Steve Gadd

Steve Gadd Yamaha DrumsMy first professional quality drumset was also a black, Yamaha Recording Custom drumset. They are really great drums, six-ply steam-bent birch wood shells with a nine coat, hand rubbed, piano lacquer finish and high tension lugs. They quickly became and remain today the industry standard of professional recording quality drums. Naturally you would think that these statistical details would be an important part of my decision to purchase such a fine musical instrument. But they were not, the fact is Steve Gadd played a black, Yamaha Recording Custom drumset, so I bought a black, Yamaha Recording Custom drumset!

In 1980-82 I went to a lot of shows by a Bay Area band called Merlin. Their drummer, Mark Mathias, was fabulous! His own drumming was an inspiration, and he introduced me to the musical drumming of Steve Gadd. It was the Chick Corea album The Leprechaun and I was absolutely blown away by the fast, intricate, precise and musical drumming. Within a few weeks I had purchased dozens of albums that Steve Gadd played on and like many others, I spent many, many hours learning to play like Gadd.

Steve Gadd was born in Rochester, New York, April 9, 1945. At 7 years old he started taking drum lessons, and by age 11 he performed with Dizzy Gillespie.

Steve studied music at Eastman College, Rochester, playing with the wind ensemble and concert bands. Nights saw him playing the local clubs with Chick Corea, Chuck Mangione, Joe Romano and Frank Pullara.

In 1972, he formed a trio with Tony Levin and Mike Holmes, and headed for New York. The trio wasn’t successful, but Gadd began working extensively as a session player. Through the 1970's and 1980's, he toured internationally, recorded with practically EVERYONE!

By the end of the 70's Steve Gadd was the most in-demand and probably the most imitated drummer in the world. In Japan transcriptions of his solos were on sale, and all the leading Japanese drummers were sounding like him. Chick Corea commented, "Every drummer wants to play like Gadd because he plays perfect . . . He has brought orchestral and compositional thinking to the drum kit while at the same time having a great imagination and a great ability to swing."

I remember being blown away by the Steve Gadd's drumming on Paul Simon's song "Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover." It was one of the first drum beats that I literally spent hours listening and trying to learn. As a young, inexperienced drummer, the left hand hi-hat pattern had me feeling like I had no clue how to play the drums at all. Eventually, I struggled my way into playing it reasonably well and it definately inspired a wider range of creative options in my own playing.

Here is a transcription of the main drum beat from the verse of the song:
Steve Gadd transcription of 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover

After watching a video of Steve playing the lick I learned that the transcription is not quite right. It does sound good playing the hi-hat notes of the main pattern as a double stroke on the hi-hat with the left hand. But the video clearly shows that Steve is playing this with left foot-left hand - not a double strock stick to the hi-hat.
Play the following pattern with (L) being left foot on the hi-hat:

Steve Gadd - Revised transcription of 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover

Here is the video of Steve Gadd demonstrating:

A few of the many great musicians Steve Gadd has toured or recorded with include:

  • Eric Clapton
  • Paul Simon
  • Paul McCartney
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Barbra Striesand
  • Chick Corea
  • Chuck Mangione
  • Carly Simon
  • Steely Dan
  • Joe Cocker

Here are some of the many great recordings on which Steve Gadd played drums:

Steve Gadd Recordings:

