01/06/2015

Greg Adams "East Bay Soul - That's Life" (2015) -Funk / Pop Soul-


Label : Ripa Records


01 - Little Black Dress (Greg Adams, Herman Matthews, Dwayne "Smitty" Smith, James Wirrick & Rocky Maffit)
02 - Hush Hush (Greg Adams & Dwayne "Smitty" Smith)
03 - Come Together (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
04 - Get Smart (Greg Adams & Nick Milo)
05 - Going In Circles (Jerry Peters & Anita Poree)
06 - Didn't Wanna Do It (Greg Adams, Dwayne "Smitty" Smith & Nick Milo)
07 - Grow Old With Me (Greg Adams, Nick Milo & Rocky Maffit)
08 - Earth To Mars (Greg Adams, Nick Milo & Rocky Maffit)
09 - Without You (Greg Adams & George Grund)
10 - Damned If You Do (Greg Adams, Nick Milo & Rocky Maffit)
11 - Let's Stay Together (Al Green, Willie Mitchell & Al Jackson Jr.)


Produced & Arranged by Greg Adams
Executive Producers : Paul D. McVicar & Andrea Adams
Associate Producers : Kirk Fischer, Joey Rodolfo & Shirley Quismorio
Recorded by Carmen Grillo at Big Surprise Music
Mixed & Mastered by Stephen Sherrard at DBAR Productions
Horns & Strings Arranged by Greg Adams
Album Coordination : Andrea Lynn Music


01 - Little Black Dress

Lead vocal : Darryl Walker
Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Vail : Alto Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Tenor & Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval

02 - Hush Hush

Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Vail : Alto Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Tenor & Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval

03 - Come Together

Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet, French Horn & Trombone
Greg Vail : Alto Sax & Flute
Johnnie Bamont : Tenor & Bari Sax, Flute
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval

04 - Get Smart

Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Vail : Tenor Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Tenor & Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval

05 - Going In Circles

Greg Adams : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet, Flugelhorn, French Horn & Trombone
Greg Vail : Tenor Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval
Strings :
Lisa Dondlinger, Alex Wurmbrand & Audrey Solomon : Violin
Michael Whitson : Viola
Giovanna Clayton & Helen Zee : Cello
Background vocals : Lee Thornburg; Herman Matthews, Joey Navarro & Johnny Sandoval

06 - Didn't Wanna Do It

Greg Adams : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Vail : Tenor Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval

07 - Grow Old With Me

Lead vocal : Darryl Walker
Greg Adams : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet, Flugelhorn & Trombone
Greg Vail : Alto Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Tenor & Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval
Strings :
Lisa Dondlinger, Alex Wurmbrand & Audrey Solomon : Violin
Michael Whitson : Viola
Giovanna Clayton & Helen Zee : Cello

08 - Earth To Mars

Lead vocal : Darryl Walker
Horns :
Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Rhys Henson : Trumpet
Johnnie Bamont : Alto Sax
Mark K. Day : Alto Sax
Greg Vail : Tenor Sax
Peter Svensson : Tenor Sax
Lorenzo Bombacini : Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Percussion : Johnny Sandoval
Background vocals : Lee Thornburg; Herman Matthews, Joey Navarro & Johnny Sandoval

09 - Without You

Trumpet : Greg Adams
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Strings :
Lisa Dondlinger, Alex Wurmbrand & Audrey Solomon : Violin
Michael Whitson : Viola
Giovanna Clayton & Helen Zee : Cello

10 - Damned If You Do

Lead vocal : Darryl Walker
Horns :
Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Vail : Tenor Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Tenor & Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews
Strings :
Lisa Dondlinger, Alex Wurmbrand & Audrey Solomon : Violin
Michael Whitson : Viola
Giovanna Clayton & Helen Zee : Cello

11 - Let's Stay Together

Lead vocal : Darryl Walker
Horns :
Greg Adams : Trumpet
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet & Trombone
Greg Vail : Tenor Sax
Johnnie Bamont : Bari Sax
Keys : Joey Navarro
Guitar : Kay-Ta Matsuno
Bass : Dwayne "Smitty" Smith
Drums : Herman Matthews