Tracy Silverman | I'd Rather Be Dreaming

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I'd Rather Be Dreaming

by Tracy Silverman

Electric violinist Tracy Silverman plays and sings his original songs and a few arrangements of classics by Hendrix, Santana, The Beatles and Gershwin. Featuring bassist Victor Wooten, drummer Roy Wooten, flutist Jeff Coffin and others.
Genre: Pop: Pop/Rock
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1. If Love Ain't in the Picture
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3:58 album only
2. Whiskey Colored Glasses
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4:02 album only
3. Easy is as Easy Does
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3:15 album only
4. Are You Sleeping, Mary Anne?
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3:41 album only
5. Sidewalk Vigil-Grammercy Park, New York
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2:29 album only
6. 3rd Stone from the Sun
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4:46 album only
7. Peace and Quiet
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6:50 album only
8. But Not for Me
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4:16 album only
9. Europa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)
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3:25 album only
10. Here Comes the Sun
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3:54 album only
11. I'd Rather Be Dreaming
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3:40 album only


Album Notes
1. if love ain’t in the picture
victor wooten, bass
graham spice, clavinet
partners in crime, drum programming
...and you could make a deal to sell the movie rights
2. whiskey colored glasses
alana rocklin, upright bass
graham spice, piano
brian haley, drums
...there’s something up with your sign
3. easy is as easy does
mark polack, bass
graham spice, drum programming
...and if the sky should turn to gray, i just seize
a different day
4. are you sleeping, mary anne?
jeff coffin, flute
victor wooten, bass
roy wooten, cajon and bongos
...gotta make the morning last
5. sidewalk vigil - grammercy park, new york
gyan riley, acoustic and electric guitars
thea suits, recorders
roy wooten, cajon and bongos
...a newspaper photo of an improvised vigil in
grammercy park, manhattan, sept 2001
6. 3rd stone from the sun
graham spice, drum programming
...let jimi take over
7. peace and quiet
gyan riley, guitar
roy wooten, cajon
...step outside and thank our lucky stars.
8. but not for me
mark polack, fretless bass know i can’t resist the feeling
9. europa (earth’s cry, heaven’s smile)
i'm laughing because i know the secret of life. i
know that i'm more important than my house, my
bank account or any physical thing. because when i
hit that note i hit the umbilical cord of anyone
who's listening." ---carlos santana
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10. here comes the sun
11. i’d rather be dreaming
alana rocklin, bass
brian haley, drums
graham spice, organ, drum programming life just passed me on the right.
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all vocals and violins and violas, electric and otherwise, played by tracy silverman
(most of the stuff that sounds like electric guitar is actually electric violin. the only tracks with guitar are "peace and quiet" and "sidewalk vigil".)
all songs written by tracy silverman, from the gut music, (ASCAP) except:
3rd stone from the sun - jimi hendrix, experience hendrix, llc (ASCAP)
europa - carlos santana, tom coster, light music - c/o wixen music publishing (ASCAP)
but not for me - george and ira gershwin, wbmusic corp. (ASCAP)
here comes the sun - george harrison, harrisongs ltd, c/o wixen music publishing (ASCAP)
are you sleeping, mary anne - tracy and louisa silverman, from the gut music, (ASCAP)
produced by tracy silverman and partners in crime (chris grainger and russ long)
recorded at gutLab south, nashville and the carport, nashville
mixed at the carport by tracy silverman and partners in crime
mastering by jim demain at yes master, nashville
art direction by mark montgomery for
photos by doug elbinger, shot live in concert at the wharton center, lansing, MI, may 9, 2003.
tracy plays a custom electric six string violin by danny ferrington and a custom acoustic six string viola by david
rivinus. strings by thomastik. amps by mesa boogie.
roy wooten plays pearl drums and appears courtesy of futureman records.
jeff coffin plays yamaha horns and flutes and appears courtesy of compass records.
graham spice uses PreSonus gear.
this record wouldn’ta happened without the energy, expertise and flat out raging talent of so many of my
friends: vic, you rock, dude. roy, bringing the vibe. jeff, i loooove the flute stuff on are you sleeping. gyan,
my brother. my bud mark on bass. alana rocking the upright. brian for the deep pocket. graham dropping
the beats and the tasty keys. and the production team of russ and chris (or was that chris and russ?).
thanks allayall.
appreciation to jim brickman for sharing his audience with me. and thanks for all the kind thoughts and wishes of
so many friends and fans who email and keep in touch. sorry this took so long to finish.
to hannah and louisa, for love as honest as the sun and for all the hours this record stole away from us.


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