1974 Gene Harris – Astralsignal

Astral Signal is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded in 1975 by the jazz keyboard player Gene Harris.

Harris covered the Chicago tune “Beginnings” on this album, one of the very few times that Harris can be heard as lead vocalist.


1  Prelude () 01:40
2  Summer (The First Time) (Bobby Goldsboro) 03:21
3  Rebato Summer (Jerry Peters) 00:34
4  I Remember Summer (Jerry Peters) 02:03
5  Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey (Sylvester Stewart) 03:43
6  Losalamitoslatinfunklovesong (Jerry Peters) 03:10
7  My Roots (JK Abernathy) 04:20
8  Green River (John Fogerty) 03:04
9  Beginnings (Robert Lamm) 05:53
10  Feeling You, Feeling Me Too! (Alex Brown; Monk Higgins) 01:59
11  Higga-Boom (Harvey Mason Sr) 06:00
12  Love Talkin’ (Jerry Peters) 04:49



BassChuck Rainey
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDavid T Walker
GuitarSidney Muldrow
GuitarJohn Rowin
KeyboardsJerry Peters
SaxErnie Watts
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TrumpetOscar Brashear
MusicianKeg Johnson
MusicianJim Shifflett
Background VocalsAnn Esther
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters
Background VocalsLuther Waters
Background VocalsLynn Mack
Background VocalsTrisha Chamberlain

Other Musicians

9  Beginnings

VocalsGene Harris

Liner Notes

Producer – Jerry Peters, Keg Johnson, Jim Shifflett
Producer (Executive) – George Butler
Arranged By – Gene Harris (Track 7)
Arranged By – Harvey Mason Sr, Jerry Peters (Track 11)
Engineer – Gilmar Fortis, Jim Shifflett
Mastered By – Bill Lazerus, Jim Shifflett
Mixed By – Jim Shifflett
Technician – Charlotte Politte

Art Direction – Bob Cato
Photography By – Kenny Dorr

Mastered At Angel City Sound
Mixed At Music Recorders, Inc.
Recorded At The Village Recorder
Phonographic Copyright (p) United Artists Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) United Artists Records, Inc.