Marcus Miller


Music For The Texts Of Ishmael Reed

Conjure - Music For The Texts Of Ishmael Reed Label: PANGÆA ‎– PAND-42135
Format: CD, Album
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues, Non-Music
Style: Afro-Cuban Jazz, Fusion, Jazz-Funk, Poetry, Free Improvisation

 

Tracks and Credits:

1 Jes’ Grew
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass – Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Steve Swallow
Electric Guitar – Jean-Paul Bourelly
Percussion – Puntilla Orlando Rios*
Piano – Allen Toussaint
Tenor Saxophone, Conductor – David Murray
Trumpet – Olu Dara
Voice – Don Jay, Ejaye Tracey
Voice, Guitar – Taj Mahal
Written-By – David Murray, Ishmael Reed
4:03

2 The Wardrobe Master Of Paradise
Conductor – Carla Bley
Congas – Frisner Augustin
Congas [Quinto], Congas – Milton Cordona*
Congas, Bells – Puntilla Orlando Rios*
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass – Steve Swallow
Electric Guitar – Elysee Pyronneau
Piano – Allen Toussaint
Shekere – Olufemi Claudette Mitchell
Tenor Saxophone – David Murray
Trumpet – Olu Dara
Voice – Taj Mahal
Written-By – Carla Bley, Ishmael Reed
5:41

3 Dualism (1)
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass, Conductor – Steve Swallow
Electric Guitar – Elysee Pyronneau
Piano – Allen Toussaint
Tenor Saxophone – David Murray
Trumpet – Olu Dara
Voice, Resonator Guitar [Dobro] – Taj Mahal
Written-By – Ishmael Reed, Steve Swallow
2:47

4 Oakland Blues
Conductor – Carman Moore
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass – Steve Swallow
Piano – Kenny Kirkland
Trumpet – Olu Dara
Voice – Robert Jason
Written-By – Carman Moore, Ishmael Reed
4:26

5 Skydiving
Congas – Milton Cordona*
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass – Steve Swallow
Electric Guitar – Elysee Pyronneau
Piano, Organ, Conductor – Allen Toussaint
Voice, Resonator Guitar [Dobro] – Taj Mahal
Written-By – Allen Toussaint, Ishmael Reed
4:14

6 Judas
Performer [Incidental Music] – Kip Hanrahan
Voice – Ishmael Reed
Written-By – Ishmael Reed
2:14

7 Betty Ball’s Blues
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass – Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Steve Swallow
Piano – Allen Toussaint
Tenor Saxophone – David Murray
Trumpet – Olu Dara
Voice, Electric Guitar, Conductor – Taj Mahal
Written-By – Ishmael Reed, Taj Mahal
3:41

8 Untitled II
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass, Piano, Conductor – Steve Swallow
Tenor Saxophone – David Murray
Voice – Taj Mahal
Written-By – Ishmael Reed, Steve Swallow
3:35

9 Fool-Ology (The Song)
Bass – Andy Gonzalez
Congas – Milton Cordona*
Congas, Percussion [Claves] – Puntilla Orlando Rios*
Congas, Percussion [Sticks] – Frisner Augustin
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass – Jamaaladeen Tacuma
Electric Guitar – Elysee Pyronneau
Tenor Saxophone – David Murray
Voice – Brenda Norton, Molly Farley
Voice, Trumpet, Conductor – Lester Bowie
Written-By – Ishmael Reed, Lester Bowie
6:07

10 From The Files Of Agent 22
Congas – Milton Cordona*
Congas [Quinto] – Puntilla Orlando Rios*
Drums [Trap Drums] – Billy Hart
Electric Bass, Conductor – Steve Swallow
Electric Guitar – Elysee Pyronneau
Piano – Allen Toussaint
Tenor Saxophone – David Murray
Trumpet – Olu Dara
Voice, Guitar – Taj Mahal
Written-By – Ishmael Reed, Steve Swallow
3:18

