- Fantasy Warehouse Clearance Sale product may be specifically marked for one-way sale
- Released: April 20, 1996
- Label: OJC
- 1.Intimacy Of The Blues
- 2.Quiet Riots
- 3.Carnaby Street
- 4.Beyond Category
- 6.Open Your Window
- 7.Movin' On
- 8.Groove Blues
- 9.La Banda Grande
Personnel: Louie Bellson (drums); Don Menza, Pete Christlieb, Dick Spencer, Larry Covelli, Bill Byrne (saxophone); Blue Mitchell, Snooky Young, Bobby Shew, Dick Mitchell, Dick Cooper, Cat Anderson (trumpet); Nick DiMaio, Gil Falco, Ernie Tack, Mayo Tiana (trombone); Nat Pierce, Ross Tompkins (keyboards); Mitch Holder (guitar); John Williams (bass); Paulo Magalhaes, Dave Levine (percussion).
Recorded in Los Angeles, California on May 21 & 22, 1975. Includes liner notes by Leonard Feather.
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1992, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Personnel: Louie Bellson (drums, cymbals); Mitch Holder (guitar); Marquinhos (electric guitar); Walter Hack (violin); Hindenburgo V. Borges Pereira (cello); Don Menza (saxophone, tenor saxophone); Larry Covelli, Dick Spencer, Bill Byrne, Pete Christlieb (saxophone); Dick Mitchell, Dick Cooper, Snooky Young, Blue Mitchell, Bobby Shew, Cat Anderson (trumpet); Mayo Tiana, Gilbert Falco, Nick Dimaio, Ernie Tack (trombone); Nat Pierce, Ross Tompkins (piano, keyboards); Paulo Ferreira, Paulinho Magalhaes, Dave Levine (percussion); Jorjao, Ana Leuzinger (background vocals).
Audio Remasterer: Phil DeLancie.
Liner Note Author: Leonard Feather.
Recording information: Los Angeles, CA (05/21/1975-05/22/1975).
Photographer: Phil Stern.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Dick Mitchell; Don Menza; Paulo Ferreira; Dave Levine; Mayo Tiana; Gilbert Falco; Larry Corelli; Dick Spencer; Dick Cooper; John Williams ; Bill Byrne; Mitch Holder; Nat Pierce; Nick Dimaio; Pete Christlieb; Ross Tompkins; Snooky Young; Blue Mitchell; Ernie Tack; Cat Anderson.
A fine mid-'70s date that was both a showcase for Bellson's bombastic drumming and also a nice straight-ahead date with great contributions from Blue Mitchell, Snookey Young, Dick Mitchell and others. It's been reissued on CD. ~ Ron Wynn