18/03/2017

Chaka Khan "Chaka Khan" (1982) -Westcoast Funk-



Label : Warner Bros. Records


01 - Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler & Jane Lumibao)
02 - Slow Dancin' (Loz Netto)
03 - Best In The West (Dominic Bugatti & Frank Musker)
04 - Got To Be There (Elliot Willensky)
05 - Be Bop Medley : Hot House/East Of Suez (Come On Sailor)/Epistrophy (I Wanna Play)/Yardbird Suite/Con Alma/Giant Steps (Tad Darneron) / (Lou Stein) / (Thelonious Sphere Monk) / Charlie Parker) / (Dizzie Gillespie) / (John Coltrane)
06 - Twisted (Colin Campsie & George McFarlane)
07 - So Not To Worry (Mark McMillan)
08 - Pass It On (A Sure Thing) (Pasa Lo Esta Seguro) (Lalomie Washburn & Tony Maiden)


Produced by Arif Mardin
Recorded & Mixed by Lew Hahn
Assistant Engineer : Michael O'Reilly
Recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York
Engineers for Additional Recording : Michael O'Reilly, Bobby Warner & Bill Dooley
Assisted by Dan Nash & Julie Last
Additional Recording done at Istanbul Studyosu, Istanbul, Turkey
Recording Engineer : Ihsan Apca


01 - Tearin' It Up

Steve Ferrone : Drums & Hand Claps
Lenny Underwood : Electric Piano
Paul Jackson Jr. : Electric Guitar
Sammy Figueroa : Percussion
Robbie Buchanan : Moog Bass Synthesizer, Prophet & Jupiter Synthesizers
Chaka Khan : Background vocals
Hamish Stuart : Vocals & Libs
Alvin Fields : Low Voice
Michael Brecker : Alto Sax Solo
Horns Arranged by Randy Brecker
Rhythm Arranged by Arif Mardin
Bass Part Created by Robbie Buchanan

02 - Slow Dancin'

Chaka Khan & Rick James : Vocals
Steve Ferrone : Drums
Paul Jackson Jr. & Hiram Bullock : Guitars
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Will Lee : Bass
Rhythm Arranged by Robbie Buchanan & Arif Mardin
Horns Arranged by Danny Lemelle

03 - Best In The West

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Bass Synthesizer & All Keyboards
Bob Christianson : Additional OBX Synthesizer
Sammy Figueroa : Percussion
Kenny Kossek : Fiddle
Eric Weissberg : Steel Guitar & Jew's Harp
Robert Bonfiglio : Harmonica
Chaka Khan : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Robbie Buchanan

04 - Got To Be There

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Will Lee : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Bass Synthesizer & All Keyboards
Bob Christianson : Additional OBX Synthesizer
Sammy Figueroa : Percussion
Kenny Kossek : Fiddle
Eric Weissberg : Steel Guitar & Jew's Harp
Robert Bonfiglio : Harmonica
Chaka Khan : Background vocals
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Robbie Buchanan

05 - Be Bop Medley : Hot House/East Of Suez (Come On Sailor)/Epistrophy (I Wanna Play)/Yardbird Suite/Con Alma/Giant Steps

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Will Lee : Bass
Hiram Bullock : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Electric Piano & All Synthesizers
Bob Christianson : Vocoder & Additional Synthesizers on "Con Alma"
Eric Weissberg : Sitar
Seyhun Celik : Darbuka on "East Of Suez"
Joe Henderson : Tenor Sax
Arranged by Arif Mardin
All Vocals by Chaka Khan
Vocal Arrangement by Chaka Khan & Arif Mardin
Special Lyrics by Chaka Khan

06 - Twisted

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Will Lee : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Electric Piano & All Synthesizers
Ray Gomez : Lead Guitar
Hiram Bullock : Rhythm Guitar
Chaka Khan : Background vocals
Rhythm Arrangement by Robbie Buchanan

07 - So Not To Worry

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Anthony Jackson : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Piano & Synthesizers
Paul Jackson Jr. & Hiram Bullock : Electric Guitars
Dave Tofani : Alto Sax Solo
Chaka Khan, Hamish Stuart & Will Lee : Background vocals
Rhythm Arranged by Robbie Buchanan

08 - Pass It On (A Sure Thing) (Pasa Lo Esta Seguro)

Steve Ferrone : Drums
Will Lee : Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Piano & Synthesizers
Hiram Bullock : Guitar
Mark Stevens : Tube Voice
Chaka Khan : Background vocals

Additional Musicians :
Gene Orloff : Concertmaster
M. Wright, H. Kohon, H. Lookofsky, J. Malin, F. Buldrini, L. Montesi, R. Young, A. Brown, J. Barber, M. Takayama, R. Bock, F. Zlotkin, J. Abramowitz, C. Powell, B. Eiselle, L. Payne, K. Scott, Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, Barry Rogers, Lawrence Feldman, Dave Tofani, Lew Delgatto, A. Ralph, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, T. Barney, R. Chew & Pete Cannarozzi