This recording project was made possible with the generous support of:
“By Our Love” was commissioned by the Jazz & African-American Music Studies program,
Professor Jeffrey W. Holmes, director,
for UMass Jazz Ensemble I,
Department of Music & Dance,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Special thanks to:
Peter Kontrimas, Karly Epp, Karl Kohut, Kris Allen, Rogerio Boccato, Dave Smith, Alex Gertner, Sean Nelson, Cora Lynn Deibler, Tom Lee, Brooke Foti Gemmell, Hal Tedeschi, Miles Waterbury, Carly Wanner-Hyde, Tom Scheinfeldt, Brendan Kane, Dean Anne D’Alleva, Alain Frogley, Melanie Chebro, James Ouellette, Jim Brenan, Jim McNeely, Rob & Julie Laidlaw, Stephen Crosby, Rev. Brian Blayer, Ryan Spooner, Brandi Boissonneault, Nick Finzer, Alan Blanchard, Jeffrey Holmes, Barb & Steve Hamilton, my parents, Logan, Stella and Jana ♥.