CTI Records Discography: 1975-1976

1975

George Benson, Guest: Hubert Laws

Hubert Laws, flute; Ronnie Foster, keyboards; George Benson, guitar; Wayne Dockery, Will Lee, bass; Marvin Chappell, Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark, drums; Ray Armando, Johnny Griggs, percussion.
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, January 11, 1975
GoneCTI CTI 6072 S1
Take Five-
OctaneCTI CTI 6072 S1, CTI 7085
SummertimeCTI CTI 6072 S1, CTI 7085, OJ-55, OJ-57, OJL-5
Randy Brecker, trumpet; Fred Wesley, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Frank Vicari, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Cliff Carter, Ronnie Foster, Don Grolnick, keyboards; George Benson, Eric Gale, Phil Upchurch, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb Jr., Wayne Dockery, Will Lee, bass; Marvin Chappell, Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark, drums; Ray Armando, Sue Evans, Johnny Griggs, percussion; George Benson, vocals.
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Sky DiveCTI CTI 7085
Octane
No Sooner Said Than DoneCTI CTI 7085
* CTI CTI 6072 S1   George Benson - In Concert-Carnegie Hall - Guest: Hubert Laws
= CTI CTI 8031   George Benson - In Concert - Summertime
* CTI CTI 7085   George Benson - Space
* CTI OJL-5   George Benson - Summertime / Summertime
* CTI OJ-55   George Benson - Summertime, Part One & Two
* CTI OJ-57   George Benson - Summertime / Summertime

Hubert Laws

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; David Sanborn, alto sax #1; Mike Brecker, tenor sax #6; Harry Cykman, Gayle Dixon, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; George Ricci, Alan Shulman, cello; Don Grolnick, piano, Clavinet #5; Bob James, keyboards; Joe Beck, Phil Upchurch, guitar #1; George Benson, guitar #2; Eric Gale, guitar #3; Richie Resnicoff, guitar #4; Doug Bascomb, bass #1,2,5; Ron Carter, bass #3,4; Stanley Clarke, bass #6; Steve Gadd, drums; Andrew Smith, drums #6; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger #1-4; Hubert Laws, arranger #5,6.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, February-April, 1975
1.The Chicago Theme (Love Loop)CTI CTI 6058 S1, OJ-27 F
2.Midnight At The OasisCTI CTI 6058 S1
3.You Make Me Feel Brand New-
4.Going Home-
5.I Had A DreamCTI CTI 6058 S1, OJ-27 F
6.Inflation ChaserCTI CTI 6058 S1
* CTI CTI 6058 S1, CTI 8015   Hubert Laws - The Chicago Theme
* CTI OJ-27 F   Hubert Laws - The Chicago Theme (Love Loop) / I Had A Dream

Beck

David Sanborn, alto sax; Frederick Buldrini, Harry Cykman, Peter Dimitriades, Max Ellen, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, violin; Jesse Levy, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Don Grolnick, keyboards; Joe Beck, Steve Khan, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Chris Parker, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion; Don Sebesky, strings arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March, 1975
Star FireKUDU KU-21 S1
Cactus-
Texas Ann-
Red Eye-
Cafe Black Rose-
Brothers And Others-
* KUDU KU-21 S1   Beck
= CTI CTI 8002   Beck & Sanborn

The New York Jazz Quartet

Frank Wess, soprano sax, flute; Roland Hanna, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Ron Carter, producer.
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 2, 1975
Little WaltzSalvation SAL 703 S1
Well You Needn't-
Introspection-
Mediterranean Seascape-
* Salvation SAL 703 S1   The New York Jazz Quartet - In Concert In Japan

Roland Hanna Trio

Roland Hanna, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Takao Ishizuka, producer.
P.S.C., Tokyo, Japan, April 4, 1975
Yard Bird SuiteSalvation (J) GP-3033
Dec. 28th-
Now Is The Time-
From The Bottom Of My Soul-
The Pendulum Swings-
Concepts-
* Salvation (J) GP-3033   Roland Hanna Trio

Esther Phillips With Beck

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, John Gatchell, Alan Rubin, trumpet; Barry Rogers, Tony Studd, trombone; Jim Buffington, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; David Sanborn, alto sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Emanuel Green, Leo Kahn, Kathryn Kienke, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Gene Orloff, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Don Grolnick, keyboards; Joe Beck, lead guitar; Steve Khan, rhythm guitar; Eric Weissberg, pedal steel guitar; Will Lee, bass; Chris Parker, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; Joe Beck, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April, 1975
One Night AffairKUDU KU-23 S1
What A Diff'rence A Day MakesKUDU KU-23 S1, KU-925 F
Mister MagicKUDU KU-23 S1
You're Coming Home-
I Can Stand A Little Rain-
Hurtin' House-
Oh Papa-
Turn Around, Look At MeKUDU KU-23 S1, KU-925 F
* KUDU KU-23 S1   Esther Phillips W/ Beck - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
* KUDU KU-925 F   Esther Phillips - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes / Turn Around, Look At Me

