26/01/2015

Akira Jimbo "Palette" (1990)


Label : Optimism Incorporated


01 - Burning Sand (Akira Jimbo)
02 - Driftin' (Akira Jimbo)
03 - Olivia (Akira Jimbo & Jeff Day)
04 - Carnival De Rio Grande (Akira Jimbo & Maxi Anderson)
05 - Caramel Island (Akira Jimbo)
06 - Twilight Walk (Akira Jimbo)
07 - Our Sweet Melody (Akira Jimbo & Maxi Anderson)
08 - Lonely Star (Akira Jimbo & Jeff Day)
09 - Captain Banana (Akira Jimbo)
10 - Cobalt Cruise (Akira Jimbo)


A & R Co-Ordination : Katsuyoshi Sakamoto (Tokuma Japan Corp.)
Executive Producer : Koki Miura (Tokuma Japan Corp.) & Shinichi Toyama (Aura Music Inc.)
Arranged by Derek Nakamoto (03, 04, 05 & 08), Gary Stockdale (01, 02 & 06), Randy Kerber (07 & 09) & Bill Meyers (10)
Chorus Arranged by Maxi Anderson (03, 04 & 07)
Strings Arranged by Gary Stockdale (01, 07 & 08)
Additional Rhythm Arranged by Ed Smith (03, 04, 05 & 08)
Recorded by Alan Hirschberg, Bill Smith & Rob Seifert at Aire L.A. Studio / Glendale, CA & Studio Sounds / North Hollywood, CA in February, 1989
Assistant Engineers : Rob Seifert, Jackie Forsting & & Gregg Barrett
Mastered by Seigen Ono at Onkio Haus Studio / Tokyo in March, 1989


Musicians :

Rhythm Section :
Akira Jumbo : Drums
Freddie Washington : Electric Bass
Teddy Castellucci : Electric Guitar
Randy Kerber : Keyboards
Solo Vocal : Billy Griffin
Chorus : Maxi Anderson, Phyllis St. James, Fred White, Donny Gerrard & Bridgette Bryant
Horn Section :
Clay Jenkins & Chaly Davis : Trumpet & Flugel Horn
Steve Holtman : Trombone
Eric Marienthal : Tenor & Soprano Saxes, Flute
Strings Section : Hedgehog Strings
Harmonica : Hammer Smith
Acoustic Guitar : Grant Geissman
Percussions : Michael Fisher & Steve Reid
Additional Keyboards : Derek Nakamoto, Gary Stockdale & Bill Meyers