Christian de Mesones

They call me Big New York (Independent)

Christian has been independently releasing singles since 2015, beginning with “Good Old Days” “Latin Jive Redux”, a 2017 remix of the Groove Skool song “Latin Jive”, went to #55 on Billboard and #1 in the UK It remained in the top 10 for over a year on both the Moth FM/UK and 96 8 the Oasis in the USA His 2018 release “Spirit” climbed up to #12 with a bullet on the Smooth Jazz Media Base chart and fueled his desire to present this and other material as an album Christian’s musical evolution was on full display as he made

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Over 25 musicians featured including
Eddie Baccus Jr. - Saxophone
Rob Maletick - Saxophone
Keith l. Anderson -saxophone /EWI
Arch Thompson- Flute
Elliot Levine -Keyboards
Mike Gamble - Guitar
Curtis McCain -Percusion
Sheila Shabazz - Percussion
Tom Teasley -Percussion
Nia Simmons - Vocals
Debora Galan - Vocals
Maurice Chevalier - Keyboard/ Producer *
Christopher Valentine- Keyboard / Producer
Chao Tian - Yanquin ( Chinese dulcimer)
Drew Davidsen - Guitar
Greg Boyer - Trombone
Carol Albert - backing Vocals
Alfreda Gerald- backing vocals
Dave Howard - guitar
Jack Turner - guitar
Nick Costa -Drums
Jay Jones - Drums
Carl Anderson- Drums
Rob Zinn - Trumpet

Track Listing

  1. Big Tall Wish
  2. Latin Jive REDUX
  3. The Shape of Water (interlude)
  4. Sweetnight featuring Debora Galan
  5. Good Old Days
  6. Spirit
  7. Hispanica featuring Debora Galan
  8. Throb! featuring Eddie Baccus Jr. and Greg Boyer
  9. Year of the Dragon *
  10. Dekalb and Flatbush (Live at VMFA)

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