Bloomsburg to Bangladesh – Credits
Jeremy dePrisco: Vocals, Guitars, Flutes, Tin Whistle, Bass, Mandolin, Keyboard, Programming, & Percussion
Ahm Mostafizur Rahman (Bulu): Tabla, Harmonium, & Voice
Nandini Sengupta: Voice & Harmonium on “Prothom Bangladesh”
Chorus: Nancy Rahman, Umaima & Humaira Khatun, Tonoya Sengupta
All tracks engineered and produced by Jeremy J. dePrisco
Recorded/mixed in Bloomsburg, PA at Mothership Studios
© and (p) 2004 Bloomsburg to Bangladesh
Blue Buddha Records
Album design: Smiling Otis Designs
Portraits & tabla image by Marlin Wagner, Harmonium images by Jeremy dePrisco
Live image from Renaissance Jamboree 2004
Thanks to our friends and family, but especially our parents, and siblings. All these folks played a part too: Tom Dennehy, Mike Maguire, Steve Schrum & Dianna Bourke, Mike Kattner, Bill King, Lt. James Reese, Jeff Sherman, The Remishes, Jason Palmer, Kristy Thompson, Amethyst, Katalin Tamás & Béla Marssó (The Bodó Band), Roger Schoch, The Isenbergs, John Hearity, Jim & Mary Rose Hearity, Pete Longo, Jason Ramsland, Thom Greco, The Rainbow’s End, Danny Demelfi, Matt Homiak, Jim Nowak, Joe Schrum, Ed Debes, George Graham & WVIA, Nancy Coughlin, Prabesh Poudyal, Dr. Kalyan Krishnan, Marlin Wagner, Jason Perez, Deborah Miller, Mike Naydock and Cellar Full of Noize, Ian Anderson & Jethro Tull, Tom Waits, Jai Uttal, Zakir Hussain and Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens). Jeremy would also like to recognize his teachers: Rev. Patricia Dai-En Bennage, Gen Kelsang Norden, Anthony Stultz, Rev. Eko Little, and Buddha.
Bulu and Jeremy would also like to recognize their wives, Nancy and Audra respectively, for putting up with us during the recording process. Jeremy would like to personally thank Mushtaq & Millie Ehali for introducing Bulu and Jeremy; Nandini Sengupta & The Sengupta Family; Dr. M. Ruhul Amin and Mrs. Amin for use of her harmonium for practice, recording and shows. Bulu would like to extend his appreciation to his brother, Atique Babu, for his musical inspiration.
Bloomsburg University faculty: Prof. Jerry Wemple, and Drs. Mary Badami, Sandra Kehoe-Forutan, Madhav P. Sharma, Thomas Aleto, Oliver Larmi, Anne Wilson and Dr. Sen, if indeed you do exist.
Companies & Organizations: Bengali Association of Bloomsburg, Susquehanna International Folk Dancers, Smiling Otis Designs, OasisCD, Roland, Taylor, Fender, Alesis, Microsoft, Avery, Cakewalk, Folk Alliance, CAD, ART, Shure, Behringer, Wray’s, C&C Music, School House Music, K&S Music, Journal Newspapers Inc., Brews N Bytes, Sakuntala, Greenwood Friends School, and Sage Coffeehouse. Thanks to all the teachers, musical and otherwise, co-workers past and present, and everyone who has encouraged us over the years.