KUDU Records Catalog: 45 rpm 900, 33 series

KUDU 900 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

KU-900   Johnny Hammond - Workin' On A Groovy Thing / It's Too Late   1971

Danny Moore, trumpet; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Grover Washington, tenor sax; Johnny Hammond, organ; Eric Gale, guitar; Johnny Williams, Fender bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Grover Washington, arranger #1; Leo Johnson, arranger #2.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 3 & 4, 1971
1.It's Too Late
2.Workin' On A Groovy Thing

KU-901   Lonnie Smith - Mama Wailer, Part 1 & 2   1971

Danny Moore, trumpet, flugelhorn; Grover Washington, flute; Marvin Cabell, Dave Hubbard, tenor sax; Lonnie Smith, organ; Lonnie Smith, Clavinet; George Davis, Robert Lowe, Jimmy Ponder, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Bill Cobham, drums; William King, Airto Moreira, Richard Pratt, percussion.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 14 & 15, 1971
Mama Wailer

KU-902   Grover Washington Jr. - Inner City Blues / Ain't No Sunshine   1971

Eugene Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Thad Jones, trumpet, French horn; Wayne Andre, trombone; Grover Washington Jr., alto, tenor sax; Don Ashworth, baritone sax; Julius Brand, Paul Gershman, Julius Held, Leo Kahn, Harry Katzman, Raoul Poliakin, Max Pollikoff, Paul Winter, violin; Maurice Brown, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, Anthony Sophos, cello; Richard Tee, organ; Bob James, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Hilda Harris, Marilyn Jackson, Maretha Stewart, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September, 1971
Inner City Blues
Ain't No Sunshine / Theme From "Man And Boy" ("Better Days")

KU-903   Grover Washington Jr. - Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology), Part 1 & 2   1972

Eugene Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Thad Jones, trumpet, French horn; Wayne Andre, trombone; Grover Washington Jr., alto, tenor sax; Don Ashworth, baritone sax; Julius Brand, Paul Gershman, Julius Held, Leo Kahn, Harry Katzman, Raoul Poliakin, Max Pollikoff, Paul Winter, violin; Maurice Brown, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, Anthony Sophos, cello; Richard Tee, organ; Bob James, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Hilda Harris, Marilyn Jackson, Maretha Stewart, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Bob James, arranger, conductor.: same session.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September, 1971
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

KU-904   Esther Phillips - Home Is Where The Hatred Is / 'Til My Back Ain't Got No Bone   1972

John Eckert, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sam Burtis, Dick Griffin, trombone; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Frank Vicari, tenor sax, flute; David Liebman, baritone sax, flute; Michael Comins, Max Hollander, Leo Kahn, Charles Libove, Guy Lumia, Max Pollikoff, Alvin Rogers, Paul Winter, Jack Zayde, violin; Harold Coletta, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Richard Tee, organ, piano; Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Gordon Edwards, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Esther Phillips, lead vocals; Joshie Armstead, Hilda Harris, Barbara Massey, Louis St. Louis, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Don Sebesky, string arranger #1; Jack Wilson, rhythm arranger #2; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December, 1971
1.Home Is Where The Hatred Is
2.'Til My Back Ain't Got No Bone

KU-905   Hank Crawford - Brian's Song / In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning   1972

Hank Crawford, alto sax; Bernard Eichen, Felix Giglio, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff, Max Pollikoff, Elliot Rosoff, violin; Alfred Brown, Theodore Israel, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Phil Kraus, vibes; Richard Tee, organ, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Don Sebesky, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January, 1972;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August, 1971
Brian's Song
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning

KU-906   Esther Phillips - Baby, I'm For Real / That's All Right With Me   1972

John Eckert, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sam Burtis, Dick Griffin, trombone; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Frank Vicari, tenor sax, flute; David Liebman, baritone sax, flute; Michael Comins, Max Hollander, Leo Kahn, Charles Libove, Guy Lumia, Max Pollikoff, Alvin Rogers, Paul Winter, Jack Zayde, violin; Harold Coletta, Harry Zaratzian, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Richard Tee, organ, piano; Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Gordon Edwards, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Airto Moreira, percussion; Esther Phillips, lead vocals; Joshie Armstead, Hilda Harris, Barbara Massey, Louis St. Louis, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Don Sebesky, string arranger; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December, 1971
That's All Right With Me
Baby, I'm For Real

KU-907   Johnny Hammond - Rock Steady, Part 1 & 2   1972

Al DeRisi, Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, trombone; Harold Vick, Grover Washington Jr., alto, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Julius Brand, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Julius Held, Harry Katzman, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff, Max Pollikoff, violin; Johnny Hammond, organ, electric piano; George Benson, Eric Gale, Bob Mann, Melvin Sparks, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, Bernard Purdie, drums; Omar Clay, Airto Moreira, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October & November, 1971
Rock Steady

KU-908   Hank Crawford - Uncle Funky / Help Me Make It Through The Night   1972

Hank Crawford, alto sax; Bernard Eichen, Felix Giglio, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Gene Orloff, Max Pollikoff, Elliot Rosoff, violin; Alfred Brown, Theodore Israel, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Phil Kraus, vibes; Richard Tee, organ, piano; Cornell Dupree, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Don Sebesky, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January, 1972;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August, 1971
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Uncle Funky

KU-909   Grover Washington Jr. - No Tears, In The End / Body And Soul (Montage)   1972

John Frosk, Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal, Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise, Tony Studd, trombone; Ray Alonge, Donald Corrado, Fred Klein, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; George Marge, alto sax, flute, English horn, oboe, recorder; Grover Washington Jr., tenor, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Arthur Clarke, baritone sax, flute; Alexander Cores, Bernard Eichen, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, John Pintaualle, Irving Spice, violin; Richard Dickler, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Richard Tee, organ; Bob James, electric piano, harpsichord; Gene Bertoncini, Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, David Spinozza, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Gordon Edwards, bass #1; Bernard Purdie, drums; Billy Cobham, drums #2; Ralph MacDonald, congas; Airto, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & June, 1972
1.No Tears, In The End
2.Body And Soul (Montage)

KU-910   Esther Phillips - I've Never Found A Man (To Love Me Like You Do) / Cherry Red   1972

John Eckert, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sam Burtis, trombone; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Maceo Parker, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Richard Tee, organ, piano; George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, Gordon Edwards, bass; Billy Cobham, Bernard Purdie, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, lead vocals; Carl Carldwell, Lani Groves, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Strings, Don Sebesky, string arranger; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, September & October, 1972
Cherry Red
I've Never Found A Man (To Love Me Like You Do)

KU-911   Hank Crawford - Winter Wonderland / The Christmas Song   1972

Hank Crawford, alto sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Elliot Rosoff, Irving Spice, violin; Al Brown, Harold Coletta, Ted Israel, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Phil Kraus, vibes, orchestra bells; Richard Tee, organ, electric piano; Bob James, electric piano; George Benson, Cornell Dupree, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Art Jenkins, congas, tambourine; Bob James, string arranger #2; Don Sebesky, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September & October, 1972
1.The Christmas Song
2.Winter Wonderland

KU-912   Grover Washington Jr. - Where Is The Love, Part I & II   1972

John Frosk, Marky Markowitz, Ernie Royal, Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise, Tony Studd, trombone; Ray Alonge, Donald Corrado, Fred Klein, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; George Marge, alto sax, flute, English horn, oboe, recorder; Grover Washington Jr., tenor, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Arthur Clarke, baritone sax, flute; Alexander Cores, Bernard Eichen, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, John Pintaualle, Irving Spice, violin; Richard Dickler, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp; Richard Tee, organ; Bob James, electric piano, harpsichord; Gene Bertoncini, Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, David Spinozza, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Ralph MacDonald, congas; Airto, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & June, 1972
Where Is The Love