2011 Kate Bush Director's Cut
2011 Kate Bush 50 Words For Snow
2011 Cinque Catch a Corner
2011 Various Jazz For Japan
2011 The Gaddabouts The Gaddabouts
2011 Nils Landgren The Moon, the Stars and You
2010 Steve Gadd & Friends Live at Voce DELUXE
2010 Ratko Zjaca Continental Talk
2010 Tomo Fujita Pure
2010 Lesley Meguid The Truth About Love Songs
2010 Alain Clark Colorblind (Special Edition)
2010 Mika Yoshida Mikarimba
2010 Mika Yoshida Marimba Madness (DVD)
2009 L'Image 2.0
2009 Ratko Zjaca Continental Talk
2009 Joss Stone Colour Me Free
2009 James Taylor Other Covers
2009 Harper Simon Harper Simon
2008 Randy Crawford & Joe Sample No Regrets
2008 James Taylor Covers
2008 Tracy Chapman Our Bright Future
2008 Manhattan Jazz Quintet V.S.O.P.
2008 Michel Petrucciani Non Stop Travels (DVD)
2008 David Sanborn Here & Gone
2008 Stuff Live At Montreux 1976 (CD & DVD)
2008 Roman Klun Kingsway
2008 Jonatha Brooke The Works
2008 Tom Scott Cannon Reloaded
2007 John Tropea 10-The Time is Right
2007 Russ Miller Arrival
2007 Alain Clark Live it Out
2007 John Tropea Take Me Back to the Ol' School
2007 Various The Last Mimzy (Soundtrack)
2007 Art Garfunkel Some Enchanted Evening
2007 Michael Lee Hill Music From Here To Andromeda
2007 Joe Brucato Free
2007 Paul Simon The Essential Paul Simon (CD & DVD)
2007 Paul Simon Graceland (Special Edition: Bonus Tracks)
2007 Etta James Gold
2007 Art Garfunkle Some Enchanted Evening
2006 Garland Jeffreys I'm Alive
2006 Earl Klugh Music for Lovers
2006 O'Donel Levy Simba
2006 Marc Black Stroke Of Genius
2006 Janis Ian Revenge
2006 Randy Crawford  & Joe Sample Feeling Good
2006 Various Joy! Celebrate Upstate Holiday Vol.1
2006 Various (*DVD ) From the Big Apple to the Big Easy
2006 James Taylor A Christmas Album
2006 Al Di Meola Consequence of Chaos
2006 Toshiki Kadomatsu Prayer
2006 Various (*DVD ) A Musicares Person of the Year Tribute
2006 Gadd/Corea/McBride Super Trio
2006 Paul Simon Suprise
2006 Chick Corea The Ultimate Adventure
2006 Livingston Taylor There You Are Again
2005 Sunlight Square Sunlight Square
2005 Gordon Johnson Trios Version 3.0
2005 John Wackerman Drum Duets Vol. 1
2005 Eric Clapton Back Home
2005 Chick Corea Rendezvous in New York
2005 David Sanborn Best Of
2005 David Sanborn Closer
2005 Rickie Lee Jones Duchess of Coolsville/ Anthology
2005 Lee Ritenour Friendship/ Captains Journey
2005 Chiara Civello Last Quarter Moon
2005 Stuff Live in N.Y. / More Stuff
2005 Aztec Camera Love/ Stray
2005 Freetempo Time & Love: A Tribute to C.T.I
2005 John Tropea Standard Influence II-Rock Candy
2005 Michael McDonald Ultimate Collection
2005 Zucchero Zuccchero & Co.
2005 Russell Morris Z
2004 Gato Barberieri Millennium Collection
2004 Gap Mangione Family Holidays
2004 The Ebonys Close to You
2004 Stephen Bishop Deuce of the Heart, His Best & More
2004 Wayne Shorter Footprints: Life & Music of Wayne Shorter
2004 Paul Simon Graceland Bonus Tracks
2004 Paul Simon Hearts & Bones Bonus Tracks
2004 Paul Simon One Trick Pony Bonus Tracks
2004 Paul Simon Rhythm of the Saints Bonus Tracks
2004 Paul Simon Still Crazy after All These Years
2004 Paul Simon Studio Recordings 1972 - 2000
2004 Paul Simon You're the One Bonus Tracks
2004 Chick Corea Very Best Of
2004 George Benson Very Best Of
2004 Lalo Schifrin Towering Toccata
2004 The Bee Gees Too Much Heaven: Songs of the Brothers Gibb
2004 Soul Generation Stop, Look & Listen
2004 Little Jimmy Scott Someone to Watch Over Me: The Definitive
2004 Michel Petrucciani So What , The Best Of
2004 Eric Clapton Sessions for Robert Johnson
2004 Carly Simon Reflections: Greatest Hits
2004 Eric Gale Part of You ( Japan)
2004 Montreal Jazz Fest Vol. 1 Very Best Live, Petrucciani 1 Cut..
