1970 Chuck Mangione ‎– Friends & Love : A Chuck Mangione Concert

Friends & Love…A Chuck Mangione Concert is a double album recorded live at the Eastman Theater in Rochester, New York on May 9, 1970, and released by Mercury Records. It features Chuck Mangione on flugelhorn; the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mangione; Don Potter; Bat McGrath; Gap Mangione; Stanley Watson; Marvin Stamm; and Gerry Niewood. Lyrics were written by Bat McGrath; orchestrations and arrangements were by Mangione. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1971.

The album “blended jazz, rock, folk and classical elements.”  The first track, Hill Where the Lord Hides, was subsequently released as a single and appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1971.

Tracks

1  Hill Where The Lord Hides (Chuck Mangione) 6:25
2  The Feel Of A Vision (Chuck Mangione) 4:02
3  Songs From The Valley Of The Nightingale (Stanley Watson) 7:19
4  And In The Beginning (Chuck Mangione) 9:48
5  Friends & Love Theme (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 4:06
6  Someone Take Me Home (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 2:14
7  Get Yourself On A Farm (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 8:35
8  She’s Gone (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 5:33
9  Joropo Piropo (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 4:32
10  Friends & Love Theme (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 4:40
11  Friends & Love Finale (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath, Don Potter, Stanley Watson) 7:06
12  Friends & Love Encore (Chuck Mangione, Bat McGrath) 8:20

Musicians

BassTony Levin
DrumsSteve Gadd
PianoGap Mangione
GuitarStanley Watson
GuitarDon Potter
GuitarBat McGrath
HarpEileen Malone 
ClarinetMichael Webster
ClarinetStanley Gaulke 
FlugelhornChuck Mangione 
FluteKatherine T Levy
FluteNancy Webster
FluteNed Corman 
FluteGerry Niewood 
HornsBrad Warnaar
HornsGeorge Nemeth
HornsMilan Yancich
HornsMorris Secon
OboeJonathan Parkes
OboeRobert Sprenkle
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TromboneDavid Richey
TromboneGeorge Osborn
TromboneTony Dechario
TrumpetAl Porcino
TrumpetMarvin Stamm
TrumpetPaul McRae
TrumpetRichard Jones
TrumpetVincent DiMartino
TubaCherry Beauregard
SaxNed Corman 
SaxGerry Niewood 
SaxChris Vadala
SaxLarry Covelli
TimpaniJohn Beck
PercussionBill Cahn
PercussionBob Becker
VocalsDon Potter
VocalsBat McGrath

Other Musicians

Bass (String) – Edward De Matteo, Michael Leiter, Oscar Zimmermann, Robert Zimmermann
Bassoon – Paul F. Philips, Stephen Paulson
Cello – Hrant Tatian, Peter Wukovitz, Robert E. Taylor, Sylvia Thelen
Viola – Alfred L. Drucker, Elizabeth Weiss, Herman Rudin, Minna Shklar, Thomas A. Dumm
Violin (1st) – Abram Boone, Harry Schatz, Herbert Brill, Judit Hradetzky, Lorene Field, Sharon Laird, Shirley Reynolds
Violin (2nd) – Carol Tatian, Cynthia Hammer, Herman Surasky, Loraine Messick, Ralph Rozzi, Yong Ki Ahn
Violin (Concertmaster) – Howard Weiss

Liner Notes

Arranged By – Chuck Mangione
Engineer – Mick Guzauski, Richard P. Zicari
Conductor – Chuck Mangione
Mastered By – Gilbert Kong
Orchestra – Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestrated By – Chuck Mangione