1984 The Kazu Matsui Project – Is That the Way to Your Heart

Is That the Way to Your Heart is the second album by The Kazu Matsui Project, released in 1984 on Lakeside Records.

Tracks

1  Is That the Way to Your Heart (Jeff Day) 04:50
2  Mystery Girl (Glen Ballard; Brock Walsh) 04:01
3  How to Handle Love (Jeff Day) 03:48
4  Let’s Pretend (Guy Thomas; Arlena Matza) 04:25
5  The Music Inside You (Steve Belkin; Patrick Matthews) 04:11
6  Song in Blue (Kohji Tamaki; Norman Dozier) 04:09
7  Ariana (Scott Martin) 04:54
8  Romantic Notions (Jeff Day) 04:27
9  Fireflies (Kazuvuki Ito; Kim Dodgson) 04:20
10  Don’t You Know That (Guy Thomas; Steve Wood) 04:08
11  Break Away Gently (John Barnes) 05:09

Media

Musicians

1 Is That The Way to Your Heart

GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
VocalsLamont Dozier


2 Mystery Girl

Electric DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
KeyboardsBill Meyers
GuitarCharles Johnson
HornsDave Boruff
HornsBrandon Fields
HornsGary Herbig
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsPhil Perry


3 How To Handle Love

BassNathan East
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
SaxMichael Acosta
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
VocalsPhillip Ingram


4 Let’s Pretend

GuitarGuy Thomas
Acoustic GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsGuy Thomas
KeyboardsBill Meyers
TrumpetJudd Miller
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
VocalsGreg Walker
VocalsLorrie Griffin


5 The Music Inside You

BassNathan East
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoRandy Waldman
SaxJoel Peskin
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
VocalsPhillip Ingram


6 Song In Blue

BassNathan East
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarGrant Geissman
KeyboardsRussell Ferrante
KeyboardsBill Meyers
VocalsLamont Dozier


7 Ariana

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsEd Greene
Acoustic GuitarScott Martin
KeyboardsBill Meyers
KeyboardsBarnaby Finch
FluteDave Boruff
FluteJoel Peskin
SaxDave Boruff
HornsSteve Madaio
HornsChuck Findley
HornsJohn Liotine
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
VocalsGreg Walker


8 Romantic Notions

Acoustic BassKevin Brandon
Acoustic GuitarDann Huff
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsDerek Nakamoto
KeyboardsBarnaby Finch
KeyboardsBill Meyers
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
VocalsMarva King


9 Fireflies

GuitarCharles Fearing
KeyboardsDerek Nakamoto
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsPhil Perry


10 Don’t You Know That

GuitarGuy Thomas
KeyboardsSteve Wood
KeyboardsGuy Thomas
PercussionMike Fisher
SaxMichael Acosta
ShakuhachiKazu Matsui
Background VocalsMaxine Anderson
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsMarlena Jeter
VocalsGuy Thomas


11 Break Away Gently

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsEd Greene
KotoKazue Kudo
KeyboardsJohn Barnes
KeyboardsDerek Nakamoto
FluteKazu Matsui
PercussionMike Fisher
VocalsMarva King

Liner Notes

Producer – Kazu Matsui
Producer (Executive) – Harry Kaneko
Arranged By – Bill Cuomo (Track 1)
Arranged By – Bill Meyers (Track 2)
Arranged By – Randy Waldman (Tracks 3, 5)
Arranged By – Guy Thomas (Tracks 4, 9)
Arranged By – Robben Ford (Tracks 6, 7)
Arranged By – Scott Martin (Track 7)
Arranged By – John Barnes (Tracks 8, 11)
Arranged By – Derek Nakamoto (Track 9)
Arranged By – Steve Wood (Track 10)
Arranged By (Horns) – Bill Meyers (Track 7)
Engineer (Recording) – Alan Hirshberg, Les Brockman
Engineer (Assistant) – Paul Larson, David Koenig
Mastered By – Eddie Schreyer
Mixed – Alan Hirshberg
Recording (Additional) – Hal Helleman, Bobv Macias

Cover Design – Kazuya Enomoto
Photography – Pete Sakoutos, Masashi Kudo

Mastered At Capitol Mastering
Recorded At Studio Sound Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) Passport Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) Passport Records, Inc.