2004 Christian Mostert Midnight Breeze
2004 Claus Ogerman A Man & His Music
2004 Judy Collins Sings Leonard Cohen: Democracy
2004 Janis Ian Janis Ian, 1978 Bonus Track
2004 Grover Washington Jr. Inside Moves/ Paradise
2004 Will & Rainbow Harmony
2003 The Nighthawks Metro Bar
2003 Peter Gabriel Hit
2003 Edie Brickell Volcano
2003 Lonnie Smith Afrodesia
2003 Peter, Paul & Mary Carry It On
2003 Jim Hall Concierto
2003 Grover Washington Jr. Feels So Good/ A Secret Place
2003 Jeremy Steig Firefly
2003 George Benson Greatest Hits of All
2003 Joe Cocker Greatest Love Songs
2003 Bob James Hi-Fi
2003 Gap Mangione Stolen Moments
2003 Claus Ogerman Man Behind the Music
2003 John Tropea Standard Influence
2003 Michael Franks Anthology: The Art of Love
2003 Selena Jones My Love
2003 Jaco Pastorius Punk Jazz: Anthology
2003 Chick Corea Rendezvous in New York
2003 The Dynamic Superiors Skies the Limit
2003 David Sanborn Time Again
2003 Elaine Elias Timeless
2002 Peter Gabriel Up
2002 Edie Brickell Ultimate Collection
2002 Quincy Jones Ultimate Collection
2002 Christopher Cross Very Best Of
2002 Dave Grusin Very Best Of
2002 Ashford & Simpson Very Best Of
2002 James Taylor October Road
2002 Eric Clapton One More Car One More Rider
2002 Will & Rainbow Over Crystal Green
2002 Bob James Touchdown Bonus Track
2002 Bob James Two Bonus Track
2002 Wild Thornberrys Soundtrack
2002 Tribute to Jaco Pastorious Who Loves You?
2002 Bob James BJ4
2002 Bob James Lucky Seven
2002 Bob James Essential Collection, 24 Smooth Jazz Classics
2002 Herbie Mann Best of the Atlantic Years
2002 Rusty Bryant For the Good Times
2002 Leo Sayer Endless Flight (Expanded)
2002 Manzanera Mackay Complete Explorers
2002 Bob Mintzer Bop Boy
2002 George Benson Bad Benson
2002 Ron Carter Anything Goes
2002 Carly Simon Anthology
2002 Zawose & Brook Assembly
2001 Ornella Vanoni Ornella
2001 Eric Clapton Reptile
2001 Cyrus Chestnut Another Direction
2001 Teo Macero Impressions of Miles Davis
2001 Dusty Springfield Dusty Springfield
2001 Herbie Mann Brazil : Once Again/ Sunbelt
2001 Herbie Mann Gagaku and Beyond/ Astral Island
2001 Simon & Garfunkel Concert in Central Park/ 20 Greatest Hits
2001 Zachary Richard High Time: The Elektra Recordings
2001 Everything But The Girl Home Movies. "The Best Of"
2001 Hank Crawford I Hear a Symphony ( Japan)
2001 Grover Washington Jr. Love Songs
2001 Charles Mingus Me Myself & Eye/ Something Like a Bird
2001 Quincy Jones Q: The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones
2001 Loleatta Holloway Queen of the Night: The Ultimate Club Collection
2001 Bob James Restoration: The Best of Bob James
2001 Herbie Mann Turtle Bay / Discotheque
2001 Michael McDonald The Very Best Of
2001 Michael McDonald Voice of Michael McDonald
2001 Herbie Mann Waterbed/ Surprises
2000 Joe Cocker 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection
2000 George Benson Absolute Benson
2000 George Benson Anthology
2000 Al DiMeola Anthology
2000 Carly Simon Bedroom Tapes
2000 Jason Miles/Various Celebrate The Music of Weather Report
2000 Cyrus Chestnut Charlie Brown Christmas
2000 Peter Gabriel OVO
2000 Janis Ian God and the F.B.I.
2000 Freddie Gardner Japanese Sandman
2000 Natalie Cole Greatest Hits Vol. 1
2000 Paul Simon Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar
2000 Chick Corea My Spanish Heart Bonus Track
2000 Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti & Friends For Cambodia & Tibet
2000 Jaco Pastorious Rare Collections (1 Track)
2000 Eric Clapton & BB King Riding With The King
2000 Susan Oskorn Signature
2000 Steps Ahead Smokin' In The Pit
2000 Al Jarreau Tomorrow Today
2000 The Choice Four The Very Best of the Choice Four


