Ray's Vast Basement- the players behind RVB

Ray's Vast Basement 

"On the Banks of The Time" 


On The Banks Of The Time at Amazon.com

Behind The Music of Ray's Vast Basement:

Ray's Vast Basement (the project) is musical fiction about the Northern California coastal town of Drakesville, its slightly bent residents and the town's underground cave. The cave has had a long history, including a stint as a hidden speakeasy run by Ray McKelvy. Jon Bernson has been performing the Ray's Vast Basement project since 1994, with numerous theatrical and musical variations on his intricate world. Many releases and live incarnations have enchanted and baffled legions of fans in and of The Basement.

The 2000 album "On the Banks of the Time" (which was re-released in 2004 with a new cover and package) was birthed by:

Produced by Jon Bernson and Tony Brooke.

Recorded and mixed by Tony Brooke at Silent Way, except tracks 1 ("Above The Saloon") and 9 ("Late"), recorded by Dave MacGillis and mixed by Tony Brooke.

Jon Bernson (vocals, guitar, songsmithery)

Chris Linnevers (drums)

Dave MacGillis (percussion, toys, vocals)

Ian Walsh (bass and most electric guitar)

with guest appearances from:

David Denny (of Steve Miller band and solo)

Mark Growden (Wiggle Biscuit)

Bar McKinnon (Mr. Bungle)

Jesse DeNatale

Yvette Jackson (trumpet)

Andy Davis (86, SpikeDrivers)

Jeremy Brown (SpikeDrivers)

Trey Jones (SpikeDrivers)

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