23/10/2011

Hiroshima "L.A." (1994)


 Label : Qwest Records


01 - Voices (Dan Kuramoto & June Kuramoto)
02 - One Fine Day (Dan Kuramoto & Kimo Cornwell)
03 - Love & Understanding (Dan Kuramoto)
04 - Only Love (Dan Kuramoto, Kimo Cornwell & Teri Koide)
05 - Bop-Hop (Dan Kuramoto)
06 - Once Before I Sleep (Dan Kuramoto)
07 - Native Soul (Dan Kuramoto)
08 - Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor)
09 - Live Together (Dan Kuramoto & Kimo Cornwell)
10 - One World (Dan Kuramoto)


Produced by Dan Kuramoto, except
"Once Before I Sleep" by Dan Kramoto & June Kuramoto
"Native Soul" by Dan Kramoto & Kimo Cornwell
"Once Before I Sleep" Strings Arrangement by Kimo Cornwell
Hiroshima Production Staff : John "Wang" Chung- Road Manager; Jeff "Raz" Rasmussen, John "Roscoe" Protzko & Kevin "Super" O'Connor
Recorded by Dave "The Blade" Knight
Additional Recording by Mr. Moto, Mike Piersante & Brian Soucy
2nd Engineers : Mike Piersante Brian Soucy, John Paterno & Bill Winnett
Recorded at Tofuville, Sunset Sound Factory, Hollywood; Sunset Sound Recording, Hollywood, O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank & 29th Street Studio
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight", "Once Before I Sleep" & "Native Soul" Mixed by Don Murray, Assisted by Mike Kloster at Sunset Sound Recording
"One Fine Day", "Voices", "One World", "Live Together", "Only Love", "Love & Understanding" & "Bop-Hop" Mixed by Alan Meyerson, Assisted by Brett Swain & Richard Landers at O'Henry Sound Studios
Production Coordinator : John F. Chung


Hiroshima : 

Dan Kuramoto : Keyboards, Synthesizers, Programming, Saxophones, Flutes, Shakuhachi & Vocals
June Okida Kuramoto : Koto & Vocals
Johnny Mori : Taiko & Percussion
Danny Yamamoto : Drums, Taiko, Percussion & Programming
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards, Synthesizers, Programming & Vocals
Dean Cortez : Bass & Vocals
Teri Koide : Lead vocals


01 - Voices

Dan Kuramoto : Flute, Keyboards & Synthesizers
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Synthesizers
Danny Yamamoto : Drums & Drum Programming
Johnny Mori : Taiko
Dean Cortez : Bass
Charles "Icarus" Johnson : Guitar
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion

02 - One Fine Day

Teri Koide & Terry Steele : Lead vocals
Dan Kuramoto : Soprano Saxophone
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards, Synthesizers & B-3
Dean Cortez : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
Fred Schreuders : Guitar
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion
Alex Brown, Jim Gilstrap & Bridgette Bryant : Background vocals

03 - Love & Understanding

Dan Kuramoto : Soprano Saxophone, Keyboards, Synthesizers & Drum Programming
June Kuramoto : Koto
Fred Schreuders : Guitar
Teri Koide : Lead vocals
Johnny Mori : Taiko
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion

04 - Only Love

Teri Koide : Lead vocals
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Danny Yamamoto : Drums
Dean Cortez : Bass
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion
Charles "Icarus" Johnson : Guitar
Alex Brown, Jim Gilstrap & Bridgette Bryant : Background vocals

05 - Bop-Hop

Dan Kuramoto : Keyboards & Synthesizers
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Acoustic Piano Solo
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion

06 - Once Before I Sleep

Dan Kuramoto : Acoustic Piano & Synthesizers
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Johnny Mori : Taiko
Carlos Vega : Drums

07 - Native Soul

Dan Kuramoto : Tenor Saxophone
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards, Synthesizers & Acoustic Piano
Danny Yamamoto : Drums
Johnny Mori : Taiko
Dean Cortez : Bass
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion

08 - Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight

Teri Koide : Lead & Background vocals
Dan Kuramoto : Tenor Saxophone
June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards, Synthesizers & B-3
Dean Cortez : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
Richie Gajate Garcia : Percussion
Alex Brown : Background vocals

09 - Live Together

June Kuramoto : Koto
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards, Synthesizers & Acoustic Piano
Alex Brown, Jim Gilstrap & Bridgette Bryant : Background vocals

10 - One World

Dan Kuramoto : Flute, Shakuhachi, Keyboards, Synthesizers & Vocals
June Kuramoto : Koto & Vocals
Danny Yamamoto : Drums, Percussion, Taiko & Vocals
Johnny Mori : Taiko, Percussion & Vocals
Dean Cortez : Bass
Charles "Icarus" Johnson : Guitar

White Horse "White Horse" (1977)


 Label : Capitol Records


01 - It Doesnt Take Much (Billy Nicholls)
02 - Give It Up (Billy Nicholls)
03 - Over And Done (Jon Lind & Kenny Altman)
04 - Love In A Mist (Billy Nicholls)
05 - Lost And In Trouble (Kenny Altman)
06 - Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try) (Billy Nicholls)
07 - Through Thick And Thin (Jon Lind & Fred Tackett)
08 - Without Your Love (Billy Nicholls)
09 - Everloving Arms (Billy Nicholls)
10 - Take Me Back (Kenny Altman)


Produced by White Horse
Recording Engineers :
Gary Starr at The Village Recorders
Ron Marlo At Devonshire Sound
Peter Granet & George Massenburg at Wally Heider Recording
Mixing Engineer : Peter Granet at Wally Heider Recording


White Horse :

Jon Lind : Acoustic Guitar & Vocals
Billy Nicholls : Piano, Acoustic Guitar & Vocals
Kenny Altman : Bass, Acoustic Guitar & Vocals


01 - It Doesn't Take Much

Billy Nicholls : Piano & Lead vocals
Jon Lind : Lead vocals
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Kenny Altman : Bass
Paul Barrere : Electric Guitar
Bill Payne : Mini Moog
Joe Porcaro : Percussion

02 - Give It Up 

Billy Nicholls : Piano & Lead vocals
Gary Mallaber : Drums
Bob Glaub : Bass
Caleb Quaye : Electric Guitar
Bill Payne : Organ & Oberheim

03 - Over And Done With

Jon Lind : Lead vocals
Russ Kunkel : Drums
Bob Glaub : Bass
Caleb Quaye : Lead Guitar
Fred Tackett : Electric Guitar
Bill Payne : Organ

04 - Love In A Mist

Billy Nicholls : Piano & Lead vocals
Chuck Domanico : Acoustic Bass
Bill Payne : Oberheim

05 - Lost And In Trouble

Kenny Altman : Bass, Acoustic Guitar & Lead vocals
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Reggie Knighton : Electric Guitar
Fred Tackett : Electric Guitar
Bill Payne : Organ & Oberheim

06 - Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try)

Billy Nicholls : Piano & Lead vocals
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Russ Kunkel : Drums
Bob Glaub : Bass
Fred Tackett : Acoustic Guitar
Doug Livingston : Pedal Steel Guitar
Bill Payne : Fender Rhodes & Oberheim

07 - Through Thick And Thin

Jon Lind : Lead vocals & Lead Acoustic Guitar
Russ Kunkel : Drums
Chuck Domanico : Acoustic Bass
Billy Nicholls : Acoustic Guitar
Milt Holland : Percussion

08 - Without Your Love

Billy Nicholls : Acoustic Guitar & Lead vocals
Bill Payne : Oberheim

09 - Everloving Arms

Billy Nicholls : Acoustic Guitar & Lead vocals
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Kenny Altman : Bass
Jon Lind : Acoustic Guitar
Paul Barrere : Electric Guitar
Caleb Quaye : Electric Guitar
Bill Payne : Piano & Organ

10 - Take Me Back

Kenny Altman : Bass, Acoustic Guitar & Lead vocals 
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Chuck Domanico : Acoustic Bass
Fred Tackett : Acoustic Guitar 
Caleb Quaye : Electric Guitar 
Doug Livingston : Pedal Steel Guitar 
David Paich : Piano

Sandy Farina "All Alone In The Night" (1980)


