31/03/2012

Michael Franks "The Dream 1973-2011" (2012)


 Label : WEA Music


CD1 - Pop & Funky Grooves

01 - Can't Seem To Shake This Rock 'n' Roll (Michael Franks)

02 - Born With The Moon In Vergo (Michael Franks)
03 - Monkey See, Monkey Do (Michael Franks)
04 - B'wanna-He No Home (Michael Franks)
05 - When The Cookie Jar Is Empty (Michael Franks)
06 - All Dressed Up (With Nowhere To Go) (Michael Franks)
07 - Jealousy (Michael Franks)
08 - Laughing Gas (Michael Franks)
09 - Alone At Night (Michael Franks)
10 - When Sly Calls (Don't Touch That Phone) (Michael Franks)
11 - Your Secret's Safe With Me (Michael Franks)
12 - Woman In The Waves (Michael Franks)
13 - Barefoot On The Beach (Michael Franks & Charles Blenzig)
14 - Somehow Our Love Survives (Michael Franks & Joe Sample)
15 - Practice Make Perfect (Michael Franks)
16 - Now That Your Joystick's Broke (Michael Franks)
17 - The Dream (Russell Ferrante, Michael Franks, Jimmy Haslip & Marc Russo)

CD2 - Jazz & Exotic Summer

01 - Monk's New Tune (Michael Franks)
02 - Hearing "Take Five" (Michael Franks)
03 - Don't Be Blue (Michael Franks & John Guerin)
04 - When You Smiled At Me (Michael Franks)
05 - Popsicle Toes (Michael Franks)
06 - Sanpaku (Michael Franks)
07 - Eggplant (Michael Franks)
08 - Sometimes I Just Forget To Smile (Michael Franks)
09 - Mice (Michael Franks)
10 - Rendez-vous In Rio (Charles Blenzig & Michael Franks)
11 - The Way We Celebrate New Year's (Michael Franks)
12 - Under The Sun (Michael Franks)
13 - Tell Me About It (Michael Franks)
14 - Tahitian Moon (Michael Franks)
15 - Like Water, Like Wind (Michael Franks)
16 - The Art Of Love (Michael Franks)

CD3 - Soft & Cool School

01 - Dragonfly Summer (Michael Franks)
02 - Nightmoves (Michael Franks)
03 - Lotus Blossom (Michael Franks & Don Grolnick)
04 - The Lady Wants To Know (Michael Franks)
05 - On My Way Home To You (Michael Franks)
06 - Living On The Inside (Michael Franks)
07 - String Of Pearls (Michael Franks)
08 - One Day In St. Tropez (Michael Franks)
09 - Hourglass (Michael Franks)
10 - Rainy Night In Tokyo (Michael Franks)
11 - Never Say Die (Michael Franks)
12 - All I Need (Michael Franks)
13 - Like Moon Behind A Cloud (Michael Franks)
14 - Blue Pacific (Michael Franks)
15 - Still Life (Michael Franks)
16 - The Cool School (Michael Franks)

CD4 - Rarities & Unreleasead Tracks + Duets & Covers

01 - Coming Home To You (Dave Grusin, Marilyn Bergman & Alan Bergman)
02 - Jealousy "Geyster Remix" (Michael Franks) (Previously Unreleased)
03 - Blue Pacific "Alternate Version" (Michael Franks) (Previously Unreleased)
04 - This Will Never Do (Michael Franks) (Previously Unreleased)
05 - Somewhere In The Rain (Yumi Arai, Michael Franks & Charles Blenzig)
06 - I Bought You A Plastic Star For Your Aluminium Tree (Michael Franks)
07 - Foolish Heart (Victor Young & Ned Washington) / Bob Mintzer with Michael Franks
08 - Antonio's Song/The Rainbow (Michael Franks) / Anri with Michael Franks
09 - Leading Me Back To You (Michael Franks) / Joe Sample with Michael Franks
10 - (Think...) Where Are You Goin? (Me Phi Me & CeeCeeTee) / Me Phi with Michael Franks
11 - Ladies' Nite (Michael Franks) / Bonnie Raitt with Michael Franks
12 - When I Give My Love To You (Michael Franks) / Michael Franks with Brenda Russell
13 - Now Love Has No End (Michael Franks) / Michael Franks with Valerie Simpson
14 - Island Christmas (Michael Franks) / Michael Franks with Veronica Nunn
15 - Popsicle Toes (Michael Franks) / The Manhattan Transfer
16 - Nightmoves (Michael Franks) / Dee Dee Bridgewater

CD5 - Michael Franks with Crossfire : Live

01 - Don't Be Blue (Michael Franks & John Guerin)
02 - When The Cookie Jar Is Empty (Michael Franks)
03 - The Lady Wants To Know (Michael Franks)
04 - B'wanna-He No Home (Michael Franks)
05 - Chain Reaction (Michael Franks & Joe Sample)
06 - Antonio's Song (Michael Franks)
07 - Monkey See, Monkey Do (Michael Franks)
08 - Popscicle Toes (Michael Franks)


Compilation Produced by Rhino France, A Division Of Warner Music France
Executive Producer : David Dutreuil
Project Assistance : Christophe Geudin, Philippe Poudensan, Jean Philippe Réjou & Frédéric Goaty
Mastering : Gaël Benyamin


CD1 - Pop & Funky Grooves

01 - Can't Seem To Shake This Rock 'n' Roll

From "MICHAEL FRANKS" (1973) / Previously Unavailable

Album personnel : Bobby Bruce, Carol Kaye, Chauncey Welch, David Paich, Ed Greene, Gene Cipriano, Jerry McGhee, Kenny Shroyer, Larry Bunker, Larry Muhoberac, Lloyd Ulyate, Louie Shelton, Max Bennett, Michael Price, Maurice Rodgers, Ollie Mitchell, Paul Humphrey, Steve La Fever, Tom Scott, Tommy Tedesco, Tony Terran & Wendy Waldman

02 - Born With The Moon In Vergo

From "MICHAEL FRANKS" (1973) / Previously Unavailable

Album personnel : Bobby Bruce, Carol Kaye, Chauncey Welch, David Paich, Ed Greene, Gene Cipriano, Jerry McGhee, Kenny Shroyer, Larry Bunker, Larry Muhoberac, Lloyd Ulyate, Louie Shelton, Max Bennett, Michael Price, Maurice Rodgers, Ollie Mitchell, Paul Humphrey, Steve La Fever, Tom Scott, Tommy Tedesco, Tony Terran & Wendy Waldman

03 - Monkey See, Monkey Do

From "THE ART OF TEA" (1975)

Bass : Wilton Felder
Congas : Jerry Steinholz
Drums & Percussion : John Guerin
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Keyboards : Joe Sample
Saxophone : David Sanborn
Vibraphone : Larry Bunker

04 - B'wanna-He No Home

From "SLEEPING GYPSY" (1977)

Bass : Wilton Felder
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Drums : Joao Palma
Piano Solo : Joao Donato
Rhythm Guitar : Helio Delmiro
Percussion : Ray Armando
Tenor Saxophone : Michael Brecker

05 - When The Cookie Jar Is Empty

From "BURCHFIELD NINES" (1978)

Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Steve Gadd
Guitar : John Tropea
Percussion : Ralph MacDonald
Piano : Leon Pendarvis
Flute : Bud Shank
Arrangement : Eumir Deodato

06 - All Dressed Up (With Nowhere To Go)

From "ONE BAD HABIT" (1980)

Bass : Dennis Belfield
Drums : Rick Marotta
Guitar : Rick Zunigar & Hugh McCracken
Keyboards : Tennyson Stephens
Percussion : Ray Armando
Horns Arranged & Conducted by Jerry Hey

07 - Jealousy

From "OBJETS OF DESIRE" (1982)

Tenor Saxophone : Michael Brecker
Electric Piano : Rob Mounsey
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Alto Saxophone : Lawrence Feldman
Guitar : Nick Moroch
Drums : Buddy Williams
Trumpet : Lew Soloff & Randy Brecker
Backing vocals : S. Renee Diggs, Yolanda McCullough & Yvonne Lewis

08 - Laughing Gas

From "OBJETS OF DESIRE" (1982)

Tenor Saxophone : Michael Brecker
Electric Piano : Rob Mounsey
Bass : Mark Egan
Synthesizer : Michael Colina
Flugelhorn : Lew Soloff & Randy Brecker
Alto Saxophone : Lawrence Feldman
Guitar : Joe Caro
Percussion : Rubens Bassini
Drums : Rick Cutler

