Initiate the Kiss
If you like Blues/Rock and Jazzy Vocals, you will enjoy Becca Christel's INITIATE THE KISS. It was... Mastered by Bernie Grundman Mixed at Capitol Records (Hollywood, CA) Recorded at ORT Studios (San Francisco, CA) & Bob Lang Studios (Seattle, WA) Produced and Engineered by Cookie Marenco All songs were written by Becca Christel except: 'Somethin's Gotta Change' & 'Soul Traveler' by Becca Christel and Alfonso Almanzor, 'A Life Of Love' by Becca Christel and Debbie Christel, and 'It's In Every One Of Us' by David Pomeranz The musicians were... Becca Christel-Lead Vocal (all songs) Synth (1,5,7,8,11) Bup VOX (3,5,6,8,10,11) Piano (11) Paul McCandless - Soprano Sax (4,5) Alto Sax (8) English Horn (9) Michael Spiro - Percussion (1,3,4,7) Congas (4,6) Brian Mantia 'Brain' - Drums (1,2,3,5,6) Percussion (4,6,10) Steve Hill - Drums (4,7,8,10) Myron Dove- Bass (1,2,3,6) Doug Barnett - Bass (4,7,8,10) Rodney Franklin - Piano (2,3,4,7,8) Organ (6) Craig Hoyer - Piano (8,10) Phil Aaberg - Piano (1,5,9) Cookie Marenco - synth (1,7,8) Vernon 'ice' Black - Elecric Guitar (1,2,6,10) Acoustic Guitar (7) Stef Burns - Electric Guitar (1,2,3) Acoustic Guitar (3,6) Robert Skye - Harmonica (1,2,3,6) Chuck Steed - Bup VOX (3,5,6,8) Becca graduated from Cornish in Seattle, Washington with a degree in vocal performance and a BFA in jazz music theory and composition. In 1999-2000 she took the PNW Film Scoring program with Hummie Mann and in 2004 completed her certifications as a Protools recording engineer. Becca writes original lyrics and music in a variety of genres. She's written theme songs for Universal Pictures and the King County Library System, and in 1999 was recognized as a finalist in the prestigious Kerrville New Folk Songwriting Contest. She has collaborated on dozens of songs and in 2004 was pleased to have one of her collaborations 'Of This World' released by Peter, Paul and Mary. Contact Becca email: Beccapalm@comcast.net Becca Christel-Palm PO Box 958 Mercer Island, WA 98040.