Downtime: Live on Tour in the Baltic States & Scandinavia [CD] - BYU Synthesis

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BYU Synthesis invites you to join them on a musical tour across the Baltic States and Scandinavia, with live recordings of performances in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, and Sweden. In this new album, Downtime, Synthesis performs classics from the likes of Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Charlie Parker, and Stevie Wonder, as well as fantastic original compositions from veteran band members. So sit back, relax, and take some Downtime with the BYU Synthesis with these live, swingin' tunes.

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1. It Had Better Be Tonight (Meglio Stasera)
Henry Mancini, Franco Migliacci, Johnny Mercer; as performed by Michael Bublé
Brigitta Teuscher, vocals

2. Cheek to Cheek
Irving Berlin; original arrangement by Paul Weston, adapted by Myles Collins
Louise Ringheim Foss, vocals (quest Swedish soloist); Danial Wells, trumpet

3. Downtime
Corey Christiansen, arranged by Vern Seilert
Andrew Larsen, tenor saxophone; Parker Speirs, guitar

4. Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen; arranged by David Wolpe
Brigitta Teuscher, vocals

5. Movin' Out, Movin' In
Marcus Printup
Brian Woodbury, trombone; Austie Robinson, trumpet; Jordan Widdison, tenor saxophone; Parker Speirs, guitar

6. Donna Lee
Charlie Parker; arranged by Matt Catingub
Brian Woodbury, Brennan Brown, Daniel Burt, Marcus Anderson, trombone; Brennan Tolman, drums

7. Laura
David Raksin; arranged by Duke Ellington
Andrew Larsen, tenor saxophone

8. I Wish
Stevie Wonder; arranged by Mike Tomaro
Brigitta Teuscher, vocals; Nick Wagstaff, piano; Marcus Anderson, trombone; Ray Smith, soprano saxophone

9. Almost Like Being in Love
Lerner and Loewe; transcribed and adapted by Myles Collins
Louise Ringheim Foss, vocals

10. You Made Me Love You
James V. Monaco; transcribed and recreated by Jeff Hest
Austie Robinson, trumpet

11. Maqamat
Austie Robinson

Jordan Widdison, tenor saxophone; Austie Robinson, trumpet; Parker Speirs, guitar; Brennan Tolman, drums

12. You Know I Care
Duke Pearson; arranged by Conrad Herwig
Brian Woodbury, trombone

13. The Way You Look Tonight
Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields; arranged by Roger Holmes
Brigitta Teuscher, vocals; Jordan Widdison, tenor saxophone

14. Shorty
Marcus Anderson
Jacob Baldwin, baritone saxophone; Marcus Anderson, trombone; Austie Robinson, trumpet; Jordan Widdison, tenor saxophone; Parker Speirs, guitar


Executive producer: Ben Fales

Producer: Ray Smith

Recording engineer (on site): Jeff Carter

Editing engineers: Michael Chadbourne, Caleb Hill, Jordan Saltmarsh

Mixing engineer: Jeff Carter

Mastering engineer: Gavin Lurssen

Cover design: Jessica Johnson

Booklet design: Olivia Knudsen

Booklet editor: Lena Harper


Director: Ray Smith

Vocalist: Brigitta Teuscher

Guest vocalist (Festinord in Sweden): Louise Ringheim Foss

Saxophones: Steven Hardy, Brittney Woodis, Jordan Widdison, Andrew Larsen, Jacob Baldwin

Trombones: Brian Woodbury, Danny Burt, Brennan Bown, Marcus Anderson, Lyman McBride

Trumpets: Austie Robinson, Danial Wells, Dallas Crane, Abby Castleton, Jordan Coon

Rhythm section: Nick Wagstaff, piano; Parker Speirs, guitar; Zoe Jorgensen, bass; Brennan Tolman, drums