09 - Alone At Night

From "PASSION FRUIT" (1983)

Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Chris Parker
Guitar : Hiram Bullock (Solo) & Jeff Mironov
Piano, Arrangements & Synthesizers : Rob Mounsey
Backing vocals : Hamish Stuart & Will Lee
Trumpet Solo : Randy Brecker
Flugelhorn : Jon Faddis
Alto Saxophone : Dave Tofani
Alto Flute : Eddie Daniels

10 - When Sly Calls (Don't Touch That Phone)

From "PASSION FRUIT" (1983)

Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Chris Parker
Electric Piano, Arrangements & Synthesizers : Rob Mounsey
Guitar : Jeff Mironov
Percussion : Sue Evans
Backing vocals : Kacey Cisyk & Lesley Miller
Flugelhorn Solo : Randy Brecker
Sly : Frank Floyd

11 - Your Secret's Safe With Me

From "SKIN DIVE" (1985)

Arrangements, Synthesizers & Programming : Rob Mounsey
Bass : Neil Jason
Drums : Chris Parker
Guitar : Steve Khan
Piano : Clifford Carter
Backing vocals : Will Lee

12 - Woman In The Waves

From "BLUE PACIFIC" (1990)

Keyboards : Jeff Lorber
Guitar : Buzz Feiten
Percussion : Luis Conte
Cymbals : Sean Franks
Backing vocals : Brenda Russell & Bunny Hull
Produced by Jeff Lorber

13 - Barefoot On The Beach

From "BAREFOOT ON THE BEACH" (1999)

Bass : Will Lee
Keyboards : Charles Blenzig
Saxophone & Flute : Chris Hunter
Guitar : Jay Azzolina
Percussion : David Charles
Background vocals : Carmen Cuesta
Produced by Chuck Loeb

14 - Somehow Our Love Survives

From "ABANDONNED GARDEN" (1995)

Piano : Russell Ferrante
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Guitar : Chuck Loeb
Percussion : Manolo Badrena
Drums : Chris Parker
Saxophone : Andy Snitzer
String & Woodwind Quintet : Bob Mintzer
Produced by Russell Ferrante & Jimmy Haslip

15 - Practice Make Perfect

From "DRAGONFLY SUMMER" (1993)

Keyboards : Jeff Lorber
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Bass : Alec Milstein
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Alto Saxophone : Dave Koz
Background vocals : Eric Benet Jordan
Produced by Jeff Lorber

16 - Now That Your Joystick's Broke

From "PASSION FRUIT" (1984)

Arrangements & Synthesizers : Rob Mounsey
Guitar : Hiram Bullock

17 - The Dream

From "DRAGONFLY SUMMER" (1993)

Keyboards : Russell Ferrante
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Drums : William Kennedy
Saxophone : Bob Mintzer
Guitar : Steve Khan
Trumpet : Marvin Stamm
Backing vocals : John Hall, Lance Hoppen & Larry Hoppen
Produced by Yellowjackets


CD2 - Jazz & Exotic Summer

01 - Monk's New Tune

From "DRAGONFLY SUMMER" (1993)

Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Keyboards : Russell Ferrante
Drums : William Kennedy
Saxophone : Bob Mintzer
Guitar : Steve Khan
Trumpet : Marvin Stamm
Backing vocals : John Hall, Lance Hoppen & Larry Hoppen
Produced by Yellowjackets

02 - Hearing "Take Five"

From "RENDEZ-VOUS IN RIO" (2006)

Keyboards : Roger Burn
Woodwinds : Andy Suzuki
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Saxophone : Eric Marienthal
Produced by Jimmy Haslip

03 - Don't Be Blue

From "SLEEPING GYPSY" (1977)

Drums & Percussion : John Guerin
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Piano : Joe Sample
Saxophone : David Sanborn
Bass : Wilton Felder

04 - When You Smiled At Me

From "BAREFOOT ON THE BEACH" (1999)

Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Wolfgang Haffner
Guitar : Chuck Loeb
Keyboards : Mike Ricchiuti
Percussion : David Charles
Backing vocals : Carmen Cuesta, Lani Groves & Will Lee
Tenor Sax : Michael Brecker
Produced by Chuck Loeb

05 - Popsicle Toes

From "THE ART OF TEA" (1975)

Bass : Wilton Felder
Congas : Jerry Steinholtz
Drums & Percussion : John Guerin
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Keyboards : Joe Sample
Vibes : Larry Bunker

06 - Sanpaku

From "TIGER IN THE RAIN" (1979)

Bass : Herb Bushler
Organ : Paul Griffin
Electric Guitar : Joe Caro
Percussion : Rubens Bassini
Drums : Rick Marotta
Piano : Kenny Barron
Backing vocals : Flora Purim, Hilda Harris & Maeretha Stewart

07 - Eggplant

From "THE ART OF TEA" (1975)

Bass : Wilton Felder
Congas : Jerry Steinholtz
Drums & Percussion : John Guerin
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Keyboards : Joe Sample
Vibraphone : Larry Bunker

08 - Sometimes I Just Forget To Smile

From "THE ART OF TEA" (1975)

Bass : Wilton Felder
Congas : Jerry Steinholtz
Drums & Percussion : John Guerin
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Keyboards : Joe Sample
Vibraphone : Larry Bunker

09 - Mice

From "TIME TOGETHER" (2011)

Bass : Scott Petito
Drums : Jerry Marotta
Guitar : David Spinozza
Vibraphone : Mike Mainieri
Background vocals : Beth Nielsen Chapman
Produced by Scott Petito

10 - Rendez-vous In Rio

From "RENDEZ-VOUS IN RIO" (2006)

Keyboards : Charles Blenzig
Guitar : Romero Lubamdo
Bass : Sergio Brandau
Percussion : Café
Saxophone & Flutes : Chris Hunter
Background vocals : Veronica Nunn, Robbie Dupree, Leslie Ritter & Beth Reineke
Produced & Arranged by Charles Blenzig

11 - The Way We Celebrate New Year's

From "WATCHING THE SNOW" (2007)

Acoustic Bass : Jay Anderson
Guitar : Jay Azzolina
Keyboards : Charles Blenzig
French Horn : John Clark
Saxophones & Flutes : Chris Hunter
Percussion : Café
Drums : Billy Kilson
Guitar : Romero Lubambo
Trumpet & Flugelhorn : Alex (Sasha) Sipiagin
Lead & Background vocals : Veronica Nunn

12 - Under The Sun

From "RENDEZ-VOUS IN RIO" (2006)

Drums : Wolfgang Haffner
Guitar & Keyboards : Chuck Loeb
Vocals : Carmen Cuesta Loeb
Produced & Arranged by Chuck Loeb

13 - Tell Me About It

From "PASSION FRUIT" (1983)

Drums : Steve Gadd
Bass : Neil Jason
Piano : Pat Rebillot
Fender Rhodes : Rob Mounsey
Classical Guitar : Jeff Mironov
Salt Packets : Sue Evans
Caxixis & Tambourins : Nana Vasconcelos

14 - Tahitian Moon

From "OBJECTS OF DESIRE" (1982)

Electric Piano : Rob Mounsey
Bass : Neil Jason
Alto Saxophone : David Sanborn
Guitar : Nick Moroch
Synthesizer : Michael Colina
Drums : Andy Newmark
Backing vocals : Randy Vanwarmer

15 - Like Water, Like Wind

From "ABANDONED GARDEN" (1995)

Guitar : Chuck Loeb
Percussion : Manolo Badrena
Piano : Russell Ferrante
Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Drums : Chris Parker
String & Woodwinds Quintet : Bob Mintzer
Produced by Russell Ferrante & Jimmy Haslip

16 - The Art Of Love

From "BLUE PACIFIC" (1990)

Keyboards : Jeff Lorber
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Alto Saxophone : Marc Russo
Percussion : Luis Conte
Cymbals : Sean Franks
Produced by Jeff Lorber


CD3 - Soft & Cool School

01 - Dragonfly Summer

From "DRAGONFLY SUMMER" (1993)

Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Keyboards : Russell Ferrante
Drums : William Kennedy
Saxophone : Bob Mintzer
Guitar : Steve Khan
Trumpet : Marvin Stamm
Backing vocals : John Hall, Lance Hoppen & Larry Hoppen
Produced by Yellowjackets

