Richard Burton (Piano, keyboards, drum loops and organ); Ray Ferretti (Electric guitar and bass);
Glenn Ferracone (Drums); Ron Thomas (Keyboards); Bobby Rose (Electric guitar); Brent Shallcross (Electric guitar); Paul Klinefelter (Acoustic Bass)
'Fat Samba' is a collection of fourteen original pieces composed by Richard Burton,
Ray Ferretti and Ron Thomas.
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1. Fat Samba (LISTEN TO AUDIO) is electric samba featuring the soaring guitar melodies of Ray Ferretti.
2. Funk Five is based a modal funk groove in 5/4 with the killer unison line occurring
once each minute. It is a perfect vehicle synthesizer solos by Richard Burton and
Ron Thomas and a guitar solo by Ray Ferretti. Listen to Bobby Rose's ingenious
rhythm guitar playing.
3. Frenzy Dance (LISTEN TO AUDIO) is an uptempo dance groove with Ray Ferretti's Leslie powered
4. Seedless is a bossa nova which was written in 1979 where steel drums meet
distorted guitar melodies.
5. Sofi Rocks is a simple rocker which Ray Ferretti tears up on guitar.
6. Lydian Atmosphere is another vehicle Ray Ferretti's guitar playing over shifting
7. Mr. Duke is the short funk piece with duel solos by Richard Burton's electric
piano and Ray Ferretti's guitar.
8. India (LISTEN TO AUDIO) is a complex weave of instruments over an E drone. Bobby Rose and
Ray Ferretti on guitars, Richard Burton on various synthesizers and piano
and Glenn Ferracone on drums.
9. Javier is a medium tempo rock ballad featuring the melodic guitar of Ray
Ferretti and electric piano of Richard Burton. The rhythm is held down by
the trio of Brent Shallcross, Paul Klinefelter and Glenn Ferracone.
10. Maurice is Earth, Wind & Fire meets Ray Ferretti's solo guitar.
11. Seven 13 (LISTEN TO AUDIO) features Richard Burton's organ and piano.
12. Ill Chill (LISTEN TO AUDIO) is another funk groove featuring Ron Thomas's melodic synth.
13. Cycle is the rock version of the tune previously heard on Kristin
Garson's Music Under The Influence.
14. Bloodwyn is a little Jethro Tull inspired waltz featuring Ray Ferretti,
Glenn Ferracone and Richard Burton