Aurora (Jean-Luc Ponty album)

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Aurora
Aurora Jean Luc Ponty.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 26, 1976
RecordedDecember 1975
StudioCherokee Studios (Los Angeles, California)
GenreJazz fusion
Length37:28
LabelAtlantic
ProducerJean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty chronology
Upon the Wings of Music
(1975)
Aurora
(1976)
Imaginary Voyage
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[2]

Aurora is a studio album by French jazz fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1976. It was reissued on audio cassette in 1990 and on CD in 1992.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. "Is Once Enough?" – 4:58
  2. "Renaissance" – 5:48
  3. "Aurora, Pt. 1" – 2:46
  4. "Aurora, Pt. 2" – 6:15
  5. "Passenger of the Dark" – 4:17
  6. "Lost Forest" – 5:27
  7. "Between You and Me" – 5:58
  8. "Waking Dream" – 2:25

Personnel[edit]

Production
  • Jean-Luc Ponty – producer
  • Larry Hirsch – engineer, mixing
  • George Putko – engineer, studio assistant
  • Zal Schreiber – mastering
  • Jim Marshall – photography
  • Jean-Paul Oren – photography
  • Phil A. Ceccola – cover photo

Charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
Billboard Jazz Albums 14
Billboard Pop Albums 123

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jean-Luc Ponty - Aurora (1976) by Scott Yanow
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 163. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.

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