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Di Fiesta - Izaline Calister
EZC RECORDS - distr. CTC-299061


A joyfull and marry X-mas-record with Curaçaoan songs and translations of in Papiamentu. Featuring Nydia Ecury†, Grupo di Betico, Yumarya


Tracks

1. Dushi Dia
(A Great Day)
- I. Calister/ I. Calister
2. Papa Pasku Ta Bin
(Santa Claus Is Coming To Town)
– (J.F. Coots/ J.L. Gillespie)
– Lyrics in Papiamentu: I. Calister
3. Vaye Berde
- J.C. de Pool/ P. v.d. Pavert
4. Mi Paranda
(Aguinaldo Antillano)
- C. Ferrer
- Lyrics in Papiamentu: I. Calister
5. Bendishoná
(Blessed)
- H. Croes/ H. Croes
6. E Karta
(The Letter)
- I. Calister/ I. Calister
7. Pòtpurí Di Aguinaldo
(1. Niño Lindo 2. Corre Caballito 3. Fuego Al Cañon 4. Din Din Din 5. El Burrito Sabanero 6. Faltan Cinco Pa’ Las Doce)
- 1.2.3.4. traditional Venezuela; 5. H. Blanco; 6. O. Oropeza
- Lyrics in Papiamentu: I. Calister
8. Maria Bo T’a Sa
(Mary Did You Know)
- B. Green/ M. Lowry
- Lyrics in Papiamentu: I. Calister
9. Ketu Ketu Ketu
(Quiet Quiet Quiet)
- R. Plaate/ V. Boogaart-Muzo
10. Pasku Ku Bosnan
(The Christmas Song)
- M. Tormé/ R. Wells, M. Tormé
- Lyrics in Papiamentu: I. Calister
11. Di Fiesta
(Festive!)
- I. Calister/ I. Calister
12. Hesus Nos A Yega (Oh Come All Ye Faithfull)
- J.F. Wade/ F. Oakeley
- Lyrics in Papiamentu: unknown
13. Un Niño Krioyo
(Si La Virgen Fuera Andina) traditional Venezuela
- Lyrics in Papiamentu: N. Ecury


Musicians

Izaline Calister
- lead vocals, backing vocals
Marc Bischoff - piano, backing vocals, soundeffects ‘Hesus Nos A Yega’, handclaps, clave ‘Mi Paranda’
Yerman Aponte - bass, kwarta, backing vocals, wiri ‘Pòtpurí di Aguinaldo’, handclaps
Roël Calister - tambora, conga, barí, wiri, timbales, bongo’s, guiro, campana, clave, triangel, chapi,
soundeffects ‘Hesus Nos A Yega’, shekere, benta
Rya Grijt - backing vocals, handclaps
Ed Verhoeff - guitars
Enrique Firpi - drums

Guests

Ruud Breuls - trumpets on ‘Dushi Dia’; ‘Mi Paranda’; ‘Di Fiesta’; ‘Hesus Nos A Yega’
Sigrun Jonsdottir - trombone on ‘Dushi Dia’; ‘Mi Paranda’; ‘Di Fiesta’
Magogo Chamber Orchestra directed by
Arjan Tien
- strings on ‘Papa Pasku Ta Bin’
Angelitos childrenschoir directed by Ruthy Pantoflet - backing vocals on ‘Papa Pasku Ta Bin’; ‘Pòtpurí Di Aguinaldo’; ‘Ketu Ketu Ketu’;
‘Un Niño Krioyo’ (Keenah Dammers; Zabrina Maurera; Joeweena Faneite; Dasha van der Meulen)
HR childrenschoir directed by Hershel and Najee Rosario - backing vocals on ‘Papa Pasku Ta Bin’; ‘Pòtpurí Di Aguinaldo’; ‘Ketu Ketu Ketu’; ‘Un Niño Krioyo’ (Najee Rosario; Kiara Thode; Giada Salazar; Julianne Curiel; Elique Curiel)
Yumarya! - lead vocals on ‘Mi Paranda’
Grupo di Betico - backing vocals and all instruments on ‘Bendishoná’
Leoni Jansen - angelchoir on ‘E Karta’
Dudok Kwartet - strings on ‘Pòtpurí Di Aguinaldo’ and ‘Pasku Ku Bosnan’: Judith van Driel - violin; Marleen Wester - violin; Mark Mulder - viola; David Faber - cello
David Faber - cello on ‘Maria Bo T’a Sa’
Nydia Ecury - lead vocals on ‘Un Niño Krioyo’
Grupo Serenada - backing vocals and basic accompaniment on ‘Un Niño Krioyo’

Produced by: Izaline Calister
Recorded at JV2 Studio’s, Schiedam