28/03/2016

Casiopea "4x4 (Four By Four)" (1982) -Smooth Jazz-



Label : Alfa Records


01 - Mid-Manhattan (Akira Jumbo)
02 - Pavane - Pour Une Infunte Defunte (Maurice Ravel)
03- Transatlantic (Lee Ritenour)
04 - Galactic Funk (Issei Noro)
05 - Kauai (Lee Ritenour)
06 - Chandelier (Issei Noro)


Produced by Shunsuke Miyazumi

Assistant Producer : Satoshi Nakao
Recording & Mixing Engineer : Norio Yoshizawa
Assistant Engineers : Atsushi Saito & Shinji Miyoshi
Mastering Engineer : Osamu Shimoju / JVC Yokahoma Cutting Center
Recorded & Mixed at Alfa Studio "A"from Oct. 11 to 29th
Mixed by Norio Yoshizawa & Issei Norio


Casiopea :

Issei Noro : Guitars
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards
Tetsuo Sakurai : Bass
Akira Jimbo : Drums


01 - Mid-Manhattan

Arranged by Akira Jumbo & Issei Noro
Issei Noro : Electric Guitar
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards (Yamaha CS-1 & CS-70M)
Don Grusin : Keyboards (Tamaha CP-80)
Nathan East : Electric Bass
Akira Jumbo : Drums
Harvey Mason : Drums

02 - Pavane - Pour Une Infunte Defunte

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Classical & Electric Guitar
Issei Noro : Fretless Guitar & Percussion
Don Grusin : Keyboards (Acoustic Piano & Oberheim OB-xa)
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards (CS-70M)
Tetsuo Sakurai : Electric Bass
Akira Jumbo : Drums
Harvey Mason : Marimba

03- Transatlantic

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
Issei Noro : Electric Guitar & Percussion
Don Grusin : Keyboards (Rhodes)
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards (OB-Ka & CS-70M)
Nathan East : Electric Bass
Akira Jumbo : Drums & Percussion

04 - Galactic Funk

Arranged by Issei Noro
Issei Noro : Electric Guitar
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards (GS1 & Moog)
Don Grusin : Keyboards (CP-80)
Tetsuo Sakurai : Electric Bass
Nathan East : Electric Bass
Akira Jumbo : Drums
Harvey Mason : Marimba

05 - Kauai

Arranged by Lee Ritenour
Lee Ritenour : Acoustic Guitar
Issei Noro : Fretless Guitar & Acoustic Guitar Solo (Intro) 
Don Grusin : Keyboards (OB-xa)
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards (CS-70M)
Nathan East : Electric Bass
Akira Jumbo : Drums
Harvey Mason : Marimba

06 - Chandelier

Arranged by Issei Noro
Issei Noro : Electric Guitar & Percussion
Lee Ritenour : Electric Guitar
Minoru Mukaiya : Keyboards (GS-1 & CS-70M) 
Don Grusin : Keyboards (Rhodes)
Tetsuo Sakurai : Electric Bass & Percussion
Harvey Mason : Drums
Akira Jumbo : Percussion