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Johnny Hammond - Gears Album

Johnny Hammond - Gears Album
Johnny Hammond
Fusion, Jazz-Funk
24 Sep 2014
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1Los Conquistadores Chocolatés
Vocals [Recitation] – William JordanWritten-By – Larry And Fonce Mizell
2Can't We Smile?
Written-By – Larry And Fonce Mizell
3Lost On 23rd Street
Written-By – Larry And Fonce Mizell
4Shifting Gears
Written-By – Larry And Fonce Mizell
Written-By – Hammond, L. Mizell
6Tell Me What To Do
Written-By – Larry And Fonce Mizell


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
M-9062Johnny Hammond Gears ‎(LP, Album)Milestone M-9062US1975
M-9062Johnny Hammond Gears ‎(LP, Album, RE)Milestone M-9062USUnknown
MX 9062Johnny Hammond Gears ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM)Milestone MX 9062UK1993
CDBGPD 291Johnny Hammond Gears ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)BGP RecordsCDBGPD 291UK2015
OJCCD-914-2, M-9062Johnny Hammond Gears ‎(CD, Album, RE)Original Jazz Classics, Milestone OJCCD-914-2, M-9062Europe1996


  • Arranged ByLarry Mizell
  • Art DirectionPhil Carroll
  • Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Vocals]Larry And Fonce Mizell
  • ClavinetFonce Mizell
  • Conductor, CopyistSigidi
  • DrumsHarvey Mason
  • Electric BassChuck Rainey
  • Electric PianoJerry Peters, Johnny Hammond
  • Engineer [Recording Assistant]Phil Kaffel
  • Engineer [Recording]Eddie Bill Harris
  • Engineer [Remix Assistant]Jeff Hawks
  • Engineer [Remix]David Hassinger, Jim Nipar
  • Executive Producer – Orrin Keepnews
  • Flute, VibraphoneRoger Glenn
  • GuitarCraig McMullen, John Rowen
  • Keyboards [Solina]Larry Mizell
  • Percussion, Cymbal, GongKenneth Nash
  • Photography By [Booklet]Phil Bray
  • Photography By [Cover]Charlie Franklin
  • PianoJerry Peters
  • ProducerLarry And Fonce Mizell
  • Synthesizer, OrganJohnny Hammond
  • Tenor SaxophoneHadley Caliman
  • TromboneJulian Priester
  • ViolinMichael White


Produced for Sky High Productions, Inc.
Recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, July 1975.
Remix at Sound Factory, Hollywood, September 1975.

Harvey Mason appears courtesy of Arista Records.
Roger Glenn appears courtesy of Prestige Records.

Contains Japanese liner notes pullout.

The barcode is only present on the partial jewel case cover.


  • Barcode: 4 988005 843081
  • Rights Society: JASRAC


  • Produced For – Sky High Productions, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Fantasy Studios
  • Mixed At – The Sound Factory
  • Distributed By – Universal Music LLc
  • Marketed By – Universal Music LLc
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fantasy, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Fantasy, Inc.
  • Record Company – Universal Classics & Jazz


Gears is an album by jazz keyboardist Johnny Hammond. It was released in 1975 and produced by Larry and Fonce Mizell. Tell Me What to Do 5:16. Los Conquistadores Chocolatés 5:56. Lost on 23rd Street 6:36. Fantasy 6:06. Shifting Gears 5:19. Can't We Smile 4:35. Johnny Hammond Smith - Organ, Synthesizer, Electric Piano. Larry Mizell - Keyboards Solina, Backing Vocals. Fonce Mizell - Clarinet, Backing Vocals. Jerry Peters - Electric Piano, Piano. Harvey Mason - Drums. Chuck Rainey - Electric Bass. Songs in album Johnny Hammond Smith - Gears 1975. Johnny Hammond Smith - Tell Me What To Do. Johnny Hammond Smith - Los Conquistadores Chocolates. Johnny Hammond Smith - Lost On 23Rd Street. Johnny Hammond Smith - Fantasy. Johnny Hammond Smith - Shifting Gears. Thankfully, the record-buying public at large had the good sense to politely ignore these people and continue purchasing records with these new sounds, largely concocted by the production team of Larry and Fonce Mizell. This time around, their subject was Johnny Hammond Smith who proves to be more than up to the task of playing around and inside the Mizell's string arrangements which foreshadowed the early days of disco. This item:Gears by Johnny Hammond Audio CD . Only 1 left in stock more on the way. Ships from and sold by . Gambler's Life by Johnny Hammond Audio CD . Ships from and sold by samurai media JPN4US. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Overall this is a must have album if you are a jazz funk head and in my opinion this is the greatest project that came from the short lived Johnny Hammond and Mizell Brothers partnership. I actually stumbled upon this album by 'accident' and before I heard this I considered 'Gambler's Life' to be superior . Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and . Johnny Hammond Boogaloo. Listen full album. View all Johnny Hammond albums. Johnny Hammond. 6 tracks. Released in 1975. Shifting Gears. Johnny Hammond Smith. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things 1961 Full Album - Продолжительность: 40:39 Jazz Hammond. Gears 2xLP, Album, RE, RM, Cle. BGP Records. HIQLP2 034. Absolute knockout rare groove cult LP from Mr Johnny Hammond and produced by the Mizells and in the same league as 'Places and Spaces' LP by Donald different Rispondi Avvertimi Helpful. Johnny Hammond: It's Too Late, Workin' On A Groovy Thing, Never Can Say Goodbye и другие песни. Lee Ritenour, Bob Albums. Johnny Hammond - Gears