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The Musicians

Music

The Musicians

MUSIC by Brian Doerksen
LYRICS by Brian Doerksen and Christopher Greco
ADDITIONAL MUSIC by Christopher Greco, Philip Janz and Brian Thiessen
PRODUCED by Philip Janz & Brian Thiessen for Authentic Productions
ARRANGED by Philip Janz, Brian Thiessen, Brian Doerksen and Christopher Greco
CHOIR ARRANGEMENTS by Christopher Greco
SONGS RECORDED, MIXED and MASTERED by Philip Janz at Hi Tyme Studios, Mission, Canada$ Ron Kenolyʼs vocal recorded by Carlson Barros at Harvest Studio in Orlando, Florida, USA SCRIPT by Christopher Greco

ACT ONE

A Father’s Love

Drums: Calum Rees
Fretless Bass: Peter Davyduck
Martin & Olson Acoustic, Gretsch Electric: Brian Thiessen
Duduk, Ocarina, Big Remo Drum, Dulcimer: Boris Sichon
Keyboards: Philip Janz
“TheYoungWoman”vocal: Marika
“The Elder Son” narration: Brian Doerksen

Little Brother

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass: Matt Weeks
J45 Acoustic, Strat/Tele/Gretsch Guitars: Brian Thiessen
Keyboards: Philip Janz
“The Elder Son” vocal and narration: Brian Doerksen

Two Sons

Drums: CalumRees Bass, Trumpet & Trombone:Matt Weeks
Rhythm Stick, Banjo, Duncan & Martin Acoustic, Nylon, Tele/Les Paul/Strat Electric Guitars: Brian Thiessen
Mandolin, Violin, Bouzouki: Spencer Capier
Whistle, percussive toys, Zylophone, Trombone :Boris Sichon
Keyboards, Tamborine, BGV’s: Philip Janz
“The Rabbi” vocal: Christopher Greco
“The Servant’s Daughter” vocal: LoraleeThiessen
“The Servant” vocal: Crystal Hicks
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Tim Dyck, Brian Thiessen

Extravagantly

Drums: Calum Rees
Electric Upright Bass: Matt Weeks
Martin & Olson Acoustic, Les Paul Electric, Nylon: Brian Thiessen
Bouzouki: Spencer Capier
Didgeridoo, Swedish Flute, Nuts, Shaker: Boris Sichon
Keyboards, “CP-80”, “Kena Flute” programming: Philip Janz
“The Father” vocal: Ron Kenoly
“The Younger Son” narration: Colin Janz
Hi Vocalization:Philip Janz

Who needs a plan

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
Duncan & Olson Acoustic, Electric Guitars, Danelectro: Brian Thiessen
Chair, Cajon, Djembe, Shaker, Dumbek: Boris Sichon
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal and narration: Colin Janz
“The Elder Son” vocal and narration: Brian Doerksen

The Parting

“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Tim Dyck, Brian Thiessen
String Programming: Philip Janz

Why am I leaving

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Peter Davyduck
Olson & J45 Acoustic, Les Paul Electric: Brian Thiessen
Mandolin: Spencer Capier
Chekeré: Boris Sichon
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal and narration: Colin Janz
“The Servant” vocal: Crystal Hicks
“The Servant’s Daughter” vocal: Loralee Thiessen
“The Father” vocal: Ron Kenoly
“The Elder Son” vocal:Brian Doerksen
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Tim Dyck, Brian Thiessen

Prodigal Son

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Peter Davyduck
“Wood” Percussion, Gretsch & Tele Electric: Brian Thiessen
Drum, Small Gong: Boris Sichon
“The Elder Son” vocal:Brian Doerksen
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Tim Dyck, Brian Thiessen

Look at me

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
Nylon, Duncan Acoustic, Balaleika, Ukelele, Strumstick, Strat, Danelectro: Brian Thiessen
Bones, Irish Whistle, Chekeré, Cajon, :Boris Sichon
“The Younger Son” vocal:Colin Janz
BGV & “Three Amigos” vocal: Philip Janz
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Todd Wickens, Larry Nickel, Brian Thiessen

Earth’s Bequest

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
Dobro, Parlour, Balalaika, Dan Electro:Brian Thiessen
Duduk, Ocarina, Udu Pot, Dulcimer, Propane Tank Drum: Boris Sichon
Keyboards, “Gaohu” programming: Philip Janz
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika
“The Traders”: Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Todd Wickens, Larry Nickel,

Life is Sweet

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass: Peter Davyduck
Mandolin, Martin & Duncan Acoustic, Tele & Strat Electric, Danelectro, Balaleika: Brian Thiessen
Bones, Teponastly, Darbuka, Diora, Dumbek :Boris Sichon
Keyboards, “Santoor” programming:Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal:Colin Janz
“The Young Woman”vocal: Marika
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Larry Nickel, Brian Thiessen

Beautiful Danger/Poor little rich boy

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
Nylon, Ukelele, Gianini Hi Strung, JF1 Electric: Brian Thiessen
Chekeré, nuts, stones: Boris Sichon
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal:Colin Janz
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika

Earth’s Bequest (Egypt Reprise)

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
Dobro, Parlour Acoustic, Balalaika, Dan Electro: Brian Thiessen
Duduk, Ocarina, Udu Pot, Dulcimer, Propane Tank Drum: Boris Sichon
“The Uncle” vocal:Philip Janz
“The Traders”: Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Todd Wickens, Larry Nickel, Brian Thiessen

Hold me Now

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Peter Davyduck
Olson & Duncan Acoustic, Dobro, Tele Electric: Brian Thiessen
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal:Colin Janz
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika

ACT TWO

Till we return to dust

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Peter Davyduck
Olson Acoustic, Electric Guitars:Brian Thiessen
Buffalo Drum, Junk Pile, Dumbek, Lo Drum, Moroccon Clackers, Ocarina, Whistle, Dulcimer, Duyanka: Boris Sichon
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The Elder Son” vocal & narration:Brian Doerksen
“Moaning Father” vocalization:Boris Sichon
BGV’s:Brian Thiessen & Philip Janz

Fragile Hope

Cymbal Swells: Calum Rees
Bass: Peter Davyduck
Monkey Wind, Ocarina, Duduk, Dulcimer, Vibratone, Whistle, Singing Bowl: Boris Sichon
“Ivory” Vintage Upright Piano, keyboards: Philip Janz
“The Father” vocal: Ron Kenoly
Low Male Voices: Philip Janz

Unloved

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
J45 & Martin Hi-strung Acoustic, Tele Electric: Brian Thiessen
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The First Mid wife”vocal: Melanie Leggett
“The Second Mid wife” vocal: Loralee Thiessen
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika

A Father’s Love (Reprise)

Martin Acoustic:Brian Thiessen
Vibratone, Big Remo Drum, Wave: Boris Sichon
Keyboards:Philip Janz
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika

In my Father’s House

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Peter Davyduck
J45 Acoustic, Danelectro & Strat Electric, Balaleika:Brian Thiessen
Djembe, Cajon, Buffalo Drum, Mouthharp, :Boris Sichon
“Ivory” Modern Upright Piano, BGV’s,“Morin Khuur” programming: Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal:Colin Janz
“Wailing Father” vocalization:Boris Sichon
“The Elder Son” narration:Brian Doerksen

Return to Provision

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Matt Weeks
Olson & Duncan Guitar, Ibanez/Les Paul/Valley Arts Electric: Brian Thiessen
Ocarina, Duduk, Nei Persian Flute, Whistle, Ship Bell, Remo Drum, Angklung, Chekeré, Dumbek, Shofar, Zadot, Battle Horn, Conch: Boris Sichon
Keyboards, “Ivory” Modern Upright Piano, “Morin Khuur” programming: Philip Janz

The New Wine

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass, Trumpet & Trombone:Matt Weeks
J45 Acoustic, Tele/JF1/Ibanez Electric Guitars: Brian Thiessen
Violin, Bouzouki: Spencer Capier
Dumbek, Mouth Harp, Duduk, Zurna:Boris Sichon
Keyboards, Tamborine, BGV’s:Philip Janz
“The Father” vocal: Ron Kenoly
“The Servant” vocal: Crystal Hicks
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Tim Dyck, Brian Thiessen

Lead us Home

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass:Peter Davyduck
Olson Acoustic, Electric Guitars:Brian Thiessen
Violin, Bouzouki:Spencer Capier
Dumbek, Mouth Harp, Duduk, Zurna: Boris Sichon
Keyboards:Philip Janz
Hebraic “Father” prayers: Boris Sichon
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika
“The Uncle” & Hi Vocalization vocal:Philip Janz
“The Desperate Ones”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Tim Dyck, Brian Thiessen

No Return

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass: Peter Davyduck
J45 Acoustic, JF1 & Tele Electric: Brian Thiessen
Drum, Angklung, Singing Bowl, Ram’s Horn: Boris Sichon
Keyboards, “IH Khuur” programming, : Philip Janz
“The Younger Son” vocal: Colin Janz
“The Elder Son” vocal: Brian Doerksen

Little Baby

Parlour/Duncan/Olson Acoustic, Strat Electric, Glockenspiel: Brian Thiessen
Whistling, “Tha iGong”, “Bowed Piano”,“Hang drum” programming: Philip Janz
“The Elder Son” vocal and narration: Brian Doerksen

A Happier Beginning

“The Elder Son” narration:Brian Doerksen

Provision “Finale”

Drums: Calum Rees
Bass: Peter Davyduck
J45 & Olson Acoustic, Nylon, Mandolin, Les Paul & Gretsch Electric: Brian Thiessen
Bodrahn, Big Remo, Clappers, Bamboo Slats, Dumbek : Boris Sichon
Keyboards: Philip Janz
“The Elder Son” vocal & narration: Brian Doerksen
“The Young Woman” vocal: Marika
“The Younger Son” vocal:Colin Janz
“The Townsfolk”:Rebecca Lam, Renee Geronimo, Monique Tute, Melanie Leggett, Spencer Welch, Christopher Greco, Larry Nickel, Brian Thiessen