Jamaaladeen Tacuma ‎– Show Stopper

Gramavision ‎– GR 8301
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Sunk In The Funk 6:36
A2 Rhythm Box 6:41
A3 From Me To You 5:06
A4 Animated Creation 4:10
B1 The Bird Of Paradise
Arranged By – Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Kathleen ThomasCello – Aaron HendersonElectric Bass – Jamaaladeen TacumaEnsemble – Ebony String QuartetHarp – Ann SullivanLead Vocals, Featuring – Wilhelmenia Wiggins FernandezPiano [Acoustic] – Anthony Davis (2)Violin – Cynthia Shoats, Kathleen Thomas, Nina Wilkenson
B2 Show Stopper
Alto Saxophone – Julius Hemphill*Cornet – Olu DaraDrums – Cornell RochesterElectric Bass – Jamaaladeen TacumaVocals – Barbara Walker (2)
B3 Tacuma Song
Electric Bass – Jamaaladeen Tacuma
B4 From The Land Of Sand
Drums, Percussion – Cornell RochesterElectric Bass, Percussion – Jamaaladeen TacumaGong – Dennis AlstonPercussion – Daryl Burgee, Ron Howerton
B5 Sophisticated Us
Drums – Daryl BurgeeElectric Bass – Jamaaladeen TacumaElectric Guitar – James "Blood" Ulmer*Guitar Synthesizer – Chuck Hammer

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Jamaaladeen Tacuma plays 4 and 5 stringed Steinberger Electric Bass Guitars on all selections, except on B3, where he plays a customized Peavey T-20 lined Fretless Bass Guitar. He uses Labella customized strings.

Recorded at Studio 4, Philadelphia, 1982, 1983, except B3 recorded at Alpha International Recording Studios, Philadelphia, 1983.
Mixed at Gramavision Recording Studios, New York City, 1983
Mastered at Masterdisk, New York City

Back cover:
ⒸⓅ 1983, Gramavision, Inc. Printed in U.S.A.
Distributed by PolyGram Inc. in the U.S.A.

Disc labels:
Ⓟ 1983 Gramavision, Inc.
Ⓒ 1983 Gramavision, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): [Etched] GR-8301-A [Stamped] MASTERDISK [Etched] RL [Stamped, circled] EDP
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): [Etched] GR-8301-B [Stamped] MASTERDISK [Etched] RL [Stamped, circled] EDP

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GRCD8301 Jamaaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper(CD, Album) Gramavision GRCD8301 US 1983 Sell This Version
GCD 79435, R2 79435 Jamaaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper(CD, Album, RE) Gramavision, Rhino Records (2) GCD 79435, R2 79435 US 2000 Sell This Version
WPCR-28214 Jamaaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper(CD, Album, RE, RM) Gramavision, Warner Music WPCR-28214 Japan 2015 Sell This Version
C28Y0079 Jamaaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper(LP, Album) Gramavision C28Y0079 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
C38Y0088 Jamaaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper(LP, Album) Gramavision, Canyon C38Y0088 Japan 1984 Sell This Version