1978 Stanley Clarke – Modern Man

Modern Man is the fifth album by jazz fusion bassist Stanley Clarke. “Dayride” from the Return to Forever album No Mystery (1975) was re-recorded for this album. Also included was “More Hot Fun”, a sequel to “Hot Fun” from the previous album School Days.

 

Tracks

1  Opening (Statement) (Stanley Clarke) 4:21
2  He Lives On (Story About the Last Journey of a Warrior) (Stanley Clarke) 4:30
3  More Hot Fun (Stanley Clarke) 4:32
4  Slow Dance (Stanley Clarke) 3:20
5  Interlude: A Serious Occasion (Stanley Clarke) 0:21
6  Got to Find My Own Place (Stanley Clarke, Michael Garson, Raymond Gomez, Gerry Brown)) 3:20
7  Dayride (Stanley Clarke) 4:09
8  Interlude: It’s What She Didn’t Say (Stanley Clarke) 1:26
9  Modern Man (Stanley Clarke) 3:32
10  Interlude: A Relaxed Occasion (Stanley Clarke) 1:25
11  Rock n Roll Jelly (Stanley Clarke) 5:09
12  Closing (Statement) (Stanley Clarke) 2:36

Media

Musicians

1 Opening (Statement)

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsGerry Brown
GuitarRaymond Gomez
OrganMike Garson
SynthesizerMike Garson
SaxAl Williams
SaxBob Malach
TromboneDale Devoe
TrumpetAl Harrison
TrumpetJames Tinsley
CymbalSteve Gadd
PercussionGerry Brown
VocalsDee Dee Bridgewater


2 He Lives On (Story About the Last Journey of a Warrior)

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarJeff Baxter
Pedal Steel GuitarJeff Baxter
PianoStanley Clarke
TrumpetJames Tinsley
PercussionJeffrey Porcaro


3 More Hot Fun

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsGerry Brown
GuitarRaymond Gomez
SynthesizerMike Garson
SaxAl Williams
SaxBob Malach
TromboneDale Devoe
TrumpetAl Harrison
TrumpetJames Tinsley
VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
VocalsMaxine Willard Waters


4 Slow Dance

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
PianoMike Garson
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters


5 Interlude: A Serious Occasion

BassStanley Clarke


6 Got to Find My Own Place

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsGerry Brown
GuitarRaymond Gomez
PianoMike Garson
TromboneDale Devoe
FlugelhornAl Harrison
FlugelhornJames Tinsley
FluteBob Malach
SaxBob Malach
TrumpetAl Harrison
TrumpetJames Tinsley
PercussionGerry Brown


7 Dayride

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsGerry Brown
SynthesizerMike Garson
SaxAl Williams
SaxBob Malach
TromboneDale Devoe
TrumpetAl Harrison
TrumpetJames Tinsley
PercussionGerry Brown
VocalsDee Dee Bridgewater
VocalsStanley Clarke


8 Interlude: It’s What She Didn’t Say

BassStanley Clarke


9 Modern Man

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
PianoStanley Clarke
VocalsStanley Clarke


10 Interlude: A Relaxed Occasion

BassStanley Clarke


11 Rock n Roll Jelly

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsCarmine Appice
GuitarJeff Beck


12 Closing (Statement)

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsGerry Brown
GuitarRaymond Gomez
SynthesizerMike Garson
CymbalSteve Gadd
SaxAl Williams
SaxBob Malach
TromboneDale Devoe
TrumpetAl Harrison
TrumpetJames Tinsley
PercussionGerry Brown
VocalsDee Dee Bridgewater

Liner Notes

Producer – Stanley Clarke
Arranged By – Stanley Clarke
Engineer – Ed Thacker
Engineer (Assistant) – Art Bechtel, Brian Leshon, Chris Gregg, Gary Coppola, Michael Frondelli, Paul Aronoff
Programmed By (Oberheim) – Ed Walsh

Design (Cover Design) – Ed Lee
Photography By (Cover) – Norman Seeff

Recorded At – Electric Lady Studios
Recorded At – Chateau Recorders
Recorded At – Group IV Recording Studios
Recorded At – A&M Studios
Mixed At – Chateau Recorders
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Nemperor Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.