Prestige Records Discography: 1977-1978

1977

David Fathead Newman

David Fathead Newman, flute, soprano, alto, tenor sax; George Cables, Hilton Ruiz, keyboards; George Davis, Lee Ritenour, guitar; Wilbur Bascomb, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion; + Horns and voices: Jeff Davis, Larry Moses, trumpet; Earl McIntyre, Janice Robinson, trombone; Kenneth Harris, flute; Ed Xiques, baritone sax; Yvonne Fletcher, Renee Manning, voices; William Fischer, arranger, conductor.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA;
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, May, 1977

Keep The Dream AlivePrestige P-10106; Milestone MCD-9188-2
Destiny-
Silver MorningPrestige P-10106
Freaky Beat-
I Am SingingPrestige P-10106; Milestone MCD-9188-2
Clouds-
As Good As You Are-

* Prestige P-10106   David Fathead Newman - Keep The Dream Alive   1978
* Milestone MCD-9188-2   David Newman - Back To Basics   1991

Bill Summers And Summers Heat

Bill Summers, percussion, vocal; Summers Heat: George "Jazzbeau" Spencer, trumpet, flugelhorn, background vocal; Hadley Caliman, tenor sax, flute; Rodney Franklin, keyboards; Ray Obiedo, guitar, tres, background vocal; Fred Washington, bass; James Levi, drums; Munyungo Darryl Jackson, timbales, percussion, background vocal; Leo Miller, Carla Vaughn, lead vocal, background vocal.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA;
Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA, September, 1977

What's This MessPrestige P-10103
Magic-
Latican Space Mambo-
Don't Fade Away-
House Party-
Try A Little Tenderness-
I've Been Around-
Djembe De Fanta-
Flying-

* Prestige P-10103   Bill Summers And Summers Heat - Cayenne   1977

David Fathead Newman

David Fathead Newman, flute, soprano, alto, tenor sax; Pat Rebillot, keyboards; Jay Graydon, electric guitar; Abraham LaBoriel, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion; + Strings: Sanford Allen, Regis Iandiorio, Kathryn Kienke, Harry Lookofsky, Yoko Matsuo, Gene Orloff, Stan Pollock, Anthony Posk, violin; Alfred Brown, Linda Lawrence, viola; Kermit Moore, cello; + Horns: Jimmy Owens, Milt Ward, trumpet; Earl McIntyre, trombone; Kenneth Harris, flute; Babe Clarke, tenor sax; Clarence Thomas, baritone sax; William Fischer, arranger, conductor.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, November 8-10, 1977;
Regent Sound Studios, NYC, November 14, 1977;
Generation Sound Studios, NYC, November 17, 1977

Knocks Me Off My FeetPrestige P-10104; Milestone MCD-9188-2
Save Your Love For Me-
Blues For Ball-
Dance Of The Honey Bee And The Funky FlyPrestige P-10104
Concrete Jungle-
Sun Seeds-
Distant Lover-

* Prestige P-10104   David Fathead Newman - Concrete Jungle   1978
* Milestone MCD-9188-2   David Newman - Back To Basics   1991

1978

Bill Summers And Summers Heat

Bill Summers, percussion, flute, lead vocal, background vocal; Summers Heat: Ray Obiedo, guitar; Fred Washington, bass; Darryl Munyungo Jackson, timbales, drums, background vocal; Virginia Ayers, Leo Miller, lead vocal, background vocal; George "Jazzbeau" Spencer, music coordinator; plus Oscar Brashear, Ray Brown, Jerry Hey, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Bohanon, Dick "Slyde" Hyde, Benny Powell, trombone; Bill Green, Ernie Watts, reeds; John Barnes, keyboards; Leon Ndugu Chancler, drums, vocal; Maxine "Maxi" Anderson, Pattie Brooks, Josie James, Pettsye Powell, background vocal; Reggie Andrews, Charles Mims, Willie Mullings, horns arranger; John Barnes, strings arranger; Virginia Ayers, background vocal arranger; Bill Summers And Summers Heat, Leon Ndugu Chancler, background vocal arranger, rhythm arranger; Bill Summers, percussion arranger; Bob Robitaille, synthesizer programs.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA;
Wally Heider Studio 3, Los Angeles, CA;
Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA, early 1978

Woo Me BabyPrestige P-10105
Your Love-
Love, Not My Life-
Olodo-
Straight To The Bank-
Creepy Crawlers/Landing And Visit-
It's On My Mind-
El Barrio-
All I Want-
Creepy Crawlers/Exit-

* Prestige P-10105   Bill Summers And Summers Heat - Straight To The Bank   1978