1984 Takeshi Itoh – Dear Hearts

Dear Hearts (1984, CBS) is the debut solo album from Japanese jazz fusion saxophonist Takeshi Itoh.

Tracks

1  Godzilla (Larry Williams; Aaron Zigman) 4:08
2  Flight In Mistral (Takeshi Itoh; Hirotaka Izumi) 4:30
3  Say It Again (Bunny Sigler; Carol Davis) 4:02
4  Mr. Gokigen (Larry Williams) 4:31
5  Marina (Takeshi Itoh) 3:52
6  Moonwalk (Larry Williams) 4:50
7  On Ventura Blvd (Hirotaka Izumi) 4:26
8  This Masquerade (Leon Russell) 6:06
9  Brues For Lee (Takeshi Itoh) 4:00

Musicians

1 Godzilla

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Dann Huff
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Piano Larry Williams
Synthesizer Larry Williams
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Sax Takeshi Itoh
Sax Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trumpet Chuck Findley
Trumpet Gary Grant
Trumpet Jerry Hey


2 Flight In Mistral

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Fender Rhodes Larry Williams
Piano Larry Williams
Lyricon Takeshi Itoh
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


3 Say It Again

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Fender Rhodes Larry Williams
Piano Larry Williams
Flute Larry Williams
Sax Takeshi Itoh
Sax Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trumpet Gary Grant
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa
Background Vocals Joseph Williams
Background Vocals Jay Gruska
Background Vocals Tommy Funderburk
Vocals Cindy Fee


4 Mr. Gokigen

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Dann Huff
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Piano Larry Williams
Synthesizer Larry Williams
Sax Takeshi Itoh


5 Marina

Synthesizer Larry Williams
Lyricon Takeshi Itoh
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


6 Moonwalk

Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Dann Huff
Synthesizer Larry Williams
Sax Takeshi Itoh


7 On Ventura Blvd

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Piano Larry Williams
Synthesizer Larry Williams
Sax Takeshi Itoh
Sax Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Gary Grant
Trumpet Jerry Hey
Percussion Paulinho Da Costa


8 This Masquerade

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Piano Larry Williams
Synthesizer Larry Williams
Flugelhorn Jerry Hey
Lyricon Takeshi Itoh
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Gary Grant
Vocals Cindy Fee


9 Brues For Lee

Bass Nathan East
Drums JR Robinson
Guitar Dann Huff
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr
Fender Rhodes Larry Williams
Piano Larry Williams
Synthesizer Larry Williams
Sax Takeshi Itoh
Sax Larry Williams
Trombone Bill Reichenbach
Trombone Chuck Findley
Trumpet Gary Grant
Trumpet Jerry Hey

Liner Notes

Producer – Yasohachi Itoh
Co-producer – Larry Williams
Arranged By (Rhythm, Synthesizer) – Larry Williams
Coordinator – Akira Yada
Engineer (Assistant) – Joey Wolpert, Kunihiko Ohno
Mixed By – Yoshihiro Suzuki
Recorded By – Yoshihiro Suzuki

Art Direction, Design – Makoto Suzuki
Photography – Tamotsu Fujii

Mixed At CBS/Sony Shinanomachi Studio
Recorded At One On One Studios
Phonographic Copyright CBS/Sony Inc
Copyright CBS/Sony Inc