The Gertrudes — Parham

Carlos The Gertrudes Videos, Videos

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*Please note: this video deals with a traumatic event and may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

Engineered/Mixed Jason Mercer (Neptune’s Machine, Wolfe Island, ON)
Additional Engineering and Mastered by Matt Rogalsky (Memory Device)
Additional Recordings by Andy Rush (Open Voices Community Choir)
Additional Recordings by Dylan Lodge (Lodge Music, Kingston, ON CANADA)
Also recorded at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts as part of the Imagine Creative Project (
Produced by The Gertrudes and Jason Mercer.
Author/Composer: Greg Tilson

Video Artwork & Conceptualization: Nancy Douglas –
Animation, Layout & Direction: Josh Lyon –

Based on 19th Century Irish reel, Rakish Paddy by James Morrison
Musicians: Greg Tilson: acoustic guitar, vocals; Annie Clifford: violin, vocals; Matt Rogalsky: electric guitar, found recordings, percussion, Jason Erb: piano Pete Bowers: drums; Jason Mercer: bass, mellotron and found recordings;
Guest Musicians: Teilhard Frost: percussion Georgette Fry: vocal arrangements and performance, Paul Saulnier: electric guitar, Anna Sudac: vocals, Christina Foster: vocals, Anna Robertson: vocals, Kingston Symphony members: Danielle Lennon: violin, Jeff Hamacher: cello, Julia McFarlane: viola, Lisa Draper: violin, vocal ensemble facilitated by Open Voices Community Choir Director, Andy Rush, community choir singers: Tammy Caldwell, Skot Caldwell, Frank Poce, Gord Chiddicks, Gord McDiarmid, Stew Wilson, Detlef Stein, Rosemary Euringer, Leslie Saunders, Kim Duca, Bruce Downey, Andrew Putnam, John Thomas, Tim Aylesworth, Sherry Aylesoworth, Moira Demorest, Kate Orgill, Kathy Lee, Jim Biagi, Alan Bronskill, and Val Hamilton.