Mike Mandel Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: Spring 1978
Location: Vanguard 23rd Street Studios, New York City
Label: Vanguard

Mike Mandel (ldr), Lou Marini, David Sanborn (as), Gary Anderson, Alex Foster, George Young (ts), Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff (t, fh), Barry Rogers [2] (tb), Dave Taylor (btb), Burt Jones, Steve Khan, Darryl Thompson (g), Mike Mandel (p, ep, org, syn), Wilbur Bascomb, Jr., John Lee (eb), Gerry Brown, Chris Parker (d), Erroll 'Crusher' Bennett, Chris Hills (per)

a. a-01    Pyramids - 6:01  (Mike Mandel) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
b. a-02    Just The Way You Are - 5:14  (Billy Joel) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
c. a-03    Elephant And Castle - 5:20  (Mike Mandel) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
d. b-01    Peg - 3:52  (Donald Fagen, Walter Becker) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
e. b-02    As Fine As You Are - 5:37  (Mike Mandel) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
f. b-03    Jupiter Finger - 5:05  (Mike Mandel) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
g. b-04    Another Kind Of Spring - 4:39  (Mike Mandel) / arr: Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone
All titles on:      Vanguard LP 12": VSD 79409 — Sky Music   (1978)

Lou Marini (as) on d-g; Alex Foster (ts) on a-c; Jon Faddis (t) on a-c; (fh) on a-c; Lew Soloff (t) on a-c; (fh) on a-c; Barry Rogers [2] (tb) on d-g; Dave Taylor (btb) on a-c; Burt Jones (g) on c; Darryl Thompson (g) on c; Wilbur Bascomb, Jr. (eb) on b, e-f; John Lee (eb) on a, c-d, g; Gerry Brown (d) on b-e; Chris Parker (d) on a, f-g.


Date: 1980
Location: New York City
Label: Vanguard

Mike Mandel (ldr), Gerry Niewood (f, as), Bob Berg, Houston Person (ts), George Young (ts, bar), Jon Faddis, Alan Rubin (t), Barry Rogers [2] (tb), Howard Johnson (tu), Steve Khan, Jeff Layton (g), Mike Mandel (p, ep, org, syn), Wilbur Bascomb, Jr. (eb), Brian Brake (d)

a. a-01    Don't Cha Give Up - 5:30  (Mike Mandel, Jack Perricone)
b. a-02    Woman Of Truth And Future - 6:01  (Mike Mandel)
c. a-03    Indians - 4:36  (Mike Mandel)
d. b-01    Old Time, New Town, Up Your Avenue Stomp - 5:26  (Mike Mandel)
e. b-02    The Glider - 6:41  (Mike Mandel)
f. b-03    Times Square - 5:25  (Mike Mandel)
All titles on:      Vanguard LP 12": VSD 79437 — Utopia Parkway   (1980)

Gerry Niewood (f) on b; (as) on e; Bob Berg (ts) on c, f; Houston Person (ts) on a, d; George Young (ts) on f; (bar) on d; Jon Faddis (t) on d, f; Alan Rubin (t) on d, f; Barry Rogers [2] (tb) on d, f; Howard Johnson (tu) on d; Jeff Layton (g) on a, d.

LP issue gives no recording date - 1980 is issue date.

Additional personnel (voc) on a unknown.