Catching the Sun »— 1980
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Tracks

  1. Catching The Sun (4:42) – Jay Beckenstein
  2. Cockatoo (4:04) – (Beckenstein, Schuman, Konikoff, Catallo, Kurzdorfer & Velez)
  3. Autumn of Our Love (5:09) – Jeremy Wall
  4. Laser Material (4:59) – Tom Schuman
  5. Percolator (2:28) – Jay Beckenstein
  6. Philly (4:18) – Jim Kurzdorfer
  7. Lovin’ You (4:41) – Chet Catallo
  8. Here Again (4:56) – Jay Beckenstein
  9. Safari (4:52) – Jeremy Wall
Produced by:Jay Beckenstein and Richard Calandra of Crosseyed Bear Productions for Amherst Records
Assistant Producer: Jeremy Wall

Recorded at: Secret Sound Studio, New York, NY
Mixed at: Secret Sound Studio, New York, NY
Engineers: Michael Barry, Jack Malken
Assistant Engineer: Jason Corsaro

Mastered by: Bob Ludwig at MasterDisk, New York City

Musicians and Vocalists:

1. Catching The Sun

Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones, Fender Rhodes
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizers
Chet Catallo – Electric Guitar Solos
Jim Kurzdorfer – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Gerardo Velez – Percussion
Jeremy Wall – Synthesizers, Effects
John Tropea – Electric Rythm Guitar
Hiram Bullock – Acoustic & Electric Guitar
David Samuels – Marimba, Steel Drums
Rubens Bassini – Congas, Percussion
Randy Brecker – Trumpet Solo

2. Cockatoo
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones, Percussion
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer Solos
Chet Catallo – Rhythm Guitar
Will Lee – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Gerardo Velez – Percussion, Bongos
Jeremy Wall – Percussion
Richard Calandra – Percussion
Randy Brecker – Trumpet Solo

3. Autumn of Our Love
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes
Chet Catallo – Electric Rhythm Guitar
Jim Kurzdorfer – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Jeremy Wall – Synthesizers
John Tropea – Acoustic Guitar, Guitar Solo
Rubens Bassini – Congas

4. Laser Material
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizers & Effects
Chet Catallo – Rhythm Guitar
Will Lee – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Gerardo Velez – Percussion
Richard Calandra – Tambourine
John Tropea – Rhythm Guitar, Guitar Solo
David Samuels – Marimba
Steve Nathan – Clavinet
Randy Brecker – Trumpet Solo

5. Percolator
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizers
Chet Catallo – Guitar
Will Lee – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Gerardo Velez – Percussion
Hiram Bullock – Rhythm & Lead Guitars
David Samuels – Marimba, Vibraphones
Rubens Bassini – Percussion

6. Philly
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophone
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Acoustic Piano, Synthesizer
Chet Catallo – Guitar Solo
Jim Kurzdorfer – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
John Tropea – Rhythm Guitar
Rubens Bassini – Congas
Barry Rogers – Trombone

7. Lovin’ You (Interlude)/Lovin’ You (for Christine)
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones, Synthesizer
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer Solo
Chet Catallo – Guitars
Will Lee – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Jeremy Wall – String Synthesizer
Rubens Bassini – Percussion

8. Here Again
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Acoustic Piano
Chet Catallo – Electric Guitars
Jim Kurzdorder – Bass
Eli Konikorr – Drums
Gerardo Velez – Bongos, Percussion
Jeremy Wall – Synthesizer
John Tropea – Acoustic Guitar
David Samuels – Vibraphone
Rubens Bassini – Congas, Percussion

9. Safari
Jay Beckenstein – Saxophones
Tom Schuman – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer Solo
Will Lee – Bass
Eli Konikoff – Drums
Gerardo Velez – Percussion
Jeremy Wall – Synthesizers
Hiram Bullock – Guitars
David Samuels – Marimba, Vibraphone
Rubens Bassini – Congas, Percussion
Barry Rogers – Trombone

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Horn Section:
Jay Beckenstein – Alto Saxophone
Bob Malach – Tenor Saxophone
Randy Brecker – Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tom Malone – Trombone

Horn section arranged by: Jeremy Wall with assistance from Jay Beckenstein

String Section:
Harry Lookofsky – Concertmaster, 1st Violin
Peter Dimitriades – Violin
Lewis Eley – Violin
Harold Kohon – Violin
Charles Libove – Violin
David Nadien – Violin
Matthew Raimondi – Violin
Richard Sortomme – Violin
Jesse Levy – Cello
Chares McCracken – Cello
Alan Schulman – Cello

Strings arranged and conducted by: Jeremy Wall

Synthesizer programming by: Jeremy Wall, Tom Schuman and Steve Nathan