1986 Jeff Berlin – Pump It!

Pump It! is the second solo album by Jeff Berlin, released in 1986 on Passport Jazz.

Jeff Berlin (born Queens, New York, January 17, 1953) is an American jazz fusion electric bass player, best known for playing and recording with Bill Bruford’s band in the late 1970s.
Jeff Berlin originally played violin for 10 years, but seeing The Beatles inspired him to play bass. He then attended Berklee College of Music to study bass.

Tracks

1  Pump It! (Jeff Berlin ) 05:57
2  Joe Frazier (Jeff Berlin ) 06:12
3  All The Greats (Jeff Berlin ) 06:43
4  Bach (Jeff Berlin ) 04:47
5  Crossroads (Robert Johnson ) 05:46
6  Freight Train Shuffle (Jeff Berlin ) 04:52
7  Manos De Piedra (Jeff Berlin; Ron Reinhardt ) 04:43

Musicians

1 Pump It!

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
PercussionBrad Dutz
VocalsBuddy Miles


2 Joe Frazier

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
PercussionBrad Dutz
Background VocalsChris Hughes
Background VocalsBryan Rutter


3 All The Greats

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
Tom Tom (Solo)Jeffrey Porcaro
PercussionBrad Dutz


4 Bach

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsClaire Fischer
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
PercussionBrad Dutz


5 Crossroads

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarPaul Gilbert
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
PercussionBrad Dutz
VocalsBuddy Miles


6 Freight Train Shuffle

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarPaul Gilbert
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
PercussionBrad Dutz


7 Manos De Piedra

BassJeff Berlin
DrumsTris Imboden
GuitarFrank Gambale
KeyboardsRon Reinhardt
PercussionBrad Dutz

Liner Notes

Producer – Jeffrey Weber
Co-producer – Jeff Berlin
Producer (Executive) – Jim Snowden
Arranged By – Ron Reinhardt (Track 4)
Arranged By – Jeff Berlin (Track 5)
Engineer – Gary Wagner, Gerry E Brown, Rik Pekkonen
Engineer (Assistant) – Larry Mah
Mastered By – Steve Hall
Mixed By – Alan Hirshberg
Mixed By (Assistant) – John Kearns
Recorded By – Gary Wagner, Gerry E Brown, Rik Pekkonen
Recorded By (Assistant) – Larry Mah

Artwork – Daved Levitan
Design, Art Direction – Kathleen Covert

Mastered At Future Disc
Mixed At Studio Sound Recorders
Recorded At Mad Hatter Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) Passport Records, Inc