02 - Nightmoves

From "THE ART OF TEA" (1975)

Bass : Wilton Felder
Congas : Jerry Steinholtz
Drums & Percussion : John Guerin
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Keyboards : Joe Sample
Vibes : Larry Bunker

03 - Lotus Blossom

From "ONE BAD HABIT" (1980)

Keyboards : Larry Williams
Bass : Dennis Belfield
Drums : Rick Marotta
Guitar : Eric Gale, Rick Zunigar & George Sopuch
Keyboards : Tennyson Stephens
Tambourine : Andre Fischer

04 - The Lady Wants To Know

From "SLEEPING GYPSY" (1977)

Piano : Joe Sample
Bass : Wilton Felder
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Drums : John Guerin
Saxophone : Michael Brecker
Percussion : Ray Armando
Conductor Orchestral Arrangement : Claus Ogerman

05 - On My Way Home To You

From "ONE BAD HABIT" (1980)

Bass : Dennis Belfield
Drums & Percussion : Andre Fischer
Guitar : George Sopuch
Keyboards : Tennyson Stephens
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Horn & String Arrangements : Jerry Hey

06 - Living On The Inside

From "TIGER IN THE RAIN" (1979)

Acoustic Guitar : Bucky Pizzarelli
Vibraphone : Mike Mainieri
Drums : Ben Riley
Acoustic Bass : Ron Carter
Piano : Kenny Barron

07 - String Of Pearls

From "DRAGONFLY SUMMER" (1993)

Bass : Jimmy Haslip
Keyboards : Russell Ferrante
Drums : William Kennedy
Saxophone : Bob Mintzer
Guitar : Steve Khan
Trumpet : Marvin Stamm
Backing vocals : John Hall, Lance Hoppen & Larry Hoppen
Produced by Yellowjackets

08 - One Day In St. Tropez

From "TIME TOGETHER" (2011)

Piano : Gil Goldstein
Guitar : Romero Lubambo
Bass : Greg Cohen
Percussion : Rogerio Boccato
Produced by Gil Goldstein

09 - Hourglass

From "ABANDONNED GARDEN" (1995)

Guitar : Jeff Mironov
Percussion : Bashiri Johnson & Don Alias
Piano : Gil Goldstein
Bass : Marc Johnson
Drums : Peter Erskine
Produced by Matt Pierson & Gil Goldstein

10 - Rainy Night In Tokyo

From "PASSION FRUIT" (1983)

Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Chris Parker
Electric Piano, Arrangements & Synthesizers : Rob Mounsey
Guitar : Jeff Mironov
Percussion : Sue Evans
Backing vocals : Hamish Stuart, Lesley Miller & Will Lee

11 - Never Say Die

From "PASSION FRUIT" (1983)

Bass : Neil Jason
Drums : Steve Gadd
Electric Guitar : John Tropea
Piano : Pat Rebillot
Acoustic Guitar : Jeff Mironov
Arrangements & Synthesizers : Rob Mounsey
Backing vocals : Kacey Cisyk & Lesley Miller

12 - All I Need

From "BLUE PACIFIC" (1990)

Keyboards : John Beasley
Bass : Neil Stubenhaus
Drums : Peter Erskine
Electric Guitar : Dean Parks
Acoustic Guitar : Buzz Feiten
Percussion : Alex Acuna & Michael Fisher
Produced by Walter Becker

13 - Like Moon Behind A Cloud

From "BAREFOOT ON THE BEACH" (1999)

Bass & Keyboards : Jimmy Haslip
Drums : Shawn Pelton
Percussion : Bashiri Johnson
Guitar : Jeff Mironov
Keyboards : Chris Palmaro
Produced by Jimmy Haslip

14 - Blue Pacific

From "BLUE PACIFIC" (1990)

Keyboards : Larry Williams
Guitar : Michael Thompson
Bass : John Patitucci
Drums : Vinnie Colaiuta
Percussion : Luis Conte
Tenor Saxophone : Kirk Whalum
Produced by Tommy LiPuma

15 - Still Life

From "ONE BAD HABIT" (1980)

Electric Bass : Eddie Gomez
Drums : Andre Fischer
Guitar : David Spinozza
Piano : Don Grolnick

16 - The Cool School

From "RENDEZ-VOUS IN RIO" (2006)

Drums : Brian Dunne
Piano, Guitar & Keyboards : Chuck Loeb
Produced & Arranged by Chuck Loeb


CD4 - Rarities & Unreleasead Tracks + Duets & Covers

01 - Coming Home To You

From The Motion Picture Soundtrack "AUTHOR, AUTHOR" (1982)

Personnel Unknow

02 - Jealousy "Geyster Remix" (Previously Unreleased)

2012

Tenor Saxophone : Michael Brecker
Electric Piano : Rob Mounsey
Bass : Francisco Centeno
Alto Saxophone : Lawrence Feldman
Guitar : Nick Moroch
Drums : Buddy Williams
Trumpet : Lew Soloff & Randy Brecker
Backing vocals : S. Renee Diggs, Yolanda McCullough & Yvonne Lewis

03 - Blue Pacific "Alternate Version" (Previously Unreleased)

2012

Piano : Joe Sample
Guitar : Larry Carlton
Drums : John Guerin
Bass : Freddie Washington

04 - This Will Never Do (Previously Unreleased)

From The Musical "NOA NOA" (1988)

Original Programming & Sequencing by Jeff Mironov
Bass : Wayne Pedzwater
All Keyboards : Scott Petito

05 - Somewhere In The Rain

From "OVER THE SKY : YUMING INTERNATIONAL COVER ALBUM" (2003)

Bass, Guitar, String Arrangements, Keyboards & Additional Percussion : Charles Blenzing
Percussion : Café
Soprano Saxophone : Chris Hunter

06 - I Bought You A Plastic Star For Your Aluminium Tree

From The Compilation "JAZZ CHRISTMAS PARTY" (1997)

Personnel Unknow

07 - Foolish Heart / Bob Mintzer with Michael Franks

From "DEPARTURE" (1993)

Saxophone & Flutes : Bob Mintzer, Lawrence Feldman, Bob Malach, Roger Rosenberg & Peter Yellin
Trumpets & Flugelhorns : Marvin Stamm, Laurie Frink, Tim Hagens, Bob Millikan & Mike Mossman
Trombones : Dave Bargeron, Miek Davis & Keith O'Quinn
Bass : Dave Taylor
Piano : Phil Markowitz
Acoustic Bass : Michael Formanek
Drums : Peter Erskine
Percussion : Sammy Figueroa

08 - Antonio's Song/The Rainbow / Anri with Michael Franks

From "ANGEL WHISPER" (1996)

Bass : James C. Earl
Guitar : Dean Parks
Keyboards & Programming : Yasuharu Ogura & Claude Gaudette
Percussion : Rafael Padilla
Vocal Arrangement : Randy Petersen

09 - Leading Me Back To You / Joe Sample with Michael Franks

From "SPELLBOUND" (1989)

Bass : Marcus Miller
Drums : Omar Hakim
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Guitar : Michael Landau
Keyboards : Joe Sample
Synthesizer : Larry Williams, Jerry Hey & Robbie Buchanan

10 - (Think...) Where Are You Goin? / Me Phi with Michael Franks

From "ONE" (1992)

12 String Acoustic & 6 String Acoustic Guitar : John Michael Falasz III  & Me Phi Me
Keyboards, Rhythms & Bass Guitar : CeeCeeTee

11 - Ladies' Nite / Bonnie Raitt with Michael Franks

From "OBJETS OF DESIRE" (1982)

Electric Piano : Bette Sussman
Bass : Neil Jason
Guitar : Nick Moroch
Synthesizer : Michael Colina & Rob Mounsey
Drums : Andy Newmark

12 - When I Give My Love To You / Michael Franks with Brenda Russell

From "SKIN DIVE" (1985)

Arrangements, Synthesizers & Programming : Rob Mounsey
Drums : Chris Parker

13 - Now Love Has No End / Michael Franks with Valerie Simpson

From "BAREFOOT ON THE BEACH" (1999)

Bass : Will Lee
Drums : Brian Dunne
Cymbals : Wolfgang Haffner
Flugelhorn : Jim Hynes
Flute : David Mann
Guitar : Chuck Loeb
Keyboards : Mike Ricchiuti
Saxophone : Andy Snitzer
Trombone : Birch Johnson
Produced by Chuck Loeb

