01/01/2016

Angela Bofill "Angel Of The Night" (1979) -Westcoast Funk Soul-



Label : Arista Records / GRP Records


01 - I Try (Angela Bofill)
02 - People Make The World Go Round (Linda Creed & Thomas Bell)
03 - Angel Of The Night (Bunny Hull & Jim Devlin)
04 - Rainbow Child (Little Pas) (Angela Bofill)
05 - What I Wouldn't Do (For The Love Of You) (Jack Perricone & Denise Utt)
06 - The Feelin's Love (Angela Bofill)
07 - Love To Last (John Madden)
08 - The Voyage (Angela Bofill)


Produced by Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen for Grusin / Rosen Productions
Arranged & Conducted by Dave Grusin
Additional Engineering : Ray Chew ("People Make The World Go Round")
String & Horn Arrangements ; ("What I Wouldn't Do (For The Love Of You)" - Horn Arrangements)
Recorded by Larry Rosen at A&R Studios, New York, NY
Assisted by Peter Lewis
And at Electric Lady Studios, New York, NY
Assisted by Jim Galante  
Additional Recording : Peter Lewis at A&R Studios, New York, NY
Assisted by Kevin Green
And by Frank Laico at CBS 30th Street Studio, New York, NY
Mixed by Larry Rosen & Dave Grusin at A&R Studios, New York, NY
Assisted by Peter Lewis 
Oberheim / Polyphonic Synthesizer Programmer : Ed Walsh
Mastering : Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, New York, NY 


01 - I Try

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Dave Grusin : Electric Piano
Francisco Centeno : Electric Bass
Buddy Williams : Drums
Eddie Daniels : Tenor Sax Solo

02 - People Make The World Go Round

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Ray Chew : Electric Piano
'Tinker' Bardield : Electric Bass
Paul Kimbarow : Drums
Carol Steel : Congas, Misc & Percussion
Sammy Figueroa : Congas, Misc & Percussion 
Larry Rosen : Wood Block
Background vocals : Edna Holt, Connie Harvey & 'Danny' John Madden

03 - Angel Of The Night

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Dave Grusin : Electric Piano & Acoustic Piano
Francisco Centeno : Electric Bass
Paul Kimbarow : Drums
Sammy Figueroa : Congas, Misc & Percussion
Background vocals : Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry & Gwen Guthrie
 
04 - Rainbow Child (Little Pas)

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Dave Grusin : Acoustic Piano & Electric Piano

05 - What I Wouldn't Do (For The Love Of You)

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Ray Chew : Electric Piano
Dave Grusin : Acoustic Piano, Oberheim / Polyphonic Synthesizer
Francisco Centeno : Electric Bass
Paul Kimbarow : Drums
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion 
Background vocals : Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry & Gwen Guthrie

06 - The Feelin's Love

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Dave Grusin : Electric Piano, Oberheim / Polyphonic Synthesizer, Mini Moog
Ray Chew : Acoustic Piano
Francisco Centeno : Electric Bass
Paul Kimbarow : Drums
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion 
Eddie Daniels : Tenor Sax Solo
Background vocals : 'Danny' John Madden, Ednah Holt & Connie Harvey

07 - Love To Last

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal
Dave Grusin : Electric Piano
Ray Chew : Acoustic Piano
Eric Gale : Electric Guitar 
Paul Kimbarow : Drums
'Tinker' Bardield : Electric Bass
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Background vocals : 'Danny' John Madden, Ednah Holt & Connie Harvey

08 - The Voyage

Angela Bofill : Lead vocal & Acoustic Piano
Dave Grusin : Electric Piano, Oberheim / Polyphonic Synthesizer
Francisco Centeno : Electric Bass
Buddy Williams : Drums
Carol Steele : Congas, Shekere, Misc & Percussion


Horn Section : Howard Johnson, Virgil Jones, Lew Soloff, Dave Tofani, David Taylor, Harold Vick & Henry Mitchell Jr., Richard Sortomme, Marvin Morgenstern, John Pintavalle, Max Ellen & Joseph Rabushka

String Section :
David Nadien : Concertmaster
Barry Finclair, Charles McCracken, Jonathan Abramowitz, Harry Glickman, Herbert Sorkin, LaMar Alsop, Louis Gabowitz & Emanuel Vardi