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* Un blog dedicado a la música Disco instrumental y Orquestal con reconocidos arreglistas y concertistas de los años 70's y 80's,esta es la esencia,la base,la clásica elegancia que perdura en el tiempo....


Sunday, March 17, 2013

Van McCoy - Lonely Dancer 1979 Complete Lp

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*  Y con este álbum cerramos toda publicación acerca de los proyectos de Van McCoy,algunos registros que no he mencionado en blog son ''Night Time Is Lonely Time 1966'' ''Soul Improvisations 1972'' que no tienen nada de DISCO en ellas y por último ''My Favorite Fantasy 1978''.

Tracklist :

A1   I'm Beginning To Feel Like My Old Self Again
A2   Merry Go Round
A3   The Samba
A4   Decisions

B1   Lonely Dancer
B2   I Wish You Well
B3   Touchdown
B4   All I Need Is You / You're My Peace Of Mind

Arranged By – Van McCoy
Art Direction – George Osaki
Backing Vocals – Albert Bailey, Brenda Hilliard, Destry, Pete Marshall, Van McCoy, Zulema Cusseaux
Bass – Gordon Edwards
Conductor – Gene Orloff
Copyist – John Mical
Design – Bill Murphy, Rod Dyer, Inc.
Drums – Brian Brake, Charles Collins, Chris Parker 
Engineer – Don Berman
Guitar – Bert Jones, Charlie Brown, Cornell Dupree, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov, Joe Caro
Horns – Barry Rogers, Bernie Glow, George Marge, Janice Robinson, John Gale, John Gatchell, Mel Davis, Paul Faulise, Robert Alexander, Urban Green
Keyboards – Leon Pendarvis, Van McCoy
Oboe – Phil Bodner
Percussion, Vibraphone [Vibes] – 'Crusher' Bennett, George Devens
Photography By – Milton Greene
Producer – Charles Kipps, Van McCoy
Strings – Al Brown, Fred Buldrini, Gene Orloff, Gerald Tarack, Guy Lumia, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Jonathon Abramowitz, Joseph Malignaggi, Julien Barber, Kermit Moore, Marvin Morgenstern, Mitsue Takayama, Paul Gershman, Richard Maximoff, Theodore Isreal



Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Orchestral

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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Van McCoy And Tommie Young - Sings Themes From ''A Woman Called Moses'' 1978 Complete Lp

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Tracklist :

A1 A Woman Called Moses
A2 Born Into Slavery(Vocal)
A3 I Must Go
A4 Plantin' Time

B1 Coleman's Theme
B2 Love Theme
B3   Born into Slavery(Instrumental)

Music By – Van McCoy



Style : Disco,Funk/soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Van McCoy - And His Magnificent Movie Machine 1977 Complete Lp


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Tracklist :

Reel One - Medley I :

A1.1    Moon River
A1.2    Over The Rainbow
A1.3    Gone With The Wind
A1.4    Somewhere

Medley II :

A2.1    Love Theme From A "Star Is Born" (Evergreen)
A2.2   Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)

Reel Two - Medley II :

B1     Theme From Shaft
B2     Lara's Theme From "Doctor Zhivago"
B3     The Magnificent Seven

Art Direction – Mike Mendel
Backing Vocals – Faith, Hope & Charity, Van McCoy
Bass – Gordon Edwards
Copyist – John Mical
Drums – Charles Collins
Engineer [Assistant] – Gary Parisi, Mathew Murray
Engineer [Recording] – Steve Jerome
Executive-Producer – Hugo & Luigi
Guitar – Cornell Dupree, David Spinozza
Horns – Dominick Gravine, Janice Robinson, John Frosk, Melvyn Davis, Paul Faulise, Robert Alexander, Urban Green, Victor Paz
Keyboards – Leroy Leon Pendarvis, Jr., Richard Tee
Mastered By – Gilbert Kong
Percussion – Errol (Crusher) Bennett, George Devens
Piano – Van McCoy
Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – Van McCoy
Producer, Engineer [Recording], Engineer [Remix] – Michael DeLugg
Sleeve, Design – Jim O'Connell
Strings – Ariana Bronne, Gerald Tarack, Guy Lumia, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Jesse Levy, Joseph DeAngelis, Julien Barber, Kermit Moore, Mitsue Takayama, Paul Gershman, Regis Iandiorio, Selwart Clarke, Theodore Isreal
Strings, Concertmaster – Gene Orloff
Woodwind – Phil Bodner



Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Van McCoy - The Real McCoy 1976 Complete Lp

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*  El segundo mejor álbum del recordado ''Van MCCoy'' continuando con todas sus producciones en solitario o con orquesta.

