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On August 1, 1983.

On August 1, 1983, “Atlantic” label released “Individual Choice”, the 27th Jean-Luc Ponty album. It was recorded March – May 1983, at “Music Grinder Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jean-Luc Ponty.

Personnel:

  • Jean-Luc Ponty– violin, synthesizer, keyboard bass, rhythm programming, organ
  • George Duke– Minimoog synthesizer solo
  • Allan Holdsworth– electric guitar solos
  • Randy Jackson– electric bass
  • Rayford Griffin – drums, percussion
  • Gary Skardina – drum recordings
  • Peter R. Kelsey – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Graham – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – engineer, mastering
  • Bob Defrin – art direction
  • Mark Hanauer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. Computer Incantations For World Peace
  2. Far from the Beaten Paths
  3. In Spiritual Love
  4. Eulogy to Oscar Romero
  5. Nostalgia
  6. Individual Choice
  7. In Spite of All

 

In March 1981.

In March 1981, “Arista” label released “Nightwalker” the seventh Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, at “Smoketree” in Chatsworth, California, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, and Ross Vannelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli– lead, backing vocals
  • Joe Vannelli- electric piano, acoustic piano, organ and synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Mike Miller- electric guitar and acoustic guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta- drums
  • Neil Stubenhaus- bass
  • Mike Fisher – congas and percussion
  • David Boruff – saxophone
  • Brad Cole – string arrangements
  • Stephanie Spruill – backing vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals
  • Ross Vannelli – backing vocals
  • Doug Parry – backing vocals
  • Norm Kinney – engineer
  • Doug Parry – assistant engineer
  • Rick Romano – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman- mastering engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Mark Hanauer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Nightwalker
  2. Seek and You Will Find – Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  3. Put the Weight on My Shoulders
  4. I Believe – Gino Vannelli and Ross Vannelli
  5. Santa Rosa
  6. Living Inside Myself
  7. Stay With Me
  8. Sally (She Says the Sweetest Things)