D I S C O G R A P H Y

 

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Contact Linda Newmark 310-235-4709

AS ARTIST

 

MASON DARING & JEANIE STAHL: The Early Years
Daring CD 3006

MASON DARING & JEANIE STAHL: Sweet Melodies In The Night
Daring LP/CS 1006 (out of print)

MASON DARING & JEANIE STAHL: Heartbreak
Philo 1079 (out of print)

As Composer/ Producer


LIANNA
Daring CD 1003 (out of print)

THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET
Daring CD 1007

MATEWAN
Daring CD 1011

PASSION FISH
Daring CD 3008

THE SECRET OF ROAN INISH
Daring CD 3015

LONE STAR
Daring CD 3023

PREFONTAINE
Hollywood Records 62104

THE GREAT WAR & THE SHAPING OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Daring CD 3029

MEN WITH GUNS
Rykodisc 10437

THE OPPOSITE OF SEX
Daring CD 3034

LIMBO
Columbia/Sony Music 69994

WHERE THE HEART IS
RCA 0902663697

SUNSHINE STATE
Daring CD 8064

EIGHT MEN OUT
Varese Sarabande 70460 (out of print)

LIANNA
Varese Sarabande 70460 (out of print)

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
Daring LP/CS 1003(Promotional release only -out of print)

MUSIC OF THE HEART
Daring CD 4001(Promotional release only -out of print)

 

'... As with film composition, record production is not about compromise - it's about opportunity. When I think about my time with the artists you're about to meet, I don't think in terms of privilege - I think in terms of joy. The worst moment I experienced on any of these recordings was terrific.

With a few exceptions, I am not the artist on the titles in this catalog. I authored the smallest fraction of these recordings, and rarely played on a cut. For the most part, I was the producer: a cross between the Wizard of Oz and a den mother. It often involves a lot of smoke and mirrors, but mostly it's about trying not to scold and serving treats.

 

This label started as a vanity outlet for some soundtracks I had done with John Sayles. I then branched out into record production for singer- songwriters; after a few years, things got out of hand. I met a number of artists through my film soundtracks that I believed were worthy of special attention. Butch Thompson played on "Eight Men al Out" and Duke Levine first performed on "City of Hope" and "Passion Fish"; here were two artists that deserved their own forums. Billy Novick has been a constant collaborator and friend on more films than I can count, and Guy Van Duser has bailed me out on guitar over and over through the years. It took me forever to get the two of them to record for my label. It was worth the wait.

 

This year sees my first record with Bob Franke (why did I wait so long?); and my latest effort with Jeanie Stahl, who somehow manages to remind the rest of us that, when it comes to singing, we're mere mortals.

 

DAVE SHACTER
has been with me for a couple of years now, serving as recording engineer and more recently as producer; no doubt against the advice of his accountant, shrink, friends, and better half. This whole thing was his idea, so blame him. I can't for the life of me figure out why he's still here.

Maybe it's because it puts food on the table; we get to spend time with absolutely wonderful people; and every now and then someone tells us it makes a difference in their day.

On top of which, we get to listen to a lot of great music.'

MASON DARING

liner notes:
'It's What
We Do'

8/2/95

AS PRODUCER

 

KAREN RISTUBEN
Too Much - DR 5011

 

BILL STAINES
Sandstone Cathedrals - Mineral River 1005
Tracks and Trails - Philo 1134
Redbird's Wing - Philo 1118
Rodeo Rose - Philo 1079
Wild, Wild Heart - Philo 1100
The First Million Miles - Rounder 11560

 

DAVID MALLET
Open Doors and Windows - Flying Fish 291

 

BUTCH THOMPSON
New Orleans Joys - Daring CD 3001
Chicago Breakdown - Daring CD 3002
Good Old New York - Daring CD 3003
Minnesota Wonder - Daring CD 3004
Yulestride - Daring CD 3010
Lincoln Avenue Blues - Daring CD 3019
Lincoln Avenue Express - Daring CD 3027
Thompson Plays Joplin - Daring CD 3033

 

BUTCH THOMPSON / DOC CHEATHAM
Butch & Doc - Daring CD 3012

 

BUTCH THOMPSON/LAURA SEWELL
Bethlehem After Dark - Daring CD 3036

 

DUKE LEVINE
Nobody's Home - Daring CD 3005
Country Soul Guitar - Daring CD 3011
Lava - Daring CD 3028

 

MASON DARING & JEANIE STAHL
The Early Years - Daring CD 3006
Sweet Melodies In The Night (out of print) - Daring LP/CS 1006
Heartbreak (out of print) - Philo 1079

 

JEANIE STAHL
Mysteries - Daring CD 3017
All Grown Up - Daring CD 3037
I'm Just Foolin' Myself - Daring CD 3038

 

BILLY NOVICK
Swing So Softly - Daring CD 3007
Remembering You - Daring CD 3018
A Rose In The Desert - Daring CD 3039

 

GUY VAN DUSER / BILLY NOVICK
Guy & Billy - Daring CD 3014
Every Little Moment - Daring CD 3026

 

HERB POMEROY / BILLY NOVICK
This Is Always - Daring CD 3021

 

BOB FRANKE
The Heart Of The Flower - Daring CD 3016

 

DARING RECORDS
It's What We Do Sampler - Daring CD 3020

 

DONNA BYRNE
It Was Me - Daring CD 3022

 

CHRISTMAS WITH THE NEW BLACK EAGLE JAZZ BAND
Daring CD 3025

IN THE ABSENCE OF MAN
Dawn At Josiah's Bay (out of print) - Daring CD 2001
Mid Day On Jost Van Dyke (out of print) - Daring CD 2002
Vermont Stream (out of print) - Daring CD 2003
Vermont Hearth (out of print) - Daring CD 2004

 

LES SAMPOU
Fall From Grace - Flying Fish 657

 

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