Monday, November 27, 2023

White Water - Out Of The Darkness (1973 us, awesome funk jazz brass psych rock)



Early seventies New York based horn-band, previous known as The Blue Jays. Their "Out Of The Darkness" LP released in 1973 produced by Vini Poncia.

Dick Domane was born as Richard DiDomenico in Providence, subsequently a member of the New York based horn-band White Water. Dick Domane passed away February 10, 2022.

John Vastano ╬┐bituary was the lead singer/song writer of the Blue Jays and White Water RCA recording artists. He wrote the Olivia Newton John hit "Deeper Than The Night", as well as songs for Leo Sayer, Melissa Manchester, Cher, Peter Criss of Kiss, Carol Bayer Sager and many other artists. He also wrote motion picture soundtracks for "The Warriors" and "Hugo the Hippo". Johnny  passed away September 21, 2018.
Tracks
1. Let Me Take You Down - 5:33
2. Storm In My Soul - 6:14
3. (Caught Up In) White Water - 5:32
4. Ain't Nothin' So Bad - 5:35
5. Reach On Out (Johnny Vastano, Vini Poncia) - 4:05
6. Long Time Ago (Johnny Vastano) - 3:36
7. Out Of The Darkness (Johnny Vastano, Vini Poncia) - 4:31
8. The People Say (Dick Domane) - 8:46
All songs by Dick Domane, Johnny Vastano, Vini Poncia except where indicated

White Water
*Johnny Vastano - Lead Vocals, Guitar, 
*Bob Fiocco - Bass, Trombone, 
*Conrad Catalano - Drums, Percussion, 
*John Emma - Saxophone, 
*Dick Domane - Organ, Trumpet, 
*Paul Phillips - Trumpet, Flugel Horn