Van Gelder Studio Catalog: 1976

1976

Grant Green With Hubert Laws - The Main Attraction   (Kudu KU-29)   1976

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 Attraction
Future Feature
Creature

Benson & Farrell   (CTI CTI 6069)   1976

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 and September, 1976

Flute Song

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

Patti Austin - End Of A Rainbow   (CTI CTI 5001)   1976

Richard Tee, Clavinet; Barry Miles, synthesizer; Eric Gale, guitar; Will Lee, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

Mediasound, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April, May and June, 1976

Say You Love Me

Mike Brecker, solo tenor sax; Richard Tee, electric piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

In My Life

Gloria Agostini, harp; Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Patti Austin, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

You Don't Have To Say You're Sorry

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, vocal; 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, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

Give It Time

Richard Tee, piano; Eric Gale, guitar; Jeff Berlin, bass; Andy Newmark, drums; Ralph MacDonald, percussion; Patti Austin, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

There Is No Time

Gloria Agostini, harp; Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Patti Austin, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, vocal; 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, background vocal.

Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness   (CTI CTI 6068)   1976

Alan Pasqua, piano; Allan Holdsworth, electric, acoustic guitar #2,4,7, solo violin #6; Alphonse Johnson, bass; Narada, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May and June, 1976

1.Good Clean Filth
2.Floppy Hat
3.Wish
4.Kinder
5.Velvet Darkness
6.Karzie Key
7.Last May
8.Gattox

** also released on CBS Associated ZK 45482 in 1990.

Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness   (CBS Associated ZK 45482)   1990

Alan Pasqua, piano; Allan Holdsworth, electric, acoustic guitar #2, solo violin #4; Alphonse Johnson, bass; Narada, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May and June, 1976

1.Good Clean Filth (alternate take)
2.Kinder (alternate take)
3.Velvet Darkness (alternate take)
4.Karzie Key (alternate take)
5.Gattox (alternate take)

** originally released on CTI CTI 6068 in 1976 + 5 bonus tracks.

Esther Phillips - Capricorn Princess   (Kudu KU-31)   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, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

Mediasound, NYC;
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, July and September, 1976

Magic's In The Air

Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; John Blair, electric violin; Anthony Jackson, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Sue Evans, percussion; Esther Phillips, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do

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, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

Boy, I Really Tied One On

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, vocal; Pee Wee Ellis, arranger.

Candy

Mike Abene, piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Anthony Jackson, bass; Steve Gadd, drums; Esther Phillips, vocal; 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, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

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, vocal; 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, vocal; David Matthews, arranger.

Dream

+ 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, background vocal.

Ron Carter - Yellow & Green   (CTI CTI 6064 S1)   1976

Kenny Barron, piano; Hugh McCracken, guitar; Ron Carter, acoustic bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Ron Carter, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May, 1976

Tenaj

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

** also released on CBS Associated ZK 40928 in 1988.

Ron Carter - Yellow & Green   (CBS Associated ZK 40928)   1988

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 and July, 1975

Receipt, Please
Yellow & Green

** originally released on CTI CTI 6064 S1 in 1976 + 2 bonus tracks.

Urbie Green - The Fox   (CTI CTI 7070)   1977

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 and November, 1976

Another Star

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

Grover Washington Jr. - A Secret Place   (Kudu KU-32 S1)   1976

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 Place
2.Dolphin Dance
3.Not Yet
4.Love Makes It Better

** also released on Motown M5-165V1 in 1981.

Lalo Schifrin - Towering Toccata   (CTI CTI 7-5003)   1977

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 and December, 1976

1.Towering Toccata
2.Frances' Theme
3.Macumba
4.Eagles In Love
5.Theme From King Kong
6.Most Wanted Theme
7.Midnight Woman
8.Roller Coaster

BJ 4   (CTI CTI 7074)   1977

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 and December, 1976

Pure Imagination
Where The Wind Blows Free
Tappan Zee
Nights Are Forever Without You
Treasure Island
El Verano

** also released on Tappan Zee FC 36838 in 1981.

Charlie Earland - Smokin'   (Muse MR 5126)   1977

George Coleman, Dave Schnitter, tenor sax; Charlie Earland, organ; Jimmy Ponder, guitar; Bobby Durham, drums #1,2; Walter Perkins, drums #3-5; Herb Fisher, percussion.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1976

1.Penn Relays
2.Danny Boy's Soul
3.Milestones #2
4.Soon It's Gonna Rain
5.Strangers In The Night

George Benson - Summertime/2001 / Theme From Good King Bad   (CTI OJL 1)   1976

George Benson, guitar; David Matthews, strings, brass arranger; Creed Taylor, producer.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ?, released 1976

Summertime/2001