Blue Note Records Catalog: 45 rpm BN-XW series

Blue Note United Artists BN-XW series (7 inch 45 rpm)

BN-XW189-W   Lou Donaldson - The Long Goodbye / You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Lou Donaldson (alto sax) Eugene Bianco (harp) Joe Venuto (vibes) Derek Smith (piano, electric piano) Jay Berliner (guitar, 12-string guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Grady Tate (drums) Omar Clay (percussion) + overdubs: Joe Farrell, Paul Winter (flute, alto flute) Harry Lookofsky, Aaron Rosand, Irving Spice (violin) Seymour Berman, Harry Zaratzian (viola) Seymour Barab (cello) Wade Marcus (arranger)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, December 11, 1972;
overdubbed at A&R Recording Studios, NYC, December 18, 1972
11396 (tk.14)You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
11395 (tk.2)The Long Goodbye

BN-XW209-W   Marlena Shaw - Save The Children / Last Tango In Paris

Phil Bodner (flute, oboe, English horn) Paul Gershman, Louis Haber, Harry Lookofsky, Irving Spice, Louis Stone, Paul Winter (violin) Julian Barber, Seymour Berman (viola) Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken (cello) Eugene Bianco (harp) Derek Smith (piano, electric piano) Paul Griffin (organ, electric piano) Vincent Bell, Jay Berliner, Cornell Dupree (guitar) Richard Davis (bass) Gordon Edwards (electric bass) Jimmy Johnson (drums) Raymond Orchart (congas) Johnny Pacheco (congas, bongos) Omar Clay (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals) Wade Marcus (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, August 11 & 16, 1972
10441Save The Children
unknown (trumpet, tenor sax, flute, synthesizer, guitar, electric bass, drums, percussion, strings) Marlena Shaw (vocals)
Clover Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 12, 1973
11635 (tk.15)Last Tango In Paris

BN-XW212-W   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd / Slop Jar Blues

Fonce Mizell (trumpet, vocals) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute, alto flute, sax) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Fred Perren (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Stephanie Spruill (congas, tambourine) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1972
11247Black Byrd
11251Slop Jar Blues

BN-XW216-W   Grant Green - Windjammer / Betcha By Golly Now

Claude Bartee (tenor, soprano sax) Gary Coleman (vibes) Shelton Laster (organ) Grant Green (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Greg Williams (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Hank Stewart (announcer)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, April 21, 1972
11225Windjammer
11226Betcha By Golly Now

BN-XW261-W   Alphonze Mouzon - Funky Finger / Spring Water

Buddy Terry (soprano sax) Sonny Fortune (alto sax) Larry Willis (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, timpani, tabla, percussion, electric piano, Clavinet, Mellotron, vocals)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, December 13, 14 & 15, 1972
11443Funky Finger
11447Spring Water

BN-XW287-W   Lou Donaldson - Pillow Talk / Sassy Soul Strut

Thad Jones (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) Seldon Powell (tenor sax, flute) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Paul Griffin (piano, electric piano, organ) Horace Ott (electric piano, arranger, conductor) Hugh McCracken, David Spinozza, John Tropea (electric guitar) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Omar Clay, Jack Jennings (percussion)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1973
12067Pillow Talk
12068Sassy Soul Strut

BN-XW309-W   Donald Byrd - Flight Time / Mr. Thomas

Fonce Mizell (trumpet, vocals) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute, alto flute, sax) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Fred Perren (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals) Dean Parks (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Bobbye Porter Hall (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 3, 1972
11249Mr. Thomas
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 1972
11246Flight Time

BN-XW325-W   Horace Silver - Nothin' Can Stop Me Now / The Liberated Brother

Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn) Michael Brecker (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (electric bass) Mickey Roker (drums)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1972
10671The Liberated Brother
11478Nothin' Can Stop Me Now

