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Melvin Sparks
Texas Twister

Album US 1973 on Eastbound Records label
Jazz and R&B/Soul (Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Latin Jazz)

All guitar solos by Melvin Sparks. Melvin Sparks plays a Guild Guitar with the Tri-Oct attachment.

PortraitMelvin Sparks g, 1946-2011 US
guitar, arranged by, conductor, album by, written by
PortraitEd Xiques as, fl, ss,
baritone saxophone
Buddy Caldwell cng,
PortraitIdris Muhammad dr, 1939-2014 US
PortraitWilbur Bascomb b, US
electric bass
PortraitSonny Phillips org, ep, *1936 US
electric piano, organ
Ron Miller
PortraitCaesar Frazier org,
Ron Bridgewater ts,
tenor saxophone
PortraitCecil Bridgewater tr, fh, *1942 US
trumpet, flugelhorn
PortraitJon Faddis tr, *1953 US
trumpet, flugelhorn
Jesse Kilpatrick dr,
Mia Krinsky coordinator
Malcolm Addey engineer
Neil Terk photography by, art direction
Bob Porter producer
Bob Scerbo supervised by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Whip! Whop!Melvin SparksMelvin Sparks4:01
2Gathering TogetherMelvin SparksBobby Graham9:22
3Judy's GrooveMelvin SparksMelvin Sparks4:30
4Texas TwisterMelvin SparksMelvin Sparks6:09
5Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)Melvin SparksBrian Potter, Dennis Lambert3:33
6I Want To Talk About YouMelvin SparksBilly Eckstine4:16
7Star In The CrescentMelvin SparksMelvin Sparks5:23

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