KU-913   Eric Gale - Killing Me Softly With His Song / Cleopatra   1973

Randal Brecker, Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Victor Paz, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Garnett Brown, Alan Raph, trombone; Tony Studd, trombone, baritone horn #1; George Marge, flute; Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo; Joe Farrell, tenor sax, flute; Jerry Dodgion, tenor, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Elliot Rosoff, Irving Spice, violin; Alfred Brown, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Seymour Barab, George Ricci, cello; Bob James, piano, organ, bass marimba, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Bill Salter, bass; Gordon Edwards, bass #1; Idris Muhammad, drums; Rick Marotta, drums #1; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, horns & stings arranger; Eric Gale, rhythm section arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January, 1973
1.Killing Me Softly With His Song
2.Cleopatra

KU-914   Johnny Hammond - Thunder & Lightning, Part I & II   1973

John Eckert, Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Dick Griffin, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Jerry Dodgion, Maceo Parker, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Johnny Hammond, organ; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Andrew Primus, steel drums; Airto, percussion; Carl Carldwell, Lani Groves, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 29 & 30, 1972
Thunder & Lightning

KU-915   Esther Phillips - Use Me / Let Me In Your Life   1973

John Eckert, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Sam Burtis, trombone; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Maceo Parker, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Richard Wyands, piano; Richard Tee, organ, piano; George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, Gordon Edwards, bass; Billy Cobham, Bernard Purdie, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, lead vocals; Carl Carldwell, Lani Groves, Tasha Thomas, vocals; Strings, Don Sebesky, string arranger; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, September & October, 1972
Use Me
Let Me In Your Life

KU-916   Grover Washington Jr. - Masterpiece, Part I & II   1973

Randal Brecker, Jon Faddis, John Frosk, Bernie Glow, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Santo Russo, trombone; Paul Faulise, Alan Raph, Tony Studd, bass trombone; Jim Buffington, Peter Gordon, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; Hubert Laws, flute, piccolo; Harvey Estrin, flute, piccolo, recorder; George Marge, flute, piccolo, oboe; Romeo Penque, flute, piccolo, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, English horn; Wally Kane, flute, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, bass sax; Donald MacCourt, bassoon; Grover Washington Jr., alto, tenor, soprano sax; Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Elliot Rosoff, violin; Alfred Brown, Theodore Israel, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Seymour Barab, Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Ron Carter, Richard Davis, arco bass; Bob James, piano, electric piano; Richard Tee, organ; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, bass, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Airto, Dave Friedman, Phil Kraus, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bill Eaton, Eileen Gilbert, Barbara Massey, Randolph Peyton, Maeretha Stewart, Bernard Thacker, vocals; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March, 1973
Masterpiece

KU-917   Esther Phillips - Justified / Too Many Roads   1974

Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Gene Orloff, Irving Spice, violin; Alfred Brown, Emanuel Vardi, viola; Alan Shulman, Anthony Sophos, cello; Tim Hinkley, piano; Charlie Brown, guitar; Boz, bass; Ian Wallace, drums; Arthur Jenkins, percussion #1; Esther Phillips, vocals; Joshie Armstead, Carl Carldwell, Lani Groves, Tasha Thomas, backing vocals; Bob James, string arranger; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July, 1973
1.Justified
2.Too Many Roads

KU-918   Idris Muhammad - Power Of Soul / Loran's Dance   1974

Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; Grover Washington Jr., soprano, tenor sax; Bob James, keyboards; Joe Beck, guitar; Gary King, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March, 1974
Power Of Soul
Loran's Dance

KU-919   Hank Crawford - Wildflower / Mr. Blues   1974

Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm, trumpet; Bernie Glow, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, Paul Faulise, trombone; Tony Studd, trombone, bass trombone; Jimmy Buffington, Brooks Tillotson, French horn; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Richard Tee, piano, organ; Joe Beck, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Rubens Bassini, George Devens, Dave Friedman, Arthur Jenkins, Phil Kraus, Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bill Eaton, Hilda Harris, Randy Peyton, Maeretha Stewart, voices; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June, 1973
Wildflower
Mr. Blues

KU-920   no information

KU-921   Esther Phillips - Such A Night / Can't Trust Your Neighbor With Your Baby   1974

Jon Faddis, John Gatchell, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Urbie Green, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Charles Libove, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, Manny Vardi, violin; Al Brown, Harold Coletta, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Richard Wyands, piano; Richard Tee, tack piano #1, piano #2; Charlie Brown, guitar; Jon Sholle, guitar #2; Gary King, bass; Bernard Purdie, drums; Pee Wee Ellis, chimes; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; Patti Austin, Lani Groves, J. Denise Williams, backing vocals #1; Don Sebesky, string arranger #1; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor; Pee Wee Ellis, associate producer.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, 1974
1.Such A Night
2.Can't Trust Your Neighbor With Your Baby

KU-922 F   Esther Phillips - Disposable Society / Doing Our Thing   1974

Jon Faddis, John Gatchell, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Urbie Green, trombone; Hubert Laws, flute; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax; Mike Brecker, tenor sax #2; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Charles Libove, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, Manny Vardi, violin; Al Brown, Harold Coletta, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Richard Wyands, piano; Richard Tee, piano #1; Bob James, electric piano #2; Charlie Brown, guitar; Richie Resnicoff, guitar #2; Gary King, bass; Gordon Edwards, bass #1; Bernard Purdie, drums; Steve Gadd, drums #2; Pee Wee Ellis, chimes; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocals; Carl Carldwell, Robin Clark, Tasha Thomas, backing vocals #1; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger, conductor #1; Gary King, arranger, conductor #2; Pee Wee Ellis, associate producer #1; Eugene McDaniels, associate producer #2.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, 1974
1.Doing Our Thing
2.Disposable Society

KU-923 F   Hank Crawford - Sho Is Funky / Groove Junction   1974

Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Alan Rubin, trumpet, flugelhorn; Dave Taylor, bass trombone; Joe Farrell, flute, tenor sax; Jerry Dodgion, flute, tenor, soprano sax; Phil Bodner, alto flute, piccolo, tenor sax; Hank Crawford, alto sax; Pepper Adams, Romeo Penque, baritone sax; Alexander Cores, Lewis Eley, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Charles Libove, Harry Lookofsky, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, George Ricci, cello; Richard Tee, piano, organ; Bob James, electric piano, Clavinet, ARP; Hugh McCracken, electric guitar, harmonica; Gary King, bass; Ron Carter, bass #2; Idris Muhammad, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion, congas; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June, 1974
1.Sho Is Funky
2.Groove Junction

KU-924 F   Grover Washington Jr. - Mister Magic / Black Frost   1975

Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, trumpet, flugelhorn; Wayne Andre, trombone; Tony Studd, bass trombone; Jerry Dodgion, tenor sax; Grover Washington Jr., tenor, alto, soprano sax; Phil Bodner, baritone sax; Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Matthew Raimondi, violin; Al Brown, Manny Vardi, viola; Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, cello; Bob James, piano, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger, conductor.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November, 1974
Mister Magic
Black Frost

KU-925 F   Esther Phillips - What A Diff'rence A Day Makes / Turn Around, Look At Me   1975

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
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
Turn Around, Look At Me

KU-926 F   Upchurch, Tennyson - You Got Style / Ave Maria   1975

David Sanborn, alto sax; Bob James, piano, ARP synthesizer; Tennyson Stephens, piano, vocals; Eric Gale, Phil Upchurch, guitar; Doug Bascomb, Eric Gale, Phil Upchurch, bass; Steve Gadd, Andrew Smith, drums; Bob James, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September, 1974 & January-March, 1975
You Got Style
Ave Maria

