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Leisure Class Recordings 1979-1994, Disc 1

LEISURE CLASS RECORDINGS 1979-1994
Limited Edition 2 CD Collection
out of print

CD 1

1979 Multi-Trak Studio, Redford, MI. Engineer: Jamie Acenzo.

Green Hornet (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Ted Moniak (slide mandolin); James Myers (guitar); Dave Rice (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums).
Paul Hodge, Glenn Johnson, Russ Johnson, Ted Moniak, Dean Mugianis (chorus)

Weekend Punk (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dave Rice (guitar); James Myers (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums, background vocals).
special guest: Dean Mugianis (background vocals).

Fleecees Flicees (W.Johnson-G.Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dave Rice (guitar); James Myers (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums, organ).
special guests: Russ Johnson, Dean Mugianis (kazoos).

Mr. Unique (Johnson-Mugianis)
Mr. Unique (one word of wisdom); Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); James Myers (guitar); Dave Rice (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums)

1981 Livonia Sound, Livonia, MI. Producer: Skid Marx; Engineer: Edward Moon.

Punish Me (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Greg Gilmore (bass); Matthew J. Karp (alto and tenor sax); Stan Johnson (trumpet); Glenn Johnson (drums, piano, percussion).
special guests: Dena Raptis (piano); Rocco Ambrose (percussion); Ted Moniak (percussion, banana)

No (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Greg Gilmore (bass); Matthew J. Karp (alto sax); Glenn Johnson (drums, piano, percussion).
special guests: Joan Matuszczak (violin); Ted Moniak (insinuating vocal); Edward Moon (Morse code).

Granny's in the Closet (Dan Porvin - Stan Johnson)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Greg Gilmore (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Oh Hell Those Bells (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella (guitar); Dan Porvin (guitar); Greg Gilmore (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums, organ, bells).
special guests: Matthew Marx (toy piano); Dena Raptis, Sophia Raptis (vocals); Ted Moniak (reassuring vocal).

1982 Livonia Sound, Livonia, MI. Producer: Skid Marx; Engineer: Edward C. Moon.

Young Gifted and White (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Chris James (bass); Matthew J. Karp (bass clarinet, flute); Glenn Johnson (drums, percussion, piano, organ).
special guests: Joan Matuszczak, Nancy Herta (violins); Marc Broder (viola); Paul Stanley (cello); Gregory White (chime); Rockee Berlin, Sophia Raptis (vocals).

It's All True (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Chris James (bass); Matthew J. Karp (tenor and alto sax); Guy Zublin (trumpet); Glenn Johnson (drums, vocals).
special guests: Corey Cousineau, Marty Koenig (vocals); Smilin' Bill Hazel (handclaps).

She's A Girl (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Chris James (bass); Matthew J. Karp (tenor and alto sax); Guy Zublin (trumpet); Glenn Johnson (drums, percussion, background vocals).
special guests: Don Smith, Rockee Berlin, Sophia Raptis (background vocals).


1984 J & J Studios, New York, NY

A Lemur Named Jud (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Ric Frank (tenor sax, flute); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Humble (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Dan "the Carp" Matuszczak (alto sax); Ric Frank (flute, tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, Melissa Schaffer (vocals).

Alfonso and the Gum Tree (Glenn Johnson)
Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums).

There Are People Out There With Bad Intentions (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Dan "the Carp" Matuszczak (alto sax); Ric Frank (flute); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, Melissa Schaffer (vocals).
special guest: Mitchell Moses (keyboard).

The Worst Song (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Sal Monella, Dan Porvin (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Dan "the Carp" Matuszczak (alto sax); Ric Frank (tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Glenn Johnson (drums, piano).


1991 Live at CBGB, New York, NY.

Bad Suit Sadness (Johnson-Mugianis)

Leisure Class Recordings 1979-1994, Disc 2
CD 2

1986-87
Calliope Productions, New York. Engineer: Bob Power.
1994 Platinum Island Studios, New York.
2003 TMF Studios, New York. Engineer: Toshi Yoshioka.
2003 Maelstrom Music. New York. Engineer: Tim Cramer.


Zac (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Al Korosy (guitar, 1994); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Melissa Schaffer (vocals).

Trifle Boogie (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Joy (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Al Korosy (guitar,1994); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (solo trumpet 1994); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Angel Jemmott (vocals 1994).

Stalin (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums).

I Promise (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (flute); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums, keyboard); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Melissa Schaffer (vocals).

Lufkin's Dilemma (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Colloquy (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums, sampler).
special guest: Bill Rice (oratory).

Mozart Variation No.1 (Glenn Johnson)
Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Hey Fella, Is That Your Face or Are You Wearing A Mask? ...No Offense (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Melissa Schaffer (vocals).

Sorry I Made You Cry (Johnson-Mugianis)
Paul Romero, Melissa Schaeffer (lead vocals); Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (flute); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Kevin Weist, David Lawton (harmony vocals).

14th Street (Johnson-Mugianis)
CAST:
Dimitri (narrator, street vendor, drug dealer); Paul Romero (street vendor, drug dealer, cop, card dealer, panhandler); David Lawton (street vendor, drug dealer, homophobe, preacher, shill, panhandler); Melissa Schaffer (clueless victim, panhandler, incoherent homeless woman); Kevin Weist (street vendor, panhandler); Les Baby Love (street vendor, drug dealer, mc); Slip Otter (mc); Na'imah Hasan (self-righteous fanatic); Russ Johnson (drug dealer).
MUSICIANS:
Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (tenor sax, flute); Leonard Belota (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (programming, sampler, synthesizers, piano); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Melissa Schaffer (vocals).

Hjemve (Edvard Grieg, arranged by Glenn Johnson)
Dan Porvin, Marc Dannenhirsch (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Mike Walters (flute); Pat McCarty (trombone).


1994 Studio 900, New York. Engineers: Tony Viamontes, Joe Johnson.
Platinum Island Studios, New York.
1995 Axis Studios, New York. Engineer: Michael Tudor.
2003 TMF Studios, New York. Engineer: Toshi Yoshioka.
2003 Maelstrom Music, New York. Engineer: Tim Cramer.


There (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Thing Called Truth (Johnson-Porvin-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Angel Jemmott (vocals).

Jesus (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Angel Jemmott (vocals).

Fragment 3 (Glenn Johnson)
Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums).

I Love You More (Porvin-Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums).

Ready to Receive (Johnson-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Russ Johnson (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Kevin Weist, David Lawton, Angel Jemmott (vocals).


1993 Live at Under Acme, New York, NY.

Tuberculosis Is Back (Johnson-Porvin-Mugianis)
Dimitri Mugianis (vocals); Dan Porvin, Al Korosy (guitar); Dave Boonshoft (bass); Bob Marx (tenor sax); Glenn Makos (trumpet); Pat McCarty (trombone); Glenn Johnson (drums); Paul Romero, Mike Errico, David Lawton, Angel Jemmott (vocals).


Limited Edition 2-CD set
Released 2004
Leisureco LC 02
Produced by Leisure Class
Cover art by
Russ Johnson

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