cast

Music + story
THOMAS OLIVIER
with
Dieter Faber

Arrangements + orchestration
Dieter Faber ­ Hans-Juergen Knipphals ­ Thomas Olivier

Art-director
Hardy Brackmann

Photographs
Hardy Brackmann ­ Jonathan Wong

Vocals
Aylin (Germany) - Yasmin Allain (St. Lucia) - Buelent Aris (Turkey) - Chris Bendorf (Germany) -
Fontaine Burnett (USA) - Bonnie Ferrer (Spain) - Anthony Flaverney (Trinidad & Tobago) -
David Granados (Colombia) - Sandra Granados (Colombia) - Ilan Mizrahi (Israel) - Love Newkirk (USA)
Oliver Ohene-Dokyi (Ghana) - Thomas Olivier (Germany) - Robert Smith (Trinidad & Tobago)

Keyboards
Dieter Faber - Hans-Juergen Knipphals - Thomas Olivier

Electric + acoustic guitars, mandolin
Dieter Faber

Bass
Benjamin Huellenkremer (Germany)

Drums + percussion
Tony Danner (drums/Germany) - Cécé Colly (dundun/Ivory Coast) - Youssou Djabang (djembe, bell/Benin)
Marcio Doctor (congas, bongos, kebassa/Argentina) - Roger Abi NDrin (djembe, shaker/Senegal) Georges Zitéhè Soro (djembe/Ivory Coast)


Reeds

Frederic Engel (tinwhistle, bamboos, ney/Germany) - Kangarlou (tenor & sopr. sax/Iran) - John Pinter (flute/USA)
Joe Ridder (flute/USA) - Sebastian Schoberansky (oboe/Germany)

Violins

Christo Draganov - Daniel Draganov (Romania) - Jens Cording - Holger Hachmeister
Klaus-Dieter Hansen - Jutta Hoppe - Stefan Maus - Helmut Rahn (Germany)

Cello soloists

Michael Grube (Germany) - Emil Klein (Romania)

Harp

Julia St. Peters (United Kingdom)

Whistle

Abdul-Aziz Al-Yaqout (Kuwait)

+

Master Drummers from

IVORY COAST`S & BENIN`S
National Ensembles

The Voices Of "Y"
The Horns Of "Y
"

GERMAN FILMORCHESTRA

Berlin-Babelsberg
Conductor: H. J. Knipphals

Programming + sound design

Dieter Faber

Pre-programming

Thomas Olivier

Sound engineers

Dieter Faber
Adrian Askew
Ulrich Elfert
Harald Nestler
Sven Treeß


Recorded at

DIFA Recording Studios
Chameleon Studio
Mueggenpark Studio
Off Beat Studio
RBT-Studios Berlin
Simple Sound Studio
Vox Klangstudio

Mixed at

DIFA Studio
Vox Klangstudio


Co-production

Dieter Faber

Production + supervision

Thomas Olivier