Geography (2018)

I have always been a vagabond. Dual citizen since birth, I was brought up in a diplomat’s suitcase, finding homes all over the world, from England to Korea, from Iran to the Oregon coast. I have been everywhere a foreigner and at home, but never entirely settled in any one place. This is the first time I have found myself addressing this issue directly as an artist. Place has always had a big influence on what I write, but never more so than now – each of the different landscapes that inspired these songs fed me in a different way and each gave me a distinct kind of music. What unites them is my curiosity, my joy in each place, and the process of my grief. And they seemed to come in pairs…
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Baseless Rumors (2011)

with Gina Leishman piano, vocals, accordion, glass
Charlie Burnham violin
Marika Hughes, cello
Doug Wieselman, clarinet and bass clarinet


In My Skin (2007)

with Gina Leishman vocals, baritone ukulele, piano, glass; Charlie Burnham violin; Greg Cohen bass; Matt Munisteri guitar; plus Marc Ribot guitar; Todd Sickafoose bass; Kenny Wollesen percussion
All songs by Gina Leishman (unless otherwise noted)
© c’estquoi music/BMI
GCQ Records – #GCQ3


Postcards From The Highwire (Kamikaze Ground Crew) (2007)

with GL  alto & baritone sax, piano, accordion, ukulele, vocals
Doug Wiselman  clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor & baritone sax, guitar
Peter Apfelbaum tenor sax
Steven bernstein  trumpet & slide trumpet
Art Baron trombone
Marcus Rojas  tuba
Kenny Wollesen  drums & percussion

Busmeat Records – BR003-2


Bed Time (2004)

with Gina Leishman vocals, piano, ukelele; Steven Bernstein, Peck Allmond, trumpet; Rob Burger accordion; Greg Cohen bass; Anthony Coleman piano; Trevor Dunn bass; Marc Ribot guitar; Roberto Rodriguez drums, percussion; Jenny Scheinman violin; Doug Wieselman guitar, clarinets; Kenny Wollesen drums, percussion


O MISTRESS MINE – Songs of Willliam Shakespeare (2004)

Special 30th Anniversary edition of music written by Leishman for the California Shakespeare Theater, including music from 12th Night, Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, Cymbeline; Love’s Laours Lost, Measure for Measure

with
Gina Leishman vocals, piano, ukelele; Steven Bernstein, Peck Allmond trumpet; Rob Burger accordion; Greg Cohen bass; Anthony Coleman piano; Trevor Dunn bass; Marc Ribot guitar; Roberto Rodriguez drums, percussion; Jenny Scheinman violin; Doug Wieselman guitar, clarinets; Kenny Wollesen drums, percussion;
and Odile Lavault, bandoneon; Marcelo Puig, guitar; Kristina Forester, cello

GCQ Records – #GCQ2


Covers (Kamikaze Ground Crew) (2000)

with
GL alto & baritone sax, piano, accordion, vocals
Doug Wieselman clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor & baritone sax, guitar
Peter Apfelbaum tenor sax
Steven Bernstein trumpet & slide trumpet
Art Baron trombone
Marcus Rojas tuba
Kenny Wollesen drums & percussion

Koch Jazz #78822


The Scenic Route (Kamikaze Ground Crew) (1990)

with
GL alto sax, bass clarinet, piano, accordion, vocals
Doug Wieselman clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor & baritone sax
Peter Apfelbaum tenor sax
Steven Bernstein trumpet
Jeff Cressmna trombone
Bob Lipton tuba
Danny Frankel drums & percussion

New World Records #NW 80400-2


Kamikaze Ground Crew (1985)

with
GL alto sax, bass clarinet, piccolo, accordion, vocals
Doug Wiselman clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor & baritone sax
Paul Magid clariinet, alto sax
Steven Bernstein trumpet
Howard Petterson trombone
Bud Chase tuba
Danny Frankel drums & percussion

Busmeat Records #BR101 (LP and cassette) (out of print)
rereleased in 1998 on Koch Jazz #KOC7855-2 (CD)


Frank London: INVOCATIONS

with
Frank London (trumpet), Anthony Coleman (pump organ) , Myra Melford (harmonium) , Gina Leishman (glass armonica), Ken Filiano

Learn more at www.franklondon.com