1977 Horace Silver – Silver ‘n Voices

Silver ‘n Voices is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver released on the Blue Note label in 1976 featuring performances by Silver with Tom Harrell, Bob Berg, Ron Carter, and Al Foster, with an overdubbed choir directed by Alan Copeland featuring Monica Mancini, Avery Sommers, Joyce Copeland, Richard Page, and Dale Verdugo. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2 stars and states “The self-help lyrics get a bit cloying and the voices simply weigh down the music but there are some good solos along the way”


1 Out Of The Night (Came You) (Horace Silver) 5:52
2 Togetherness (Horace Silver) 5:49
3 I Will Always Love You (Horace Silver) 3:40
4 Mood For Maude (Horace Silver) 5:31
5 Incentive (Horace Silver) 5:21
6 New York Lament (Horace Silver) 4:38
7 Freeing My Mind (Horace Silver) 4:26



BassRon Carter
DrumsAl Foster
PianoHorace Silver
SaxBob Berg
FlugelhornTom Harrell
TrumpetTom Harrell
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsAvery Sommers
Background VocalsDale Verdugo
Background VocalsJoyce Copeland
Background VocalsMonica Mancini
VocalsHorace Silver

Liner Notes

Producer – George Butler
Arranged By – Horace Silver
Engineer – Ed Barton
Engineer, Remix – Don Hahn

Art Direction – Ria Lewerke
Design (Album Design) – Bill Burks

Recorded At – A&R Studios
Engineered At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
Remixed At – A&R Studios