1982 Chuck Cissel – If I Had The Chance

If I Had The Chance is the second and last solo album by Chuck Cissel, released in 1982.

Charles “Chuck” Cissel (born October 3, 1948) is an American singer, dancer, director, choreographer and producer. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma, and was one of the first African Americans to graduate from the university’s fine arts school. He was the CEO of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame from 2000–2009 and is now the Artistic Director of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, which is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Tracks

1  If I Had The Chance (David Lasley; Willie Wilcox) 04:20
2  All I See Is You (Gino Cunico; Harvey Scales; William Henderson) 04:05
3 Night Miracles (Kenny Nolan) 04:39
4  Love’s Grown Deep (Kenny Nolan) 03:48
5  Possessed (Chuck Cissel; Tony Coleman) 06:27
6  Love Is Missing From Our Lives (Tony Hester) 04:47
7  Understanding Man (Gary Swann; Peter Roberts) 04:20
8  Dance Away The Pain (John Barnes) 05:20

Media

Musicians

1 If I Had The Chance

BassNathan East
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarDonald Griffin
SaxGerald Albright
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
Background VocalsBilly Griffin
VocalsMarva King
VocalsChuck Cissel


2 All I See Is You

BassNathan East
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarDonald Griffin
SaxGerald Albright
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
Background VocalsBilly Griffin
Background VocalsMarva King
VocalsChuck Cissel


3 Night Miracles

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarGreg Poree
GuitarMarlo Henderson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarSpencer Bean
GuitarTodd Cochran
GuitarWali Ali
KeyboardsJoseph Joubert
OrganKossi Gardner
PianoJoel Scott
SynthesizerEd Walsh
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
VibraphoneGary Coleman
PercussionJim Maelen
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsLuther Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
Background VocalsTasha Thomas
Background VocalsUllanda McCullough
VocalsChuck Cissel


4 Love’s Grown Deep

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsJoe Blocker
GuitarGreg Poree
GuitarMarlo Henderson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarSpencer Bean
GuitarTodd Cochran
GuitarWali Ali
KeyboardsJoseph Joubert
OrganKossi Gardner
PianoJoel Scott
SynthesizerEd Walsh
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
VibraphoneGary Coleman
PercussionJim Maelen
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsLuther Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
Background VocalsTasha Thomas
Background VocalsUllanda McCullough
VocalsChuck Cissel


5 Possessed

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsNate Neblett
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarDavid Williams
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsBenjamin Wright
KeyboardsTony Coleman
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAlice Sanderson
Background VocalsCleo Kennedy
Background VocalsLouis Price
Background VocalsMarie Marsh
Background VocalsMortonette Jenkins
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
Background VocalsVesta White
VocalsChuck Cissel


6 Love Is Missing From Our Lives

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsNate Neblett
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarDavid Williams
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsBenjamin Wright
KeyboardsTony Coleman
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAlice Sanderson
Background VocalsCleo Kennedy
Background VocalsLouis Price
Background VocalsMarie Marsh
Background VocalsMortonette Jenkins
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
Background VocalsVesta White
VocalsChuck Cissel


7 Understanding Man

BassJames Jamerson Jr
DrumsNate Neblett
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarDavid Williams
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsBenjamin Wright
KeyboardsTony Coleman
SynthesizerDean Gant
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsAlice Sanderson
Background VocalsCleo Kennedy
Background VocalsLouis Price
Background VocalsMarie Marsh
Background VocalsMortonette Jenkins
Background VocalsPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
Background VocalsVesta White
VocalsChuck Cissel


8 Dance Away The Pain

BassNathan East
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarDonald Griffin
SynthesizerJohn Barnes
SaxGerald Albright
Background VocalsBilly Griffin
Background VocalsMarva King
VocalsChuck Cissel

Liner Notes

Producer– John Barnes (Tracks 1, 2, 8)
Producer – Kenny Nolan (Tracks 3, 4)
Producer – Benjamin Wright (Tracks 5, 6)
Arranged By – Gene Dozier (Tracks 3, 4)
Arranged By (Strings, Horns, Rhythm) – John Barnes (Tracks 1, 2, 8)
Arranged By (Strings, Horns) – Benjamin Wright (Tracks 5, 6)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Tony Coleman (Tracks 5, 6)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Benjamin Wright (Tracks 7)
Concertmaster – Ray Brown (Tracks 1, 2, 8)
Concertmaster – Janice Gower (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Conductor – Gene Dozier (Tracks 3, 4)
Contractor – Ray Brown (Tracks 1, 2, 8)
Contractor (Horns) – John Stephens (Tracks 3, 4)
Contractor (Horns) – Fred Jackson (Tracks 5, 6, 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – Rick Clifford (Tracks 5, 6, 7)
Mixed By – Jimmy Simpson (Tracks 3, 4)
Mixed By – F Byron Clark (Tracks 5, 6, 7)
Recorded By – Barney Perkins (Tracks 1, 2, 8)
Recorded By – Ryan Ulyate (Tracks 3, 4)
Recorded By – F Byron Clark (Tracks 5, 6, 7)

Design – Maude Gilman
Photography By – Vincent Hughes Frye

Recorded At – Conway Studios
Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
Produced For – Metropolis Records
Mixed At – Kendun Recorders
Mixed At – Conway Studios