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1706928862775.pngFuse One: Silk

CTI Records CTI 9006
Released 1981

A1: Silk 8:00​
A2: In Celebration Of The Human Spirit 9:08​
B1: Hot Fire 6:58​
B2: Sunwalk 9:15​

A1Silk
Bass – Stanley Clarke
Guitar – Eric Gale
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster
Percussion – Sammy Figueroa
Synthesizer – Todd Cochran
Tenor Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine
Trumpet – Tom Browne
Written-By, Arranged By, Drums – Ndugu*
Bass – Stanley Clarke
Guitar – Eric Gale
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster
Percussion – Sammy Figueroa
Synthesizer – Todd Cochran
Tenor Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine
Trumpet – Tom Browne
Written-By, Arranged By, Drums – Ndugu*
8:00
A2In Celebration Of The Human Spirit
Bass – Marcus Miller
Drums – Ndugu*
Flute – Dave Valentin
Guitar – Eric Gale
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster
Percussion – Manolo Badrena, Sammy Figueroa
Trumpet – Tom Browne
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Wynton Marsalis
Written-By, Arranged By, Bass – Stanley Clarke
Bass – Marcus Miller
Drums – Ndugu*
Flute – Dave Valentin
Guitar – Eric Gale
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster
Percussion – Manolo Badrena, Sammy Figueroa
Trumpet – Tom Browne
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Wynton Marsalis
Written-By, Arranged By, Bass – Stanley Clarke
9:08
B1Hot Fire
Bass – Stanley Clarke
Flute – Dave Valentin
Guitar – Eric Gale
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster
Percussion – Manolo Badrena, Sammy Figueroa
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Wynton Marsalis
Written-By, Arranged By, Drums – Ndugu*
Bass – Stanley Clarke
Flute – Dave Valentin
Guitar – Eric Gale
Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster
Percussion – Manolo Badrena, Sammy Figueroa
Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Wynton Marsalis
Written-By, Arranged By, Drums – Ndugu*
6:58
B2Sunwalk
Arranged By, Bass – Stanley Clarke
Drums – Ndugu*
Guitar – Eric Gale, George Benson
Percussion – Sammy Figueroa
Tenor Saxophone – Stanley Turrentine
Trumpet – Tom Browne
Written-By, Arranged By, Keyboards, Synthesizer – Ronnie Foster

Produced by: Creed Taylor
Recorded September 21-24, 1981 at Van Gelder Studios

"Fuse One is conceived as a forum in which major contemporary musicians
perform according to their own musical disciplines and interact without the
constraints that accompany leader responsibilities. Each player brings in
new compositions and ideas. C.T."









 
CTI-9004 was assigned to a reissue of a 7000-series CTI but was shelved.

CTI-9005 was unassigned.
 
I think this may have been the same sessions that produced the prior Fuse One record. Similiarly, there is nothing on here I would want to hear again. Upon thinking about it further, it feels as though the album is devoid of personality, and makes a good case for "supergroups" being anything but "super" when thrown together.
 
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