14 - Island Christmas / Michael Franks with Veronica Nunn

From "WATCHING THE SNOW" (2007)

Acoustic Bass : Jay Anderson
Guitar : Jay Azzolina
Keyboards : Charles Blenzig
French Horn : John Clark
Saxophones & Flutes : Chris Hunter
Percussion : Café
Drums : Billy Kilson
Guitar : Romero Lubambo
Background vocals : Veronica Nunn
Trumpet & Flugelhorn : Alex (Sasha) Sipiagin

15 - Popsicle Toes / The Manhattan Transfer

From "COMING OUT" (1976)

Rhythm Guitar : Bob Bowles
Piano & Clavinet : Dave Frishberg
Drums : Jim Gordon
Bass : Andy Muson

16 - Nightmoves / Dee Dee Bridgewater

From "JUST FAMILY" (1978)

Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Keyboards : Bobby Lyle
Drums : Norman Farrington


CD5 - Michael Franks with Crossfire : Live

All Tracks Performed by Michael Franks with Crossfire
Recorded Live at The St. James Tavern, Sydney / The Capitol Theatre, Sydney / The Town Hall, Auckland, NZ

Musicians :

Guitar : Jim Kelly
Saxophone & Flute : Tony Buchanan
Piano : Michael J. Kenny
Percussion : Ian Bloxsom
Bass : Phil Scorgie
Drums : Steve Hopes

30/03/2012

Mari Hamada "Anti-Heroine" (1993)


 Label : MCA Victor


01 - Heart To Heart (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
02 - Cry For The Moon (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
03 - So Hurt So Long (Mari Hamada, Hiroyuki Ohtsuki & Marc Tanner)
04 - Going Through The Motions (Mari Hamada, Marc Tanner, Jody Gray & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
05 - I Have A Story To Tell (Mari Hamada, Marc Tanner, Jody Gray & Paul Mirkovich)
06 - Lost Generation II (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
07 - Private Heaven (Mari Hamada, Hiroyuki Ohtsuki & Marc Tanner)
08 - Hold On (One More Time) (Mari Hamada, Marc Tanner & Jody Gray)
09 - Anti-Heroine (Mari Hamada & Ichiro Hada)
10 - Company (Mari Hamada & Kazuhiro Hara)
11 - Clouds (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
12 - Border (Mari Hamada & Tetsuro Oda)


Produced by Marc Tanner
Mixed by Bill Drescher
All Vocals Arranged by Mari Hamada
Additional Production : Jody Gray
Basic Track Recorded by Bill Drescher & Marc Greene
Engineered by Marc Greene
Additional Engineered by Takahiro Uchida & Tsuneo Tomono
Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Mastering, LA & Kazushige Yamazaki
Basic Tracks Recorded at Cherokee Studios, LA, CA, USA
Assisted by Bill Smith, Scott Ralston & Mike Gibson
All Overdubs Recorded at Devonshire Studios, N. Hollywood, CA, USA
Assisted by Rich Novak
Mixed at Can-am Studios, Tarzana, CA, USA
Assisted by John Jackson


01 - Heart To Heart

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed
Electric Sitar : Tommy Girvin
Percussion : Steve Klong

02 - Cry For The Moon

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed & Craig Stull

03 - So Hurt So Long

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau
Acoustic Guitar : Tommy Girvin
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Percussion : Steve Klong

04 - Going Through The Motions

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Percussion : Steve Klong
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed

05 - I Have A Story To Tell

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Electric Sitar : Tommy Girvin
Percussion : Steve Klong

06 - Lost Generation II

Drums : Steve Klong
Bass : John Pierce
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich

07 - Private Heaven

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Electric Sitar : Tommy Girvin
Percussion : Steve Klong

08 - Hold On (One More Time)

Drums : Steve Klong
Bass : John Pierce
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich

09 - Anti-Heroine

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich

10 - Company

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed
Percussion : Miles Robinson 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich

11 - Clouds

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Talk Box : Tommy Girvin

12 - Border

Drums : Mike Baird
Bass : Leland "Lee" Sklar 
Keyboard : Paul Mirkovich
Acoustic Guitar : Brett Garsed
Electric Guitar : Michael Landau
Percussion : Miles Robinson

Mari Hamada "Tomorrow" (1991)


 Label : MCA Victor


01 - Tele-Control (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
02 - Easy Going (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
03 - Love Ain't Easy (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
04 - Rainy Blue (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
05 - Paradox (Mari Hamada & Takashi Masuzaki)
06 - Missing (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
07 - One Kiss (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)
08 - Selfish (Mari Hamada & Haward Killy)
09 - Love N' Music (Mari Hamada & Katsumi Yamaura)
10 - More Than Ever (Mari Hamada, Katsumi Yamaura & Takanobu Masuda)
11 - Precious Summer (Mari Hamada & Tetsuro Oda)
12 - Tomorrow (Mari Hamada & Hiroyuki Ohtsuki)


Produced by Mari Hamada
Produced & Recorded by Greg Edward for Reflex Productions, Inc.
Mixed by Greg Edward
Co-Produced by Hiroyuki Ohtsuki
All Vocal Arranged by Mari Hamada
Recorded at Rumbo Recorders, LA
Engineered by Andy Udoff
Assisted by Dick Kaneshiro
Mixed at Rumbo Recorders
Assisted by Andy Udoff
Additional Recording & Mix at Enterprise Studios
Assisted by Fred Kelly
Additional Recording & Mix at Can-Am Recorders
Assisted by John Jackson
Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Mastering, Los Angeles


All Vocal : Mari Hamada


The Band :

Michael Landau : Electric & Acoustic Guitars
John Keane : Drums
John Pierce : Bass
Randy Kerber : Keyboards & Program


Additional Guests :

Steve Lukather & Tim Pierce : Guitar
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards & Program
Efrain Toro : Percussion
Rick Palombi, Seth Marsh, Bernadette Barlow & Natisse Bambi Jones : Background Singers on "Tomorrow"

Mari Hamada "Return To Myself" (1989)


 Label : Victor Musical Industries


01 - Return To Myself (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
02 - Separate Lives (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
03 - Emotion In Motion (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
04 - Walking On The Boderline (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
05 - Second Wind (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
06 - Only In My Dreams (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
07 - Take Me To Your Heart (Steve Diamond, Chris Farren, Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
08 - We Should Be So Lucky (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
09 - With All My Love (Mark Mueller, Bruce Gaitsch, Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)
10 - Restless Kind (Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project)


Produced by Greg Edward for Reflex Productions, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed by Greg Edward
Recorded at Rumbo Recorders, LA
Engineered by Greg Edward & Andy Udoff
Mixed at Rumbo Recorders Studio A
Assisted by Andy Udoff
Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Lacquer, Los Angeles
All Songs Arranged by Greg Edward, Randy Kerber & H.M. Project*
Strings Arranged by Randy Kerber
Horns Arranged by Greg Edward & Jimmy "Z" Horns


The Band :

John Keane : Drums & Percussion
John Pierce : Bass Guitar
Michael Landau : Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Randy Kerber : Keyboards


Additional Guests :

Charles Judge : Keyboards
Denny Fongheiser : Percussion & Drum Sequence
Jason Scheff & Bill Champlin : Background vocals


Horns :

Jimmy "Z" Zavala : Saxophone
Lee Thornburg : Trumpet
Claude Cailliet : Trombone


Strings :

Doug Cameron : Concert Master
Rhonni Hallman & Michelle Nardone : 1st Violin
Charles Veal, Marcy Dicterow & Gina Kronstadt : 2nd Violin
Ray Tischer & Carol Castillo : Viola
Maurice Grants & Nancy Grants : Cello
David Stone : Bass
Bill Alsup : French Horn


*H.M. Project : Mari Hamada, Hiroyuki Ohtsuki, Takanobu Masuba, Kazuhiro Hara, Takashi Masuzaki, Noriyuki Okada, Kaoru Ohori, Tomonori Yamada, Kazuo Shimizu & Eri Hamada

Mari Iijima "Miss Lemon" (1988)