KU-927 F   Ron Carter - Anything Goes / Big Fro   1975

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 Goes
2.Big Fro

KU-928   no information

KU-929   Esther Phillips, Beck - For All We Know / Fever   1976

Randy Brecker, trumpet; Barry Rogers, trombone; Mike Brecker, tenor sax; 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; Joe Beck, Steve Khan, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Chris Parker, drums; George Devens, Nicky Marrero, percussion; Carl Carldwell, Esther Phillips, vocals; Peggy Blue, Hilda Harris, Maeretha Stewart, backing vocals; Tasha Thomas, backing vocals, vocal arranger; Patti Austin, backing vocals #2, vocal arranger #2; Joe Beck, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October, November & December, 1975
1.For All We Know
2.Fever

KU-930   Grover Washington Jr. - Knucklehead, Part 1 & 2   1976

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; Jimmy Madison, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Bob James, arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May & July, 1975
Knucklehead

KU-931   Hank Crawford - I Hear A Symphony / Madison (Spirit, The Power)   1976

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; Eric Gale, guitar; Gary King, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; 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 Symphony
2.Madison (Spirit, The Power)

KU-932   no information

KU-933 F   Ron Carter - Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow) / De Samba   1976

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; 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
De Samba
Barreta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow)

KU-934   David Matthews - Shoogie Wanna Boogie / Gotta Be Where You Are   1976

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 Boogie
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 Are

KU-935   David Matthews - You Keep Me Hanging On, Part 1 & 2   1976

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.
A&R Studios, NYC;
Mediasound, NYC, March & April, 1976
You Keep Me Hanging On

KU-936   Esther Phillips - Boy, I Really Tied One On / Magic's In The Air   1976

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 Air
Bobby Lyle, Clavinet; Eric Gale, guitar; Allan Holdsworth, pedal steel guitar; replaces Grolnick, Miles, Tropea.
Boy, I Really Tied One On

KU-937 F   Grover Washington Jr. - A Secret Place, Part 1 & 2   1977

John Gatchell, trumpet; Grover Washington Jr., soprano, tenor sax; Gerry Niewood, alto sax; Dave Grusin, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; David Matthews, horns arranger.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October, 1976
A Secret Place

KU-938   Esther Phillips - All The Way Down / Higher & Higher   1977

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.
Mediasound, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, July & September, 1976
Higher & Higher
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

KU-939   Idris Muhammad - Could Heaven Ever Be Like This, Part 1 & 2   1977

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 This

KU-940   Idris Muhammad - Turn This Mutha Out, Part 1 & 2   1977

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.
Mediasound, NYC, December, 1976;
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, February, 1977
Turn This Mutha Out

KU-941   Locksmith - Summer Song / Juffure   1977

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
Summer Song
Juffure

KU-942 F   Grover Washington Jr. - Summer Song / Juffure   1977

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.: same session.
"Bijou Cafe", Philadelphia, PA, May, 1977
Summer Song
Juffure

KU-943   Idris Muhammad - Boogie To The Top, Part 1 & 2   1978

Daniel Cahn, John Gatchell, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jeremy Steig, flute; Ronnie Cuber, baritone sax; Hugh McCracken, harmonica; 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; David Matthews, Tony Sarafino, producer.
Electric Lady Studios, NYC, December, 1977
Boogie To The Top

KU-944   Hank Crawford - Daytime Friends / I Don't Want No Happy Songs   1979

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
I Don't Want No Happy Songs
Daytime Friends

KUDU Twelve Inch Single series (12 inch 45 rpm)

KU 3316/17   Esther Phillips, David Matthews - Magic's In The Air/Boy, I Really Tied One On / You Keep Me Hanging On   1976

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.
A&R Studios, NYC;
Mediasound, NYC, March & April, 1976
You Keep Me Hanging On
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 Air
Bobby Lyle, Clavinet; Eric Gale, guitar; Allan Holdsworth, pedal steel guitar; replaces Grolnick, Miles, Tropea.
Boy, I Really Tied One On

KU 3318/3319   Idris Muhammad - Could Heaven Ever Be Like This / Tasty Cakes/Turn This Mutha Out   1977

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 This
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 Out
same session.
Tasty Cakes