What If? Notes

Here, reprinted for you, are the liner notes from What If?, the new Dale Ockerman Project album!

Produced by Dale O for DEO productions  © 2012

Mixed by Vince Sanchez for VSO productions (Thank You Thank You!)

Engineered, arranged, digital editing by Dale O  Recorded at DEO studios,  Musicscool,  and the homes of many of the fine musical contributors on Apple MacBook Pro laptop.

Additional engineering- (drums) David Tucker, Peter Booras, Chet McCracken, Trey Sabatelli, (RB vocals) Richard Bryant

Additional digital editing by Vince Sanchez and Richard Bryant

Cover photo by Marilyn Stringer

Car shots by Fred Arellano (Thanks Paul Carrubba!)

Graphics by Connie Troupe Design

ASTON-M-B3-TRUNK

Special thanks to Connie Troupe, Kalen Ockerman, Vicki Boyle, Dr. Stanley Krippner, Phil, Doris & Jerry Ockerman, Shirley Bracken, Ned Torney, Vince and Anastasiya Sanchez, Russell Martin, Lakota, ZuZu, WeSa, Ivan, Amy (all our furry furs), Mike Calder, Lori Carter, White Album Ensemble for the love help and encouragement.

“I Really want to thank you” – like the song says – George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Sly Stone, Billy Preston, Skip Spence, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Marriott, Stevie Wonder, James Durbin, Buddy Miles, The IAM band, Moby Grape, Fuzzy John, The Sons, The Yardbirds, George Martin, Radio stations KDIA, KMPX, XERB for a lifetime and more of musical inspiration.

Credits:

1. TOP OF THE WORLD
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Drew Harrison
Guitars, elec sitar, keyboards-
Dale Ockerman
Drums- David Tucker
Bass- Dennis Murphy
Guitar solo– Jerry Miller
Trumpet, trombone- Mic Gillette
Sax- Jerry Martini
Harmony vocals- Tammi Brown,
Connie Troupe, Alysha Antonino,
Stephen Krilanovich

2. KEYS TO YOUR MIND
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Richard Bryant
Guitars, keyboards, slide, vocal-
Dale Ockerman
Guitar- Stephen Krilanovich
Drums- Trey Sabatelli
Bass- Paul Olguin
Cello- Barry Phillips
Trumpet, trombone- Mic Gillette,
Trumpet- Dale Ockerman
Sax- Jerry Martini
Harmony Vocals- Richard Bryant,
Will Russ, Jr.,Stephen Krilanovich,
Tammi Brown, Dale

3. REALLY WANT TO THANK YOU
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- William Russ, jr.
Guitars, B3 solo- Dale
Guitar- Danny Caruth
Drums- Trey Sabatelli
Bass- Endre Tarczy
Trumpet, trombone- Mic Gillette
Trumpet- Dale Sax- Jerry Martini

4. SHE TALKS TO ANIMALS
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Omar Spence
Guitars – Dale
Acoustic-Stephen Krilanovich
Drums- Trey Sabatelli
Bass- Endre Tarczy
Backrounds – The White Album Ensemble-
Richard Bryant, Ken Kraft,
Stephen Krilanovich, Dale
Plus- Tammi Brown, ZuZu

5. WHAT IF?
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- William Russ, jr., Richard B., Tammi B.
Guitars, keyboards, Ebow – Dale Ockerman
Drums- Trey Sabatelli
Bass- Paul Olguin Guitar- Steve Krilanovich
Cello- Barry Phillips
Trumpet, trombone- Mic Gillette
Sax- Jerry Martini
Harmony vocals- Tammi Brown, Connie Troupe,
Alysha Antonino Stephen Krilanovich,
Richard Bryant, Dale

6. BLUE JAY WAY
(George Harrison)
Lead vocal, keyboards, guitars, drones, Ebow Dale
Cello-‘The Beast’Indian cello with tamboura sympathetic strings
Dilrhuba- Barry Phillips
Drums- David Tucker
Bass, acoustic guitar- Jesse Holsapple
Backrounds- Tammi Brown, Alysha Antonino,
Connie Troupe,The White Album Ensemble-
Richard Bryant,Ken Kraft, Omar Spence,
Stephen Krilanovich, and Dale

7. IN A PERFECT WORLD
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Richard Bryant
Guitars, slide, keyboards, vocals- Dale
Guitars- Stephen Krilanovich
Drums- Trey Sabatelli, Chet McCracken
Bass- Paul Olguin Percussion- Steve Robertson
Harmony vocals- Tammi Brown, Dale
Stephen Krilanovich

8. DREAM OF GOLD
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Drew Harrison
Guitars,E.Sitar, Rhodes, B3, Piano,Clavinet- Dale
Drums- David Tucker, “Fuzzy John” Oxindine
Bass- Jesse Holsapple
Congas- Jim Greiner Percussion- Steve Robertson
Harmony vocals ( verses)- Tammi Brown,
Alysha Antonino, Dale, Connie Troupe
Harmony vocals ( choruses, bridge)- Richard Bryant

9. LOVE, YOU CAN TAKE IT WITH YOU
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Richard Bryant
Guitars, keyboards, slide- Dale
Drums- Peter Booras
Bass- Endre Tarczy, Kieth Graves
Cello- Barry Phillips
Additional vocals, Tammi Brown,
Hadgi Quantum, Richie Elkerton, Dale

10. STANDING IN THE LIGHT
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Omar Spence
Carnatic (S.India) Vocals- K Resmi
Drums- David Tucker
Bass- Jesse Holsapple
Tabla- Steve Robertson
B3, EBow, Mandolin, Electric Sitar,
Guitars, Solo-Dale
Harmony vocals- Tammi Brown,
Stephen Krilanovich
Shakire- Jim Greiner
Tabla-Steve Robertson

 

11. FREE TO FALL IN LINE
(Dale Ockerman)
Lead Vocals- Richard Bryant and Omar Spence
Drums-“Fuzzy” John Oxindine
Lead guitar #1 solo- Jerry Miller
Lead guitar #2 solo and harmony
Guitars- Stephen Krilanovich
Guitar, piano, Hammond- Dale
Trumpet, trombone- Mic Gillette
Sax- Jerry Martini
Background vocals- Jerry Miller,
The White Album Ensemble-
Richard Bryant, Ken Kraft,
Stephen Krilanovich, Dale Ockerman
Bass- Keith Graves

12. SUPERRADIANT
(Dale Ockerman)
Drums- Chet McCracken
Bass- Paul Olguin
Electric sitar, acoustic,
electric guitars, Keyboards- Dale
Guitar/ leslie- Stephen Krilanovich
Vocal riffs- Tammi Brown

BONUS TRACK – INTUITIVE
(Dale Ockerman)
Vocals- Richard Bryant Guitars, Dale
Rhythm Guitar- Tom Ayres Drums- David Tucker
Bass- Jesse Holsapple Backgrounds- Tammi Brown,
Mazella Houston, Dale, Darnell Gill, Will Russ, Jr.,
Alysha Antonino, Connie Troupe