Caged Bird is an evocative & soulful EP with creative oversight by Grammy-winning executive producer Bill Cunliffe.A story from beginning to end, Caged Bird blends pop, jazz, gospel and cabaret elements as it spins a tale of beauty, tragedy and redemption.
Co-written by jazz vocalist\songwriter Chelsea Marie Davis and bad-ass spoken word poet Ana Sanchez.
Vocals: Chelsea Davis
Piano: Jonathan May
String Quartet: Kathleen Robertson (Vln I), Cameron Patrick (Vln II), Darrin McCann (Vla), Peggy Baldwin (Clo)
Nylon, Acoustic, & Electric Guitar: Nicholas Perez
Upright & Electric Bass: Ron Suffredini
Drums: Ron Manaog
Trumpet: Andrew Carney
BGV’s: Patsy Meyer, Andi Gibson, AK Stewart
Choir: Members of the L.A. Choral Lab, conducted by Michael Alfera
Producer: David Stal
Arrangements: David Stal & Jonathan May (Caged Bird)
Executive Producers: Bill Cunliffe, John Henry, Jason King, Hoots & Thomas
Mixed by: John Henry, David Stal, and Chelsea Davis
Engineers: Tom Zink, John Henry, & David Stal
Photography: John Doukas & Jannie Nguyen
Cover Design: Jason Tucker
Recorded at: Ming Dynasty Studios (Long Beach, CA), FCCLA & Clear Choice (L.A., CA)
To my 271 Kickstarter Backers who funded this album in 6 days:
Jason King, Hoots & Thomas, John & Patsy Kreitler, Mary Sanchez, Julie Barrios, Nancy Mahan,
Liz Turner, Abby Knight Mullins, Kara Pewthers, Converge & all my Backers
Thank you for your generosity. You gave this project wings.