1977 Blue Mitchell – African Violet

African Violet is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell which features arrangements by McKinley Mitchell recorded and released on the Impulse! label in 1977.

Tracks

1  Mississippi Jump (Larry Nash) 6:53
2  Ojos De Rojo (Cedar Walton) 4:05
3  Sand Castles (Dana Kaproff) 6:11
4  African Violet (Steve Hulse) 6:38
5  As (Stevie Wonder) 6:30
6  Square Business (Cedar Walton) 8:24
7  Forget (Don Sebesky) 6:52

Media

Musicians

1 Mississippi Jump

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SaxHerman Riley
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


2 Ojos De Rojo

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerMcKinley Jackson
SaxHarold Land
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


3 Sand Castles

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
FlugelhornBlue Mitchell
SaxHarold Land
PercussionEddie Brown
VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
VocalsLuther Waters
VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsOren Waters


4 African Violet

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerMcKinley Jackson
SaxHerman Riley
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


5 As

BassChuck Domanico
DrumsHarold Mason
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SaxHarold Land
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
PercussionRobert Zimmitti
PercussionEddie Brown
VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
VocalsLuther Waters
VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsOren Waters


6 Square Business

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SaxHarold Land
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


7 Forget

BassChuck Domanico
DrumsHarold Mason
GuitarLee Ritenour
Acoustic GuitarLee Ritenour
PianoSonny Burke
SynthesizerMcKinley Jackson
FlugelhornBlue Mitchell
SaxHarold Land
PercussionEddie Brown

Liner Notes

Producer – Esmond Edwards
Arranged By – McKinley Mitchell
Conductor – McKinley Mitchell
Engineer (Mastering) – Geoff Sykes
Engineer (Recording) – Barney Perkins, John Neal
Strings – The Sid Sharp Strings (Tracks 3, 7)

Design – Philip Chiang
Photography By – Jane O’Neal

Record Company – Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.
Made By – Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – ABC Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – ABC Records, Inc.
Recorded At – The Burbank Studios
Remixed At – The Burbank Studios