Simba is an album by American jazz guitarist O’Donel Levy recorded in 1973 and released on the Groove Merchant label the following year. O’Donel “Butch” Levy (September 20, 1945 – March 14, 2016) was a rhythm & blues, funk and jazz guitarist from Baltimore, Maryland. He was brother of session drummer Stafford Levy.
The Sea Of Dirac is an album by Jun Fukamachi, released in 1977 on Kitty. Jun Fukamachi (May 21, 1946 – November 22, 2010) was a Japanese jazz fusion composer, arranger, keyboardist, and synthesizer player. Fukamachi played with The Brecker Brothers and Steve Gadd, among others, and released albums on Polydor and Toshiba in the […]
What’s Inside is the fourteenth studio album by British singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading. The album was written, arranged and produced by Armatrading, co-produced by David Tickle and recorded at the A&M Recording Studios in Hollywood. The strings were recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, with the Kronos Quartet’s contribution recorded at The Plant Recording Studios, Sausalito, […]
Come Upstairs is the ninth studio album by American singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released in 1980. It was the first of her three albums for Warner Bros. Records and it has a harder, more rock-oriented sound than her previous albums. Whereas those earlier records were prime examples of the singer-songwriter genre, with soft-rocking arrangements primarily built […]
“Jesse” is a song written and performed by Carly Simon and produced by Mike Mainieri. The song was the lead single from Simon’s ninth studio album, Come Upstairs (1980). The song is told in first-person about the narrator’s disdain for her former lover, Jesse, who has just moved back to town. She vows to have […]