Herbie Mann Bird In A Silver Cage / Fire Island

Bird In A Silver Cage / Fire Island
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2 Original LPs on 1 CD

CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album #1: Atlantic 18209 (1976)
  • Original Album #2: Atlantic 19112 (1977)

Description by OLDIES.com:

Among the stunning instrumentals included in this set are "Summer Strut," "Welcome Sunrise," and "Birdwalk." This is the first time that these original Atlantic albums are available on compact disc.


  • 1.Bird In A Silver Cage
  • 2.Aria
  • 3.Fly, Robin, Fly
  • 4.Birdwalk
  • 5.Years Of Love
  • 6.The Piper
  • 7.Rhythmatism
  • 8.Once I Had A Love
  • 9.Summer Strut
  • 10.Welcome Sunrise
  • 11.In The Summertime
  • 12.You Are The Song
  • 13.Flute Love

Product Description:

2 LPs on 1 CD: BIRD IN A SILVER CAGE (1976)/FIRE ISLAND (1977).
Personnel includes: Herbie Mann (flutes); Penny McLean (vocals); Jerry Friedman, Kenny Mazur (guitar); Sylvester Levay, Tom Coppola (keyboards);
Wilbur Bascomb (bass); Alan Schwartzberg, Jimmy Young (drums); Sammy Figueroa, Armen Halburian (percussion).
Fire Island: Carmine Calabro, Jr. (vocals, Clavinet, synthesizer); Googie Coppola, Arnold McCuller (vocals).
Producers: Sylvester LeVay, Michael Kunze, Herbie Mann.
Recorded at Union Studios, Munich, Germany and CI Recording Studios, New York, New York. Originally released on Atlantic Records.
Personnel: Herbie Mann (flute); Googie Coppola, Arnold McCuller (vocals, background vocals); Joe Spector, Kenny Mazur, Nick Woodland, Jerry Friedman (guitar); Jaroslav Jakabovic (baritone saxophone); Alan Rubin, Lew Soloff (trumpet); Sam Burtis (trombone); Carmine L. Calabro, Jr. (Clavinet, synthesizer); Silvester Levay, Tom Coppola (keyboards); Jimmy Young , Allan Schwartzberg, Martin Harrison (drums); Sammy Figueroa (congas, percussion); Elmer Louis, Armen Halburian (percussion); Jerry Rix, Munich Studio Choir (background vocals).
Audio Remixer: Bobby Warner.
Recording information: Atlanta Studios, NY, NY; CI Recording Studios, NY, NY; Union Studios, Munich, Germany.
Director: Fritz Sonnleitner.
Arrangers: Carmine L. Calabro, Jr.; Silvester Levay.
This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out of print Herbie Mann LPs: Bird in a Silver Cage and Fire Island, originally issued in 1976 and 1977, respectively. These 13 jazz-pop tracks include "Summer Strut," "Fly Robin Fly," and "Bird in a Silver Cage." This is an enjoyable reissue from Mann's massive catalog on Atlantic Records, but most listeners would be better served with one of the many compilations in print. ~ Al Campbell
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  • Sales Rank: 51,922
  • UPC: 090431682623
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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