1978 David Fathead Newman – Concrete Jungle

Concrete Jungle is an album by saxophonist David “Fathead” Newman recorded in 1977 and released on the Prestige label

David “Fathead” Newman (February 24, 1933 – January 20, 2009) was an American jazz and rhythm-and-blues saxophonist who made numerous recordings as a session musician and leader, but is best known for his work as a sideman on seminal 1950s and early 1960s recordings by singer-pianist Ray Charles.

Tracks

1  Knocks Me Off My Feet (Stevie Wonder) 03:58
2  Save Your Love For Me (Buddy Johnson) 05:21
3  Blues For Ball (Mccoy Tyner) 04:22
4  Dance Of The Honey Bee And The Funky Fly (William Fischer) 06:18
5  Concrete Jungle (Bob Marley) 07:27
6  Sun Seeds (David Fathead Newman) 05:18
7  Distant Lover (Gwen Gordy Fuqua; Marvin Gaye; Sandra Greene) 07:24

Musicians

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsIdris Muhammad
GuitarJay Graydon
KeyboardsPat Rebillot
PercussionBill Summers

Other Musicians

1 Knocks Me Off My Feet

Electric PianoPat Rebillot
FluteKenneth Harris
SaxDavid Fathead Newman
SaxClarence Thomas
SaxBabe Clark
TromboneEarl McIntyre
TrumpetJimmy Owens
TrumpetMilt Ward


2 Save Your Love For Me

PianoPat Rebillot
FluteKenneth Harris
SaxClarence Thomas
SaxDavid Fathead Newman
SaxBabe Clark
TromboneEarl McIntyre
TrumpetJimmy Owens
TrumpetMilt Ward


3 Blues For Ball

FluteKenneth Harris
SaxClarence Thomas
SaxDavid Fathead Newman
SaxBabe Clark
TromboneEarl McIntyre
TrumpetJimmy Owens
TrumpetMilt Ward


4 Dance Of The Honey Bee And The Funky Fly

Electric PianoPat Rebillot
Fender RhodesPat Rebillot
SaxDavid Fathead Newman


5 Concrete Jungle

Electric PianoPat Rebillot
FluteDavid Fathead Newman
FluteKenneth Harris
SaxClarence Thomas
SaxBabe Clark
TromboneEarl McIntyre
TrumpetJimmy Owens
TrumpetMilt Ward


6 Sun Seeds

PianoPat Rebillot
SaxDavid Fathead Newman


7 Distant Lover

Electric PianoPat Rebillot
Fender RhodesPat Rebillot
FluteKenneth Harris
SaxDavid Fathead Newman
SaxClarence Thomas
SaxBabe Clark
TromboneEarl McIntyre
TrumpetJimmy Owens
TrumpetMilt Ward

Strings

Cello – Kermit Moore (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7)
Strings – Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky, Kathryn Kienke, Regis Iandiorio, Sanford Allen, Yoko Matsuo (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7)
Viola – Alfred Brown, Linda Lawrence (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7)
Violin – Stanley Pollock, Tony Posk (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7)

Liner Notes

Producer – Orrin Keepnews, William Fischer
Arranged By – William Fischer
Conductor – William Fischer
Engineer (Additional Recording-strings) – Vince McGarry
Engineer (Assistant) – Wally Buck
Engineer (Recording) – Eddie Bill Harris
Mastered By – John Golden
Remix – Eddie Bill Harris

Art Direction – Phil Carroll
Artwork – Dennis Gassner, Roberto Morrison
Photography By – Phil Bray

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