21/04/2016

Spyro Gyra "Catching The Sun" (1980) -Smooth Jazz / Jazz Fusion-



Label : MCA Records


01 - Catching The Sun (Jay Beckenstein)
02 - Cockatoo (Jay Beckenstein, Tom Schuman, Eli Konikoff, Chet Catallo, Jim Kurzdorfer & Gerardo velez)
03 - Autumn Of Our Love (Jeremy Wall)
04 - Laser Material (Tom Schuman)
05 - Percolator (Jay Beckenstein)
06 - Philly (Jim Kurzdorfer)
07 - Lovin' You (Chet Catallo)
08 - Here Again (Jay Beckenstein)
09 - Safari (Jeremy Wall)


Produced by Jay Beckenstein & Richard Calandra of Crosseyed Bear Productions for Amherst Records
Assistant Producer : Jeremy Wall
Recorded at Secret Sound Studio, New York, NY
Mixed at Secret Sound Studio, New York, NY
Engineers : Michael Barry & Jack Malken
Assistant Engineer : Jason Corsaro
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at MasterDisk, New York City


01 - Catching The Sun

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones & Fender Rhodes
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers
Chet Catallo : Electric Guitar Solos
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Jeremy Wall : Synthesizers & Effects
John Tropea : Electric Rythm Guitar
Hiram Bullock : Acoustic & Electric Guitar
David Samuels : Marimba & Steel Drums
Rubens Bassini : Congas & Percussion
Randy Brecker : Trumpet Solo

02 - Cockatoo

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones & Percussion
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizer Solos
Chet Catallo : Rhythm Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Percussion & Bongos
Jeremy Wall : Percussion
Richard Calandra : Percussion
Randy Brecker : Trumpet Solo

03 - Autumn of Our Love

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes
Chet Catallo : Electric Rhythm Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Jeremy Wall : Synthesizers
John Tropea : Acoustic Guitar & Guitar Solo
Rubens Bassini : Congas

04 - Laser Material

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes, Synthesizers & Effects
Chet Catallo : Rhythm Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Richard Calandra : Tambourine
John Tropea : Rhythm Guitar & Guitar Solo
David Samuels : Marimba
Steve Nathan : Clavinet
Randy Brecker : Trumpet Solo

05 - Percolator

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizers
Chet Catallo : Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Hiram Bullock : Rhythm & Lead Guitars
David Samuels : Marimba & Vibraphones
Rubens Bassini : Percussion

06 - Philly

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes, Acoustic Piano & Synthesizer
Chet Catallo : Guitar Solo
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
John Tropea : Rhythm Guitar
Rubens Bassini : Congas
Barry Rogers : Trombone

07 - Lovin’ You (Interlude)/Lovin’ You (For Christine)

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones & Synthesizer
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizer Solo
Chet Catallo : Guitars
Will Lee : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Jeremy Wall : String Synthesizer
Rubens Bassini : Percussion

08 - Here Again

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes & Acoustic Piano
Chet Catallo : Electric Guitars
Jim Kurzdorder : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Bongos & Percussion
Jeremy Wall : Synthesizer
John Tropea : Acoustic Guitar
David Samuels : Vibraphone
Rubens Bassini : Congas & Percussion

09 - Safari

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Fender Rhodes & Synthesizer Solo
Will Lee : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Jeremy Wall : Synthesizers
Hiram Bullock : Guitars
David Samuels : Marimba & Vibraphone
Rubens Bassini : Congas & Percussion
Barry Rogers : Trombone


Horn Section :
Jay Beckenstein : Alto Saxophone
Bob Malach : Tenor Saxophone
Randy Brecker : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Tom Malone : Trombone
Horn Section Arranged by Jeremy Wall with Assistance from Jay Beckenstein
String Section :
Harry Lookofsky : Concertmaster, 1st Violin
Peter Dimitriades, Lewis Eley, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi & Richard Sortomme : Violin
Jesse Levy, Charles McCracken & Alan Schulman : Cello
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Jeremy Wall
Synthesizer Programming by Jeremy Wall, Tom Schuman & Steve Nathan