"Ochenta" was recorded in celebration of , Oscar Stivala's ( my father) 80th birthday. The album mainly features jazz quintet with Oscar on trumpet and flugel horn, Gabe Stivala on guitars, Darren Solomon on piano, Rob Jost on bass. The album consists of some of Oscars favorite jazz standards and includes original pieces by Oscar and Gabe Stivala. Also, included are two tangos as an homage to Oscars homeland of Argentina. Special guests include Caroline Lyon Tippin on vocals, Nick Danielson on violin, and Sachal Vasandani on vocals. The recording was made at Sterling Society Studio in Brooklyn, NY , produced by Paul Brill and Gabe Stivala, and engineered by Paul Loren.