Capitol Records publish Maze’s first live album : ‘Live In New Orleans’ (1981)

Maze’s ‘Live In New Orleans’ is their first live (the fifth overall) album recorded on November 14–15, 1980 at Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana and released in 1981 by Capitol Records.

Track Listing : 1.Changing Times (Frankie Beverly) – 05:11 . 2.Joy And Pain (Frankie Beverly) – 09:45 . 3.Southern Girl (Frankie Beverly) – 06:22 . 4.Look At California (Frankie Beverly) – 011:00 . 5.Feel That You’Re Feelin’ (Frankie Beverly) – 09:48 . 6.The Look In Your Eyes (Frankie Beverly) – 07:22 . 7.Running Away (Frankie Beverly) – 05:56 . 8.Before I Let Go (Frankie Beverly) – 05:07 . 9.We Need Love To Live (Frankie Beverly) – 04:50 . 10.Reason (Frankie Beverly) – 05:04

Musicians : Maze – Band . Frankie Beverly – Composer, Piano, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals . Robin Duhe – Guitar (Bass) . Billy Johnson – Drums . Raome Lowry – Congas, Vocals (Background) . Sam Porter – Organ, Synthesizer . Ron Smith – Guitar . Mckinley Williams – Percussion, Vocals (Background) . Philip Woo – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer

Production : Produced By Frankie Beverly . David Cole – Engineer

Recorded On November 14–15, 1980 At Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Released In 1981 By Capitol Records.

Package : George Underwood – Cover . Vernon Dewhurst – Cover . David Bowie – Design Concept


Their message of global love and unity, so apparent in studio work, worked wonderfully on the road, leader Beverly cast in the role of a travelling preacher with his committed choir. […]

Lubecca @ RateYourMusic
Forget about James Brown. Maze is the tightest concert act of all time, as this live set (recorded in 1980)and its follow-up in 1986, proves. The soul-funk is tightand even on record, Frankie Beverley’s charisma comes through. […]

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The six live tracks are terrific. The four from the studio are excellent as well making Live In New Orleans a great soulful funk (or funky soul) album to listen to. There is so much to enjoy when it’s playing. […]


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