BN-XW366-W   Marlena Shaw - Easy Evil / I Just Don't Want To Be Lonely

Eugene Bianco (harp) Derek Smith (piano, electric piano, clavichord) Gene Bertoncini, Cornell Dupree, Carl Lynch, Hugh McCracken (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Charles Collins, Herbie Lovelle, Grady Tate (drums) Arthur Jenkins (congas) George Devens, George Jenkins (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Wade Marcus (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, May 30 & June 6, 1973
12678-10Easy Evil
12682-7I Just Don't Want To Be Lonely

BN-XW381-W   Lou Donaldson - Sanford And Son Theme / Good Morning, Heartache

Thad Jones (trumpet) Garnett Brown (trombone) Lou Donaldson (alto sax, electric alto sax) Seldon Powell (tenor sax, flute) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Paul Griffin (piano, electric piano, organ) Horace Ott (electric piano, arranger, conductor) Hugh McCracken, David Spinozza, John Tropea (electric guitar) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Omar Clay, Jack Jennings (percussion)
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 17, 1973
12066Sanford And Son Theme
same personnel
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 18, 1973
12069Good Morning, Heartache

BN-XW395-W   Bobbi Humphrey - Chicago, Damn / Just A Love Child

Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis (vocals) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1973
12694Just A Love Child
Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Ron Brown, Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas, vocals) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 7 & 8, 1973
12692Chicago, Damn

BN-XW445-W   Donald Byrd - Witch Hunt / Woman Of The World

Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 13, 14 & 15, 1973
12690Witch Hunt
12691Woman Of The World

BN-XW455-W   Bobbi Humphrey - Harlem River Drive / Blacks And Blues

Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis (vocals) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger, conductor)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1973
12693Harlem River Drive
12695Blacks And Blues

BN-XW500-X   Alphonze Mouzon - Oh, Yes I Do / Funky Snakefoot

Randy Brecker (trumpet) Barry Rogers (trombone) Andy Gadsden (tenor sax) Harry Whitaker (piano) Leon Pendarvis (electric piano, organ) Richie Resnicoff (guitar) Mark Harowitz (pedal steel guitar, banjo) Gary King (electric bass) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer, tack piano) Ray Armando (congas, bongos) Angel Allende, Steve Berrios (percussion)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, December 10, 11 & 12, 1973
13733Oh, Yes I Do
Randy Brecker (trumpet) Barry Rogers (trombone) Andy Gadsden (tenor sax) Leon Pendarvis (piano) Harry Whitaker (piano, Clavinet) Mike Mandel (electric piano) Gary King (electric bass) Alphonze Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer)
13734Funky Snakefoot

BN-XW550-X   Marlena Shaw - But For Now / The Feeling's Good

Eugene Bianco (harp) Derek Smith (piano, electric piano, clavichord) Gene Bertoncini, Cornell Dupree, Carl Lynch, Hugh McCracken (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Wilbur Bascomb Jr. (electric bass) Charles Collins, Herbie Lovelle, Grady Tate (drums) Arthur Jenkins (congas) George Devens, George Jenkins (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Wade Marcus (arranger, conductor)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, May 30 & June 6, 1973
12680-8The Feeling's Good
same personnel
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, May 31 & June 6, 1973
12677-1But For Now

BN-XW551-X   Gene Harris - I Remember Summer / Higga-Boom

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) George Bohanon, Keg Johnson (trombone, backing vocals) Sidney Muldrow (French horn) Ernie Watts (reeds) Jerry Peters (piano, backing vocals, arranger) Gene Harris (keyboards, lead vocals, arranger) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, arranger) Jim Shifflett (unknown instruments) Trisha Chamberlain, Ann Esther Davis, Lynn Mack, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals)
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1974
14387I Remember Summer
14393Higga-Boom

BN-XW590-X   Gene Harris - Summer (The First Time) / Los Alamitos (Latin Funk Love Song)

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) George Bohanon, Keg Johnson (trombone, backing vocals) Sidney Muldrow (French horn) Ernie Watts (reeds) Jerry Peters (piano, backing vocals, arranger) Gene Harris (keyboards, lead vocals, arranger) John Rowin, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, arranger) Jim Shifflett (unknown instruments) Trisha Chamberlain, Ann Esther Davis, Lynn Mack, Julia Tillman Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters (backing vocals): same session
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1974
14385Summer (The First Time)
14389Losalamitoslatinfunklovesong

BN-XW592-X   Bobbi Humphrey - San Francisco Lights / Fun House

Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, backing vocals) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, Clavinet) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Phil Davis, Don Preston (synthesizer) John Rowin, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Chuck Davis, Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1974
14612Fun House
Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, backing vocals) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Jerry Peters (piano, Clavinet) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Chuck Davis (Clavinet) Phil Davis, Don Preston (synthesizer) John Rowin, Wah Wah Watson (guitar) Chuck Rainey, Wayne Tweed (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Samantha Harris, Freddie Perren (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 5, 1974
14610San Francisco Lights

BN-XW637-X   The Waters - To Be There / Find It

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) George Bohanon, Maurice Spears (trombone) Mike Altschul, Ernie Watts (reeds) Stella Castellucci (harp) Jerry Peters (piano, keyboards, arranger) John Rowin Jr., David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) John Guerin (drums) Mayuto Correa, Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters (vocals) unidentified strings
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 1974
14743To Be There
14748Find It
** also issued on Blue Note BN-XW692-Y.

BN-XW648-X   Alphonse Mouzon - Nitroglycerin / Happiness Is Loving You

Jerry Peters (electric piano, organ) Tommy Bolin, Lee Ritenour (guitar) Jay Graydon (guitar, programs) Henry Davis (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums, vocals, synthesizer, electric piano, organ, arranger, conductor) Elvena Mouzon (composer)
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1974
15068Happiness Is Loving You
same personnel
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, December 6, 1974
15063Nitroglycerin

BN-XW649-X   Marlena Shaw - Loving You Was Like A Party / You

Mike Lang (piano) Larry Nash (electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Carlton, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified strings, Dale Oehler, Byron Olson (arranger)
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1974
15055Loving You Was Like A Party
Larry Nash (electric piano) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified horns and strings, Dale Oehler (arranger)
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 4, 1974
15057You

BN-XW650-X   Donald Byrd - Think Twice / We're Together

Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Gary Bartz (alto, soprano sax, clarinet) Jerry Peters (piano, organ) Larry Mizell (electric piano, synthesizer, backing vocals, arranger, conductor) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Fred Perren (synthesizer, backing vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) John Rowin (guitar -1) Ronghea Southern (guitar -2) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, bata drum, mouth harp) Mayuto Correa (congas) Roger Sainte (percussion) Stephanie Spruill (percussion, backing vocals) Kay Haith (vocals) James Carter (whistling) Margie Evans, Lorraine Kennar (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, October 11-December, 1974
1. 14890We're Together
2. 15214Think Twice

BN-XW691-Y   Marlena Shaw - You Taught Me How To Speak In Love / Feel Like Makin' Love

Mike Lang (piano) Larry Nash (electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Carlton, David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Marlena Shaw (vocals) unidentified strings, Dale Oehler, Byron Olson (arranger)
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 1974
15056You Taught Me How To Speak In Love
Mason plays (drums, wind chimes). Bernard Ighner (arranger) replaces Oehler
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, December 5, 1974
15060Feel Like Makin' Love

BN-XW692-Y   The Waters - To Be There / Find It

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) George Bohanon, Maurice Spears (trombone) Mike Altschul, Ernie Watts (reeds) Stella Castellucci (harp) Jerry Peters (piano, keyboards, arranger) John Rowin Jr., David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) John Guerin (drums) Mayuto Correa, Roger Sainte, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Julia Waters, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters (vocals) unidentified strings
Music Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 1974
14743To Be There
14748Find It
** reissue of Blue Note BN-XW637-X.

BN-XW716-Y   Jimmy Witherspoon - Sign On The Building / Pearly Whites

Thad Jones, Blue Mitchell, Melvin Moore, Ernie Royal (trumpet) Garnett Brown, Benny Powell (trombone) Delbert Hill, Don Menza, Seldon Powell (tenor sax) Arthur Clarke (baritone sax) Buddy Lucas (harmonica) Richard Tee (organ) Horace Ott (electric piano, arranger) Joe Sample (Clavinet) Cornell Dupree, Robben Ford, Fred Robinson (electric guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Bernard Purdie (drums) Omar Clay, King Errisson, Gene Estes (percussion) Jimmy Witherspoon (vocals) Hilda Harris, Barbara Massey, Ella Winston (backing vocals)
Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 1973
12892Sign On The Building
12896Pearly Whites

BN-XW726-Y   Donald Byrd - Change (Makes You Want To Hustle), Part 1 & 2

Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 18, 1975
16327Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)

BN-XW738-Y   Ronnie Laws - Always There / Tidal Wave

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista (guitar) Clint Mosley (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone)
Angel City Sound, Los Angeles, CA, March & April, 1975
15764Always There
Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista, John Rowin (guitar) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Michael Willars (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone)
15769Tidal Wave

BN-XW777-Y   Ronnie Laws - Momma / Miss Mary's Place

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer) Mike Cavanaugh, Joe Sample (Clavinet, electric piano) Roland Bautista (guitar) John Rowin (guitar -1) Clint Mosley (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Joe Clayton (congas, tambourine, flexitone) Side Effect (backing vocals -1)
Angel City Sound, Los Angeles, CA, March & April, 1975
1. 15765Momma
2. 15771Miss Mary's Place

BN-XW783-Y   Donald Byrd - Just My Imagination / (Feelin' Like) Dominoes

Raymond Brown (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Larry Mizell (piano, arranger, backing vocals) Skip Scarborough (electric piano) Fonce Mizell (Clavinet, trumpet, backing vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) King Errisson (congas) Mayuto Correa (congas, percussion) James Carter (whistling) Kay Haith (backing vocals) unidentified strings
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 1975
16550Just My Imagination
same personnel
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1975
16553(Feelin' Like) Dominoes

BN-XW785-Y   Bobbi Humphrey - Sweeter Than Sugar / Uno Esta

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Fonce Mizell (trumpet, Clavinet, Solina, vocals) Julian Priester (trombone) Bobbi Humphrey (flute, vocals) Tyree Glenn Jr. (tenor sax) Dorothy Ashby (harp) Roger Glenn (vibes, marimba) Chuck Davis (piano, electric piano) Skip Scarborough (piano, electric piano, Clavinet) Jerry Peters (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Larry Mizell (synthesizer, Solina, piano, electric piano, vocals) Craig McMullen, John Rowin (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Mayuto Correa (congas) Jesse Acuna, Rosario Davila, Katherine Lyra, Augie Rey, Sonia Tavares (backing vocals)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 1975
16557Uno Esta
add James Carter (whistling)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, August 7, 1975
16425Sweeter Than Sugar

BN-XW790-Y   Marlena Shaw - It's Better Than Walkin' Out / Be For Real

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar) Bob Babbitt (electric bass) Jimmy Young (drums) Carlos Martin (congas) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals)
Mediasound, NYC, February 11, 1976
17060Be For Real
same personnel
Mediasound, NYC, February 23, 1976
17057It's Better Than Walkin' Out

