1979 Michel Colombier – Michel Colombier

The selftitled album by Michel Colombier was released in 1979.

Michel Colombier (May 23, 1939 – November 14, 2004) was a French composer, arranger, and conductor.

He wrote the scores of several motion pictures and TV productions. He also wrote chamber music and ballets. With composer Pierre Henry he wrote music for Messe pour le temps présent, a piece created by choreographer Maurice Béjart in 1967. He released an album on A&M Records, “Wings”, in 1972, which included a collaboration with Lani Hall on lead vocal, his song “We Could Be Flying, with lyrics by Paul Williams. Recorded in Paris, with Colombier on piano, it was also included on the album “Sun Down Lady”, Lani Halls’ first solo album after her years as lead singer for Sergio Mendes and Brazil 66, released in 1972 on A&M Records.

Tracks

1  Sunday (Michel Colombier) 4:19
2  Take Me Down (Michel Colombier; Lois Walden) 3:56
3  Dreamland (Michel Colombier) 4:17
4  Queens Road (Michel Colombier) 3:33
5  Overture (Michel Colombier) 3:20
6  Bird Song (Michel Colombier) 3:29
7  Layas (Michel Colombier) 5:50
8  Do It (Michel Colombier) 3:24
9  Spring (Michel Colombier) 4:41
10  The Dancing Bull (Michel Colombier) 4:54
11  Autumn Land (Michel Colombier) 2:00

Media

Musicians

1 Sunday

BassJaco Pastorius
DrumsPeter Erskine
GuitarLee Ritenour
Mini MoogHerbie Hancock
PianoMichel Colombier
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
ProgrammingMichael Boddicker


2 Take Me Down

BassJerry Knight
DrumsPeter Erskine
GuitarLee Ritenour
Mini MoogHerbie Hancock
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
PianoMichel Colombier
SaxMichael Brecker


3 Dreamland

BassJaco Pastorius
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarLarry Carlton
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
PianoMichel Colombier
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
PercussionAirto Moreira


4 Queens Road

BassJerry Knight
DrumsPeter Erskine
GuitarLee Ritenour
ClavinetMichel Colombier
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
PianoMichel Colombier
ProgrammingMichael Boddicker


5 Overture

BassJaco Pastorius
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarLarry Carlton
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
PianoMichel Colombier
SynthesizerMichel Colombier
PercussionAirto Moreira


6 Bird Song

BassJaco Pastorius
DrumsSteve Gadd
Acoustic GuitarLarry Carlton
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
SaxMichael Brecker


7 Layas

BassJaco Pastorius
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarLarry Carlton
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
Fender RhodesHerbie Hancock
SaxMichael Brecker
PercussionAirto Moreira


8 Do It

BassJaco Pastorius
BassJerry Knight
DrumsPeter Erskine
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarRay Parker Jr
ClavinetMichel Colombier
ClavinetHerbie Hancock
SynthesizerMichel Colombier


9 Spring

BassJaco Pastorius
GuitarLarry Carlton
ClavinetMichel Colombier
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
SynthesizerMichel Colombier


10 The Dancing Bull

BassJaco Pastorius
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarRay Parker Jr
ClavinetHerbie Hancock
Fender RhodesMichel Colombier
SynthesizerMichel Colombier
LyriconTom Scott


11 Autumn Land

Orchestra

The London Symphony Orchestra

Liner Notes

Producer – Denny Diante
Arranged By – Michel Colombier
Conductor – Michel Colombier
Engineer – Ron Malo

Artwork – Cindy Marsh

Distributed By – Wagram Music
Licensed Through – EMI France
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.

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