2007 Tal Wilkenfeld – Transformation

Transformation is the first studio album by bassist Tal Wilkenfeld, released independently on 14 May 2007. The album was recorded when she was 20 years old, having moved to the United States from her native Australia

Tal Wilkenfeld (born 2 December 1986) is an Australian singer, songwriter, bassist and guitarist who has gained worldwide attention performing alongside some of rock and jazz music’s most notable artists. In addition to her work as a supporting bassist to Jeff Beck, Prince, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and others, she has assumed the role of bandleader of her own eponymous bands. In her earlier work, she was backed by musicians such as Wayne Krantz, Keith Carlock, John Beasley and Vinnie Colaiuta. In Wilkenfeld’s current band, she sings, plays guitar and bass, and opened for The Who on the North American part of The Who Hits 50! tour in 2016. Wilkenfeld’s single “Corner Painter” features Blake Mills and Benmont Tench.


1  Bc (Tal Wilkenfeld) 6:22
2  Cosmic Joke (Tal Wilkenfeld) 6:26
3  Truth Be Told (Tal Wilkenfeld) 6:41
4  Serendipity (Tal Wilkenfeld) 5:02
5  The River Of Life (Tal Wilkenfeld) 7:44
6  Oatmeal Bandage (Tal Wilkenfeld) 7:53
7  Table For One (Tal Wilkenfeld) 8:29



Bass Tal Wilkenfeld
Drums Keith Carlock
Guitar Wayne Krantz
Piano Geoff Keezer
Sax Seamus Blake

Other Musicians

3 Truth Be Told

Percussion Samuel Torres

6 Oatmeal Bandage

Bass Oteil Burbridge

Liner Notes

Producer – Tal Wilkenfeld
Arranged – Tal Wilkenfeld
Engineer – Malcolm Pollack
Engineer (Assistant) – Bryan Pugh
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Joe Ferla
Recorded By (Overdubs) – Bryan Pugh, Roy Hendrickson

Recorded At – Right Track Recording
Overdubbed At – Avatar Studios
Manufactured By – Technicolor