Pictured at Ocean Way Recording’s custom API console in Studio B are engineer Rik Pekonnen (seated) and producer Stewart Levine. Photo by David Goggin.
Grammy-winning artist Aaron Neville completed a new album of soul classics that was recorded and mixed with renowned producer Stewart Levine (Hugh Masekela, Simply Red, Jazz Crusaders) and engineer Rik Pekkonen at Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood. Joining Neville in the studio were James Gadson, Freddy Washington, Ray Parker, Jr., Joe Sample, Neil Larsen, Heitor Pereira, David Sanborn, Mavis Staples, Chris Botti and Dr. John.
The album features timeless standards such as “Dock of the Bay” and “My Girl” and marks the debut of Burgundy Records, with Neville as the first artist signed to the new Sony BMG label. The album is slated for release in the Fall.