1984 Koinonia – Celebration

Celebration is a live album by the band Koinonia, released in 1984.

Koinonia was a band birthed from the fusion in jazz music, which occurred in the 1970s and 1980s, contributing to a new, more electrified and diverse genre called jazz-funk. Other notable pioneers in this genre were: The Crusaders, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Alphonse Mouzon, Chick Corea, Lee Ritenour, Azymuth, Eumir Deodato, Jeff Lorber, and Seawind.


1  Pilgrim’s Progression (Michael Omartian) 07:00
2  Hidden Beauty (Harlan Rogers) 04:49
3  Agapao (Alex Acuna) 01:27
4  Celebration (Abraham Laboriel Sr; Alex Acuna; Bill Maxwell) 06:28
5  Countin’ The Cost (Hadley Hockensmith) 06:38
6  Sno-Cone (Albert Collins) 05:19
7  From You (Abraham Laboriel Sr) 04:54
8  Goodbye – Means God Be With You (Abraham Laboriel Sr) 05:29
9  All The Time (Abraham Laboriel Sr) 04:18
10  Miracle (Hadley Hockensmith) 04:24



BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsAlex Acuna
DrumsBill Maxwell
GuitarHadley Hockensmith
KeyboardsHarlan Rogers
WoodwindsJusto Almario
PercussionBill Maxwell
PercussionAlex Acuna
VocalsAbraham Laboriel Sr

Liner Notes

Producer – Koinonia
Engineer – Keith Grant, Win Kutz
Engineer (Assistant) – Agne Thorstensson, Lennart Nilsson, Ray Leonard, Steve Ford, Todd Van Etten
Mastered By – Pounda, Steve Hall

Mastered At Future Disc
Mastered At Tape One
Mixed At Mama Jo’s
Mixed At Sound City Studios
Recorded At Scandinavium
Phonographic Copyright (p) The Sparrow Corporation
Copyright (c) The Sparrow Corporation