09/01/2017

Abraham Laboriel "Dear Friends" (1993) -Smooth Jazz-


 Label : Moo Records


01 - Quote, Unquote (Abraham Laboriel & Greg Mathieson)
02 - And I Do (Abraham Laboriel, Abraham Laboriel Jr. & Frank Zottoli)
03 - Holidays (Abraham Laboriel, Abraham Laboriel Jr. & Frank Zottoli)
04 - Look At Me (Abraham Laboriel & Vinnie Colaiuta)
05 - Goyo (Greg Mathieson)
06 - Dear Friends (Abraham Laboriel)
07 - Samba 7 (Abraham Laboriel & Greg Mathieson)
08 - My Joy Is You (Abraham Laboriel)
09 - Simple Self (Greg Mathieson)
10 - Arroyo (Abraham Laboriel)

Bonus Tracks

11 - Los Mios (My Own) (Abraham Laboriel)
12 - Quote, Unquote (Edited Version) (Abraham Laboriel & Greg Mathieson)
13 - And I Do (Edited Version) (Abraham Laboriel, Abraham Laboriel Jr. & Frank Zottoli)


Produced by Greg Mathieson except "Los Mios" Produced by Bill Maxwell
Executive Producers : Jerry Levin & Yoshio Maki
Arranged by Abraham Laboriel & Greg Mathieson except "Los Mios" Arranged by Abraham Laboriel
Recorded at Ocean Way (Tracks 01 to 05 & 10) & Studio 56 (06 to 09 - 12), Los Angeles 
Additional Recording at Goldmine Studio, Los Angeles, USA
Recorded Live at Koncerthuset, Stockholm, Sweden (Track 11)
Engineered by Alan Sides & Tommy Vicari except "Los Mios" Engineered by Keith Grant
Assistant Engineers : Bart Stevens & Eric Rudd at Ocean Way, Brian Richards at Studio 56, Richard McKernan, Michael Hutchinson & Greg Mathieson at Goldmine Studio
Synthesizer programming by Casey Young
Mixed by Tommy Vicari at Sound Chamber Recorders, North Hollywood except "Los Mios" Mixed at Pacifique Recording Studios, North Hollywood
Assisted by Casey Stone & James McIlvery except "Los Mios" Assisted by Anas Allaf
Mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc Systems, Hollywood


01 - Quote, Unquote

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Steve Gadd : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion
Ernie Watts : Saxophone

02 - Andido

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Philip Bailey : Lead vocals
Abraham Laboriel Jr. : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion
Dean Parks : Guitar
Justo Almario : Saxophone solo
Bill Champlin : Background vocals

03 - Holidays

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Steve Gadd : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar

04 - Look At Me

Abraham Laboriel : Bass & Vocals
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Abraham Laboriel Jr. : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion

05 - Goyo

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Steve Gadd : Drums
Justo Almario : Saxophone
Luis Conte : Percussion

06 - Dear Friends

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Dave Grusin : Acoustic Piano
Don Grusin : Keyboards
Alex Acuna : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion

07 - Samba 7

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Al Jarreau : Lead vocals
Alex Acuna : Drums & Percussion
Tamara Champlin, Morgan Ames, Darlene Koldenhoven, Carmen Twillie, Kate Markowitz & Clyde Edwards : Background vocals

08 - My Joy Is You

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards & Hammond B-3
Joe Sample : Acoustic Piano
Larry Carlton : Guitar
Frank Zottoli : Keyboards
Jim Keltner : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion

09 - Simple Self

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Larry Carlton : Guitar
Jim Keltner : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion

10 - Arroyo

Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Greg Mathieson : Keyboards
Abraham Laboriel Jr. : Drums
Dean Parks : Guitar
Luis Conte : Percussion

11 - Los Mios (My Own)

Abraham Laboriel :  Bass
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Justo Almario : Saxophone
Hadley Hockensmith : Guitar
Bill Maxwell : Drums
Harlan Rogers : Keyboards

12 - Quote, Unquote

Edited Version

13 - And I Do

Edited Version