Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 No Backstage Pass
6:48
2 Scenes in the City
5:52
3 Solstice
8:57
4 Waiting for Tain
6:51
5 No Sidestepping
7:00
6 Parable
5:36

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Marvin “Smitty” Smith (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 1–3, 5)
Jeffrey “Tain” Watts (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 4, 6)
soprano saxophone:
Branford Marsalis (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 4, 6)
soprano saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Branford Marsalis (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 3)
double bass:
Phil Bowler (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 6)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 1, 3, 5)
Ray Drummond (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 2)
Charnett Moffett (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 4)
piano:
Kenny Kirkland (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 4, 6)
Mulgrew Miller (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 2–3, 5)
tenor saxophone:
Branford Marsalis (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 1–2, 5)
trombone:
Robin Eubanks (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 2)
arranger:
Branford Marsalis (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Kenny Kirkland (track 6)
Mulgrew Miller (track 5)
Charles Mingus (track 2)
Branford Marsalis (tracks 1, 3–4)
engineer:
Tim Geelan (tracks 1–6)
guest lead vocals:
Wendell Pierce (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 2)
producer:
Thomas Mowrey (tracks 1–6)
mixed at:
recorded at:
RCA Studio A in New York, New York, United States (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (tracks 1–6)
recording of:
No Backstage Pass (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 1)
No Sidestepping (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 5)
Parable (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 6)
Scenes in the City (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 2)
Solstice (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 3)
Waiting for Tain (1983-04-18 – 1983-11-29) (track 4)

Release Group

included in: Columbia Jazz: 25 Original Albums by Various Artists