 Label : MCA Records


01 - All Alone In The Nights (Sandy Farina & Lisa Ratner)
02 - Takin' The Easy Way Out (Sandy Farina)
03 - Telephone (Larry Dawson & Richard Blackmore)
04 - Anytime (Sandy Farina & Lisa Ratner)
05 - Dirty Old Town (Sandy Farina & Lisa Ratner)
06 - Superstar (Sandy Farina & Lisa Ratner)
07 - Walkin' In Sunshine (Kat McCord)
08 - If Only I Could Face The Music (Sandy Farina & Lisa Ratner)
09 - Broken Pieces (Sandy Farina & Lisa Ratner)


Produced by Gary Klein for The Entertainment Company
Executive Producer : Charles Koppelman
Recorded & Mixed by John Mills
Album Arranged by Tom Saviano
Except Strings Arranged & Conducted by Nick DeCaro on "If Only I Could Face The Music" & "Broken Pieces"
Vocal Arrangements by Sandy Farina
Recorded at Sound Lab Studios, Inc. Hollywood, California / Assisted by Stewart Whitmore; Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, California / Assisted by Don Henderson & Media Sound Studios, New York City, New York / Assisted by Greg Mann
Mixed at A&M Recording Studios, New York City, New York / Assisted by Peter Louis
Contractor & Musical Coordiantor : Frank DeCaro


Musicians :

Jeff Porcaro, Ed Greene & Rick Shlosser : Drums
Jeff Baxter & Michael Landau : Guitar & Guitar Solo
Steve Lukather, Dan Ferguson, Paul Jackson Jr. & David Wolfert : Guitar
Bob Feldman : Guitar & Pedal Steel
Eric Weissberg & Sal Detroia : Pedal Steel
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
Bill Payne & Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Chuck Findley, Steve Madaio, Ralph Rickert & Judd Miller : Trumpet
Dick "Slyde" Hyde, Doug Wintz, Bob Payne & Phil Teele : Trombone
Tom Saviano : Sax Solos
Peter Reilich & Craig Hundley : Synthesizers
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Glenn Morosohk, Christie Walker, Sal Arico & Sandy Farina : Background vocals

David Williams "Take The Ball And Run" (1983)


 Label : Family Records


01 - When Your Dreams Come True (David Williams, Suzanne Valentien & Nathan East)
02 - Take The Ball And Run (David Williams)
03 - Let It Be You (David Williams)
04 - Teasin' (David Williams, George Johnson & Glenn Samuels)
05 - Look Away (David Williams & David Paich)
06 - I Don't Want To Say Goodbye (David Williams)
07 - Here To Stay (David Williams & Suzanne Valentine)
08 - She's That Lady (David Williams & Don Ferguson)


Produced & Arranged by David Williams
Arrangements : Peter Reilich, Bill Meyers, Jaï Winding & David Williams
Recorded & Mixed at Weddington Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Engineered by Wally Grant
Vocal Engineer : Tom Knox
Assistant Engineer : Mike Ross
Mixing Engineer : Tom Knox & Bill Schnee
Assistant Engineer to Bill Schnee: Dan Garcia & Susan Herson
Mixed by Tom Knox & David Williams
Mastering : Mike Reese & Doug Sax
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA


Musicians :

David Williams : Guitars, Lead & Background vocals
Tito Jackson, Maxine Willard Waters, D.D. Denard, Gloria Kaye, Moon Calhoun, George Johnson, Yolanda Smith & The Children's Choir : Background vocals


01 - When Your Dreams Come True

Arrangements by Bill Meyers
Nathan East : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Bill Meyers : Acoustic Piano & Synthesizers
Dean Grant : Synthesizers

02 - Take The Ball & Run

Freddie Washington : Bass
Rick Marotta & Keith Edwards : Drums
Carlos Vega : Oberheim DMX Drum Machine, Simmon Drum & Cymbals
Lenny Castro : Percussion
James Newton Howard : Yamaha GS1, Yamaha CE20 & Prophet 10

03 - Let It Be You

Arrangements by Jaï Winding & David Williams
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Don Myrick : Saxophone
Jaï Winding : Acoustic Piano

04 - Teasin'

Arrangements by Peter Reilich
George Benson : Bass
Carlos Vega : Linn Drum Machine
Steve Porcaro : Yamaha DX7 & DX9
George Howard : Saxophone Solo

05 - Look Away

Arrangements by Peter Reilich
Joe Lala : Percussion
Peter Reilich : Keyboards

06 - I Don't Want To Say Goodbye

Dean Gant : Moog Bass Synthesizers
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Phoenix Horns (E.W.F.) : Horns
Bill Meyers : Acoustic Piano

07 - Here To Stay

Freddie Washington : Bass
James Newton Howard : Yamaha GS1, Yamaha CE20 & Prophet 10

08 - She's That Lady 

Freddie Washington : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
James Newton Howard : Yamaha GS1, Yamaha CE20 & Prophet 10

The RJ Keen Band "Some Days Are Just So Blue" (1978)


 Label : Abattoir Records / Solid Records (CDSOL-1451)


01 - Lizzie Go Round (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
02 - Worth (S. Browne, Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
03 - Marco Polo (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
04 - Somedays Are Just So Blue (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
05 - Just This Side Of Lonely (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
06 - Lee Mayberry (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
07 - Romeo (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
08 - My Girl (S. Robinson & R. White)
09 - On My Way (Larry Keen & R.J.Pollack)
10 - Wandering Stranger (Malani Bilyeu)


Produced & Arranged by Jack Goga for Kahuku Productions, Inc.
Mixed by Jack Goga & Lewis Mark
Engineered by Lewis Mark
Recorded & Mixed ay Audiotronics, Covina, CA with The Aphex Aural Exciter
Mastered at A&M Records, Hollywood, CA by Bernie Grundman


The RJ Keen Band :

Larry Keen : Acoustic Guitar & Lead vocals
R.J. Pollack : Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin & Background vocals


Musicians :

Bill Cuomo : Keyboards
Harry Robinson : Acoustic Guitar
Harry Robinson & Marty Walsh : Electric Guitar
Dennis Kovarik : Bass Guitar
Henry Newmark : Drums
Johnny Raines : Percussion
Lewis Mark : Harmonica

"Worth" & "Marco Polo" : Strings & Horns Arranged by Jack Goga & Ed Holz
"Some Days Are Just So Blue" : String Ensemble Arranged by Bill Cuomo
"Just This Side Of Lonely" : Horns Arranged by Jeff Rona & Strings Arranged by Ed Holz
"My Girl" & "Romeo" : Strings Arranged by Ed Holz
"On My Way" : Horns Arranged by Jeff Rona & All Special Effects by Harry Robinson

Lance Jyo "Pacific Rendezvous" (2011)


 Label : Dreamwalking Music / Cool Sound (COOL-131)


Disc 1-Mauka

01 - Tantalus 7 p.m. (Lance Jyo & Joerg Alfter)
02 - The Best Is Yet To Come (Lance Jyo, Zanuck Lindsey & Raul Ferrando)
03 - Tropic Paradise (Lance Jyo, Jon Basebase & Jeff Pescetto)
04 - All My Life (Lance Jyo)
05 - Falling (Lance Jyo & Joerg Alfter)
06 - Marina (Lance Jyo, Joerg Alfter & Galen Takushi)
07 - I Need Your Love (Lance Jyo & Jeff Pescetto)
08 - If I Could (Lance Jyo, Joerg Alfter &Darla Pestana)
09 - Crazy About You (Lance Jyo, Hayashi & Jon Basebase)
10 - Forever Love (Lance Jyo & Jon Basebase)

Disc 2-Makai

01 - Cool Sound (Bossa Nova)* (Lance Jyo)
02 - Believe In Me*** (Lance Jyo)
03 - Together As One* (Lance Jyo)
04 - True To You* (Lance Jyo)
05 - I Believe In You* (Lance Jyo)
06 - Only For You** (Lance Jyo)
07 - Lover's Vows* (Lance Jyo)
08 - Forever By Your Side (Lance Jyo)
09 - I'll Be There For You (Lance Jyo)
10 - Finally Found A Home* (Lance Jyo)
11 - Diamond*** (Lance Jyo)


*New Version
**Previously Unreleased
***Remixed



Executive Producer : Lance Jyo & Toshiki Nakada (Cool Sound Inc.)
Produced by Lance Jyo, Raul Ferrando, Jon Basebase, Joerg Alfter


