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Spyro Gyra - City Kids Full Album

Spyro Gyra - City Kids Full Album

  • Performer: Spyro Gyra
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Title: City Kids
  • Released: 1983
  • Style: Fusion, Jazz-Funk
  • Label: MCA Records
  • Catalog: MCF 3178
  • Country: UK & Europe
  • MP3 version size: 1275 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1938 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 539


2Serpent In Paradise4:45
3A Ballad5:42
5Silver Linings4:36
6City Kids5:10
7Islands In The Sky6:44
8Haverstraw Road5:00


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
MCA-5431Spyro Gyra City Kids ‎(LP, Album)MCA RecordsMCA-5431US1983
MCA-5431Spyro Gyra City Kids ‎(LP, Album)MCA RecordsMCA-5431Spain1983
250 456-1Spyro Gyra City Kids ‎(LP, Album, RP)MCA Records250 456-1Europe1984
MCA-5431(MCA-3553)Spyro Gyra City Kids ‎(LP, Album, Eur)MCA RecordsMCA-5431(MCA-3553)US1983
74321 20266 2Spyro Gyra City Kids ‎(CD, Album)RCA, BMG74321 20266 2Germany1994


  • Alto SaxophoneJay Beckenstein (tracks: A1, A2, A4, B3, B4)
  • Art DirectionGeorge Osaki
  • BassEddie Gomez (tracks: A3, B2), Kim Stone (tracks: A1), Marcus Miller (tracks: B1, B3, B4), Will Lee (tracks: A2, A4)
  • CongasManolo Badrena (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B2)
  • DrumsEli Konikoff (tracks: A1), Steve Gadd (tracks: A3, B1, B2, B4), Steve Jordan (tracks: A2, A4, B3)
  • Electric PianoRichard Tee (tracks: A4, B4), Tom Schuman (tracks: A1, B1 to B3)
  • EngineerMichael Barry
  • Engineer [Assistant]Bob Troeller, John Penzotti
  • GuitarChet Catallo (tracks: A1 to A3, B1, B3), Hiram Bullock (tracks: A2, A4, B3), Steve Love (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B3, B4)
  • Illustration [Cover Illustrations]Michael G. Cobb
  • LyriconJay Beckenstein (tracks: A2 to A4)
  • Mastered ByBob Ludwig
  • PercussionGerardo Velez (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B3), Manolo Badrena (tracks: A2, A3, B1, B2), Steve Gadd (tracks: A4, B4)
  • PianoJeremy Wall (tracks: A4), Jorge Dalto (tracks: A3)
  • ProducerJay Beckenstein, Richard Calandra
  • Producer [Assistant]Jeremy Wall, Tom Schuman (tracks: A1, B2)
  • Soprano SaxophoneJay Beckenstein (tracks: A2, A3, B1, B2)
  • SynthesizerJeremy Wall (tracks: A4, B1), Tom Schuman (tracks: A1, A2, B1 to B3)
  • VibraphoneDave Samuels (tracks: A3, B1, B2)
  • VocalsLani Groves (tracks: A1)
  • Written-ByJay Beckenstein (tracks: A2, A3, B3, B4), Jeremy Wall (tracks: A4, B1), Tom Schuman (tracks: A1, B2)


  • Rights Society: MCPS/BIEM
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): MCF-3178-A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): MCF-3178-B1


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Transcontinent Record Sales, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Produced For – Crosseyed Bear Productions
  • Recorded At – BearTracks Recording Studio
  • Mixed At – BearTracks Recording Studio
  • Mastered At – Masterdisk


City Kids is the seventh album by Spyro Gyra, released in 1983. At Billboard magazine, it reached No. 66 on the Top 200 Albums chart, and No. 2 on that magazine's Jazz Albums chart. All tracks are written by Jay Beckenstein except where noted. Jay Beckenstein alto sax, soprano sax, saxophone, Lyricon, percussion. Tom Schuman keyboards. Jeremy Wall keyboards, percussion. Dave Samuels marimba, vibraphone. Chet Catallo guitar. Eli Konikoff drums. City Kids 5:10 Tom Schuman. Serpent in Paradise 4:45 Jay Beckenstein. City Kids Jay Beckenstein Alto Saxophone Tom Schuman Electric Piano, Synthesizers Chet Catallo Guitars Kim Stone Bass Eli Konikoff Drums Gerardo Velez Percussion. Serpent in Paradise Jay Beckenstein Soprano Saxophone, Lyricon Jorge Dalto Piano Dave Samuels Vibraphone Eddie Gomez Bass Steve Gadd Drums Chet Catallo Guitar Steve Love Guitar, Guitar Solo Hiram Bullock Guitar Will Lee Bass Steve Jordan Drums Gerardo Velez Percussion Manolo Badrena Percussion. Songs in album Spyro Gyra - City Kids 1983. Spyro Gyra - City Kids. Spyro Gyra - Serpent In Paradise. Spyro Gyra - A Ballad. Spyro Gyra - Nightlife. Spyro Gyra - Islands In The Sky. Spyro Gyra - Conversations. Spyro Gyra - Silver Linings. Spyro Gyra - Haverstraw Road. City Kids is the seventh album by Spyro Gyra, released in 1983 see 1983 in music. City Kids Tom Schuman - 5:11. Serpent In Paradise Jay Beckenstein - 4:45. A Ballad Jay Beckenstein - 5:42. Nightlife Jeremy Wall - 4:32. Islands in the Sky Jeremy Wall - 6:44. Conversations Tom Schuman - 5:34. Silver Linings Jay Beckenstein - 4:36. Haverstraw Road Jay Beckenstein - 5:00. Jay Beckenstein alto and soprano saxophones. Tom Schuman electric piano, synthesizers. Track listing. City Kids, 1983. Spyro Gyra. City Kids, 05:11. A Ballad, 05:43. Nightlife, 04:42. City Kids is a music album by Spyro Gyra released in 1983. City Kids is ranked 70,735th in the overall chart, 8,633rd in the 1980s, and 816th in the year 1983. Spyro Gyra- City Kids- 1983-VG Condition: Used. Time left: 6h 23m 20s Ships to: Worldwide. Spyro Gyra City Kids nm- NY Jazz I Condition: Used. City Kids is a popart songfolk music album recording by SPYRO GYRA released in 1983 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. SPYRO GYRA - City Kids. Jazz music community with review and forums. Album 1983. Filed under PopArt SongFolk By SPYRO GYRA