Annotation

half-speed remastered from the original stereo tapes

Annotation last modified on 2013-03-11 14:08 .

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Breezin’
5:40
A2 This Masquerade
8:03
A3 Six to Four
5:06
B1 Affirmation
7:01
B2 So This Is Love?
7:03
B3 Lady
5:49

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A1–B3)
bass guitar and guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Phil Upchurch (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A1)
Clavinet and piano:
Jorge Dalto (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A1)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A2–B3)
Phil Upchurch (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A2–B3)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A1)
electric piano:
Ronnie Foster (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A2–B3)
electric piano and Minimoog [mini-moog]:
Ronnie Foster (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A1)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A1–B3)
piano:
Jorge Dalto (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A2–B3)
assistant engineer:
Don Henderson (engineer) (tracks A1–B3)
assistant producer:
Noel Newbolt (tracks A1–B3)
composer:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track B2)
José Feliciano (track B1)
Ronnie Foster (track B3)
Leon Russell (track A2)
Phil Upchurch (track A3)
Bobby Womack (track A1)
conductor:
Claus Ogerman (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A1–B3)
lyricist:
Leon Russell (track A2)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (tracks A1–B3)
orchestrator:
Claus Ogerman (tracks A1–B3)
producer:
Tommy LiPuma (tracks A1–B3)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A1–B3)
vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A2)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1976) (tracks A1–B3)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track A1)
Communicated Music Co. (tracks B2–B3)
J&H Pub. Co. (track B1)
Reservoir 416 (track A2)
Tracebob Music Co. (track A1)
Unart Music Corp. ( – ????) (track A1)
Utom Music Pub. Co. (track A3)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track A2)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks A1–A2)
mixed at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks A1–B3)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks A1–B3)
edits:
This Masquerade (7" single) by George Benson (track A2)
cover recording of:
Affirmation (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track B1)
This Masquerade (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A2)
recording of:
Breezin’ (Bobby Womack composition) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A1)
Lady (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track B3)
Six to Four (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track A3)
So This Is Love (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track B2)

Release

design:Peter Palombi
mastering:Doug Sax
art direction:Ed Thrasher
photography:Mario Casilli
liner notes:Al Young (US poet, novelist, professor)
mastered at:The Mastering Lab (Hollywood, 1967-2008) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1865180 [info]