Tracklist

CD 1: The Art of Tea
# Title Rating Length
1 Nightmoves
4:03
2 Eggplant
3:38
3 Monkey See—Monkey Do
3:34
4 St. Elmo’s Fire
3:59
5 I Don’t Know Why I’m So Happy I’m Sad
4:15
6 Jive
3:19
7 Popsicle Toes
4:35
8 Sometimes I Just Forget to Smile
3:53
9 Mr. Blue
4:02
CD 2: Sleeping Gypsy
# Title Rating Length
1 The Lady Wants to Know
4:46
2 I Really Hope It’s You
4:55
3 In the Eye of the Storm
5:56
4 B’wana—He No Home
4:56
5 Don’t Be Blue
3:30
6 Antonio’s Song (The Rainbow)
5:04
7 Chain Reaction
5:14
8 Down in Brazil
4:34
CD 3: Burchfield Nines
# Title Rating Length
1 When the Cookie Jar Is Empty
5:11
2 A Robinsong
3:48
3 Wrestle a Live Nude Girl
4:34
4 Burchfield Nines
4:39
5 Meet Me in the Deerpark
6:00
6 Dear Little Nightingale
5:00
7 In Search of the Perfect Shampoo
4:05
8 Vivaldi’s Song
4:14
CD 4: Tiger in the Rain
# Title Rating Length
1 Sanpaku
4:15
2 When It’s Over
3:06
3 Living on the Inside
5:38
4 Hideaway
4:10
5 Jardin botanico
3:34
6 Underneath the Apple Tree
5:53
7 Tiger in the Rain
4:20
8 Satisfaction Guaranteed
3:40
9 Lifeline
6:11
CD 5: One Bad Habit
# Title Rating Length
1 Baseball
3:51
2 Inside You
4:12
3 All Dressed Up With Nowhere to Go
3:48
4 Lotus Blossom
4:21
5 On My Way Home to You
4:54
6 One Bad Habit
4:08
7 Loving You More and More
3:46
8 Still Life
4:14
9 He Tells Himself He’s Happy
5:11

Credits

CD 1: The Art of Tea

drums (drum set):
John Guerin (tracks 1–9)
bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–9)
strings arranger:
Nick de Caro (tracks 1, 4–5, 9)
guitar:
Larry Carlton (tracks 1–9)
vibraphone:
Larry Bunker (tracks 2, 4–9)
percussion:
John Guerin (tracks 1–9)
keyboard:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–9)
alto saxophone:
David Sanborn (tracks 3, 9)
tenor saxophone:
Michael Brecker (track 6)
congas:
Jerry Steinholtz (track 3)
composer:
Michael Franks (tracks 2–9)
Michael Small (soundtrack composer) (track 1)
lyricist:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–9)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–9)
producer:
Tommy LiPuma (tracks 1–9)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–9)
Bruce Botnick (tracks 1–9)
Lee Herschberg (tracks 1–9)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1976) (tracks 1–9)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1976) (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
Mississippi Mud Music Co. (tracks 1–9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 3)
大洋音楽 (tracks 1–9)
recording of:
Eggplant (track 2)
Jive (track 6)
Mr. Blue (track 9)
Night Moves (track 1)
Popsicle Toes (track 7)
St. Elmo’s Fire (track 4)

CD 2: Sleeping Gypsy

drums (drum set):
John Guerin (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
João Palma (tracks 4, 8)
bass guitar:
Wilton Felder (tracks 1–8)
guitar:
Larry Carlton (tracks 1–7)
Hélio Delmiro (tracks 4, 8)
percussion:
Ray Armando (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 8)
piano:
Joe Sample (tracks 1–7)
tenor saxophone:
Michael Brecker (track 4)
arranger:
Claus Ogerman (tracks 1–8)
assistant engineer:
Don Henderson (engineer) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–4, 6, 8)
Joe Sample (track 7)
conductor:
Claus Ogerman (tracks 1–8)
lyricist:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–4, 6, 8)
Joe Sample (track 7)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Tommy LiPuma (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–8)
solo guitar:
Larry Carlton (track 8)
solo alto saxophone:
David Sanborn (tracks 3, 5–6)
solo piano:
João Donato (tracks 4, 8)
Joe Sample (tracks 5–7)
solo tenor saxophone:
Michael Brecker (tracks 1–2)
writer:
Michael Franks (track 5)
John Guerin (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1977) (tracks 1–8)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1977) (tracks 1–8)
publisher:
BMG Blue (track 7)
Chrysalis Music Ltd. (music publisher) (track 7)
Mississippi Mud Music Co. (tracks 1–6, 8)
Universal Music Publishing France (not for release label use!) (track 6)
大洋音楽 (tracks 1–5, 8)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1–8)
sampled by:
Lower da Boom by Artifacts (track 1)
later translated versions:
Новый год (Translation of "Antonio's Song") (track 6)
recording of:
Chain Reaction (track 7)
Don’t Be Blue (track 5)
Down in Brazil (track 8)

