22/04/2016

Spyro Gyra "Carnaval" (1980) -Jazz Rock / Smooth Jazz-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Cafe Amore (Chet Catallo)
02 - Dizzy (Tom Schuman & Eli Konikoff)
03 - Awakening (Jeremy Wall)
04 - Cachaça (Jay Beckenstein)
05 - Foxtrot (Jay Beckenstein)
06 - Sweet And Savvy (Tom Schuman)
07 - Bittersweet (Jay Beckenstein)
08 - Carnaval (Jeremy Wall)


Produced by Jay Beckenstein & Richard Calandra of Crosseyed Bear Productions for Amherst Records
Assistant Producer : Jeremy Wall
Recorded & Mixed at Secret Sound Studio, New York, NY
Engineers : Michael Barry & Jack Malken
Assistant Engineer : Chris Howard
Additional Recording : Power Station, New York, NY
Engineer : Neil Dorfsman
Assistant Engineers : Jason Corsaro & Lucy Leslie
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Master Disc, New York, NY


01 - Cafe Amore

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Tom Schuman
Guitars : Chet Catallo
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Eli Konikoff
Percussion : Crusher Bennett
Trumpet : Randy Brecker
Marimba : David Samuels
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey
Flute : Michael Brecker

02 - Dizzy

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Tom Schuman
Guitars : Chet Catallo & Hiram Bullock
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Eli Konikoff
Percussion : Gerardo Velez & Crusher Bennett
Trumpet : Randy Brecker
Marimba : David Samuels
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey
Cello : David Darling
Guitar Solo : Hiram Bullock

03 - Awakening

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Jeremy Wall
Guitars : Chet Catallo & John Tropea
Bass : Jim Kurzdorfer
Drums : Eli Konikoff
Percussion : Gerardo Velez & Richard Calandra
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey
Cello : David Darling

04 - Cashaça

Saxophone & Acoustic Piano : Jay Beckenstein
All Other Keyboards : Tom Schuman
Guitars : Chet Catallo & John Tropea
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Steve Jordan
Percussion : Gerardo Velez,  Crusher Bennett & Steve Kroon
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey
Guitar Solo : John Tropea

05 - Foxtrot

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Tom Schuman
Guitars : Chet Catallo & John Tropea
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Eli Konikoff
Percussion : Gerardo Velez
Trumpet : Randy Brecker
Vibraphone : David Samuels
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey

06 - Sweet and Savvy

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Tom Schuman
Guitars : Chet Catallo & John Tropea
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Eli Konikoff
Percussion : Gerardo Velez & Crusher Bennett
Marimba : David Samuels
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey

07 - Bittersweet

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Tom Schuman
Guitars : Chet Catallo & John Tropea
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Eli Konikoff
Percussion : Crusher Bennet
Vibraphone : David Samuels
Guitar Solo : John Tropea
Polyphonic Synthesizer : Rob Mounsey

08 - Carnaval

Saxophone : Jay Beckenstein
Keyboards : Jeremy Wall
Guitar : Hiram Bullock
Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Steve Jordan
Bongos : Crusher Bennett
Percussion : Steve Kroon & Gerardo Velez
Trumpet : Randy Brecker
Marimba : David Samuels


Horn Section
Jay Beckenstein : Alto Sax
Michael Brecker : Tenor Sax
Randy Brecker : Trumpet
Tom Malone : Trombone

String Section
Harry Lookofsky : Concertmaster
Matthew Rairnondi, Harold Kohon, Sanford Atten, Peter Dimitriades, Richard Sortomme, Guy Lumia, Lamar Alsop, Jesse Levy & Jonathan Abramowitz
Horns & Strings Arranged And Conducted by Jeremy Wall except "Sweet And Savvy" Intro by Tom Schuman