11 Dualism (2)
Congas – Milton Cordona*
Congas [Quinto], Congas – Frisner Augustin
Congas, Conductor – Kip Hanrahan
Congas, Percussion – Puntilla Orlando Rios*
Electric Bass – Sal Cuevas
Electric Guitar – Arto Lindsay
Piano – Peter Scherer
Shekere – Olufemi Claudette Mitchell
Tenor Saxophone, Voice – David Murray
Written-By – Ishmael Reed, Kip Hanrahan
3:37

12 Rhythm In Philosophy
Voice – Ishmael Reed
Written-By – Ishmael Reed
1:38


Mike Stern – Live At The Bottom Line (December 29, 1987)

Mike Stern

Recorded at The Bottom Line 29/12/1987

MUSICIANS:
Mike Stern – Guitar
Bob Berg – Sax
Kenny Kirkland – Keyboards
Peter Erskine – Drums
Tom Barney – Bass
Marcus Miller – Bass

TRACKS:
1 Yesterdays
2 Behind a Green Door
3 Soulution
4 Body and Soul
5 Friday Night At The Cadillac Club


Dizzy Gillespie – Closer to the Source

Dizzy Gillespie
Recorded at Bear Tracks (NY), A&M Studios (California) and Criteria Studio (Miami), 1984.
Mixed at King Studio, Tokio, Japan, 1984.
Mastered at Mtx Mastering Studio, St. Légier, Switzerland.

TRACKS:
1 Could It Be You 5:14
2 It’s Time For Love 5:00
3 Closer To The Source 4:57
4 You’re No. 1 In My Book 4:23
5 Iced Tea 6:20
6 Just Before Dawn 4:52
7 Textures 7:09

MUSICIANS:
Dizzy Gillespie (vocals);
Angel Rogers (vocals);
Hiram Bullock (guitar);
Stevie Wonder (harmonica, synthesizer);
Sonny Fortune (alto saxophone);
Branford Marsalis (tenor saxophone);
Kenny Kirkland, Barry J. Eastmond (keyboards);
Marcus Miller (synthesizer, bass guitar);
Thom Barney (bass guitar);
Tony Cintron Jr., Buddy Williams (drums);
Mino Cinelu, Marty Bracey (percussion).


Various Artists – “That’s The Way I Feel” Now A Tribute To Thelonious Monk

Label: A&M Records – SP 96600
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: Canada
Released: 1984
Genre: Jazz
Style: Bop, Post Bop

TRACKS AND MUSICIANS:
1 Thelonious
Bass – Tom Fowler
Drums – Chester Thompson
Trombone [Bass] – Phil Teele
Trombone, Arranged By – Bruce Fowler*

2 Little Rootie Tootie
Bass – Joseph Spampinato*
Drums – Tom Ardolino
Guitar – Al Anderson (2)
Performer – NRBQ, Whole Wheat Horns, The
Piano – Terry Adams (2)
Saxophone [Tenor] – Keith Spring
Trombone – Donn Adams

3 Reflections
Guitar, Arranged By – Steve Khan
Synthesizer, Arranged By – Donald Fagen

4 Blue Monk
Piano, Arranged By – Dr. John (Mac Rebennack)*

5 Misterioso
Bass – Steve Swallow
Drums – Victor Lewis
French Horn – Vincent Chancey
Guitar – Hiram Bullock
Organ, Arranged By – Carla Bley
Percussion, Effects [Special Effects] – Manolo Badrena
Performer – Carla Bley Band, The
Piano – Kenny Kirkland
Saxophone [Alto, Baritone] – Steve Slagle
Saxophone [Tenor] – Johnny Griffin
Trombone – Gary Valente
Trumpet – Mike Mantler*
Tuba – Bob Stewart
Vocals [The Voice Of Death] – Hal Willner

