1975 Eumir Deodato – First Cuckoo

First Cuckoo is an album by Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger, and record producer Eumir Deodato. It was released in 1975 on MCA.

Tracks

1  Funk Yourself (Eumir Deodato) 04:14
2  Black Dog (Gene Page; John Paul Jones; Robert Plant) 04:15
3  Crabwalk (Eumir Deodato) 07:41
4  Adam’s Hotel (Marcos Valle) 03:39
5  Caravan / Watusi Strut (Duke Ellington; Iving Mills; Juan Tizol; Eumir Deodato) 11:37
6  Speak Low (Kurt Weill; Ogden Nash) 04:33
7  First Cuckoo (On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring) (Frederick Delius) 04:01

Musicians

1 Funk Yourself

BassWill Lee
DrumsNick Remo
GuitarHugh McCracken
GuitarJohn Tropea
ClavinetEumir Deodato
Electric PianoEumir Deodato
CongasRubens Bassini


2 Black Dog

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarElliott Randall
GuitarJohn Tropea
Electric PianoEumir Deodato
SaxLou Marini
CongasRubens Bassini
TambourineEumir Deodato


3 Crabwalk

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Gadd
PianoEumir Deodato
TrumpetJohn Gatchell
CowbellRubens Bassini


4 Adam’s Hotel

Electric PianoEumir Deodato
SynthesizerEumir Deodato
WhistleEumir Deodato
BongosRubens Bassini
MaracasRubens Bassini


5 Caravan / Watusi Strut

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarElliott Randall
GuitarJohn Tropea
ClavinetEumir Deodato
Electric PianoEumir Deodato
ClarinetLou Marini
CongasRubens Bassini


6 Speak Low

BassWill Lee
DrumsNick Remo
GuitarJohn Tropea
Electric PianoEumir Deodato
SaxLou Marini
CabasaRubens Bassini
CongasRubens Bassini


7 First Cuckoo (On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring)

ClarinetGeorge Marge
FluteHubert Laws
FluteLou Marini
FluteRomeo Penque

Other Musicians

FluteGeorge Marge
FluteHubert Laws
FluteLou Marini
FluteRomeo Penque
French HornBrooks Tillotson
French HornJim Buffington
TromboneSam Burtis
TromboneUrbie Green
TrumpetAlan Rubin
TrumpetJohn Gatchell
HornsTony Price

Strings

Bass – Russell Savakus
Cello – Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken, Kermit Moore
Viola – Alfred Brown, Julien Barber
Violin – David Nadien, Elliot Rosoff, Gene Orloff, Harry Cykman, Harry Lookofsky, Irving Spice, Max Ellen, Max Pollikoff, Selwart Clarke

Liner Notes

Producer – Eumir Deodato
Co-producer – Alberto Cacciola
Arranged By – Eumir Deodato
Conductor – Eumir Deodato
Coordinator – Dan Gershon
Engineer (Mixing) – Jeffrey Kawalek
Engineer (Recording) – Charlie Conrad, Jeffrey Kawalek
Engineer (Assistant) – Jim Bonnefond
Mastered By – Brian Ingoldsby

Photography – Carmine Macedonia

Recorded At House Of Music, West Orange, NJ
Phonographic Copyright MCA Records Inc
Copyright MCA Records