Annotation

Issues:
CTI 6045 S1 (1974/10/13)
One Way (Br) OW-630
CTI (Jap) GP-3059
CTI (Jap) K20P-6804
CTI (Jap) LAX-3222
CTI (Jap) KICJ-2043 CD
CTI (Jap) KICJ-8070 CD
CTI (Jap) KICJ-8259 CD
CTI 8014 titled TAKE FIVE
Doug Payne said that "the CTI 8014 reissue of CTI 6045 S1, titled TAKE FIVE, was issued twice with different jacket art: one with a design by Neal Pozner featuring a White Gate photo of boats and another with a design by Jonathan Andrews featuring an uncredited photo of George Benson"
Recording Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA
Additional:
This has later been reissued as a 8 tracks edition, then as a definitive 9 tracks edition.
Relations with dubious stuff titled Take Five not clear.
TODO:
Producer: Creed Taylor
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Notes: Didier C. Deutsch (CBS Associated ZK 40926 CD, Epic EPC 450892-2 CD). Didier C. Deutsch (Epic/Legacy (E) 5052852 CD, Epic/Legacy EK-86143 CD).
Jacket: CTI 6045 S1: Ben Rose (cover photos), Pete Turner (liner photo), Bob Ciano (design). CTI 8014 (first issue): White Gate (cover photo), Pete Turner (liner photo), Neal Pozner (design). CTI 8014 (second issue): Jonathan Andrews (design).

April 22, 1974
George Benson (el-g).

  1. From Now On (George Benson) - 2:20

May 29, 1974
collective personnel inc. John Frosk, Alan Rubin, Joe Shepley (tp); Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Warren Covington (tb); Paul Faulise (b-tb); Jim Buffington, Brooks Tillotson (frhrn); Phil Bodner (cl,al-f,eng-hrn); Al Regni (cl,f); George Marge (f,picc,eng-hrn); Ray Beckenstein (f); George Benson (g); Phil Upchurch (g, b); Kenny Barron (el-p); Ron Carter (b); Steve Gadd (d); Seymour Barab, Frank Levy, Jessy Levy, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, Paul Tobias (cello); Margaret Ross (harp); Don Sebesky (arr,cond).

  1. Take Five (Paul Desmond) - 7:07

same or similar except Phil Upchurch (perc).

  1. My Latin Brother (George Benson) - 6:55

same or similar except Phil Upchurch (el-b).

  1. Full Compass (Phil Upchurch) - 5:38

May 30, 1974
collective personnel inc. John Frosk, Alan Rubin, Joe Shepley (tp); Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Warren Covington (tb); Paul Faulise (b-tb); Jim Buffington, Brooks Tillotson (frhrn); Phil Bodner (cl,al-f,eng-hrn); Al Regni (cl,f); George Marge (f,picc,eng-hrn); Ray Beckenstein (f); George Benson (g); Phil Upchurch (g, b); Kenny Barron (el-p); Ron Carter (b); Steve Gadd (d); Seymour Barab, Frank Levy, Jessy Levy, Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman, Paul Tobias (cello); Margaret Ross (harp); Don Sebesky (arr,cond).

  1. No Sooner Said Than Done (Phil Upchurch) - 5:38
  2. The Changing World (George Benson/Art Gore) - 4:50
  3. Take The "A" Train (Billy Strayhorn) - 4:12

same or similar except Phil Upchurch (perc).

  1. Serbian Blue (Don Sebesky) - 12:36

June 20, 1974
same or similar.

  1. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (Johnny Mandel/Marilyn & Alan Bergman) - 2:54

Singles:
My Latin Brother (3:15 edit) on CTI OJ-25F 45 and CTI (Fr) 42521 45
Tracks on compilations:
Columbia (E) 508932 2 CD titled BAD BENSON / BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON
Sony Jazz (E) 5186792 CD titled BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON / BAD BENSON / BODY TALK
Realm A3K 58872 CD titled CTI JAZZ CLASSICS
CBS Associated ZK 45225 CD
Epic (Eu) EPC 465405-2 CD titled THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON
Epic/Legacy ZK 64631 CD titled THIS IS JAZZ 9 - GEORGE BENSON
Sony Jazz (Eu) 4886162 CD titled GEORGE BENSON
Sony Jazz (E) 4978772 CD titled PORTRAIT: GEORGE BENSON
Sony Music Media (Fr) SMM 517117 2 CD titled GUITAR & BASS
CTI (Ger) 239208 CD titled BODY TALK
CTI (Aus) 6489 034 and CTI (Nz) GB-1 titled THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON
CTI (Jap) K16P-9033/4 titled CTI DOUBLE GOLD SUPERDISC
CBS Associated ZK 40937 CD titled FIRE INTO MUSIC: VOLUME 3
Epic/Legacy (E) 5133642 CD titled THE SOUL JAZZ LEGACY: CTI THE MASTER COLLECTION VOLUME 2
CTI (Jap) KICJ-2141 CD titled CTI BEST OF GEORGE BENSON
Columbia Legacy 6 9699 85215 2 CD titled THE ESSENTIAL GEORGE BENSON
CTI (Jap) GXF 9009/10 titled SUPERDISC
CTI (Jap) GXC-9145/6 titled DOUBLE GOLD SUPERDISC
CTI (Jap) KICJ-2134 CD titled THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON IN THE CTI/KUDU YEARS
CTI (Ger) 0083.002 titled STAR EDITION
CTI (Ger) 0063.035 titled THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON
CTI (E) 2409 219 titled THE EARLY YEARS
Columbia/Legacy CK 90688 CD
Sony Jazz (E) 5164212 CD titled JAZZ MOODS - HOT
Epic/Legacy (E) 5022872 CD
Epic/Legacy E2K-86364 CD titled CTI - THE MASTER COLLECTION
Sony Jazz (E) 5082202 CD titled MORE SMOOTH JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY
Sony (Fr) SMM 516042 2 CD titled CTI LA LÉGENDE
CTI (Br) 3-42-404-027, CTI (Br) 3-42-701-026 cass titled THE BEST OF GEORGE BENSON
Sony Jazz (Eu) 5105962 CD titled DIGGIN' DEEPER 7
CTI (Jap) KICP-675 CD titled CTI CLASSICS FEATURING "GROOVE": SUGAR JAM SHOWCASE.

Annotation last modified on 2007-01-27 04:54 .

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Take Five
7:11
A2 Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
2:59
A3 My Latin Brother
6:50
B1 No Sooner Said Than Done
6:02
B2 Full Compass
5:43
B3 The Changing World
4:54

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

electric bass guitar and guitar:
Phil Upchurch (1974-05-29) (track B2)
membranophone:
Steve Gadd (drummer) (tracks A2–B1, B3)
Steve Gadd (drummer) (1974-05-29) (tracks A1, B2)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks A2–B1, B3)
Phil Upchurch (tracks A2, B1, B3)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1974-05-29) (tracks A1, B2)
Phil Upchurch (1974-05-29) (track A1)
guitar and percussion:
Phil Upchurch (track A3)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (tracks A2–B1, B3)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1974-05-29) (tracks A1, B2)
piano:
Kenny Barron (tracks A2–B1, B3)
Kenny Barron (1974-05-29) (tracks A1, B2)
composer:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks A3, B3)
Alan Bergman (American lyricist) (track A2)
Marilyn Bergman (track A2)
Paul Desmond (track A1)
Art Gore (Drummer) (track B3)
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (track A2)
Phil Upchurch (tracks B1–B2)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1974-05-29) (tracks A1, A3, B2)
Rudy van Gelder (1974-05-30) (tracks B1, B3)
Rudy van Gelder (1974-06-20) (track A2)
publisher:
Derry Music Company (track A1)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1974-05-29) (tracks A1, A3, B2)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1974-05-30) (tracks B1, B3)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1974-06-20) (track A2)
later releases:
Take Five by George Benson (track A1)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Take Five (original instrumental version) (1974-05-29) (track A1)
is the basis for:
Prisca "Five" (track A1)
later versions:
Take Five (song version) (track A1)
recording of:
My Latin Brother (track A3)
The Changing World (track B3)
Full Compass (1974-05-29) (track B2)

Release Group

Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/52449 [info]
Wikidata:Q4840167 [info]