Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Minnie Riperton - Aventures In Paradise


Year : 1975
Label : Epic/Sony
Genre : Soul
Style : Funk/Soul

For this second album recorded for Epic, Minnie is associated to the cream of L.A.'s Jazz Fusion Funk musicians, The Crusaders (former band The Jazz Crusaders) featuring Larry Carlton & Joe Sample but also saxophonist Tom Scott and guest, harpist Dorothy Ashby. Entirely produced and arranged with Larry Carlton, this album is a continuation of his previous LP, Perfect Angel. Inside My Love was selected for the soundtarck of Tarantino movie' Jackie Brown. All tracks conducted by Larry Carlton, written by Minnie Riperton with his writing partner Richard Rudolph except tracks 1 to 2 & 7 with Leon Ware, Love And Its Glory with E.T. Brown & Adventures In Paradise with Joe Sample.

Minnie Riperton_vocal
Ed Brown_bass
Jim Gordon_drums, percussion
Larry Carlton & Dean Parks_guitar
Joe Sample_keyboards
Jim Horn & Tom Scott_saxophone 
The Sid Sharp Strings_strings

01. Baby, This Love I Have
02. Feelin' That Your Feelin's Right
03. When It Comes Down To It
04. Minnie's Lament
05. Love And Its Glory
06. Adventures In Paradise
07. Inside My Love
08. Alone In Brewster Bay
09. Simple Things
10. Don't Let Anyone Bring You Down
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