Roy Ayers A Tear to a Smile

A Tear to a Smile
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1975
  • Label: Universal I.S.

Tracks:

  • 1.2000 Black
  • 2.Magic Lady
  • 3.Show Us a Feeling
  • 4.Ebony Blaze
  • 5.Time and Space
  • 6.No Question
  • 7.The Way of the World
  • 8.Old One Two, The (Move to Groove)
  • 9.Miles (Love's Silent Dawn)
  • 10.A Tear to a Smile

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Personnel: Roy Ayers (vocals, piano, organ, Moog synthesizer, vibraphone); Terry Burrell, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edwin Birdsong, Debbie Darby, Carolyn Byrd, Wayne Garfield, Debbie Burrell (vocals); Calvin Brown, Jerry Friedman (guitar); Alexander Foster, Richard Clay (soprano saxophone); Seldon Powell (tenor saxophone); Babe Clarke (baritone saxophone); Jimmy Owens, Jon Faddis (trumpet); Ronald Moseley, Harry Whitaker, Carl Clay, Onaje Allan Gumbs (electric piano); William Allen (Moog synthesizer); Dennis Davis , Bernard "Pretty" Purdie (drums); Chano O'Ferral (congas, percussion).
Liner Note Author: Dean Rudland.
Photographer: Joel Brodsky.
Arrangers: Carl Clay; Wayne Garfield; Roy Ayers; William Allen.
The tipping point of the Roy Ayers catalog, A TEAR TO A SMILE represents the vibist's abandonment of the pioneering jazz-funk ethos of his previous Ubiquity LPs in favor of a slicker, more commercial approach. Recorded in collaboration with vocalists including Dee Dee Bridgewater and Edwin Birdsong, the record is at most an above-average disco release. However, a few cuts capture the fire and innovation of old--"2000 Black" and "The Old One-Two (Move to Groove)" being two undeniably impressive standouts.

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  • Sales Rank: 64,027
  • UPC: 044006562025
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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