Harvey Mason ‎– Funk In A Mason Jar

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Arista ‎– AB 4157
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A1 Pack Up Your Bags
Arranged By [Rhythm, Backing Vocals] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Strings] – Jerry PetersBacking Vocals – Julia Waters, Maxine Waters, Vonetta Fields*Bass – Nate Watt*Drums, Vibraphone [Vibes], Bells, Congas, Percussion – Harvey MasonGuitar – Al McKay, Mike Simbello*Harp – Dorothy AshbyPiano – Jerry PetersStrings – Charles Veal*Vocals, Soloist – Art Wilson (2)Written-By – Art Wilson (2), Harvey Mason, Skip Scarborough
5:00
A2 Till You Take My Love
Arranged By [Horns] – Greg AdamsArranged By [Rhythm] – David Foster, Harvey MasonArranged By [Strings] – Jerry PetersBacking Vocals – Paulette McWilliams, Stephanie SpruillBass – Mike PorcaroDrums, Congas, Percussion – Harvey MasonElectric Piano – David FosterGuitar – Jay Graydon, Phil Upchurch, Ray Parker*Horns – Tower Of PowerPercussion – Steve FormanPiano – David PaichStrings – Charles Veal*Vocals, Soloist – Merry ClaytonWritten-By – David Foster, Harvey Mason
3:30
A3 Space Cadets
Bass – Louis JohnsonEffects [Special Effects] – Hoppy MasonElectric Piano, Synthesizer – Dave GrusinGuitar – Ray Parker*Percussion, Drums, Vocals – Harvey MasonWritten-By – Dave Grusin, Harvey Mason, Louis Johnson, Ray Parker*
3:32
A4 Freedom Either Way
Arranged By [Horns] – Larry WilliamsArranged By [Rhythm] – Harvey MasonBass – Louis JohnsonDrums, Congas, Percussion – Harvey MasonGuitar – Jay GraydonHorns – Sea Wind Horns*Percussion – Steve FormanPiano – David FosterVocals, Soloist – Harvey MasonWritten-By – Harvey Mason, S. Mason*
3:30
A5 Funk In A Mason Jar
Arranged By [Rhythm, Horns] – Harvey MasonVocals – Harvey Mason, Kenny Mason, Marvin Mason, Merry Clayton, Sylvia CoxWritten-By – Harvey Mason
1:50
B1 What's Going On?
Bass – Stanley BanksCello – Denyse Buffum, Renita Koven, Rollice Dale, Ronald Cooper, Selene Hurford, Virginia MajewskiDrums, Vibraphone [Vibes], Congas, Percussion, Arranged By [Rhythm, Strings] – Harvey MasonElectric Piano – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Steve FormanSoloist, Piano [Acoustic Piano] – Jorge DaltoStrings – Charles Veal*Violin – Arnold Belnick, Dorothy Wade, Harrison Goldman*, Henry Roth, Karen Jones (2), Marsha Van Dyke*, Bob Lipsett*, Robert Sushel, Garvey Winterton*Vocals, Soloist, Guitar – George BensonWritten-By – Alfred Cleveland*, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
8:23
B2 Set It Free
Arranged By [Rhyhtm] – Bob JamesArranged By [Strings] – Jerry PetersArranged By [Vocals] – Harvey MasonBass – Verdine WhiteCongas – Ralph McDonald*Drums – Harvey MasonGuitar – David T. WalkerGuitar, Acoustic Guitar – Lee RitenourPercussion – Victor FeldmanSoloist, Piano – Bob JamesSoloist, Tenor Saxophone – Tom ScottStrings – Charles Veal*Synthesizer – Dave GrusinVocals – Paulette McWilliams, Stephanie SpruillWritten-By – Eva Ein, Kenny Loggins
5:49
B3 Phantazia
Arranged By [Horns] – Harvey MasonArranged By [Rhythm] – Dave GrusinElectric Piano – Dave GrusinPercussion – Steve FormanPercussion, Drums – Harvey MasonSoloist, Bass – Anthony JacksonSoloist, Guitar – Lee RitenourSoloist, Synthesizer [Mini Moog] – Ronnie FosterSynthesizer – Ian UnderwoodTrombone – Bill Watrous, Dick "Slyde" Hyde*Trumpet – Chuck Finley*, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Kenny MasonWritten-By – Dave Grusin
4:25
B4 Liquid
Arranged By [Horns] – Kenny MasonArranged By [Rhythm] – Bob JamesBass – Verdine WhiteCello – Denyse Buffum, Renita Koven, Rollice Dale, Ronald Cooper, Selene Hurford, Virginia MajewskiDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – David T. Walker, Lee RitenourPercussion – Victor FeldmanPiano – Bob JamesSynthesizer – Dave GrusinTenor Saxophone – Tom ScottTrombone – Bill Watrous, Dick "Slyde" Hyde*Trumpet – Chuck Finley*, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Kenny MasonViolin – Arnold Belnick, Dorothy Wade, Harrison Goldman*, Henry Roth, Karen Jones (2), Marsha Van Dyke*, Bob Lipsett*, Robert Sushel, Garvey Winterton*Written-By – Harvey Mason
4:37

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Issued with custom printed inner-sleeve with credits, etc.

Harvey plays Roger Drums, Remo Drum Heads & Avedis Zildjian Cymbals

© ℗ 1977 Arista Records, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Label): AB 4157 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Label): AB 4157 SB
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching): AB 4157-SA
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching): AB 4157-SB

Other Versions (5 of 18) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
5N 058-60172 Harvey Mason Funk In A Mason Jar(LP, Album) Arista 5N 058-60172 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
BVCJ-34416 Harvey Mason Funk In A Mason Jar(CD, Album, RM, SHM) Arista BVCJ-34416 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
B19D-47031 Harvey Mason Funk In A Mason Jar(CD, Album, RE) BMG B19D-47031 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
IES-80997 Harvey Mason Funk In A Mason Jar(LP, Album) Arista IES-80997 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
AB 4157 Harvey Mason Funk In A Mason Jar(LP, Album) Arista AB 4157 US 1977 Sell This Version

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December 8, 2009
Surprisingly varied mix of Soul, jazz fusion, space funk and one all-time classic "'Til You Take My Love"