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Nicole Willis & UMO: My Name Is Nicole Willis

Persephone Records / Herakles Records 2017. PERSE002CD, PERSE002LP, PERSE002DD
All Arrangements by Jimi Tenor
Written by: Nicole Willis

A1. Introducing feat Ian F Svenonius: L. Lehto, I. F. Svenonius, N. Willis
A2. Break Free (Shake A Tailfeather): N. Willis, S. Kantelinen, L. Lehto, A. Määttänen, J. Sarapää, M.D. Selin, P. Toikkanen
A3. Haunted By The Devil: N. Willis, L. Lehto, P. Toikkanen

A4. One In A Million: N. Willis, S. Kantelinen, L. Lehto, A. Määttänen, S. Salmi, J. Sarapää, P. Toikkanen
A5. (Everybody) Do The Watusi: N. Willis, L. Lehto, P. Toikkanen

B1. No Child Denied: N. Willis, L. Lehto, P. Toikkanen
B2. Together We Climb: N. Willis, E. Haukkala, S. Kantelinen, A. Lauronen, L. Lehto, A. Määttänen, S. Salmi, J. Sarapää, P. Toikkanen
B3. When We Go Down: N. Willis, L. Lehto, P. Toikkanen
B4. Togetherness: N.Willis, L. Lehto, P. Toikkanen
B5. Final Call feat. Ian Svenonius: L. Lehto, I. F. Svenonius

Producer by Nicole Willis

Executive Producer: Jimi Tenor

Mixed by Jimi Tenor, assisted by Nicole Willis
Edited by Jimi Tenor
Recorded by Ilari Larjosto at Studio Yle 4, Ilmala, Helsinki

Vocals by Nicole Willis
Backing Vocals by Nicole Willis, Jimi Tenor & UMO Jazz Orchestra
Guitars by Pete Toikkanen
Additional Guitars on (Everybody) Do The Watusi & Break Free (Shake A Tailfeather) by Ilkka Mattila
Additional Synths and drums by Jimi Tenor.

UMO Jazz Orchestra
Trumpets:
Teemu Mattsson
Timo Paasonen
Mikko Pettinen
Tero Saarti

Woodwinds:
Jouni Järvelä (alto sax, soprano sax, flute, clarinet)
Mikko Mäkinen (alto sax, flute, clarinet)
Teemu Salminen (tenor sax, flute, clarinet)
Olli Ojajärvi (tenor sax, flute)
Pepa Päivinen (baritone sax, bass clarinet)

Trombones:
Heikki Tuhkanen
Mikko Mustonen
Mikko Sinivalo
Pekka Laukkanen
Mikko Haanpää (bass trombone)

Rhythm section:
Seppo Kantonen (piano, keyboard) Vesa Ojaniemi (bass)
Markus Ketola (drums)
Ricardo Padilla (percussion)

Conducted by Mikko Pettinen

UMO Recording Stage Manager: Jaakko Teittinen
UMO Programme & Development Manager: Thomas Noreila

Art Direction by Jimi Tenor
Photography by Jimi Tenor

℗Persephone Records / Herakles Records, 2017-2018
Distributed by Kudos Records