 Label : Alfa Moon


01 - ガラスのダーリン (Mari Iijima)
02 - 鏡よ、鏡! (Mari Iijima)
03 - 9月の雨の匂い (Mari Iijima)
04 - ミッドナイト・コール (Mari Iijima & Kaoru Noda)
05 - 冷たい空 (Mari Iijima)
06 - プラットホーム (Mari Iijima)
07 - 気紛れウイークデイズ (Mari Iijima)
08 - パリからのエアメール (Mari Iijima)
09 - ロンリー・ガール (Mari Iijima)
10 - I Love You (Mari Iijima)


Produced by Mari Iijima
Sound Produced by Mari Iijima & Catzeye
Co-Produced by Mitsuru "Neil" Oda & Kenji Sano
All Songs Arranged by James Studer
Recording Director : Hitoshi Fujisaki
Recording Engineers : Peter A. Baker & Dan Marnien
Mixing Engineer : Peter A. Baker
Assistant Engineer : Timothy M. Carroll
Disk Mastering Engineer : Masao Saotome
Executive Producer : Ruozo Kosugi
Recorded at Artisan Sound Recorders, Jan-Feb 1988


Catzeye :

James Studer : Keyboards & Vocals
Charles "Icarus" Johnson : Guitar
George Hawkins : Bass & Vocals
Tris Imboden : Drums


Guest musicians :

David T. Walker : Guitar
Michael Paulo : Saxophone


Additional musicians :

Kenji Sano : Bass & Vocals
Neil Oda : Percussion & Vocals

Masayoshi Takanaka "Brasilian Skies" (1978)


 Label : Kitty Japan


01 - Beleza Pula (Masayoshi Takanaka)
02 - Brasilian Skies (Masayoshi Takanaka)
03 - Nights (Masayoshi Takanaka)
04 - I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson & Max Roach)
05 - Star Wars Samba (Masayoshi Takanaka)
06 - Disco "B" (John Williams)
07 - Funky Holo Holo Bird (Masayoshi Takanaka)
08 - 伊豆甘夏納豆売り(Masayoshi Takanaka)


Produced by Masayoshi Takanaka
Executive Producer : Hidenori Taga
Recording Engineers : Stephen Hodge, Ary Carvalhaes & Masaru Takagi
Assistant Engineers : David Rideau, Julinho, Anibal & Vitor
Remixed by Masayoshi Takanaka & Masaru Takagi
Recorded at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA, Cia Brasileira De Discos Phonogram, Rio De Janeiro & Polydor Izu Studio, Izu
Strings Arrangements by Ryuichi Sakamoto


Musicians :

Jeff Porcaro, James Gadson, Wilson Das Neves & Shi-Chan Inoue : Drums
Abraham Laboriel, Scott Edwards, Sergio Portello Barrozo Netto & Getao Takahashi : Bass
Greg Phillinganes, Sergio Carualho & Kiyosumi Ishikawa : Keyboards
Ryuichi Sakamoto : Keyboards & Strings Ensemble
Masayoshi Takanata, Marlo Henderson & Daudeth De Azevedo (Cavaquinho) : Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa, Altamiro Coelho Rosa, Milton Delfind Marcal, Elyeu Delico, Luna Do Pander, Hermes Coutesini & Antenor Marques Filho : Percussion
Motoya Hamaguchi : Percussion & Flute
Keiko Yamakawa : Harp
Haruko Kuwana : Background vocals
Maria Rita Kfouri, Maria Aparecida De Souza & Maria Helena Viollin : Chorus

Yutaka "Brazasia" (1990) -Smooth Jazz / City Pop-


 Label : GRP Records


01 - Brazasia (Yutaka Yokokura, Oscar Castro-Neves & Mann)
02 - East By South (Yutaka Yokokura)
03 - Morena (Yutaka Yokokura & Tapajos)
04 - Chuva (Yutaka Yokokura)
05 - Lambada Nova (You're Good For Me) (Yutaka Yokokura & Mann)
06 - Urban Jungle (Yutaka Yokokura & Oscar Castro-Neves)
07 - Wayward Wind (Yutaka Yokokura)
08 - (If I Only Have) One Chance (Yutaka Yokokura, Antonio Adolfo & Mann)
09 - Sao Jorge (Yutaka Yokokura & Antonio Adolfo)
10 - Say You Do (Yutaka Yokokura & Feather)


Produced & Arranged by Yutaka Yokokura
Executive Producers : Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Assistant Producer on "Morena", "(If I Only Have) One Chance", "East By South" & "Sao Jorge" : Antonio Adolfo
Recorded at Double "Y" Studios / Alhambra, CA ; Milagro Sound / Glendale, CA & Entourage Studios / N. Hollywood, CA
Recorded by Geoff Gillette & Yutaka Yokokura
Digitally Mixed by Geoff Gillette at Double "Y" Studio / Alhambra, CA
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
Horns Arranged by Jerry Hey
Additional Synthesizer Programming by Don Grusin


01 - Brazasia

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Acoustic Piano, Koto & Lead vocals
Arthur Maia : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Gary Meek : EWI
Paulinho Da Costa, Luis Conte & Michael Shapiro : Percussion
Gracinha Leporace : Background vocals

02 - East By South

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Arthur Maia : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Ricardo Silveira : Electric Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa & Michael Shapiro : Percussion
Jerry Hey & Gary Grant : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Kim Hutchcroft : Alto Sax
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone
 
03 - Morena

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Koto & Lead vocals
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Beimbau & Percussion
Gracinha Leporace : Background vocals

04 - Chuva

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Jerry Watts : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Luis Conte & Michael Shapiro : Percussion
Gary Meek : EWI

05 - Lambada Nova (You're Good For Me)

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Jerry Watts : Bass
Luis Conte & Michael Shapiro : Percussion
Pauline Wilson : Lead vocals
Jerry Hey & Gary Grant : Trumpets
Kim Hutchcroft : Alto Sax
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone
Gary Meek : Alto Sax (Solo)

06 - Urban Jungle

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Carlos Vega : Drums
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Michael Shapiro : Percussion

07 - Wayward Wind

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Acoustic Piano & Koto

08 - (If I Only Have) One Chance

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards, Koto & Vocals
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Teo Lima : Drums
Ricardo Silveira : Electric Guitar
Luis Conte : Percussion

09 - Sao Jorge

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Gary Meek : EWI
Pauline Wilson & Gracinha Leporace : Vocals

10 - Say You Do

Yutaka Yokokura : Keyboards & Koto
Jerry Watts : Bass
Carlos Vega : Drums
Oscar Castro-Neves : Acoustic Guitar
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Pauline Wilson : Vocals
Jerry Hey & Gary Grant : Flugelhorn
Kim Hutchcroft : Alto Sax
Bill Reichenbach : Trombone

Larry Carlton "The Gift" (1996)


 Label : GRP Records


01 - Ridin' The Treasure (Larry Carlton)
02 - Things We Said Today (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
03 - Goin' Nowhere (Larry Carlton)
04 - The Gift (Larry Carlton)
05 - Shop 'Till You Drop (Larry Carlton)
06 - Pammie Dear (Larry Carlton)
07 - Osaka Cool (Larry Carlton)
08 - My Old Town (Larry Carlton)
09 - Mourning Dove (Larry Carlton)
10 - Buddy (Larry Carlton)


Produced & Arranged by Larry Carlton
Engineered & Mixed by Rik Pekkonen
Assistant Engineer : Marc Frigo
Technical Assistant : Dave Rouze
Recorded at Woodland Studios, Nashville, TN
Mixed at Quad Studio, Nashville, TN
Mastered by Bernie Grundman, Los Angeles, CA
Overdubs Recorded at Belle River Farms, Franklin, TN
"Things We Said Today" Engineered & Mixed by Ross Hogarth at The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA


Musicians :

Larry Carlton : Guitars
Matt Rollings & Rick Jackson : Keyboards
Larry Kimpel : Bass
Gregg Bissonette : Drums
Michael Fisher : Percussion
Kirk Whalum : Saxophone


01 - Ridin' The Treasure

/

02 - Things We Said Today

Michele Pillar Carlton : Vocals
Rick Jackson : Keyboards
Melvin Davis : Bass
Land Richards : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

03 - Goin' Nowhere

/

04 - The Gift

/

05 - Shop 'Till You Drop

/

06 - Pammie Dear

Rick Jackson : Keyboards
Buddy Emmons : Steel Guitar

07 - Osaka Cool

/

08 - My Old Town

/

09 - Mourning Dove

/

10 - Buddy

/

29/03/2012

Larry Carlton "Kid Gloves" (1992)


