice ('blue boats' middle vocal section)
Sam Clement: guitar (Nashville acoustic on final 'as I climb' chorus / vibes and mandolin (end of 'as I walked away) / electric guitar ('phone booth')
Trevor Wilson: harp ('blue boats...', 'numbers...')
JJ Beck: melody harp ('in the woods', 'phone booth'), toy marimba ('in the woods'), percussion, chord organ ('phone booth')
Heather Sommerlad: voice ('blue boats...')
Michael Chinworth: sound tubing ('blue boats...')
Matthew Scott: voice, bass, Portuguese Guitar ('in the woods'), orchestra drum ('numbers...')
Allen Shawn: piano ('sophia', end of 'phone booth', 'after the rain')
Kaori Washiyama: violin (end of 'phone booth', 'after the rain')
Bruce Williamson: bass clarinet ('sophia', 'after the rain')
Sylvia Lou: cello ('sophia', end of 'phone booth', 'after the rain')

JJ, Ben, Mother West, MagMa, Connor, Kia, Dorothy, our families, Trevor, Coach, Eagle, Ken, Tim, Adam Uhl, Frank & Ed at Union Pool, The Extraordinaires, Punk Rock Payroll, E-Con, Justin Wolf, Jacob Wolf, Bennington College, Pete's Candy Store, The Whisk, Bart Ford, Emily Paschal, Under the Mooch Records, Wighead, The Armchairs, Jeff Blinder, Rich Wexler, Ben Ellenburg, Charlie Burnett, Gabriel Birnbaum, Corndawg, Mark, Alex, Eben, Michael Hartman, Corby, Matt Morelock, Matthew Ferry, Andy Bodor, Vijith Assar, Andrea, Lizzy, Travis G, Hurren, Nicole & BTB, Owen, Hoschway, Patrick, Sean, Eric B, Mason, Irwin V, Scott N