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(1975) is the fifth studio album by No Mystery jazz-rock fusion band Return to Forever.
Production [ edit ]
All members of the group contributed compositions to this album. Side A contains heavily funk-influenced material composed by each member of the group, whereas Side B is filled by Chick Corea compositions. Chick Corea won the
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Individual or Group Grammy Award in 1975 for this album. "Flight of the Newborn" is Di Meola's first recorded composition. Di Meola's solos are an early example of  shredding.
Stanley Clarke would later re-record "Dayride" with background vocals for his solo album,
, released in 1978. Likewise, Al Di Meola re-recorded a longer version of "No Mystery" for his solo album Modern Man in 1991. World Sinfonia
Track listing [ edit ]
(Clarke) – 3:25 "Jungle Waterfall"
(Corea, Clarke) – 3:03 "Flight of the Newborn"
(Di Meola) – 7:23 "Sofistifunk"
(White) – 3:51 "Excerpt from the First Movement of Heavy Metal"
(Corea, Clarke, White, Di Meola) – 2:45 "No Mystery"
(Corea) – 6:10 "Interplay"
(Corea, Clarke) – 2:15 "Celebration Suite part I"
(Corea) – 8:27 "Celebration Suite part II"
(Corea) – 5:32
Personnel [ edit ]
Al Di Meola – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Chick Corea – acoustic piano, electric piano, clavinet, Yamaha organ, synthesizers, snare drum, marimba, vocals
Stanley Clarke – electric bass, acoustic bass, Yamaha organ, synthesizer, vocals
Lenny White – drums, percussion, congas, marimba
Shelly Yakus – engineer Tom Rabstenek – mastering
Bill Levy – cover art direction
Chart performance [ edit ]
References [ edit ]