A New Leaf

A New Leaf
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Ramona Borthwick (piano, keyboard, voice)
Noel Borthwick (guitar)
Phil Grenadier (trumpet)
Fernando Huergo (bass)
Ziv Ravitz (drums)
Esperanza Spalding (voice on 2 & 11)

‘A NEW LEAF’ is pianist Ramona Borthwick’s debut CD offering as a leader. Recorded in 2006 with some of Boston’s finest musicians, this all-original CD effuses an unusual cohesion, depth & beauty while showcasing her compositional skills.

“All the tunes are rich, lush, and highly emotional… Noel’s playing is extraordinary with a great time feel and a warm engaging sound…”
—JACK WILKINS

“Noel Borthwick’s guitar playing is tasty and personal throughout…”
—KENNY WERNER

“Ramona Borthwick has made a major statement with this superb initial release.”
– BILLBOARD.com [full review]

All compositions by Ramona Borthwick, except Two’s Complement co-written with Noel Borthwick, and Dark Secrets of Three Blind Mice by Noel Borthwick.
Total playing time: 69:11 minutes
Produced by Noel & Ramona Borthwick
Recorded on 16 & 17 May, 2005
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Peter Contrimas, PBS Studios, Westwood, MA
Art/Graphic design by Leitmotif
P & © 2006 Leitmotif (ASCAP)