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Produced by Garrett Nordstrom and Ben Brodin

Recorded at ARC in Omaha by Ben Brodin…Off The Wall Studios in Nashville by Robert Venable…Charles Eller Studios in San Pancho, Mexico and Lane Gibson’s in Charlotte, VT by Charles Eller…Awestruck Studios in KC by Matthew Russo and Larry Gann…Weights and Measures Soundlab in KC by Duane Trower…Birdsway in Lawrence, KS by Garrett Nordstrom…Element Recording Studios in KC by Joel Nanos…Electric Lovernland in Mission, KS by Ken Lovern…Massive Sound in Mission, KS by Paul Malinowski  

Mixed by Charles Eller at Lane Gibson’s in Charlotte, VT

Mastered by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering in Chicago

Marìa Elena Cuevas: vocals, vihuela
Teresa Cuevas: vocals, violin
D. Garrett Nordstrom: guitar, vihuela, vocals, percussion
Jason Riley: guitars
Craig Kew: bass
Eric O’Hara: slide on “Carried Away”
Chris Meck: lead on “Of Burning Flame”
Ben Brodin: drums, B3, vibes, percussion: 
Lester Estelle Jr: drums
Ken Lovern: Wurlitzer, accordion, B3
Eric Stark: trumpet
Christine Grossman: viola
John G. Eadie: cello
Adam Galblum: violin
Charles Eller: piano
Mike Alexander: guitar on “Back in the Day”

All songs written by Garrett Nordstrom except, “Of Burning Flame” written by Garrett Nordstrom and Gary Lind, “One Eye” written by Garrett Nordstrom and Jason Mayberry and “El Sueño” written by Nicandro Castillo.

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Moon Colored Jade

Maria the Mexican – Moon Colored Jade

Produced for Birdsway Productions by D. Garrett Nordstrom & Matthew Russo
Additional production Jason Riley

>Rock & Sway: Nordstrom, M. Cuevas, Riley, Bring It On Body: Nordstrom/Lind, The Core: Nordstrom, El Amor Tuyo: Riley, El Cascabel: Trad. Arranged by María and Teresa Cuevas, La Lluvia: Nordstrom, Sigh: Nordstrom/M. Cuevas, You and Me Against The Moon: Nordstrom, Moon Colored Jade: Nordstrom, Bésame Mucho: Trad Arranged by María and Teresa Cuevas, I Hear A Voice: Nordstrom, That Heart: Nordstrom/Lind

Engineered by Matthew Russo & Larry Gann at Awestruck Studios, Ken Lovern at Vintage Key Recording, Joel Nanos at Element Recording Studio & Ben Brodin at ARC

Mixed by Ben Brodin at ARC

Mastering by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering

Cut Paper Art by Angie Pickman at

Layout by Larry Schildknecht at I Mean We, Inc.

María Elena Cuevas-vocals, vihuela
Teresa Cuevas-vocals, violin
Jason Riley-guitar, string arrangements
Craig Kew-bass
James Kew-cello
Ken Lovern-b3, wurlizter, rhodes, clavinet, accordion
D. Garrett Nordstrom-guitar, synth
Patrice Pike-vocals
Lester Estelle Jr., drums
Ben Brodin-vibraphone
Matthew Russo-guitar, percussion, handclaps
Larry Gann-percussion
Christina Grossman-viola, violin
Eric Stark-trumpet, horn arrangements
Hermon Mehari-trumpet
Andy McGhie-tenor saxophone
Dick Yeager-tenor saxophone

D. Garrett Nordstrom plays Seuf Guitars
Jason Riley proudly endorses Godin Guitars (Canada) Dean Markley Strings (USA) &  Wegen Picks (The Netherlands)

Moon Colored Jade is dedicated to the matriarchs María Teresa Alonzo Cuevas & Louise Elizabeth Rooney


Click song titles for lyrics

1) rock & sway
2) bring it on body
3) the core
4) el amor tuyo
5) el cascabel
6) la Lluvia
7) sigh
8) you and me against the moon
9) moon colored jade
10) bésame mucho
11) i hear a voice
12) that heart