1985 John Tropea – NY Cats Direct

NYC Cats Direct is the fifth solo album by guitarist John Tropea, released in 1985 (DMP).

Tracks

1  Free Lunch (John Tropea; Tom McFaul) 07:18
2  Moroccan Nights (John Tropea) 06:44
3  The Chant (George Young) 06:37
4  Mr. Music (Warren Bernhardt) 07:00
5  Honky Tonk (Part I) (Bill Doggett; Billy Butler; Clifford Scott; Shep Shepherd) 03:47
6  Just Blue (Dedicated to Rubens Bassini) (John Tropea) 08:20
7  NYC Direct (John Tropea) 07:26
8  Tamborine (John Tropea) 08:48
9  Super Ascension (John Tropea) 07:08

Musicians

1 Free Lunch

BassNeil Jason
DrumsAllan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
Fender RhodesTom McFaul
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
SaxLou Marini
PercussionJim Maelen


2 Moroccan Nights

BassNeil Jason
DrumsAllan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoRichard Tee
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
FluteGeorge Young
FluteLew Del Gatto
FluteLou Marini
PercussionJim Maelen


3 The Chant

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarJohn Tropea
GuitarDavid Spinozza
SynthesizerRichard Tee
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
SaxLou Marini
SaxGeorge Young
SaxLew Del Gatto
CongasJim Maelen
ShakerAllan Schwartzberg


4 Mr. Music

GuitarJohn Tropea
PianoWarren Bernhardt


5 Honky Tonk (Part I)

Drums (Linn)Allan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
OrganWarren Bernhardt
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt


6 Just Blue (Dedicated to Rubens Bassini)

BassNeil Jason
DrumsAllan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
GuitarJack Cavari
Fender RhodesDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
SaxGeorge Young
SaxLou Marini


7 NYC Direct

BassNeil Jason
DrumsAllan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
KeyboardsWarren Bernhardt
FluteGeorge Young
SaxLou Marini
PercussionJim Maelen


8 Tamborine

BassNeil Jason
DrumsAllan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarJack Cavari
Fender RhodesDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
PercussionJim Maelen


9 Super Ascension

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsSteve Gadd
Drums (Linn)Allan Schwartzberg
GuitarJohn Tropea
Fender RhodesRichard Tee
SynthesizerRichard Tee
SynthesizerWarren Bernhardt
SaxLou Marini
PercussionJim Maelen

Liner Notes

Producer – John Tropea, Tom Jung
Arranged By – John Tropea (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Arranged By – George Young, Lew Del Gatto (Track 3)
Arranged By – Warren Bernhardt (Track 4)
Arranged By – David Spinozza (Tracks 6, 8)
Edited By – John Tropea, Tom Jung
Engineer – Tom Jung
Engineer (Assistant) – Rebecca Everett, Scott James

Design – Jim Henderson
Photography – Ron Crofoot

Recorded At Clinton Recording Studio
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