1979 Stix Hooper – The World Within

The World Within is the first solo album by drummer Stix Hooper, released in 1979 on MCA.

Nesbert “Stix” Hooper (born August 15, 1938) is an American drummer and founding member of The Crusaders.

Tracks

1  Brazos River Breakdown (Stix Hooper) 04:33
2  African Spirit (Stix Hooper) 05:34
3  Rum Or Tequila? (Stix Hooper) 04:03
4  Passion (Stix Hooper) 04:04
5  Cordon Bleu (Joe Sample) 06:35
6  Jasmine Breeze (Stix Hooper) 07:44
7  The Little Drummer Boy (Harry Simeone; Henry Onorati; Katherine Davis) 06:24

Musicians

1 Brazos River Breakdown

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBarry Finnerty
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
HornsJerry Hey
HornsKim Hutchcroft
HornsLarry Williams
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


2 African Spirit

DrumsStix Hooper
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsStix Hooper


3 Rum Or Tequila?

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBarry Finnerty
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
MarimbaBobby Hutcherson
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


4 Passion

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBarry Finnerty
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
SynthesizerTodd Cochran
FlugelhornJerry Hey
PercussionStix Hooper


5 Cordon Bleu

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarBarry Finnerty
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
AccordionFrank Marocco
PercussionStix Hooper
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


6 Jasmine Breeze

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRoland Bautista
ShakuhachiKazu Matsui
MarimbaBobby Hutcherson
PercussionStix Hooper


7 The Little Drummer Boy

BassAlphonso Johnson
Chapman StickAlphonso Johnson
DrumsStix Hooper
Guitar (solo)Barry Finnerty
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRoland Bautista
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
SynthesizerTodd Cochran
HornsJerry Hey
HornsKim Hutchcroft
HornsLarry Williams
MarimbaBobby Hutcherson
PercussionStix Hooper

Other Musicians

Liner Notes

Producer – Stix Hooper, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder
Producer (Executive) – Tom Hooper
Arranged By – Stix Hooper (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Arranged By – Joe Sample (Track 7)
Arranged By (Horns) – The Seawind Horns (Tracks 1, 7)
Engineer – Jeremy Smith
Engineer (Assistant) – Larry Rebhun, Sheridan Eldridge
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Jeremy Smith

Design – Rod Dyer, Vartan
Photography – Dick Zimmerman

Mastered At A&M Studios
Recorded At Hollywood Sound Recorders
Recorded At Cherokee Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) MCA Records, Inc
Copyright (c) MCA Records, Inc