Disc 1-Mauka (Mountain Side)

01 - Tantalus 7 p.m. (Instrumental)

Electric Guitar : Dave Toma
Acoustic Nylon Guitar : Bruce Gaitsch
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Joerg Alfter

02 - The Best Is Yet To Come

Lead & Background vocals : Kazutaka Ishii, Hideaki Fukutomi, Tetsuji Hayashi & Lance Jyo
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Raul Ferrando
Acoustic Guitars : Bruce Gaitsch
Guitar Solo : Jay Graydon 

03 - Tropic Paradise

Lead vocals : Galen Takushi
Background vocals : Dave Toma
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Joerg Alfter & David Kauahikaua
Saxophone : Todd Yukumuto

04 - All My Life

Lead & Background vocals : Maurice Bega
Background vocals : Cheri Nakamura
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Raul Ferrando
Saxophone : Todd Yukumuto

05 - Falling

Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Joerg Alfter
Saxophone : Todd Yukumuto
Vocals : Sunway Chong

06 - Marina

Lead vocals : Galen Takushi
Background vocals : Cheri Nakamura & Lance Jyo
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Joerg Alfter
Additional Programming : Raul Ferrando
Guitars Solo : Alan Kaneda

07 - I Need Your Love

Lead & Background vocals : Jeff Pescetto
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Raul Ferrando
Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Ramon Stagnaro

08 - If I Could

Lead & Background vocals : Dara Pestana
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Joerg Alfter

09 - Crazy About You

Lead & Background vocals : Maurice Bega
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Raul Ferrando
Electric Guitars : Ramon Stagnaro

10 - Forever Love

Lead & Background vocals : Michael Ruff
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : Joerg Alfter
Acoustic Nylon Guitars : Bruce Gaitsch

11 - Anna

Lead vocals : Lance Jyo
Keyboards : Jon Basebase
String Programming : David Kauahikaua


Disc 2-Makai (Ocean Side)

01 - Cool Sound

Lead & Background vocals : Zanuck Kapala Lindsey
Acoustic Nylon Guitar : Zanuck Kapala Lindsey
Acoustic Piano : Dan DelNegro
Percussion : Adriano "Adj" Larioza

02 - Believe In Me

Lead vocals : Jon Basebase
Background vocals : Darla Pestana
Acoustic Guitars : Jon Basebase
Acoustic Guitar Solo : Ben Taaca
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : David Kauahikaua

03 - Together As One

Lead & Background vocals : Jonny Kamai
Acoustic Guitars : Jonny Kamai

04 - True To You

Lead vocals : Galen Takushi & Darla Pestana
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : David Kauahikaua
Additional Programming : Raul Ferrando

05 - I Believe In You

Lead vocals : Jon Basebase
Acoustic Guitar : Jon Basebase
String Arrangement : David Kauahikaua

06 - Only For You

Lead vocals : Jon Basebase
Acoustic Piano : Chris Saunders
String Arrangement : David Kauahikaua
Acoustic Guitar Solo : Ben Vegas

07 - Lover's Vows

Lead & Background vocals : Michael Ruff
Acoustic Piano : Michael Ruff
String Arrangement : David Kauahikaua
Acoustic Guitar : Bruce Gaitsch

08 - Forever By Your Side

Lead & Background vocals : Darla Pestana
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : David Kauahikaua
Acoustic Guitar Solo : Jon Basebase

09 - I'll Be There For You

Lead vocals & Acoustic Guitars : Garett Okubo

10 - Finally Found A Home

Lead & Background vocals : Michael Ruff
Acoustic Piano : Michael Ruff
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : David Kauahikaua
Acoustic Guitar : Bruce Gaitsch

11 - Diamond

Lead vocals : Lance Jyo
Rhythm Programming & Keyboards : David Kauahikaua
Percussion : Jon Porlas

22/10/2011

Williams/Friestedt "Williams/Friestedt" (2011)


 Label : LightMellow's Choice_097


01 - Stay With Me (Robert Sall & Peter Friestedt)
02 - Gotta Find It (Stefan Gunnarsson & Brian Hobbs)
03 - Swear Your Love (Peter Friestedt, Robert Säll & Tommy Denander)
04 - Sometimes You Win (Randy Goodrum & Jay Graydon)
05 - Going Home (Peter Friestedt & Janne Peltoniemi)
06 - Where To Touch You (Bill Champlin, Johan Lindberg, Stefan Gunnarsson & Peter Friestedt)
07 - Say Goodbye (Peter Friestedt, Brian Hobbs & Tommy Denander)
08 - One More Night (Peter Friestedt, Brian Hobbs & Tommy Denander)
09 - Water Colors (Peter Friestedt & Stefan Gunnarsson)
10 - Letter To God (Andreas Carlsson & Chris Braide)

Bonus Tracks

11 - One More Night (Unplugged)
12 - Letter To God (Unplugged)
13 - Stay With Me (Instrumental)
14 - Swear Your Love (Instrumental)
15 - Sometimes You Win (Instrumental)
16 - Say Goodbye (Instrumental)


Produced by Peter Friestedt
Co-Producer by Joseph Williams
Executive Producer : Joey Carbone
Mixed by Ronny Lahti at Roxy Recordings/Stockholm
Mastered by Björn Engelman at Cutting Room/Stockholm
"Letter To God" Mastered by Rune Johansen at Lydmuren

Japan Release Project :
Supervisor : Toshikazu Kanazawa (www.Lightmellow.com)
Product Manager : Jun Teramura (Vivid Sound Corporation) & Kosuke Moro (Vivid Sound Corporation)
Remastered at Iroha Studio by Ryota Hayashida


01 - Stay With Me

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Lead & Rhythm Guitar & Keyboards
Lars Säfsund : Background vocals
Johan Granström : Bass
Robert Säll : Piano, Rhythm Guitar & Programming

02 - Gotta Find It

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Bill Champlin : Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Guitars, Keyboards & Fingersnaps
Stefan Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Background vocals

03 - Swear Your Love

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Lars Säfsund : Background vocals
Ingemar Aberg : Keyboards & Additional Rhythm Guitar

04 - Sometimes You Win

Joseph Williams : Lead vocals
Peter Friestedt : Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Randy Goodrum : Piano
Bill Cantos : Background vocals, Keyboards & Bass
Rasmus Kihlberg : Drums

05 - Going Home

Peter Friestedt : Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Janne Peltoniemi : Piano & Keyboards
Ingemar Aberg : Keyboards & Programming

06 - Where To Touch You

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Bill Champlin : Lead & Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Keyboards & Percussion Loop
Stefan Gunnarsson : BG Vocals, Piano, Bass, Programming, Acoustic Guitar & Percussion

07 - Say Goodbye

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Guitars & Keyboards
Lars Säfsund : Background vocals
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Anton Malmberg : Keyboard

08 - One More Night

Joseph Williams : Lead vocals
Peter Friestedt : Lead & Rhythm Guitar, Piano, Keys, Strings & Percussion Loops
Henrik Rongedal : Background vocals
Anders Öjebo : Background vocals
Ingmar Aberg : Keyboards
Tommy Denander : Additional Rhythm Guitar, Bass & Programming
Tobias Marberger : Strings & Percussion
Scandinavian Strings : String Orchestra

09 - Water Colors

Peter Friestedt : Guitars
Hercules Gomez : Piano
Ingemar Aberg : Keyboards & Strings

10 - Letter To God

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Acoustic Guitar
Stefan Gunnarsson : Piano
Ingemar Aberg : Strings & Keyboards

11 - One More Night (Unplugged)

Joseph Williams : Lead vocals
Peter Friestedt : Steel & Nylon String Acoustic Guitars, Piano & Bass
Henrik Rongedal : Background vocals
Rolf Jardemark : Mandolin
Tobias Marberger : Percussion

12 - Letter To God (Unplugged)

Joseph Williams : Lead & Background vocals
Peter Friestedt : Steel & Nylon String Guitars
Ingemar Aberg : Steel String Guitar

Mark McMillen "Keenyo" (2010)

  
 Label : Mark McMillen / LightMellow's Choice


01 - Where Is The Vision (Mark McMillen)
02 - Strut My Stuff (Mark McMillen)
03 - Summer Days (Mark McMillen)
04 - Live And Learn (Mark McMillen)
05 - A Little Prayer (Mark McMillen)
06 - Perfect Days (Mark McMillen)
07 - If It All Goes Down (Mark McMillen)
08 - Got Your Back (Mark McMillen)
09 - All This Transpires (Mark McMillen)
10 - Hey Luv (Mark McMillen)
11 - Think About You All The Time (Mark McMillen)
12 - Closet Space (Mark McMillen & Ann Boreson)

Bonus Tracks

13 - Flirtatious (?)
14 - Wait Til My Tears Have Dried (?)


