1976 Joe Thomas – Feelin’s From Within

Feelin’s From Within is an album by flautist Joe Thomas, released in 1976.

Joe Thomas (May 31, 1933 in Newark, NJ, died July 26, 2017 in Orange, NJ) was an American jazz/funk flautist and occasional saxophonist and was also known as The Ebony Godfather.


1  Funky Fever (Jerry Friedman) 07:26
2  Feelin’s From Within (Brad Baker; Lance Quinn) 06:59
3  Polarizer (Brad Baker; Joe Thomas; Lance Quinn) 05:34
4  Coco (Bob Babbitt) 06:09
5  Galaxy Dreamin’ (Brad Baker; Lance Quinn) 05:55
6  Venus (Brad Baker) 08:20



BassBob Babbitt
DrumsGary Mure
GuitarJerry Friedman
GuitarLance Quinn
KeyboardsPat Rebillot
SynthesizerBarry Miles
PercussionJim Maelen
FluteJoe Thomas
SaxJoe Thomas
SaxGeorge Young
SaxLew Delgatto
SaxMichael Brecker
TromboneBarry Rogers
TromboneDavid Taylor
TrumpetAlan Rubin
TrumpetJon Faddis
TrumpetLew Soloff

Other Musicians

1 Funky Fever

Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsDavid Lasley

6 Venus

DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarJeff Mironov


Cello – Jesse Levy, Kermit Moore
Viola – Julien Barber, Seymour Berman
Violin – Carol Webb, Harold Kohon, Harry Cykman, Harry Glickman, Harry Lookofsky, John Pintavalle, Norman Carr, Peter Dimitriades, Richard Sortomme, Tony Posk

Liner Notes

Producer – Sonny Lester
Arranged By – Brad Baker(Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Jerry Friedman (Track 1)
Arranged By – Lance Quinn (Tracks 2, 3, 5)
Arranged By – Joe Thomas (Track 3)
Arranged By – Bob Babbitt (Track 4)
Conductor (Orchestra) – Brad Baker
Engineer (Recording, Mix) – Tony Bongiovi
Mastered By – Ray Janos
Supervised By (Music Supervisor) – Lance Quinn
Technician (Music Preparation) – Oscar Jaimes

Design – Ron Levine
Photography By (Front & Back Cover) – Lee Marshall
Photography By (Inside) – Chuck Stewart

Record Company – Pickwick International, Inc.
Distributed By – P.I.P. Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Groove Merchant International, Inc.
Recorded At – Mediasound
Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
Published By – Sonny Lester Music Publishing Co.
Published By – Chappell Music Co.