||Betty Davis CD (1973)
Patryce Banks albums Despite an abundance of talent, a crack back-up band (which included most of Graham Central Station), and some of the most stinging funk tracks of the era, it's really not all that surprising that Betty Davis never became a star: the girl was a stone-cold freak, and her self-titled 1973 debut more than illustrates that fact. Second wife to Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix's former girlfriend, Davis is often credited (by Miles himself in fact) with ...
||Rain Forest CD |
Patryce Banks CD discography Jay Hoggard's lone date for Contemporary (reissued as an OJC CD) was one of the vibraphonist's finest early sets. The music (all six songs are Hoggard originals) falls into the area of advanced hard bop. Chief among the sidemen are Chico Freeman (heard on tenor, soprano and bass clarinet), keyboardist Kenny Kirkland, and colorful percussionist Paulinho Da Costa; two songs utilize three vocalists, and there is a strong African feel to some of the ensembles. ~ Scott Yanow
Recorded in November 1980.
Personnel: Jay Hoggard (vibraphone, marimba, balafon, drums, maracas, tambourine); Patryce Banks, Sybil Thomas, Maxayn Lewis (vocals); John Koenig (guitar, cello); Roland Bautista (guitar); Chico Freeman (flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Kenny Kirkland (piano, electric piano, Clavinet); Harvey Mason, Sr. (drums); Jose Guico, Paulinho Da Costa (percussion).
Audio Mixers: Jay Hoggard; John Koenig; Mark Ettel; Allen Sides.
Recording information: Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA (11/1980).
Photographer: Anthony Barboza.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Chico Freeman; Sybil Thomas; Maxayn Lewis; Harvey ...
||Three Kings: The Legacy Continues Vol. 1 CD (2004)
Patryce Banks music CDs Wayne Henderson,Ronnie Laws, Wilton Felder
Personnel: Wayne Henderson (trombone); Ronnie Laws (tenor saxophone); Wilton Felder (tenor saxophone, bass instrument); Philip Bailey (vocals, percussion); Bobby Womack (vocals); Donald Byrd (trumpet).