1973 Dennis Coffey – Instant Coffey

Instant Coffey is the sixth solo album by Dennis Coffey, released in 1973.

Dennis Coffey (born November 11, 1940) is an American guitarist. He was a studio musician for many soul and R&B recordings, and is well known for his 1971 Top 10 hit single “Scorpio”.


1  Moon Star (Dennis Coffey) 7:16
2  Theme From Enter The Dragon (Lalo Schifrin) 3:12
3  Chicano (Dennis Coffey) 5:10
4  A Time For Love (Dennis Coffey) 6:08
5  Kathy (Dennis Coffey) 3:50
6  Outrageous (The Mind Excursion) (Dennis Coffey) 7:27



BassJames Jamerson Sr
DrumsEd Greene
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarDennis Coffey
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarArt Wright
KeyboardsClarence McDonald
KeyboardsJoe Sample
KeyboardsMike Melvoin
HornsArthur Maebe
HornsLloyd Hildebrand
HornsRonald Langinger
HornsVince DeRosa
WoodwindsGene Cipriano
SaxBud Shank
SaxErnie Watts
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetChuck Findley
TromboneDick Hyde
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
VibraphoneGary Coleman
PercussionJack Ashford
PercussionStephanie Spruill

Other Musicians

Strings – Armand Kaproff, Assa Drori, David Schwartz, Gareth Nuttycombe, Harry Bluestone, Israel Baker, Jack Shulman, Jacob Krachmalnick, James Getzoff, Paul Shure, Ray Kelley

Liner Notes

Producer – Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore
Arranged By – Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore
Engineer (Mix) – Geoff Sykes (Track 7)
Art Direction – Carl Overr

Engineer – Andrew Berliner
Illustration – Richard Drayton

Recorded At – Crystal Sound
Manufactured By – Sussex Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sussex Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Sussex Records, Inc.