 Label : GRP Records


01 - Kid Gloves (Larry Carlton)
02 - The Preache (Larry Carlton)
03 - Michele's Whistle (Larry Carlton)
04 - Oui Oui Si (Larry Carlton & Matt Rollings)
05 - Heart To Hear (Larry Carlton)
06 - Just My Imagination (Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield)
07 - Where Be Mosada (Larry Carlton)
08 - Farm Jaz (Larry Carlton)
09 - Terry T (Larry Carlton)
10 - If I Could Would (Larry Carlton)


Produced by Larry Carlton
Executive Producers : Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Recorded at Room 335, Hollywood, CA
Engineered & Mixed by Don Murray
Assistant Engineers : Dave Rouze & Mike Klofter
Mastered by Wally Traugott at Capitol Mastering Studio


Musicians : 

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Matt Rollings : Keyboards
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Michael Fisher & Alex Acuna : Percussion
Kirk Whalum : Saxophone
Eric Pershing : Synth Programming & Drum Loops

28/03/2012

Larry Carlton "Christmas At My House" (1989)


 Label : MCA Records


01 - The Christmas Song (Mel Torme & Robert Wells) (Instrumental)
02 - Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard & Dick Smith)
03 - Silent Night-It Came Upon A Midnight (Frank Gruber & Richard Willis)
04 - White Christmas (Irving Berlin)
05 - The Holy And The Ivy (Sandy Farina, J. Farina & A. Farina)
06 - Ringing The Bells Of Christmas (Larry Carlton, Michele Pillar, Bill LaBounty & Beckie Foster)
07 - What Child Is This (Traditional)
08 - The Little Drummer Boy (Katherine K. Davis,Henry V. Onorati & Harry Simeone)
09 - Joy To The World (Thomas Haweis & Isaac Watts)
10 - My Favorite Things - We Three Kings Of Orient Are (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II)
11 - The Christmas Song (Mel Torme & Robert Wells) (Vocal)


Produced by Larry Carlton for Larry Carlton Productions
Engineered & Mixed by Rik Pekkonen at Room 335
Mastered by Bernie Grundman


01 - The Christmas Song (Instrumental)

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter & Clare Fischer : Keyboards
John Ferraro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass

02 - Winter Wonderland

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter & Clare Fischer : Keyboards
John Ferraro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Michael Fisher : Percussion

03 - Silent Night-It Came Upon A Midnight

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Michele Pillar : Vocals
Terry Trotter : Keyboards
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Michael Fisher : Percussion

04 - White Christmas

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter & Clare Fischer : Keyboards
John Ferraro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Michael Fisher : Percussion

05 - The Holy And The Ivy

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter : Keyboards

06 - Ringing The Bells Of Christmas

Michele Pillar : Lead & Background vocals
Larry Carlton : Guitar & Bass
Robbie Buchanan : Keyboards
Christopher Cross, David Pack & Karen Blake : Background vocals

07 - What Child Is This

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter : Keyboards
John Ferraro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass

08 - The Little Drummer Boy

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter : Keyboards
John Ferraro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass

09 - Joy To The World

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Clare Fischer : Keyboards

10 - My Favorite Things - We Three Kings Of Orient Are

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter : Keyboards
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass

11 - The Christmas Song (Vocal)

Michele Pillar : Lead vocals
Larry Carlton : Guitar
Terry Trotter : Keyboards
John Ferraro : Drums
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Michael Fisher : Percussion
Kirk Whalum : Saxophone

Larry Carlton "Alone/But Never Alone" (1986)


 Label : MCA Records


01 - Smiles And Smiles To Go (Larry Carlton)
02 - Perfect Peace (Larry Carlton)
03 - Carring You (Larry Carlton)
04 - The Lord's Player (Traditional & Albert Hay Malotte)
05 - High Steppin' (Larry Carlton)
06 - Whatever Happens (Larry Carlton & Bill Withers)
07 - Pure Delight (Larry Carlton)
08 - Alone/But Never Alone (Larry Carlton)


Produced & Arranged by Larry Carlton for Larry Carlton Productions
Engineered & Mixed by Rik Pekkonen
Assistant Engineer : Hal Sacks
Mastered by Bernie Grundman


Musicians :

Larry Carlton : Bass, Electric Guitar, Guitar & Keyboards
Terry Trotter : DX-7, Synthesizer & Keyboards
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Rick Marotta : Drums
Michael Fisher : Percussion

27/03/2012

Larry Carlton "Eight Times Up" (1982)


 Label : Warner Bros. Records / Wounded Bird Records


01 - Strikes Twice (Larry Carlton)
02 - Salud (Abraham Laboriel)
03 - Blues Bird (Larry Carlton)
04 - Black And White (Larry Carlton)
05 - Upper Kern (Larry Carlton)
06 - House On The Hill (Larry Carlton)


Produced & Arranged by Larry Carlton for Larry Carlton Productions
Recorded Live on January 28, 1982 at Yubinchokin Hall in Tokyo, Japan
Recording Production : Tamco Mobile Truck
Engineer : Yuichi Shima
Remix Engineer : Larry Carlton
2nd Engineer : Steve Carlton
Remixed by Larry Carlton at Room 335, Hollywood, California, March 1982


Musicians :

Larry Carlton : Guitars
Terry Trotter : Fender Rhodes
Brian Mann : Organ & Synthesizers
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

Larry Carlton "Strikes Twice" (1980)


 Label : Warner Bros. Records


01 - Strikes Twice (Larry Carlton)
02 - Ain't Nothin' For A Heartache (Kerry Chater & Baron Longfellow)
03 - Midnight Parade (Larry Carlton)
04 - The Magician (Larry Carlton & John Townsend)
05 - Springville (Larry Carlton)
06 - Mulberry Street (Larry Carlton)
07 - In My Blood (Larry Carlton & John Townsend)
08 - For Love Alone (Larry Carlton)


Produced & Arranged by Larry Carlton for Larry Carlton Production
Recorded & Re-Mixed at Room 335, Hollywood, California
Engineer : Larry Carlton
Second Engineer : Steve Carlton
Re-Mix : Larry Carlton
Re-Mix Consultant : Jay Graydon
Mastering : Bernie Grundman


01 - Strikes Twice

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Greg Mathieson : Fender Rhodes
Don Freeman : CP 70 Electric Grand
Brian Mann : CS 80 Solo & Oberheim
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Robert "Pops" Popwell : Bass

02 - Ain't Nothin' For A Heartache

Larry Carlton : Guitars, Guitar Synthesizer & Vocals
Greg Mathieson : Fender Rhodes
Don Freeman : Clavinet
Robert "Pops" Powell : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

03 - Midnight Parade

Larry Carlton : Guitar & Guitar Synthesizer
Greg Mathieson : Fender Rhodes
Don Freeman : Clavinet
Robert "Pops" Popwell : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

04 - The Magician

Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocal
Greg Mathieson : Oberheim & CS 80
Don Freeman : Fender Rhodes & Clavinet
Robert "Pops" Popwell : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

05 - Springville

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Greg Mathieson : CS 80 & Organ
Don Freeman : Fender Rhodes
Robert "Pops" Popwell : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

06 - Mulberry Street

Larry Carlton : Guitar & Guitar Synthesizer
Terry Trotter : Fender Rhodes
Greg Mathieson : Organ
Robert "Pops" Popwell : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

07 - In My Blood

Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocals
Greg Mathieson : Organ & Mini Moog
Don Freeman : Fender Rhodes & Clavinet
Robert "Pops" Popwell : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums

08 - For Love Alone

Larry Carlton : Guitar, Fender Rhodes, Drums, Bass & Percussion
Brian Mann : Oberheim

26/03/2012

Larry Carlton "Mr. 335 Live In Japan" (1979)


 Label : Warner Bros. Records


01 - I'm A Fool (Larry Carlton)
02 - Mellow Out (Larry Carlton)
03 - Tight Squeeze (Larry Carlton)
04 - I'm A Home (Greg Mathieson)
05 - Rio Samba (Larry Carlton)
06 - (It Was) Only Yesterday (Larry Carlton)
07 - Point It Up (Larry Carlton)


