Lalo Schifrin

Towering Toccata

Released in 1977

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Discogs Album Info:

A1: Towering Toccata
Arranged By, Adapted By: Lalo Schifrin
Soloist, Flute: Jeremy Steig
Written-By: Johann Sebastian Bach

A2: Frances' Theme
Flute: Jeremy Steig
Written-By: Lalo Schifrin

A3: Macumba
Drums [Dahka-de-bello]: Steve Gadd
Flute: Jeremy Steig
Soloist, Guitar: Eric Gale
Written-By: Lalo Schifrin

A4: Eagles In Love
Written-By: Lalo Schifrin

B1: Theme From King Kong
Soloist, Guitar: Eric Gale, John Tropea
Written-By: John Barry

B2: Most Wanted Theme
Bass: Will Lee
Soloist, Violin [Vitar]: John Blair
Written-By: Lalo Schifrin

B3: Midnight Woman
Bass: Will Lee
Soloist, Flute: Joe Farrell
Soloist, Piano: Lalo Schifrin
Written-By: Lalo Schifrin

B4: Roller Coaster
Drums: Andrew Smith (4)
Written-By: Lalo Schifrin


Alto Saxophone: Gerry Niewood
Arranged By, Conductor: Lalo Schifrin
Baritone Saxophone: Ronnie Cuber
Bass: Anthony Jackson
Cello: Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken
Design: Carole Kowalchuk, Sib Chalawick
Drums: Steve Gadd
Engineer: Rudy Van Gelder
Flute: Dave Tofani, Lou Marini
Keyboards: Clark Spangler
Percussion: Don Armando Bonilla, Ralph MacDonald, Sue Evans
Photography By: White Gate
Producer: Creed Taylor
Saxophone: Dave Tofani
Tenor Saxophone: Lou Marini
Trombone: Urbie Green
Trumpet: Burt Collins, John Frosk, John Gatchell
Viola: Emanuel Vardi, Lamar Alsop
Violin: Charles Libove, David Nadien, Emanuel Green, Marvin Morgenstern, Matthew Raimondi, Max Ellen, Max Pollikoff, Paul Gershman


Gatefold sleeve

Also released with [url=]slightly different[/url] label design, labeling Side A&B with a big "1 & 2".

Recorded at Van Gelder Studios in October & December 1976.

A1 Scherzo Music / BMI | A2 Scherzo Music / Venture Films, Inc. / BMI | A3 Scherzo Music / BMI | A4 ATV Music / BMI | B1 Ensign Music / BMI | B2 QM Music / BMI | B3 Scherzo Music / BMI | B4 Duchess Music / BMI

℗ 1977, Creed Taylor, Inc.

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