1985 Rodney Franklin – Skydance

Skydance is the sixth solo album by American jazz pianist/composer Rodney Franklin. It was released in 1985 on Columbia.

Tracks

1  Fiesta (Rodney Franklin; Paul Buckmaster; Stuart Dubey; Michael Carr) 05:03
2  Destiny (Diane Cornwall; Rodney Franklin; Keith Jones; Bob Macarsky) 04:38
3  Song For You (Rodney Franklin) 04:57
4  Children (Rodney Franklin; Paul Buckmaster; Lena Sunday) 05:00
5  One From The Heart (Rodney Franklin) 05:42
6  Skydance (Rodney Franklin; Paul Buckmaster) 04:54

Musicians

1 Fiesta

BassKuma Harada
Drums (Linn)Rodney Franklin
GuitarVic Lyton
SynthesizerRodney Franklin
SaxGerald Albright
TrumpetRaymond Lee Brown
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsTommy Funderburk
VocalsRodney Franklin


2 Destiny

BassKeith Jones
PianoRodney Franklin
SynthesizerRodney Franklin
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsOji


3 Song For You

BassKuma Harada
DrumsSimon Phillips
Fender RhodesRodney Franklin
PianoRodney Franklin
SynthesizerRodney Franklin
VocalsHoward Smith


4 Children

BassKeith Jones
Drums (Linn)Rodney Franklin
GuitarRay Gomez
SynthesizerRodney Franklin
SaxGerald Albright
TrumpetRaymond Lee Brown
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
VocalsDaryl Coley


5 One From The Heart

BassKeith Jones
DrumsSimon Phillips
Fender RhodesRodney Franklin
SynthesizerRodney Franklin
VocalsRodney Franklin
VocalsPhyllis St. James
VocalsLena Sunday


6 Skydance

BassKeith Jones
DrumsSimon Phillips
SynthesizerRodney Franklin
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsPhyllis St. James
VocalsLena Sunday
VocalsOji
VocalsRodney Franklin
VocalsPaul Buckmaster

Other Musicians

Children Choir – Solana Lord, Elijah CAnning, Crystal Soufer, Kelly Lambert, Jamaica Franklin, Brendan Berger, Aviva Porter, Mira Speare, Michael Schmidt, Derrick McKinney
Cello – Raymond Kelli, Dennis Karmazyn, George Annis, Steve Hammond
Viola – Alan Harshman, Dave Schwarz
Violin – Assa Drori, Dave Frasina, Sheldon Sanov, Israel Baker

Liner Notes

Producer – Paul Buckmaster, Rodney Franklin
Producer (Executive)- George Butler
Arranged By – Rodney Franklin (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Paul Buckmaster (Tracks 4, 6)
Concertmaster – Don Palmer (Track 3)
Engineer – Erik Zobler, Stuart Bruce
Mixed By – Erik Zobler
Recorded By – Stuart Bruce

Recorded At Madhatter Studio
Recorded At One On One Studios
Recorded At Sarm West Studios, London, England
Recorded At Sunset Sound Studio, Los Angeles, CA
Recorded At The Mix Room