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I Hate Jazz

by Mike Krol

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Like a Star 01:33
Heart Attack 01:50
Red Minivan 01:59


released May 19, 2011

All songs written and performed by Mike Krol
With the help of

Phil Mahlstadt – Bass on all tracks except “Fifteen Minutes,” word help on “Like a Star”
Michael Sienkowski – Drums on “Seventeen (Age)” and “Red Minivan,” Keyboard on “Heart Attack”
Elliott Kozel – Lead Guitar on “Like a Star,” Keyboard and Train Whistle on “A Million Times”
Erik Duerr – Acoustic Guitar on “A Million Times,” word help on “Seventeen (Age)”
Andy Brawner – Moral support on all tracks

Produced by Team Krol
Recorded by Elliott Kozel at Magic Fingers Recording Studio in Minneapolis, MN
“Fifteen Minutes” recorded by Mike Krol at 2333 Monroe in Madison, WI
Mixed by Mike Krol at 46 Trumbull in New Haven, CT
Mastered by JJ Golden at Golden Mastering in Ventura, CA
Cover photo by Gluekit
Studio photo by Erik Duerr
Printed at GHP in West Haven, CT

The Krol family, Sleeping In The Aviary, Andy and Mandy Brawner, Erik Duerr and Alice Schmidt, Jordan Winick, Adam and Nancy Wahler with “Little Man” Alex, Kevin Wade and the Planet Propaganda staff, James and Melissa Buchanan, Mike Joyce and Marina Khidekel, Chris and Kathleen Sleboda and the Yale University Art Gallery crew, Andrew and Sara Van Dorn, Shawn Flores, Erika Zar, Ricky Riemer, Terrin Riemer, Nick Whetro, Allan and Carol Wahler, John Szlasa, Pat Byrne, Jon Zelenak, George Baier, Oliver Munday, Chris Brand, Anna Tes, Lindsey Ricci, Lindsay Josal, Loren Flaherty, Rus Yusupov, Yosef Glushien, Curtis Jinkins, Jeff Vierstra, Greg Wold, Trent Simon, Marcus Trapp, Adam Bluma, Zack Schulze, Carl Johnson, Andy Niessen, Ross Monagle, and Ryan Parkinson

Debts owed to Rivers Cuomo, Gordon Gano, and Milo Aukerman

This album was recorded during the worst week of Mike Krol’s life.


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Mike Krol is a band/idea out of Los Angeles, with additional members in Minneapolis, Madison, and Seattle.

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