David Myers Plays Genesis (2005) Gallery

First Plays Genesis Cover Proposal
First Plays Genesis Cover Proposal

This was the first of many designs we tried in 2005 for the first CD before settling on the title of David Myers Plays Genesis. Courtesy Michel Laverdière.

Early Cover Design
Early Cover Design

This was the second design suggestion for the cover of Plays Genesis. You can see that we had not yet found a title for the project. Courtesy André Bazinet

Early Cover Proposal
Early Cover Proposal

This is the third design for the cover of the first CD, David Myers Plays Genesis. We had settled on the name of the album now. Courtesy Michel Laverdière

Early Cover Option
Early Cover Option

This was the last design we tried before settling on the final cover. André Bazinet took pictures of the piano I recorded the album on and made this montage. Courtesy André Bazinet

David Myers Plays Genesis (2005)
David Myers Plays Genesis (2005)

The final cover.

La Chapelle Historique, Montreal
La Chapelle Historique, Montreal

where we recorded Plays Genesis (December, 2004)

Recording Plays Genesis (Dec.2004)
Recording Plays Genesis (Dec.2004)

Photo: Alain Granger

Recording Plays Genesis
Recording Plays Genesis

Photo: Alain Granger.

Overview
Overview

Plays Genesis. La Chapelle Historique, Dec. 2004 L-R: Michel Laverdière, me, Robert Lafond.

The Plays Genesis Team
The Plays Genesis Team

L-R: André Bazinet, Graphic Artist/Photographer; Robert Lafond, Engineer; Me; Michel Laverdière, Producer; Alain Granger, Project Co-Ordinator.

The Plays Genesis Team - Dec.2004
The Plays Genesis Team - Dec.2004

L to R: Me, Alain Granger, Robert Lafond, Michel Laverdière. Photo: André Bazinet.

Recording Plays Genesis
Recording Plays Genesis

Michel Laverdière listening in the control area.

Plays Genesis Charts 1
Plays Genesis Charts 1

In 2004, I was not yet in the habit of putting my music into manuscript form, and just used my original scribble notes to record. Nowadays, I immediately put everything into manuscript after scribbling it down.

Charts 2
Charts 2

More of the notation system I devised in 1982 that allowed me to start composing.

Plays Genesis Charts 3
Plays Genesis Charts 3

More of my scribbled notes.

Charts 4
Charts 4

More of my quick-notation system.

Listening Back
Listening Back

Plays Genesis, Dec. 2004, w. Robert Lafond, engineer.

Playback
Playback

Plays Genesis, Dec. 2004.

Control Area
Control Area

Plays Genesis 2004 La Chapelle Historique

Lunch
Lunch

Plays Genesis 2004.

Andre Bazinet
Andre Bazinet

Brilliant artist, great friend and diehard Genesis fan Andre Bazinet.

Alain Granger and Michel Laverdière
Alain Granger and Michel Laverdière

The two men without whom none of this would have happened.

The Plays Genesis CD Booklet
The Plays Genesis CD Booklet