1999 Jim Croce Words and Music
1999 Grover Washington Jr. Ultimate Collection
1999 Michal Petrucciani Trio in Tokyo
1999 Joe Lucien Sweet Control: The Best Of
1999 Harry Chapin Story of a Life: The Harry Chapin Box
1999 Natalie Cole Snowfall on the Sahara
1999 John Tropea Simple Way to Say I Love You
1999 Donny Gerrard Romantic
1999 Paul Simon Anthology
1999 Ellie Greenwich I Can Hear Music: Ellie Greenwich Collection
1999 Quincy Jones From Q With Love
1999 Eileen Ivers Crossing The Bridge
1999 Eric Clapton Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton
1999 Michael Franks Barefoot on the Beach
1999 Joe Cocker Anthology
1998 Gap Mangione Planet Gap: Big Band
1998 Dave Grusin Priceless Jazz
1998 Michal Petrucciani Both Worlds
1998 Kimiko Itoh Sophisticated Lady
1998 Joe Sample The Best of Joe Sample
1998 Michael Franks Best of Michael Franks: A Backwards Glance
1997 Stanley Clarke Bass-ic Collection
1997 Meco Best Of
1997 Spyro Gyra The Best of Spyro Gyra: The First Ten Years
1997 Various Bridge School Concerts: Volume 1
1997 Various Burning For Buddy: Tribute To The Music of BR
1997 Tania Maria Europe
1997 Judy Collins Forever: An Anthology
1997 Ray Charles Genius & Soul: The 50 th Anniversary Collection
1997 Bob James Playin' Hooky
1997 Sergio Salvatore Point of Presence
1997 Joe Sample Sample This
1997 Art Garfunkel Songs From a Parent to a Child
1997 Al DiMeola This is Jazz Vol. 31
1997 David Garfield & Friends Tribute to Jeff
1996 Rory Block Turning Point
1996 Maynard Ferguson This is Jazz Vol. 16
1996 Bridget St. John Take the 5ith
1996 Didier Lockwood Storyboard
1996 Grover Washington Jr. Soulful Strut
1996 Leo Sayer Show Must Go On: Anthology
1996 Stuff Right Stuff
1996 Andy Pratt Resolution: The Andy Pratt Collection
1996 Various Artists The New Grove: Blue Note Remix Project Vol. 1
1996 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter
1996 Loleatta Holloway Greatest Hits
1996 Ed Calle Double Talk
1996 Ennio Morricone Cinema Paradiso: The Classic Film Music Of..
1996 Chick Corea Return to the 7th Galaxy
1996 Tania Maria Bluesilian
1996 Al Jarreau Best Of
1995 Janis Ian Revenge
1995 Richard Tee Real Time
1995 Various People Original Soundtrack
1995 David Sanborn Pearls
1995 Phil Manzanera Manzanera Collection
1995 Al Dimeola Acoustic Anthology
1995 Al Dimeola Electric Anthology
1995 East Bounce East Bounce
1995 Barry Manilow Another life
1994 Andy Snitzer Ties That Bind
1994 Al Jarreau Tenderness
1994 Bob Berg Riddles
1994 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Concierto de Aranjuez
1994 Edie Brickell Picture Perfect Morning
1994 Dave Grusin Orchestral Album
1994 Al DiMeola Orange & Blue
1994 Stephen Bishop On & On: The Hits of Stephen Bishop
1994 Bill Withers Lean on Me: THe Best of Bill Withers
1994 Herbie Mann Herbie Mann Anthology Evolution of Man
1994 Al DiMeola Essence of Al DiMeola
1994 Sadao Watanabe Earth Step
1994 Joe Sample Did You Feel That?
1994 St. Johns College Choir Christmas Carols from St. Johns
1994 Various Burning For Buddy. The Music of Buddy Rich
1994 David Wilcox Big Horizon
1994 Patti Austin Best Of Patti Austin
1994 Jim Croce 24 Karat In A Bottle
1993 Abraham Laboriel Dear Friends
1993 Ray Charles My World
1993 Will Lee Oh!
1993 John Sebastian Tar Beach
1993 Chick Corea Compact Jazz The Seventies
1993 Steely Dan Citizen Steely Dan
1993 Tania Maria Best Of Tania Maria
1993 Paul Simon 1964-1993
1993 Michel Jonaz Au Zenith
1993 Sleepy Matsumoto Papillion
1993 Stuff Made In America A Rememberance Of Richard Tee
1992 Garland Jeffreys Matador & More
1992 Original Soundtrack Lethal Weapon 3
1992 Barry Manilow Complete Collections And Then Some
1992 Earl Klugh Best Of Volume 2
1992 Manhattan Transfer Anthology Down In Birdland
1991 Paul Simon Concert In Central Park August 15, 1991
1991 James Taylor New Moon Shine
1991 Marc Cohn Marc Cohn
1991 Andy Gibb Greatest Hits Collection
1991 The Gadd Gang The Gadd Gang
1991 Georgie Fame Cool Cat Blues
1991 Earl Klugh Best Of Volume One
1990 Christopher Spendel Spendel
1990 David Foster River Of Love
1990 Paul Simon Rhythm Of The Saints
1990 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Manhattan Blues
1990 Carly Simon My Romance
1990 Bob Malach Mood Swing
1990 Dave Weckl Master Plan
1990 Carly Simon Have You Seen Me Lately
1990 Bonnie Raitt Bonnie Raitt Collection
1990 Art Farmer Best Of Art Farmer
1990 Tania Maria Bela Vista


