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Nightfood

Brian Melvin

Initial release : 1988

Global Pacific Records ZK 40733

Bob Weir contributes to three tracks on this album.

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Tracks

  • Sexual Healing (M Gaye / O Brown)
  • Fever (J Davenport / E Cooley)
  • CIA (R Smith)
  • Dania (J Pastorius)
  • Did You Hear That Monie (Grandpa Monroe) (J Davis)
  • Mercy Mercy Mercy (J Zawinul)
  • Bahama Mama (B Melvin / R Smith)
  • J.P.'s Shuffle (P Mousavi)
  • Miles' Modes (J Coltrane)
Musicians

The musicians on each track are as follows.

Sexual Healing;

  • Curtis Ohlson - bass
  • Peter Horvath - synthesisers
  • Vernon Black - guitar
  • Norbert Stachel - saxophone
  • Curtis Ohlson - drum programming
  • Rosie Gaines - vocals
  • Lori Taylor - vocals
  • Bob Weir - vocals
  • Curtis Ohlson - vocals
  • Brian Melvin - vocals
Fever;
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Bob Weir - guitar
  • Jaco Pastorius - bass
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • Andy Narell - steel drums
  • Jon Davis - synthesizer
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Tim Hyland - trumpet
  • Craig Kilby - trombone
  • Bob Weir - vocals
  • Jan Fanucci - vocals
  • Rosie Gaines - background vocals
  • Lori Taylor - background vocals
CIA;
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Jon Davis - synthesizer
  • Keith Jones - bass
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone
  • Paul Mousavi - guitar
Dania;
  • Jaco Pastorius - bass
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Jon Davis - piano
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Did You Hear That Monie (Grandpa Monroe);
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Jon Davis - synthesizer
  • Curtis Ohlson - Bass
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Rosie Gaines - vocals
  • Lori Taylor - vocals
Mercy Mercy Mercy;
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Jaco Pastorius - bass
  • Bob Weir - guitar
  • Jon Davis - synthesizer
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone
  • Tim Hyland - trumpet
  • Craig Kilby - trombone
  • Bob Weir - vocals
  • Rosie Gaines - background vocals
  • Lori Taylor - background vocals
Bahama Mama;
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone
  • Jaco Pastorius - bass
  • Andy Narell - steel drums
  • Paul Mousavi - guitar
  • Jon Davis - piano
  • Bill Keaney - congas, bongos
J.P.'s Shuffle;
  • Paul Mousavi - guitar
  • Thomas Hasa - saxophone
  • Butch Lacy - synthesizer
  • Jans Melgaard - bass
  • Thomas Blacjman - drums
  • Brian Melvin - percussion
Miles' Modes;
  • Brian Melvin - drums
  • Jaco Pastorius - bass
  • Jon Davis - synthesizer
  • Rick Smith - tenor saxophone
  • Paul Mousavi - guitar
  • Bill Keaney - congas
Credits

  • Producer - Brian Melvin, Stewart D Epstein
  • Executive Producer - Steward D Epstein
  • Recording, Engineering, Mixing
    Howard Johnston at Different Fur Recording Studios, san Francisco CA
    Rob Beaton at Tamalpais Research Institute, Mill Valley CA
    Jim Gardiner at Live Oak Studios, Berkeley CA
    J.P.'s Shuffle recorded at Warner Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Digitally Mastering - Ken Perry at K Disc
  • Background Vocals arranged by Rosie Gaines
  • Horn Sections arranged by Rick Smith at Alpha Omega Studios, San Francisco CA
  • Music arranged by Jon Davis, Brian Melvin, Paul Mousavi, Nightfood, Curtis Ohlson, Jaco Pastorius, Rick Smith
  • Included in the Special Thanks listed by Brian Melvin in the liner notes is - Bob "Ace" Weir for his energy, support, hospitality ( a true gentleman)

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