Jean-Luc Ponty – Open Mind (1984)

Open Mind is the tenth Atlantic studio release by French/American jazz-rock violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in October 1984. The album hears him further explore the electro/minimalism first mined on the prior year’s Individual Choice.

A1. “Open Mind” (8:05)
A2. “Solitude” (6:05)
A3. “Watching Birds” (4:57)
B1. “Modern Times Blues” (7:17)
B2. “Orbital Encounters” (5:14)
B3. “Intuition” (7:40)

Jean-Luc Ponty – violin, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, piano, vocals, violectra, rhythm programming, production
George Benson – guitar (B1)
Chick Corea – synthesizer (A1, A3)
Rayford Griffin – drums, percussion (B2)
Casey Scheuerell – drums, tabla (A3)

Dan Nash – engineer
Claudia Ponty – cover art concept

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