1989 Eddie Gomez Street Smart
1989 Kimiko Itoh Follow Me
1989 Nancy Wilson Nancy Now!
1989 The Bee Gees Rare Collection
1989 Jorge Dalto With Super Friends Rendevouz
1989 Sadao Watanabe Selected
1989 Ringo Starr Starr Struck Best Of Ringo Starr Volume 2
1989 Laurie Anderson Strange Angels
1988 The Gadd Gang Live at the Bottom Line
1988 Steps Step By Step
1988 The Gadd Gang Here & Now
1988 Claus Ogerman Claus Ogerman Featuring Michael Brecker
1988 Dave Grusin Collection
1988 Masahiko Satoh Double Exposure
1988 Harry Chapin Gold Metal Collection
1988 Luiz Bonfa Manhattan Strut
1988 Paul Simon Negotiations And Love Songs 1971-1986
1988 Roberta Flack Oasis
1988 Randy Bernsen Paradise Citizens
1988 Lyle Mays Street Dreams
1988 Superfriends Taste Of Superfriends
1987 David Sanborn Change Of Heart
1987 Jennifer Holliday Get Close To My Love
1987 Jill Jones Jill Jones
1987 Diana Ross Red Hot Rhythm & Blues
1987 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Live in Tokyo
1987 Paul Winter Whales Alive
1986 Smith Dobson Smithzonian
1986 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Sidewinder
1986 Manhattan Jazz Quintet My Funny Valentine
1986 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Live at Pit Inn
1986 Eddie Gomez Mezgo
1986 Eliane Elias Illusions
1986 Grover Washington Jr. House Full Of Love (Music From The Cosby Show)
1986 Gloria Loring Gloria Loring
1986 Steve Gadd Gadd A Bout (Limited Domestic Release)
1986 Bob James & David Sanborn Double Vision
1986 Diane Schuur Collection
1986 George Benson Best Of The CTI Years
1986 Art Garfunkel & Amy Grant Animals Christmas
1986 Patrick Williams New York Band 10th Avenue
1985 Masahiko Satoh Amorphism
1985 James Brown CD Of JB
1985 Original Soundtrack A Chorus Line
1985 Paul Winter Consort Concert For The Earth
1985 Steely Dan Decade Of Steely Dan
1985 Eddie Gomez Discovery
1985 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Autumn Leaves
1985 Diana Ross Eaten Alive
1985 Explorers Explorers
1985 Joe Beck Joe Beck And Friends
1985 John Tropea NYC Cats Direct
1985 Ronnie Cuber Pin Point
1985 Jennifer Holliday Say You Love Me
1985 Teruo Nakamura Super Friends
1985 Michael Franks Skin Dive
1984 Rickie Lee Jones Magazine
1984 Manhattan Jazz Quintet Manhattan Jazz Quintet
1984 Frank Sinatra L.A .Is My Lady
1984 Grover Washington Jr. Inside Moves
1984 Eddie Gomez Gomez
1984 Steve Gadd Gadd A Bout (Japanese Release)
1984 Various Every Man Has A Woman
1984 Chuck Mangione Disguise
1984 Dave Grusin NY-LA Dream Band
1983 Sadao Watanabe Redezvous
1983 Michael Franks Passionfruit
1983 George Benson Pacific Fire
1983 Al Jarreau Jarreau
1983 Paul Simon Hearts And Bones
1983 Bob James Genie
1983 Tony Banks Fugitive
1983 Bob James Foxie
1983 Sadao Watanabe Fill Up The Night
1983 Spyro Gyra City Kids
1983 Christopher Cross Another Page
1983 Paul McCartney Pipes of Peace
1982 Bill LaBounty Bill LaBounty
1982 Simon & Garfunkel Concert In Central Park
1982 Janis Siegel Experiment In White
1982 Steely Dan Gold
1982 David Matthews Grand Cross
1982 Dionne Warwick Heartbreaker
1982 Joe Sample Hunter
1982 Roberta Flack In The One
1982 Michael McDonald If That's What It Takes
1982 Spyro Gyra Incognito
1982 Lalo Schifrin Lalo Schifrin
1982 Dave Grusin Out Of The Shadows
1982 Paul McCartney Tug of War
1982 David Sanborn Backstreet
1982 Al DiMeola Tour de Force Live
1981 Chick Corea Three Quartets
1981 Larry Carlton Sleepwalk
1981 Rickie Lee Jones Pirates
1981 Hubert Laws Pavane
1981 Manhattan Transfer Mecca For Moderns
1981 The Bee Gees Living Eyes
1981 George Benson Collection
1981 George Benson GB
1981 Al DiMeola Electric Rendezvous
1981 Al Jarreau Breakin' Away
1981 Tom Scott Apple Juice
1980 Tom Scott Best Of
1980 Herb Alpert Beyond
1980 Grover Washington Jr. Come Morning
1980 Grover Washington Jr. Winelight
1980 Dave Liebman What It Is
1980 Carly Simon Come Upstairs
1980 Richie Havens Connections
1980 Teramasu Hino Daydream
1980 Brecker Brothers Detente'
1980 Jeff Tyzik Farthest Corner Of My Mind
1980 Kate & Anna McGarrigle French Record
1980 Steely Dan Gaucho
1980 Barbara Streisand Guilty
1980 Sadao Watanabe How's Everything ?
1980 Sesame Street In Harmony
1980 Stuff Live In New York
1980 Loleatta Holloway Love Sensation
1980 Warren Bernhardt Manhattan Update
1980 Richard Tee Natural Ingrediants
1980 Jun Fukamachi On The Move
1980 Paul Simon One Trick Pony
1980 Jeremy Steig Rain Forest
1980 Stephen Bishop Red Cab To Manhattan
1980 Steps Ahead Smokin' In The Pit
1980 Chuck Mangione Tarantella
1980 Al Jarreau This Time
1980 David Sanborn Voyeur


