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Alphonso Johnson
Moonshadows / Yesterday's Dreams / Spellbound

Compil. 2015 on BGO Records label
Jazz and Rock (Fusion, Jazz-Funk)

Tracks 1-1 to 1-8 recorded at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA, and Wally Heider Recording, Hollywood, CA, January / February 1976. Remixed at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA. Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA. Tracks 2-1 to 2-8 recorded at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA, and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA. Remixed at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA. Mastered at A&M Mastering Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Tracks 2-9 to 2-16 recorded at Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA, July / August 1977. Remixed at Trident Studios, London, August 1977.

PortraitAlphonso Johnson b, eb, *1951 US
chapman stick, bass, steel drums, vocals, backing vocals, synthesizer, bass pedal, composed by, producer, album by, electric bass, electric bass, chapman stick, electric bass, bass, string, electric bass, vocals, vocals, bass, string, electric guitar, bass, chapman stick, effects, voicebox
David Igelfeld
drums, cymbal, gong, percussion, wind chimes, bells, hand, percussion, electronic
PortraitPat Thrall g, US
Kevin Shireve
guitar, 12-string, 6-string electric
PortraitCharles Waring , GB
liner notes, 2015
PortraitClyde Criner p, syn, US
clavinet, hohner d-6, synthesizer, arp 2600, arp omni, mini-moog, electric piano, fender rhodes, piano, steinway grand
PortraitNarada Michael Walden dr, voc, *1952 US
drums, cymbal, drums, piano, electric piano, vocals
PortraitDavid Amaro g, US
electric guitar
PortraitLee Ritenour g, *1952 US
electric guitar, acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve-string guitar, acoustic
PortraitDawilli Gonga ,
electric piano, synthesizer, arp string ensemble, synthesizer, mini moog, synthesizer, arp 2600, electric piano, clavinet, synthesizer, arp string ensemble, synthesizer, mini moog, piano, organ, vocals, synthesizer, mini moog, piano, vocals, synthesizer, mini moog, organ, clavinet, vocals, synthesizer, mini moog
PortraitAlex Acuña dr, perc, *1944 US
percussion, congas, percussion, congas, cowbell, congas, bongos, chimes
PortraitIan Underwood , *1939 US
programmed by, synthesizer programming, piano, prepared, synthesizer, arp 2600, synthesizer, arranged by
PortraitBennie Maupin ts, *1940 US
saxophone, saxcello, bass clarinet, lyricon
PortraitChris Bond ,
electric guitar
PortraitAirto Moreira perc, dr, voc, *1941 BR
percussion, shaker
PortraitGary Bartz as, ss, *1940 US
soprano saxophone
PortraitFlora Purim voc, *1942 BR
PortraitAlphonse Mouzon dr, *1948 US
keyboards, orchestron voice choir
PortraitLeon Ndugu Chancler dr, perc, *1952 US
PortraitDewayne McKnight g, *1954 US
electric guitar
PortraitPatrice Rushen , *1954 US
electric piano, clavinet, harpsichord, electric piano
PortraitSheila Escovedo cng, voc,
congas, congas, percussion, congas, bongos, bell tree, timbales, congas, whistle, wolf
PortraitMike Clark dr, *1946 US
PortraitDavid Foster syn, frh, *1949 CA
PortraitGrover Washington, Jr. , 1971-1999 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitDianne Reeves voc, *1956 US
PortraitPhilip Bailey voc, perc, cng, *1951 US
PortraitMcKinley Jackson alp, US
conductor, horns, arranged by, horns
PortraitErnie Fields sax,
baritone saxophone, flute
PortraitErnie Watts ts, *1945 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitGarnett Brown tb, *1936 US
PortraitGeorge Bohanon tb, *1960 US
PortraitGary Grant tr, US
trumpet, flugelhorn
PortraitJon Lucien b, voc, 1942-2007 VG
PortraitChester Thompson dr, *1948 US
PortraitRay Gomez g, eg, syn, *1953 ES
guitar, electric guitar
PortraitMark Jordan org, ep,
PortraitRuth Underwood perc, vib, mar, *1946 US
PortraitChuck Findley tr, *1947 US
Bayeté backing vocals
Michaela Carey backing vocals
Ron Coro design, sleeve
Bill Imhoff design, photography by, illustration, sleeve
Don Murray engineer, recording
John Mills engineer, recording
Norm Kinney engineer, recording
Tommy Vicari engineer, re-mix, engineer, recording
Dennis Mackay engineer, producer
Jerry Schoenbaum executive-producer
Bernie Grundman mastered by
Doug Sax mastered by
Dan Cytron painting, background painting
sam emerson photography by
Skip Drinkwater producer
Andrew Thompson remastered by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Moonshadows ( 1976 )Alphonso Johnson
2StumpAlphonso Johnson
3Involuntary BlissAlphonso Johnson
4Cosmoba PlaceAlphonso Johnson
5Pandora's BoxAlphonso Johnson
6Up From The CellarAlphonso Johnson
7AmarteifioAlphonso Johnson
8On The CaseAlphonso Johnson
9Unto Thine Own Self Be TrueAlphonso Johnson
10Yesterday's Dreams ( 1976 )Alphonso Johnson
11Love's The Way I Feel 'Bout ChaAlphonso Johnson
12As Little As YouAlphonso Johnson
13ScapegoatAlphonso Johnson
14Show Us The WayAlphonso Johnson
15Balls To The WallAlphonso Johnson
16Tales Of BarcelonaAlphonso Johnson
17Flight To Hampstead HeathAlphonso Johnson
18One To OneAlphonso Johnson
19Spellbound ( 1977 )Alphonso Johnson
20Summer Solstice (1st Movement)Alphonso Johnson
21Follow Your HeartAlphonso Johnson
22Bahama MamaAlphonso Johnson
23NomadsAlphonso Johnson
24Moonlight ConversationAlphonso Johnson
25Face BlasterAlphonso Johnson
26Feelings Are... ( The Hardest Words To Say )Alphonso Johnson
27Earthtales SuiteAlphonso Johnson
28Intro - Winter SolsticeAlphonso Johnson
29I. Release From BondageAlphonso Johnson
30II. WhyAlphonso Johnson
31III. Voice Of AuthorityAlphonso Johnson
32IV. Rushing Of The WindAlphonso Johnson
33V. Sword And The ScepterAlphonso Johnson
34VI. Summer Solstice ( Second Movement )Alphonso Johnson
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