Stoned Soul Picnic

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Stoned Soul Picnic dates from the earlier part of Roy Ayers' career as a leader, before he delved heavily into R&B and funk fusions and instead concentrated more on soul-jazz grooves. Ayers leads a septet including such big names as pianist Herbie Hancock, altoist Gary Bartz, bassist Ron Carter, and flutist Hubert Laws. The Laura Nyro-penned title track foreshadows Ayers' later forays beyond the boundaries of pure jazz, and the group keeps the groove percolating nicely throughout, making Stoned Soul Picnic one of Ayers' better jazz-oriented outings.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Stoned Soul Picnic dates from the earlier part of Roy Ayers' career as a leader, before he delved heavily into R&B and funk fusions and instead concentrated more on soul-jazz grooves. Ayers leads a septet including such big names as pianist Herbie Hancock, altoist Gary Bartz, bassist Ron Carter, and flutist Hubert Laws. The Laura Nyro-penned title track foreshadows Ayers' later forays beyond the boundaries of pure jazz, and the group keeps the groove percolating nicely throughout, making Stoned Soul Picnic one of Ayers' better jazz-oriented outings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/21/2009
  • Label: Hi Horse Records
  • UPC: 725543234711
  • Catalog Number: 1514
  • Sales rank: 159,459

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 A Rose for Cindy (8:56)
  2. 2 Stoned Soul Picnic (2:50)
  3. 3 Wave (7:59)
  4. 4 For Once in My Life (3:50)
  5. 5 Lil's Paradise (6:33)
  6. 6 What the People Say (8:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Roy Ayers Primary Artist, Vibes
Gary Bartz Alto Saxophone
Ron Carter Bass
Herbie Hancock Piano
Hubert Laws Flute
Miroslav Vitous Bass
Grady Tate Drums
Charles Tolliver Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Technical Credits
Gary Bartz Contributor
Ron Carter Contributor
Hubert Laws Contributor
Herbie Mann Producer
Adrian Barber Engineer
Gene Paul Mastering
Charles Tolliver Arranger
Marvin Israel Cover Design
Lee Friedlander Cover Photo
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