STEPS AHEAD
CONTEMPORARY JAZZ 1989
STEPS AHEAD: N.Y.C.
INTUITION RECORDS, INT 3007 2(CD)
(P)(C)1989 INTUITION MUSIC & MEDIA, GERMANY
RELEASED: 1989, GERMANY
US-ISSUED: CAPITOL RECORDS, CDP 7 91354 2(CD)
RELEASED: 1989, USA

CREDITS (productions) :
Produced by Mike Mainieri
Executive Producers: Mike Mainieri and John Golden
for Centerfield Productions
Recorded and mixed by Garry Rindfuss at Centerfield Studios
Assistant Engineer: Tadd Gerard
Mastered at Masterdisc, Bob Ludwig
Production Coordination: Lorna Levine
Management: Centerfield Productions, New York City
Front Cover Painting: Mike Mainieri
Photo of Artwork: Martin Mainieri and Xavier Cardell
CREDITS (musicians) :
- Steps Ahead -
Mike Mainieni: MlDl vibraharp, synclavier
acoustic piano, percussion
Bendik Hofseth: saxophones, keyboards
Steve Kahn: electric and acoustic guitars (on 2-9,11)
Tonv Levin: electric bass, Chapman Stick
Steve Smith: drums
- guest appearances -
Ray Gomez: electric guitar (on 1,10)
Rique Pantoja: acoustic piano (on 4)
Stephen Barber: string orchestration (on 5)
Bruce Martin: additional keyboards
synclavier programming
percussion
arranging and associate producer
- appearances on "Senegal Calling" -
Mass Kool and The African Posse: "Senegal Calling"
Massamba Fall: M'Beung-M'Beung (rhythmic drum)
Abdoulaye Diop: Lamb (bass drum)
Magatte Fall: Tama (talking drum)
TRACKS (total time 47:58) :
1. Well, In That Case... (5:08) [M.Mainieri, R.Gomez]
2. Lust For Life (4:16) [Bendik]
3. Senegal Calling (4:58) [M.Mainieri, B.Martin]
4. Red Neon. Go Or Give (2:48) [Bendik]
5. Charanga (5:02) [M.Mainieri]
6. "Get It" (3:15) [M.Mainieri, R.Martin]
7. N.Y.C. (5:08) [M.Mainieri, B.Martin]
8. Stick Jam (4:54) [M.Mainieri, T.Levin, R.Gomez, S.Kahn, S.Smith, Bendik]
9. Absolutely Maybe (3:51) [Bendik]
10. Festival (5:08) [M.Mainieri, R.Gomez]
11. Paradiso (3:01) [Bendik]
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