CTI Records Discography: 1977-1978

1977 (10th anniversary)

Art Farmer

Art Farmer, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jeremy Steig, flute; David Grusin, keyboards; Eric Gale, guitar; George Mraz, acoustic bass #2; Steve Gadd, drums; Will Lee, gong #2, electric bass #4; David Grusin, arranger #1,3; Fritz Pauer, arranger #2,4.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January, 1977
1.Crawl SpaceCTI CTI 7073
2.Siddhartha-
3.Chanson-
4.Petite Belle-
* CTI CTI 7073   Art Farmer - Crawl Space

John Blair

Hugh McCracken, harmonica #3; Cliff Carter, keyboards; Hiram Bullock, guitar; John Blair, Vi-Tar, vocals; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Sue Evans, Ray Mantilla, percussion; Googie Coppola, vocals; Irene Cara, Kim Carlson, Gordon Grody, Jocelyn Shaw, backing vocals #4,5,8; David Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, February & April, 1977
1.We Belong TogetherCTI CTI 7-5004, OJ-38
2.Lucy In The Sky With DiamondsCTI CTI 7-5004
3.Got The Feeling-
4.I'm A WizardCTI CTI 7-5004, OJ-38
5.Feather Lite & Honey SmoothCTI CTI 7-5004
6.Roll Over Beethoven-
7.Don't Feel Like That Way No More-
8.Moonlight Serenade-
* CTI CTI 7-5004   John Blair - We Belong Together
* CTI OJ-38   John Blair - We Belong Together / I'm A Wizard

Jeremy Steig

Burt Collins, Jon Faddis, Joe Shepley, Lew Soloff, trumpet; Sam Burtis, Jerry Chamberlain, Tom Malone, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Jeremy Steig, flute; Richard Tee, keyboards; Cliff Carter, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Hiram Bullock, solo guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas; Googie Coppola, vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, March & April, 1977
FireflyCTI CTI 7075
Sue Evans, percussion; replaces Bullock.
Living Inside Your Love-
Alan Schwartzberg, drums; replaces Evans.
Everything Is Coming To The Light-
Jeremy Steig, flute; Richie Beirach, solo acoustic piano; John Scofield, guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Hop Scotch-
Jeremy Steig, flute; David Matthews, electric piano; John Scofield, guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Sweet Hour Of Prayer-
Burt Collins, Jon Faddis, Joe Shepley, Lew Soloff, trumpet; Sam Burtis, Jerry Chamberlain, Tom Malone, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Jeremy Steig, flute; Richard Tee, keyboards; Cliff Carter, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Hiram Bullock, solo guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ray Mantilla, congas; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Grasshopper-
* CTI CTI 7075   Jeremy Steig - Firefly

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Cedar Walton, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 27, 1977
ConstellationCTI CTI 7089
What's New-
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning-
Love Letters-
Moving Out-
* CTI CTI 7089   Art Farmer - Live In Tokyo (not released)
= CTI (J) GP-3116   Art Farmer - Live In Tokyo

Grover Washington Jr.

Leslie Burrs, flute; Grover Washington Jr., tenor, alto, soprano sax; James Simmons, keyboards; Richard Steacker, guitar; John Blake, electric violin; Tyrone Brown, bass; Millard Vinson, drums; Leonard Gibbs, percussion.
"Bijou Cafe", Philadelphia, PA, May, 1977
On The CuspKUDU KUX-3637 M2
You Make Me Dance-
Lock It In The Pocket-
Days In Our Lives / Mr. Magic-
same session.
Summer SongKUDU KUX-3637 M2, KU-941, KU-942 F
Juffure-
SausalitoKUDU KUX-3637 M2
Funkfoot-
* KUDU KUX-3637 M2; Motown M8-239M1   Grover Washington Jr. - Live At The Bijou
* KUDU KU-941   Locksmith - Summer Song / Juffure
* KUDU KU-942 F   Grover Washington Jr. - Summer Song / Juffure

David Matthews

Randy Brecker, trumpet #5; Jim Bossy, Burt Collins, Jon Faddis, John Gatchell, Lew Soloff, trumpet, flugelhorn; Joe Shepley, flugelhorn #7; Wayne Andre, Sam Burtis, Jerry Chamberlain, Tom Malone, trombone; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; David Tofani, flute, piccolo #7; Lew Del Gatto, oboe, clarinet, oboe #7; Grover Washington Jr., soprano sax #1,3, tenor sax #2,6; David Sanborn, alto sax #3-6; Sanford Allen, string concertmaster; Cliff Carter, keyboards, synthesizer #1; Hiram Bullock, guitar #1,3-5,7,8; Eric Gale, guitar #2; Mark Egan, bass; Gary King, bass #2; Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark, drums; Sue Evans, Gordon Gottlieb, percussion; Googie Coppola, vocals #5; David Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, June, 1977
1.Dune: Part I - ArrakisCTI CTI 7-5005
2.Dune: Part II - Sandworms-
3.Dune: Part III - Song Of The Bene Gesserit-
4.Dune: Part IV - Muad'Dib-
5.Space Oddity-
6.Silent Running-
7.Princess Leia's Theme (From Star Wars)CTI CTI 7-5005, OJ-39, OJ-40
8.Main Theme From Star WarsCTI CTI 7-5005, OJ-39
* CTI CTI 7-5005   David Matthews - Dune
* CTI OJ-39   David Matthews - Theme From Star Wars / Princess Leia's Theme (From Star Wars)
* CTI OJ-40   David Matthews - Princess Leia's Theme (From Star Wars) / Princess Leia's Theme (From Star Wars)

Urbie Green With Grover Washington Jr. & David Matthews' Big Band

Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sam Burtis, Urbie Green, trombone; Fred Griffin, French horn; Tony Price, tuba; David Tofani, soprano sax, flute; Grover Washington Jr., soprano, tenor sax; Frank Vicari, tenor sax; Kenny Berger, baritone sax, bass clarinet; David Matthews, electric piano; John Scofield, guitar; Harvie Swartz, bass; Jim Madison, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, June, 1977
Captain MarvelCTI CTI 7079
You Are So Beautiful-
Ysabel's Table Dance-
Senor Blues-
I'm In You-
I Wish-
* CTI CTI 7079   Urbie Green With Grover Washington Jr. & David Matthews' Big Band - Senor Blues

Art Farmer With Yusef Lateef & David Matthews' Big Band

Burt Collins, Joe Shepley, trumpet, flugelhorn; Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Sam Burtis, trombone; Fred Griffin, French horn; Tony Price, tuba; David Tofani, soprano sax, flute; Yusef Lateef, Frank Vicari, tenor sax; Kenny Berger, baritone sax, bass clarinet; David Matthews, electric piano; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Harvie Swartz, bass; Jim Madison, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; David Matthews, arranger.: Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Yusef Lateef, tenor sax; Hiram Bullock, guitar; replaces Green, Washington Jr., Scofield.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, July, 1977
Something You GotCTI CTI 7080
Flute Song-
Saudhade-
Sandu-
Spain-
Hombre Del Sol-
* CTI CTI 7080   Art Farmer With Yusef Lateef & David Matthews' Big Band - Something You Got

Patti Austin

Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Dave Grusin, electric piano; Eric Gale, Steve Khan, Hugh McCracken, electric guitar; Will Lee, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, August, 1977
That's Enough For MeCTI CTI 7-5006
Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Richard Tee, acoustic piano; Dave Grusin, electric piano; Eric Gale, electric guitar; Francisco Centeno, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Patti Austin, lead vocals, backing vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
Little Baby-
Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Dave Grusin, electric piano; Eric Gale, electric guitar; Anthony Jackson, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
I Just Want To Know-
Dave Grusin, electric piano, slide whistle; Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken, electric guitar; Will Lee, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Ralph MacDonald, congas; Dave Valentin, timbales, flute; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
Havana Candy-
Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Dave Grusin, electric piano; Eric Gale, Steve Khan, Hugh McCracken, electric guitar; Will Lee, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
Golden OldiesCTI CTI 7-5006, OJ-41
Richard Tee, acoustic piano; Dave Grusin, electric piano, synthesizer; Eric Gale, electric guitar; Steve Jordan, drums; Ralph MacDonald, tambourine; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
I Need SomebodyCTI CTI 7-5006
Richard Tee, acoustic piano; Dave Grusin, electric piano; Eric Gale, electric guitar; Frank Gravis, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
We're In LoveCTI CTI 7-5006, OJ-41
Dave Grusin, acoustic, electric piano, synthesizer; Patti Austin, lead vocals; Dave Grusin, arranger; Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen, producer.
Lost In The StarsCTI CTI 7-5006
+ Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Wayne Andre, trombone; Gerry Niewood, alto sax; Lou Marini, tenor sax; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Seymour Barab, Eugene Bianco, David Davis, Peter Dimitriades, Regis Iandiorio, Theodore Israel, Jesse Levy, Charles Libove, Guy Lumia, Elliot Magaziner, Joseph Malin, Richard Maximoff, Elliot Rosoff, Paul Winter, strings; Patti Austin, Lani Groves, Gwen Guthrie, Yolanda McCullough, Ken Williams, backing vocals.
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* CTI CTI 7-5006   Patti Austin - Havana Candy
* CTI OJ-41   Patti Austin - Golden Oldies / We're In Love