Tracklist :

A1 Jet Setting
A2 Love At First Sight
A3 (To Each His Own) That's My Philosophy
A4 Night Walk

B1   Sweet, Sweet Rhythm
B2 Theme From Star Trek
B3 Party
B4 African Symphony

Art Direction – Maurer Productions, Michael Mendel
Backing Vocals – Albert Bailey, Brenda Hilliard, Diane Destry, Jocelyn Shaw, Lorraine Moore, Roberta Blassingame, Van McCoy
Bass – Gordon Edwards
Drums – Stephen Gadd
Engineer [Recording] – Alan Varner
Engineer, Mastered By – Gilbert Kong
Executive-Producer – Hugo & Luigi
Guitar – Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken
Horns – Bernie Glow, Dominick Gravine, Jon Faddis, Melvyn Davis, Mervin Gold, Paul Faulise, Robert Alexander, Urban Green*, Victor Paz
Keyboards – Leroy Leon Pendarvis, Jr., Richard Tee, Van McCoy
Percussion – Errol Bennett, George Devens
Photography By – Si Chi Ko
Producer, Conductor, Arranged By – Van McCoy
Strings – Alfred Brown, Beverly Lauridsen, Charles Libove, Emanuel Green, Emanuel Vardi, Gene Orloff, Gloria Agostini, Guy Lumia, Harold Kohon, Jesse Levy, Joseph Malignaggi, Julien Barber, Max Pollikoff, Mitsue Takayama, Paul Gershman
Synthesizer [Moog, Arp 2600] – Ken Bichel
Woodwind – Phil Bodner

Written-By – Van McCoy (tracks: A1 to B1, B3, B4)



Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Van McCoy - Rhythms Of The World 1976 Complete Lp

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Tracklist :

A1 Rhythms Of The World
A2 That's The Joint
A3 Soul Cha Cha

B1 The Shuffle
B2   Oriental Boogie
B3 Indian Warpath
B4 Swahili Boogie


Art Direction [Album] – Maurer Productions, Michael Mendel
Backing Vocals – Albert Bailey, Brenda Hilliard, Destry, Van McCoy
Bass – Gordon Edwards
Drums – Steve Gadd
Engineer – Alan Varner
Executive-Producer – Hugo & Luigi
Guitar – Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken, John Tropea
Keyboards – Leroy Leon Pandarvis, Jr., Richard Tee
Mastered By [Engineer] – Gilbert Kong
Percussion, Congas – George Devens
Percussion, Vibraphone [Vibes], Bells [Orch.] – Crusher Bennett
Photography By [Front Cover] – Martin Bough
Piano [Steel Piano] – Vincent Taylor
Producer, Arranged By, Conductor, Piano – Van McCoy
Strings – Alan Shulman, Alfred Brown, Emanuel Green, Emanuel Vardi, Gene Orloff, Gerald Tarack, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Jesse Levy, Joseph Malignaggi, Julien Barber, Paul Gershman, Richard Sortomme, Selwart Clarke
Synthesizer [Moog Arp 2600] – Ken Bichel
Tenor Saxophone – Frank West
Trumpet – Arthur Kaplan, Bernie Glow, Dominick Gravine, John Messner, Jon Faddis, Joseph Palmer, Lewis Del Gatto, Mel Davis, Paul Faulise, Robert Alexander, Urban Green, William Slapin
Woodwind – Phil Bodner



Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Van McCoy & The Soul City Symphony - Disco Baby 1975 Complete Lp

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Tracklist :

A1   Disco Baby
A2 Fire
A3 The Hustle
A4 Get Dancin'
A5 Doctor's Orders

B1 Turn This Mother Out
B2 Shakey Ground
B3 Spanish Boogie
B4 Pick Up The Pieces
B5 Hey Girl, Come And Get It

