1978 David Spinozza – Spinozza

Spinozza is an album by guitarist David Spinozza, released in 1978.

David Spinozza is an American guitarist and producer. He worked with former Beatles Paul McCartney and John Lennon during the 1970s, and had a long collaboration with singer-songwriter James Taylor, producing Taylor’s album Walking Man.

 

Tracks

1  Superstar (Leon Russell; Bonnie Bramlett) 05:43
2  On My Way To The Liquor Store (Leon Pendarvis) 06:51
3  Prelude To ‘The Ballerina’ (David Spinozza) 03:13
4  The Ballerina (David Spinozza) 05:25
5  Edge Of The Sword (David Spinozza; Mike Mainieri) 04:58
6  Country Bumpkin (David Spinozza; Mike Mainieri) 04:04
7  Doesn’t She Know By Now (David Spinozza) 04:42
8  Airborne (David Spinozza) 05:32
9  High Button Shoes (Rob Mounsey) 03:19

Media

Musicians

1 Superstar

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJoe Caro
PianoLeon Pendarvis
SynthesizerMike Mainieri
Background VocalsLuther Vandross
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsDiva Gray


2 On My Way To The Liquor Store

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsSteve Jordan
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJoe Caro
Electric PianoRob Mounsey
PianoLeon Pendarvis
SynthesizerMike Mainieri


3 Prelude To ‘The Ballerina’

FluteGeorge Marge
FluteGeorge Young
FluteDave Tofani
French HornJohn Trevor Clark
French HornSharon Moe
HornGeorge Marge
TromboneWayne Andre
TromboneBarry Rogers
TromboneDavid Taylor
TrumpetAlan Rubin
TrumpetRandy Brecker
TrumpetJon Faddis
TubaTony Price
Background VocalsKim Carlson
Background VocalsGordon Grody


4 The Ballerina

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
Acoustic GuitarDavid Spinozza
PianoWarren Bernhardt
PercussionGary Mure


5 Edge Of The Sword

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsSteve Jordan
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJoe Caro
ClavinetWarren Bernhardt
Fender RhodesWarren Bernhardt
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
PercussionRubens Bassini


6 Country Bumpkin

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJoe Caro
Pedal Steel GuitarEric Weissberg
BanjoEric Weissberg
Electric PianoLeon Pendarvis
PercussionMike Mainieri
PianoDon Grolnick
SynthesizerMike Mainieri


7 Doesn’t She Know By Now

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
Acoustic GuitarDavid Spinozza
PianoLeon Pendarvis
SaxMichael Brecker
Background VocalsLuther Vandross
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsDiva Gray


8 Airborne

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJoe Caro
Electric PianoRob Mounsey
SaxDavid Sanborn
SaxDave Tofani
SaxGeorge Young
SaxRonnie Cuber
SaxMichael Brecker
TromboneDavid Taylor
TromboneWayne Andre
TromboneBarry Rogers
TrumpetRandy Brecker
TrumpetJon Faddis
TrumpetLew Soloff
VibesMike Mainieri
ScatKim Carlson


9 High Button Shoes

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsSteve Jordan
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJoe Caro
Electric PianoRob Mounsey
PianoWarren Bernhardt
XylophoneMike Mainieri

Strings

Cello – Beverly Lauridsen, Charles McCracken, Jesse Levy (Track 3)
Harp – Margaret Ross (Track 3)
Viola – Barry Finclair, Emanuel Vardi, LaMar Alsop, Selwart Clarke, Sue Pray, Theodore Israel
Violin – Anahid Ajemian, Gerald Tarack, Guy Lumia, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, John Pintavalle, Lewis Eley, Lucy Stoltzman, Matthew Raimondi, Ora Shiran, Paul Gershman, Peter Dimitriades, Richard Henrickson, Richard Sortomme, Sanford Allen, Tony Posk (Track 3)

Liner Notes

Producer – David Spinozza, Mike Mainieri
Arranged By – David Spinozza (Tracks 1, 4, 7, 8)
Arranged By – Mike Mainieri (Tracks 1, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Leon Pendarvis (Track 2)
Arranged By – Rob Mounsey (Track 9)
Engineer – Olie Cotton
Engineer – Jeffrey Kawalek
Engineer (Assistant) – Peter Roulinavage
Mixed By – Jeffrey Kawalek
Programming – Larry Fast
Concertmaster – David Nadien

Art Direction – Roland Young
Design – Phil Shima, Vigon/Nahas/Vigon
Photography – Gary Heery, Lynn Goldsmith

Record Company – A&M Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – Polydor K.K.
Recorded At – House Of Music, West Orange, NJ
Mixed At – House Of Music, West Orange, NJ