Something New Liner Notes

Produced, Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Glenn Barratt at Morning Star Studios, Spring House, PA
String and Trombone Arrangements by John Conahan
additional engineering on “Sink” by Dave Schonauer at Morning Star Studios and Brad Cohn at ButtonsNY Studios, NYC

All Music and Lyrics by Avi Wisnia
Mo Show Publishing (ASCAP)

except Track 5 “Love Song”: Robert James Smith, Simon Johnathon Gallup, Boris Peter Bransby Williams, Paul Stephen Thomspon, Roger O’Donnell, Laurence Andrew Tolhurst UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING MGB LIMITED (ASCAP)
and Track 12 “No Scrubs”: Kevin Briggs, Kandi Burris, Tameka Cottle AIR CONTROL MUSIC INC/EMI APRIL MUSIC INC/KANDACY MUSIC/TINY TAM MUSIC/TONY MERCEDES MUSIC/W B MUSIC CORP (ASCAP)

THANK YOU

To Glenn Barratt;
To Lizanne Knott and everyone at Morning Star Studios;
To all the musicians who lent their talent to this album;
To Seth Kroll, to Alan Cohen & to The Fam Jam;
To my Focus Group: to Aaron Platt, to Abby Gross, to Anthony T-Diz Esposito, to Ben Greene, to Becky Romano, to Eliot Glazer, to Emily Rotella, to Ethan Dropkin, to Hillary Cohen, to Jenna Rubenstein, to Jewlia Furlan, to Sarah Kroesser;
To Brad Cohn, to Carol & Steve and the entire Cohn/Zwillinger Family;
To Liz Kushner;
To Rachel Dobkins;
To Thomas Hitchcock;
To Alex Chickosky & Lyndsay Purchon;
To Beethoven Pianos: to Carl, to Richard, to Judy;
To Stuart Binder;
To Toru Takiguchi, to Kim Garey, to Gil Smuskowitz, to Nathan Smith, to Josh Paris, to Brian Woodruff, to Curt Garey, to Eleanor Kaye, to Jodie Kelly, to Valerie Kuehne, to Nameer Shukri, to Keith Dorgan;
To everyone who pre-ordered this album;
To my siblings: to Dov, to Sara, to Matt;
To my parents: to Imma & Abba;

To all my friends, fans, and family who have helped, encouraged, influenced and inspired me in my artistic endeavors; I am me because of you.

Associate Producers:
Seth Kroll, Richard Holstein, Kevin & Michelle Young, The Kelly Family, Judith Glassburg Wisnia & Eric Wisnia, Hope & David Wisnia, Mae & Lee Glassburg, The Glassburg Binder Family, The Schiffer Family

Avi Wisnia – vocals, piano

1. New Year (4:29)

Lee Smith – acoustic bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Joel Bryant – rhodes
Michelle Bishop – violin
Renee Warnick – viola

2. More Than Me (3:19)

Chico Huff – electric bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Joel Bryant – organ
Randy Kapralick – trombone

3. I Wish That I Could Stop Writing Songs About You (5:37)

Lee Smith – acoustic bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar, rain stick
Erik Johnson – drums
Mayra Casales – percussion
Joel Bryant – rhodes
Lizanne Knott – background vocals

4. Sink (3:59)

Chico Huff – electric bass
Jef Lee Johnson – acoustic guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Avi Wisnia – xylophone, synthesizer
Dave Schonauer – synthesizers
Sink Singers: Britton Saffer, Cathleen Waters, Eleanor Kaye, Ethan Dropkin, Jenna Rubenstein, Nathan Smith, Sarah Dell’Orto, Sarah Kroesser Liz Kushner

5. Love Song (5:10)

Chico Huff – electric bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Mayra Cassalles – percussion

6. Rabbit Hole (3:23)

Lee Smith – acoustic bass
Jef Lee Johnson – acoustic guitar, mandolin, resonator
Erik Johnson – drums

7. The Back of Your Hand (3:34)

Lee Smith – acoustic bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Mayra Cassalles – percussion
Joel Bryant – rhodes
Lizanne Knott – background vocals

8. Prelude (0:39)

9. Something New (3:56)

Chico Huff – electric bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Mayra Cassalles – percussion
Joel Bryant – organ, wurlitzer

10. Não É Coisa (3:28)

Chico Huff – electric bass
Jef Lee Johnson – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Mayra Cassalles – percussion
Joel Bryant – rhodes

11. It’s Only Me (4:24)

12. No Scrubs (3:36)

Lee Smith – acoustic bass
Jef Lee Johnson – electric guitar
Erik Johnson – drums
Mayra Cassalles – percussion

Layout & Design by Liz Kushner (www.lizkushner.com)
Front & Back Cover Photography by Rachel Dobkins (rmdobkins@gmail.com)
Inside Right Photography by Thomas Hitchcock
at Beethoven Pianos Workshop, NYC (www.beethovenpianos.com)
Inside Left Little Avi Portrait by Avi Wisnia at Carol & Steve’s Apartment, NYC
Little Avi was definitely harmed in the making of this album.

All rights reserved ©2010 Avi Wisnia Mo Show Publishing (ASCAP)


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