Ladies and Gentlemen, official announcement on Contante & Sonante's new album to be made shortly. Titled ‘Coming Home’, this extraordinary project will be available on CD, digital download and, for the first time on our label, vinyl LP. Stay tuned!
We are thrilled to announce that we have sold out of the 'Original Demos Ft. Warren Wiebe' album within 53 days from its release. A hearty thanks to each and every one who chose to own one of the limited numbered copies of this special and unique release, which will hopefully be remembered for years to come. We would also like to send a huge shout-out to the amazing songwriters who contributed to the album. Thank you, David Foster, Burt Bacharach, Tonio K., Steve Dorff, Tom Snow, Cecily Gardner, Scott Fuller, Guy Thomas and Tim Feehan. The size of Waren's voice truly matched the size of your songs!
As every year, we have just launched a Christmas offer which will give 30 people the chance to get a free 'A Christmas Eve in L.A.' CD with a regular order of any of our following releases: Various Artists 'Original Demos Ft. Warren Wiebe', GIG 'Brave New World', Tomi Malm 'Walkin' On Air' and Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos Ft. Warren Wiebe'.
Offer limited to one bundle per order, and available until the 16th of December or while stock lasts!
Today, on the 20th Anniversary of the untimely passing of the incomparable Warren Wiebe, Contante & Sonante is very proud to announce the official release of 'Original Demos Ft. Warren Wiebe'.
Once again, we would like to express our most sincere gratitude to all the fans who pre-ordered the album, and encourage those who didn't to visit our store and buy a copy, before it sells out. Remember that 'Original Demos Ft. Warren Wiebe' has been released as a strictly limited/numbered edition of 1000 copies. You won't want to miss it!
We are thrilled beyond belief to present a special limited edition to the 'Original Demos' series of albums, featuring the voice of the late, great Warren Wiebe.
Artists contributing to this extraordinary compilation include David Foster, Burt Bacharach & Tonio K, Steve Dorff, Tom Snow, Gardner & Fuller, Guy Thomas and Tim Feehan. Fourteen studio recordings, eight of which are previously unreleased, give shape to an exceptional release that aims to pay tribute to one of the most talented singers to ever grace pop music.
The 'Original Demos' collection, featuring the incomparable Warren Wiebe, is available to pre-order now and will be limited to 1000 compact disc units worldwide. Secure your copy of this special collection today!
Today, we are beyond thrilled to announce the official release of GIG's debut album 'Brave New World'!
We would like to express our deepest gratitude to all the loyal fans who pre-ordered the album, and encourage those who didn’t to visit our store and purchase a copy, before the stock runs out. Don't forget that GIG 'Brave New World' has been released as a strictly limited/numbered edition of 1000 copies. You won't want to miss it!
04.13.2018 World-class songwriter and guitar player Bruce Gaitsch talks about one of his career's most eclectic and fascinating projects, put together with lifelong friends and music collaborators Randy Goodrum and Dave Innis. 'Brave New World' showcases GIG's unique, raw and highly personal style, and faithfully captures the fabulous songwriting synergy between the three talented musicians.
04.06.2018 The great Dave Innis shares his thoughts on the rewarding experience of teaming up with fellow musicians Randy Goodrum and Bruce Gaitsch to create GIG's 'Brave New World', a stunning debut album which captures their enormous skills as performers and undeniable songwriting abilities.
03.26.2018 Composer and lyricist extraordinaire Randy Goodrum opens up about his songwriting journey with partners-in-crime Dave Innis and Bruce Gaitsch. The outcome of the joint effort has ultimately materialized in the form of GIG's stunning debut album 'Brave New World'.
Today, we are thrilled and excited to present the debut release from the band GIG titled 'Brave New World'.
