1993 Marc Bonilla – American Matador

American Matador is the second studio album by guitarist Marc Bonilla, released in 1993 through Reprise Records.

Marc Bonilla is an American guitarist and composer. He has worked with Keith Emerson (including on 1995’s Changing States and in 2006-2016 was featured in the Keith Emerson Band), Ronnie Montrose, Glenn Hughes (on Addiction (produced, co-written and performed), The Way It Is, 1999, also playing keyboards), David Coverdale (late 2000 live band) and Kevin Gilbert (Toy Matinee live band). He also appears on the Emerson, Lake & Palmer tribute album Encores, Legends & Paradox (Magna Carta Records, 1999) and a spoken word album with comedian Bobby Gaylor for Atlantic entitled “Fuzzatonic Scream” including the controversial single, “Suicide” in 1998.

Tracks

1  American Matador (Marc Bonilla) 4:35
2  Get Off The Fence (Marc Bonilla) 3:26
3  Streetalk (Marc Bonilla) 3:17
4  A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Keith Reid, Gary Brooker) 4:56
5  The Vanishing Road (Marc Bonilla) 5:11
6  Mephisto (Kevin Gilbert, Marc Bonilla) 3:37
7  Wake The Baby (Marc Bonilla) 3:35
8  Under The Gun (Marc Bonilla) 4:21
9  Vette Lag (Marc Bonilla) 4:23
10  Prelude (Maurice Ravel) 3:12
11  In The Blue Corner (Jude Cole, Marc Bonilla) 4:52
12  I Am The Walrus (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) 4:40
13  A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Instrumental) (Keith Reid, Gary Brooker) 4:57

Media

Musicians

1 American Matador

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsToss Panos
GuitarMarc Bonilla
MandolinMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsJames Newton-Howard
PianoJames Newton-Howard
PercussionMarc Bonilla


2 Get Off The Fence

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla
PercussionToss Panos


3 Streetalk

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsToss Panos
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla


4 A Whiter Shade Of Pale

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla
OrganMike Keneally
PianoPatrick Leonard
VocalsGlenn Hughes


5 The Vanishing Road

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla


6 Mephisto

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsToss Panos
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla


7 Wake The Baby

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla
VocalsMarc Bonilla


8 Under The Gun

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
GuitarJames DePrato
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla


9 Vette Lag

All InstrumentsMarc Bonilla


10 Prelude

GuitarMarc Bonilla


11 In The Blue Corner

BassMarc Bonilla
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla
ProgrammingMarc Bonilla
PercussionLenny Castro


12 I Am The Walrus

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
Slide GuitarRonnie Montrose
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla


13 A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Instrumental)

BassMarc Bonilla
DrumsTroy Luccketta
GuitarMarc Bonilla
KeyboardsMarc Bonilla
OrganMike Keneally
PianoPatrick Leonard

Liner Notes

Producer – Marc Bonilla, Michael Scott
Coordinator (Production Coordinator) – Pat Dorn
Engineer – Michael Scott
Engineer (Second) – Chris Danley, Danny Alonso, John Jackson, Judy Kirschner, Pete Magdaleno, Terry Reiff
Mastered By – Steve Hall
Mixed By – Jeff Hendrickson

Art Direction – Linda Cobb, Marc Bonilla
Painting (Cover Painting, “el Jaleo”) – John Singer Sargent
Photography By – Karen Miller

Mixed at Can-Am Studios.
Recorded at: Track Record, Andora, Alpha, Johnny Yuma, Can-Am, Entourage.
Mastered at Future Disc.