Yusef Lateef With Art Farmer

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Yusef Lateef, tenor, soprano sax, flute, shanai, lead vocals; Noel Pointer, electric violin #5; Cliff Carter, keyboards; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass; Alex Blake, bass #5; Jim Madison, drums; Steve Gadd, drums #5; Sue Evans, percussion; Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Milt Grayson, Norberto Jones, backing vocals; David Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, October, 1977
1.Robot ManCTI CTI 7082
2.Look On Your Right Side-
3.YL (Pronounced Eel)-
4.Communication-
5.Sister Mamie-
* CTI CTI 7082   Yusef Lateef With Art Farmer - Autophysiopsychic

Idris Muhammad

Daniel Cahn, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jeremy Steig, flute #1; Ray Davis, alto sax #4; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Hugh McCracken, harmonica #1; Gloria Agostini, harp; David Friedman, vibes, percussion; Cliff Carter, keyboards; Hiram Bullock, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Sam Figueroa, Nicky Marrero, percussion; Frank Floyd, Zachary Sanders, Ray Simpson, Ken Williams, vocals; David Matthews, arranger, producer; Tony Sarafino, producer.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, December, 1977
1.Boogie To The TopKUDU KU-38, KU-943
2.BreadKUDU KU-38
3.One With A Star-
4.Stick It In Your Face-
5.S-E-X-
* KUDU KU-38   Idris Muhammad - Boogie To The Top
* KUDU KU-943   Idris Muhammad - Boogie To The Top, Part 1 & 2

Seawind

Jerry Hey, brass; Kim Hutchcroft, sax, flute; Larry Williams, keyboards, woodwinds; Bud Nuanez, guitar; Ken Wild, bass; Bob Wilson, drums, percussion; Pauline Wilson, lead vocals, percussion; + Bill Reichenbach, trombone #1,9; Charles Veal, strings; Ian Underwood, synthesizer, programs; Harvey Mason, Bill Sommers, percussion; Bob Wilson, L.A. Phone Book-Page 75 #1,9; Larry Williams, strings arranger; Seawind, arranger; Michael Zager, arranger #1,9; Jerry Love, executive producer #1,9; Michael Zager, producer #1,9; Harvey Mason, Bob Wirtz, producer #2-8.
Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA;
The Burbank Studios, Burbank, CA;
Producers Workshop, Hollywood, CA, released 1977
1.One Sweet NightCTI CTI 7-5007, OJ-43
2.Wings Of LoveCTI CTI 7-5007
3.Do Listen ToCTI CTI 7-5007, OJ-43
4.Campanas De Invierno (Bells Of Winter)CTI CTI 7-5007
5.Window Of A Child-
6.Angel Of Mercy-
7.Lovin' You-
8.Hallelujah-
9.Countin' The Days-
* CTI CTI 7-5007   Seawind - Window Of A Child
* CTI OJ-43   Seawind - One Sweet Night / Do Listen To

