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Morning Dance »— 1979

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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
Bass

Tom Walsh
Drums, Percussion

Umbopha Emile Latimer
Congas, Percussion

Tracks

  • Morning Dance (4:11) - Jay Beckenstein
  • Jubilee (4:31) - Jeremy Wall
  • Rasul (3:57) - Jeremy Wall
  • Song for Lorraine (3:59) - Jay Beckenstein
  • Starburst (4:50) - Jeremy Wall
  • Heliopolis (5:34) - Jay Beckenstein
  • It Doesn't Matter (4:27) - Chet Catallo
  • Little Linda (4:27) - Jeremy Wall
  • End of Romanticism (5:00) - Rick Strauss

Production

Recorded at:
Secret Sound Studio, New York, N.Y.
Recording Engineers: Jack Malken, Michael Barry
Assistant Engineers: Candice Munson, Darroll Gustamachis, Jason Corsaro

P.C.I. Recording Studio, Rochester, N.Y.
Recording Engineers: Lawrence Swist, Mick Guzauzki

House of Music, West Orange, N.J.
Recording Engineer: Charlie Conrad

Trackmaster Studio, Buffalo, N.Y.
Recording Engineer: Lawrence Swist

Mixed and Edited at:
Secret Sound Studio, New York, N.Y.

Mixing Engineers:
Jack Malken and Michael Barry

Additional Info, Musicians or Vocalists:

1. Morning Dance
Jay Beckenstein - Alto Sax
Jeremy Wall - Electric Piano
John Tropea - Electric Guitar & Acoustic Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer - Bass
Ted Reinhardt - Drums
Rubens Bassini - Congas & Percussion
David Samuels - Marimba & Steel Drum
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2. Jubilee
Jay Beckenstein - Alto Sax
Jeremy Wall - Electric Piano & Synthesizers
John Tropea - Electric Guitar
Will Lee - Bass
Steve Jordan - Drums
Rubens Bassini - Congas & Percussion
Randy Brecker - Trumpet Solo
David Samuels - Marimba
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3. Rasul
Jay Beckenstein - Soprano & Tenor Sax
Jeremy Wall - Acoustic Piano & Electric Piano
Rick Strauss - Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer - Bass
Ted Reinhardt - Drums
John Clark - French Horn
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4. Song for Lorraine
Jay Beckenstein - Soprano Saxes
Tom Schuman - Electric & Acoustic Pianos
Chet Catallo - Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer - Bass
Eli Konikoff - Drums
Gerardo Velez - Congas, Bongos, & Percussion
Suzanne Ciani - Synthesizers
Lani Groves, Diva Gray, Gordon Grody - Vocalists
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5. Starburst
Jay Beckenstein - Tenor Sax (Intro)
Jeremy Wall - Electric Piano & Synthesizers
John Tropea - Guitar
Will Lee - Bass
Steve Jordan - Drums
Rubens Bassini - Congas, Timbales & Percussion
Michael Brecker - Tenor Sax Solo
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6. Heliopolis
Jay Beckenstein Alto Sax, Boobams, percussion
Jeremy Wall - Electric Piano & Synthesizers
John Tropea - Guitar
Will Lee - Bass
Steve Jordan - Drums
Rubens Bassini - Congas, Timbales & Percussion
David Samuels Marimba
Tom Schuman Rhodes Solo
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7. It Doesn't Matter
Jay Beckenstein - Soprano Saxes
Tom Schuman - Electric & Acoustic Pianos
Chet Catallo - Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer - Bass
Eli Konikoff Drums
Suzanne Ciani - Synthesizer
Jeremy Wall - Synthesizer
Gerardo Velez - Congas
Lani Groves, Diva Gray, Gordon Grody - Vocalists
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8. Little Linda
Jay Beckenstein - Alto Sax
Jeremy Wall - Electric Piano, Acoustic Piano & Percussion
Rick Strauss - Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer - Bass
Ted Reinhardt - Drums
Rubens Bassini - Bongos & Percussion
David Samuels - Vibraphone
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9. End of Romanticism
Jay Beckenstein - Soprano Sax
Jeremy Wall - Electric Piano
Rick Strauss - Electric & 12 String Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer Bass
Ted Reinhardt - Dreums
David Samuels - Marimba
Tom Schuman - Synthesizer Solos
John Clark - French Horn

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Editing:
Rick Rowe

Illustration:
David Heffernan

Art Direction & Design:
Peter Corriston

Produced by:
Jay Beckenstein and Richard Calandra for Crosseyed Bear Productions, Inc.
All selections published by Harlem Music/Crosseyed Bear Music (BMI)

Assistant Producer:
Jeremy Wall

Produced For:
Amherst Records

Synthesizer Programming:
Larry Fast

Horn Section:
Jay Beckenstein - Alto Sax
Michael Brecker - Tenor Sax
Randy Brecker - Trumpet
Tom Malone - Trombone
Lewis Del Gatto - Flutes

Horns arranged and conducted by:
Jeremy Wall except "Heliopolis" by Jay Beckenstein

Strings:
Harry Lookofsky - Violin (Concertmaster)
Matthew Raimondi - Violin
Harry Cykman - Violin
Charles LiBove - Violin
Alfred Brown - Viola
Charles McCracken - Cello

Strings arranged and conducted by:
Jeremy Wall

John Tropea appears courtesy of Marlin Records
David Samuels appears courtesy of ECM Records
Michael Brecker appears courtesy of Arista Records
Randy Brecker appears courtesy of Arista Records
Larry Fast appears courtesy of Passport Records, Inc