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Grover Washington, Jr.
Side Star

Album US 1983 on Kudu label
Jazz and R&B/Soul (Jazz-Funk, Soul-Jazz)

Recorded 1971-1974. Issued 1983. The titles were "remixed" by Rudy Van Gelder in April 1983 and differ slightly from the originally presented recordings. The sleeve of Kudu SS-1 indicates the "Sidestar" series features various CTI/Kudu artists, this was the only record issued in the series. A1, A2 from the album by Wild Horses Rock Steady, recorded in 1971 A3 from the album by Blue Moses, recorded in 1972 has a significative time reduction from the original 13:25, due to a supplemental editing. B1, B2 from the album by Power Of Soul, recorded in 1974 written by credits are taken from labels

PortraitGrover Washington, Jr. , 1971-1999 US
soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, album by, written by
PortraitBob James key, ep, *1939 US
arranged by, conductor, keyboards
PortraitRandy Weston p, *1926 US
arranged by, electric piano, written by
PortraitGary King voc, b, eb, *1941 US
PortraitRon Carter b, *1937 US
PortraitBilly Cobham dr, perc, *1944 CH
PortraitIdris Muhammad dr, 1939-2014 US
PortraitJohnny Hammond org, 1933-1997 US
electric piano, organ
PortraitEric Gale g, 1938-1994 US
PortraitJoe Beck g, 1945-2008 US
guitar, written by
PortraitAirto Moreira perc, dr, voc, *1941 BR
PortraitAzzedin Weston perc, cng,
PortraitOmar Clay perc, mar, 1935-2008 US
PortraitPhil Kraus perc, 1918-2012 US
PortraitRalph MacDonald perc, cng, 1944-2011 US
PortraitFreddie Hubbard tr, 1938-2008 US
PortraitRandy Brecker tr, fh, *1945 US
trumpet, flugelhorn
Blake Taylor design, art direction
Rudy Van Gelder engineer
Alen MacWeeney photography by
Creed Taylor producer
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Who Is Sylvia?Johnny HammondGalt MacDermot, John Guare7:23
2Rock SteadyJohnny HammondAretha Franklin6:52
3Ganawa (Blue Moses)Randy WestonRandy Weston4:56
4The Saddest ThingIdris MuhammadJoe Beck6:53
5Loran's DanceIdris MuhammadGrover Washington, Jr.10:53
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