1986 Randy Brecker & Eliane Elias – Amanda

Amanda is a collaborative studio album by Brazilian jazz artist Eliane Elias and trumpeter Randy Brecker, her then husband. The record was released in 1985 via the Passport Jazz label. The album is dedicated to their daughter, Amanda Elias Brecker. Shortly thereafter her solo career began, resulting in over twenty albums to date.

Tracks

1  Splash (Randy Brecker) 05:21
2  Para Nada (For Nothing) (Eliane Elias) 07:08
3  Pandamandium (Eliane Elias) 06:24
4  Samba De Bamba (Eliane Elias) 08:16
5  Amandamada (Eliane Elias) 04:45
6  Guaruja (Randy Brecker) 08:51

Musicians

1 Splash

BassWill Lee
Electronic DrumsChris Parker
GuitarJeff Mironov
KeyboardsEliane Elias
TrumpetRandy Brecker
Background VocalsEliane Elias


2 Para Nada (For Nothing)

BassMark Egan
DrumsDanny Gottlieb
Drums (Linn)Eliane Elias
Drums (Linn)Randy Brecker
KeyboardsEliane Elias
TrumpetRandy Brecker
VocalsEliane Elias


3 Pandamandium

BassWill Lee
DrumsDave Weckl
GuitarBarry Finnerty
GuitarBarry Finnerty
KeyboardsEliane Elias
SaxMichael Brecker
TrumpetRandy Brecker
PercussionManolo Badrena


4 Samba De Bamba

DrumsDanny Gottlieb
KeyboardsEliane Elias
FlugelhornRandy Brecker
FluteEliane Elias
TrumpetRandy Brecker
VocalsEliane Elias


5 Amandamada

BassWill Lee
DrumsDave Weckl
KeyboardsEliane Elias
SaxSadao Watanabe
FlugelhornRandy Brecker
FluteRandy Brecker
Background VocalsBarry Finnerty
Background VocalsEliane Elias
Background VocalsMichael Brecker
Background VocalsWill Lee
PercussionManolo Badrena


6 Guaruja

BassMark Egan
DrumsDanny Gottlieb
KeyboardsEliane Elias
TrumpetRandy Brecker

Liner Notes

Producer – Eliane Elias, Randy Brecker
Arranged By – Randy Brecker (Tracks 1, 6)
Arranged By – Eliane Elias (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Engineer – Scott Noll (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 6)
Engineer – Jon Fausty, Yoshihiro Suzuki (Tracks 3, 5)
Engineer (Second) – Jack Malken, Warren Bruleigh (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 6)
Engineer (Assistant) – Tom Gartland (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 6)
Engineer (Assistant) – Horacio Maluicino (Tracks 3, 5)

Art Direction – Kathleen Covert
Artwork – O
Design – Kathleen Covert
Photography – Paul D’Innocenzo

Mixed At Secret Sound
Mixed At Sound Ideas Studios
Recorded At Secret Sound
Recorded At Sound Ideas Studios
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