MICHAEL WHITE
FUSION / VIOLIN 1978
MICHAEL WHITE: THE X FACTOR
ELEKTRA RECORDS, 6E-138(LP)
(C)(P)1978 ELEKTRA/ASYLUM RECORDS, INC., USA
RELEASED: 1978, USA
CREDITS (productions) :
Produced by George Duke for George Duke Enterprises, Inc.
Executive Producer: Don Mizell
Recorded at Paramount Recording Studios, Los Angeles
Recording Engineer: Kerry McNabb / Mixed by Kerry McNabb
Assistant Engineer: Mitch Gibson
Mastered at Kendun Mastering Room / Mastered by Johnny Golden
Art Direction: Ron Coro / Illustration: Bill Imhoff
Photo: Beverly Parker / Design: Ron Coro/Beverly Parker
Roland Bautista appears courtesy of ABC Records, Inc.
Pattie Brooks appears courtesy of Casablanca Records and Filmworks, Inc.
Raul De Souza appears courtesy of Capitol Records
King Errisson appears courtesy of Westbound Records, Inc.
Hubert Laws appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Airto Moreira appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
CREDITS (musicians) :
violin: Michael White
bass: Byron Miller
drums: Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, Joseph Barboza, Babatunde
guitar: Michael Sembello, Marvin Boxley, Roland Bautista
keyboards: Greg Phillinganes, Dawilli Gonga (George Duke),
Duane "Muziki" Roberson
percussion: King Errisson, Edward Myers (Oscar), Airto Moreira
flute: Hubert Laws
souzabone: Raul de Souza
horns: Bruce Fowler (trombone), Walt Fowler (trumpet),
Albert Wing (tenor saxophone)
lead vocal: Petsye Powell
vocals: Petsye Powell, Josie James, Muffy Hendrix,
Pattie Brooks, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Michael White,
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler
TRACKS (total time 39:36) :
1. You Are My Heartbeat (4:02) [Michael White]
arranged by George Duke
2. Life As Always (4:11) [George Duke]
arranged by George Duke
3. Love Call (3:30) [misic by Michael White, lyrics by Don Mizell]
arranged by Michael White, Don Mizell, George Duke
4. Well, Do It Then (3:29) [Michael White]
arranged by Michael White, horn arrangements by George Duke
5. The Red Planet (5:05) [George Duke]
arranged by George Duke
6. We Don't Eat No Meat (4:13) [Michael White]
arranged by Michael White, Don Mizell, George Duke
7. Let Love Be Your Magic Carpet (6:09) [Michael White]
arranged by Michael White, Don Mizell, George Duke
8. Smile In Your Eyes (3:46) [Leon "Ndugu" Chancler]
arranged by Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, George Duke
9. X Factor (5:11) [Michael White, Don Mizell]
arranged by Michael White
TRACK CREDITS :
You Are My Heartbeat
Michael White: five-string electric violin
Byron Miller: bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums
Mike Sembello: guitar
Gregory Phillinganes: Yamaha electric grand piano
King Errisson: congas
Hubert Laws: flute
vocals: Petsye Powell, Josie James, Muffy Hendrix
horns: Bruce Fowler (trombone), Walt Fowler (trumpet),
Albert Wing (tenor saxophone)
Life As Always
Michael White: five-string electric violin
Byron Miller: bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums
Dawilli Gonga: Rhodes electric piano, synthesizers
vocals: Josie James, Muffy Hendrix, Petsye Powell
Love Call
Michael White: five-string electric violin
Marvin Boxley: guitar
Duane "Muziki" Roberson: Rhodes electric piano
David Daniel: bass
Babatunde: drums
Edward Myers (Oscar): congas, tambourine
Joseph Barboza: cowbell, misc. percussion
Petsye Powell: lead vocal
background vocals: Josie James, Pattie Brooks, Petsye Powell
Well, Do It Then
Michael White: five-string electric violin, vocals
Marvin Boxley: guitar
Duane "Muziki" Roberson: Rhodes electric piano
David Daniel: bass
Dawilli Gonga: synthesizers
Joseph Barboza: drums
Babatunde: congas
Edward Myers (Oscar): cowbell
vocals: Josie James, Muffy Hendrix, Petsye Powell
horns: Bruce Fowler (trombone), Walt Fowler (trumpet),
Albert Wing (tenor saxophone)
The Red Planet
Michael White: violectra
Byron Miller: bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums
Roland Bautista: guitar
Dawilli Gonga: Rhodes electric piano, moog synthesizer
We Don't Eat No Meat
Michael White: five-string electric violin
Byron Miller: bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums
Mike Sembello: guitar
Greg Phillinganes: Rhodes electric piano
King Errisson: congas, misc. percussion
vocals: Josie James, Pattie Brooks, Petsye Powell,
Napoleon Murphy Brock
Let Love Be Your Magic Carpet
Michael White: violectra
Marvin Boxley: guitar
Dawilli Gonga: Yamaha electric grand, Rhodes electric piano,
synthesizers
David Daniel: bass
Joseph Barboza: congas
Babatunde: drums
Raul de Souza: souzabone
Hubert Laws: flute, piccolo
Airto Moreira: percussion
vocals: Josie James, Petsye Powell, Pattie Brooks
Smile In Your Eyes
Michael White: five-string electric violin, violectra
Dawilli Gonga: Rhodes electric piano, celeste, synthesizers
Byron Miller: bass
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler: drums
vocals: Josie James, Muffy Hendrix, Petsye Powell
X Factor
Michael White: five-string electric violin
Marvin Boxley: guitar
Duane "Muziki" Roberson: Rhodes electric grand piano
David Daniel: bass
Joseph Barboza: drums
Babatunde: congas
Edward Myers (Oscar): timbales, misc. percussion
vocals: Michael White, Leon "Ndugu" Chancler