Jan Hammer: The First Seven Days (1975)

The First Seven Days

Track list:

A1 01a. Darkness
— 01b. Earth in Search of a Sun
A2 02a. Light
— 02b. Sun
A3 03. Oceans and Continents
A4 04. Fourth Day — Plants and Trees

B1 05. The Animals
B2 06. Sixth Day — The People
B3 07. The Seventh Day


Jan Hammer – piano, electric piano, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer and digital sequencer, Melltron, drums, percussion
Steve Kindler – violin (A2,B1,B2,B3)
David Earle Johnson – congas & percussion (B1,B2)

Released: 1975
Label: nemperor/atlantic – NE432 [US/Canada]
Atlantic K 50184 [UK], ATL 50 184 [De]

Recorded at Red Gate Studio, Kent, New York; 1975
Engineer: Jan Hammer
Assistant Engineer (custom audio installations): Andy Topeka

Re-mixed at Red Gate Studio

Producer: Jan Hammer


Cover illustration: Milton Glaser
Art Direction: Paula Scher