No Absolute Time

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No Absolute Time
Studio album by Jean-Luc Ponty
Released July 19, 1993
Recorded December 1992- March 1993 at Davout Studios, Paris, France, Westlake Studios, Los Angeles, CA, Home Studio, Santa Monica, CA
Genre Jazz-Fusion
Length 56:53
Label Atlantic
Producer Jean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty chronology
Tchokola
(1991)
No Absolute Time
(1993)
The Rite of Strings
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

No Absolute Time is an album by French Jazz-Fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1993. It marks his return to the Atlantic label.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. "No Absolute Time" – 5:42
  2. "Savannah" – 9:18
  3. "Lost Illusions" – 5:03
  4. "Dance of the Spirits" – 4:59
  5. "Forever Together" – 5:46
  6. "Caracas" – 3:53
  7. "The African Spirit" – 4:58
  8. "Speak Out" – 6:23
  9. "Blue Mambo" – 6:12
  10. "The Child in You" – 4:33

Personnel[edit]

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – violin, keyboards, electric violin and viola, synthesizer
  • Martin Atangana – guitar
  • Kevin Eubanks – guitar (on "Blue Mambo")
  • Guy N'Sangue – bass, sound effects
  • Moustapha Cisse – percussion
  • Kémo Kouyaté – harp, background vocals, Balafon, Kora
  • Abdou M'Boup – percussion, drums, sound effects, tambourine, bells, shaker, cowbell, bougarabou drums
  • Mokhtar Samba – percussion, drums, timbales, cowbell, doundoumba, bougarabou drums
  • Sydney Thiam – percussion, sound effects, bells, shaker, doundoumba
  • Wally Minko – piano, keyboards

Production notes

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – producer
  • Eduardo Chermont – engineer
  • Steve Harrison – engineer
  • Peter Kelsey – engineer
  • Patrice Lazareff – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1993 Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r184383