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Gift to be Alive

Songs:

1. Good Graces
2. Gift To Be Alive
3. Believe It
4. Strive and Thrive
5. Great Shine
6. Times Divine
7. Finding Your Dreams
8. The New Dawn
9. Love of My Life
10. A Call to Action
11. Us Against the World
12. That Morning
13. Making Time

Produced by Jefferson Jay
Mixed by Jefferson Jay and Jim Tuggey
Production Support – Paul Ruiz

Recorded at The Pink House, Escondido, CA, Jeff Miller; Can O’ Pork Studio, San Diego, CA, Jim Tuggey; The Studios in San Diego, San Diego, CA, Jefferson Jay.

Cover Art by John Warner, JdubAllStars.com

Cover Image photographed by Vladi Sytnik, Californiaimage.com

Music performed by
Jefferson Jay – Guitar, Vocals on Tracks 1-13, Keyboards and Percussion on Track 13
Paul Lopez – Drums, Congas, Bongos
Richard Romero – Bass, Backup Vocals
Junior “The Soul Man” Fos – Guiro
“Blowski” Michael Blow – Keyboards
Paul Ruiz – Trumpet
Jack Davidson – Lead Guitar

Special Guests
Joe Khoroosi – Violin
Maciej Swiatcz – Flute
Jim Tuggey – Bass and Drums on Track 13

Thanks to Leanne Pearl, Angel, Nigel, Don and Nancy Truesdail, Jim Tuggey, Kip Forde, James Deans, Dylan Avery, John Warner, Tim Clark, Maddie Moon, Jeff Miller, Robin Lee, Clifford M. Jomuad, Dan and Janet Truesdail, Rahmeen Shary, Barbara and Bobby Brown, Barbara Tolbert, Charlotte James, Justin Mills, Maria Blow, Jason Nascimento, Mariposa Ice Cream & all the wonderful musicians who lent their talents to this cause.

All songs written by Jefferson Jay

Gift To Be Alive is dedicated Don Truesdail

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