CD 3: Burchfield Nines

acoustic guitar:
Michael Franks (track 8)
cello:
Edgar Lustgarten (track 8)
drums (drum set):
Steve Gadd (drummer) (tracks 1–7)
bass guitar:
Will Lee (US jazz/rock bassist) (tracks 1–7)
trumpet:
Oscar Brashear (track 4)
flute:
Bud Shank (track 8)
guitar:
John Tropea (tracks 1–7)
double bass:
Chuck Domanico (track 8)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 1–7)
saxophone:
Ernie Watts (tracks 2, 5)
piano:
Leon Pendarvis (tracks 1–7)
composer:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–8)
concertmaster:
Israel Baker (violinist) (track 8)
conductor:
Eumir Deodato (track 8)
lyricist:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–8)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–8)
orchestrator:
Eumir Deodato (track 8)
producer:
Tommy LiPuma (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
Jeffrey Kawalek (tracks 1–8)
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–8)
vocals:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–8)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1978) (tracks 1–7)
publisher:
Mississippi Mud Music Co. (tracks 1–8)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1–8)
大洋音楽 (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
recording of:
A Robinsong (track 2)
Burchfield Nines (track 4)
Vivaldi’s Song (track 8)

CD 4: Tiger in the Rain

acoustic guitar:
Joe Caro (1978-11) (track 5)
Bucky Pizzarelli (1978-11) (tracks 2, 6–7)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Joe Caro (1978-11) (track 2)
cello:
Abdul Wadud (1978-11) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Rick Marotta (1978-11) (tracks 1, 5, 8–9)
Ben Riley (American jazz drummer) (1978-11) (tracks 3–4, 6–7)
Buddy Williams (drummer) (1978-11) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Herb Bushler (1978-11) (tracks 1–2, 5, 8–9)
strings:
Harold Coletta (1978-11) (tracks 1, 6–7, 9)
Lewis Eley (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Jesse Levy (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Charles Libove (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Guy Lumia (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Joe Malin (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Richard Maximoff (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Charles McCracken (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Tony Posk (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Alan Shulman (cellist and composer) (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Richard Sortomme (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Harry Urbont (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
Emanuel Vardi (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9)
viola:
Harold Coletta (1978-11) (track 3)
organ:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1978-11) (tracks 1, 8–9)
Bob Leinbach (1978-11) (track 2)
vibraphone:
Mike Mainieri (1978-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
double bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1978-11) (tracks 3–4, 6–7)
electric guitar:
Joe Caro (1978-11) (tracks 1, 8–9)
Bucky Pizzarelli (1978-11) (track 4)
brass [horns]:
Randy Brecker (1978-11) (track 8)
John Clark (flute & horn player) (1978-11) (tracks 6, 8)
Lewis Delgatto (1978-11) (track 6)
Tom “Bones” Malone (1978-11) (tracks 6, 8)
Lou Marini (1978-11) (tracks 6, 8)
Claudio Roditi (1978-11) (track 6)
David Sanborn (1978-11) (track 8)
brass [horns] and flute:
George Young (saxophonist) (1978-11) (track 6)
percussion:
Rubens Bassini (1978-11) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 9)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (1978-11) (track 4)
piccolo trumpet:
Lew Soloff (1978-11) (track 9)
piano:
Kenny Barron (1978-11) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9)
concertina:
Dominic Cortese (1978-11) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Seldon Powell (1978-11) (tracks 4, 7)
congas:
Crusher Bennett (1978-11) (tracks 1, 5)
arranger:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (tracks 1–9)
assistant engineer:
Howie Silberberg (tracks 1–9)
assistant producer:
Bob Kuttruf (tracks 2–3, 5–9)
background vocals:
Hilda Harris (1978-11) (tracks 1, 9)
Flora Purim (1978-11) (tracks 1–2, 9)
Maeretha Stewart (1978-11) (tracks 1, 9)
composer:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–9)
concertmaster:
Harry Lookofsky (1978-11) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–9)
mixer:
Glenn Berger (tracks 1–9)
producer:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (tracks 1–9)
recording engineer:
Glenn Berger (tracks 1–9)
solo flute:
David Liebman (saxophonist) (1978-11) (tracks 5–6)
solo alto saxophone:
David Sanborn (1978-11) (track 8)
solo tenor saxophone:
George Young (saxophonist) (1978-11) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1979) (tracks 1–9)
produced for:
Sundown Sound Production (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
Mississippi Mud Music Co. (tracks 1–9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1–9)
大洋音楽 (tracks 1–9)
mixed at:
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1978-11) (tracks 1–9)
recording of:
Hideaway (track 4)
Jardin botanico (track 5)
Lifeline (track 9)
Sanpaku (track 1)
Tiger in the Rain (track 7)
When It’s Over (track 2)

