**denotes highly recommended air play for smooth
+denotes having received radio play
*denotes highly recommended air play for contemporary jazz
++denotes having received TV broadcast
LOST Song Titles and description
1. Lost (G. Farr) The beginning of the musical journey
sets up with spacey sound effects and breaks into a funk feel and
a vehicle for the musicians to solo starting with Gary on keys,
Ron Fattorusso on sax, Juan Natividad on trumpet and a ripping solo
by Mitch Farber on guitar.
2. All For The Love (G. Farr) Gary actually wrote this song with
the idea of it being an alternative to all those Kenny G. hits.
"If he can do it, so can we!" This song features Ron on soprano
sax. Gary actually wrote a poem that was to go into the middle section
of the song. He asked friend and jazz vocalist Dana Paul to record
it for him. After the final mix, the band elected not to keep the
poem, felt it didn't flow with the rest of the CD. But you still
hear Dana along with Mitch singing background vocals at the end.
The mix with the poem is still floating around somewhere and Gary
hasn't forgotten about it. 3. One Warm Night (G. Farr) This song
was inspired from all those warm nights in Florida. The band originally
recorded it as a bossa nova (Jobim style) song. Drummer Craig Pichanick
started laying down this trip-hop feel, the band followed and thus
was born a new version of One Warm Night. This was a one taker.
This is one of two songs that have been aired on the Weather Channel
4. Let Me Be The One (G. Farr/ D. Farr) This is one of 2 vocal songs
featuring singer and co-writer Samantha Farr. The lyrics are warm,
sensual and spiritual.
5. Keys to the Flat (G. Farr) Funky, fun and another ripping guitar
solo from Mitch. Gary wrote this song as a fun vehicle for the musicians.
Gary programmed the bass so Juan could play his 'Miles' style muted
6. Pebbles On the Beach (G. Farr) This song was first conceived
when Gary was playing piano at a beach cocktail party. He envisioned
a couple in love and walking on the beach. He remembered his tune,
took it home and finished it off. This is one of two songs that
have been aired on the Weather Channel to date.
7. An Angel On Earth (G. Farr) Gary originally wrote this piece
for solo piano and recorded it on the New Age CD, The Gentle Awakening.
The song became so popular to his fans that he re-arranged it for
the band featuring Ron on soprano sax. This song is dedicated to
all those guys you have found their Angel here on Earth. Some of
us do meet them.
8. Song For Krysta (M. Farber) Here is a wonderful song written
by guitarist Mitch Farber dedicated to his daughter Krysta. Masterful
musicianship and writing. The band interweaves beautifully within
9. Speak To Me of Love (G. Farr / D. Farr) The second vocal tune
featuring Samantha Farr stretching her vocal abilities. This song
was originally written by Gary as an instrumental piece. Samantha
added lyrics to fit the tricky and fast moving melody. A modern
version of something you might hear from Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth.
10. So, Let the Wind Blow (G. Farr) Here the CD starts to get more
progressive, cool and collected. Tasteful solo's from the horns
and masterful guitar once again. Gary has fun playing keyboard acoustic
bass interweaving rhythms with drummer Craig Pichanick.
11. I'm In Tune to You (G. Farr) This song takes you through a journey
all on it's own with great writing, masterful solos and several
different time signatures. A little Chick Corea concept?
12. Aerie Suite #6 (G. Farr) Inspired by a trip to Vancouver Island,
Gary found a wonderful Inn on top of a mountain over looking the
Vancouver Islands and deep blue waters. The Aerie Hotel has since
become famous to world travelers. Gary actually wrote thirteen suites,
one for each room, recorded it on piano and keyboards, sent it to
the hotel owners to which they were delighted. This piece was re-vamped
for the band and a chorus was added using a choir of overlapping
voices from Mitch and Samantha.
13. Twisted Funk (G. Farr) This piece was written by Gary as a vehicle
not only for the solo instruments but room for drummer Craig to
trade fours with the band. At the end of the song, the beginning
sound effects from the first track 'Lost' kicks back in, in reverse,
thus taking you back to were you started. This is were it gets really
freaky if you have a automatic CD player that repeats itself back
to track one.
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