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Spyro GyraCatching The Sun

Label:MCA Records – MCA-5108
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Gloversville Pressing, Gatefold
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Jazz
Style:Fusion, Jazz-Funk

Tracklist

A1Catching The Sun
Acoustic Guitar, Electric GuitarHiram Bullock
Congas, PercussionRubens Bassini
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Guitar [Solos]Chet Catallo
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], SynthesizerTom Schuman
Marimba, Steel DrumsDavid Samuels*
PercussionGerardo Velez
Rhythm GuitarJohn Tropea
Saxophone, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Jay Beckenstein
Synthesizer [Effects]Jeremy Wall
TrumpetRandy Brecker
Written-ByJay Beckenstein
4:41
A2Cockatoo
BassWill Lee
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Solos]Tom Schuman
Percussion, BongosGerardo Velez
Rhythm GuitarChet Catallo
Rhythm Guitar, Lead GuitarJohn Tropea
Saxophone, PercussionJay Beckenstein
Trumpet [Solo]Randy Brecker
4:05
A3Autumn Of Our Love
Acoustic Guitar, Guitar [Solo]John Tropea
CongasRubens Bassini
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Tom Schuman
Rhythm GuitarChet Catallo
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
SynthesizerJeremy Wall
Written-ByJeremy Wall
5:10
A4Laser Material
Alto Saxophone [Horn Section]Jay Beckenstein
Arranged By [Horn Section]Jay Beckenstein
BassWill Lee
Cello [String Section]Alan Schulman*, Charles McCracken, Jesse Levy
ClavinetSteve Nathan
Concertmaster [String Section], Violin [1st, String Section]Harry Lookofsky
Conductor [Strings], Arranged By [Strings]Jeremy Wall
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer, EffectsTom Schuman
MarimbaDavid Samuels*
PercussionGerardo Velez
Programmed By [Synthesizer]Jeremy Wall, Steve Nathan, Tom Schuman
Rhythm GuitarChet Catallo
Rhythm Guitar, Guitar [Solo]John Tropea
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
TambourineRichard Calandra
Tenor Saxophone [Horn Section]Bob Malach
Trombone [Horn Section]Tom Malone
Trumpet [Horn Section], Flugelhorn [Horn Section]Randy Brecker
Trumpet [Solo]Randy Brecker
Written-ByTom Schuman
4:59
B1Percolator
BassWill Lee
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], SynthesizerTom Schuman
GuitarChet Catallo
Marimba, VibraphoneDavid Samuels*
Rhythm Guitar, Lead GuitarHiram Bullock
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
Written-ByJay Beckenstein
2:29
B2Philly
CongasRubens Bassini
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano, SynthesizerTom Schuman
Guitar [Solo]Chet Catallo
Rhythm GuitarJohn Tropea
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
TromboneBarry Rogers
Written-ByJim Kurzdorfer
4:18
B3Lovin' You (Interlude)/ Lovin' You
BassWill Lee
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Solo]Tom Schuman
GuitarChet Catallo
PercussionRubens Bassini
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
Synthesizer [String Synthesizer]Jeremy Wall
Written-ByChet Catallo
5:48
B4Here Again
Acoustic GuitarJohn Tropea
Bongos, PercussionGerardo Velez
Congas, PercussionRubens Bassini
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric GuitarChet Catallo
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], PianoTom Schuman
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
SynthesizerJeremy Wall
VibraphoneDavid Samuels*
Written-ByJay Beckenstein
4:56
B5Safari
BassWill Lee
Congas, PercussionRubens Bassini
DrumsEli Konikoff
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Solo]Tom Schuman
GuitarHiram Bullock
Marimba, VibraphoneDavid Samuels*
PercussionGerardo Velez
SaxophoneJay Beckenstein
SynthesizerJeremy Wall
TromboneBarry Rogers
Written-ByJeremy Wall
4:52
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Notes

Runouts are etched except 'MASTERDISK' and '▣-G-▣' are stamped.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Pressing Plant ID (Stamped in Runout): ▣-G-▣
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): (MCA2116)
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): (MCA2117)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 1): MCA-2116-MD-1 RL 1 MASTERDISK
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 1): MCA-2117-MD-1 5 MASTERDISK
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, variant 2): MCA-2116-MD-1 MASTERDISK RL 1 ▣-G-▣
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, variant 2): MCA-2117-MD-1 MASTERDISK ▣-G-▣ 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, variant 3): MCA-2116-MD-1 MASTERDISK RL ▣-G-▣ 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, variant 3): MCA-2117-MD-1 MASTERDISK ▣-G-▣ 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, variant 4): MCA-2116-MD-1 MASTERDISK RL 3 ▣-G-▣
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, variant 4): MCA-2116-MD-1 MASTERDISK ▣-G-▣

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Catching The Sun (LP, Album)MCA Records201 813Germany1980
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Catching The Sun (LP, Album)MCA Records, MCA RecordsMCA 5108, MCA-5108Scandinavia1980
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Catching The Sun (LP, Album)AriolaI-201 813Spain1980
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Catching The Sun (LP, Album, Gatefold Sleeve)MCA RecordsMCG 4009UK1980
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Catching The Sun (LP, Album, Stereo)MCA RecordsMCA 4085Italy1980

Reviews

  • oldsoulsounds's avatar
    oldsoulsounds
    This is interesting. This is really interesting. I know nothing about the band but this album is chill. I love how it sounds funky but it's not cliche. It reminds me of Bill Conti's jazz-funk stuff. Whoever Spyro Gyra is, they're amazing and talented!

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