07/07/2015

Sylvia St. James "Echoes & Images" (1981) -Funk/Soul-



Label : Elektra/Asylum Records


01 - Behind My Back (Dawn Alexander)
02 - Grace (Ronnie Laws & Roxanne J. Seeman)
03 - Prime Time (Clarence Bell & Therisa Hunter)
04 - Evening Rainbow (Sylvia St. James & Eduardo Del Barrio)
05 - If You Let Me Love You (Russell Ferrante & Marilyn Scott)
06 - The Way To Your Heart (You've Got The Power) (Josef M. Blocker & Marlo Henderson)
07 - The Bottom Line (Danny Ironstone, Mary Unobsky & Barbara Busa)
08 - Eastern Man (Josef M. Blocker)


Produced by Andre Fischer by Engineered with 20th Century Fox Music Productions
Executive Producer : Oscar Fields
Arranged by Richard Evans & McKinley Jackson
Recording Engineers : Howard Steele & Michael Brownstein
Assistant Engineers : Phil Moores, Steve Zaretsky, Greg Stout, Tim Dennen, Stewart Whitmore & Patrick Von Wiegandt
Recorded in L.A. at Conway Recorders
Overdubs at Studio 55 & Sound Labs
Mixed at Conway Recorders & Sound Labs
Mastered by Jack E. Hunt at JVC Cutting Center, Inc., L.A.  
String Concert Master : Assa Drori
Horns : Chuck Findley, Bill Reichenbach, Gary Grant, Charles Loper, Phil Ayling, Kim Hutchcroft & Steve Madaio


01 - Behind My Back

Drums : Casey Scheuerell
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitars : Donald Griffin & George Sopuch
Acoustic Piano : Clarence McDonald
Fender Rhodes : Russell Ferrante

02 - Grace

Drums : Casey Scheuerell
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : George Sopuch
Electric Piano : Clydene Jackson
Acoustic Piano : Clarence McDonald
Koto : Osamu Kitajima
Alto Sax Solo : Steve Tavaglione
Background vocals : Sylvia St. James, David Lasley, Arnold McCuller & Yolande Fischer

03 - Prime Time

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Electric Guitars : Robben Ford & Donald Griffin
Acoustic Piano : Clydene Jackson
Mini Moog : Denzil Miller

04 - Evening Rainbow

Drums : Andre Fischer
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitar : Robben Ford
Acoustic Piano : Clydene Jackson
Electric Piano : Eduardo Del Barrio
Soprano Sax Solo : Steve Tavaglione

05 - If You Let Me Love You

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Electric Guitar : Robben Ford
Acoustic Piano : Clydene Jackson
Electric Piano & OBX Synthesizer : Russell Ferrante

06 - The Way To Your Heart (You've Got The Power)

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitars : Robben Ford, Alan Ciner & Donald Griffin
Fender Rhodes : Clydene Jackson

07 - The Bottom Line

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Electric Guitars : Robben Ford & Alan Ciner
Acoustic Piano : Clydene Jackson
Electric Piano : Clarence McDonald
Background vocals : Sylvia St. James, Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters & Pat Henderson

08 - Eastern Man

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Synthesizer Bass : Nathan East
Electric Guitars : Robben Ford & Marlo Henderson
Acoustic Piano : Russell Ferrante
Electric Piano : Clydene Jackson
Biwa : Osamu Kitajima
Soprano Sax Solo : Steve Tavaglione
Horn Arrangements : Stewart Fischer