Dr. Smooth’s Flashback #13: Elektra/Musician albums 1982

The inspiration for this Flashback is the inner sleeve Elektra/Musician Records used for their releases in May, 1982.

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Playlist:


brownroach

Track 1: “What’s New” by Clifford Brown and Max Roach, from the album Pure Genius, Vol. 1.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Did not chart

puregenius

Produced by Max Roach
Trumpet – Clifford Brown
Tenor Saxophone – Sonny Rollins
Piano – Richard Powell
Bass Violin – George Morrow
Percussion – Max Roach
For more information, click here.

shaw

Track 2: “400 Years Ago Tomorrow” by Woody Shaw, from the album Master of the Art.  

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 42 4

masteroftheart

Produced by Michael Cuscuna
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Woody Shaw
Trombone – Steve Turre
Piano – Mulgrew Miller
Bass – Stafford James
Drums – Tony Reedus
Vibes – Bobby Hutcherson

For more information, click here.

gale

Track 3: “Blue Horizon” by Eric Gale, from the album Blue Horizon.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 20 16

gale2

Produced by Eric Gale
Lead Guitar – Eric Gale
Drums – Winston Grenman
Rhythm Guitar – Mark Mazur
Percussion – Nasser Nasser
Keyboards – Peter Schott
Bass – Neddy Smith
Drums – Freddie Watts
Flugelhorn – Hugh Masekela

For more information, click here.

sancious

Track 4: “What If?” by David Sancious, from the album The Bridge.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 36 8

sancious

Produced by David Sancious
Piano – David Sancious

For more information, click here.

mcferrin

Track 5: “Dance With Me” by Bobby McFerrin, from the album Bobby McFerrin.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz  41  6

mcf

Produced by Linda Goldstein
Vocals – Bobby McFerrin
Piano & Fender Rhodes – Victor Feldman
Bass – Larry Klein
Acoustic Guitar – Peter Maunu
Drums – John Guerin
Percussion – Kenneth Nash

For more information, click here.

material

Track 6: “Disappearing” by Material, from the album, Memory Serves.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 32 7

material

Produced by Material with Martin Bisi
Guitar – Sonny Sharrock
Alto Saxophone – Henry Threadgill
Cornet – Olu Dara
Drums, Percussion, Guitar – Fred Maher
Bass – Bill Laswell
Synthesizers, Tapes, Radio, Guitar, Drums, Voice – Michael Beinhorn

For more information, click here.

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Track 7: “Sophisticated Yenta” by Red Rodney & Ira Sullivan, from the album Spirit Within.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Did not chart

red

Produced by Mike Berniker
Flugelhorn – Red Rodney
Flugelhorn, Alto Flute, Shaker – Ira Sullivan
Piano – Garry Dial
Drums – Steve Bagby
Bass – Jay Anderson

For more information, click here.

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Track 8: “Simplicidad” by Lee Ritenour, from the album Rio.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 11 33

rio

Produced by Lee Ritenour
Acoustic Guitar – Lee Ritenour
Drums – Paulinho Braga
Bass – Luizao Maia
Rhythm Guitar – Oscar Neves
Keyboards –  Don Grusin
Percussion – Chico Batera, Jose Da Silva, Roberto Pinheiro, Armando Marcal

For more information, click here.

cobham

Track 9: “Chiquita Linda” by Billy Cobham’s Glass Menagerie, from the album Observations &.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 23 13

cobham

Produced by Bill Cobham
Guitar – Dean Brown
Percussion – Bill Cobham
Keyboards – Gil Goldstein
Bass – Tim Landers

For more information, click here.

hubbard

Track 10: “This Is It” by Freddie Hubbard, from the album Ride Like the Wind.

Billboard Album Charts: Peak Weeks
Jazz 24 18

fred

Produced by Jeffrey Weber
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For more information, click here.

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