GIG is comprised of the legendary songwriters and musicians Randy Goodrum, Dave Innis & Bruce Gaitsch, whose blended talents have produced such an honest, authentic and original sound within this special group project. Additional artists lending their talents to this unique endeavor include Keith Carlock, Dan Needham, George Hawkins Jr, Tim Denbo, Doug Yowell, Billy Ward, Charlie McCoy, Janey Clewer & the late, great Warren Wiebe.
Ensuring that you'll have one of the valuable numbered copies of GIG 'Brave New World', we encourage you to reserve now!
Tomi Malm ‘Walkin’ On Air' is out today! We would like to express our sincere thanks to all the fans who purchased the album during the pre-order period, and encourage those who didn't to head over to our shop or any of the retailers below, and order a copy either as physical CD or digital download. ‘Walkin’ On Air' has been a long time coming, but hopefully worth the wait. Enjoy it!
Today, we are thrilled and immensely proud to finally make this announcement official: the highly anticipated debut album from producer, arranger & songwriter Tomi Malm, titled ‘Walkin On Air’, is scheduled to release on October 15, 2017.
The album features vocal performances by Jason Scheff, Frank Adahl, Clif Magness, Jeff Pescetto, Jerry Lopez, Julian Thomas, Shem von Schroeck, Ashton Moran, Zosia & Warren Wiebe, and includes legendary session players such as Vinnie Colaiuta, Simon Phillips, Alex Al, John “JR” Robinson, Neil Stubenhaus, Robbie Buchanan and more.
John Pagano needs no introduction to those familiar with the music of Burt Bacharach. Having been featured as the lead singer in Burt’s road band for more than sixteen years, John possesses a voice that is uniquely his own. Burt Bacharach & Tonio K 'Original Demos' features his always delightful and distinguished vocals on three of the tracks. We would wholeheartedly like to thank John for sharing this wonderful picture taken backstage yesterday after their successful performance at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.
Burt Bacharach & Tonio K 'Original Demos' is limited to only 1000 copies. Get yours before they sell out!
Immensely proud and excited to share Burt Bucharach & Tonio K ‘Original Demos' with singer-songwriter Christopher Cross, Oscar award winner in 1982 for his collaboration with Burt Bacharach, Carol Bayer Sager & Peter Allen on the song 'Arthur's Theme (The Best That You Can Do).'
Orders are going fast, so hurry up and get your copy today!
Burt Bacharach & Tonio K 'Original Demos' is officially out today!
Featuring distinguished vocal performances from Bill Champlin, Warren Wiebe, John Pagano, Billy Valentine, Donna Taylor, Brittney Bertier, Mimi Paley and Burt himself, the album includes fourteen previously unreleased demo recordings from the incomparable Burt Bacharach in his collaboration with noted composer Tonio K.
Burt Bacharach & Tonio K 'Original Demos' has been released exclusively on CD and limited to 1000 units.
On this day 89 years ago, one of the most revered and significant songwriters of the late 20th century was born. We’d like to congratulate Mr. Bacharach on his birthday and express again heartfelt admiration and gratitude to the musical genius for having allowed us to release a tiny bit of his magnificent body of work.
It is once in a lifetime that an independent record label is presented with an opportunity like this. Becoming part of Burt’s legacy is an honor and a privilege!
We are proud and thrilled beyond words to announce today a new chapter of our Original Demos series: Burt Bacharach & Tonio K 'Original Demos', showcasing the sublime work of legendary Burt Bacharach with his partner in crime, celebrated lyricist Tonio K.
Produced by award-winning producers Stephan Oberhoff, Ted Perlman and Steve Deutsch, this release presents fourteen demo recordings, featuring vocal performances from John Pagano, Billy Valentine, Bill Champlin, Warren Wiebe, Donna Taylor, Brittney Bertier, Mimi Paley and Burt Bacharach himself.
Ensuring that you'll have one of the valuable numbered copies of Burt Bacharach & Tonio K 'Original Demos', we encourage you to reserve now!
