GEORGE BENSON
FUSION / GUTAR 1975
GEORGE BENSON: GOOD KING BAD
CTI RECORDS, CTI 6062(LP)
(P)(C)1976 CREED TAYLOR INC., USA
RECORDED: JULY-DECEMBER 1975
RELEASED: 1976, USA
RE-ISSUED: CBS ASSOCIATED, ZK 45226(CD)
RELEASED: 1989, USA
CREDITS (productions) :
Arranged and conducted by David Matthews
"Em", "Shell Of A Man" rhythm arranged by Gary King
Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Rudy Van Gelder, engineer
Recorded on July 1, 1975 (3), July 8, 1975 (6), October 9, 1975 (7),
December 4, 1975 (1,2), and December 5, 1975 (4,5)
Produced by Creed Taylor
Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker courtesy of Arista Records
CREDITS (musicians) :
guitar, vocals: George Benson
guitar: Eric Gale, Phil Upchurch
keyboards: Ronnie Foster, Don Grolnick, Roland Hanna, Bobby Lyle,
Clifford Carter
bass: Gary King, Wilbur Bascomb
drums: Dennis Davis, Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark
vibes: David Friedman
percussion: Sue Evans
horns: Randy Brecker (trumpet)
Fred Wesley (trombone)
David Sanborn (alto saxophone)
Michael Brecker, Frank Vicari (tenore saxophone)
Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone)
Joe Farrell, Romeo Penque, David Tofani (flute)
strings: Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green,
Harold Kohon, David Nadien, John Pintavalle, Max Pollikoff (violin)
Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel (viola)
Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman (cello)
TRACKS (total time 42:21) :
1. Theme From Good King Bad (5:55) [David Matthews]
2. One Rock Don't Make No Boulder (7:02) [David Matthews]
3. Em (4:53) [Philip Namanworth]
4. Cast Your Fate To The Wind (6:50) [Vince Guaraldi]
5. Siberian Workout (6:37) [David Matthews]
6. Shell Of A Man (5:09) [Eugene McDaniels]
7. Hold On, I'm Comin' (5:43) [Isaac Hayes, David Porter]
TRACK CREDITS :
Theme From Good King Bad
guitar: George Benson, Eric Gale
keyboards: Bobby Lyle
clavinet: Don Grolnick
bass: Gary King
drums: Andy Newmark
percussion: Sue Evans
horns: Randy Brecker (trumpet) Fred Wesley (trombone)
David Sanborn (alto saxophone)
Michael Brecker, Frank Vicari (tenor saxophone)
Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone) Joe Farrell (flute)
One Rock Don't Make No Boulder
guitar: George Benson, Eric Gale
keyboards: Bobby Lyle
clavinet: Don Grolnick
bass: Gary King
drums: Andy Newmark
percussion: Sue Evans
horns: Fred Wesley (trombone) Frank Vicari (tenor saxophone)
Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone) Joe Farrell (flute)
Em
guitar: George Benson, Eric Gale
keyboards: Rpland Hanna
bass: Gary King
drums: Steve Gadd
percussion: Sue Evans
flute: Romeo Penque, David Tofani
Cast Your Fate To The Wind
guitar: George Benson, Eric Gale
flute: Joe Farrell
keyboards: Bobby Lyle
clavinet: Don Grolnick
bass: Gary King
drums: Andy Newmark
vibes: David Friedman
percussion: Sue Evans
strings: Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green,
Harold Kohon, David Nadien, John Pintavalle, Max Pollikoff (violin)
Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel (viola)
Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman (cello)
Siberian Workout
guitar: George Benson, Eric Gale
keyboards: Bobby Lyle
bass: Gary King
drums: Andy Newmark
percussion: Sue Evans
horns: Fred Wesley (trombone) Frank Vicari (tenor saxophone)
Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone) Joe Farrell (flute)
Shell Of A Man
guitar: George Benson
keyboards, synth: Roland Hanna
bass: Gary King
drums: Dennis Davis
vibes: David Friedman
percussion: Sue Evans
flute: Romeo Penque, David Tofani
Hold On, I'm Comin'
guitar: George Benson, Eric Gale, Phil Upchurch
vocal: George Benson
keyboards: Don Grolnick, Clifford Carter, Ronnie Foster
bass: Wilbur Bascomb
drums: Steve Gadd or Andy Newmark
percussion: Sue Evans
horns: Randy Brecker (trumpet) Fred Wesley (trombone)
Frank Vicari (tenor saxophone) Ronnie Cuber (baritone saxophone)