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James Mason - Rhythm Of Life Album
James Mason - Rhythm Of Life Album
Performer: James Mason
Title: Rhythm Of Life
Label: Chiaroscuro Records, SHOUT! Productions
Country: Japan
Released: 09 Jul 2012
Style: Jazz-Funk
Cat: CR-189, CRDJ-1891, SHOUT-246, SHOUT-246-7
Rating: 4.5/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2275 mb | MP3 size: 2562 mb | WMA size: 2743 mb
Genre: Jazz / Funk

2I've Got My Eyes On You
Drums – Dwayne Perdue
Piano – Philip Woo
4Good Thing3:13
6Sweet Power Your Embrace5:25
7Rhythm Of Life
Drums – Dwayne Perdue
8Slick City3:02
9Hey Hey Hey
Piano – Philip WooVocals – James Mason
10Sweet Power Your Embrace3:60
12Funny Girl4:20


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CR 189, CR-189James Mason Rhythm Of Life ‎(LP, Album)Chiaroscuro Records, Chiaroscuro RecordsCR 189, CR-189US1977
SHOUT-245James Mason Rhythm Of Life ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap)SHOUT! ProductionsSHOUT-245Japan2012
CR-189, CRDJ-1891, SHOUT-246, SHOUT-246-7James Mason Rhythm Of Life ‎(LP, Album + 7", Promo + Ltd, RE)Chiaroscuro Records, Chiaroscuro Records, SHOUT! Productions, SHOUT! ProductionsCR-189, CRDJ-1891, SHOUT-246, SHOUT-246-7Japan2012
ETH 189James Mason Rhythm Of Life ‎(LP, Album, RE)8th RecordsETH 189US2017
SURE 1LPJames Mason Rhythm Of Life ‎(LP, Album, RE)Sure ShotSURE 1LPUK1993


  • ArtworkRon Warwell
  • Artwork [Colour Airbrush Colouring]Karl Blickenderfer
  • Backing VocalsMbewe Ninoska Escobar
  • BassGene Torres
  • CongasMustafa Ahmed
  • DrumsNarada Michael Walden (tracks: A1 to B1, B3, B5)
  • EngineerBruce Gerstein, Fred Miller
  • Engineer, Engineer [Remix]Phil Clendeninn
  • Guitar, Piano, Keyboards [Fender Rhodes, Arp Odyssey, Poly-moog, Arp String Ensemble], Engineer [Remix], Producer, Arranged ByJames Mason
  • Photography ByRollo Phlecks
  • ProducerHank O'Neal
  • SaxophoneJusto Almario
  • VocalsClarice Taylor
  • Written-ByJames Mason, Ninoska Escobar (tracks: A1 to A3, A5 to B5)


Disk Union edition features 2 extra items that were given away with the first 100 copies of the release, subject to availability to customers of the record store chain.
- A bonus LP sized obi strip denoting the edition was part of Disk Union's 'Crossover' Series of James Mason releases.
- A bonus 'free' colour picture insert of James Mason included with 7" promo.

General reissue details:
- Manufactured as close as possible to the original LP release and 7" promo.
- LP and 7" are pressed on virgin vinyl
- LP sleeve replicates the original tipped, (textured) paper paste over thick card style design.
- Generic white LP inner sleeve design as per original release.
- LP and 7" labels replicate the original release, except for the addition of SHOUT! Productions cat #
- 7" promo tracks are the same alternate versions as the original promo.
- 7" promo is not retailed separately

© ℗ 1977 Chiaroscuro Records
Manufactured and distributed by SHOUT! Productions Co., Ltd., Japan.
Under license from Chiaroscuro Records. A division of WVIA Media.
All rights reserved STEREO

Sleeve notes:
For making the music that has inspired and shaped my musical values over the years, SPECIAL THANKS to The Crusaders, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Joseph Zawinul, Stevie Wonder, The Pointer Sisters and Stanley Clarke. And for the learning experience working as a member of his band afforded me, THANK YOU to Roy Ayers.


  • Licensed From – Chiaroscuro Records
  • Distributed By – SHOUT! Productions Co., Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – SHOUT! Productions Co., Ltd.
  • Exclusive Retailer – Disk Union