'Dos' (AL73241) was released in October 2003 by Challenge Records/ A-Records and recorded 21 and 22 April 2003 at Studio Leroy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Welcome to Bye-Ya!'s second album: "DOS". What you hear on this CD is the total of five different backgrounds, nationalities, characters, creative visions and musical evolutions which together make up the unique sound of Bye-Ya! This is not just a project or pickup group assembled for a recording, this is a band! A band of five musicians lifting each other's playing to a higher level. Bye-Ya! is synonymous with a quintet working together for a common good whilst at the same time having an immense liberty to express and profile themselves individually. The repertoire you hear on this album is composed / arranged to highlight the unique qualities of these musicians and at the same creating the incomparable sound of Bye-Ya! It consists of four arrangements made by Jens Kerkhoff and Mick Paauwe, three original compositions written especially for Bye-Ya! by Randal Corsen, which give an extra contribution to express their own "voice" and a composition by Jarmo Hoogendijk. It was originally written as a fast bop-tune and fits perfectly into the Latin-jazz concept of the band. Bye-Ya! is Latin jazz at it's best - more than a mix between these two styles, it is interaction and reaction between latin music and jazz.
Recorded 21 and 22 april 2003
Mixed 8 and 9 juli 2003
Recorded and mixed by Chris Weeda at Studio Leroy, Amsterdam
All songs produced by Bye-Ya! except track 1, 2 and 6 produced by Randal Corsen and co-produced by Bye-Ya!