1979 Dr.John Tango Palace
1979 Neil Larsen High Gear
1979 Bob James Touchdown
1979 Bob James Lucky Seven
1979 Bob James All Around Town
1979 Steve Khan Arrows
1979 Ralph McDonald Counterpoint
1979 Ray Barretto Cuna
1979 Art Garfunkel Fate For Breakfast
1979 Lee Ritenour Feel The Night
1979 Steely Dan Greatest Hits
1979 David Sanborn Hideaway
1979 Dave Valentin Legends
1979 Michel Colombier Michel Colombier
1979 Sadao Watanabe Morning Island
1979 Janis Ian Night Rains
1979 Mark Colby One Good Turn
1979 Mongo Santamaria Red Hot
1979 Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones
1979 Al DiMeola Splendido Hotel
1979 Carly Simon Spy
1979 Richard Tee Strokin'
1979 Herbie Mann Sunbelt
1978 Original Soundtrack The Wiz
1978 Stephane Grappelli Uptown Dance
1978 Stuff Stuff It
1978 George Benson Space Album
1978 Quincy Jones Sounds...And Stuff Like That
1978 Mark Colby Serpentine Fire
1978 Gato Barbieri Ruby Ruby
1978 Allessi Brothers All For A Reason
1978 Angela Bofill Angie
1978 Art Farmer & Jim Hall Big Blues
1978 Steve Khan Blue Man
1978 Carly Simon Boys In The Trees
1978 Michael Franks Burchfield Nines
1978 Hank Crawford Cajun Sunrise
1978 Lee Ritenour Captains Journey
1978 Lee Ritenour Friendship (Japanese Direct To Disc JVC)
1978 Jon Faddis Good & Plenty
1978 John Hall John Hall
1978 Doctor John City Lights
1978 Chick Corea Friends
1978 Dane Donahue Dane Donahue
1978 Roberta Flack Roberta Flack
1978 Kate & Anna McGarrigle Pronto Mondo
1978 Ralph McDonald The Path
1978 Mark Almond Other Peoples Rooms
1978 Garland Jeffreys One Eyed Jack
1978 John Tropea To Touch You Again
1978 Larry Coryell Difference
1978 The Stylistics Sun And Soul
1978 Gladys Knight The One And Only
1978 Bobby Humphrey Free Style
1978 Van McCoy My Favorite Fantasy
1978 Eric Gale Multiplication
1978 Weather Report Mr.Gone
1978 Eddie Daniels Morning Thunder
1978 Stanley Clarke Modern Man
1978 Charles Mingus Me Myself & Eye
1978 New York Community Choir Make Every Day Count
1978 Chick Corea Mad Hatter
1978 Joe Cocker Luxury You Can Afford
1978 Yutaka Yokokura Love Light
1978 Joe Farrell La Cathedral Y El Toro
1978 Kate Taylor Kate Taylor
1978 Jun Fukamachi & The New York AllStars
1978 Mary Travers It's In Everyone Of Us
1978 Tom Scott Intimate Strangers
1978 George Benson In Your Eyes
1978 David Sanborn Heart To Heart
1977 Art Garfunkel Watermark
1977 Steve Khan Tightrope
1977 Lucy Simon Stolen Time
1977 Meco Star Wars & Other Galactic Funk
1977 Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band Spandisco
1977 Ashford & Simpson So So Satisfied
1977 Melissa Manchester Singin...