Produced, Engineered & Programmed by Mark McMillen
All Lead vocals, Keyboards & Arrangements by Mark McMillen
Drums on "Strut My Stuff" & "Got Your Back" Engineered by Fernando Cavazos
Drums for Danny Gottlieb
Engineered by Michael Vail Blum
Mixed by Mark McMillen & Woody Woodruff
Mastered by Bernie Brecker & Dale Becker at Bernie Becker Mastering, Pasadena, CA


01 - Where Is The Vision

Guitar : Carlyle Barriteau
Bass : Roberto Vally
Drums : Gary Ferguson
Trumpet : Paul Mazzio
Saxes : Patrick Lamb
Background vocals : Jean McClain & Haley McMillen

02 - Strut My Stuff

Guitar : Allen Hinds
Bass : Roberto Vally
Drums : Christian Poezach
Trumpet : Paul Mazzio
Saxes : Patrick Lamb
Background vocals : Haley McMillen

03 - Summer Days

Guitar : Chris Malley
Drums : Danny Gotlieb
Background vocals : Haley McMillen

04 - Live And Learn

Drums : Danny Gotlieb
Saxes : Patrick Lamb
Background vocals : Haley McMillen 

05 - A Little Prayer

Keyboards & Vocals : Mark McMillen
Drums : Danny Gotlieb

06 - Perfect Days

Bass : Chris Engleman
Drums : Danny Gotlieb
Percussion : Rogerio Jardim
Background vocals : Jean McClain, Haley McMillen & Rogerio Jardim 

07 - If It All Goes Down

Guitar : Holger Fath
Bass : Roberto Vally
Drums : Gary Ferguson 
Trumpet : Paul Mazzio
Saxes : Patrick Lamb
Background vocals : Jean McClain & Haley McMillen

08 - Got Your Back

Guitar : Allen Hinds
Bass : Roberto Vally
Drums : Christian Poezach

09 - All This Transpires

Guitar : Allen Hinds
Drums : Danny Gotlieb

10 - Hey Luv

Keyboards, Vocals & Programming : Mark McMillen

11 - Think About You All The Time

Keyboards, Vocals & Programming : Mark McMillen

12 - Closet Space

Guitar : Carlyle Barriteau
Bass : Roberto Vally
Drums : Gary Ferguson
Percussion : Peter Musante


Harvey Mason "Funk In A Mason Jar" (1977)


Label : Arista / SoulMusic.com Records


01 - Pack Up Your Bags (Art Wilson, Harvey Mason & Skip Scarborough)
02 - Till You Take My Love (David Foster & Harvey Mason)
03 - Space Cadets (Dave Grusin, Harvey Mason, Louis Johnson & Ray Parker Jr.)
04 - Freedom Either Way (Harvey Mason & S. Mason)
05 - Funk In A Mason Jar (Harvey Mason)
06 - What's Going On (Alfred Cleveland, Marvin Gaye & Renaldo Benson)
07 - Set It Free (Eva Kein & Kenny Loggins)
08 - Phantazia (Dave Grusin)
09 - Liquid (Harvey Mason)

Bonus Tracks

10 - Pack Up Your Bags (7" US Single)
11 - Till You Take My Love (Priginal 12" Mix - UK Single)


Produced by Harvey Mason
Engineers : Barney Perkins, Don Murray, Frank Byron Clark, Gary O, John Fischbach, John Neal, Peter Chaikin & Phil Schier
Assistant Engineers : Bill Hudson, Chris Gordon & Cisco Deluna
Mixed by Peter Chaikin


01 - Pack Up Your Bags

Rhythm & Backing vocals Arranged by Harvey Mason
Bass : Nathan Watts
Vocals & Soloist : Art Wilson
Drums, Vibraphone, Bells, Congas & Percussion : Harvey Mason
Strings : Charles Veal
Guitar : Al McKay & Michael Sembello
Strings Arrangement by Jerry Peters
Piano : Jerry Peters
Backing vocals : Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Willard Waters & Venetta Fields
Harp : Dorothy Ashby 

02 - Till You Take My Love

Drums, Congas & Percussion : Harvey Mason
Electric Piano : David Foster
Bass : Mike Porcaro
Vocals & Soloist : Merry Clayton
Horns Arranged by Greg Adams
Rhythm Arranged by David Foster & Harvey Mason
Strings : Charles Veal
Guitar : Jay Graydon, Phil Upchurch & Ray Parker Jr.
Percussion : Steve Forman
Strings Arrangement by Jerry Peters
Horns : Tower Of Power (Greg Adams, Emilio Castillo, Mic Gillette, Stephen "Doc" Kupka & Lenny Pickett)
Piano : David Paich
Backing vocals : Paulette McWilliams & Stephanie Spruill 

03 - Space Cadets

Bass : Louis Johnson
Percussion, Drums & Vocals : Harvey Mason
Guitar : Ray Parker Jr.
Electric Piano & Synthesizer : Dave Grusin
Special Effects : Hoppy Mason 

04 - Freedom Either Way

Drums, Congas & Percussion : Harvey Mason
Bass : Louis Johnson
Vocals & Soloist : Harvey Mason
Horns Arranged by Larry Williams
Rhythm Arranged by Harvey Mason
Guitar : Jay Graydon
Percussion : Steve Forman
Horns : Seawind Horns (Jerry Hey, Larry Williams & Kim Hutchcroft)

05 - Funk In A Mason Jar

Vocals : Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Marvin Mason, Merry Clayton & Sylvia Cox
Rhythm & Horns Arranged by Harvey Mason

06 - What's Going On

Electric Piano : Ronnie Foster
Bass : Stanley Banks
Drums, Vibraphone, Congas & Percussion, Rhythm & Strings Arrangements by Harvey Mason
Percussion : Steve Forman
Acoustic Piano & Soloist : Jorge Dalto
Cello : Denyse Buffum, Renita Koven, Rollice Dale, Ronald Cooper, Selene Hurford & Virginia Majewski
Vocals, Guitar & Soloist : George Benson
Violin : Arnold Belnick, Dorothy Wade, Harrison Goldman, Henry Roth, Karen Jones, Marsha Van Dyke, Bob Lipsett, Robert Sushel & Garvey Winterton
Strings : Charles Veal

07 - Set It Free

Rhythm Arranged by Bob James
Strings Arranged by Jerry Peters
Vocals Arranged by Harvey Mason
Strings : Charles Veal
Bass : Verdine White
Synthesizer : Dave Grusin
Guitar & Acoustic Guitar : Lee Ritenour 
Soloist & Tenor Saxophone : Tom Scott 
Guitar : David T. Walker
Percussion : Victor Feldman
Vocals : Paulette McWilliams & Stephanie Spruill
Drums : Harvey Mason
Soloist & Piano : Bob James 
Congas : Ralph MacDonald 

08 - Phantazia

Electric Piano : Dave Grusin
Soloist, Synthesizer & Mini Moog : Ronnie Foster
Synthesizer : Ian Underwood
Horns Arranged by Harvey Mason
Rhythm Arranged by Dave Grusin
Soloist & Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Soloist & Bass : Anthony Jackson
Percussion : Steve Forman
Trombone : Bill Watrous & Dick "Slyde" Hyde 
Trumpet : Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey & Kenny Mason
Drums & Percussion : Harvey Mason

09 - Liquid

Tenor Saxophone : Tom Scott
Bass : Verdine White
Synthesizer : Dave Grusin
Horns Arranged by Harvey Mason
Rhythm Arranged by Bob James
Drums : Harvey Mason
Guitar : David T. Walker & Lee Ritenour
Percussion : Victor Feldman
Cello : Denyse Buffum, Renita Koven, Rollice Dale, Ronald Cooper, Selene Hurford & Virginia Majewski
Trombone : Bill Watrous & Dick "Slyde" Hyde
Violin : Arnold Belnick, Dorothy Wade, Harrison Goldman, Henry Roth, Karen Jones, Marsha Van Dyke, Bob Lipsett, Robert Sushel & Garvey Winterton
Piano : Bob James 
Trumpet : Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey & Kenny Mason

20/10/2011

Henry Gaffney "Waiting For A Wind" (1976)


 Label : RCA


01 - I’m Waiting For A Wind (Henry Gaffney)
02 - Over My Shoulder (Henry Gaffney)
03 - Manhattan (Henry Gaffney)
04 - Nightmare (Henry Gaffney)
05 - Can I Rely On You (Henry Gaffney)
06 - If Only The Weather Would Change (Henry Gaffney)
07 - Superstar (Henry Gaffney)
08 - For Pete’s Sake (Julian Street) (Henry Gaffney)
09 - Seems I’m Falling (Henry Gaffney)
10 - Happy Birthday To Ya (Henry Gaffney)


Produced by Gary Klein for The Entertainment Company
Engineer : Joe Jorgensen
Executive Producer : Charles Koppelman
Liner Coordinator : Melissa Burdick
Recorded at Media Sound, N.Y.
Strings & Horns Arranged & Conducted by Charlie Calello


01 - I’m Waiting For A Wind

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Elliot Randall : Electric Guitar
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Henry Gaffney : Acoustic Guitar

02 - Over My Shoulder

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Elliot Randall : Guitar
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Henry Gaffney : Piano
Gary Klein : Glass Harmonica

03 - Manhattan

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Lance Quinn : Guitar
Pat Rebillot : Piano 
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums

04 - Nightmare

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Lance Quinn & Elliot Randall : Guitar
Pat Rebillot : Piano 
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Al Dana, Lenny Roberts & Dave Buskin : Background voices

05 - Can I Rely On You

Richard Davis : Acoustic Bass
John Tropea : Guitar
Don Grolnick : Electric Piano
Dave Friedman : Vibes

06 - If Only The Weather Would Change

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Elliot Randall : Guitar
Pat Rebillot : Electric Piano 
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Al Dana, Lenny Roberts & Dave Buskin : Background voices

07 - Superstar

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Elliot Randall : Guitar 
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Pat Rebillot : Piano
Henry Gaffney : Acoustic Guitar 
Al Dana, Lenny Roberts & Dave Buskin : Background voices

08 - For Pete’s Sake (Julian Street)

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Lance Quinn : Guitar
Pat Rebillot : Electric Piano 
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Al Dana, Lenny Roberts & Dave Buskin : Background voices

09 - Seems I’m Falling

Richard Davis : Acoustic Bass
John Tropea : Guitar
Don Grolnick : Electric Piano
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums & Percussion

10 - Happy Birthday To Ya

Anthony Jackson : Bass
Elliot Randall : Guitar
Pat Rebillot : Electric Piano 
Allan Schwartzberg : Drums
Henry Gaffney : Acoustic Guitar 
Lewis Soloff : Trumpet Solo 
Al Dana, Lenny Roberts & Dave Buskin : Background voices

19/10/2011

Summer "Weekends On Malibu" (1979)


 Label : Solid Records (CDSOL-1450)


01 - Bring You Back To Me (Ron Yuen)
02 - I Can't Stop Thinking About 'Cha (Ron Yuen)
03 - I've Been There Too (Michael Stevens)
04 - Morning (Tim Hurley)
05 - You're My Baby (Tim Hurley)
06 - Weekends (Ron Yuen)
07 - Lets Talk It Over (Tim Hurley)
08 - Secrets (Ron Yuen)
09 - You're Making It Easy (Ron Yuen)
10 - Both You And I (Tim Hurley)


Produced & Arranged by Ira Newborn


Summer :

Ron Yuen : Guitar & Lead vocals
Tim Hurley : Bass & Background vocals


Additional musicians :

Malani Bilyeu : Background vocals on "I've Been There Too", "Morning" & "I Can't Stop Thinking About 'Cha"
Alvin Fejerang : Drums 
Ira Newborn : Guitar
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards
Richard Johnston : Synthesizer
Melvin Webb : Percussion
Jay Leach : Steel Guitar on "Morning"
Horns & Strings Conducted by Ray Jackson  

18/10/2011

Summer "In Malibu" (1976)

 
 Label : Abattoir Records / Solid Records (CDSOL-1149)


01 - New Years Eve-1976 (Ron Yuen)
02 - Understanding To The Man (Ron Yuen)
03 - Day To Day (Charles Recaido)
04 - No Place Like Home (Charles Recaido)
05 - Konna Day (Charles Recaido)
06 - Love Will Forget (Charles Recaido)
07 - Firefly (Tim Hurley)
08 - Love Is... (Ron Yuen)
09 - Forest (Charles Recaido)
10 - Plenty Of Reason (James Lee Stanley)


Summer :

Ron Yuen : Acoustic & Elecric Guitars, Lead & Background vocals
Charles Recaido : Acoustic Guitar, Lead & Background vocals
Tim Hurley : Bass Guitar, Lead & Background vocals
Russell Fujioka : Acoustic & Electric Piano, Background vocals


Assisted by :

Alvin Fejerang : Drums & Percussion
Michael Paulo : Alto & Tenor Sax, Flute
D.J. Pratt : Clavinet & Arp Synthesizer

Summer & The Empty Cardboard Boxers Percussion on "Kona Day"

Michael Paulo "One Passion" (1989)


 Label : MCA Records


01 - Fundamental Thing (Freddie Washington, Gerald Albright & Robert Kraft)
02 - That Girl (Stevie Wonder)
03 - One Passion (Appassionata) (Michael Paulo)
04 - As The Crow Flies (Michael Paulo & Robert Kraft)
05 - Last Tango In Paris (Gato Barbieri)
06 - Little Miss Missy (Michael Paulo & Robert Kraft)
07 - If You Ever Change Your Mind (Robert Kraft)
08 - The Wonderlust (Michael Paulo & Robert Kraft)
09 - Home At Last (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker)


Produced by Robert Kraft
A Five Spot Studio Production for Overboard Music, Inc.
"Fundamental Thing", "That Girl" Co-Produced by Freddie Washington
Associate Producer : Dave McNair
Executive Producer : Ricky Schultz
Recorded & Mixed by Dave McNair
Technical Director and M.P. for Overboard Music : Jonathan Miles
Additional Engineers : Martin Schmelzle
Assistant Engineers : Al Phillips, Jeff Welch, Frank Garfi, Joel Stoner, Lori Fumar & Dave Radin
Synclavier Wizardry : Todd Yvega
Additional Programming : Greg Bartheld & Jonathan Miles
Recorded at The Five Spot, Hollywood, CA; Baby-O, Hollywood, CA & Hollywood Sound, Hollywood, CA
Mixed at The Enterprise, N. Hollywood, CA
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA
Production Coordinator : Ivy Skoff 


01 - Fundamental Thing

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone
Robert Kraft : Keyboards
Freddie Washington : Bass & Keyboards
Carlos Vega : Drums
Tom Walsh : Percussion
Background vocals : Lynn Davis, Marva King, Carl Carwell, Freddie Washington & Al Jarreau

02 - That Girl

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone
Larry Williams : Keyboards
Robert Kraft : Keyboards & Drum Programming
Freddie Washington : Bass & Drum Programming
Carlos Vega : Drums
Tom Walsh : Percussion
David Williams : Guitar
Nick Brown : Guitar
Background vocals : Lynn Davis, Marva King & Carl Carwell
Horns : Michael Hunter & Michael "Patches" Stewart (Trumpet)

03 - One Passion (Appassionata)

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone, Flute & Kalimba
Doc Powell : Electric Guitar
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Todd Yvega : Tropical Vibe
Kimo Cornwell : Keyboards
Johann Langlie : Keyboards
Freddie Washington : Bass
Alex Acuna : Drums & Percussion

04 - As The Crow Flies

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone
Ray Fuller : Guitar
Nick Brown : Guitar
Robert Kraft : Keyboards, Percussion & Drum Programming
Freddie Washington : Bass
Tris Imboden : Drums
Todd Yvega : Synclavier Programs

05 - Last Tango In Paris

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone
Al Jarreau : Vocal Flute Solo
Ray Fuller : Electric Guitar
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Larry Williams : Keyboards
Robert Kraft : Keyboards
Johann Langlie : Keyboards
Freddie Washington : Fretless Bass & Acoustic Bass
Ken Wild : Bass
Tris Imboden : Drums
Alex Acuna : Percussion

06 - Little Miss Missy

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone, Keyboards & Drum Programming
Robert Kraft : Keyboards & Drum Programming
Ray Fuller : Guitar
Charlie Johnson : Guitar
Nick Brown : Guitar Solo
Freddie Washington : Bass
Tris Imboden : Drums
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Todd Yvega : Synclavier Programs

07 - If You Ever Change Your Mind

Michael Paulo : Soprano Saxophone
Robert Kraft : Keyboards & Percussion Programming
Charlie Johnson : Guitar
Freddie Washington : Bass
Tris Imboden : Drums
Alex Acuna : Percussion
N'Dea Davenport : Solo Voice
Background vocals : N'Dea Davenport, Mendy Lee & Mona Lisa Young

08 - The Wonderlust

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone
Michael "Patches" Stewart : Trumpet
Robert Kraft : Keyboards, Percussion & Drum Programming
Ray Fuller : Guitar
Freddie Washington : Bass
Tris Imboden : Drums

09 - Home At Last

Michael Paulo : Alto Saxophone
Michael "Patches" Stewart : Trumpet
Ray Fuller : Guitar
Charlie Johnson : Guitar
Nick Brown : Guitar
Larry Williams : Keyboards
Robert Kraft : Keyboards 
Freddie Washington : Bass
Tris Imboden : Drums
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Todd Yvega : Synclavier Programs

Michael Paulo "Tats In The Rainbow" (1979)


 Label : Trio Records / Solid Records (CDSOL-1452)


01 - Mr. Spock's Revenge (Kimo Cornwell)
02 - Rainbow Island (Kimo Cornwell)
03 - Eclipse Of The Full Moon (Michael Paulo)
04 - May Favorite Cousins (Michael Paulo)
05 - Merry-Go-Round (Michael Paulo)
06 - Brenda Lei (Michael Paulo)
07 - Moving On (Michael Paulo & Kimo Cornwell)


Produced by Bryan Bell
Associate Producer : Kenny Inaoka
Recorded at Yamaha Studio, Nemu no Sato, Japan, August 1978 & Automatt Studios, San Francisco, California, December 1978
Mixed at Automatt Studios, December 1978
Mobil Recording Unit : SCI, Sound Creators, Inc., Tokyo
Recording Engineers : Bryan Bell & Jeff Koreyasu
Mix-down Engineers : Fred Catero & Bryan Bell
Assistant Engineers : Leslie Ann Jones, Ken Kessie, Chris Minto & Ohno-San


Musicians : 

Michael "Tatuo" Paulo : Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxophones, Flutes & Handclaps
Herbie Hancock : Acoustic Piano & Prophet Synthesizer
Kimo Cornwell : Acoustic Piano & Yamaha Electric Grand & Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
Alvin Fejerang : Yamaha Drums & Handclaps
Ray Obiedo : Electric Guitars
Ron Yuen : Electric Guitars
Randy Aloya : Electric Bass
Brian Davis : Percussion, Congas, Timbals & Handclaps
James Levi : Percussion & Handclaps

17/10/2011

Mary MacGregor "In Your Eyes" (1978)


 Label : Ariola America


01 - Memories (David Bluefield & Marty Rodgers)
02 - Alone Too Long (Mark James & Cynthia Weil)
03 - If You Ever Believed (Andrew Goldmark & Elizabeth Dasheff)
04 - Satisfied (Alan O'Day)
05 - In Your Eyes (Amy Johnson)
06 - Hold Tight (David Gates)
07 - Just The Way You Are (Billy Joel)
08 - Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor)
09 - Seashells On The Windows, Candles And A Magic Stone (Steve Dorff & Joe Henry)
10 - I've Never Been To Me (Ron Miller & Kenny Hirsch)


Produced by Tom Catalano
Engineered by Armin Steiner
Assistant Engineer : Linda Tyler
Mastering Engineer : Mike Reese


Musicians :

Brass & Horns : James Atkinson, Ernest S. Carlson, Marion Childers, Gene Cipriano, John Ellis, Jerry Hey, Dick "Slyde" Hyde, Steve Madaio, Richard L. Noel, William B. Peterson, Gale Robinson, Sheridon Stokes, Ernest J. Watts & Robert Yeager 
Background vocals : : Alex Brown, Stephanie Spruill & Ann White
Strings : Murray Adler, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Samuel Boghossian, Isabelle Daskoff, Harold J. Dicterow, Arni Egilsson, Jesse Ehrlich, Henry Ferber, Ronald Folsom, James Getzoff, Harry Goldsmith, Jack Gootkin, Debbie Grossman, Allan Harshman, Armand Kaproff, Dennis Karmazyn, Richard S. Kaufman, Raymond J. Kelley, Jerome Kessler, Myra Kestenbaum, Mark Kovacs, Bernard Kundell, William Kurasch, Marvin Limonick, Joe Lyle, Peter Mercurio, David Mantago, Michael Nowak, Rheinhold O. Press, Jay A. Rosen, Nathan Ross, Henry L. Roth, David Schwartz, Sidney Sharp, Daniel Shindaryov, Harry L. Shultz, Lynn Subotnick, Ilkka Talvi, Hershel Wise, Tibor Zelig & Shari Zippert


01 - Memories

Arranged & Conducted by Al Capps
Jay Graydon & Fred Tackett : Guitar
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
John Barnes : Piano
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Mike Porcaro : Bass

02 - Alone Too Long

Arranged & Conducted by Artie Butler
Artie Butler : Keyboard & Percussion
Ben Benay & Thom Rotella : Guitar
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Mike Lang : Keyboard
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Jim Gordon : Drums

03 - If You Ever Believed

Arranged & Conducted by Lee Holdridge
David Foster : Piano
Ed Greene : Drums
Jay Graydon & Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Alan Estes : Percussion
Reinie Press : Bass

04 - Satisfied

Jay Graydon & Fred Tackett : Guitar
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
John Barnes : Piano
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Mike Porcaro : Bass

05 - In Your Eyes

Doug MacLeod : Guitar
Bobby Martone : Bass
Tabatt Lanven : Banjo
Harold Smith : Piano
Wilbert Dugas : Drums
Joe Ghiglia : Hambone

06 - Hold Tigh

Arranged & Conducted by Al Capps
Jay Graydon & Fred Tackett : Guitar
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
John Barnes : Piano
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Mike Porcaro : Bass

07 - Just The Way You Are

Arranged & Conducted by Artie Butler
Artie Butler : Keyboard 
Ben Benay & Thom Rotella : Guitar
Mike Lang & Harold Smith : Keyboard 
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Jim Gordon : Drums
Bud Shank : Saxophone

08 - Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight


Ben Benay : Guitar
Jay Graydon : Guitar
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Jim Gordon : Drums
David Foster : Keyboard
Victor Feldman : Vibes

09 - Seashells On The Windows, Candles And A Magic Stone

Arranged & Conducted by Lee Holdridge
David Foster : Piano
Ed Greene : Drums
Jay Graydon & Lee Ritenour : Guitar
Alan Estes : Percussion
Reinie Press : Bass

10 - I've Never Been To Me

Arranged & Conducted by Al Capps
Ben Benay & Jay Graydon : Guitar 
Mike Porcaro : Bass
Jim Gordon : Drums
David Foster : Keyboard
Victor Feldman : Vibes

16/10/2011

Neil Sedaka "Sedaka's Back" (1974)


 Label : Rocket MCA / Varèse-Sarabande/Varèse Vintage


01 - Standing On The Inside* (Neil Sedaka)
02 - That’s When The Music Takes Me* (Neil Sedaka)
03 - Laughter In The Rain (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
04 - Sad Eyes (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
05 - Solitaire* (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
06 - Little Brother* (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
07 - Love Will Keep Us Together* (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
08 - The Immigrant (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
09 - The Way I Am (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
10 - The Other Side Of Me* (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
11 - A Little Lovin' (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
12 - Our Last Song Together* (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)

Bonus tracks

13 - For The Good Of The Cause (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
14 - Endlessly (Neil Sedaka)
15 - Love Ain’t An Easy Thing (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
16 - Alone In New York In The Rain (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)


Produced by Neil Sedaka & Robert Appere
Produced by Neil Sedaka in Association with 10CC
Recording Engineer (Clover Recording Studios) : Robert Appere
Recording Engineer (Strawberry Studios) : Eric Stewart
Recorded at Clover Recording Studios, Hollywood, Calif. & Strawberry Studios, Stockport, England
String Arrangements & Conduction : Artie Butler
String Arrangements : Del Newman
Horns Co-Arrangements : Jim Horn & Chuck Findley


Musicians : 

Neil Sedaka : Keyboards, Piano, Organ, Clavinet, Vibes, Lead & Background vocals
Leland "Lee" Sklar : Bass
Graham Gouldman : Bass, Guitar & Background vocals
Kevin Godley : Drums, Percussion & Background vocals
Russ Kunkel : Drums & Percussion
Milt Holland : Percussion
Lol Creme & Eric Stewart : Guitar & Background vocals
Danny Kortchmar : Electric Guitar
Dean Parks : Acoustic & Electric Guitars & Dobro
Ben BenayAcoustic & Electric Guitar
William Smith : Organ, Electric Piano & Background vocals
Jim Horn : Saxophones, Horns, Baritone Sax, Recorder & Tenor Sax
Chuck Findley : Horns, Trombone, Flugel Horn & Trumpet
Dick "Slyde" Hyde & Don Menza : Horns 
Abigale Haness, Brenda Russell & Brian Russell : Background vocals

Victor Feldman's Generation Band "High Visibility" (1985)


 Label : TBA Records


01 - Cafe Lido (Max Bennett)
02 - High Visibility (Joseph Conlan)
03 - Brazilia (Max Bennett)
04 - Candy Dance (Victor Feldman)
05 - Low Visibility (Max Bennett)
06 - Downtown Dallas (Max Bennett)
07 - China Blues (Max Bennett)
08 - Seven Steps To Heaven (Victor Feldman & Miles Davis)


Produced by Josh Derek Feldman & The Generation Band for Good Vibes Productions
Executive Producers : Roger Cortés & Rick Gershater
Recorded & Mixed at Victor Feldman's Good Vibes Studio, Woodland Hills, CA., February-April 1985
Engineered & Mixed by Trevor Feldman, Assisted by Josh Feldman
"High Visibility", "Low Visibility" Mix also Assisted by Joseph Conlan
Mastered by Joe Gastwirt at the JVC Cutting Center / Matrix by Ric Hancock


Musicians : 

Victor Feldman : Rhodes Piano, Acoustic Piano, Synthesizers, Synthesizer Solos, Percussion, Vibes & Marimba 
Tom Scott : Lyricon, Soprano & Tenor Saxophone
Max Bennett : Electric Bass
Abraham Laboriel : Electric Bass on Tracks 04 & 08
Dean Parks : Guitar
Joseph Conlan : Synthesizers & Linn Drums
Trevor Feldman : Drums

Karizma "Document" (2000)


 Label : Ulftone Music


01 - Heavy Resin (David Garfield & Dean Cortez)
02 - Aliens (Ripped My Face Off) (David Garfield & Michael Landau)
03 - Palladium (Wayne Shorter)
04 - Johnny Swing (Michael Landau)
05 - Nothing Personal (Don Grolnick)
06 - E Minor Shuffle (David Paich) 


Produced & Arranged by Karizma
Recorded by Kai Fricke 
Mixed by Michael Landau at "Roodis Tones" Studios
Mastered & Edited by Ramón Bretón at Ocean View Digital Mastering
All Songs Recorded Live on Tour in Europe at the "Fabrik"(01, 02, 04 & 06) in Hamburg, Germany (4/26/00) & at "Amager Bio"(03 & 05) in Copenhagen, Denmark (4/29/00)


Karizma : 

David Garfield : Keyboards
Michael Landau : Guitars
Vinnie Colaiuta : Drums
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass

Al Stewart & Shot In The Dark "24 Carrots" (1980)


 Label : RCA


01 - Running Man (Al Stewart & Peter White)
02 - Midnight Rocks (Al Stewart & Peter White)
03 - Constantinople (Al Stewart & Peter White)
04 - Merlin's Time (Al Stewart & Peter White)
05 - Mondo Sinistro (Al Stewart)
06 - Murmansk Run / Ellis Island (Al Stewart)
07 - Rocks In The Ocean (Al Stewart)
08 - Paint By Numbers (Al Stewart)
09 - Optical Illusion (Al Stewart)


Produced by Al Stewart & Chris Desmond for Kinetic Productions Ltd.
Executive Producer : Luke O'Reilly
Recorded by Chris Desmond
Assistant Engineers : Steve Grimmel, Ernie Sheesley, Jeff Borgeson & Brad Gilderman
Mastered by Mike Reese at The Mastering Lab
Recorded at Davlen Studios, Los Angeles


Al Stewart & Shot In The Dark :

Al Stewart : Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Synthesizer & Vocals
Peter White : Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Synthesizer & Keyboards
Adam Yurman : Electric Guitar & Backing vocals
Robin Lamble : Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Percussion & Backing vocals
Krysia Kristianne : Backing vocals
Bryan Savage : Alto Sax & Flute


Musicians : 

Harry Stinson & Ken Nicol : Backing vocals
Bob Marlette : Keyboards & Synthesizer
Russ Kunkel, Mark Sanders, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Chapman & Beau Segal : Drums
Lenny Castro : Percussion
Robin Williamson : Mandocello
Sylvia Wood : Celtic Harp
Jerry McMillan : Violin

14/10/2011

Kimball Jamison "Kimball Jamison" (2011) -AOR-


 Label : Frontiers Records


01 - Worth Fighting For (Robert Säll & Hanif Sabzevari)
02 - Can't Wait For Love (Robert Säll & Hanif Sabzevari)
03 - Sail Away (Richard Page & John Lang)
04 - Chasing Euphoria (Jim Peterik)
05 - Find Another Way (Henrik Wikstrom, Niklas Edberger & Randy Goodrum)
06 - Get Back In The Game (Erik Martensson & Miqael Persson)
07 - I Did Everything Wrong (Erik Martensson & Miqael Persson)
08 - Shadows Of Love (John Waite, Jeff Kent & Norman Mershon)
09 - Hearts Beat Again (Gui Oliver, Ferpa Lacerda & Filipe Beyer)
10 - We Gotta Believe (Richard Page, John Lang & Robert Page)
11 - Kicking And Screaming (Erik Martensson & Miqael Persson)
12 - Your Photograph (Henrik Wikstrom, Niklas Edberger & Randy Goodrum)

Bonus DVD

01 - The Making Of The Album
02 - Worth Fighting For (Videoclip)
03 - Can't Wait For Love (Videoclip)


Produced by Mat Sinner
Co-Produced by Jimmy Kresic
Mixed by Achim Koehler & Mat Sinner at Indiscreet Audio
Recorded at Audiospezialist, Level 10 Music, Liquid Audio, Guitarslinger, Blowout Production, Stuntguitar Studios & Big Surprise Music Studio
Engineered by Mat Sinner, Martin Schmidt, Alex Beayrodt, Jimmy Kresic, Erik Martensson, Magnus Karlsson & Carmen Grillo
Mastered by Achim Koehler at Indiscreet Audio DVD Production Services by Fortress Entertainment Group, Inc.


