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Bernard Wright - 'Nard mp3

Bernard Wright - 'Nard mp3 Performer: Bernard Wright
Title: 'Nard
Style: Jazz-Funk, Funk, Disco
Category: Jazz / Funk
Date of release: 1981
Country: US
Label: Arista GRP
Catalog number: GRP 5011
Size MP3: 2706 mb
Size FLAC: 1353 mb
Rating: 4.0


Choir [Vocal Group] – Pat HeavenDrums – Howard GrateElectric Bass – Marcus MillerElectric Guitar – Ronald MillerElectric Guitar, Arranged By – Henry "Hanky" Grate Jr.Horns – Ed Jackson, Jimmy OwensLead Vocals, Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Clavinet, Synthesizer [Obx], Choir [Vocal Group] – Bernard WrightSynthesizer [Obx] – Dave GrusinWritten-By, Horns, Choir [Vocal Group], Arranged By – Al "Wink" Flythe
2Master Rocker
Drums – Mike FlytheElectric Bass – Marcus MillerElectric Guitar – Bobby BroomLead Vocals – Al "Wink" Flythe, Pat HeavenWritten-By – Weldon IrvineWritten-By, Arranged By, Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Clavinet, Lead Vocals – Bernard WrightWritten-By, Electric Guitar – Ronnie Miler
3Music Is The Key
Backing Vocals – Luther Vandross, Patti AustinDrums – Buddy WilliamsElectric Bass, Arranged By – Marcus MillerElectric Guitar – Bobby BroomElectric Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer – Ronald MillerLead Vocals, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic] – Bernard WrightPercussion – Crusher BennettSynthesizer [Obx] – Dave GrusinWritten-By, Music By – Tommy Smith , Weldon Irvine
4We're Just The Band
Choir [Vocal Group] – Bobby Floyd, Kevin "Oz" Osborne, Mike Flythe, Pat HeavenDrums – Howard GrateElectric Bass, Choir [Vocal Group] – Barry "Sunjon" JohnsonHorns – Ed Jackson, Jimmy OwensHorns, Choir [Vocal Group], Arranged By – Al "Wink" FlythePiano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer [Obx], Choir [Vocal Group] – Bernard WrightWritten-By, Electric Guitar, Arranged By – Henry "Hanky" Grate Jr.
5Just Chillin' Out
Drums – Charley DraytonElectric Guitar – Bobby Broom, Ronald MillerLyrics By, Arranged By, Piano [Acoustic], Clavinet, Backing Vocals, Voice [Street Rap Backgrounds] – Bernard WrightLyrics By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Barry "Sunjon" JohnsonLyrics By, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Voice [Street Rap Backgrounds] – Al "Wink" FlytheSynthesizer [Obx] – Dave GrusinVoice [Street Rap Backgrounds] – Greg Fraction, Mike Flythe, Rick Matthews , Steve Teele, Ted MatthewsWritten-By, Music By, Arranged By, Electric Bass – Marcus Miller
Backing Vocals – Desiré White, Sheri SnyderDrums – Dennis ChambersElectric Bass – Marcus MillerElectric Guitar – Kevin OliverElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Dave GrusinPiano [Acoustic], Melodica, Synthesizer [Obx], Clavinet, Arranged By – Bernard WrightWritten-By, Words By, Music By, Arranged By, Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Don Blackman
7Firebolt Hustle
Drums – Howard GrateElectric Bass – Barry "Sunjon" JohnsonHorns – Ed Jackson, Jimmy OwensPercussion – Crusher BennettPiano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer [Obx] – Bernard WrightTenor Saxophone, Soloist, Horns, Arranged By – Al "Wink" FlytheWritten-By – Harold GrateWritten-By, Electric Guitar, Arranged By – Henry "Hanky" Grate Jr.
8Bread Sandwiches
Drums [Set #1] – Charley DraytonDrums [Set #2] – Mike FlytheElectric Piano – Ronald MillerWritten-By – Denzel A. Miller Jr.Written-By, Electric Bass – Steve TeeleWritten-By, Electric Piano [Yamaha Cp-80, Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic], Clavinet, Synthesizer [Obx], Arranged By – Bernard Wright
Acoustic Bass – Buster WilliamsDrums – Roy HaynesPiano [Acoustic] – Bernard WrightWritten-By – Miles Davis


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
GRP 5011Bernard Wright 'Nard ‎(LP, Album, Pit)Arista GRPGRP 5011US1981
GRP 5011Bernard Wright 'Nard ‎(LP, Album, RE)Arista GRPGRP 5011UK2018
BVCM-37240Bernard Wright 'Nard ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Arista, BMGBVCM-37240Japan2001
SICP 3521Bernard Wright 'Nard ‎(CD, Album, RE)Arista GRPSICP 3521Japan2012
GRP 5011Bernard Wright 'Nard ‎(LP, Album, San)Arista GRPGRP 5011US1981


  • Art DirectionDonn Davenport
  • Artwork, DesignHoward Fritzson
  • Coordinator [Grp Production]Peter J. Lopez
  • FeaturingThe Jamaica All-Stars
  • Handclaps [The Jamaica Handclap Section]Al "Wink" Flythe, Charley Drayton, Darryl "Winchow" Rowe, Dennis Chambers, Desiré White, Greg Fraction, Kevin Oliver, Kevin "Oz" Osborne, Kurt Smith, Marcus Miller, Mike Flythe, Pat Heaven, Rick Matthews , Sheri Snyder, Steve Teele, Ted Matthews
  • Management [Personal]Mr. Weldon Irvine
  • Mastered ByTed Jensen
  • Other [Hair] – Webster McKnight
  • Other [Makeup] – Pat Evans
  • Other [Stylist] – Hui Wang
  • Photography ByJohn Ford
  • Producer, Mixed By, FeaturingDave Grusin
  • Producer, Recorded By, Mixed ByLarry Rosen
  • Recorded By [Additional Recording And Assistance], Mixed By [Assisted By]Ollie Cotton


Wide ring stamp like the other first pressings, however the matrix runouts are unique.

Includes a paper inner jacket with lyrics and a photo.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1: Runout, Hand Etched, Stamped): unknown mark S GRP 5011 SA CSI SXT STERLING


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – A&R Studios
  • Mixed At – A&R Studios
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria