Saturday, September 19, 2009

VIDEO: Stanley Clarke with Ray Gomez - "The Midnight Special", Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., July 21, 1978 [DVD]

This is one hot piece of electric fusion power from the seventies. It's enjoyable to see a very young Stanley Clarke at work here. Both audio and video quality are very good and this great performance really is a Must-See for any serious jazz-rock-fusion fan !! Enjoy !!!


These songs have not been released on "The Midnight Special" DVD Box Set.


Stanley Clarke - bass
Ray Gomez - guitar
Darryl Brown - drums
James Tinsley - trumpet
Al Harrison - trumpet
Bob Malach - tenor saxophone
Al Williams - baritone saxophone
Michael Garson (?) - keyboards

Taper: bpthree

Taping Gear: Cable TV> Sony Betamax SL-8200 (X1 Speed)

Lineage: Sony L-500 Master Videotape> Sony Betamax SL-8200 playback> Sony VRD-MC3 Stand Alone DVD Burner> Trade DVD-R> Nero Recode (at 100%)

Set List:

01. Eddie Money Intro/Rock N' Roll Jelly
02. Hot Fun

NTSC-DVD = 644MB (9:07m)

no menus, 5 minute auto chapters

Video Quality: A

Audio Quality: A

Video: 720x480 pixel
Frame rate: VBR at 29.970 frames
DVD format / Video System: NTSC 4:3
Region: 0
Audio Codec: AC3
Audio Bitrate: 0xbd[0x80]: 48000Hz; 256 kb/s tot, stereo (2/0)

Enjoy !!!

Download links in comments


Dr. Fusion said...

Download links:

Part 01
Part 02
Part 03
Part 04
Part 05
Part 06
Part 07

One Word said...

Thanks for Stanley but especially for Ray Gomez. I consider Ray to be the most underrated guitarist in memory and the one I believe really pioneered so-called fusion guitar. More Ray!