Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Butterfat 3:05
A2 'way 'Cross Georgia 4:29
A3 Duck Ankles 3:22
A4 Funky Banana 3:20
A5 The Whisperer 4:54
B1 It Took a Long Time 3:33
B2 Black Light 6:26
B3 Blue Night 3:46
B4 Flight 4:03

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

violin:
Emile Charlap (tracks B2–B4)
cello:
Charles McCracken (cellist) (tracks B2–B4)
George Ricci (tracks B2–B4)
Lucien Smith (tracks B2–B4)
drums (drum set):
Steve Gadd (drummer) (tracks B2–B4)
Rick Marotta (tracks A1, A3)
Chris Parker (American drummer) (tracks A1–B4)
trumpet:
Randy Brecker (tracks A1–B4)
viola:
Al Brown (viola) (tracks B2–B4)
Harold Coletta (tracks B2–B4)
Manny Vardi (tracks B2–B4)
guitar:
Steve Khan (tracks A1–B4)
bass:
Will Lee (US jazz/rock bassist) (tracks A1–B4)
wind instruments:
Howard Johnson (tuba & baritone saxophone) (tracks A1–B4)
double bass:
John Beal (bassist) (tracks B2–B4)
Bob Daugherty (tracks B2–B4)
electric guitar:
Joe Beck (guitar) (track A4)
Buzz Feiten (tracks A1–B4)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (tracks A1–B4)
José Madera (percussionist) (tracks B2–B4)
Warren Smith (jazz percussionist) (tracks B2–B4)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Don Grolnick (tracks A1–B4)
alto saxophone:
David Sanborn (tracks A1–B4)
tenor saxophone:
Mike Brecker (tracks A1–B4)
congas:
Ralph MacDonald (tracks B2–B4)
trombone:
Tom Malone (tracks A1–B4)
French horn:
John Clark (flute & horn player) (track A2)
Peter Gordon (French hornist) (track A2)
arranger:
Randy Brecker (track B1)
Don Grolnick (track A5)
Howard Johnson (tuba & baritone saxophone) (track A2)
Dave Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (tracks A1, A3–A4, B2–B4)
assistant engineer:
Sam Ginsberg (tracks A1–B4)
concertmaster:
Lou Eley (tracks B2–B4)
Paul Gershman (tracks B2–B4)
Charles Libove (tracks B2–B4)
Guy Lumia (tracks B2–B4)
David Nadien (tracks B2–B4)
Gene Orloff (tracks B2–B4)
Max Pollikoff (tracks B2–B4)
Matthew Raimondi (tracks B2–B4)
engineer:
Don Hahn (engineer) (tracks A1–B4)
producer:
John Court (tracks A1–B4)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (Third studio, 322 West 48th Street) in New York, New York, United States (tracks A1–B4)

Release Group

included in:Original Album Series