Individual Choice

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Individual Choice
Individual Choice.jpg
Studio album by Jean-Luc Ponty
Released August 1, 1983 (1983-08-01)
Recorded March–May 1983
Studio The Music Grinder and Cherokee Recording Studios
Genre Jazz fusion, electronic
Length 37:05
Label Atlantic
Producer Jean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty chronology
Mystical Adventures
(1982)Mystical Adventures1982
Individual Choice
(1983)
Open Mind
(1984)Open Mind1984
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Individual Choice is an album by French jazz fusion violinist Jean-Luc Ponty that was released in 1983.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. "Computer Incantations for World Peace" – 5:41
  2. "Far from the Beaten Paths" – 5:59
  3. "In Spiritual Love" – 7:01
  4. "Eulogy to Oscar Romero" – 2:32
  5. "Nostalgia" – 5:02
  6. "Individual Choice" – 4:56
  7. "In Spite of All" – 5:55

Personnel[edit]

Production notes

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – producer
  • Gary Skardina – drum recordings
  • Peter R. Kelsey – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Graham – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – engineer, mastering
  • Mark Hanauer – photography
  • Bob Defrin – art direction

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1983 Billboard Jazz Albums 2
Billboard Pop Albums 85
Billboard 200 134

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. (2011). "Individual Choice - Jean-Luc Ponty | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 13 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 163. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.