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LARRY GITTENS

スタイリスティックスのバックバンドを経て、1976年の『LOVE & UNDERSTANDING』で初参加。『OPEN SESAME』にも参加し、その後スティーヴィー・ワンダーのバンドにも参加しており、1989年の『SWEAT』のレコーディングで復帰。

ラリー・ギッテンスの全身を使って演奏をするプレイスタイルは素晴らしい。

クール&ザ・ギャングのメンバーとして、そして自身のバンド「LARRY GITTENS & MEDIA」としても活躍中。

DUAL IDENTITY / LARRY GITTENS & MEDIA(2003)

 

1. MOON OVER SONOMA - 4:11 (Larry Gittens)

2. LET ME LOVE YOU - 3:51 (Danny Sembello, Larry Gittens)

3. JOE'S SAMPLE - 3:41 (Larry Gittens)

4. THE LONELY TEAR - 5:15 (Larry Gittens)

5. TOWN BY THE BAY - 4:34 (Larry Gittens)

6. LIES - 3:49 (Larry Gittens, Amy Deluca)

7. ONE 4 MO - 3:26 (Larry Gittens)

8. ANTONIO - 4:40 (Larry Gittens)

9. GOOD VIBRATIONS - 4:55 (Brian Wilson, Mike Love)

10. SAHARA - 6:04 (Larry Gittens, Bobby Caldwell)

11. JOE'S SAMPLE (Long Version) - 5:17 (Larry Gittens)

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MEDIA is

Larry Gittens: Trumpet, Keybords

Rob Bacon: Guitar, Rhythm, Lead

Abe Forgel: Drums, Percussion

Eric Smith: Bass

Alexx Daye: Vocals

 

Guest Musicians:

Michael Lington: Soprano Sax

Michael Sembello: Guitar, Vocals

Najee: Flute

Lenny Castro: Percussion

Jimmy Haslip: Bass

Alex Al: Bass

Clifford Adams: Trombone

 

Produced by Larry Gittens

Executive Producers: Shahin,

Mike S. Nury, Larry Gittens

Project Coordinator: Wayne A. Gittens

Recorded at:

Farias Productions, Van Nuys, CA

Sound and Sage, Hollywood, CA

 

Engineers: Sound-About

Miguel A. Martinez, Mundo Gomez

Engineer: Sound and Sage

Brian McCurry

Asst. Engineer: Oscar Doniz

 

Masterd at:

Capitol Records Mastering Facility

By Ron McMaster

 

Art Direction and Photography:

Design5

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MOON OVER SONOMA (Larry Gittens)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Flugelhorn, Keyboads

Rob Bacon: Acoustic Guitar

Alex Al: Fretless Bass

Iraj Lashkary: Percussion

 

LET ME LOVE YOU (Danny Sembello, Larry Gittens)

No Pain No Gain, Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocals

Michael Lington: Saxophone

Danny Sembello: Keyboads

Michael Sembello: Guitar

 

JOE'S SAMPLE (Larry Gittens)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Fender Rhodes, Organ, Trumpet

Najee: Flute

Michael Sembello: Guitar

Eric Smith: Bass

Abe Forgel: Drums

Lenny Castro: Percussion

Amy Deluca: Background Vocal

Liza Long: Background Vocal

 

THE LONELY TEAR (Larry Gittens)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Fender Rhodes & Flugelhorn Solo

Rob Bacon: Bass, Nylon String Guitar

Robert Aragon: Guitar

Abe Forgel: Drums, Percussion

Alexx Daye: Vocals

 

TOWN BY THE BAY (Larry Gittens)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: All Instruments

 

LIES (Larry Gittens, Amy Deluca)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Fender Rhodes

Rob Bacon: Guitar

Eric Smith: Bass

Abe Forgel: Drums

Lenny Castro: Percussion

Alexx Daye: Lead & Background Vocals

ONE 4 MO (Larry Gittens)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

From "Kool and the Gang" to Maurice White of

"Earth Wind and Fire" with love and admiration.

Larry Gittens: Trumpet, Synthesizer, Drum

Programming and Vocals

Clifford Adams: Trombone & Vocals

 

ANTONIO (Larry Gittens)

Human Feel Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Fender Rhodes, Background Vocals

Najee: Flute

Rob Bacon: Guitar

Eric Smith: Bass

Abe Forgel: Drums

Lenny Castro: Percussion

Leyla Hoyle: Lead & Background Vocals

Amy Deluca: Background Vocal

 

GOOD VIBRATIONS (Brian Wilson, Mike Love)

Rondor Music, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: Fender Rhodes, Hammond B-3,

Trumpet, Background Vocal

Rob Bacon: Guitar

Eric Smith: Bass

Abe Forgel: Drums

Lenny Castro: Percussion

Jimmy Haslip: Bass Leads

Julie Griffin: Background Vocal

 

SAHARA (Larry Gittens, Bobby Caldwell)

Human Feel Music, Sindrome, ASCAP

Larry Gittens: All Instruments and Trumpet Solo

Sherrie Ford: Lead & Background Vocals

Larry Gittens: Background Vocals

 

Bonus Track

JOE'S SAMPLE (Long Version)

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