BN-XW844-Y   Marlena Shaw - Love Has Gone Away / This Time I'll Be Sweeter

George Butcher, Ricky Williams (keyboards) Bert DeCoteaux (keyboards, arranger) Jerry Friedman, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Lance Quinn (guitar) Bob Babbitt (electric bass) Jimmy Young (drums) Carlos Martin (congas) Dave Carey, Ted Sommer (percussion) Marlena Shaw (vocals): same personnel
Mediasound, NYC, February 11, 1976
17058Love Has Gone Away
17061This Time I'll Be Sweeter

BN-XW848-Y   Ronnie Laws - Karmen / All The Time

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Donald Hepburn, Michael Hepburn (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Marion The Magician (guitar) Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Bruce Carter (drums) Bruce Smith (percussion) + overdubs: Murray Adler, Bonnie Douglas, Henry Ferber, Elliott Fisher, Ronald Folsom, James Getzoff, William Kurash, Joy Lyle, Gordon Marron, Paul C. Shure, Felix Sitjar, Carroll Stephens (violin) Jesse Ehrlich, Nathan Gershman, Raymond J. Kelley, Victor Sazer (cello) + overdubs: Ronald Coleman, Augie Johnson, Esau Joyner, Michael Miller, Deborah Shotlow, Douglas Thomas (backing vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, December 18, 1975;
overdubbed at Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, circa February-March, 1976
16765Karmen
Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Bobby Lyle (electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Tony Ben (congas)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 1976
17242All The Time

BN-XW869-Y   Carmen McRae - Only Women Bleed / Music

Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Marshall Otwell (electric piano) Dennis Budimir, Larry Carlton (guitar) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Wilton Felder (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Victor Feldman (percussion) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Dave Frisina (string director) Dale Oehler (arranger)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 4, 1976
17373Music
Dave Grusin (piano, electric piano, arranger) Ian Underwood (synthesizer) Dennis Budimir (guitar) Larry Carlton (guitar, arranger) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Carmen McRae (vocals) unidentified strings, Jerry Vinci (string director)
A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA, May 10, 1976
17375Only Women Bleed

BN-XW905-Y   Horace Silver - Slow Down / Time And Effort

Tom Harrell (trumpet) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) + overdubs: Garnett Brown (trombone) Buddy Collette, Fred Jackson (flute, piccolo) Jerome Richardson (soprano sax) Lanny Morgan (alto sax) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax, flute) Bill Green (bass sax, flute) Wade Marcus (conductor)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, November 7, 1975;
overdubbed at Wally Heider Recording Studio III, Los Angeles, CA, January 2 & 3, 1976
16741 (tk.1)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 2: Slow Down
16740 (tk.5)The Tranquilizer Suite, Part 3: Time And Effort

BN-XW924-Y   Earl Klugh - Kiko / Living Inside Your Love

Eddie Daniels (tenor sax, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals) + overdubs: Ann Barak, Ruth Buffington, Fred Buldrini, Doris Carr, Norman Carr, Joseph Goodman, Jean Ingraham, Harold Kohon, Guy Lumia, Noel Pointer, Tony Posk, Gerald Tarack (violin) Julian Barber, Theodore Israel (viola) Richard Locker, Charles McCracken (cello) Margaret Ross (harp)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July 26, 1976;
overdubbed at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 5, 1976
17890Living Inside Your Love
Dave Grusin (electric piano, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, July or August, 1976
17893Kiko

BN-XW965-Y   Donald Byrd - Dancing In The Street / Onward 'Til Morning

Oscar Brashear (trumpet) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) George Bohanon (trombone) Gary Bartz, Ernie Watts (reeds) Jerry Peters, Patrice Rushen, Skip Scarborough (keyboards) Fonce Mizell (keyboards, trumpet, backing vocals) John Rowin, Bernard Beloyd Taylor, David T. Walker (guitar) Scott Edwards (electric bass) Alphonse Mouzon (drums) Mayuto Correa, Stephanie Spruill (percussion) Mildred Lane (lead vocals -1) Kay Haith (lead vocals -2) Theresa Mitchell, Vernessa Mitchell, Larry Mizell (backing vocals) unidentified strings, Wade Marcus (string arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, April-May, 1976
1. 17457Dancing In The Street
2. 17460Onward 'Til Morning

