27/03/2016

George Duke "Brazilian Fusion" (2013) -Jazz Fusion / Jazz Funk / Smooth Jazz / Soul Jazz-



Label : Wounded Bird Records (WOU 7001)


01 - Omi (Fresh Water) (George Duke)
02 - Diamonds (George Duke)
03 - Yeah, We Going (George Duke)
04 - The Way I Feel (George Duke)
05 - The Future (George Duke)
06 - Sunrise (George Duke)
07 - Festival (Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler)
08 - Straight From The Heart (George Duke)
09 - Corine (George Duke)
10 - Someday (George Duke)
11 - Positive Energy (George Duke)
12 - Let Your Love Shine (George Duke)
13 - Thinking Of You (George Duke)
14 - Your Life (George Duke)
15 - Ipanema Lady (George Duke)
16 - A Melody (George Duke)


All Tracks Produced by George Duke 
Compilation by Terry Wachsmuth
Tracks 01 & 02 Originally Released 1977 on "Reach For It", Epic Records (JE-34883)
Tracks 03, 04 & 05 Originally Released 1979 on "Don't Let Go", Epic Records (JE-35366)
Tracks 06, 07, 08 & 09 Originally Releases 1979 on "Follow The Rainbow", Epic Records (JE-35701)
Tracks 10, 11 & 12 Originally Released 1983 on "Dream On", Epic Records (EK 37532)
Tracks 13, 14 & 15 Originally Realeased 1984 on "Rendezvous", Epic Records (EK-39262)
Track 16 Originally Released 2010 on "Déjà Vu", BMP Records



Tracks 01 & 02
George Duke : Keyboards & Vocal
Charles 'Icarus" Johnson : Guitar
Byron Miller : Bass
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums, Roto-Toms & Timbales
Manolo Badrena : Conga, Bongos & Miscellaneous Percussion
Deborah Thomas, Dee Henrichs & Sybil Thomas : Background vocals

Tracks 03, 04 & 05
George Duke : Keyboards & Vocal
Charles 'Icarus" Johnson : Guitar
Byron Miller : Bass
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums & Timbales
Sheila Escovedo : Congas, Percussion & Vocal
Josie James & Napoleon M. Brock : Background vocals

Tracks 06, 07, 08 & 09
George Duke : Fender Rhodes, Yamaha Electric Piano, Hohner Clavinet, D-6 Arp Odyssey, Mini-Moog, Oberheim Synthesizer, Prophet Synthesizer, Funkosizers, Crumer Strings, 9 Foot Yamaha Grand Piano & Vocal
Jerry Hey : Flugelhorn
Larry Williams : Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone & Flute
Eric Culver : Trombone
Kevin Dugan : Bass, Guitar & Duckey Stick Bodyguard
Charles 'Icarus" Johnson : Guitar
Byron Miller : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Sheila Escovedo : Percussion & Vocal
Josie James, Napoleon M. Brock & Lynn Davis : Background vocals

Track 10
George Duke : Fender Rhodes, Prophet, Acoustic Piano, All Vocals & Mini Moog
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums

Track 11
George Duke : Vocals, Fender Rhodes, Acoustic Piano, Castlebar Clavinet, Prophet & Arpstring Ensemble
Byron Miller : Bass
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums
Michael Sembello : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Jerry Hey : Trumpet
Gary Grant : Trumpet
Gary Herbig : Saxophone
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone

Track 12
George Duke : Vocals, Fender Rhodes & Prophet
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Charles Veal Jr. : Concertmaster

Track 13
George Duke : Rhodes, Prophet V & Mini Moog 
Byron Miller : Bass
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

Track 14
George Duke : All Vocals & Acoustic Piano
Byron Miller : Bass
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Michael Sembello : Guitar

Track 15
George Duke : Rhodes, Melodium, Prophet V & Korg Poly Six
Byron Miller : Bass
John 'JR' Robinson : Drums
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : All Percussion
Brazilian Chorus : George Duke, Octavio R. Bailly Jr., Paulinho Da Costa, Bonnie Bowden, Cruz Baca Sembello, Michael Sembello, Regina Werneck, Carol Rogers, Oscar Castro-Neves & Lucia B. Newell

Track 16
George Duke : Vocals, Piano, Voyager Synth Solo, Stylus RMX Percussion, Scarbee Rhodes & Garritan Strings
Michael Manson : Bass
Ronald Bruner Jr. : Drums
Paul Jackson Jr. : Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Terry Dexter, Lynn Fiddmont, Lamont Van Hook & Shannon Pearson : Vocals