This album is comprised of songs from the original musicals written and performed by the Actionplay Chorus, a group of teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum and other related conditions.
Actionplay is an NYC-based 501(c)(3) programming, outreach, and education organization dedicated to providing children, teens, and adults on the autism spectrum and related conditions equal access to education, arts, and culture. Actionplay is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and the community at large.
released April 22, 2017
Produced by Gabriel Lit and Jeff Cook
Engineered and Mixed by Jeff Cook at Linden Underground Studios
Vocal Engineering by Dante DeSole at Grey Media
Mastering by Justin Colletti at JLM Mastering
All Songs except "Down with the Whitebox" Written and Composed by Aaron Feinstein and Gabriel Lit, and inspired by the improvisational work of the Actionplay Chorus.
"Down with the Whitebox" is Written by Emmalee M Weinstein, music by Gabriel Lit.
Indiegogo Producers: George Nickel, Felicia Rosenfeld, Anonymous, James Holland, Barbara Doolin, Russell Ward
CD Art by Zac Lux
Special thanks to: Grey Media, Kelvin Moon Loh, Dante DeSole, Sara Morgulis, Nick Morgulis, Heather Hughes Walter, and all of our Indiegogo campaign supporters, and the Actionplay families!
The Actionplay Chorus:
Emmalee M. Weinstein
The Actionplay Band:
Gabriel Lit- Guitars, Synths, clarinet, bass clarinet, slide whistle, duck call
Robin Mitch Mitchell- Keys
Jon Bates- Drums, Vocals
Bill Dotts- Bass
Joshua Lit- Analog Synths**
Noah Lit- Lead Guitar on tracks 7.9,11*
Pete Galub- Lead Guitar on tracks 1,2,6 Camilo Salazar- Lead Guitar track 8*** Ariel Weissberger- Percussion Wen Chang-Lit – Violin, Vocals Brian Drye- Trombone John Blevins- Trumpet Daniel Lipsitz- Tenor Sax
Stephen Clothier – Space Jazz Flute; horn arrangement on “You Gotta Fit In”**
Background Vocals: Deborah Major, Amanda Anthony, Anna Whitty, Emma Iskowitz, Evan Macedo, Mary Alice McGuire, Aaron Feinstein, Roslyn Weinstein
*recorded by Lars Göransson at Sounds Outrageous Studios, Austin TX
** recorded by Joshua Lit at Bird of Paradise Productions, Austin TX
***recorded by Camilo Salazar at Morley Studios, London UK
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