BN-XW974-Y   Earl Klugh - I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Kiko

Eddie Daniels (tenor, soprano sax, flute) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar) Jeff Mironov (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves (vocals) + overdubs: Ann Barak, Ruth Buffington, Fred Buldrini, Doris Carr, Norman Carr, Joseph Goodman, Jean Ingraham, Harold Kohon, Guy Lumia, Noel Pointer, Tony Posk, Gerald Tarack (violin) Julian Barber, Theodore Israel (viola) Richard Locker, Charles McCracken (cello) Margaret Ross (harp)
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July 26, 1976;
overdubbed at Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, August 5, 1976
17888I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Dave Grusin (electric piano, percussion) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, July or August, 1976
17893Kiko

BN-XW977-Y   Willie Bobo - Dreamin' / Kojak Theme

Gary Grant, Ron King, Nolan Smith (trumpet) George Bohanon, Thurman Green (trombone) Ray Pizzi, Ernie Watts (sax) Gary Herbig (reeds) Reggie Andrews, Larry Farrow, David Garfield (keyboards) Dennis Budimir, John Cadrecha, Craig McMullen, Sidney Muldrow, Curtis Robertson Jr. (guitar) Dean Cortez, Jim Hughart, David Troncoso (bass) Gary Denton, James Gadson, Jeff Porcaro, Carlos Vega (drums) Victor Pantoja (percussion) Sandi Erwin, Benard Ighner (vocals) Willie Bobo (vocals, percussion)
Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1976-January, 1977
18169Dreamin'
18173Kojak Theme

BN-XW997-Y   Noel Pointer - Night Song / Living For The City

Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Gene Cipriano, Justin Gordon, John Lowe, Tom Scott, Bud Shank (woodwinds) + overdubs: Dave Frisina, Pamela Goldsmith, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Kathleen Lenski, Ed Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Sheldon Sanov, Frederick Seykora, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 10, 1977;
overdubbed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18315Night Song
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
18316Living For The City

BN-XW1007   Ronnie Laws - Just Love / Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, alto flute, backing vocals) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck, Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion) Deborah "Punkin" Shotlow (tambourine) Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Deborah Laws, Eloise Laws (backing vocals)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1977
18354Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'
18358Just Love

BN-XW1009   War - L.A. Sunshine / Slowly We Walk Together

Charles Miller (tenor, alto, soprano, baritone sax, flute, percussion) Lee Oskar (harmonica, percussion) Lonnie Jordan (piano, electric piano, organ, synthesizer) Howard Scott (guitar) B.B. Dickerson (electric bass) Harold Brown (drums) Dee Allen (timbales, percussion, congas, bongos)
June 14, 1977
(18652)L.A. Sunshine
(18653)Slowly We Walk Together

BN-XW1032   Horace Silver - Togetherness / Out Of The Night Came You

Tom Harrell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Bob Berg (tenor sax) Horace Silver (piano, arranger) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums) + overdubs: Joyce Copeland, Monica Mancini, Richard Page, Avery Sommers, Dale Verdugo (vocals) Alan Copeland (vocals, director)
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, September 24, 1976;
overdubbed at Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 19 & 22, 1976
18115Togetherness
same personnel
A&R Recording Studios, NYC, October 1, 1976;
overdubbed at Hollywood Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 19 & 22, 1976
18114Out Of The Night (Came You)