Don Sebesky

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Barry Rogers, Sonny Russo, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Harvey Estrin, Walt Levinsky, George Marge, Al Regni, flute, alto flute; Ray Beckenstein, flute, alto flute, piccolo; Dave Sanborn, alto sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Harry Cykman, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Jean Dane, Manny Vardi, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Don Sebesky, keyboards; Roland Hanna, keyboards #1,2; Pat Rebillot, keyboards #3; Don Grolnick, keyboards #6; Joe Beck, guitar; David Rose, electric violin; Ron Carter, bass #1,2; Will Lee, bass #3-6; Steve Gadd, drums; George Devens, Phil Kraus, percussion; Joan LaBarbara, vocals; Don Sebesky, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April & May, 1975
1.The Rape Of El MorroCTI CTI 6061 S1
2.Moon Dreams-
3.Skyliner-
4.The Entertainer-
5.Footprints Of The Giant-
6.Lucky Seven-
* CTI CTI 6061 S1   Don Sebesky - The Rape Of El Morro

Jim Hall

Chet Baker, trumpet; Paul Desmond, alto sax; Roland Hanna, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Don Sebesky, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April, 1975
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToCTI CTI 6060 S1
Two's Blues-
The Answer Is Yes-
Concierto De Aranjuez-
Rock Skippin'CBS Associated ZK 40807; CTI/Legacy ZK 65132
Unfinished BusinessCTI/Legacy ZK 65132
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (alternate take)-
The Answer Is Yes (alternate take)CBS Associated ZK 40807; CTI/Legacy ZK 65132
Rock Skippin' (alternate take)CTI/Legacy ZK 65132
* CTI CTI 6060 S1, CTI 8012; CBS Associated ZK 40807; CTI/Legacy ZK 65132   Jim Hall - Concierto

Gabor Szabo

Jon Faddis, trumpet; George Bohanon, trombone; Tom Scott, tenor sax, Lyricon; Bob James, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Ian Underwood, synthesizer; Eric Gale, Gabor Szabo, guitar; Louis Johnson, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Ralph MacDonald, Idris Muhammad, percussion; Bob James, arranger #1,3,6; Gabor Szabo, arranger #2,5; Harvey Mason, arranger #4; Bob James, producer.
Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA;
Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA, April, 1975
1.Hungarian Rhapsody #2Salvation SAL 704 S1
2.Time-
3.Transylvania Boogie-
4.Ziggidy Zag-
5.Macho-
6.Poetry Man-
* Salvation SAL 704 S1   Gabor Szabo - Macho

Grover Washington Jr.

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Bob Millikan, trumpet, flugelhorn; Barry Rogers, trombone; Alan Ralph, Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Sid Weinberg, oboe, English horn; Grover Washington Jr., tenor, soprano sax; Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Guy Lumia, David Nadien, Raoul Poliakin, violin; Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, cello; Bob James, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass #1-3; Louis Johnson, bass #4,5; Steve Gadd, drums #1,2; Jimmy Madison, drums #3; Kenneth "Spider Webb" Rice, drums #4,5; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & July, 1975
1.The Sea LionKUDU KU-24 S1
2.Moonstreams-
3.KnuckleheadKUDU KU-24 S1, KU-930
4.It Feels So GoodKUDU KU-24 S1
5.Hydra-
* KUDU KU-24 S1; Motown M5-177V1   Grover Washington Jr. - Feels So Good
* KUDU KU-930   Grover Washington Jr. - Knucklehead, Part 1 & 2

Ron Carter

Randy Brecker, Alan Rubin, trumpet, flugelhorn; Barry Rogers, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; David Sanborn, Phil Woods, alto sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Richard Tee, organ; Don Grolnick, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Jimmy Madison, drums; Steve Gadd, drums #1; George Devens, Arthur Jenkins, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, Marilyn Jackson, Maeretha Stewart, vocals; Ron Carter, Dave Matthews, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June & July, 1975
1.Anything GoesKUDU KU-25 S1, KU-927 F
2.De SambaKUDU KU-25 S1, KU-933 F
3.Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow)-
4.Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)KUDU KU-25 S1
5.Quarto Azul-
6.Big FroKUDU KU-25 S1, KU-927 F
* KUDU KU-25 S1   Ron Carter - Anything Goes
* KUDU KU-927 F   Ron Carter - Anything Goes / Big Fro
* KUDU KU-933 F   Ron Carter - Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow) / De Samba

Hank Crawford

Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Robert Millikan, Alan Rubin, trumpet, flugelhorn; Barry Rogers, Fred Wesley, trombone; Paul Faulise, Tony Studd, Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Harry Cykman, Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Joe Malin, David Nadien, John Pintavalle, Raoul Poliakin, Max Pollikoff, Richard Sortomme, violin; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Leon Pendarvis, piano #1-4,7; Richard Tee, piano #5,6,8; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums #1-4,7; Bernard Purdie, drums #5,6,8; Idris Muhammad, shakers, tambourine #1; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, lead vocals #1; Frank Floyd, lead vocals #2; Hilda Harris, Deborah McDuffie, Maeretha Stewart, vocals; Dave Matthews, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June & July, 1975
1.I Hear A SymphonyKUDU KU-26 S1, KU-931
2.Madison (Spirit, The Power)-
3.Hang It On The CeilingKUDU KU-26 S1
4.The Stripper-
5.Sugar Free-
6.Love Won't Let Me Wait-
7.I'll Move You No Mountain-
8.Baby! This Love I Have-
* KUDU KU-26 S1   Hank Crawford - I Hear A Symphony
* KUDU KU-931   Hank Crawford - I Hear A Symphony / Madison (Spirit, The Power)

Ron Carter

Randy Brecker, Alan Rubin, trumpet, flugelhorn; Hubert Laws, flute; Mike Brecker, Dave Sanborn, Phil Woods, sax; Richard Tee, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Steve Gadd, drums; George Devens, Arthur Jenkins, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June & July, 1975
Receipt, PleaseCBS Associated ZK 40928
Yellow & Green-
* CBS Associated ZK 40928   Ron Carter - Yellow & Green

Idris Muhammad

Tom Harrell, trumpet; Fred Wesley, trombone #1-4,6; Barry Rogers, trombone #5; David Sanborn, alto sax; George Young, tenor sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax #2; Robert Berg, tenor sax #5; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Joe Malin, David Nadien, violin; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Leon Pendarvis, piano #1; Don Grolnick, piano #2,3,6; Roland Hanna, piano #4,5; Eric Gale, guitar; Joe Beck, guitar #3; Hugh McCracken, guitar #6; Will Lee, bass #1; Wilbur Bascomb, bass #2,4,5; Eric Gale, bass #3,6; Idris Muhammad, drums; Idris Muhammad, log drum #1; George Devens, percussion; Frank Floyd, vocals #1,6; Patti Austin, Hilda Harris, Debbie McDuffie, vocals #2; David Matthews, arranger #1-4,6; Tom Harrell, arranger #5.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June, September & October, 1975
1.House Of The Rising SunKUDU KU-27 S1
2.Baia (Boogie Bump)-
3.Hard To Face The Music-
4.Theme For New York City (Based On Prelude No. 4)-
5.Sudan-
6.Hey Pocky A-Way-
* KUDU KU-27 S1   Idris Muhammad - House Of The Rising Sun

George Benson

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Fred Wesley, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Michael Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Joe Farrell, Romeo Penque, David Sanborn, David Tofani, Frank Vicari, sax, flute, woodwinds; Ronnie Foster, Don Grolnick, Roland Hanna, Bobby Lyle, keyboards; George Benson, Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass; Dennis Davis, Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger #1; George Benson, arranger #2; Ronnie Foster, arranger #3,5,6; Gary King, arranger #7.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July & October, 1975
1.Knock On WoodCTI CTI 9010
2.Moody's Mood-
3.Bandoleros Caballa-
4.Melodia Espanol-
5.Pacific Fire-
6.Let Your Love Come Out-
7.Em-
* CTI CTI 9010   George Benson - Pacific Fire

George Benson

Randy Brecker, trumpet #1; Fred Wesley, trombone; Joe Farrell, flute #1,2,4,5; Romeo Penque, David Tofani, flute #3,6; David Sanborn, alto sax #1; Mike Brecker, tenor sax #1; Frank Vicari, tenor sax #1,2,4,5; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax #1,2,4,5; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, David Nadien, John Pintavalle, Max Pollikoff, violin; Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; David Friedman, vibes #1,4,6; Bobby Lyle, keyboards #1,2,4,5; Roland Hanna, keyboards #3; Ronnie Foster, keyboards #6; Don Grolnick, Clavinet #1,2; George Benson, guitar; Eric Gale, guitar #1-5; Gary King, bass; Andy Newmark, drums #1,2,4,5; Steve Gadd, drums #3; Dennis Davis, drums #6; Sue Evans, percussion; Gary King, rhythm arranger #3,6; David Matthews, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July & December, 1975
1.Theme From Good King BadCTI CTI 6062, OJL 1
2.One Rock Don't Make No BoulderCTI CTI 6062
3.Em-
4.Cast Your Fate To The Wind-
5.Siberian Workout-
6.Shell Of A Man-
* CTI CTI 6062   George Benson - Good King Bad
= CTI CTI 8030   George Benson - Cast Your Fate To The Wind
* CTI OJL 1   George Benson - Summertime/2001 / Theme From Good King Bad

Hubert Laws

Hubert Laws, flute; Bob James, keyboards; Glen Deardorff, guitar; Gary King, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; + Frederick Berry, Oscar Brashear, Allen Smith, Snooky Young, trumpet; George Bohanon, Daniel Livesay, trombone; Maurice Spears, bass trombone; Stuart Gronningen, Jeremy Merrill, French horn; Nathan Rubin, concertmaster; Virginia Baker, Myra Bucky, Ardeen De Camp, Anne Crowden, Beth Gibson, Alexander Horvath, Daniel Kobialka, Donna Lerew, Greg Mazmanian, Zaven Melikian, Carl Pedersen, Ruggiero Pelosi, Judith Poska, Frances Schorr, Verne Sellin, violin; Arthur Bauch, Hope Bauch, Don Ehrlich, Nancy Ellis, Thomas Heimberg, Albert White, viola; Terry Adams, Joel Cohen, Richard Eade, Mary Anne Meredith, Margaret Moores, Amy Radner, cello; Michelle Burr, Jeffrey Neighbor, string bass; Randall Pratt, harp; Bob James, arranger.
"Paramount Theatre", Oakland, CA, October 4, 1975
ModadjiCTI CTI 7071
Feel Like Making Love-
Farandole (L'Arlesienne Suite #2)-
Scheherazade-
* CTI CTI 7071   Hubert Laws - The San Francisco Concert

