28/05/2020

Spyro Gyra "Collection" (1991) -Smooth Jazz-



Label : GRP Records


Drapeau des États-Unis 01 - You Can Count On Me° (Tom Schuman)
02 - What Exit (Julio Fernandez)
03 - Nu Sungo (Manolo Badrena)
04 - The Unknown Soldier (Jay Beckenstein)
05 - Morning Dance* (Jay Beckenstein)
06 - Old San Juan* (Jay Beckenstein)
07 - Shakedown*  (Jeremy Wall)
08 - Mallet Ballet*  (Jeremy Wall)
09 - Catching The Sun* (Jay Beckenstein)
10 - Para Ti Latino (Oscar Cartaya)
11 - Incognito* (Tom Schuman)
12 - Harbor Lights* (Jay Beckenstein)
13 - Limelight (Dave Samuels)
14 - Breakout* (Jeremy Wall)


Produced by Jay Beckenstein
°Previously Unreleased Track
*Original Recordings Produced by Jay Beckenstein & Richard Calandra


01 - You Can Count On Me

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone, Wind Synthesizer
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Julio Fernandez : Guitars
Oscar Cartaya : Bass
Joel Rosenblatt : Drums
Marc Quinones : Percussion
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist

02 - What Exit

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Julio Fernandez : Guitars
Oscar Cartaya Bass
Joel Rosenblatt : Drums
Marc Quinones : Percussion
No Sweat Horns :
Barry Danielian : Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Horn Section Arrangement
Randy Andos : Trombone
Scott Kreitzer : Tenor Saxophone
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist

03 - Nu Sungo

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophones
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Julio Fernandez : Guitars
Richie Morales : Drums
Roberto Vally : Bass
Manolo Badrena : Percussion
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist
Originally Released June 1987 on "STORIES WITHOUT WORDS"

04 - The Unknown Soldier

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba, Timpani
Richie Morales : Drums
Oscar Cartaya Bass
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist
Originally Released June 1989 on "Point Of View"

05 - Morning Dance

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Jeremy Wall : Electric Piano
Dave Samuels : Marimba, Steel Drums
John Tropea : Guitars
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Ted Reinhardt : Drums
Rubens Bassini : Percussion
Recorded at PCI Studios, Rochester, NY
Engineers : Larry Swist, Mick Guzauski
Additional Recording at House of Music, West Orange, NJ
Engineer : Charlie Conrad
Mixed at Secret Sound Studios, New York, NY
Engineers : Jack Malken, Michael Berry
Originally Released March 1979 on "MORNING DANCE"

06 - Old San Juan

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone, Whistle, Percussion
Tom Schuman : Synthesizers
Dave Samuels : Marimba
Jorge Dalto : Piano
Rob Mounsey : Synthesizers
Steve Love : Guitars
Marcus Miller : Bass
Steve Gadd : Drums
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Manolo Badrena : Percussion
Horn Section :
Jerry Hey : Horn Arrangement, Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tom Scott : Saxophone, Flute
Larry Williams : Saxophone, Flute
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone
Recorded at Secret Sound Studios, New York, NY
Additional Recording at Oceanway Studios, Hollywood, CA
Engineer : Michael Barry
Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineers : Michael Barry & Larry Swist
Originally Released October 1982 on "INCOGNITO"

07 - Shakedown

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Julio Fernandez : Guitars
Richie Morales : Drums
Kim Stone : Bass
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist
Originally Released June 1985 on "ALTERNATING CURRENTS"

08 - Mallet Ballet

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Chet Catallo : Guitar
Ed Konikoff Drums
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Recorded From A Live Radio Broadcast, Cincinnati, OH
Engineers : Gary Platt, Rich Calandra
Originally Released July 1979 on a Promo-Only EP "SPYRO GYRA LIVE"

09 - Catching The Sun

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Electric Piano, Synthesizers
Dave Samuels : Marimba, Steel Drums
Jeremy Walls : Synthesizers
John Tropea : Guitar
Hiram Bullock : Guitar
Ed Konikoff : Drums
Jim Kurzdorfer : Bass
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Rubens Bassini : Percussion
Randy Brecker : Trumpet
Recorded & Mixed at Secret Sound Studios, New York, NY
Engineers : Michael Barry & Jack Malken
Originally Released February 1980 on "CATCHING THE SUN"

10 - Para Ti Latino

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Jay Azzolina : Guitar
Richie Morales : Drums
Oscar Cartaya : Bass
Marc Quinones : Percussion
No Sweat Horns :
Barry Danielian : Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Horn Section Arrangements
Randy Andos : Trombone
Scott Kreitzer : Tenor Saxophone
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist
Originally Released May 1990 on "FAST FORWARD"

11 - Incognito

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Marimba
Steve Love : Guitars
Hiram Bullock : Guitars
Rob Mounsey : Synthesizers, Vocoder
Marcus Miller : Bass
Steve Gadd : Drums
Manolo Badrena : Percussion
Recorded at Secret Sound Studios, New York, NY
Engineer : Michael Barry
Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineers : Michael Barry, Larry Swist
Originally Released October 1982 on "INCOGNITO"

12 - Harbor Lights

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Eli Konikoff : Drums
Kim Stone : Bass
Chet Catallo : Guitar
Gerardo Velez : Percussion
Recorded in Concert in Orlando, FL
Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Michael Barry
Originally Released June 1984 on "ACCESS ALL AREAS"

13 - Limelight

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Julio Fernandez : Guitars
Richie Morales : Drums
Oscar Cartaya : Bass
Recorded at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist
Originally Released June 1988 on "RITES OF SUMMER"

14 - Breakout

Jay Beckenstein : Saxophone
Tom Schuman : Keyboards
Dave Samuels : Vibes, Marimba
Julio Fernandez : Guitars
Richie Morales : Drums
Kim Stone : Bass
Manolo Badrena : Percussion
Recorded & Mixed at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY
Engineer : Larry Swist
Originally Released June 1986 on "BREAKOUT"