Musicians :

Bobby Kimball & Jimi Jamison : Vocals
Martin Schmidt : Drums & Percussion
Mat Sinner : Bass Guitar
Alex Beyrodt : Guitars & Lead Guitar
Jimmy Kresic : Keyboards

Lead Guitar on "Get Back In The Game", "Hearts Beat Again" & "Your Photograph" by Magnus Karlsson
Lead Guitar on "Kicking & Screaming" by Erik Martensson
Backing vocals by Mat Sinner & Erik Martensson

Fergie Frederiksen "Happiness Is The Road" (2011)


 Label : Frontiers Records


01 - Angel (Ronny Milianowicz)
02 - Elaine (Robert Säll)
03 - First To Cry (Mark Baker & Jeff Silbar)
04 - Follow Your Heart (Jim Peterik)
05 - Happiness Is The Road (Fergie Frederiksen & Jim Peterik)
06 - I Still Believe (David Roberts)
07 - Lyin Eyes (Gui Oliver & Ferpa Lacerda)
08 - Love Waits For No One (David Roberts)
09 - Writing On The Wall (Jim Peterik)
10 - The Future Ain't What It Used To Be (Mark Baker & Jeff Silbar)
11 - The One (Joe Vana & Christian Wolff)
12 - The Savior (Robert Säll)


Produced, Engineered & Mixed by Dennis Ward
Executive Producer : Serafino Perugino
Recorded at HOFA Studios & The TrakShak in Germany
Mixed at The TrakShak
Mastered by Jürgen Lusky at HOFA


Musicians :

Fergie Frederiksen : Vocals
Dennis Ward : Bass Guitar, Guitars, Keyboards & Background vocals
Dirk Bruinenberg : Drums
Nathan Eashman : Guitars
Eric Ragno : Keyboards

"Lyin Eyes" Performed by Auras :
Bass : Hemerson Vieira
Guitars : Ferpa Lacerda & Matt Brandon
Keyboards : Felipe Beyer
Backing vocals : Gui Oliver & Matt Brandon

"Follow Your Heart", "Happiness Is The Road" & "Writing On The Wall" Vocals Produced by Jim Peterik, Background vocals by Alex Ligertwood & Jim Peterik

Anri "1/2 & 1/2" (1993)

 Label : For Life Records


01 - 恋のゆくえ (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
02 - 誰かがあなたを待っている (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
03 - Set Yourself Free (Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
04 - 缶ビールとデニムシャツ (Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
05 - One -愛はふたりの言葉だから- (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
06 - あなたを抱いた夜 (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
07 - 夕陽に赤い頬 (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
08 - 記憶の神秘 (Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
09 - Love Is A Two Way Street -近未来の感動- (Maxayne Lewis, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
10 - Happy Birthday To Me (Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
11 - ドルフィン・リング (Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)


Produced by Anri
Co-Produced & All Songs Arranged by Yasuharu Ogura
Directed by Nobuo Tsunetomi
Production Coordination : Tetsuya "Kinsuke" Moriguchi
Production Assistant : Mayumi Yabuki & Ran Himeda
Engineered & Mixed by Joe Primeau
Mixed by Rob Chiarelli (Tracks 01, 02, 03, 04, 07 & 09)
Mixed at Paradise Komazawa
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, N.Y.
Additional Engineers : Hiroshi Shitamiya, Milan Bertosa, Gabriel David Veltri & Chuji Sato
Assistant Engineers : Peter Doell, Brian Pollack, Mike Makino, Don Mack, Keiko Koizumi, Motoki Kamihata, Toshikatsu Kashiwabara, Tetsuya Abe & Hiroshi Yokote
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Ground Control, Enterprise, Audio resources, West Side, Paradise Komazawa, Folio Sound & Musica Japan


Musicians :

Drums : Steve Ferrone
Bass : Darryl Jones & Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr., David Williams, Dean Parks & Michael Thompson
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes, Chukii Booker, Greg Mathieson & Yasuharu Ogura
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Harmonica : Lee Oscar
Trumpet : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Saxophone : David Choy & Michael Paulo
Additional Synthesizer : Michael Boddicker
Background vocals : Phillip Ingram, Dorian Holly, Alex Brown & Maxayne Lewis
Synthesizers Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa & Hiroshi Kitashiro
Strings Arrangement : David Campbell
Horn Arrangement : Jerry Hey
Rap : Jammin D
Background vocals Arrangement : Eric Ohno, Yasuharu Ogura & Anri
Background vocals Lyrics : Yoko Asano

"Dolphin Ring" Recorded by Milan Bertosa & Hiroshi Shitamiya
Drums : Kenny Moseley
Guitar : Kazuya Takayama
Keyboards : Yasuharu Ogura
Percussion : Mike Muldoon
Saxophone : David Choy
Synthesizers Programming : Kazuhide Tsunemi
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis & Leslie Smith

Anri "Moana Lani" (1992)


 Label : For Life Records


01 - Papaya Papaia (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
02 - Kohola Tail (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
03 - 愛は誰のものでもなく (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
04 - 最後のShooting Star (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
05 - Surf Break Haleiwa (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
06 - Return With Love (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
07 - 夕なぎ (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
08 - Move Me (Linda Hennrick, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
09 - 週末だけのParadise (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
10 - Girls In Summer (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
11- Lani~Heavenly Garden~ (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)
12 - Dreaming (Yumi Yoshimoto, Anri & Yasuharu Ogura)


Produced by Anri
Co-Produced & Directed by Nobuo Tsunetomi
Co-produced & All Songs Arranged by Yasuharu Ogura
Co-Produced & Lyrics Written by Yumi Yoshimoto
All Songs Composed by Anri
Engineered & Mixed by Joe Primeau
Engineered by Hiroshi Shitamiya
Mixed by Robert Musso (Tracks 03, 06, 09 & 11)
Mastered by Howie Weinberg
Synthesizer Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Production Coordination : Tetsuya "Kinsuke" Moriguchi
Production Assistant : Ran Himeda
Assistant Engineer : Brian Kinkel, Tetsuya Abe & Kazuya Miyazaki
Recorded at Audio Resource, Honolulu & Westlake Studio, L.A.
Mixed at Paradise Studio, Tokyo
Mastered at Masterdisk, N.Y.


01 - Papaya Papaia

Drums : Jonathan Moffett
Bass : Randy Jackson
Guitar : David Williams
Keyboards : Alan Pasqua
Percussion : Luis Conte
Trumpet & Flugel : Jerry Hey
Tenor Sax : Dan Higgins
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White, Tommy Thomas & Papaia Choir

02 - Kohola Tail

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Percussion : Luis Conte
Trumpet : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Tenor Sax : Dan Higgins
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

03 - 愛は誰のものでもなく

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Percussion : Luis Conte
Trumpet & Flugel : Jerry Hey
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Alto Sax : Warren Hill
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

04 - 最後のShooting Star

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Percussion : Luis Conte
Alto Sax Solo : Gerald Albright
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

05 - Surf Break Haleiwa

Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Keyboards : Greg Phillinganes
Percussion : Luis Conte
Trumpet & Flugel : Jerry Hey
Tenor Sax & Flute : Tom Scott
Alto Sax : Warren Hill
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

06 - Return With Love

Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Guitar Solo : Michael Landau
Keyboards Solo : Greg Phillinganes
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White, Tommy Thomas & Joe McCoy

07 - 夕なぎ

Percussion : Luis Conte
Tenor Sax Solo : Tom Scott
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

08 - Move Me

Vocals : Anri & Johnny Gill
Drums : Jonathan Moffett
Bass : Randy Jackson
Guitar : David Williams
Keyboards : Alan Pasqua
Percussion : Luis Conte
Tenor Sax Solo : Gerald Albright 
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas 

09 - 週末だけのParadise

Drums : Jonathan Moffett
Bass : Randy Jackson
Guitar : David Williams
Keyboards : Alan Pasqua
Percussion : Luis Conte
Guitar Solo : Michael Landau
Trumpet : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Tenor Sax : Dan Higgins
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

10 - Girls In Summer

Drums : Jonathan Moffett
Bass : Randy Jackson
Guitar : David Williams
Keyboards : Alan Pasqua
Percussion : Luis Conte
Acoustic Guitar : Michael Landau
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

11- Lani~Heavenly Garden~

Piano : Alan Pasqua
Acoustic Guitar : Michael Landau
Percussion : Luis Conte
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

12 - Dreaming

Piano : Alan Pasqua
Percussion : Luis Conte
Synthesizer : Yasuharu Ogura
Programming : Tetsuo Ishikawa
Background vocals : Maxayne Lewis, Alfie Silas, Fred White & Tommy Thomas

Honolulu Children's Opera Chorus : Background vocals
Arranged by Anri, Joey McCoy, Yasuharu Ogura & Maxayne Lewis
Horn Arranged by Jerry Hey (Tracks 01, 04 & 09) & Michael Boddicker (Tracks on 03 & 05)
Strings Arranged by David Campbell (Track 12) & Patrick Seymour (Track 09)