The Mysterious Flying Orchestra ‎– The Mysterious Flying Orchestra (1977)

The Mysterious Flying Orchestra is a jazz-funk album by the namesake studio ensemble headed by producer Bob Thiele with a host of notable players, including Charlie Mariano, Larry Coryell, Lonnie Liston Smith, and Steve Marcus. The album was released in 1977 on RCA.

Tracklist:
A1. “Improvisational Rondo for Saxophone and Guitar” (7:06)
A2. “Shadows” (7:04)
A3. “A Dream Deferred” (5:24)
B1. “Summer Days” (5:20)
B2. “There Once Was a Man Named John” (5:24)
B3. “Nice ‘n’ Spicy” (6:31)

Credits:
Bob Thiele — music director, producer, mixing, percussion
Harvey Goldberg — recording engineer, mixing engineer
Nat Hentoff — liner notes
Teresa Brewer — vocals
Charlie Mariano — soprano saxophone
Steve Marcus — soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Bob Mintzer — tenor saxophone
Eddie Daniels — flute, tenor saxophone
Donald Smith — flute
Phil Bodner — tenor saxophone, English horn
Babe Clarke — baritone saxophone
Tony Studd — trombone
Jon Faddis — trumpet, flugelhorn
Lew Soloff — trumpet, flugelhorn
Victor Paz — flugelhorn
Burt Collins — flugelhorn
Larry Coryell — electric guitar
Jerry Friedman — electric guitar
Richard Resnicoff — electric guitar
Gene Bertoncini — acoustic guitar
Don Grolnick — electric piano
Lonnie Liston Smith — electric piano
Pat Rebillot — electric piano
Leroy Leon Pendarvis — Clavinet
Wilbur Bascomb — electric bass
Lawrence Killian — percussion, congas
Guilherme Franco — percussion
George Devens — vibraphone, percussion
Wilby Fletcher — drums
Charles Collins — drums
Andy Newmark — drums
Gloria Agostini — harp
Gene Orloff — violin
Sanford Allen — violin
Noel DaCosta — violin
Julien Barber — violin
Max Ellen — violin
Selwart Clarke — violin
Joseph Malignaggi — violin
Harry Lookofsky — violin
Doreen Callender — violin
Lee Kahn — violin
Max Kahn — violin
Emanuel Green — violin
Sylvan Shulman — violin
Julie Held — violin
Alfred Brown — viola
Alan Shulman — viola
Jesse Levy — viola
Kermit Moore — cello
Ronald DeVaughn — cello
Michael Spivakovsky — cello
Col Fleisig — cello
Horace Ott — arranger
Glenn Osser — arranger

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