1983 Koinonia – More Than A Feelin’

More than a Feelin’  is the first album by superband Koinonia, released in 1983.

Koinonia was a band birthed from the fusion in jazz music, which occurred in the 1970s and 1980s, contributing to a new, more electrified and diverse genre called jazz-funk. Other notable pioneers in this genre were: The Crusaders, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Alphonse Mouzon, Chick Corea, Lee Ritenour, Azymuth, Eumir Deodato, Jeff Lorber, and Seawind.


1  More Than A Feelin’ (Hadley Hockensmith) 5:15
2  Rescue (Dean Parks) 4:23
3  Graceful (Abraham Laboriel Sr) 4:31
4  Cuando (Abraham Laboriel Sr) 3:56
5  Divina (Abraham Laboriel Sr) 4:07
6  Give Your Love (Abraham Laboriel Sr; Lyn Laboriel) 5:28
7  Valentine (Dean Parks) 5:32
8  Funky Bumpkins (Harlan Rogers) 4:42
9  On My Way Home (Harlan Rogers) 5:34



BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsAlex Acuna
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarHadley Hockensmith
SynthesizerMichael Omartian
ProgrammingMichael Omartian
ProgrammingTom Keene
PercussionAlex Acuna
VocalsAbraham Laboriel Sr
VocalsBill Maxwell
VocalsHarlan Rogers
VocalsRuss Taff
WoodwindsJohn Francis Phillips
WoodwindsJusto Almario

Liner Notes

Producer – Bill Schnee
Engineer – Bill Schnee
Engineer (Assitant) – Dan Garcia, David Schober, Jack Joseph Puig

Art Direction, Design – Dan Lienart
Photography By – David Randle

Recorded At – Bill Schnee Studios
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sparrow Records