1978

Nina Simone

Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Harry Glickman, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Marvin Morgenstern, David Nadien, Herbert Sorkin, Richard Sortomme, violin; LaMar Alsop, Alfred Brown, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Jonathan Abramowitz, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; John Beal, Charles Israels, Homer Mensch, string bass; David Matthews, piano #3,8; Al Schackman, piano #1, tambourine #10; Nina Simone, keyboards, vocals; Eric Gale, guitar; Jerry Friedman, guitar #3,6; Gary King, bass; Will Lee, bass #6; Jim Madison, drums; Andy Newmark, drums #6; Nicky Marrero, percussion; Joshie Armstead, Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Milt Grayson, Debbie McDuffie, Albertine Robinson, Ray Simpson, Maeretha Stewart, backing vocals; Al Schackman, music director; David Matthews, strings arranger; David Matthews, arranger #1,3,6,8-10; Nina Simone, arranger #2,4,5,7.
Studio Katy, Brussels, Belgium, January, 1978
1.BaltimoreCTI CTI 7084, OJL 3
2.Everything Must ChangeCTI CTI 7084
3.The FamilyCTI CTI 7084, OJ-49, OJL 3
4.My FatherCTI CTI 7084
5.Music For Lovers-
6.Rich Girl-
7.That's All I Want From YouCTI CTI 7084, OJ-49
8.ForgetCTI CTI 7084
9.Balm In GileadCTI CTI 7084; Salvation SAL 1000
10.If You Pray Right-
* CTI CTI 7084   Nina Simone - Baltimore
= CTI CTI 9004   Nina Simone - Baltimore (not released)
* Salvation SAL 1000   Hubert Laws, Nina Simone, Stanley Turrentine - The Power The Glory And The Music
* CTI OJL 3   Nina Simone - The Family / Baltimore
* CTI OJ-49   Nina Simone - The Family / That's All I Want From You

Hank Crawford

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Fred Wesley, trombone; Hank Crawford, alto sax, lead vocals; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Cliff Carter, Steve Robbins, keyboards; Cliff Morris, banjo; Hiram Bullock, Joe Caro, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; Vivian Cherry, Lani Groves, Yolanda McCullough, backing vocals; Dave Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, February & March, 1978
What A Difference You've Made In My LifeKUDU KU-39
I Don't Want No Happy SongsKUDU KU-39, KU-944
New York's One Soulful CityKUDU KU-39
Take This Job And Shove It-
Just The Way You Are-
Daytime FriendsKUDU KU-39, KU-944
EvergreenKUDU KU-39
Cajun Sunrise-
* KUDU KU-39   Hank Crawford - Cajun Sunrise
* KUDU KU-944   Hank Crawford - Daytime Friends / I Don't Want No Happy Songs

Art Farmer - Jim Hall Quintet

Art Farmer, flugelhorn; Mike Mainieri, vibes; Jim Hall, guitar; Mike Moore, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; David Matthews, arranger.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, February, 1978
Whisper NotCTI CTI 7083
A Child Is Born-
Big Blues-
Pavane For A Dead Princess-
* CTI CTI 7083   Art Farmer/Jim Hall - Big Blues

Patti Austin

Michael Brecker, tenor sax; Pat Rebillot, keyboards; Leon Pendarvis Jr., keyboards, leader; David Spinozza, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Charles Collins, drums; Errol Bennett, percussion; Patti Austin, vocals; Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Ullanda McCullough, backing vocals; Dave Grusin, Arthur Jenkins Jr., Leon Pendarvis Jr., arranger; Frank Floyd, background vocals arranger.
"The Bottom Line", NYC, August 18 & 19, 1978
You Fooled MeCTI CTI 7086, OJ-51
Jump For JoyCTI CTI 7086
Rider In The Rain-
Let's All Live And Give Together-
Love Me By NameCTI CTI 7086, OJ-51
Wait A Little WhileCTI CTI 7086
One More Night-
Let It Ride-
* CTI CTI 7086   Patti Austin - Live At The Bottom Line
* CTI OJ-51   Patti Austin - You Fooled Me / Love Me By Name

George Benson

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; David Matthews, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, released 1978
Hold On I'm ComingCTI CTI 7085, OJ-47
GoneCTI OJ-47
* CTI CTI 7085   George Benson - Space
* CTI OJ-47   George Benson - Hold On I'm Coming / Gone