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Tommy Mandel Albums

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Collection of the less cringeworthy songs I wrote, recorded and sang in the 80s over synths and live instrumentation.
(credits at bottom of page)
Synth-strumentals recorded direct to DAT from LinnSequencer and lots of synths. Pet Sounds or Pet Shop Boys?
Psychedelic Travelogue recorded at SongShop Studios early 80’s. Hilly Michaels drums. Zenobia co-vocals. Tom Morrongiello guitars. Wayne Vlcan co-produced. Jean Petrucelli exec. producer.
More synth-strumentals! Some good ones!
Some of these appear on InnerCities Records’ 2019 vinyl release, Mello Magic.
The first 7 here are a song cycle featuring great vocalists like Joe Cerisano, Pete Hewlett, Marianne Faithful, Zenobia, Jeff Southworth & Frannie Faith Southworth.
More Synth-strumentals, as the gear got fresher, sampling took off, and mistakes were learned from.
Synth-strumentals and Atmospherics!
Solo Piano.
Meditation music in the style of George Winston, Wilhelm Reich, and George Washington.
Dolphin Jams
Designed to Knock You Out.
Synth-strumentals
The Robots are Dancing on the Beach
at Hawaiian Sunset in LA.
Lots of Songs
Some experimental
All Heartfelt
Please excuse all Human Error
CREDITS:
Lydia Burns vocal on Baby Please Come Back
Kitana Andrews vocal on I Will
Songs and Grooves
In an Age of Political Anger
CREDITS:
Kirsten Thien: BG vocals on Scarsdale, That’s How They Take It, and I Go To Sleep.
Elaine Caswell: BG vocals on Get Ridda Butch
Rock Opera soundtrack starring
Jimi Tunnell, Dee Carstensen
Gregory Fleeman, Nancy Godwin
Alison England, and Y.T.
Also a low-res cartoon – Act I is up on YouTube.
The plot involves an underwater baseball taoist world
invaded by flying crustaceans bent on
Industrial Domination of the Galaxy.
(And of course, the love triangles that develop.)

EVERY DOG – Credits
‘..id…” Credits

STARLIGHT/WATUSI/MELLO MAGIC credits

Upcoming Appearances

Marc Berger gig – The Turning Point, Piermont, NY – March 18

Bruce T. Carroll gig – Rockwood Music Hall, Allen St. NYC, NY – March 21

Michael Kehr gig – Rockwood Music Hall, Allen St. NYC, NY – April 16

Song Night Cabaret – Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY – May 6 & 7

Howie Solo – Gene Frankel Theater, 24 BOND ST., NYC, NY – April 28, 8pm

Katelyn Richards – feat. Benny Landa & Mike Vesciglia – Bitter End, Bleeker St., NYC – May 22

™ Pipe Organ Improv and Party – Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick, Maine – June 3 1:00pm

Harlem Yacht Club House Band – 7 Fridays over the Summer – City Island, NY. June 15, etc.

Dire Straits Legacy (DSL) tour – US – 4 former Dire Straits (including me) Aug 19- Sept 5

Sarah Lawrence

https://my.slc.edu/ICS/My_Pages/Tommy_Mandel.jnz

Benefits

©️Tommy Mandel 2020

Synth-stru-Mentals

The more successful
Synth-strumentals from day-to-day Experimenting
at Tommy Labs
Appear Here

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