Hollywood, CA (June 16, 2006)–Grammy-winning artist Aaron Neville has completed a new album of soul classics recorded and mixed with renowned producer Stewart Levine (Hugh Masekela, Simply Red, Jazz Crusaders) and engineer Rik Pekkonen at Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood.
Pictured at the custom API console in Studio B are (seated) engineer Rik Pekonnen and producer Stewart Levine. Photo by David Goggin.Joining Neville in the studio were James Gadson, Freddy Washington, Ray Parker, Jr., Joe Sample, Neil Larsen, Heitor Perrera, David Sanborn, Mavis Staples, Chris Botti, and Dr. John. Featuring such timeless standards as “Dock of the Bay,” “Stay By Me,” and “My Girl,” the album is the debut of Burgundy Records, with Neville as the first artist signed to the new Sony BMG label. The album is slated for Fall release.