Listen to my new CD "Defying the Distances" (Desafiando Las Distancias)- a long distance love story

2019 DEFYING THE DISTANCES (Desafiando las Distancias)- a long distance love story

2019 DEFYING THE DISTANCES (Desafiando las Distancias)- a long distance love story

2016

2016

OLD LP             2012, guest artist: Wynton Marsalis

Old LP
Show Me Your Face
Goodbye To That Girl
Gethsemani Goodbye
She’s Always Leaving
Sense of Balance
Wall of Pain
Grey
I Carve My Name
Mama Said to Me

 

The last 3 songs are written and performed by David Telson

 

 

CALLING YOU

Gonzalo’s Dream
Cigueña
Bark Beaters
Gypsy
Regalito
Under Seven Veils
’55 Fairlane
Boogsie & Me (Down by the Panyard)
Calling You (sung by Bob Telson)
Barefoot (sung by k.d. lang, from the soundtrack of “Salmonberries”)

 

Music composed by Bob Telson for the Twyla Tharp ballet "Sextet" and the Percy Adlon films "Bagdad Cafe" and "Salmonberries."


THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

Live Where You Can
Fair Colonus
Stop Do Not Go On
Who Is This Man
How Shall I See You Through My Tears
A Voice Foretold
Never Drive You Away
Numberless Are the World’s Wonders
Lift Me Up
Sunlight of No Light
Eternal Sleep
Lift Him Up
Now Let the Weeping Cease

Lee Breuer and Bob Telson's The Gospel at Colonus,  featuring Morgan Freeman, Clarence Fountain and The Five Blind Boys of Alabama, The Soul Stirrers, Jevetta Steele, Sam Butler and The Institutional Radio Choir.

THE WARRIOR ANT 

     
Juices    
The Glow of the Likeness    
O Shadow    
I Am    
Welcome to Me    
Contesa    
In the Pavilion    
Each Time She Takes One    
All Wars Are Lost    
An Ant Alone    
More Juices    
Little Village    

Music from the Warrior Ant, performed by Little Village: music by Bob Telson, lyrics by Lee Breuer. Musical theater work with a cast of 110 that premiered at Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1988.​



LA VIDA SEGÚN MURIEL (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)

Princesita (in Spanish)(sung by Caetano Veloso)    
Mi mama es una…    
Laura y el lago    
Muri ve a su padre    
Rescate    
Video Muriel    
Tema de Tony    
Album familiar    
La ruta de Tony    
Tony en el bosque    
Mambo de los mochileros    
Lo inventó (de Princesita)    
Laura y Mirta (version ritmica)    
Bye bye papa    
Tema de Laura y Mirta    
Tony en el lago    
No voy a ir    
Princesita (in English) (sung by Caetano Veloso)    
     

The original soundtrack of The Argentine film "La Vida Según Muriel." (Life According to Muriel)
featuring Caetano Veloso.


TRIP (ISABEL DE SEBASTIAN AND BOB TELSON)

 

Sense of Balance    
Show Me Your Face    
Lifetime    
Princesita    
Barefoot    
Calling You    
Here    
Love Unconquerable    
Each Time She Takes One    
Mariana    
     





BOB TELSON and LEE BREUER Collaborations 1979-2002
                          DISC 1: UNRELEASED                                         DISC 2: THE WARRIOR ANT RADIOPLAYS                                   

Disc 1: UNRELEASED
Show Me Your Face (sung by John Margolis)      
Lemon Ice (sung by Stacey Kent)      
One More Lifetime (sung by Holly Palmer)      
Freeze Pleeze      
Dear John (sung by Sam Butler)      
Lifetime in Cuba      
Telson in Paris      
The Insect Who Loved the World      
Love Unconquerable (sung by Tina Fabrique)      
Dyin’ to be Dancin’ (1979)      
   
SISTER SUZIE CINEMA
(sung by 14 Karat Soul)
intro      
Sister Suzie      
Prime Time      
Night Flight      
Sweet Love      
I’ll Be There When the Popcorn’s Gone      
epilog      
       

DISC 2: THE WARRIOR ANT (RADIO PLAYS)

THE ANT CONCEIVED

of you we sing
juices
the glow of the likeness
such as thou art
wall of pain
o shadow
the art of suicide
i am a warrior ant
he blew me away

THE ANT CONCLUDES

an ant alone
abide it does
the death moth
in the pavilion
each time she takes one
her wisdom
all wars are lost
     

 

     LA FETE DES PERES (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK) 

  We Didn’t Know (sung by Jevetta Steele and Sam Butler)
  Sense of Balance (sung by Jeff Young)
  Back to Remember When (sung by Sam Butler)
  Jerome
  Kanza breakdown
  WDK interlude
  MS funk
  More Jerome + Balance
  Tic toc Balance
  WDK harp
  Beguine
  We Didn’t Know (full version)



BAGDAD CAFÉ SOUNDTRACK

Calling You (Jevetta Steele)
Blues Harp
Zweifach
Brenda, Brenda
Bach Prelude in C major
Calliope
Calling You (Bob Telson)







BAGDAD CAFÉ THE MUSICAL

  Overture
  Ain’t Gonna Cry 
  Phantom of the Desert
  My Suitcase
  Country Fugue
  Feather in Her Hat
  Rosenheim
  Tomatoes, Onions
  Garbage Can
  Slink
  Sense of Balance
  Phyllis Rap
  When You’re Friends
  Paint My Life
  Tattoo
  Here
  Calling You
  Friends EW&F
  Brenda pt. 1
  Ask You If
  Brenda pt 2
  Feather John

ROSALIE GOES SHOPPING

  Back To Rosalie
  Night Plane
  Debts Of Gratitude
  Love With Rosalie
  Back To Rosalie (long version)
  Her Strategy
  Pick Up Strategy
  Little Rock Strategy






SALMONBERRIES

  Barefoot (acoustic version) sung by k.d. lang
  Barefoot (rhythmic version) sung by k.d. lang










​SONGS FOR MOVIES

 
Calling You (Bagdad Cafe) sung by Jevetta Steele
Barefoot (Salmonberries) sung by k.d. lang
Princesita (La Vida Según Muriel) sung by Caetano Veloso
Show Me Your Face (Younger and Younger) sung by Bob Telson
Back to Remember When (La Fete des Peres) sung by Sam Butler
Sense of Balance (La Fete des Peres) sung by Jeff Young
Brenda, Brenda (Bagdad Cafe) sung by Jearlyn Steele
Back To Rosalie (Rosalie Goes Shopping) sung by Jim Lauderdale
Debts Of Gratitude (Rosalie Goes Shopping) sung by Shawn Colvin
There Is An Angel (Dis-Moi Oui) sung by Tina Fabrique
Double Game (Hawaiian Gardens) sung by Jevetta Steele
We Didn't Know (La Fete des Peres) sung by Sam Butler and Jevetta Steele

A NIGHT IN TUNISIA, a musical by Regina Taylor with music by Bob Telson and lyrics by Regina Taylor. "Tunisia" premiered at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in 2000. Vocalist: Tina Fabrique