12/06/2015

Tom Jans "Champion" (1982) -Westcoast Rock-


 Label : CBS Records / Pony Canyon Stereo


01 - When The Rebel Comes Home (Tom Jans)
02 - There's A Champion On My Side (Tom Jans, K. Oda & Don Grusin)
03 - I Miss Your Harmony (Tom Jans & Richard Kerr)
04 - Chambers Of The Heart (Tom Jans)
05 - Working Out (Tom Jans)
06 - Cool (Tom Jans & Don Grusin)
07 - Southern Belle (Tom Jans, Bill Wray & Valerie Carter)
08 - Lost In Your Eyes (Tom Jans & Scott Shelly)
09 - Visions (Tom Jans)
10 - Mother's Eye (Tom Jans)


Produced by Don Grusin
Executive ProducerToshi Endo
Engineers : Gary Skardina, Al Schmitt, Rick Ruggeri (Tracks 01-04 & Tracks 07-09), Joseph Laux (Tracks 01, 05 & Tracks07-09), Steve Williams (Piano & Strings on Tracks 02-05) & Don Murray (Overdub Engineering)
Principal Recording & Mixing at Music Grinder Studio, Los Angeles, Calif.
Additional Recording at Sound Lab, Los Angeles, Calif., Groupe IV, Hollywood, Calif. & Yamaha Studios, Glendale, Calif.
Additional Mixing at Cherokee Studio Hollywood, Calif.


01 - When The Rebel Comes Home

Keyboards : Don Grusin
Bass Guitar : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitars : Fred Tackett & Lee Ritenour
Percussion : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Jeff Osborne, Richard Kerr & Kate Markowitz

02 - There's A Champion On My Side

Keyboards : Don Grusin
Bass Guitar : Ken Wild
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitars : Fred Tackett & Lee Ritenour
Sax : Ernie Watts

03 - I Miss Your Harmony

Piano : Richard Kerr
Bass Guitar : Bob Glaub
Drums : Carlos Vega
Acoustic Guitar : Fred Tackett  
Synthesizers : Don Grusin
Percussion : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Jeff Osborne & Kate Markowitz

04 - Chambers Of The Heart

Keyboards : Bill Payne
Bass Guitar : David Hungate
Acoustic Guitars : Fred Tackett & Tom Jans
Electric Guitar : Paul Barrere
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Strings : Steve Porcaro
Percussion : Jeff Porcaro
Background vocals : Valerie Carter
Concert Master : Sid Sharp
Track Recorded by Al Schmitt

05 - Working Out

Keyboards : Don Grusin
Bass Guitar : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitars : Fred Tackett
Lead Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Background vocals : Jeff Osborne, Richard Kerr & Kate Markowitz

06 - Cool

Keyboards : Don Grusin
Bass Guitar : Ken Wild
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitars : Fred Tackett
Sax : Ernie Watts
Background vocals : Jeff Osborne, Richard Kerr & Kate Markowitz 

07 - Southern Belle

Keyboards : Don Grusin
Bass Guitar : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Drums : Carlos Vega
Acoustic Guitars : Fred Tackett & Tom Jans
Slide Guitar : Fred Tackett
Percussion : Steve Forman
Background vocals : Kate Markowitz & Tom Jans
Crickets, Whippe Will & Mourning Dove : The Ten Boys

08 - Lost In Your Eyes

Bass Guitar : Ken Wild
Drums : Carlos Vega
Acoustic Guitar : Fred Tackett
Synthesizers : Don Grusin
Background vocals : Tom Jans

09 - Visions

Keyboards : Bill Payne
Bass Guitar : David Hungate
Drums : Jeff Porcaro
Acoustic Guitars : Fred Tackett & Tom Jans
Electric Guitars : Paul Barrere & Steve Lukather
Synthesizer : Steve Porcaro
Percussion : Victor Feldman
Background vocals : Jeff Osborne, Richard Kerr & Kate Markowitz
Track Recorded by Al Schmitt & Rick Ruggeri

10 - Mother's Eye

Keyboards : Don Grusin
Background vocals : Kate Markowitz 
Concert Master : Jerry Vinci
Acoustic Guitar : Lee Ritenour


All Lead vocals by Tom Jans
Arrangements by Don Grusin
04 Arranged by Tom Jans & Bill Payne