1977 Bill Summers & Summers Heat – Cayenne

Cayenne is an album by Bill Summers & Summers Heat, released in 1977 on Prestige

Tracks

1  What’s This Mess (Bill Summers; George Spencer; Ray Obiedo; Munyungo Jackson; Hadley Caliman; Rodney Franklin; Fred Washington; James Levi) 4:05
2  Magic (Ray Obiedo) 5:22
3  Latican Space Mambo (Bill Summers; James Levi; George Spencer; Munyungo Jackson; Rodney Franklin; Ray Obiedo) 6:04
4  Don’t Fade Away (Fred Washington) 4:12
5  House Party (James Levi; Bill Summers; Fred Washington; Ray Obiedo) 3:57
6  Try A Little Tenderness (James Levi) 3:24
7  I’ve Been Around (Hadley Caliman) 3:46
8  Djembe De Fanta (Bill Summers; Munyungo Jackson) 4:13
9  Flying (Bill Summers; James Levi; George Spencer; Ray Obiedo; Rodney Franklin) 6:25

Media

Musicians

BassFred Washington
DrumsJames Levi
KeyboardsRodney Franklin
FlugelhornGeorge Spencer
FlugelhornZane Woodworth
ReedsBob Ferreira
ReedsMel Martin
TromboneCurtis Shaw
TromboneJulian Priester
TrumpetGeorge Spencer
TrumpetFred Berry
TrumpetZane Woodworth
PercussionBill Summers
PercussionMunyungo Jackson
Background VocalsRay Obiedo
Background VocalsMunyungo Jackson
Background VocalsGeorge Spencer
Background VocalsEva Jeffrey
Background VocalsMarilynn Anna Greer
Background VocalsWillette Wells Hutcherson
VocalsCarla Vaughn
VocalsLeo Miller
VocalsBill Summers

Liner Notes

Producer – Leon Chancler
Producer (Executive) – Orrin Keepnews
Arranged By (Horns) – Bill Summers & Summers Heat, Fred Washington, George Spencer, Hadley Caliman (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Arranged By (Percussion) – Bill Summers
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Bill Summers & Summers Heat, Leon Chancler
Arranged By (Vocals) – Bill Summers & Summers Heat, George Spencer, Leon Chancler, Love At First Sight
Engineer – Phil Kaffel, David Hines, Steve Williams, Jim Fitzpatrick, Phil Kaffel
Mastered By – John Golden
Remix – Phil Kaffel

Art Direction – Phil Carroll
Photography By – Phil Bray

Distributed By – Bellaphon Germany
Manufactured By – Bellaphon Germany
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Prestige Records
Made By – Bellaphon Records
Recorded At – Fantasy Studios
Recorded At – Westlake Audio
Mixed At – Cherokee Studios
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders