1980 Ramsey Lewis – Routes

Routes is an album by Ramsey Lewis, released in 1980 on Columbia.

Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis Jr. (born May 27, 1935) is an American jazz composer, pianist and radio personality. Ramsey Lewis has recorded over 80 albums and has received five gold records and three Grammy Awards so far in his career.

Tracks

1  Whisper Zone (Al McKay; Jon Lind; Larry Dunn) 2:58
2  High Point (D McKay; Larry Dunn; Al McKay) 3:43
3  Tondelayo (Larry Dunn; Leonard White) 4:51
4  Carribean Blue (Larry Dunn) 4:09
5  Looking Glass (Ramsey Lewis) 3:30
6  Come Back Jack (Terry Marie Poret) 3:33
7  Colors In Space (Larry White; Maurice White) 2:55
8  Crystals ‘N Sequence (Allen Toussaint) 2:38
9  You Are The Reason (James Mack) 4:51
10  Hell On Wheels (Allen Toussaint) 4:04

Media

Musicians

1 Whisper Zone

BassByron Miller
BassKeni Burke
DrumsLeon Chancler
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRoland Bautista
GuitarAl McKay
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
ProgrammingLarry Dunn
FlugelhornRahm Lee Davis
TromboneLouis Satterfield
TrumpetMichael Davis
PercussionPhilip Bailey
PercussionFred White
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsMaurice White
VocalsJon Lind


2 High Point

BassByron Miller
BassKeni Burke
DrumsLeon Chancler
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRoland Bautista
GuitarAl McKay
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
ProgrammingLarry Dunn
FlugelhornRahm Lee Davis
TromboneLouis Satterfield
TrumpetMichael Davis
PercussionPhilip Bailey
PercussionFred White
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


3 Tondelayo

BassByron Miller
BassKeni Burke
DrumsLeon Chancler
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRoland Bautista
GuitarAl McKay
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
ProgrammingLarry Dunn
FlugelhornRahm Lee Davis
SaxDon Myrick
TromboneLouis Satterfield
TrumpetMichael Davis
PercussionPhilip Bailey
PercussionFred White
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsWarren Weinberg


4 Carribean Blue

BassByron Miller
BassKeni Burke
DrumsLeon Chancler
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRoland Bautista
GuitarAl McKay
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
SynthesizerLarry Dunn
ProgrammingLarry Dunn
FlugelhornRahm Lee Davis
TromboneLouis Satterfield
TrumpetMichael Davis
PercussionPhilip Bailey
PercussionFred White
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


5 Looking Glass

BassDavid Barard
BassKeni Burke
DrumsHerman Ernest
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLeon Nocentelli
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesSam Henry Jr
KeyboardsLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
PianoSam Henry Jr
SynthesizerAllen Toussaint
VocoderAllen Toussaint
PercussionKenneth Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionFred White
PercussionPhilip Bailey


6 Come Back Jack

BassDavid Barard
BassKeni Burke
DrumsHerman Ernest
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLeon Nocentelli
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesSam Henry Jr
KeyboardsLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
PianoSam Henry Jr
SynthesizerAllen Toussaint
VocoderAllen Toussaint
PercussionKenneth Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionFred White
PercussionPhilip Bailey


7 Colors In Space

BassDavid Barard
BassKeni Burke
DrumsHerman Ernest
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLeon Nocentelli
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesSam Henry Jr
KeyboardsLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
PianoSam Henry Jr
SynthesizerAllen Toussaint
VocoderAllen Toussaint
PercussionKenneth Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionFred White
PercussionPhilip Bailey


8 Crystals ‘N Sequence

BassDavid Barard
BassKeni Burke
DrumsHerman Ernest
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLeon Nocentelli
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesSam Henry Jr
KeyboardsLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
PianoSam Henry Jr
SynthesizerAllen Toussaint
VocoderAllen Toussaint
PercussionKenneth Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionFred White
PercussionPhilip Bailey


9 You Are The Reason

BassDavid Barard
BassKeni Burke
DrumsHerman Ernest
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLeon Nocentelli
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesSam Henry Jr
KeyboardsLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
PianoSam Henry Jr
SynthesizerAllen Toussaint
VocoderAllen Toussaint
PercussionKenneth Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionFred White
PercussionPhilip Bailey


10 Hell On Wheels

BassDavid Barard
BassKeni Burke
DrumsHerman Ernest
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarLeon Nocentelli
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesRamsey Lewis
Fender RhodesSam Henry Jr
KeyboardsLarry Dunn
PianoRamsey Lewis
PianoSam Henry Jr
SynthesizerAllen Toussaint
VocoderAllen Toussaint
PercussionKenneth Williams
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionFred White
PercussionPhilip Bailey

Liner Notes

Producer – Allen Toussaint (Tracks 6, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – Larry Dunn (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Producer (Executive) – George Butler
Arranged By – Larry Dunn (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Arranged By – Allen Toussaint (Tracks 6, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By – Maurice White (Track 7)
Engineer (Assistant, Vocals) – Ken Fowler (Track 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – Dennis Hansen (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Engineer (Vocals) – George Massenburg (Tracks 7)
Engineer – Chris Brunt (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Engineer – Danny Jones (Tracks 6, 8, 9, 10)
Mixed By – Chris Brunt (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Mixed By – Danny Jones (Tracks 6, 8, 9, 10)

Design (Cover Concept) – John Berg
Design (Cover Illustration) – Robert Grossman
Photography By (Back Cover Photo) – Don Hunstein

Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Manufactured By – Blackgold Records Corp.
Licensed From – CBS/Sony Inc.
Recorded At – Indigo Ranch Studios
Recorded At – George Massenburg Studios
Recorded At – Sea-Saint Studio
Produced For – Kalimba Productions
Produced For – Sansu Enterprises Inc.