1982 Stix Hooper – Touch The Feeling

Touch The Feeling is an album by Stix Hooper, released in 1982

Nesbert “Stix” Hooper (born August 15, 1938, Houston, Texas, United States) is an American drummer, best known as a founding member of the seminal jazz band, The Crusaders. He and Hubert Laws, who left the group to attend Juilliard in 1960, are the only surviving members of the original group, Jazz Crusaders, which became The Crusaders. Stix retired from the Crusaders in the early-2000s.

Tracks

1  Especially You (Todd Cochran) 5:21
2  Let’s Talk It Out (Stix Hooper, Buddy Kaye) 6:26
3  Feeling Happy (Stix Hooper) 4:43
4  I Touched A Dream (Stix Hooper) 8:11
5  You’re My Spring (Stix Hooper) 6:48
6  Gimme Some Space (Stix Hooper) 4:51

Media

Musicians

1 Especially You

DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarRandy Honea
KeyboardsTodd Cochran
SynthesizerTodd Cochran
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneDick Hyde
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetSteve Madaio
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


2 Let’s Talk It Out

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRonnie Foster
PercussionStix Hooper
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsJerry Butler
VocalsStix Hooper


3 Feeling Happy

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarDean Parks
SynthesizerTodd Cochran
FlugelhornStacy Rowles
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


4 I Touched A Dream

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsStix Hooper
Guitar (solo)Michael O’Neal
GuitarRandy Honea
KeyboardsTodd Cochran
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


5 You’re My Spring

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarRandy Honea
Fender RhodesMike Lang
SynthesizerTodd Cochran
FlugelhornStacy Rowles
PercussionStix Hooper
VocalsStix Hooper


6 Gimme Some Space

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsStix Hooper
Guitar (solo)Larry Carlton
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarRandy Honea
KeyboardsTodd Cochran
SynthesizerTodd Cochran
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneDick Hyde
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetSteve Madaio
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Liner Notes

Producer – Stix Hooper, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder
Coordinator (Production) – Pamela H. Labue, Robin Howell
Engineer (Assistant At Crudsaders Productions, Inc) – Tom Hooper
Engineer (Assistant) – Gary Jaye, Robert Biles
Engineer (Engineered), Mixed By – Bob Hughes
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction – George Osaki
Photography By – Phil Bray

Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Produced For – Crusaders Productions, Inc.
Recorded At – Golden Sound Studios
Mastered At – A&M Studios
Distributed By – Ariola Group Of Companies
Printed By – Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH