1976 Cedar Walton – Beyond Mobius

Beyond Mobius is an album by pianist Cedar Walton recorded in 1976 and released on the RCA label.

Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. (January 17, 1934 – August 19, 2013) was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey’s band, The Jazz Messengers, before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. Several of his compositions have become jazz standards, including “Mosaic”, “Bolivia”, “Holy Land”, “Mode for Joe” and “Fantasy in D”.


1  Bad Luck (John Whitehead; Gene McFadden; Victor Carstarphen) 04:25
2  Low Rider (Jerry Goldstein; War) 06:27
3  Beyond Mobius (Cedar Walton) 05:24
4  Jive Talkin’ (Robin Gibb; Barry Gibb; Maurice Gibb) 04:41
5  Canadian Sunset (Eddie Heywood; Norman Gimbel) 05:23
6  The Girl With Discotheque Eyes (Cedar Walton; Mike Lipskin) 07:30
7  Lonely Cathedral (Cedar Walton) 06:22


BassGordon Edwards
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarCornell Dupree
KeyboardsCedar Walton
SynthesizerCedar Walton
FlugelhornBlue Mitchell
FlugelhornJon Faddis
FlugelhornBurt Collins
SaxFreddie Harris
SaxGeorge Marge
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
TromboneAlan Raph
TromboneWayne Andre
TrumpetJon Faddis
TrumpetBurt Collins
PercussionAngel Allende
Background VocalsAdrienne Albert
Background VocalsAlan Abrahams
Background VocalsMaeretha Stewart
Background VocalsMike Lipskin
Background VocalsYolanda McCullough

Other Musicians

1 Bad Luck

DrumsCharles Collins

2 Low Rider

DrumsCharles Collins
PercussionMike Lipskin

3 Beyond Mobius

DrumsJimmy Young

4 Jive Talkin’

DrumsCharles Collins

5 Canadian Sunset

DrumsCharles Collins
SynthesizerMike Lipskin

6 The Girl With Discotheque Eyes

DrumsJimmy Young
SynthesizerMike Lipskin

7 Lonely Cathedral

DrumsJimmy Young
PercussionMike Lipskin

8 Send My Baby Back

DrumsAl Foster


Strings – David Moore, Harry Cykman, Morris Sutow, Norman Carr

Liner Notes

Producer – Mike Lipskin
Arranged By (Horns) – Rod Levitt (Track 1, 4)
Arranged By (Horns) – Cedar Walton (Track 3, 7)
Arranged By (Strings) – Mike Lipskin, Rod Levitt
Conductor (Horns) – Rod Levitt (Track 1, 4)
Conductor (Horns) – Cedar Walton (Track 3, 7)
Conductor (Strings) – Mike Lipskin, Rod Levitt
Mixed By – Bob Simpson, Mike Lipskin
Recorded By – Bob Simpson, Jim Crotty

Art Direction – Acy Lehman
Artwork – Michael Kanarek

Mastered At RCA Studios, New York
Recorded At RCA Studios, New York
Copyright (c) RCA Records