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CONTRIBUTORS

Dr. Tim Black Jr.        David Young
Jeff Parker                  Nick Mazzarella
Laura Harper               Marquis Hill
Nicholas Gajewski       Mike Jellick
Quentin Coaxum         Aaron Shapiro
Maggie Brown            Anthony Bruno
Connor Scanlon           Javon Wilcox
Mary Lawson              Chris Madsen
Roosevelt Griffen         Lisa Willingham
Justin Thomas             Marlin Mckay
Fred Nitsch                 Avery Young
Talia Pavia                  Dudley Owens
John Sutton                 Katie Waldrop
Alex Revoal                Mikel Avery
Michael Salter             Charles Rumback   
Chelsea Waldrop          The Avery Ranch
Amanda Telischak        Tracy Gajewski
Gajewski Family          The Rogoskis'
Julie Drallos                Village Records
The Shaprio Family




EVERYPEOPLE WORKSHOP
-annual recordings-

 
EVERYPEOPLE WOKSHOP's annual recording series provides a platform for Chicago-based composers to showcase original material. Our records promote collaboration between artists from Chicago's diverse musical communities. The entirety of first-year proceeds from our recordings go directly to other Chicago-based outreach programs. Through 2011, EVERYPEOPLE WORKSHOP recordings have been supported exclusively by the time and money of the artists involved. 

 Click the link below or images to go to the EVERYPEOPLE itunes store.
Mikel Avery's EveryPeople Jazz Workshop

2012 EVERYPEOPLE WORKSHOP VOL. 4  

EVERYPEOPLE TRIO+FILM
music written and directed by: M. Avery
MEMBERS:
Mikel Patrick Avery-organ/piano
Nicholas Gajewski-bass fiddle

EVERYPEOPLE QUARTET 
music written and directed by: Nicholas Gajewski
(track 5 by A. Shapiro & N. Gajewski)
MEMBERS:
Marquis Hill- trumpet
Adam Thronburg- trombone
Chris Madsen- tenor saxophone
Aaron Shapiro- banjo
Mikel Patrick Avery- contraption
Nicholas Gajewski- bass fiddle

EVERYPEOPLE BIG BAND
music written and directed by: Aaron Shapiro
MEMBERS: 
trumpets-
Marquis Hill Quentin Coaxum, Justin Copeland, Marques Carroll 
trombones-
Brett Johnson, Adam Thornburg, Tom Schwartz saxophones-
Chris Madsen, Michael Anderson
Rajiv Halim, Nick Mazzarella, Tracy Gajewski
rhythm section
Aaron Shapiro, Nicholas Gajewski, Mikel Patrick Avery

EVERYPEOPLE SONG
music written  by: Mary Lawson (trks 14, & 15) Mikel Patrick Avery (trks 12, 13, & 16)
co-arranged by Mary Lawson, M. Avery, Nicholas Gajewski, & Aaron Shapiro
MEMBERS:
Mary Lawson-vocals
Mikel Patrick Avery- contraption
Aaron Shapiro- banjo
Nicholas Gajewski- bass fiddle
John Sutton- gong (trk 15)




2011 EVERYPEOPLE WORKSHOP Vol. 3

EVERYPEOPLE TRIO+FILM
music written and directed by: Mikel Patrick Avery
Aaron Shapiro-nylon string guitar
Nicholas Gajewski-dbl bass
Mikel Patrick Avery-contraption

EVERYPEOPLE STRINGS
music written and directed by: Nicholas Gajewski
Talia Pavia- violin
Chuck Bontrager- violin
Monica Reilly- viola
John Sutton- cello
Aaron Shapiro- banjo/guitar
Mikel Patrick Avery- contraption
Nicholas Gajewski- dbl bass

EVERYPEOPLE BIG BAND
music written and directed by: Nicholas Gajewski(big song, sleep is what did the sheep) Mikel Patrick Avery(A.C.T.) Aaron Shapiro(Next Stop)
Marquis Hill-trumpet
Marlin Mckay- trumpet
Quentin Coaxum- bss trumpet
Brett Johnson- bss trumpet
Rob Collazo- tenor saxohphone
Nick Mazzarella- alto saxophone
Tracy Gajewski- baritone saxophone
Aaron Shapiro- banjo/guitar
Nicholas Gajewski- dbl bass
Mikel Patrick Avery- contraption

EVERYPEOPLE SONG
music and lyrics written by: Mikel Patrick Avery
Mary Lawson- vocals
Aaron Shaprio- guitars
Nicholas Gajewski- dbl bass
Jody & Gerald Avery- gongs
Mikel Patrick Avery- contraption


2010 EVERYPEOPLE WORKSHOP Vol. 2
EVERYPEOPLE TRIO+FILM music written and directed by: Mikel Patrick Avery pno-Justin Thomas bass-Nicholas Gajewski dms-Mikel Patrick Avery EVERYPEOPLE STRINGS directed by: Nicholas Gajewski music and arrangements by: N. Gajewski violin-Talia Pavia violin-Breana Bauman viola-Monica Reilly cello-Alex Revoal piano-Justin Thomas bass-Nicholas Gajewski drums-Mikel Patrick Avery
EVERYPEOPLE QUARTET
tracks 1,2 written by Nicholas Gajewski tracks 3,4 written by Mikel Patrick Avery tnr-Chris Madsen pno-Justin Thomas bss-Nicholas Gajewski dms-Mikel Patrick Avery EVERYPEOPLE ENSEMBLE directed by: Mikel Patrick Avery music written by Mikel Patrick Avery & Nicholas Gajewski lyrics & arrangements by: Mikel Patrick Avery vcls-Mary Lawson tpt-Marquis Hill fl hrn- David Young tnr-Chris Msdsen alto-Nick Mazzarella pno-Justin Thomas bss-Nicholas Gajewski dms-Mikel Patrick Avery go to: www.everypeopleworkshop.org for more info
bss-Nicholas Gajewski dms-Mikel Patrick Avery go to: www.everypeopleworkshop.org for more info





2009 EVERYPEOPLE WORKSHOP VOL. 1


EVERYPEOPLE ENSEMBLE
 The Great Migration Suite- Conversations with Mr. Tim Black
 personnel:
 Dr. Timuel D. Black Jr....Voice
 Marlin Mckay ................Trumpet/Flugal horn
 Nick Mazzarella.............Soprano/Alto
 Anthony Bruno..............Tenor/Clairinet
 Mike Jellick....................Piano
 John Sutton...................Upright Bass
 Nicholas Gajewski..........Upright Bass
 Mikel Avery....................Drums
 music written by: Mikel Avery
 words by: Dr. Timuel D. Black Jr
 
EVERYPEOPLE  TRIO
 Nick Mazzarlla........Piano
 Nicholas Gajewski...Bass
 Mikel Avery.............Drums
 all music written by: Mikel Avery (track 5 by:Nicholas Gajewski)
 
   
EVERYPEOPLE  Featuring
    EP feat. Jeff Parker
 personnel:
 Jeff Parker.............. ..Guitar
 John Sutton..............Bass
 Nicholas Gajewski.....Bass(track 5)
 Mikel Avery...............Drums
 
   EP feat. Anthony Bruno
 personnel:
 Anthony Bruno.........Tenor
 John Sutton..............Bass
 Mikel Avery...............Drums
 
 
 
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