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lest we forget
Lest We Forget/2018


 


lest we  forget

Lest We Forget/2018

A Musical Celebration of Lost Genius

broadcast version • online version

"LEST WE FORGET/2018" is a music special whose sole purpose is to celebrate and honor some of the many important musicians who sadly passed away in 2018. It is a series of musical tribute segments that feature some of the finest studio musicians in both Nashville, TN and Philadelphia, PA. Many segments were taped at MOXE Recording Studio in Nashville, TN. Others were taped at Forge Recording Studio in Philadelphia, PA and SubCat Studios in Syracuse, NY.

"LEST WE FORGET/2018" was produced by Ace Entertainment, Inc., under the direction of veteran producer Tom Emmi, with support from The Yamaha Entertainment Group, Yamaha Scandinavia, Sire Basses, Gibson Guitars, The Lake George Arts Project, The Brook Lenfest Foundation and Fontanel Nash ville.
Proceeds from the distribution of this program will support the efforts of various charities that seek to either aid musicians in crisis and/or support music education in schools.

...and many more!

• JASON ESKRIDGE
• JASON WEBB
• STEVE ADELSON
• RICK CUA
• JOHN ENGLAND
• TRACY SILVERMAN
• JOE ALTIER
• JACK PEARSON
• PAT BERGESON
• DAN DUGMORE
• TOM HEMBY
• MICHAEL WHITTAKER

GUEST ARTISTS:

• VICTOR WOOTEN
• MATTHEW LEE
• JERRY DOUGLAS
• LELAND SKLAR
• STEVE LUKATHER
• BAKITHI KUMALO
• MAUREEN MURPHY
• WILL McFARLANE
• HENRIK ENGQVIST
• GEORGIA MIDDLEMAN
• DAN SHAFER
• BELA FLECK

MUSICAL TRIBUTES:

ED KING - "Sweet Home Alabama"
PATRICK WILLIAMS - "MTM Theme"
RANDY SCRUGGS - "Both Sides Now"
MATT MURPHY - "Soul Man"
HUGH MASEKELA  - "Grazing In The Grass"
ARETHA FRANKLIN - "A Change Is Gonna Come" & "Baby, I Love You"
DENNIS EDWARDS - "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
CLARENCE FOUNTAIN - "People Get Ready"
CECIL TAYLOR - "Autumn Leaves"
ROY CLARK - "Alabama Jubilee"
IN MEMORIUM - "Amazing Grace"
GEOFF EMERICK - Beatles Medley
JIM RODFORD - "Hold Your Head Up"
LARI WHITE - "Now I Know"
TONY JOE WHITE - "Rainy Night In Georgia"
JOE OSBORN - "Memphis"
PETER "MARS" COWLING - "Born Under A Bad Sign"
DIDIER LOCKWOOD - "Time To Time"
ALEXANDER SEVASTION - "Flight OfThe Bumblebee"
EDWIN HAWKINS -"Oh Happy Day"

Examples of episodes:

Randy Scruggs
Randy Scruggs was a music producer, songwriter and guitarist. He won four Grammy Awards and was twice named Musician of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards. He was the middle son of Earl Scruggs.
https://youtu.be/aDmIs4_47lY
Jerry Douglas

Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, civil rights activist, actress, and pianist. She began her career as a child singing gospel. At the age of 18, she embarked on a secular career, first recording for Columbia Records, and later with Atlantic Records. Hit songs such as “Respect,” “Chain of Fools,” “Baby, I Love You,” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” propelled her past her musical peers. By the end of the 1960s, Aretha Franklin had come to be known as “The Queen of Soul.”
https://youtu.be/un1T7NiiXE0
Maureen Murphy - Vocals

Dennis Edwards
Dennis Edwards was an American soul and R&B singer who was best known as the front man in The Temptations, on Motown Records. Edwards sang with the group from 1968 to 1976, 1980 to 1984 and 1987 to 1989.
https://youtu.be/kfkFNN9-z0U
Victor Wooten – Bass

Alexander Sevastian
Alexander Sevastian was a well-known virtuoso Russian-Canadian accordionist. Much of his early education and early career was in Russia before relocating to Canada in 2001. Sevastian won numerous prestigious accordion competitions and developed an impressive and extensive worldwide solo career.
https://youtu.be/MRt90dA2Qu0
STAS VENGLEVSKI

Cecil Taylor
Cecil Taylor was an American pianist and poet. Taylor was classically trained and was one of the pioneers of free jazz. His music is characterized by an energetic, physical approach, resulting in complex improvisation often involving tone clusters and intricate polyrhythms.
https://youtu.be/pvaYhlCex-U
JASON WEBB



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