Esther Phillips With Beck

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Barry Rogers, trombone; Fred Wesley, trombone #7; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Frank Vicari, tenor sax #7; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, David Nadien, John Pintavalle, Max Pollikoff, violin; Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, Anthony Sophos, cello; Don Grolnick, piano #1-3,5,6; Leon Pendarvis, piano #4; Bobby Lyle, piano #7; Joe Beck, guitar; Steve Khan, guitar #1-6; Will Lee, bass #1-6; Gary King, bass #7; Andy Newmark, drums #1,3,4,7; Chris Parker, drums #2,6; Nicky Marrero, percussion #1,2,5-7; George Devens, percussion #2,5,6; Ralph MacDonald, percussion #3,4; Carl Carldwell, Esther Phillips, vocals; Peggy Blue, Hilda Harris, Maeretha Stewart, backing vocals; Patti Austin, backing vocals #1,6, vocal arranger #1,6; Tasha Thomas, backing vocals #2-7, vocal arranger #2-7; Joe Beck, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October, November & December, 1975
1.UnforgettableKUDU KU-28 S1
2.For All We KnowKUDU KU-28 S1, KU-929
3.Pure Natural LoveKUDU KU-28 S1
4.Fools Rush In-
5.Going Out Of My Head-
6.FeverKUDU KU-28 S1, KU-929
7.CaravanKUDU KU-28 S1
* KUDU KU-28 S1   Esther Phillips With Beck - For All We Know
* KUDU KU-929   Esther Phillips, Beck - For All We Know / Fever

Bob James, Guest: Grover Washington Jr.

Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Lew Soloff, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Wayne Andre, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Dave Bargeron, bass trombone, tuba; Jerry Dodgion, Hubert Laws, flute; Eddie Daniels, flute, tenor sax; Grover Washington Jr., tenor, soprano sax, tin whistle; Frederick Buldrini, Harry Cykman, Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Gloria Agostini, harp; Bob James, keyboards; Jeff Mironov, guitar #1; Hugh McCracken, guitar #2-4; Eric Gale, guitar #2-5; Gary King, bass #1,2,5; Will Lee, bass #3,4; Andy Newmark, drums #1; Harvey Mason, drums #2-5; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November, 1975 & January, 1976
1.One Mint JulepCTI CTI 6063
2.Women Of Ireland-
3.Westchester LadyCTI CTI 6063, OJ-31
4.Storm KingCTI CTI 6063
5.Jamaica Farewell-
* CTI CTI 6063; Tappan Zee FC 36837   Bob James Three - Guest: Grover Washington Jr.
* CTI OJ-31   Bob James - Westchester Lady, Part 1 & 2

George "Bad" Benson

George "Bad" Benson, guitar; Arthur Jenkins, arranger; Creed Taylor, producer.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ?, released 1975
SupershipCTI OJ-25 F
* CTI OJ-25 F   George "Bad" Benson - Supership / My Latin Brother

Freddie Hubbard

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; George Benson, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; + Al Brown, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Joe Malin, Charles McCracken, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, George Ricci, Tosha Samaroff, Irving Spice, Manny Vardi, strings; Don Sebesky, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, released 1975
Polar ACCTI CTI 6056 S1
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; George Cables, piano; George Benson, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Lenny White, drums; Airto, percussion; + Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Theodore Israel, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, George Ricci, Tony Sophos, Manny Vardi, strings; Bob James, arranger.
People Make The World Go Round-
omit Cables, White.
Betcha By Golly, Wow-
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; George Benson, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; + Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Paul Faulise, Tony Price, Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, brass; Phil Bodner, Wally Kane, George Marge, Romeo Penque, woodwinds; Don Sebesky, arranger.
Naturally-
Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Hubert Laws, flute; Junior Cook, tenor sax; George Cables, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Lennie White, drums.
Son Of Sky Dive-
* CTI CTI 6056 S1   Freddie Hubbard - Polar AC

1976

Grant Green With Hubert Laws

Burt Collins, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Sam Burtis, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Mike Brecker, Joe Farrell, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Don Grolnick, electric piano, Clavinet; Grant Green, Steve Khan, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; Carlos Charles, percussion, congas; David Matthews, arranger.
A&R Studios, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March, 1976
The Main AttractionKUDU KU-29
Future Feature-
Creature-
* KUDU KU-29   Grant Green With Hubert Laws - The Main Attraction

David Matthews With Whirlwind

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Don Grolnick, Clavinet; Barry Miles, synthesizer; Jerry Friedman, Steve Khan, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
A&R Studios, NYC;
Mediasound, NYC, March & April, 1976
Shoogie Wanna BoogieKUDU KU-30, KU-934
Randy Brecker, Burt Collins, Alan Rubin, Joe Shepley, trumpet; Sam Burtis, Tom Malone, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, Peter Gordon, French horn; Joe Farrell, tenor sax; Don Grolnick, Clavinet; Jerry Friedman, Steve Khan, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
My GirlKUDU KU-30
Jon Faddis, Joe Shepley, trumpet; Fred Wesley, trombone; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Pat Rebillot, Clavinet; Jerry Friedman, Lance Quinn, John Tropea, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, Carlos Martin, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
You Keep Me Hanging OnKUDU KU-30, KU-935, KU 3316/17
same session.
California DreamingKUDU KU-30
Randy Brecker, Burt Collins, Alan Rubin, Joe Shepley, trumpet; Sam Burtis, Tom Malone, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, Peter Gordon, French horn; Joe Farrell, alto flute; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; David Matthews, piano; Ken Ascher, Clavinet, electric piano; Barry Miles, synthesizer; Anthony Jackson, Will Lee, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, Nicky Marrero, percussion; Patti Austin, lead vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Gotta Be Where You AreKUDU KU-30, KU-934
Jon Faddis, Joe Shepley, trumpet; Fred Wesley, trombone; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Pat Rebillot, Clavinet; Lance Quinn, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, Carlos Martin, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)KUDU KU-30
+ Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, Richard Sortomme, violin; Al Brown, Ted Israel, viola; Seymour Barab, Jesse Levy, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Patti Austin, Vivian Cherry, Gwen Guthrie, backing vocals.
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* KUDU KU-30   David Matthews With Whirlwind - Shoogie Wanna Boogie
* KUDU KU 3316/17   Esther Phillips, David Matthews - Magic's In The Air/Boy, I Really Tied One On / You Keep Me Hanging On
* KUDU KU-934   David Matthews - Shoogie Wanna Boogie / Gotta Be Where You Are
* KUDU KU-935   David Matthews - You Keep Me Hanging On, Part 1 & 2

Benson & Farrell

Joe Farrell, flute, soprano sax; George Benson, guitar; + Eddie Daniels, Dave Tofani, alto flute; Joe Farrell, bass flute; Don Grolnick, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
A&R Studios, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March & September, 1976
Flute SongCTI CTI 6069
Joe Farrell, flute; George Benson, guitar; + Don Grolnick, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Beyond The Ozone-
Joe Farrell, flute, soprano sax; George Benson, guitar; + Eddie Daniels, Dave Tofani, alto flute; Joe Farrell, bass flute; Don Grolnick, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Camel Hump-
Joe Farrell, flute; George Benson, guitar; + Don Grolnick, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Rolling Home-
Joe Farrell, flute; George Benson, guitar; + Eddie Daniels, Dave Tofani, alto flute; Joe Farrell, bass flute; Sonny Bravo, piano; Gary King, bass; Jose Madera, congas; Michael Collaza, timbales; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Old Devil Moon-
* CTI CTI 6069   Benson & Farrell

Lalo Schifrin

Jon Faddis, trumpet; Wayne Andre, Billy Campbell, Barry Rogers, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Jerry Dodgion, Joe Farrell, George Marge, flute; Hubert Laws, flute #5; Joe Farrell, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Lalo Schifrin, Clark Spangler, keyboards; John Tropea, guitar; Jerry Friedman, Eric Gale, guitar #3; Anthony Jackson, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Carlos Martin, congas #2-8; Don Alias, Carter Collins, Sue Evans, percussion; Patti Austin, backing vocals; Lalo Schifrin, arranger, conductor.
Mediasound, NYC, March, 1976
1.Black WidowCTI CTI 5000
2.FlamingoCTI CTI 5000, OJ-29, OJL 2
3.Quiet VillageCTI CTI 5000, OJL 2
4.Moonglow / Theme From PicnicCTI CTI 5000
5.JawsCTI CTI 5000, OJL 2
6.BaiaCTI CTI 5000
7.Turning PointCTI CTI 5000, OJ-29
8.DragonflyCTI CTI 5000
* CTI CTI 5000   Lalo Schifrin - Black Widow
* CTI OJL 2   Lalo Schifrin - Jaws / Flamingo/Quiet Village
* CTI OJ-29   Lalo Schifrin - Flamingo / Turning Point

Patti Austin

Richard Tee, Clavinet; Barry Miles, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Mediasound, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April, May & June, 1976
Say You Love MeCTI CTI 5001, OJ-33
Mike Brecker, solo tenor sax; Richard Tee, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
In My Life-
Gloria Agostini, harp; Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
You Don't Have To Say You're SorryCTI CTI 5001
Randy Brecker, trumpet; Mike Brecker, solo tenor sax; Richard Tee, Clavinet; Eric Gale, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
More Today Than Yesterday-
Randy Brecker, trumpet; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Richard Tee, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Chuck Rainey, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Give It Time-
Richard Tee, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
There Is No Time-
Gloria Agostini, harp; Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
What's At The End Of A Rainbow-
Richard Tee, piano; Barry Miles, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
This Side Of Heaven-
Joe Farrell, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Richard Tee, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Chuck Rainey, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Sweet Sadie The Savior-
+ Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Guy Lumia, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, Richard Sortomme, violin; Al Brown, Ted Israel, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Chuck Israels, bass; Vivian Cherry, Frank Floyd, Gwen Guthrie, Zachary Sanders, backing vocals.
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* CTI CTI 5001   Patti Austin - End Of A Rainbow
* CTI OJ-33   Patti Austin - Say You Love Me / In My Life

Allan Holdsworth

Alan Pasqua, piano; Allan Holdsworth, electric, acoustic guitar #2,4,7,10, solo violin #6,12; Alphonse Johnson, bass; Narada, drums.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & June, 1976
1.Good Clean FilthCTI CTI 6068
2.Floppy Hat-
3.Wish-
4.Kinder-
5.Velvet Darkness-
6.Karzie Key-
7.Last May-
8.Gattox-
9.Good Clean Filth (alternate take)CBS Associated ZK 45482
10.Kinder (alternate take)-
11.Velvet Darkness (alternate take)-
12.Karzie Key (alternate take)-
13.Gattox (alternate take)-
* CTI CTI 6068; CBS Associated ZK 45482   Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness

Esther Phillips

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Sam Burtis, trombone; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Don Grolnick, piano, calliope; Barry Miles, synthesizer; John Tropea, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Mediasound, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, July & September, 1976
Magic's In The AirKUDU KU-31, KU-936, KU 3316/17
Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; John Blair, electric violin; Anthony Jackson, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
I Haven't Got Anything Better To DoKUDU KU-31
Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Sam Burtis, trombone; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Bobby Lyle, Clavinet; Eric Gale, guitar; Allan Holdsworth, pedal steel guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Boy, I Really Tied One OnKUDU KU-31, KU-936, KU 3316/17
John Gatchell, trumpet; Barry Rogers, trombone; Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax; Don Grolnick, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Esther Phillips, vocals; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger.
CandyKUDU KU-31
Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
A Beautiful Friendship-
Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Sam Burtis, trombone; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Don Grolnick, Clavinet; Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Higher & HigherKUDU KU-31, KU-938
Joe Farrell, tenor sax, alto flute; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Hugh McCracken, harmonica; Don Grolnick, Clavinet; John Tropea, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
All The Way Down-
John Gatchell, trumpet; Barry Rogers, trombone; Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax; Mike Abene, piano; Barry Miles, synthesizer; Steve Khan, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
DreamKUDU KU-31
+ Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Kathryn Kienke, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Guy Lumia, David Naiden, Raoul Poliakin, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, Richard Sortomme, violin; Lamar Alsop, Julien Barber, Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; Jon Abramowitz, Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Chuck Israels, bass; Bill Eaton, Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Zachary Sanders, backing vocals.
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* KUDU KU-31   Esther Phillips - Capricorn Princess
* KUDU KU 3316/17   Esther Phillips, David Matthews - Magic's In The Air/Boy, I Really Tied One On / You Keep Me Hanging On
* KUDU KU-936   Esther Phillips - Boy, I Really Tied One On / Magic's In The Air
* KUDU KU-938   Esther Phillips - All The Way Down / Higher & Higher

Ron Carter

Kenny Barron, piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, 1976
TenajCTI CTI 6064 S1
Don Grolnick, piano, electric piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass, piccolo bass, cowbell, tambourine; Billy Cobham, drums; Dom Um Romao, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger.
Receipt, Please-
Ron Carter, piccolo bass; Ron Carter, arranger.
Willow Weep For Me-
Don Grolnick, electric piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic, electric bass, piccolo bass, cowbell, tambourine; Billy Cobham, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.
Yellow & Green-
Kenny Barron, piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Dom Um Romao, percussion; Ron Carter, arranger.
Opus 1.5-
Kenny Barron, piano; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Ben Riley, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.
Epistrophy-
* CTI CTI 6064 S1; CBS Associated ZK 40928   Ron Carter - Yellow & Green

Roland Hanna With George Mraz

Roland Hanna, piano; George Mraz, bass; Motohiko Takawa, producer.
2nd Studio, King Records, Tokyo, Japan, June 24, 25 & 29, 1976
Prelude No. 1 In B Flat MajorSalvation (J) GP-3072
Prelude No. 2 In G Major (Blue, Green, Brown And Black)-
Prelude No. 3 In B Minor-
Prelude No. 4 In C Minor (Munchen)-
Prelude No. 5 In D Minor-
Prelude No. 6 In D Major (Round Robin)-
Prelude No. 7 In A Minor (El Toro And The Geisha)-
Prelude No. 8 In F Major-
Prelude No. 9 In F Sharp Minor (After Paris - Tribute To Coleman Hawkins)-
Prelude No. 10 In E Major (Small Red Piano)-
Prelude No. 11 In F Sharp Minor-
Prelude No. 12 In E Minor (Humming Bird)-
same session.
Prelude No. 13 In E Minor (Song Of The Black Knight)Salvation (J) GP-3154
Prelude No. 14 In C Minor-
Prelude No. 15 In E Major (To Ramona)-
Prelude No. 16 In B Flat Major-
Prelude No. 17 In D Flat Major-
Prelude No. 18 In D Flat Major (Lockriam Mode)-
Prelude No. 19 In A Minor-
Prelude No. 20 In D Minor-
Prelude No. 21 In E Flat Major-
Prelude No. 22 In A Flat Minor (Goryoaku)-
Prelude No. 23 In F Minor-
Prelude No. 24 In B Flat Major-
* Salvation (J) GP-3072   Roland Hanna - 24 Preludes - Book 1
* Salvation (J) GP-3154   Roland Hanna - 24 Preludes - Book: 2

