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Ray RussellWhy Not Now

Label:Theta – 834 107-1
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:Netherlands
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Genre:Electronic, Jazz
Style:Easy Listening, Electro, Ambient

Tracklist

1Outland
Bass GuitarMo Foster
FlugelhornMark Isham
Guitar, Keyboards [Synthesizers]Ray Russell
PercussionFrank Riccotti*
5:15
2Prelude 1
Keyboards [Synths], Flute [Pan Pipes]Ray Russell
0:48
3Pour Me A Fish
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer [Guitar Synth], PercussionRay Russell
3:43
4Blue Shoes - No Dance
Guitar [Classical]Ray Russell
PianoTony Hymas
3:20
5Lundy Island
Double BassMo Foster
Guitar, Synthesizer, PercussionRay Russell
2:47
6The Pan Piper
Electric PianoGil Evans
Guitar [Acoustic Bass]Mo Foster
Guitar, Synthesizer [Synth]Ray Russell
PercussionFrank Riccotti*
TrumpetMark Isham
6:34
7Childscape
Acoustic Guitar, PercussionRay Russell
Backing Vocals, Other [Toys]George Stanley Baldwin
PianoTony Hymas
5:02
8Point Perfect
Bass GuitarMo Foster
Synthesizer [Guitar Synth], PianoRay Russell
Trumpet, FlugelhornMark Isham
3:40
9Prelude 2
SynthesizerMark Isham
0:31
10If Only....
Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer, Flute [Pan Pipes], PercussionRay Russell
3:14
11Murmers In Reverse
Acoustic Guitar, Synthesizer, PercussionRay Russell
Guitar [Fretless Bass]Mo Foster
Trumpet, FlugelhornMark Isham
4:33
12Sketches Of Gil
Electric PianoGil Evans
Guitar [Tenor]Ray Russell
TrumpetMark Isham
2:39
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Credits

Notes

Recorded and mixed at Last Chance Recordings, London.
Mark Isham: Trumpet and Flugelhorn recorded at Deronda Drive Studios, Los Angeles, California.
Gil Evans: Piano recorded at R.P.M. Studios, New York City, New York.
Transcription of the 'Pan Piper' from the original recording by Gil Evans and Miles Davis on 'Sketches Of Spain' by Kevin Townend.
Mark Isham appears courtesy of Virgin America.
Mo Foster appears courtesy of M.M.C. Recordings
Ray Russell uses Rotosound Strings

Special thanks to Doreen, Ellis and Chic for all their support and to Sally for her creative thinking through the making of this album. Also to Kevin Townend for his painstaking work on the transcription of 'The Pan Piper' and specially to George, for being - ours.
This album was mastered using Dolby® Spectoral Recording.

All titles published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd. Except for 'Lundy Island' & 'If Only....' published by Music House International. 'The Pan Piper' Copyright M.C.P.S. Ltd.

To eavesdrop ...As if the ear was so very far from the ground ....If so ....why not now.
Dedication - with love to Gil: The embodiment of musical freedom .....

<big>℗</big> 1988 Polygram International Music B.V. Baarn
© 1988 Polygram International Music B.V. Baarn

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Why Not Now (CD, Album)Theta834 107-2Europe1988
Childscape (CD, Album, Reissue)B&W, B&W MusicBW012UK1990
Recently Edited
Why Not Now (CD, Album, Reissue)Angel AirSJPCD178UK & Europe2004

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