There couldn't be a better way to end 2016 than receiving the award for Best Original album of the year from the amazing West Coast Music Magazine.
Thank you Nick Mawson & Jim Chamberlain for your tireless support and, of course, BIG thanks to all who voted for our Gardner & Fuller Original Demos album. So proud and thrilled for Cecily Gardner & Scott Fuller, two amazing artists whose music just deserved to be released.
Happy New Year everyone! More to come in 2017!
We just launched a Special Christmas Offer which will give 30 people the chance to get a free 'A Christmas Eve in L.A.' CD with a regular order of any of our following releases: Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos', 'Highlights & Rarities' and 'Fly Away: The Songs of David Foster'. Offer available until the 18th of December or while stock lasts!
* Remember this offer is ONLY valid with the first 30 orders!
Today is the day!
Our Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos’ CD, featuring the unforgettable voice of Warren Wiebe, is officially out.
We would like to express our gratitude to all the friends who pre-ordered the album, re-posted the news and shared the album preview and promo clips on Facebook and other social networks. We wouldn’t be here without you and cannot thank you enough for your ongoing support!
And to those who waited for the BIG DAY, don't forget we have put the Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos' CD out as an exclusive 1000 copy limited numbered edition. Please help us stay alive and contribute to getting forthcoming releases going by ordering a copy at http://contanteysonante.bigcartel.com
We really hope you enjoy the album!
Melodic.net just added a very nice review of the Gardner & Fuller CD to their site. Check it out!
11.11.2016 Cecily Gardner & Scott Fuller share their excitement and joy on the upcoming release of their songs after so many years. November 15th is just around the corner. if you haven't placed your order yet, this might be the perfect time to do it!
Absolutely thrilled at the number of pre-orders received for the Gardner & Fuller CD thus far. Thank you! We are anxiously waiting to start sending them out tomorrow. Please continue to spread the word with all of your friends. We look forward to hearing your comments and reviews on the net!
Are you a #hashtag fan? Head over to Instagram and follow us @contantesonante. We love seeing your pictures! Please tag us in them with #contanteysonante and we will re-post!
Enjoy also Scott’s kickstarter clip introducing our soon-to be-released Gardner & Fuller CD, featuring the wonderful voice of Warren Wiebe. Out 11/15/16. Pre-order now open at http://contanteysonante.bigcartel.com/
Two Gardner & Fuller kickstarter videos have just been released! Here is our dear Cecily Gardner presenting the upcoming Gardner & Fuller album, due out 11/15/16. Don't forget to pre-order your copy at http://contanteysonante.bigcartel.com/
Cecily Gardner & Scott Fuller talk about their sucessful songwriting partnership during the late 80’s and early 90’s, how it all started in the Bay area, their music influences and how the process of writing and recording music together happened.
Don't forget Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos', featuring the unforgettable voice of Warren Wiebe, will be released on November 15th, as an exclusive 1000 copy limited numbered edition.
Warren Wiebe. A name and a voice that is still, on this very special day, 18 years after his passing, dearly remembered by his many fans, both in and outside the music industry. We’re pleased to present to you this short but intense and touching video documentary on the Gardner & Fuller collaboration with Warren Wiebe. Cecily and Scott delight us here with anecdotes and stories behind some of the songs Warren contributed vocals to, how they came to meet him, and the inspiring and invaluable experience of having worked with him.
Remembering Warren Wiebe (10.25.16)
The official preview for the Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos' album, featuring the unforgettable voice of Warren Wiebe, is now available for all our friends and fans.
10.20.2016 Back in the late 80’s, singer Cecily Gardner and keyboardist Scott Fuller joined forces in the Bay area to start writing songs together. Heavily influenced by the Adult Contemporary music scene of the period, they crafted a stunning collection of songs which have remained unknown until now.
We are very happy and proud to present to you a new CD in our Songwriter Series: Gardner & Fuller 'Original Demos', featuring the unforgettable voice of Warren Wiebe.