1977 John Tropea Short Trip To Space
1977 Sergio Mendes & Brazil 77 Sergio Mendes & Brazil 77
1977 Jun Fukumachi Sea Of Dirac
1977 Ringo Starr Ringo The 4th
1977 Elliott Randall Randalls New York
1977 John Blaine We Belong Together
1977 Phil Upchurch Phil Upchurch
1977 John Tropea Short Trip To Space
1977 Philippe Wynne Startin' All Over
1977 Jose Mangual Buyu
1977 Noel Pointer Phantasia
1977 Dave Grusin One Of A Kind
1977 Phoebe Snow Never Letting Go
1977 Stuff More Stuff
1977 Urzula Dudziak Midnight Rain
1977 Grady Tate Master Grady Tate
1977 Rev. Maceo Woods Maceo Woods & The CTB Choir
1977 Mike Maineri Loveplay
1977 Earl Klugh Living Inside Your Love
1977 George Benson Livin' Inside Your Love
1977 David Ruffin In My Stride
1977 Stanley Clarke I Wanna Play For You
1977 Bob James Heads
1977 Bob James Four
1977 Steely Dan Aja
1977 Yuseef LaTeef Autophysiopsychic
1977 Roberta Flack Blue Lights In The Basement
1977 Al DiMeola Casino
1977 Ben Sidran Cat In The Hat
1977 Kenny Loggins Celebrate Me Home
1977 Paul Winter Consort Common Ground
1977 Rainbow Featuring Will Boulware Crystal Green
1977 Harry Chapin Dance Band On The Titantic
1977 Kate & Anna McGarrigle Dancer With Bruised Knees
1977 Brecker Brothers Don't Stop The Music
1977 David Matthews Dune
1977 Jun Fukamachi Evening Star
1977 Earl Klugh Fingerpainting
1977 Jeremy Steig Firefly
1977 Barbara Carroll From The Beginning
1977 Garland Jeffreys Ghost Writer
1977 Paul Simon Greatest Hits, Etc..
1976 Joe Cocker Stingray
1976 Deodato Very Together
1976 Stuff Stuff
1976 David Friesen Star Dance
1976 Bette Midler Songs For The New Depression
1976 Steve Marcus & Counts Rock Band Sometime Other Than Now
1976 Weldon Irvine Sinbad
1976 Phoebe Snow Second Childhood
1976 Stanley Clarke School Days
1976 Hubert Laws Romeo & Juliet
1976 Andy Pratt Resolution
1976 Henry Gross Release
1976 George Benson Best Of (WB)
1976 Tom Scott Blow It Out
1976 Judy Collins Bread & Roses
1976 Lou Courtney Buffalo Smoke
1976 Esther Phillips Capricorn Princess
1976 Deodato Caravan
1976 Carla Bley Dinner Music
1976 Wlodek Gulgowski Soundcheck
1976 Funk Factory Funk Factory
1976 Nancy Wilson This Mothers Daughter
1976 David Ruffin Everything Is Coming Up Love
1976 Ralph Graham Wisdom
1976 Al DiMeola Elegant Gypsy
1976 Patti Austin End Of A Rainbow
1976 Leo Sayer Endless Flight
1976 Joe Thomas Feelin's From Within
1976 Herbie Mann Gagaku And Beyond
1976 Eric Gale Ginseng Woman
1976 Hank Crawford Hank Crawford's Back
1976 Joe & Bing Joe & Bing
1976 Joey George & Lewis Mcgehee Joey George & Lewis Mcgehee
1976 John Tropea John Tropea
1976 Al DiMeola Land Of The Midnight Sun
