Akilah!

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Akilah!
Studio album by Melvin Sparks
Released 1972
Recorded February 14 & 21, 1972
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 10039
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Melvin Sparks chronology
Spark Plug
(1971)
Akilah!
(1972)
Texas Twister
(1973)

Akilah! is the third album by soul jazz guitarist Melvin Sparks recorded for the Prestige label in 1972.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Melvin Sparks except as indicated

  1. "Love the Life You Live" (Gene Redd, Kool & the Gang) - 5:39
  2. "On the Up" - 6:00
  3. "All Wrapped Up" - 4:45
  4. "Akilah" - 4:42
  5. "Blues for J.B." - 7:09
  6. "The Image of Love"(Leon Spencer) - 6:49

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 22, 2013
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed May 22, 2013.