1983 Yellowjackets – Mirage a Trois

Mirage a Trois is the second album of the American jazz group Yellowjackets, released in 1983. The album reached a peak position of number 145 on the Billboard 200 and number 7 on Billboard’s Jazz Albums chart. It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance in 1984.


1  Claire’s Song (Russell Ferrante) 5:10
2  Top Secret (Jimmy Haslip, Russell Ferrante, Ricky Lawson) 6:10
3  I Got Rhythm (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) 4:33
4  Pass It On (Russell Ferrante) 6:14
5  Goin’ Home (Russell Ferrante) 5:38
6  Man in the Moon (Jimmy Haslip, Russell Ferrante) 4:45
7  Elamar (Mike Miller) 4:37
8  Nimbus (Russell Ferrante) 4:10



BassJimmy Haslip
DrumsRicky Lawson
KeyboardsRussell Ferrante
PianoRussell Ferrante
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Other Musicians

2 Top Secret

GuitarRobben Ford

3 I Got Rhythm

GuitarMike Miller
VocalsBill Labounty
VocalsBrenda Russell
VocalsBruce Hornsby
VocalsMarilyn Scott
VocalsMax Gronenthal
VocalsPauline Wilson
VocalsRandy Crawford
VocalsYolande Fischer

4 Pass It On

GuitarRobben Ford

5 Goin’ Home

GuitarRobben Ford

6 Man in the Moon

GuitarRobben Ford
LyriconRichard Elliot
SaxRichard Elliot

7 Elamar

GuitarMike Miller
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
ProgrammingJames Newton-Howard

8 Nimbus

GuitarMike Miller
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
ProgrammingJames Newton-Howard

Liner Notes

Producer – Tommy LiPuma
Arranged By – James Newton Howard (Tracks 7, 8)
Engineer (Assistant) – Don Koldon, Peggy McCreary, Richard McKernan
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Recorded By, Mixed By – Norm Kinney
Sequenced By – Anthony McShear, Scott Page (Track 1)

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Director Of Photography – Mary Anne Frye
Photography By – Jim Shea

Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
Mastered At – A&M Studios
Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At – Sunset Sound