1976 Earl Klugh Love Songs
1976 Chick Corea My Spanish Heart
1976 Manhattan Transfer Pastiche
1976 Maynard Ferguson Primal Scream
1976 Chuck Mangione Main Squeeze
1975 Ron Carter Anything Goes
1975 Brecker Brothers Back To Back
1975 Deodato Caravan/Watusi Strut
1975 Rashaan Roland Kirk Case Of The Three Sided Dream In Audio Color
1975 Jim Hall Concierto
1975 Grover Washington Jr. Feels So Good
1975 George Benson Good King Bad
1975 Hank Crawford I Hear A Symphony
1975 George Benson In Concert Carnegie Hall
1975 Stanley Clarke Journey To Love
1975 Judy Collins Judith
1975 Michael Urbaniak Fusion 3
1975 David Ruffin Who I Am
1975 Frankie Valli Lady Put The Light Out
1975 Steve Satten Watcha Gonna Do For Me
1975 Barry Miles Magic Theater
1975 Kate & Anna McGarrigle Kate & Anna McGarrigle
1975 Merry Clayton Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow
1975 Chick Corea The Leprechaun
1975 Margie Joseph Margie
1975 Tom Scott New York Connection
1975 Leon Redbone On The Track
1975 Melba Moore Peach Melba
1975 Don Sebesky Rape Of El Morro
1975 Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years
1975 David Sanborn Taking Off
1975 Bob James Two
1975 Herbie Mann Waterbed
1975 Nikki Giovanni Way I Feel
1974 George Benson Bad Benson
1974 Mary Travers Circles
1974 Peter Allen Continental American
1974 Herbie Mann Discotheque
1974 Herbie Mann First Light: Family Of Mann
1974 Henry Gross Henry Gross
1974 Johnny "Hammond" Smith Higher Ground
1974 Hubert Laws In The Beginning
1974 The Joneses Keeping Up With The Jones
1974 Bob James One
1974 Phoebe Snow Phoebe Snow
1974 Richard Harris The Prophet
1974 Maggie Bell Queen Of The Night
1974 Chet Baker She Was To Good To Me
1974 Bonnie Raitt Streetlights
1974 Eddie Palmieri & Lalo Rodriguez Unfinished Masterpiece
1974 Phil Upchurch/Tennyson Stephens Phil Upchurch/Tennyson Stephens
1974 Jackie Cain & Roy Kral Wilder Alias
1974 Aretha Franklin With Everything I Feel In Me
1973 Bette Midler Bette Midler
1973 Steve Feldman Steve Feldman
1973 O'Donel Levey Simba
1973 Joe Farrell Penny Arcade
1973 Chuck Mangione Land Of Make Believe (Tympani)
1973 Stardrive Intergalactic Trot
1973 Jim Croce I Got A Name
1973 Rusty Bryant For The Good Times
1973 Arthur Hurley & Gootlieb Arthur Hurley & Gootlieb
1972 Bill Watrous Bone Straight Ahead
1972 Mike Maineri White Elephant
1972 Milt Jackson Goodbye
1972 Chuck Mangione Alive
1972 Chuck Mangione Together
1972 Fred Lewis Orchestra F.L.O.
1972 Gap Mangione Sing Along Junk
1972 Janis Ian Janis Ian
1972 Luiz Bonfa Bonfa
1970 Chuck Mangione Friends And Love


1968 Gap Mangione Diana In The Autumn Wind