gruska

The leadsinger from Maxus…

The leadsinger from the lengendary group Maxus Jay Gruska is a brilliant songwriter, that has written a lot of songs for other artists. Especially his song “What You Are Missing” that was a big hit for Chicago at their “16” album.

He released two albums, the first “Gruska On Gruska” in 1974 where produced by Michael Omartian and with guest musicians such as Larry Carlton and Dean Parks.

Both most people remember his second release “Which One Of Us Is Me”, produced by himself and with a star lineup of musicians suchs as Michael Landau, Steve Lukather, Vinnie Colaiuta, Mike Porcaro, John Robinson, Michael Omartian, Carlos Vega, Tim Pierce and others. A great album that has is release in 1984.

Today Jay Gruska is working as a filmcomposer and is also known as a musical director of the movies/ TV drama such as “Lois And Clark” (Superman TV series).

Read more about Jay Gruska at his official website.

Discography

Gruska On Gruska

Universal Music 2010

Tracks: Every Time I Try, 88, A Letter, Me, Adele, What We´ve Just Ended, People Races, Close Your Eyes & Baby In Us All.

Musicians on the Gruska On Gruska album: Jay Gruska, David Hungate, Dean Parks, Michael Omartian, Larry Carlton, Marilyn Scott, Ed Greene, Max Bennett, David Kemper, Geoff Lieb, Wilton Felder and others.

Lois & Clark

Warner Bros 1997

Tracks: Main Title Theme, The Mothership, Lois & Clark Courting, The Final Proposal, Clark In The Country, The Final Battle, Lois´Big Band, Clark´s Salsa, Superman Says Goodbye, Lois & Clark´s New Home, Baby Dreams, The Villians, Superman Flies Home, Lois & Clark´s First Love Theme, Virtual Reality, Taz Arrives, Zarah & Ching, Tempus, Clark Fun, Playing The Game & Main Title Theme (extended mix).

Musicians on the Lois & Clark album: Jay Gruska, Bruno Coon, Steve Tavaglione, Mike Lang and others.

Which On Of Us Is Me

Elektra Records 1984

Tracks: Desperate Eyes, Atlanta Calling, Tattoo, The Motion, Cancun, Which One Of Us Is Me, Take A Number, Famous, Circus & Baby Theme.

Musicians on the Which One Of Us Is Me album: Jay Gruska, Michael Landau, Tony Berg, Steve Lukather, Nathan East, Mike Porcaro, Abraham Laboriel, John Pierce, Neil Stubenhaus, Michael Omartian, Randy Kerber, Craig Siegel, John Robinson, Carlos Vega, Vinnie Colaiuta, Doane Perry, Mike Fisher, Don Williams, Chaz Love, George Englund, Jermaine Jackson, Brock Walsh, Joseph Williams, Nick Uhrig, Paul Gordon, Michele Gruska & Debbie Shapiro.

Gruska On Gruska

Warner Bros 1974

Tracks: Every Time I Try, 88, A Letter, Me, Adele, What We´ve Just Ended, People Races, Close Your Eyes & Baby In Us All.

Musicians on the Gruska On Gruska album: Jay Gruska, David Hungate, Dean Parks, Michael Omartian, Larry Carlton, Marilyn Scott, Ed Greene, Max Bennett, David Kemper, Geoff Lieb, Wilton Felder and others.

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