i Spyro Gyra Official Site - Discography


Spyro Gyra »— 1978

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Jay Beckenstein
Soprano, Alto, Tenor Saxophone, Percussion

Jeremy Wall
Piano, Fender Rhodes, Mini Moog, Arp Odyssey, Arp String Ensemble,
Hammond Organ, Percussion

Jim Kurzdorfer

Tom Walsh
Drums, Percussion

Umbopha Emile Latimer
Congas, Percussion


  • Shaker Song (4:49) - Jay Beckenstein
  • Opus d' Opus (5:08) - Jay Beckenstein
  • Mallet Ballet (5:11) - Jeremy Wall
  • Pygmy Funk (5:34) - Jeremy Wall
  • Cascade (3:12) - Jeremy Wall
  • Leticia (6:10) - Jeremy Wall
  • Mead (4:00) - Jay Beckenstein
  • Paula/Paw Prints (4:01) - Jay Beckenstein
  • Galadriel (4:55) - Jeremy Wall


Produced By: Jay Beckenstein and Richard Calandra

Assisted By: Jeremy Wall for Crosseyed Bear Productions, Inc., Buffalo, New York

All selections published: Harlem Music/Crosseyed Bear Music (BMI)

Arranged by: Jeremy Wall and Jay Beckenstein

Recording Engineer: Chuck Madden

Mix Engineers: Lawrence Swist, Craig Bishop, and Assistant Jim Bonnefond

Editing: Rusty Payne

Studios:House of Music, W. Orange, New Jersey; Mark Studios, Clarence, New York; Blue Rock Studios, New York City, New York

Editing and Mastering: CBS New York City, New York

Additional Mix Equipment: Courtesy, Unistage Inc.

Additional Info, Musicians or Vocalists:

Rubens Bassini - Congas ("Shaker Song", "Cascade", "Leticia")

David Samuels - Marimba and Tabla("Shaker Song" and "Pygmy Funk")

Tom Schuman - Mini Moog ("Mead"), Piano ("Paula"), Fender Rhodes ("Paw Prints")

"Fast" Freddy Rapillo - Guitar ("Mallet Ballet," "Pygmy Funk","Leticia", "Paw Prints", "Galadriel")

Greg Millar - Guitar (Shaker Song", "Opus D'Opus", "Cascade", "Mead")

Rick Bell - Trombone (Opus D'Opus")

Tony Garusso - Trumpet ("Leticia")

Fred Marshall - Trombone ("Leticia")