Open Mind (album)

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For the 1969 album by the English band, see The Open Mind (band).
Open Mind
Studio album by Jean-Luc Ponty
Released July 5, 1984
Genre Jazz-Fusion
Length 39:18
Label Atlantic
Producer Jean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty chronology
Individual Choice
(1983)
Open Mind
(1984)
Fables
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Open Mind is an album by French Jazz-Fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1984.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. "Open Mind" – 8:05
  2. "Solitude" – 6:05
  3. "Watching Birds" – 4:57
  4. "Modern Times Blues" – 7:17
  5. "Orbital Encounters" – 5:14
  6. "Intuition" – 7:40

Personnel[edit]

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – violin, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, piano, vocals, violectra, rhythm programming
  • George Benson – guitar on "Modern Times Blues"
  • Chick Corea – synthesizer on "Open Mind" and "Watching Birds"
  • Rayford Griffin – drums, percussion on "Orbital Encounters"
  • Casey Schelierell – drums, tabla on "Watching Birds"

Production notes

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – producer
  • Dan Nash – engineer
  • Peter R. Kelsey – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Hirsch – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Dave Marquette – engineer, assistant engineer
  • John Molino – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Jay Willis – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Dan Warme – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Gary Wagner – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Claudia Ponty – cover art concept

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1984 Billboard Jazz Albums 5
Billboard 200 171

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. (2011). "Open Mind - Jean-Luc Ponty | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 13 August 2011.