The Producers Orchestra Mixtape Vol. 1

October 31, 2015

Musicians love sharing music, so I polled our incredible orchestra members and asked them to list three albums they are listening to this week. Here are the results. Happy listening!

Andrew Bezik, trumpet
Wake Up! / John Legend & The Roots
Leaves / Sidewalk Chalk
Choose Your Weapon / Hiatus Kaiyote

Tao Guthrie, trombone
Largo / Brad Mehldau
Blue Light, Red Light / Harry Connick Jr.
Solo / Nils Frahm

Dave White, bass
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” / Boston Symphony Orchestra (Seji Ozawa)
Hunter Hayes / Hunter Hayes
Dave Grusin Presents: West Side Story / Dave Grusin

Dustin Beardsley, trumpet
Anita O’Day Swings Cole Porter and Rodgers & Hart / Anita O’Day
Ivywild / Night Beds
If I Should Go Before You / City and Colour

Matthew Croft, keyboard/associate conductor
An Article of Hope: The Space Shuttle Columbia – Original Score / Blake Neely
Bob Curnow’s LA Big Band – The Music of Pat Matheny & Lyle Mays / Bob Curnow
The Last Ship – Original Broadway Cast Recording / Sting/Original Broadway Cast

Erika Friedman, reeds
Mo’ Roots / Maceo Parker
Soul Station / Hank Mobley
The Foundation / Zac Brown Band

Chris Smucker, reeds
Nikki Nack / Tune-Yards
Built on Glass / Chet Faker
Bird-Brains / Tune-Yards

Katie Steinhauer, drums
Avalanche / Quadron
The Visitor / Kadjha Bonet
Season of Your Day / Mazzy Star

Peter Leigh-Nilsen, keyboard/conductor
Carrie and Lowell / Sufjan Stevens
Rare Bird Alert / Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers
Jim Gailloreto’s Jazz String Quartet – Featuring Kurt Elling / Jim Gailloreto

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