1980 John Klemmer – Magnificent Madness

Magnificent Madness is the 22nd album by saxophonist John Klemmer, released in 1980 on Elektra

Tracks

1  Magnificent Madness (David Batteau; John Klemmer) 7:27
2  Heart (Summer Song) (John Klemmer) 3:20
3  Don’t Take Your Love Away (Isaac Hayes; Lee W Jones) 6:20
4  I Can’t Help It (Stevie Wonder; Susaye Greene Brown) 3:20
5  We Couldn’t Start Over (Danny O’Keefe; John Klemmer) 4:04
6  Deja Vu (Adrienne Anderson; Isaac Hayes) 4:30
7  Lifesong (Danny O’Keefe; John Klemmer) 4:01
8  Adventures In Paradise (Joe Sample; Minnie Riperton; Richard Rudolph) 7:05

Media

Musicians

1 Magnificent Madness

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoDon Grusin
SaxJohn Klemmer
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsAlfie Silas
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsBili Thedford


2 Heart (Summer Song)

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoDon Grusin
SynthesizerRonnie Foster
SaxJohn Klemmer
KalimbaLenny Castro
PercussionLenny Castro


3 Don’t Take Your Love Away

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoDon Grusin
SynthesizerRonnie Foster
SaxJohn Klemmer
PercussionLenny Castro


4 I Can’t Help It

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoDon Grusin
SynthesizerRonnie Foster
SaxJohn Klemmer
PercussionLenny Castro


5 We Couldn’t Start Over

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarDean Parks
PianoVictor Feldman
SynthesizerRonnie Foster
SaxJohn Klemmer
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetLarry Hall
PercussionLenny Castro


6 Deja Vu

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoDon Grusin
SaxJohn Klemmer
PercussionLenny Castro


7 Lifesong

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarDean Parks
PianoVictor Feldman
SynthesizerRonnie Foster
SaxJohn Klemmer
PercussionLenny Castro


8 Adventures In Paradise

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
Guitar (solo)Chris Pinnick
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoDon Grusin
SaxJohn Klemmer
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetLarry Hall
PercussionLenny Castro

Liner Notes

Producer – John Klemmer, Stephan Goldman
Coordinator (Production) – Dan Barrett, Noel Newbolt
Mixed By – Rick Ruggieri
Recorded By – Bill Taylor, Rick Ruggieri
Recorded By [Additional Recording] – Frank D’Amico

Art Direction – Ron Coro
Photography By – Norman Seeff

Record Company – Warner Communications Inc.
Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
Produced For – John Klemmer Productions
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
Recorded At – Mama Jo’s
Recorded At – Producers Workshop
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
Mixed At – Mama Jo’s
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab