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Commercially Released Recordings:

 

Lou Lanza, The Road Not Taken

the road not taken
1. Oh, Lady Be Good!
2. I'm Hip
3. Not Exactly Paris
4. Lilliana
5. Rhythm Mania It Don't Mean A Thing Fascinating Rhythm Crazy Rhythm (MP3)
6. I Wish I Knew
7. The Darkness Within
8. Like Young 9. My Funny Valentine
10. My Ship
11. Midnight Sun (MP3)
12. Stick Around/This Is The Life Rap

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Piano: Ron Thomas
Guitar: Jimmy Bruno
Bass: Craig Thomas
Drums: Steve Holloway on tracks 6, 8 , & 11, Joe Nero on tracks 1, 2, & 10, & Tony Vigilante on tracks 5 & 12
Tenor Sax: Larry McKenna
Trombone: Richard Geven
Trumpet: John Vanore
Violins: Joseph Lanza, Jr. & Louis Lanza, Jr. Viola: Joseph Lanza, Sr.
Cello: Tony Pirollo


Arrangements: Larry McKenna, Murray Snyder, and Bill Zaccagni
Executive Producers: Eva and Joseph Nardelli
Producer: John Vanore
Asst. Engineering: Glen Carty
Recorded at Widener Studios
Mastered by Acoustical Concepts
Photography by Patented Photos
Graphic Design by Cathy Fisher-Kambic
Liner notes by Bob Perkins
Recorded in 1994, released in February of 1995 on C.A.B. Records


  

Lou Lanza, Corner Pocket

corner pocket
1. Four
2. Lover
3. Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)
4. A Ballad For You
5. Doodlin'/Twisted
6. Love's Repetition (Repetition)
7. A Night In Tunisia
8. Whisper Not/Stolen Moments (MP3)
9. You Don't Know What Love Is (MP3) 

10. Every Day/Now's The Time

 

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Trumpet/Flugelhorn: John Swana
Tenor Sax: Rob Roth
Alto Sax: Louis Taylor
Piano: Rich Budesa
Guitar: Rob Budesa
Bass: Pete Colangelo
Drums: Ari Hoenig


Arrangements by Lou Lanza, Rich Budesa, Rob Budesa, and Pete Colangelo
Executive Producer: Lou Lanza
Producer/Engineer: John Vanore
Asst. Engineer: Glen Carty
Mastered by Acoustical Concepts
Recorded at Widener Studios
Photography by Jimmy Bruno
Liner notes by Bob Perkins
Recorded in 1996, released in May of 1997 by J-Bird Records


 

Shadows And Echoes Lou Lanza, Shadows and Echoes

1. Get Happy (MP3)
2. Lonely Girl
3. A Thousand Thoughts Of You
4. Make Believe
5. I've Got Just About Everything
6. Shadows And Echoes
7. Happy Samba
8. Cuckoo
9. Dreamsville
10. Star Sounds
11. The House Is Haunted
12. The Gift (MP3)
13. Lover, Come Back To Me
14. Turn Out The Stars

 

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Trumpet/Flugelhorn/Cornet: Dick Sudhalter
Piano: Allen Farnham
Guitar: Jimmy Bruno
Bass: Pete Colangelo
Drums: Ari Hoenig


Produced by Chris Ellis
Musical Direction and Arrangments by Allen Farnham
Recorded by Michael Brorby at Acoustic Recording
Mixed by Paul Wycliffe at Skyline Productions, Inc.
Mastered by Wil Hese at Farmsound Studio
Photography by Paul Sirochman
Design by Grafisch Ontwerpburo Vincentia
Production Coordination by Angelo Verploegen
Liner notes by Alex Henderson
Recorded on May 11th and 12th 1998, released in October of 1998


 

Lou Lanza, An Intimate Portrait in Blue

An Intimate Portrait In Blue (will be available for purchase in spring of 2005)
1. No One Ever Tells You
2. Two Voices
3. InSummer (Estate)
4. Help! (MP3)
5. The Meaning Of The Blues (MP3)
6. The End Of A Love Affair
7. With Ev'ry Breath I Take 8. Black Coffee
9. Why Shouldn't I?
10. If You Could See Me Now
11. How I wish (Ask Me Now)
12. Where Do The Lonely Go?