6 Pannonica
Piano [Tack Piano], Arranged By – Barry Harris (2)

7 Ba-Lue-Bolivar-Ba-Lues-Are
Backing Vocals – Carol Hall, Donald Ray Mitchell, Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea Atkinson
Flute – David Was
Guitar, Synthesizer, Arranged By [Horn Arrangment] – Don Was
Percussion – Larry Fratangelo
Performer – Was (Not Was)
Saxophone [Alto] – David McMurray
Saxophone [Tenor] – Michael Ward (3)
Trombone – Jervonny Collier
Trumpet – Marcus Belgrave
Vocals – Sheila Jordan

8 Brilliant Corners
Bass – Steve Swallow
Drums – Joey Barron*
Guitar – Brenden Harkein*, John Scofield
Guitar, Arranged By – Mark Bingham

9 Ask Me Now
Saxophone [Soprano], Arranged By – Steve Lacy
Saxophone [Tenor], Arranged By – Charlie Rouse
B5 Monk’s Mood
Bass – Buster Williams
Drums, Percussion – Victor Lewis
French Horn – Gregory Williams (2), Vincent Chancey, Bill Warnick*
French Horn [Solo] – Willie Ruff
French Horn, Celesta, Arranged By – Sharon Freeman
Piano – Kenneth Barron*

10 Four In One
Saxophone [Alto], Arranged By – Gary Windo
Synthesizer, Keyboards, Guitar, Drum Programming, Arranged By – Todd Rundgren

11 Functional
Piano, Arranged By – Randy Weston

12 Evidence
Drums, Arranged By – Elvin Jones
Saxophone [Soprano], Arranged By – Steve Lacy

13 Shuffle Boil
Drums, Timpani – M.E. Miller*
Guitar, Vocals – Arto Lindsay
Noises [Game Calls], Saxophone [Alto], Clarinet, Arranged By – John Zorn
Piano, Organ, Celesta, Electronics – Wayne Horvitz

14 In Walked Bud
Bass – John Ore
Drums – Frankie Dunlop
Performer – Terry Adams and Friends
Piano – Terry Adams (2)
Saxophone [Alto] – Pat Patrick
Trombone – Roswell Rudd

15 Criss Cross
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar – Eugene Chadbourne
Drums, Percussion – David Licht
Performer, Arranged By – Shockabilly
Piano, Organ, Bass, Trombone [Alto], Percussion [Dad’s Clocks], Performer [Tapes] – Mark Kramer*

16 Jackie-ing
Bass – Steve Swallow
Clarinet – Don Davis (3)
Clarinet, Saxophone [Tenor] – Mars Williams
Drums – Joey Barron*
Guitar – Brenden Harkein*, John Scofield
Guitar, Arranged By – Mark Bingham
Saxophone [Bass], Whistle – Ralph Carney
Trumpet – David Buck

17 ‘Round Midnight
Bass – Bob Cranshaw
Cello – Enrique Orango*, Muneer Abdul Fataah
Clarinet – Lawrence Feldman, Steve Slagle
Clarinet [Bass] – Ken McIntyre
Concertmaster – Jerry Little
Conductor – Sharon Freeman
Drums – Buddy Williams
Piano, Arranged By – Joe Jackson
Viola – Crystal Garner, Maxine Roach
Violin – Cheryl Hong, Karen Gilbert, Melanie Baker, Sandra Billingsles*, Stan Hunt*

18 Friday The Thirteenth
Vibraphone [Vibes], Marimba, Percussion [Additional] – Dave Samuels
Vocals, Arranged By – Bob Dorough, Bobby McFerrin

19 Work
Bass – Marcus Miller
Drums – Anton Fig
Guitar – Peter Frampton
Guitar, Arranged By, Other [Concept] – Chris Spedding

20 Gallop’s Gallop
Saxophone [Soprano], Arranged By – Steve Lacy

21 Bye-Ya
Bass, Arranged By – Steve Swallow
Drums, Arranged By – Ed Blackwell
Piano, Arranged By – Dr. John
Saxophone [Alto], Arranged By – Steve Slagle

22 Bemsha Swing
Piano, Electric Piano, Arranged By – Gil Evans
Saxophone [Soprano], Arranged By – Steve Lacy