Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Kirkatron

Warner Bros. 2982
1977

  1. Serenade to a Cuckoo [3:37]
  2. This Masquerade [Leon Russell] [5:31]
  3. Sugar [Stanley Turrentine] [3:27]
  4. Los Angeles Negro Chorus
  5. Steppin' into Beauty [6:42]
  6. The Christmas Song [Mel Tormé & Rob Wells] [3:34]
  7. Bagpipe Medley [2:38]
  8. Mary McLeod Bethune
  9. Bright Moments [4:14]
  10. Lyriconon [4:10]
  11. A Night in Tunisia [Dizzy Gillespie] [4:59]
  12. J. Griff's Blues [7:31]

[All compositions by Roland Kirk except where noted]


(1, 7, 12)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-ww
Hilton Ruiz-p
Henry Pete Pearson-b
Sonny Barkan-d
Todd Barkan-perc

July 18, 1975
Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux, Switzerland

(9)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-ww
Romeo Penque-bsx, ob
Howard Johnson-tu
Hilton Ruiz-p, cel
Buster Williams-b
Charli Persip-d
Joe Texidor-perc
Betty Neals-voc
Milt Grayson, Arthur Williams, Randy Peyton, Maeretha Stewart, Hilda Harris, Adrienne Albert, Francine Caroll-voc
Frank Foster-arr

1975
Regent Sound Studios
NYC

(6)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-tsx
William Butler-g
Trudy Pitts-org
Bill Carney-d
Sanford Allen-vln
Alfred Brown, Selwart Clarke-vla
Kermit Moore-cll
William S. Fischer-arr, cond

1975
Regent Sound Studios
NYC

(3, 5)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-tsx
Steve Turre-tbn
Hilton Ruiz-k
Milton Suggs-b
Walter Perkins-d
Tony Waters-perc
Michael Hill-voc

1975
Regent Sound Studios
NYC

(10)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-ww
Billy Butler-g
Hilton Ruiz-k
Henry Pete Pearson-b
Jerry Griffin-d

1976
Regent Sound Studios
NYC

(2, 11)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-tsx
Steve Turre-tbn
Cornell Dupree-g
Richard Tee, Hilton Ruiz-k
William S. Fischer-syn
Gordon Edwards-eb
James Madison-d
Ruddley Thibodeaux-perc

1976
Regent Sound Studios
NYC