CD 5: One Bad Habit

acoustic guitar:
David Spinozza (tracks 2, 8)
Rick Zunigar (track 4)
drums (drum set):
André Fischer (US drummer and funk/soul/pop producer) (tracks 5–6, 8–9)
Rick Marotta (tracks 1–4, 7)
bass guitar:
Dennis Belfield (tracks 2–6, 9)
Neil Jason (bassist) (tracks 1, 7)
strings arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 5)
Clare Fischer (track 2)
tambourine:
André Fischer (US drummer and funk/soul/pop producer) (track 4)
synthesizer:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 4, 6)
synthesizer arranger:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 4)
Clavinet:
Don Grolnick (track 7)
Tennyson Stephens (track 3)
guitar:
Eric Gale (tracks 4, 6, 9)
Hugh McCracken (track 3)
George Sopuch (track 5)
David Spinozza (tracks 1, 7)
Rick Zunigar (track 3)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
David Spinozza (track 6)
double bass:
Eddie Gomez (track 8)
electric guitar:
David Spinozza (tracks 2, 8)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
George Sopuch (track 4)
brass [horns]:
Larry Hall (trumpet player) (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9)
Jerry Hey (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9)
Kim Hutchcroft (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9)
Bill Reichenbach (jazz trombonist) (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9)
brass [horns] arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks 1, 3, 5)
Bill Reichenbach (jazz trombonist) (track 6)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 6–7, 9)
percussion:
Ray Armando (tracks 1, 3)
Lenny Castro (tracks 2, 5, 7)
André Fischer (US drummer and funk/soul/pop producer) (tracks 2, 5–6, 9)
Rhodes piano:
Don Grolnick (tracks 1, 7)
Tennyson Stephens (tracks 3–6, 9)
piano:
Don Grolnick (tracks 4, 8)
Tennyson Stephens (tracks 2, 9)
congas:
Ray Armando (track 3)
background vocals:
Yolande Howard (tracks 1, 9)
Petsye Powell (tracks 1, 9)
Sylvia Shemwell (tracks 1, 9)
composer:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–3, 5–9)
Don Grolnick (track 4)
conductor:
Jerry Hey (tracks 1, 3, 5)
Bill Reichenbach (jazz trombonist) (track 6)
Clare Fischer (track 2)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (tracks 6–7, 9)
lead vocals:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Michael Franks (tracks 1–9)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–9)
producer:
André Fischer (US drummer and funk/soul/pop producer) (tracks 1–9)
Tommy LiPuma (tracks 1–9)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–9)
solo flugelhorn:
Jerry Hey (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1980) (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
Mississippi Mud Music Co. (tracks 1–9)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1–3, 5–9)
大洋音楽 (tracks 1–9)
mixed at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1–9)
later translated versions:
再不在乎 (track 5)
recording of:
Baseball (track 1)
Inside You (track 2)
Lotus Blossom (with lyrics) (track 4)
One Bad Habit (track 6)
Still Life (track 8)
version of:
Lotus Blossom (instrumental) (track 4)

Release

copyrighted by:Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2012)
marketed by:Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!)
phonographic copyright by:Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2012)
glass mastered at:Optimal Media GmbH in Röbel, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
ASIN:UK: B009PHRING [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/4755592 [info]