My Favorite Spyro Gyra Songs

My Favorite Spyro Gyra Songs

Formed in Buffalo, New York during the mid-1970’s by bandleader Jay Beckenstein, Spyro Gyra is an American jazz fusion band which combines jazz with elements of rhythm & blues, funk and pop music. They’ve released 31 albums since their inception and have performed over 5,000 shows…

Here’s a chronological listing of the five Spyro Gyra CD’s which I own, wherein I’ve cited three of my favorites in the order in which they appear –

Morning Dance (1979)

  • Morning Dance
  • Rasul
  • It Doesn’t Matter

Fast Forward (1990)

  • Bright Lights
  • Alexandra
  • Ocean Parkway

The Best of The First Ten Years (1998)

  • Shaker Song
  • Autumn of Our Love
  • Freetime

The Very Best of Spyro Gyra (2002)

  • Limelight
  • Ariana
  • Tower of Babel

A Foreign Affair (2011)

  • Caribe
  • Sweet Ole Thang
  • Samba For Two

My overall favorite album is Fast Forward, and my overall favorite song is Ocean Parkway.