Prestige Records Discography: 1975-1976

1975

Jack DeJohnette's Directions

Alex Foster, alto, tenor sax #1,2,4-8; John Abercrombie, electric guitar #1,2,4-8; Peter Warren, bass #1,2,4-8; Jack DeJohnette, drums, keyboards #1,2,4-8, piano #3.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 24-26, 1975

1.Cosmic ChickenPrestige P-10094
2.One For Devadip And The Professor-
3.Memories-
4.Stratocruiser-
5.Shades Of The Phantom-
6.Eiderdown-
7.Sweet And Pungent-
8.Last Chance Stomp-

* Prestige P-10094   Jack DeJohnette's Directions - Cosmic Chicken   1975

Azar Lawrence

Raul De Souza, trombone #2,3; Azar Lawrence, soprano, tenor sax, wood flute #1; Albert Dailey, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Guilherme Franco, percussion #1.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, April 29, 1975;
additional recording: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, June, 1975

1.From The Point Of LovePrestige P-10097
2.From The Point Of Light-
3.Summer Solstice-

* Prestige P-10097   Azar Lawrence - Summer Solstice   1975

Azar Lawrence

Raul De Souza, trombone; Gerald Hayes, flute; Azar Lawrence, soprano, tenor sax, percussion; Dom Salvador, piano; Amaury Tristao, acoustic guitar, voice #1; Ron Carter, bass; Guilherme Franco, drums, percussion.

Generation Sound Studios, NYC, May 1, 1975;
additional recording: Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, June, 1975

1.Novo AnoPrestige P-10097
2.Highway-

* Prestige P-10097   Azar Lawrence - Summer Solstice   1975

Patrice Rushen Featuring: Hubert Laws, Lee Ritenour, Harvey Mason, Ndugu

Oscar Brashear, trumpet, flugelhorn #1,2,4; George Bohanon, trombone #1,2,4; Hubert Laws, flute, alto flute #3,4; Hadley Caliman, tenor sax #1,2; Patrice Rushen, electric, acoustic piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, tambourine, cabasa; Lee Ritenour, guitar; Charles Meeks, bass #1,2,4,5; Tony Dumas, bass #3; Ndugu, drums #1,2; Harvey Mason, drums #3-5; Nate Alfred, percussion #1,2,5; Kenneth Nash, percussion #3,4; + Nate Alfred, Reggie Andrews, Thelette Bennett, Josie James, Charles Meeks, Charles Mims, Patrice Rushen, Evelyn Wesley, Jimmie Lee Wesley, Brenda White, Martha Young, handclaps #2; Josie James, vocal #2; Patrice Rushen, arranger.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August, 1975

1.Kickin' BackPrestige 45-764, P-10098
2.What's The StoryPrestige 45-764, P-10098, P-10110
3.JubilationPrestige P-10098
4.Before The Dawn-
5.Razzia-

* Prestige P-10098   Patrice Rushen - Before The Dawn   1975
= Prestige PRCD-24207-2   Patrice Rushen - Prelusion/Before The Dawn   1998
* Prestige P-10110   The Best Of Patrice Rushen - Let There Be Funk   1980
* Prestige 45-764   Patrice Rushen - Kickin' Back / What's The Story   1975

Gary Bartz

Gary Bartz, alto, soprano sax, synthesizer, lead vocal, background vocal; Hubert Eaves, piano, Clavinet, synthesizer; Larry Mizell, synthesizer; Reggie Lucas, guitar; Michael Henderson, bass; Howard King, drums, synthesizer; Mtume, congas, percussion; James Carter, whistling #6; Michael Henderson, Fonce Mizell, Larry Mizell, background vocal #5; Gary Bartz, arranger.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA;
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, 1975

1.Winding RoadsPrestige P-10092
2.Mother Nature-
3.Love Tones-
4.Gentle Smiles (Saxy)-
5.Make Me Feel Better-
6.Sea Gypsy-
7.For My Baby-
8.Incident-

* Prestige P-10092   Gary Bartz - The Shadow Do!   1975

Ice

Arthur Grayson Young, trumpet, Moog, Clavinet, vocal, flute; Ronnie James Buttacavoli, trumpet, vocal, Moog, bass; Frank Abel, piano, Moog, Clavinet, vocal; Larry Jones, guitar; Lafayette Hudson, bass; Ernest Donable, drums, congas; Keno Speller, congas, bongos, bells, African drums, percussion, vocal.

Parisound Studio, Paris, France, 1975

Hi Fi Woman
Hey Angel Girl
Don't Wonder Why
Funky Lovin'
Quick
The Gap
What Cha Gonna Do About Loving Me
Passing Dreams
FriscoKedzie (F) 60-3738
I Need Love

Arthur Grayson Young, trumpet, Moog synthesizer, Clavinet, vocal, flute; Ronnie James Buttacavoli, trumpet, vocal, Moog synthesizer, bass; Frank Abel, piano, Moog synthesizer, vocal, Clavinet; Larry Jones, guitar; Lafayette Hudson, bass; Ernest Donable, drums, congas; Keno Speller, congas, bongos, bells, African drums, percussion, vocal.

Hi Fi WomanKedzie (F) 60-3738; Prestige P-10096
Don't Wonder Why-
Funky Lovin'-
Quick-
Hey Angel Girl-
The Gap-
Passing Dreams-
What Cha Gonna Do About Loving Me-
I Need Love-
Funky BunchPrestige P-10096

* Kedzie (F) 60-3738   Ice - Frisco Disco   1975
* Prestige P-10096   Ice - Import Export   1975

1976

Azar Lawrence

Azar Lawrence, soprano, alto, tenor sax; Jerry Peters, Patrice Rushen, Skip Scarborough, Michael Stanton, keyboards, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, guitar; John Rowin, guitar, synthesizer programs; Paul Jackson, electric bass; Harvey Mason, drums; Mtume or Dick Ricardo, percussion; + Horns: Oscar Brashear, Chuck Findley, trumpet; George Bohanon, trombone; Ernie Watts, alto sax; Buddy Collette, tenor sax; + Vocals: Cheryl Barnes, Josie James, Patrice Rushen, Michael Wright, vocal; + Arrangements: Patrice Rushen, arranger; Jerry Peters, arranger, horns arranger; Skip Scarborough, arranger, rhythm arranger, synthesizer arranger, vocal arranger; Michael Stanton, synthesizer arranger.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA;
Sound Factory West, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1976

Theme For A New DayPrestige P-10099
The Awakening-
Kickin' Back-
People Moving-
Can't Hide Love-
Canticle For The Universe-
Gratitude-

* Prestige P-10099   Azar Lawrence - People Moving   1976

Bill Summers

Skip Scarborough, Mark Soskin, keyboards; Ray Obiedo, guitar; Paul Jackson, bass; Alphonse Mouzon, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion; + Horns: Fred Berry, Hadley Caliman, Roger Glenn, Jose Hernandez, Myron Mu, Julian Priester, horns; + Vocals: Pete Escovedo, Charles Meeks, Mikki Morris, Diane Reeves, Sigidi, Deborah Thomas, vocal.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, October, 1976

Just A Matter Of Time (Before The Beat Gets Your Mind)Prestige P-10102
Come Into My LifePrestige 45-765, P-10102
People Know-
No OnePrestige P-10102
Brazilian Skies-
Check It Out-
Que Sabroso-
Drum Suite-

* Prestige P-10102   Bill Summers - Feel The Heat   1977
* Prestige 45-765   Bill Summers - Come Into My Life / People Know   1977

Patrice Rushen

Patrice Rushen, electric, acoustic piano, Clavinet, synthesizer, vocal; Al McKay, guitar; Charles Meeks, electric bass, vocal; James Gadson, drums; Bill Summers, percussion; Patrice Rushen, arranger #1,2,4-8; Charles Mims, arranger #3; Reggie Andrews, arranger #7.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, 1976

1.The HumpPrestige P-10101
2.Shout It Out-
3.Stepping Stones-
4.Let Your Heart Be FreePrestige 45-766, P-10101
5.Roll With The PunchesPrestige P-10101
6.Let There Be Funk-
7.Yolon-
8.SojournPrestige 45-766, P-10101

* Prestige P-10101   Patrice Rushen - Shout It Out   1977
= Prestige P-10110   The Best Of Patrice Rushen - Let There Be Funk   1980
* Prestige 45-766   Patrice Rushen - Let Your Heart Be Free / Sojourn   1977