1976 Jimmy McGriff – The Mean Machine

The Mean Machine is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy McGriff recorded in 1976 and released on the Groove Merchant label.

Tracks

1  It Feels So Nice (Do It Again) (Brad Baker; Lance Quinn) 07:10
2  The Mean Machine (Brad Baker; Joe Thomas) 06:02
3  Please Don’t Take Me Out (Brad Baker) 06:12
4  Get Back (John Lennon; Paul McCartney) 05:35
5  Overweight Shark Bait (Robert Kreinar) 04:45
6  Pogo’s Stick (Lance Quinn) 05:58

Musicians

BassBob Babbitt
DrumsJerry Marotta
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarCornell Dupree
GuitarJerry Friedman
GuitarLance Quinn
ClavinetJimmy McGriff
Fender RhodesJimmy McGriff
KeyboardsPat Rebillot
SynthesizerJimmy McGriff
FluteJoe Thomas
SaxLew Del Gatto
SaxJoe Thomas
TromboneTom Malone
TrumpetAlan Rubin
TrumpetJohn Frosk
CongasCarlos Martin
PercussionJim Maelen

Strings

Cello – Jesse Levy, Richard Locker
Viola – Julien Barber, Richard Maximoff
Violin – Alvin Rogers, Frederick Buldrini, Harold Kohon, John Pintavalle, Leo Kahn, Norman Carr, Richard Sorthomme, Tony Posk

Liner Notes

Producer – Sonny Lester
Arranged By – Brad Baker (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Lance Quinn (Tracks 1, 6)
Arranged By – Joe Thomas (Track 2)
Arranged By – Jimmy McGriff (Track 4)
Engineer (Recording) – Steve Friedman
Engineer (Remix) – Michael DeLugg
Mastered By – Al Brown

Photography – Chuck Stewart

Mastered At Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
Phonographic Copyright Groove Merchant International Inc