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Title: Mister Magic
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Mister Magic is the fourth album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington J. released in February 1975. The album topped both the soul and jazz albums chart and peaked at number ten on the pop chart.
Overall, Mister Magic is a magic moment in the Grover Washington, Jr. discography that has stood the test of time.
Complete your Grover Washington, Jr. collection.
This is one of Grover Washington, J. s best-loved recordings and considered a classic of r&bish jazz. All four songs (which includes Billy Strayhorn's "Passion Flower") are quite enjoyable but it is "Mister Magic" that really caught on as a major hit. Bob James provided the colorful if somewhat commercial arrangements, there are spots for guitarist Eric Gale, and Washington (mostly on tenor and soprano) is heard in particularly creative form.
This 1975 release is a masterpiece of soul jazz, with keyboardist Bob James providing the arrangements for Grover Washington's emotive saxophones . This was delivered quickly and brings back one of the most popular of Grover Washington "Me Magic". Brings back memories that every neighborhood band practiced this famous piece.
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Grover Washington Jr. Released February 7, 1975. Mister Magic Tracklist. 1. Earth Tones Lyrics. 2. Passion Flower Lyrics. 3. Mister Magic Lyrics. 4. Black Frost Lyrics. Producers Creed Taylor. Writers Grover Washington Jr. Bass Gary King & Phil Upchurch. More Grover Washington Jr. albums. Show all albums by Grover Washington Jr.
Grover Washington, Jr. Mister Magic, 1974. Grover Washington, Jr. Earth Tones, 12:23. Passion Flower, 05:36.
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Bass – Phil Upchurch
- Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
- Arranged By, Conductor, Piano, Piano [Electric] – Bob James
- Baritone Saxophone – Phil Bodner
- Bass – Gary King (tracks: A2 to A4)
- Bass Trombone – Tony Studd
- Cello – Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken
- Drums – Harvey Mason
- Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
- Guitar – Eric Gale
- Percussion – Ralph MacDonald
- Producer – Creed Taylor
- Tenor Saxophone – Jerry Dodgion
- Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Grover Washington, Jr.
- Trombone – Wayne Andre
- Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm
- Viola – Al Brown*, Manny Vardi*
- Violin – David Nadien, Harold Kohon, Harry Glickman, Harry Lookofsky, Joe Malin, Matthew Raimondi, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman
NotesRecorded at Van Gelder Studios, November 1974
Original Kudu version
|KU 20||Grover Washington, Jr.||Mister Magic (LP, Album)||Kudu||KU 20||US||1975|
|KU 20||Grover Washington, Jr.||Mister Magic (CD, Album)||Kudu||KU 20||South Africa||1995|
|M5 175 LC||Grover Washington, Jr.||Mister Magic (Cass)||Motown||M5 175 LC||US||1992|
|KU-20||Grover Washington, Jr.||Mister Magic (LP, Album)||Kudu||KU-20||Canada||1975|
|M 175||Grover Washington Jr.*||Mister Magic (LP, Album, RE)||Motown||M 175||Canada||1981|