Produced & Arranged by Larry Carlton for Larry Carlton Productions
Recorded Live at Yubinchokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, November 1, 1978
Remixed in Hollywood, California, USA at Room 335, Januray, 1979
Remix Engineer : Larry Carlton
Assistant Engineer : Steve Carlton
Mixer : Nobuo Ishizaki
Assistant Engineer : Teruo Tanaka
Live Recording Production : Tamco Mobile Truck


Musicians :

Larry Carlton : Guitars & Vocals
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion

Larry Carlton "Singing/Playing" (1973)


 Label : Blue Thumb Records / MCA Records / Edsel Records


01 - Easy Evil (Alan O'Day)
02 - I Cry Mercy (Tim Smith & Steve Smith)
03 - One More Change (Terry Furlong)
04 - With Respect To Coltrane (Tom Scott)
05 - American Family (Alan O'Day)
06 - Wavin' And Smilin' (Bob Siller)
07 - Captain Captain (Larry Carlton)
08 - Freeway (Larry Carlton)


Produced by John Guess & Larry Carlton
Directed by Stewart Levine for Chisa Record Productions, Inc.
Engineered by John Guess
Recorded at Hollywood Sound Recorders, Hollywood, California


01 - Easy Evil

Larry Carlton : Guitar, Bass & Vocals
Michael Omartian : Electric Piano
Michael Mills : Percussion

02 - I Cry Mercy

Strings Arranged by Larry Carlton
Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocals
Joe Osborn : Bass
Michael Omartian : Piano & Organ
Jim Gordon : Drums

03 - One More Change

Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocals
Joe Osborn : Bass
Michael Omartian : Piano
Ron Tutt : Drums
Alan Estes : Percussion
Oma Drake, Julia Tillman Waters & Maxine Willard Waters : Background vocals

04 - With Respect To Coltrane

Larry Carlton : Guitar
Wilton Felder : Bass
Joe Sample  Electric Piano
Stix Hooper : Drums
Alan Estes : Percussion

05 - American Family

Strings Arranged by Larry Carlton
Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocals
Max Bennett : Bass
Michael Omartian : Piano
John Guerin : Drums

06 - Wavin' And Smilin'

Arranged by Larry Carlton & Michael Omartian
Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocals
Joe Osborn : Bass
Michael Omartian : Piano
Ron Tutt : Drums
Alan Estes : Percussion

07 - Captain Captain

Larry Carlton : Guitar & Vocals
Reinie Press : Bass
Michael Omartian : Piano & Synthesizer
Jim Gordon : Drums
Chris Neilson : Background vocals

08 - Freeway

Larry Carlton : Guitar, Vibes & Percussion
Wilton Felder : Bass
Joe Sample  Electric Piano
Stix Hooper : Drums

23/03/2012

Harold Faltermeyer Feat. Joe Pizzulo "Olympic Dreams" (1992)


 Label : EastWest Records GmbH


01 - Olympic Dreams (Tom Whitlock, Willy Bogner & Harold Faltermeyer) (Single Mix)
02 - Olympic Dreams (Tom Whitlock, Willy Bogner & Harold Faltermeyer) (Extended Mix)
03 - Olympic Dreams (Tom Whitlock, Willy Bogner & Harold Faltermeyer) (Ballad Version)
04 - Olympic Dreams (Tom Whitlock, Willy Bogner & Harold Faltermeyer) (Midnight Dream Mix)


Produced by Harold Faltermeyer for Unique Productions, Inc.
Featuring : Joe Pizzulo

Boz Scaggs "Speak Low" (2008)


 Label : Decca


01 - Invitation (Brolnislaw Kaper & Paul Francis Webster)
02 - She Was Too Good To Me (Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers)
03 - I Wish I Knew (Mack Gordon & Harry warren)
04 - Speak Low (Ogden Mash & Kurt Weill)
05 - Do Nothing Till You Heart From Me (Edward Kennedy Ellington & Sidney Keith Russell)
06 - I'll Remember April (Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnson & Don Raye)
07 - Save Your Love For Me (Buddy Woodrow Johnson)
08 - Ballad Of The Sad Young Men (Frances Landesman & Thomas J. Wolf Jr.)
09 - Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael & John H. Nercer)
10 - Senza Fine (Campos Cesarea, Gino Paoli & Alec Wilder)
11 - Dindi (Aloysio De Oliveira, Ray Gilbert & Antonio Carlos Jobim)
12 - This Time The Dream's On Me (Harold Arlen & John H. Mercer)
13 - Azure (Harold Arlen & John H. Mercer)
14 - Some Other Time / We're All Alone (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden & Adolph Green)


Produced by Boz Scaggs & Gil Goldstein
Additional Production by Mike Pela
Arranged by Gil Goldstein
Mixed by Danny Kopelson with Chris Tabarez & Michael Rodriguez
Mixed at Meac Studio, San Francisco, CA
Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME
Executive Producer : Craig Fruin
Technical Production : Chris Tabarez
Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, CA
Engineers : Mike Pela, Chris Tabarez & Dann Michael Thompson
Assistant Engineer : Michael Rodriguez
String & Reed Section Recorded by Jay Newland at Avatar Sound, New York, NY
Assistant Engineer : Justin Gerrish
Additional Recording at Meac Studio, San Francisco, CA
Engineers : Chris Tabarez & Ryan Doordan
Additional Pro Tools Engineering by Steve Rodby & Chris Tabarez
Vibes & Marimbas Recorded by Geoff Countryman & Leonard Hospidor


Musicians : 

Gil Goldstein : Piano, Rhodes, Wurlitzer & Accordion
Alex Acuna : Drums & Percussion
Bob Sheppard : Tenor & Soprano Saxophone, Bass Clarinet & Bass Flute
Scott Colley : Bass
Mike Mainieri : Vibes & Marimba
Carol Robbins : Harp
Boz Scaggs : Guitar
Eric Crystal : Tenor Saxophone
Joyce Hamman : Violin (Concert Master)
Laura Seaton : Violin
Lois Martin : Viola
Richard Locker : Cello
Lou Marini & Aaron Heick : Bass Flute
Lawrence Feldman : Alto Flute
Shane Shanahan : Tablas

Boz Scaggs "Greatest Hits Live" (2004)


 Label : Gray Cat Records / Rounder Records 


Disc One

01 - Lowdown (Boz Scaggs & David Paich)
02 - Slow Dancer (Boz Scaggs & G. Daly)
03 - Heart Of Mine (Bobby Caldwell, Jason Scheff & Dennis Matkosky) 
04 - It All Went Down The Drain (Earl King Johnson)
05 - Harbor Lights
(Boz Scaggs)
06 - Jojo (Boz Scaggs, David Foster & David Lasley)
07 - Ask Me 'Bout Nothin' But The Blues (Deadrick Malone & Henry Boozier) 
08 - Breakdown Dead Ahead (Boz Scaggs & David Foster)


Disc Two

01 - Look What You've Done To Me
(Boz Scaggs & David Foster)
02 - I Just Go (Boz Scaggs)
03 - Georgia (Boz Scaggs)
04 - Miss Sun (David Paich)
05 - Lido Shuffle
(Boz Scaggs & David Paich)
06 - Runnin' Blues (Boz Scaggs & Patrick O'Hara)
07 - Loan Me A Dime (Fenton Robinson & M. Middlebrook)
08 - We're All Alone
(Boz Scaggs)



Produced by David Paich
Associate Producer : Chris Tabarez
Recorded by Michael Rodriguez
Associate Recording Engineers : Stephen Jarvis & Betty Cantor-Jackson
Additional Engineering : Chris Tabarez
Assistant Engineer : John Jeffef
Stereo & 5.1 Audio Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering


The Band :

Jim Cox & Michael Bluestein : Keyboards
Drew Zings : Guitar
Matt Bissonette : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Monet & Barbara Wilson : Backing vocals
Rich Armstrong : Trumpet
Charles McNeal : Saxophone

Boz Scaggs "Dig" (2001)