Seawind

Jerry Hey, trumpet, flugelhorn, Yamaha French horn, vocals; Kim Hutchcroft, Yamaha soprano, alto, tenor, baritone sax, Yamaha soprano recorder, bass vocals; Larry Williams, Yamaha grand piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, ARP string ensemble, ARP Odyssey synthesizer, ARP 2600 synthesizer, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer, Oberheim digital sequencer, Hohner Clavinet, alto, tenor sax, alto flute, vocals; Bud Nuanez, electric guitar, steel string acoustic guitar, "Nashville" guitar, vocals; Ken Wild, Fender electric, acoustic bass, vocals; Bob Wilson, Yamaha drums, percussion, Remo Roto-Toms; Pauline Wilson, vocals, percussion; + additional musicians: Ian Underwood, synthesizer programs; Paulinho Da Costa, Ralph MacDonald, congas, percussion; Harvey Mason, timpani, congas, percussion, backing vocals, creative sweeting arranger; Harvey Mason, producer; Bob Wirtz, associate producer.
The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA;
Chateau Recorders, North Hollywood, CA, July, August & September, 1976
We Got A WayCTI CTI 5002
You Gotta Be Willin' To Lose (Part II)-
He Loves You-
The Devil Is A LiarCTI CTI 5002, OJ-35
A Love Song / SeawindCTI CTI 5002
Make Up Your MindCTI CTI 5002, OJ-35
Praise (Part I)CTI CTI 5002
Roadways (Parts I & II)-
* CTI CTI 5002   Seawind
* CTI OJ-35   Seawind - Make Up Your Mind / The Devil Is A Liar

Urbie Green

Urbie Green, trombone; Jeremy Steig, flute; Barry Miles, synthesizer; George Mraz, acoustic bass; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Jimmy Madison, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, October & November, 1976
Another StarCTI CTI 7070
Urbie Green, trombone; Toots Thielemans, harmonica, whistle; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Mike Abene, piano; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Goodbye-
Urbie Green, trombone; Joe Farrell, soprano sax; Fred Gripper, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Andy Newmark, drums; David Matthews, arranger.
Mertensia-
Urbie Green, trombone; Toots Thielemans, harmonica, whistle; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Nicky Marrero, percussion; David Matthews, footsteps; David Matthews, arranger.
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Urbie Green, trombone; Jeremy Steig, flute; Barry Miles, synthesizer; George Mraz, acoustic bass; Jimmy Madison, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Manteca-
Urbie Green, trombone; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Fred Gripper, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Andy Newmark, drums; David Matthews, arranger.
Foxglove Suite-
Urbie Green, trombone; Toots Thielemans, harmonica; Fred Gripper, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Andy Newmark, drums; David Matthews, arranger.
Please Send Me Someone To Love-
* CTI CTI 7070   Urbie Green - The Fox

Grover Washington Jr.

John Gatchell, trumpet; Grover Washington Jr., soprano, tenor sax; Gerry Niewood, alto sax; Dave Grusin, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Steve Khan, guitar #2; Anthony Jackson, bass; George Mraz, bass #2; Harvey Mason, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; David Matthews, horns arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October, 1976
1.A Secret PlaceKUDU KU-32 S1, KU-937 F
2.Dolphin DanceKUDU KU-32 S1
3.Not Yet-
4.Love Makes It Better-
* KUDU KU-32 S1; Motown M5-165V1   Grover Washington Jr. - A Secret Place
* KUDU KU-937 F   Grover Washington Jr. - A Secret Place, Part 1 & 2

Lalo Schifrin

Burt Collins, John Frosk, John Gatchell, trumpet; Urbie Green, trombone; Lou Marini, Dave Tofani, flute; Jeremy Steig, flute #1-3; Joe Farrell, flute #7; Gerry Niewood, alto sax; Lou Marini, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Dave Tofani, sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Charles Libove, Marvin Morgenstern, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Lamar Alsop, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Lalo Schifrin, piano #7; Clark Spangler, keyboards; Eric Gale, guitar #3,5; John Tropea, guitar #5; John Blair, Vi-Tar #6; Anthony Jackson, bass; Will Lee, bass #6,7; Andrew Smith, drums #8; Steve Gadd, drums, dahka-de-bello #3; Don Armando, Sue Evans, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Lalo Schifrin, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October & December, 1976
1.Towering ToccataCTI CTI 7-5003
2.Frances' Theme-
3.Macumba-
4.Eagles In LoveCTI CTI 7-5003, OJ-36
5.Theme From King KongCTI CTI 7-5003
6.Most Wanted Theme-
7.Midnight Woman-
8.Roller CoasterCTI CTI 7-5003, OJ-36
* CTI CTI 7-5003   Lalo Schifrin - Towering Toccata
* CTI OJ-36   Lalo Schifrin - Roller Coaster (From The Universal Film) / Love Theme From "The Eagle Has Landed"

Hank Crawford

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; Jeremy Steig, flute #1,7; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Charles Libove, Marvin Morgenstern, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, violin #2; Lamar Alsop, Emanuel Vardi, viola #2; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello #2; David Matthews, piano #5; Cliff Carter, keyboards; Eric Gale, guitar #3,5; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Nicky Marrero, congas; Sue Evans, percussion; Frank Floyd, Zachary Sanders, Raymond Simpson, backing vocals #4; David Matthews, arranger.
A&R Studios, NYC, November, 1976;
overdubbed at Mediasound, NYC, May, 1977
1.Tico RicoKUDU KU-35 S1
2.Teach Me Tonight-
3.Lady Soul-
4.Lullaby Of Love-
5.I've Just Seen A Face-
6.Lament-
7.Funky Rooster-
* KUDU KU-35 S1   Hank Crawford - Tico Rico

Bob James

John Frosk, John Gatchell, trumpet; Art Farmer, trumpet, flugelhorn; Hubert Laws, flute, alto flute; George Marge, alto recorder; Sidney Weinberg, oboe, English horn; Eddie Daniels, tenor sax, flute, clarinet; Romeo Penque, tenor sax, bass clarinet, tenor recorder; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Lamar Alsop, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Bob James, Fender Rhodes, acoustic grand, Clavinet, ARP Odyssey, Oberheim polyphonic; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November & December, 1976
Pure ImaginationCTI CTI 7074
Where The Wind Blows FreeCTI CTI 7074, OJ-37
Tappan ZeeCTI CTI 7074
Nights Are Forever Without You-
Treasure Island-
El VeranoCTI CTI 7074, OJ-37
* CTI CTI 7074; Tappan Zee FC 36838   BJ 4
* CTI OJ-37   Bob James - Where The Wind Blows Free / El Verano

Idris Muhammad

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, trumpet; David Tofani, soprano sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Margaret Ross, harp; Cliff Carter, synthesizer; Charlie Brown, Hiram Bullock, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tom-tom; Rubens Bassini, Sue Evans, percussion; Bill Eaton, Frank Floyd, Zachary Sanders, Ray Simpson, vocals; David Matthews, arranger; David Matthews, producer.
Mediasound, NYC, December, 1976;
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, February, 1977
Could Heaven Ever Be Like ThisKUDU KU-34, KU-939, KU 3318/3319
Randy Brecker, trumpet; Jeremy Steig, flute; Charlie Brown, Hugh McCracken, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tom-tom; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger; David Matthews, producer.
Camby BolongoKUDU KU-34
Cliff Carter, keyboards; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tom-tom; Sue Evans, percussion; Frank Floyd, Zachary Sanders, Ken Williams, vocals; David Matthews, arranger; David Matthews, producer.
Turn This Mutha OutKUDU KU-34, KU-940, KU 3318/3319
same session.
Tasty CakesKUDU KU-34, KU 3318/3319
David Tofani, soprano sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Cliff Carter, synthesizer; Charlie Brown, Hiram Bullock, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tom-tom; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger; David Matthews, producer.
Crab AppleKUDU KU-34
David Tofani, soprano sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Cliff Carter, synthesizer; Charlie Brown, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tom-tom; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger; David Matthews, producer.
Moon Hymn-
Jeremy Steig, flute; Charlie Brown, Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums, tom-tom; David Matthews, arranger; David Matthews, producer.
Say What-
* KUDU KU-34   Idris Muhammad - Turn This Mutha Out
* KUDU KU 3318/3319   Idris Muhammad - Could Heaven Ever Be Like This / Tasty Cakes/Turn This Mutha Out
* KUDU KU-939   Idris Muhammad - Could Heaven Ever Be Like This, Part 1 & 2
* KUDU KU-940   Idris Muhammad - Turn This Mutha Out, Part 1 & 2

George Benson

George Benson, guitar; David Matthews, strings, brass arranger; Creed Taylor, producer.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ?, released 1976
Summertime/2001CTI OJ-30, OJL 1
* CTI OJL 1   George Benson - Summertime/2001 / Theme From Good King Bad
* CTI OJ-30   George Benson - Summertime/2001, Part I & II

Hank Crawford

Fred Wesley, trombone; Jeremy Steig, flute; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Richard Tee, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass #1-3; Anthony Jackson, bass #4,5; Andy Newmark, drums #1-3; Steve Gadd, drums #4,5; Nicky Marrero, percussion; Frank Floyd, Zachary Sanders, Ray Simpson, backing vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Mediasound, NYC, released 1976
1.Funky PigeonKUDU KU-33 S1
2.I Can't Stop Loving You-
3.You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine-
4.Canadian Sunset-
5.Midnight Over Memphis-
* KUDU KU-33 S1   Hank Crawford's Back