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Piano: Jason Long

Produced by Lou Lanza
Arrangements by Lou Lanza and Jason Long
Engineer: John Vanore
Mastered by Acoustical Concepts
Recorded at Widener Studios
Photography and Graphic Design by Jeff Ciocci
Liner notes by Mark Murphy
Recorded in December of 1999 and January of 2000


 

Lou Lanza, Opening Doors: A Jazz Tribute to The Doors

opening Doors: A Jazz Tribute To The Doors
1. Riders On The Storm
2. Break On Through (Organ Mix)
3. Hello, I Love You
4. Touch Me 

5. Love Me Two Times (MP3)
6. Wintertime Love
7. Light My Fire
8. Roadhouse Blues (MP3)
9. Spanish Caravan
10. People Are Strange
11. Break On Through (Rhodes Mix)

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Trumpet: Wynston Byrd on tracks 2, 4, 5, & 10, John Swana on tracks 1, 7, & 9
Saxophones: Ron Kerber
Hammond B-1: Orrin Evans on tracks 1, 3, & 7, Dan Zank on tracks 2, 4, 5, & 8
Fender Rhodes: Dan Zank
Guitar: Rob Budesa on tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, & 11, Pat Byrne on tracks 1 & 7
Acoustic Bass: Matt Parrish
Electric Bass: Kenny Jackson
Drums: Leon Jordan on tracks 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, & 11, Byron Landham on tracks 1, 3, & 7, Butch Reed on track 9
Percussion: Leon Jordan


Produced by Lou Lanza
Arrangements: Lou Lanza on tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, & 10, Rich Budesa on tracks 2, 7, & 11, Rob Budesa on track 1, horn arrangements on tracks 5 & 6
Engineer: John Vanore
Mixed and Mastered by Acoustical Concepts Recorded at Widener Studios
Graphic Design by Jeff Ciocci
Liner Notes by J.D. Walter
Recorded in 2000, 2001, and 2002.


 

Miscellaneous Projects and Demos:

Originals circa 1992
1. Don't Look Back
2. Let Me In 3. Now The Time Has Come
4. I Wish I Knew

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Piano: Mike Renzi
Guitar: Jay Berliner
Bass: Jay Leonhart


Produced by Michael Leonard
Arranged by Lou Lanza and Michael Leonard
Recorded in New York City
Recorded in June, 1992, for demonstration only.


 

Lou Lanza - Big Band & Strings
1. Falling In Love With Love
2. All The Things You Are
3. Night And Day

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Band/Orchestra: Miscellaneous


Arrangements by Vincent Trombetta, Jr. (tracks 2 & 3) and William Zaccagni (track 1)
Recorded at Widener Studios
Producer: William Zaccagni
Engineer: John Vanore
Asst. to the Engineer: Glen Carty
Tracks recorded in November of 1987, vocals re-recorded in spring of 1993, for demonstration only.


 

Originals circa 1994

1. The Darkness Within
2. Swing Easy
3. Do I? Should I? Maybe?
4. You Are
5. Lilliana

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Piano: Ron Thomas


Arrangements by Lou Lanza
Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded in winter of 1994, for demonstration only.


 

Lou Lanza and The Jimmy Bruno Trio
1. My Shining Hour
2. Here's That Rainy Day
3. One Note Samba

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Guitar: Jimmy Bruno
Bass: Craig Thomas
Drums: Steve Holloway


Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded winter of 1994, for demonstration only.


 

An Intimate Portrait In Blue II
1. Deep In A Dream

2. My One Bad Habit
3. In A Dream
4. In Your Own Sweet Way
5. Goodbye Sadness (Tristeza)

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Piano: Jason Long


Produced by Lou Lanza
Arrangements by Lou Lanza and Jason
Long Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded in December 1999 and January 2000, ongoing project.


 

The Lou Lanza Organ-Ization
1. All Of Me
2. Bossa Nova In Blue (Blue Bossa)
3. My Funny Valentine
4. I'm In The Mood For Love/Moody's Mood For Love

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Saxophone: Victor North Hammond
B-1 Organ: Orrin Evans
Guitar: Pat Byrne
Drums: Byron Landham


Produced by Lou Lanza
Recorded at Trenton Studios
Recorded December of 2000, ongoing project.

