The Trials and Tribulations of Miss French, Part 1
Label: Warm Earth Records/Spirit of Play Productions
Racing with time; Reasons; New age sensitive guy; I need a wordsmith; Love is a strange thing; Crest of a wave; You have my heart; Take a kid; Moods; You’ll be fine; Am I keeping you; Looking back.
Miss French - Lead vocals, Opetaia Foai - Acoustic guitar, Olivia Foai - Backing vocals, Tim Geldens - Drums, Gregg Coffin - Grand Piano, Steve Elphick - Double Bass, Michael Coggins - Electric Guitar, Adam Ventura - Electric Bass, Paul Murchison - Lead trumpet, Thomas Avgenicos - Trumpet, Danny Carmichael - Trumpet, Alex Silver - Trombone, Kim Lawson - Lead Saxophone, Michael Avgenicos - Saxophone & Flute, James Ryam - Saxophone & Flute, Danny Junor - Saxophone, Tim Clarkson - Saxophone, Adrian Keeting - Lead Violin, Ziva Altman - Violin, Georgina Price - Viola, Janine Boubov - Cello STRINGS AND THE SONIC MAYHEM ORCHESTRA ARRANGED AND CONDUCTED BY JAMES RYAN PRODUCED BY OPETAIA FOAI
“The Trials and Tribulations of Miss French” is a collection of 12 original tracks written by “Miss French and recorded live in Studios 301 with a 15 piece ensemble made up of Sonic Mayhem Orchestra, a string quartet plus some of the finest musicians in Sydney including Jazz Pianist Greg Coffin and Double Bass player Steve Elphick. The musical style that has been likened to Katie Melua, Norah Jones and Ella Fitzgerald with a touch of quirkiness – you could say Jazz/Blues and a little bit more.