1977 Benny Golson – Killer Joe

Killer Joe is an album by Benny Golson recorded in 1977 and released by the Columbia label. This was Golson’s first jazz album in over a decade when his career has been devoted to writing music for television and motion pictures.

Tracks

1  Hesitation (Richard Stekol) 04:25
2  Walkin’ And Stalkin’ (Benny Golson) 05:12
3  Love Uprising (Bobby Martin; Charles Collins; Dennis Harris; Michael Foreman) 04:02
4  The New Killer Joe Rap (Benny Golson; Bobbie Golson) 02:40
5  The New Killer Joe (Benny Golson; Bobbie Golson) 05:45
6  I’ll Do It All With You (Benny Golson) 05:40
7  Easy All Day Long (Bobby Martin; Benny Golson) 06:35
8  Timbale Rock (Benny Golson) 06:40
9  Tomorrow, Paradise (Benny Golson) 02:05

Media

Musicians

1 Hesitation

BassMichael Foreman
DrumsCharles Collins
GuitarBobby Eli
GuitarDennis Harris
GuitarRoland Chambers
KeyboardsRon Kersey
FluteErnie Watts
SaxErnie Watts
TrumpetBobby Bryant
PercussionLarry Washington
Background VocalsBarbara Ingram
Background VocalsCarla Benson
Background VocalsEvette Benton


2 Walkin’ And Stalkin’

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsBenny Golson
KeyboardsBobby Lyle
FluteErnie Watts
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxErnie Watts
TrumpetBobby Bryant
PercussionBenny Golson
PercussionPancho Sanchez
Background VocalsBrenda Gooch
Background VocalsJan Jones
Background VocalsMortonette Jenkins


3 Love Uprising

BassMichael Foreman
DrumsCharles Collins
GuitarBobby Eli
GuitarDennis Harris
GuitarRoland Chambers
KeyboardsRon Kersey
FluteErnie Watts
SaxErnie Watts
TrumpetBobby Bryant
PercussionLarry Washington
Background VocalsBarbara Ingram
Background VocalsCarla Benson
Background VocalsEvette Benton


4 The New Killer Joe Rap

BassMichael Foreman
DrumsCharles Collins
GuitarBobby Eli
GuitarDennis Harris
KeyboardsBenny Golson
PercussionLarry Washington


5 The New Killer Joe

BassMichael Foreman
DrumsCharles Collins
GuitarBobby Eli
GuitarDennis Harris
KeyboardsBenny Golson
TrumpetChuck Findley
PercussionLarry Washington
Background VocalsBrenda Gooch
Background VocalsJan Jones


6 I’ll Do It All With You

BassMichael Foreman
DrumsCharles Collins
GuitarDennis Harris
GuitarGreg Poree
GuitarRoland Chambers
TrumpetBobby Bryant
KeyboardsBenny Golson


7 Easy All Day Long

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarGreg Poree
KeyboardsBenny Golson
KeyboardsBobby Lyle
TrumpetBobby Bryant
Background VocalsLinda Evans
Background VocalsMortonette Jenkins
PercussionPancho Sanchez


8 Timbale Rock

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsBobby Lyle
TrumpetBobby Bryant
PercussionPancho Sanchez
PercussionWillie Bobo


9 Tomorrow, Paradise

Fender RhodesBenny Golson

Other Musicians

SaxBenny Golson
TromboneMaurice Spears
TromboneBritt Woodman
TromboneFrank Rosolino
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TrumpetAl Aarons
TrumpetBuddy Childers

Strings

Concertmaster – Paul Shure
Cello – Armand Kaproff, Edgar Lustgarten
Viola – Allan Harshman, David Schwartz, Pamela Goldsmith, Rollice Dale
Violin – Betty LaMagna, Bonnie Douglas, Elliott Fisher, Israel Baker, James Getzoff, Janice Gower, Murray Adler, Nathan Kaproff, Robert Sushel, William Henderson

Liner Notes

Producer – Benny Golson, Bobby Martin
Arranged By – Bobby Martin (Tracks 1, 3)
Arranged By – Benny Golson (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Mixed By – Peter Romano
Illustration – Pencil Pushers Inc

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment
Copyright (c) – Vocalion Ltd