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Paranoia (2CD)

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
13-05-2022
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Barcode:
4049774770883
Packaging:
Brilliant Case (Jewel Case size, Holds 2 CDs)
Catalog Number:
D77088
Paranoia (2CD)
Paranoia (2CD)

Description

Keyboardist-composer-arranger-conceptualist Bobby Sparks continues his staggering output with 'Paranoia', a companion piece to 2019's 'Schizophrenia - The Yang Projecton' on Leopard Records.

An all-star outing featuring contributions from guitarists Mike Stern, John Scofield, Dean Brown, Andy Timmons and Eric Gales, saxophonists Chris Potter and Keith Anderson, bassists PinoPalladino, HadrienFeraud, Chuck Smith, Mononeon, Jay Mck and Reggie Washington, drummers Lil John Roberts, Dennis Chambers, Brannen Temple, Mike "Blaque Dynamite" Mitchell and Mark Simmons, and singers Lizz Wright, Dnessa Perry, Jojo Hill, Chuckii Booker and James Robinson. 'Paranoia' is dedicated to the keyboardist's father, the late Bobby Sparks, Sr., a lifelong bebop and blues fan.

Also on board for this exhilarating ride are Sparks' Snarky Puppy bandmates - bassist-founder Michael League, guitarist Mark Lettieri and drummer Jason 'JT' Thomas. The influences of keyboardists Bernard Wright, BernieWorrell, George Duke and Stevie Wonder as well as funk overlord George Clinton and Sparks' own background in church music come to bear on his ambitious secondrelease as a leader for Leopard.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Prelude
  3. Musical Diarrhea
  4. Good Morning America
  5. Horny Dreams
  6. DMSR
  7. Forever Mine
  8. Wutang
  9. Sometimes It Snows In April
  10. Letter to Mumbai
  11. Yo Yo
  12. Here's One
  13. Afro Nigerian Girl
  14. Pinky
  15. Bobby Sparks Senio talks about the big band era
  16. Eventual
  17. Dr Rock Kicking' it at the RMR
  18. Love Dance
  19. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  20. Mayday
  21. Somebody Already Broke My Heart
  22. Jaime Starr
  23. Love
  24. Sodom And Gomorrah
  25. South Dallas
  26. Reaper
  27. Negro National Anthem (Lift Every Voice And Sing)
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