21/04/2016

Spyro Gyra "Morning Dance" (1979) -Jazz Funk / Smooth Jazz-



Label : Infinity Records / MCA Records


01 - Morning Dance (Jay Beckenstein)
02 - Jubilee (Jeremy Wall)
03 - Rasul (Jeremy Wall)
04 - Song For Lorraine (Jay Beckenstein)
05 - Starburst (Jeremy Wall)
06 - Heliopolis (Jay Beckenstein)
07 - It Doesn't Matter (Chet Catallo)
08 - Little Linda (Jeremy Wall)
09 - End Of Romanticism (Rick Strauss)


Produced by Jay Beckenstein & Richard Calandra for Crosseyed Bear Productions, Inc.
Assistant Producer : Jeremy Wall
Produced for Amherst Records
Recorded at Secret Sound Studio, New York, N.Y.
Recording Engineers : Jack Malken & Michael Barry
Assistant Engineers : Candice Munson, Darroll Gustamachio & Jason Corsaro
Also Recorded at P.C.I. Recording Studio, Rochester, N.Y.
Recording Engineers : Lawrence Swist & Mick Guzauski,
Also Recorded at House of Music, West Orange, N.J.
Recording Engineer : Charlie Conrad
Also Recorded at Trackmaster Studio, Buffalo, N.Y.
Recording Engineer : Lawrence Swist
Mixed & Edited at Secret Sound Studio, New York, N.Y.
Mixing Engineers : Jack Malken & Michael Barry
Editing : Rick Rowe


01 - Morning Dance

Jay Beckenstein : Alto Sax
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano
John Tropea : Electric Guitar & Acoustic Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Ted Reinhardt : Drums
Rubens Bassini : Congas & Percussion
David Samuels : Marimba & Steel Drum

02 - Jubilee

Jay Beckenstein : Alto Sax
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano & Synthesizers
John Tropea : Electric Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Steve Jordan : Drums
Rubens Bassini : Congas & Percussion
Randy Brecker : Trumpet Solo
David Samuels : Marimba

03 - Rasul

Jay Beckenstein : Soprano & Tenor Sax
Jeremy Wall : Acoustic Piano & Electric Piano
Rick Strauss : Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Ted Reinhardt : Drums
Jon Clark : French Horn

04 - Song for Lorraine

Jay Beckenstein : Soprano Saxes
Tom Schuman : Electric & Acoustic Pianos
Chet Catallo : Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Congas, Bongos, & Percussion
Suzanne Ciani : Synthesizers
Lani Groves, Diva Gray & Gordon Grody : Vocalists

05 - Starburst

Jay Beckenstein : Tenor Sax (Intro)
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano & Synthesizers
John Tropea : Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Steve Jordan : Drums
Rubens Bassini : Congas, Timbales & Percussion
Michael Brecker : Tenor Sax Solo

06 - Heliopolis

Jay Beckenstein : Alto Sax, Boobams & Percussion
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano & Synthesizers
John Tropea : Guitar
Will Lee : Bass
Steve Jordan : Drums
Rubens Bassini : Congas, Timbales & Percussion
David Samuels : Marimba
Tom Schuman : Rhodes Solo

07 - It Doesn’t Matter

Jay Beckenstein : Soprano Saxes
Tom Schuman : Electric & Acoustic Pianos
Chet Catallo : Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Suzanne Ciani : Synthesizer
Jeremy Wall : Synthesizer
Gerardo Velez : Congas
Lani Groves, Diva Gray & Gordon Grody : Vocalists

08 - Little Linda

Jay Beckenstein : Alto Sax
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano, Acoustic Piano & Percussion
Rick Strauss : Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Ted Reinhardt : Drums
Rubens Bassini : Bongos & Percussion
David Samuels : Vibraphone

09 - End Of Romanticism

Jay Beckenstein : Soprano Sax
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano
Rick Strauss : Electric & 12 String Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Ted Reinhardt : Drums
David Samuels : Marimba
Tom Schuman : Synthesizer Solos
Jon Clark : French Horn


Horn Section :
Jay Beckenstein : Alto Sax
Michael Brecker : Tenor Sax
Randy Brecker : Trumpet
Tom Malone : Trombone
Lew Delgatto : Flutes
Horns Arranged & Conducted by Jeremy Wall except "Heliopolis" by Jay Beckenstein
Strings :
Harry Lookofsky : Violin (Concertmaster)
Matthew Raimondi, Harry Cykman & Charles Libove : Violin
Alfred Brown : Viola
Charles McCracken : Cello
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Jeremy Wall
Synthesizer Programming : Larry Fast