09/01/2016

Shakatak "Night Bird" (1982) -Westcoast Jazz Funk-


Label : Polydor Records


01 - Night Birds (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
02 - Streetwalkin' (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
03 - Rio Nights (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
04 - Fly The Wind (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
05 - Easier Said Than Done (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
06 - Bitch To The Boys (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
07 - Light On My Life (Bill Sharpe & Roger Odell)
08 - Takin' Off (Bill Sharpe)


Produced by Nigel Wright
Executive Producer : Les McCutcheone
Engineer : John Buckley
Production Support : Skratch Music Limited
Recorded at Jacobs Studios, Surrey & Pye Studio II, London


Shakatak :

Bill Sharpe : Bosendorfer Grand Piano, Fender Rhodes Electric Piano, Oberheim OBX, ARP Odyssey  & Prophet 10 Synthesizers 
Nigel Wright : Fender Rhodes Electric Piano & Oberheim OBX, Synthesizer & Prophet 10 Synthesizers
Keith Winter : Yamaha SG 2000 & Gibson 345 Guitars, Ovation Acoustic Guitar, Mesa Boogie Amplification & Custom Pedal Board
George Anderson : Music Man Sting Ray & G&L 2000E Basses
Roger Odell : Sonor Drums & Avedis Zildjian Cymbals

Vocals by Jill Saward, Jackie Rawe & Lorna Bannon
Lead vocal on "Light On My Life" by Lorna Bannon
Solo Vocal on "Streetwalkin'" by Jackie Rawe
Percussion, Portuguese Translation & Vocals on "Rio Nights" by Simon Morton
Brass Arrangements by Nigel Wright
Trumpet by Stuart Brooks
Trombone by Nigel Wright
Saxophone Solos on "Light On My Life"& "Streetwalkin'" by Dick Morrissey