마일스 데이비스 퓨전 그룹의 일원이나, 존 콜트레인 추모 앨범으로 소니 포츈을 기억하시는 재즈팬들이 종종 계실 겁니다. 비록 상대적으로 리더작이 적지만, 멀티리드이자 늘 진보적인 사운드를 추구하는 그의 성향이 마일스와 버디 리치의 음악에 적지 않은 영향을 주었다고 생각합니다. 타이틀곡인 ‘Awakening’은 그의 색깔을 제대로 느낄수 있는 넘버!
*Condition(커버/음반) : C (VG) / A (NM)
Label: Horizon (3) – SP-704, A&M Records – SP-704 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album Country: US Released: 1975 Genre: Jazz Style:
Tracklist A1 Triple Threat Alto Saxophone – Sonny Fortune Bass – Wayne Dockery Drums – Billy Hart Piano – Kenny Barron Trumpet – Charles Sullivan Written-By – Rodgers Grant 10:25 A2 Nommo Alto Saxophone, Cowbell, Chimes, Percussion [Small Percussion] – Sonny Fortune Bass – Reggie Workman Congas, Percussion – Angel Allende Drums – Billy Hart Piano – Kenny Barron Trumpet – Charles Sullivan Written-By – Jymie Merritt 9:38 B1 Sunshower Alto Saxophone, Flute, Claves, Shaker – Sonny Fortune Bass – Wayne Dockery Drums – Billy Hart Written-By, Piano – Kenny Barron 5:14 B2 For Duke And Cannon Bass – Wayne Dockery Drums – Chip Lyles* Piano – John Hicks Written-By, Alto Saxophone – Sonny Fortune 2:58 B3 Awakening Bass – Wayne Dockery Congas, Percussion – Angel Allende Drums – Billy Hart Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Kenny Barron Flugelhorn – Charles Sullivan Written-By, Flute [With Wa-wa Pedal], Shaker, Percussion [Small Percussion] – Sonny Fortune 12:17
Credits Art Direction, Photography – Roland Young (3) Creative Director [Leader] – John Snyder Design – Kenny Anderson*, Phil Shima Engineer – Baker Bigsby Engineer [Assistant] – George Klabin, Greg Raffa*, Jay Borden, Rob Freeman Illustration [Back Cover] – Dorothy Rennie Illustration [Front Cover] – Robert Krogle Liner Notes – Elliot Meadow Producer – Ed Michel
Notes Gatefold cover.
A1, A2, B3: Recorded September 8, 1975 at Sound Ideas, New York City. B1: Recorded September 9, 1975 at Sound Ideas, New York City. B2: Recorded August 28, 1975 at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City.
Kenny Barron appears courtesy of Muse Records.
"Engineering assistance and executive baby sitting by Jay Borden and George Klabin of Sound Ideas and Rob Freeman and Greg Raffa of Plaza Sound. Extra Recording at Grand Imperial Hidley Hall (U.S.)"
"Clifford Adams, trombone and Leonard Gibbs, percussion, played on several selections which, regretfully, are not included on this album"