Maze were an American soul-funk band from San Francisco that released six studio albums and two live discs on Capitol between 1977 and 1986, several with vocalist Frankie Beverly suffixed to the nameplate.

Members: Frankie Beverly (vocals), McKinley “Bug” Williams (percussion), Carl Wheeler (keyboards), John Smith (guitar), Larry Kimpel (bass), Robin Duhe (bass), Mike White (drums), Roame (congas, background vocals), Vance “Maestro” Taylor (keyboards), Philip Woo (synthesizer)


  • Maze (1977)
  • Golden Time of Day (1978)
  • Inspiration (1979)
  • Joy and Pain (1980)
  • Live in New Orleans (1981)
  • We Are One (1983)
  • Can’t Stop the Love (1985)
  • Live in Los Angeles (1986)
  • Silky Soul (1989)

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