 


 

Wedding Ceremony Music
1. The Prayer
2. Canon in "D"
3. Trumpet Voluntary
4. Celtic Alleluia
5. With This Ring 6. Holy, Holy
7. Memorial Acclamation/Great Amen
8. Lamb Of God
9. My Tribute
10. Meditation From "Thais"
11. Ave Maria
12. Jesus Joy Of Man's Desiring

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza on tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 11
Vocals: Joanne Pascale on tracks 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, & 9
Violin: Louis Lanza, Jr.
Trumpet: Steve Skahill
Piano: Tom Lawton Produced by Lou Lanza and Louis Lanza, Jr.


Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded at Widener Studios. 
Recorded in June of 2002, for demonstration only.


 

Lou Lanza - All Alone
1. The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
2. I've Got You Under My Skin
3. New York State Of Mind
4. Take Five
5. As Time Goes By
6. I Wish I Were In Love Again
7. Wouldn't It Be Nice

 

Vocals and Piano: Lou Lanza


Produced by Lou Lanza
Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded At Widener Studios
Recorded in December 2002, for demonstration only.


 

Songs For Adriana 1. Baby Mine
2. Joseph's Lullaby
3. Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep
4. Lullabye

 

Vocals and Piano: Lou Lanza


Produced by Lou Lanza
Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded December 2002, ongoing project.


 

Lanza/Miceli Quintet
1. I've Got The World On A String
2. Embraceable You
3. It Don't Mean A Thing
4. St. Thomas
5. I Didn't Know What Time It Was

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Tenor Sax: Larry Mckenna
Vibraphone: Tony Miceli
Bass: Kevin MacConnell
Drums: Butch Reed


Produced by Lou Lanza
Arranged by Lou Lanza
Engineer: John Vanore
Recorded on July 21, 2003
Recorded at Widener Studios, for demonstration only.


 

The Modern Rock Quartet
1. Kashmir
2. Love Her Madly 3. Paint It Black
4. Message In A Bottle
5. Inna Gadda Da Vida

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Vibraphone: Tony Miceli
Bass: Kevin MacConnell
Drums: Butch Reed


Produced by Lou Lanza
Arrangements by The Modern Rock Quartet
Engineered by John Vanore
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded on July 22, 2003, ongoing project


 

The Lou Lanza Quintet
1. Tonight/The Way You Look Tonight
2. Our Love Is Here To Stay
3. Route 66
4. In My Room
5. Too Marvelous For Words

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Tenor Sax: Larry McKenna on tracks 1, 2, 3, & 5, Chris Farr on track 4
Piano: Tom Lawton
Bass: Lee Smith
Drums: Dan Monaghan


Executive Producer: Susan Ward
Produced by Lou Lanza
Arrangements by Lou Lanza
Engineer: John Vanore
Asst. to the Engineer: Glen Carty
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded July 29, 2003, for demonstration only


 

 

 Lou Lanza & Swing Easy 

1. Fly Me To The Moon
2. The Summer Wind
3. The Lady Is A Tramp
4. They Can't Take That Away From Me 5. Night And Day

 

Vocals: Lou Lanza
Vocals: Joanne Pascal on track 4
Piano: Tom Lawton
Guitar: Pete Smyser
Bass: Lee Smith
Drums: Dan Monaghan
Flute: Larry McKenna
Alto Sax: Chris Farr on tracks 2, 3, 4, & 5, Larry McKenna on track 1
Tenor Sax: Larry McKenna on tracks 2, 3, 4, & 5, Chris Farr on track 1
Trumpet: Sy Platt
Trombone: Clint Sharman


Executive Producer: Susan Ward
Produced by Lou Lanza
Engineer: John Vanore
Asst. to the Engineer: Glen Carty
Recorded at Widener Studios
Recorded on July 29, 2003, for demonstration only.

 

Lou Lanza and the Tony Gairo Big Band In pre-production.
Recording slated to begin in 2004.

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