 Label : Virgin Records America / Toshiba EMI


01 - Payday (Boz Scaggs & David Paich)
02 - Sarah (Boz Scaggs, Danny Kortchmar, Allan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe)
03 - Miss Riddle (Boz Scaggs, David Paich & Michael Rodriguez)
04 - I Just Go (Boz Scaggs)
05 - Get On The Natch (Boz Scaggs, Danny Kortchmar, A. Bond, G. Johnson & G. Perry)
06 - Desire (Boz Scaggs, David Paich & Greg Phillinganes)
07 - Call That Love (Boz Scaggs, "AppleJack" Walroth, Danny Kortchmar, David Paich & Steve Jordan)
08 - King Of El Paso (Boz Scaggs & "AppleJack" Walroth)
09 - You're Not (Boz Scaggs & Danny Kortchmar)
10 - Vanishing Point
(Boz Scaggs, Dominique Gioia & David Paich)
11 - Thanks To You (Boz Scaggs & David Paich)


Produced by Danny Kortchmar & David Paich
Mixed by Elliot Scheiner
Engineers & Studios : 
Round One : ATS Studio, Los Angeles, California
Engineer : Jeff Stutcliffe
Pro Tools : Pablo Mungilla
Paich's Keyboard Programming : John Jessel
Round Two : ACME Studios, Mamaroneck, New York
Engineer : Peter Dennenberg
Round Three : Meac Studiosn San Francisco, California
Engineer : Steve MacMillan
Additional Recording : Bob Levy
Pre-Production Recording & Additional Tracking : Michael Rodriguez
Except Danny Kortchmar Pre-Production by Himself
Post-Production & Pro Tools Management : Steve MacMillan
Mixed at Presence Studios, Westport, CT
Assistant : Joe Peccerillo
Stereo Mastering by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering & DVD, Portland, ME
Digital Editing by Adam Ayan
All Music Arranged by David Paich, Danny Kortchmar & Boz Scaggs 


01 - Payday

Boz Scaggs, Danny Kortchmar & Ray Parker Jr. : Guitars
David Paich : Keyboards & Synths
Michael Rodriguez : Programming
Roy Hargrove Jr. : Horns
Robin DiMaggio : Drums

02 - Sarah

Danny Kortchmar : Programming & Guitars
David Paich : Keyboards & Synths
Monet : Backing vocals
Joe Bonadio : Additional Percussion

03 - Miss Riddle

Michael Rodriguez : Programming & Keyboards
David Paich : Synths
Roy Hargrove Jr. : Horns
Danny Kortchmar : Guitar
Greg Phillinganes : Acoustic Piano

04 - I Just Go

Boz Scaggs : Guitars
David Paich : Keyboards
Nathan East : Bass
Robin DiMaggio : Hand Percussion

05 - Get On The Natch

Danny Kortchmar : Programming & Guitars
David Paich : Keyboards & Synths
Steve Lukather : Guitar Solo

06 - Desire

Boz Scaggs : Guitars
Danny Kortchmar : Programming & Guitars
David Paich : Keyboards & Synths
Michael Rodriguez : Programming
Monet : Backing vocals
Joe Bonadio : Hand Percussion

07 - Call That Love

David Paich : Keyboards
Danny Kortchmar : Guitars
Steve Jordan : Bass & Drums
Roy Hargrove Jr. : Horns
Monet : Backing vocals

08 - King Of El Paso

Boz Scaggs : Guitars
David Paich : Keyboards
Monet : Backing vocals

09 - You're Not

Danny Kortchmar : Programming & Guitars
David Paich : Synths, Keyboards & Backing vocals
Monet : Backing vocals

10 - Vanishing Point

David Paich : Keyboards & Synths
Boz Scaggs & Danny Kortchmar : Guitars

11 - Thanks To You

David Paich : Keyboards & Synths
Boz Scaggs & Danny Kortchmar : Guitars
Roy Hargrove Jr. : Horns
Robin DiMaggio : Additional Percussion
Steve Lukather : Pedal Steel

22/03/2012

Boz Scaggs "Come On Home" (1997)


 Label : Virgin Records America / Toshiba EMI


01 - It All Went Down The Train (Earl King Johnson)
02 - Ask Me 'Bout Nothin' (But The Blues) (Deadric Malone & Henry Boozier)
03 - Don't Cry Anymore (Deadric Malone)
04 - Found Love (Jimmy Reed)
05 - Come On Home (Earl Randle & Willie Mitchell)
06 - Picture Of A Broken Heart (Boz Scaggs & Dennis Walker)
07 - Love Letters (E. Heyman & V. Young)
08 - Your Love (Boz Scaggs)
09 - Early In The Morning (John Lee Williamson)
10 - Your Good Thing (Is About To End) (David Porter & Isaac Hayes)
11 - T-Bone Shuffle (T-Bone Walker)
12 - Sick And Tired (Christopher Kenner & Dave Bartholomew)
13 - After Hours (Boz Scaggs)
14 - Good Night Louise (Boz Scaggs)


Produced by Boz Scaggs
Recorded by Elliot Scheiner & Michael Rodriguez
Mixed by Michael Rodriguez at Meac Studio, San Francisco
Executive Producer : Harry Duncan
Recorded at Meac Studio, San Francisco & Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, CA
Willie Mitchell Horns & Charles Hodges Recorded at Royal Recording Studio, Memphis
Mastered by Bernie Grundman


01 - It All Went Down The Train

Jim Keltner : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Jim Cox & Charles Hodges : B3 Organ
Boz Scaggs : Guitar Solo & Horn Arrangement
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Ricky Faatar : Percussion
Norbert Stachel : Horn Arrangement

02 - Ask Me 'Bout Nothin' (But The Blues)

Ricky Faatar : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Scott Plunkett : B3 Organ
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Norbert Stachel & Ronnie Cuber : Horn Arrangements

03 - Don't Cry Anymore

Ricky Faatar : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Dave Matthews & Charles Hodges : B3 Organ
Boz Scaggs : Guitar & Horn Arrangement
Willie Mitchell & Ronnie Cuber : Horn Arrangements

04 - Found Love

Ricky Faatar : Drums
James Hutchinson : Bass
Harry Duncan : Harmonica
Steve Freund & Boz Scaggs : Guitar

05 - Come On Home

Jim Keltner : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Jim Cox : B3 Organ
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Anthony Blea : Violin

06 - Picture Of A Broken Heart

Ricky Faatar : Drums
James Hutchinson : Bass
Dave Matthews & Scott Plunkett : B3 Organ
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Boz Scaggs : Guitar & Horn Arrangement
Norbert Stachel : Horn Solo & Horn Arrangement

07 - Love Letters

Jim Keltner : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Jim Cox : B3 Organ
Boz Scaggs : Guitar Solo
Fred Tackett : Guitar

08 - Your Love

Jim Keltner : Drums
Daryl Johnson : Bass
Jim Cox : Piano
Boz Scaggs : Guitar & Solo
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Monet Owens, Kitty Beethoven & Otis Cooper : Background vocals

09 - Early In The Morning

Jim Keltner : Drums
James Hutchinson : Bass
Harry Duncan : Harmonica
Steve Freund : Guitar

10 - Your Good Thing (Is About To End)

Jim Keltner : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Jim Cox : Piano
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Norbert Stachel : Horn Solo & Horn Arrangement
Ronnie Cuber : Horn Arrangement

11 - T-Bone Shuffle

Ricky Faatar : Drums
James Hutchinson : Bass
Scott Plunkett : Piano
Boz Scaggs : Guitar & Solo
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Traditional : Horn Arrangement
Norbert Stachel : Horn Arrangement

12 - Sick And Tired

Ricky Faatar : Drums
Freddie Washington : Bass
Dave Matthews : Piano
Boz Scaggs : Guitar, Solo & Horn Arrangement
Fred Tackett : Guitar
Mark Scaggs : Percussion
Ronnie Cuber : Horn Solo & Horn Arrangement
Norbert Stachel : Horn Arrangement

13 - After Hours

Ricky Faatar : Drums
Dave Matthews : B3 Organ
Boz Scaggs : Guitar

14 - Good Night Louise

Jim Keltner : Drums
Daryl Johnson : Bass
Jim Cox : Piano
Tom Carter : Accordion
Norbert Stachel : Horn Arrangement


Horns :

Norbert Stachel : Tenor Sax, Alto Sax & Baritone Sax
Ron Stallings & Dave Ellis : Tenor Sax
Vince Lars : Alto Sax
Ronnie Cuber : Baritone Sax
Bill Ortiz : Trumpet
Wayne Wallace & Marty Wehner : Trombone

Willie Mitchell Horns :

Lannie McMillan : Tenor Sax
James Mitchell : Baritone Sax
Ben Cauley : Trumpet
Jack Hale & Brenda Rutledge : Trombone