BN-XW1110   Gene Harris - A Minor / Peace Of Mind

Donald Byrd (trumpet, flugelhorn) Harvey Mason (xylophone) Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drums) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
Total Experience Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March-May, 1977
18764A Minor
Gene Harris (piano, electric piano, synthesizer) Jerry Peters (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals, arranger) Al McKay, John Rowin (electric guitar) Robert Popwell (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums, marimba) Jerry Steinholz (percussion) with Dorothy Ashby (harp) Blanche Belnick, Harry Bluestone, Denyse Buffum, Rollice Dale, Bonnie Douglas, Assa Drori, Richard Feves, Ron Folsom, Winterton Garvey, Janice Gower, William Henderson, Selene Hurford, Dennis Karmazyn, Mary Ann Kinggold, Paul Pavlonick, Kenneth Yerke (strings) + Donald Byrd, Donald Cook, David Crawford, Earl Dumler, Ray Jackson, Maurice Spears, George Thatcher (horns) + AnnEsther Davis, Venetta Fields, Gary Gairet, Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Oren Waters, Deneice Williams (backing vocals)
18766Peace Of Mind

BN-XW1113   Earl Klugh - Baretta's Theme / Dance With Me

Dave Grusin (electric piano, Clavinet) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Louis Johnson (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Steve Forman, Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + overdubs: Chuck Findley (trumpet) Dick Hyde (trombone) Jack Nimitz (baritone sax) Jerome Richardson, Tom Scott, Lawrence Williams (reeds) Tom Scott (horn arranger) + overdubs: Ann Stockton (harp) Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Andre Granat, Al Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Ed Lustgarten, Constance Pressman, Dena L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Jerry Vinci (strings) Dave Grusin (string arranger) + overdubs: Alexandra Brown, Lisa Roberts, Stephanie Spruill (backing vocals)
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February 15, 1977;
overdubbed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, 1977
18500Keep Your Eyes On The Sparrow (Baretta's Theme)
omit Findley, Hyde, Nimitz, Richardson, Scott, Williams, Scott, Brown, Roberts, Spruill
18502Dance With Me

BN-XW1114   Noel Pointer - Fiddler On The Roof / Living For The City

Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Earl Klugh (acoustic guitar) Francisco Centeno (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 10, 1977;
overdubbed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18316Living For The City
Noel Pointer (electric violin, violin) Dave Grusin (electric piano, synthesizer, arranger) Lee Ritenour (guitar) John Tropea (electric guitar) Will Lee (electric bass) Steve Gadd (drums) Ralph MacDonald (percussion) + an overdub: Ian Underwood (synthesizer)
Camp Colomby Studio, New City, NY, January 11, 1977;
overdubbed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, February, 1977
18320Fiddler On The Roof

United Artists UA-XW series (7 inch 45 rpm)

UA-XW510-X   Donald Byrd - Black Byrd / Cristo Redentor

Donald Byrd (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Donald Best (vibes) Herbie Hancock (piano) Kenny Burrell (guitar) Butch Warren (bass) Lex Humphries (drums) unidentified chorus, Coleridge Perkinson (director) Duke Pearson (arranger)
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 12, 1963
tk.5 | 14283-ECristo Redentor
Fonce Mizell (trumpet, vocals) Donald Byrd (flugelhorn, trumpet, vocals) Roger Glenn (flute, alto flute, sax) Joe Sample (piano, electric piano) Fred Perren (electric piano, synthesizer, vocals) David T. Walker (guitar) Chuck Rainey (electric bass) Harvey Mason (drums) Stephanie Spruill (congas, tambourine) Larry Mizell (vocals, arranger)
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, November 24, 1972
11247Black Byrd

UA-XW1036   Ronnie Laws - Friends And Strangers / Good Time Ride

Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, alto flute) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January, 1977
18351Good Time Ride
Ronnie Laws (tenor, soprano sax, alto flute, backing vocals) Bobby Lyle (piano) Larry Dunn (synthesizer) Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson (guitar) Donnie Beck, Nathaniel Phillips (electric bass) Steve Guttierez (drums) Vance "Mad Dog" Ternort (congas, percussion) Deborah "Punkin" Shotlow (tambourine) Saundra "Pan" Alexander, Deborah Laws, Eloise Laws (backing vocals)
ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1977
18353Friends And Strangers