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'K" (coming 1st May 2014 on CD & download. Label: Confido)

 

Piano & Vocals: Kyle Esplin

Electric Guitar: Balta Bordoy

Electric Bass: Pabloe di Salvo

Drums & Percussion: Jose-Luis Garcia

 

Recorded at Keusgen Studio, Haldern, Germany

Mixing and mastering by Capitol Sound Studios, Bocholt, Germany

Mixing Engineer: Jurgen Fischdick

Mastering: Clemens Paskert

Producer: Rolf Bresser

"In Concert" (available on DVD. Catalogue number KDVD 101)

 

Recorded at the Webster Theatre, Arbroath, Scotland on 26th August 2009. 

Audio Engineer: Charlie Martin

Audio Post Production: Kyle Esplin

Video Production: Marcus McDermott and Kyle Esplin

Camera men: Marcus McDermott, Scott Esplin, Kenny MacLeod.

 

Piano & Vocals: Kyle Esplin

Guitar: Peter Caban

Keyboards: Svitlana Esplin

Bass Guitar: Ruairidh MacLean

Drums: Stuart McLaren

 

Why You Been Gone So Long

You Don't Know Me

Folsom Prison Blues

Georgia On My Mind

Al Jolson Medley (California Here I Come, Swanee, Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye, Baby Face)

Room Full Of Roses

What A Wonderful World

Turkish March

When The Saints Go Marching In/I'll Fly Away

Great Balls Of Fire

 

Bonus audio tracks: 

Jet Lag Blues

Melodiano Melody



"The Piano Man" (solo) (available on CD. Catalogue number KCD 101)

 

Recorded solo and released in 2010, over a few different sessions at Kyle's home studio in Scotland, and also at various theatres. This album also features Kyle on Rhodes for one track, 'St Louis Blues'.

 

Hadacol Boogie

High Blood Pressure

Deep Purple

She Believes In Me

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

More Than You Know

The Hole He Said He'd Dig For Me

St. Louis Blues

I Shot The Sheriff

For The Piano (Minuet in G/Piano Man)

Allegro (1st movement from Sonata in G)

Turkish March (recorded live in California)

Melodiano Melody (piano/melodica duet)



"The Future's Not What It Used To Be" (available on CD. Catalogue Number KCD 091)

 

Recorded various sessions throughout 2008 & 2009 featuring Kyle on Piano, Rhodes, Organ, Keyboards, Melodica, Guitar & Bass Guitar

Acoustic guitar: Joss Esplin 

Drums: Stuart McLaren

 

The Future's Not What It Used To Be

Jet Lag Blues

Don't Let Us Get Sick

House Of Blue Lights

Kiss The World Goodbye

Mean Cheatin' Woman

Just Dropped In (to see what condition my condition was in)

I Remember The Good

Sweet Memories

It Sure Was (Love)



"Rock 'n' Roll party" with Moon Violet (guest appearance, available on CD)

 

With the piano part recorded in Kyle's home studio in Scotland, Kyle plays on 4 tracks of the album "Rock 'n' Roll Party" by Canadian rocker Lee McCormack:


Rock 'n' Roll Party

Teenage Beer Drinkin' Party

Worth The Pain

She Loves My Hot Rod



"Doin' The Mess Around" (available on CD. Catalogue Number KCD 041)

 

Recorded at Craigmount Studios, Glasgow, 13th August 2004

Engineered by D.P Johnson

 

Piano & Vocals: Kyle Esplin

Saxophones: Leon Thorne

Harmonica: Davie Ritchie

Flute & Clarinet: Stuart Forbes

Trumpet: Robert Henderson

Trombone: John Milne

Acoustic & Electric Bass: Gary Glewinski

Drums: Stuart McLaren

 

Mess Around

What A Wonderful World

Room Full Of Roses

That's All Right Mama

You Call Everybody Darlin'

Cry Me A River

Dorothy 

Georgia On My Mind

Kansas City

Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings

I Saw Her Standing There

Al Jolson Medley (California/Swanee/Toot Toot Tootsie/Baby Face)

Help Me Make It Through The Night

When The Saints Go Marching In / I'll Fly Away (medley)



Solo recording session (un-released)

 

Recorded at CAVA Studios, Glasgow, 11th August 2003, on a Bosendorfer Imperial Grand.

 

Broken Song Of Freedom 

Dorothy 

Folsom Prison Blues 

Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings 

Just Dropped In (to see what condition my condition was in)

Kyle's Boogie 

Lady Be Good

Makin' Whoopee

Mean Cheatin Woman

Mess Around 

The Pilgrim (Chapter 33)

The Future's Not What It Used To Be 

What A Wonderful World

Why You Been Gone So Long



"To Memphis 'n' Back" (available on CD. Catalogue Number KCD 021)

 

Recorded at Taj Studios, Senatobia, MS, USA, February 2002 (tracks 1,2,5,6,8,10)

Engineered by Bill Towery

Electric Guitar: Mike Lamm

Pedal Steel Guitar: Randy Smith

Bass Guitar: Joel Schumacher

Drums: Don Marrs

 

Recorded at Craigmount Studios, Glasgow, Scotland (tracks 3,4,7,9,11)

Engineered by D.P Johnson

Electric & Acoustic Guitars: Chris Marra

Saxophones: Leon Thorne

Bass Guitar: Ruairidh MacLean

Drums: Stuart McLaren

 

Mastered at Abbey Road Studios, London, England

Mastering engineer: Sean Magee

 

Why You Been Gone So Long

She Sure Makes Leaving Look Easy

Sweet Little Sixteen

Makin' Whoopee

Folsom Prison Blues

You Don't Know Me

Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee

The Bigger The Fool, The Harder The Fall

Great Balls Of Fire

One For The Moon

I'd Rather Be Sorry



Demo session ('She Sure Makes Leaving Look Easy' was featured on the CD 'The Best Of British Country 2001', put out by 'Hotdisc' UK)

 

Recorded at Red Barn Studios, Dundee, Scotland, 11th January 2001

 

She Sure Makes Leaving Look Easy

Folsom Prison Blues



"Great Balls Of Fire" (out of print, originally released on cassette tape and CD. Catalogue IKCS 9801 and IKCD 9801)

 

Recorded at Red Barn Studios, Dundee, Scotland, July 1998

Engineered by Stuart Duncan

Piano, Vocals, Bass Guitar: Kyle Esplin

Electric Guitar: George Currie

Acoustic & Electric Guitar: Joss Esplin

Bass: Stuart Duncan

Drums: Stuart McLaren

Backing vocals: Gillian Murray

Saxophone: Leon Thorne

 

Night Train To Memphis

Come On In

C.C. Rider

Lucky Old Sun

Stag O'Lee

End Of The Road

39 & Holding

Just Because

He'll Have To Go

Great Balls Of Fire

She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye

I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive

"Who's Gonna Play This Old Piano?" (out of print, originally released on cassette tape. Catalogue IKCS 9701)

 

Recorded at Red Barn Studios, Dundee, Scotland, January 1997

Engineered by Stuart Duncan

Piano, Vocals & Bass Guitar: Kyle Esplin

Acoustic & Electric Guitar: Joss Esplin

 

Great Balls Of Fire

I'm Throwing Rice

That's All Right Mama

What's Make Milwaukee Famous

Georgia (instrumental)

Crazy Arms

Who's Gonna Play This Old Piano

Baby Face

Mystery Train

Love Me Tender (instrumental)

I'll Sail My Ship Alone

Folsom Prison Blues

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