Mike Mandel - Utopia Parkway

  • Artist: Mike Mandel
  • Category: Funk / Soul
  • Name: Utopia Parkway
  • Size: 1289mb
  • Quality: FLAC, MP3

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A1 Don't Cha Give Up
Synthesizer [Solo] – Mike MandelTenor Saxophone [Solo] – Houston Person
A2 Woman Of Truth And Future
Flute [Solo] – Gerry NiewoodSynthesizer [Solo] – Mike Mandel
A3 Indians
Synthesizer [Solo] – Mike MandelTenor Saxophone [Solo] – Bob Berg
B1 Old Time, New Town, Up Your Avenue Stomp
Baritone Saxophone [Solo] – Howard Johnson Tenor Saxophone [Solo] – Houston PersonTuba [Solo] – Howard Johnson
B2 The Glider
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Gerry NiewoodVocoder [Solo] – Mike Mandel
B3 Times Square
Synthesizer [Solo] – Mike MandelTenor Saxophone [Solo] – Bob Berg

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Vanguard Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Vanguard Recording Society, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Vanguard Recording Society, Inc.


  • Bass – Wilbur Bascomb
  • Drums – Brian Brake
  • Flugelhorn – Alan Rubin
  • Guitar – Jeff Layton (tracks: A1, B1), Steve Kahn*
  • Keyboards – Mike Mandel
  • Mixed By – Danny Weiss, Mark Berry
  • Producer – Danny Weiss, Jack Perricone
  • Recorded By – Kevin Boutote, Mark Berry, Tom Lazarus
  • Tenor Saxophone – George Young
  • Trombone – Barry Rogers
  • Trumpet – Alan Rubin, Jon Faddis
  • Vocals – Connie Harvey, Gail Wynters, Janet Wright


Recorded at Vanguard's 23rd Street Studio, New York.
Dedicated to Pete Dailey for showing me energy and enthusiasm in music;
to Les Paul for pointing the way for every other electronic musician to follow;
to my first jazz teacher, Robert Sherman, for demonstrating such affection in music.
Special thanks, with love and affection to Miro Fitzgerald for being there;
and to Patrick Gleason for his helpful advice
Further thanks are due to Kustom Music, Ross Music, and Conquer Sound.
Photo painting by Hal Wilson.