Arranged By, Conductor, Piano, Backing Vocals – Van McCoy
Art Direction – Maurer Productions, Michael Mendel
Backing Vocals – Albert Bailey, Brenda Hilliard
Bass – Gordon Edwards
Clavinet, Piano – Leroy Leon Pendarvis, Jr.
Drums – Rick Marotta, Steve Gadd
Engineer [Recording] – Michael Delugg
Guitar – Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken
Horns – Bernie Glow, Frank Wess, Garnett Brown, Marvin Stamm, Mel Davis, Mike Rod, Paul Faulise, Phil Bodner, Robert Alexander, Romeo Penque, Seldon Powell, Urban Green, Wayne Andre, William Slapin
Lacquer Cut By – G. Kong
Mastered By – Gilbert Kong
Percussion – Arthur Jenkins Jr., George Devens
Photography By – Si Chi Ko
Piano – Richard Tee
Producer, Liner Notes – Hugo & Luigi
Strings – Emanuel Green, Emanuel Vardi, Gene Orloff, George Ricci, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joseph Malignaggi, Julien Barber, Kathryn Kienke, Kermit Moore, Matthew Raimondi, Max Pollikoff, Selwart Clarke, Theodore Israel
Synthesizer [Arp 2600] – Ken Bichel



Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Van McCoy & The Soul City Symphony - Love Is The Answer 1974 Complete Lp

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* Es obligatorio que Van McCoy esté incluído en mi blog,este registro también se le puede hallar bajo el título ''African Symphony'' o ''Funky Feet''

Tracklist :

A1 Love Is The Answer
A2 Touch Me In The Morning
A3 Back Stabbers
A4 Proud Mary
A5 You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

B1 African Symphony
B2 Ain't No Mountain High Enough
B3 Boogie Down
B4 A Rainy Night In Georgia
B5 Funky Feet

Arranged By, Conductor, Backing Vocals – Van McCoy
Art Direction – Maurer Productions, Michael Mendel, Michael Mendel
Bass – Gordon Edwards
Congas – Arthur Jenkins
Congas [Conga Drum] – Arthur Jenkins
Drums – Herbie Lovelle, Rick Marotta
Engineer – Jeffrey Lesser
Guitar – David Spinozza, John Tropea
Harp – Gloria Agostini
Horns – Bernie Glow, Dominick Gravine, Garnett Brown, Jim Buffington, Marvin Stamm, Melvin Davis, Paul Faulise, Robert Alexander, Urban Green, Warren Covington
Keyboards – Leon Pendarvis, Richard Tee, Van McCoy
Mastered By – Gilbert Kong
Percussion – Arthur Jenkins, Dave Carey, George Devins
Photography By – Don Paulson
Photography By [Liner Photo] – Don Paulson
Producer – Hugo & Luigi
Strings – Al Brown, Arnold Black, Charles McCracken, David Nadien, Emanuel Green, Emanuel Vardi, Gene Orloff, George Ricci, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Joseph Malignaggi, Julien Barber, Kathryn Kienke, Kermit Moore, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque, Selwart Clarke
Vibraphone [Vibes] – Dave Carey, George Devins



Style : Disco,Funk/Soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Sunday, March 3, 2013

The Mike Theodore Orchestra - High On Mad Mountain 1979 Complete Lp

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* Y con éste álbum cerramos los proyectos de ''Mike Theodore Orchestra'',una cortesía de ''Harry Van Der Veen''.

Tracklist :

A1     High On Mad Mountain
A2     Wonder Man


B1     Disco People
B2     Dragons Of Midnight


Arranged By, Producer – Mike Theodore
Bass – Greg Coles
Bassoon, Contrabassoon – Lyell Lindsey
Drums – Jerry Jones, Lee Marcus
Engineer [Mix, Assistant] – Jim Sessody
Engineer [Mix] – Dennis Hetzendoffer
Engineer [PAC 3 Recording] – Richard Becker
Engineer [Sound Suite Recording] – Mark Calice
Engineer [Total Experience Studios] – Steve Poulet
French Horn – Joe Buono, John Grose
Guitar – Bruce Nazarian, Eddie Willis
Keyboards – Eric Morgenson, Rudy Robinson
Mastered By – MF
Oboe – Donald Baker
Percussion – Bongo Eddie, Emil Richards, Jerry Paul, Jack Ashford, Lorenzo Brown, Paulinho DeCosta, Bob Pangborn
Photography By – Patrice Casanova
Photography By [Photo Concept] – Hélène Guetary
Soloist, Synthesizer [Moog] – Gary Schunk
Strings – Alvin Score, Barbara Fickitt, Beatriz Staples, Bogos Mortchikian, David Ireland, Felix Resnick, Franklyn D'Antonio, Gordon Peterson, Gordon Staples, Hart Hollman, James Waring, John Thurman, Joseph Striplin, Linda Smith, Margaret Tundo, Mario DiFiore, Nathan Gordon, Philip Porbe, Richard Margitza, Winifred Mayes
Trombone – Carl Raetz, George Troia, Leo Harrison, Mike Suter
Trumpet – Gordon Stump, John Trudell, Maurice Davis
Vocals – Al Weaver, Charles Clark Jr., Cleveland Horne, Colleen Beaton, Cornelius Brown Jr., Eryke McClinton, Judy Cochill, Roz Ryan, Sandra Jackson

Woodwind, Flute, Piccolo Flute – Clement Barone, Ervin Monroe



Style : Electronic Disco,Funk/soul,Orchestral

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Saturday, March 2, 2013

The Mike Theodore Orchestra - Cosmic Wind 1977 Complete Lp

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Tracklist :

A1     Belly Boogie
A2     The Bull
A3     Cosmic Wind 


B1     Moon Trek
B2     Ain't Nothing To It
B3     Brazilian Lullaby
B4     I Love The Way You Move


Art Direction – Bob Defrin
Backing Vocals – Amira Amir, Charles Clark, Jr., Constance Durden, Curtis Durden, Cynthia Douglas, Donna Davis, Joni Tolbert, Pamela Vincent
Bass – Eddie Watkins
Bassoon, Contrabassoon – Lyell Lindsey
Cello – John Thurman, Mario DiFiore
Design – Lynn Breslin
Drums – Lee Marcus, Uriel Jones
Engineer – Richard Becker
Engineer [Mix] – Arthur Stoppe
Flute, Piccolo Flute – Ervin Monroe
Guitar – Bruce Nazarian
Illustration – David Palladini
Keyboards – Gary Schunk
Mastered By – TM/JR
Mixed By – Tom Moulton
Oboe – Ron Odemark
Percussion – Amira Amir, Armen Boladian, Barbara Huby, Lorenzo Brown, Ray Hogan
Producer, Arranged By – Mike Theodore
Saxophone, Flute, Soloist – Chuck Feger
Trombone – Carl Raetz, George Troia, Stewart Saunders
Trumpet – Ed Nucelli, John Trudell, Maurice Davis
Vibraphone, Marimba – Jack Brokensha, Robert Pangborn, Rod Rose
Viola – David Ireland , Lee Fenstermacher
Violin – Alvin Score, Beatriz Staples, Ed Kesner, Gordon Staples, James Waring, Joseph Striplin, Lillian Fenstermacher, Margaret Tundo, Paul Phillips , Richard Margitza
Written-By – Dennis Coffey (tracks: B4), Mike Theodore



Style : Disco,Funk/soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Alfie Khan Sound Orchestra - Woman 1974 Complete Lp

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A1     Mayflower
A2     If I Were A Carpenter
A3     T.S.O.P. (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
A4     Woman
A5     Law Of The Land 


B1     Rock Your Baby
B2     Pais Tropical
B3     Love's Theme
B4     Under The Influence Of Love
B5     Golden Island


Alto Saxophone – Leo Wright
Arranged By, Conductor – Peter Schirmann
Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Soprano Saxophone – Wilson De Oliveira
Bass Guitar – Paul Cameron
Choir – Angelika Metzger, Rosi Rohr, Susanne Jage
Drums – Martin Harrison, Tom Holm Jr.
Engineer – Tom Müller
Guitar – Siegfried Strauss, Thomas Schiedel
Keyboards – Jürgen Knieper, Peter Nentwig
Marimba, Vibraphone – Adrian Ciceu
Percussion – Cherry Bertram
Producer – George Gschwender, Peter Capeller
Strings – Operastrings
Violin – Cees Van Schaik



Style : Disco,funk/soul,Instrumental/Orchestral

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