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The man behind the keys…

Keyboardplayer Greg Mathieson is an amazing musicians that over the years has backed up a lot of artists and also have been written many songs, that has become big hits all over the world.

Greg Mathieson is based in Los Angeles, California and he was the man behind the legendary “Baked Potato Live” recording in 1982, that has been a milestone for years in liverecording in the west coast music family.

A lot of songs has been created and artists like Laura Branigan, Toni Basil, Sheena Easton, Olivia Newton John, John Travolta, Donna Summer, Barbara Streisand, Deniece Williams and many more.

In the studio Greg Mathieson has been working with and playing on albums from Alessi, Justo Almario, Abraham Laboriel, Herb Alpert, Toni Basil, Steven Bishop, Laura Branigan, Larry Carlton, Shawn Cassidy, Bill Champlin, Cher, Chris Christian, Commodores, Jerry Corbetta, Randy Crawford, Paulino Da Costa, Sheena Easton, David Foster, Jay Graydon, Billy Idol, Julio Inglesias, Al Jarreau, Mark Jordan, Steve Kipner, Koinonia, Michael Landau, Ronnie Laws, Nils Lofgren, Steve Lukather, Melissa Manchester, Gap Manginone, Manhattan Transfer, Nazareth, Lee Ritenour, David Roberts, Michael Rodgers, Michael Ruff, Seals & Croft, Simple Minds, Ringo Starr, Barbara Streisand, Donna Summer, Eric Tagg, Tower of Power, Franki Valli, Dionne Warwick, What If?, Deniece Williams, Grease, Alan Sorrenti and more.

In 1989 he released his soloalbum “For My Friends”, a studioalbum featuring: Alex Acuna, Lenny Castro, Luis Conte, Paul Jackson Jr., Abraham Laboriel, Michael Landau, Carlos Vega and others session musicians.

Now 12 years after Greg Mathieson is releasing a new Baked Potato Live recording, a double live cd with Michael Landau (guitars), Abraham Laboriel (bass), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums) and himself on keyboards. On the Baked Potato Live 2000 album you can hear the songs: The Sauce, Goyo, Abraham´s Prayer, Song For My Grandfather, S.S.F.2, Goe, Savada, I Don´t Know, Slow Glide, Greg´s Groove, I´m Home & LMNOP.

Discography

American Flyers O.S.T.

Varèse Sarabande 2016

Tracks: American Flyers, Traveling Music, Brand New Day, Gone Ridin´, Bad Moon Risong, Brothers Theme (part 1), The ´J´Factor, Theme from American Flyers, The Breakaway, Brother´s Theme (part II), Treadmill & Epilogue (third race).

Musicians on the American Flyers album: Greg Mathieson, Lee Ritenour, Glenn Shorrock, Danny Hutton, Chris Isaak, Creedence Clearwater Revival and others.

Baked Potato Super Live!

Cool Sound Records 2011

Tracks: Bomp Me, Thank You, First Time Around, I Don’t Know, Go, I’m Home & The Spud Shuffle.

Musicians on the Baked Potato Super Live! album: Greg Mathieson, Steve Lukather, Robert “Pops” Popwell & Jeff Porcaro.

Another Night At Baked Potato

LMNOP Music 2006

Tracks: Set 1/Disc 1: The Sauce, Goyo, Song For My Grandfather, MB & Q T. Set 2/Disc 2: I Don´t Know, Slow Glide, Greg´s Groove, HB “A Nice Place To Be” & LMNOP.

Musicians on the Another Night At Baked Potato album: Greg Mathieson, Abraham Laboriel Sr., Michael Landau & Abraham Laboriel Jr.

West Coast Groove

Mathieson Music 2004

Tracks: QTn, Groove Buster, Take Your Time, Foreign Fire, Love Will Take You, Party Time In DC, Slippin’ On Sunday, Put Your Mind On Vacation, Thinking About Bill-E & Barbarella.

Musicians on the West Coast Groove album: Greg Mathieson, Bill Champlin, Michael Landau, Abraham Laboriel Sr., Abraham Laboriel Jr., Vinnie Colaiuta & Luis Conte.

Laboriel Mathieson

Mathieson Music 2001

Tracks: Rosita De Abril, Doublin´, Time Has No Green Card, Con Alma, Qt, Inspiration, Savada, Givers & Seeing Is Believing.

Musicians on the Laboriel Mathieson album: Greg Mathieson & Abraham Laboriel.

Live At The Baked Potato 2000

LMNOP Music 2001

Tracks: Set 1/Disc 1: The Sauce, Goyo, Abraham´s Prayer, Song For My Grandfather, S.S.F.2, Goe & Savada. Set 2/Disc 2: I Don´t Know, Slow Glide, Greg´s Groove, I´m Home & LMNOP.

Musicians on the Live At The Baked Potato 2000 album: Greg Mathieson, Abraham Laboriel, Michael Landau & Vinnie Colaiuta.

Baked Potato Super Live!

Cool Sound Records 1999

Tracks: Bomp Me, Thank You, First Time Around, I Don’t Know, Go, I’m Home & The Spud Shuffle.

Musicians on the Baked Potato Super Live! album: Greg Mathieson, Steve Lukather, Robert “Pops” Popwell & Jeff Porcaro.

For My Friends

Headfirst Records 1989

Tracks: I Don’t Know, Song for My Grandfather, For My Friends, All Blues, Savada, Goe, 20 Bar Blues, Slow Glide 2 & LMNOP.

Musicians on the For My Friends album: Greg Mathieson, Alex Acuna, Lenny Castro, Luis Conte, Michael Landau, Carlos Vega, Casey Young, Paul Jackson & Abraham Laboriel.

American Flyers

GRP Records 1985

Tracks: American Flyers, Traveling Music, Brand New Day, Gone Ridin´, Bad Moon Risong, Brothers Theme (part 1), The ´J´Factor, Theme from American Flyers, The Breakaway, Brother´s Theme (part II), Treadmill & Epilogue (third race).

Musicians on the American Flyers album: Greg Mathieson, Lee Ritenour, Glenn Shorrock, Danny Hutton, Chris Isaak, Creedence Clearwater Revival and others.

Baked Potato Super Live!

CBS Records 1982

Tracks: Bomp Me, Thank You, First Time Around, I Don’t Know, Go, I’m Home & The Spud Shuffle.

Musicians on the Baked Potato Super Live! album: Greg Mathieson, Steve Lukather, Robert “Pops” Popwell & Jeff Porcaro.

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