07/09/2015

Nils "Blue Planet" (1998) -Smooth Jazz-


Label : FYBO Entertainment


01 - Blue Planet (Nils, Michael Barsimento, Larry Antonino & Bill Mesa)
02 - For Sina (Nils)
03 - Brazilian Dance (Nils & Enzo Todesco)
04 - Prelude
05 - Portuguese Love (Teena Marie)
06 - Cruisin' (Nils)
07 - Kona Girl (Nils)
08 - No Love In Sight (Angela Boffill & Loree Gold)
09 - Keep Rollin' (Gerald McCauley & Nils)
10 - Yesterday's Dream (George Benson & Barry Eastman)
11 - Maybe There Are Reasons (Lonnette McKee)
12 - Berlin Romance (Nils)


Tracks 01, 02, 03 & 12 Produced by Nils
Track 07 Produced by Nils & Wolfgang Amadeus
Tracks 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10 & 11 Produced by Gerald McCauley
Mixed by Wolfgang Amadeus (Tracks 01, 02, 03, 07, 12 & 13), Dave Rideau (Tracks 05, 06, 08, 09, 10 & 11) & Dave Way (Track 04)
Mastered by Steve Hall, Future DiscMastering (LA, CA)
Executive Producers : Nils & Gerald McCauley
A & R Direction : Gerald McCauley
Creative Consultant : Michael Selma
Production Coordinator : Carla Collins


01 - Blue Planet

Nils : Guitars
Bill Mesa : Keys
Larry Antonino : Bass
Michael Barsimanto : Drums
Eric McKain : Percussion

02 - For Sina

Nils : Guitars
Chuck Findley : Flugelhorn
Dick "Slyde" Hyde : Bass Trumpet
Nathan East : Bass
Dave Hayes : Keys
Enzo Todesco : Drums

03 - Brazilian Dance

Nils : Guitars
Phil Perry : Voices & Whistle
Larry Dunn : Mini Moog
Remi Kubaka : Percussion
Enzo Todesco : Shaker
Carla Collins : Backing vocals
Gerald McCauley : Backing vocals

04 - Prelude

Siedah Garrett : Vocals

05 - Portuguese Love

Nils : Lead Guitars
Jeanette Jurado : Vocals
Mark Cargill : Strings & Violin Solo
Cornelius Mims : Bass
Eddie Miller : Keys & Programming
Gerald McCauley : Synthesizers
Michael O'Neal : Guitars
Maxi Anderson & Valerie Watson : Backing vocals

06 - Cruisin'

Nils : Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Rastine Calhoun : Sax
Enzo Todesco : Drums
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Abraham Laboriel : Bass
Ronnie Foster : Piano
Larry Dunn : Mini Moog & Strings
Rob Mullins : Organ & Additional Synths
Paul Jackson Jr. : Rhythm Guitar
Gary Davis : Acoustic Guitar Rhythm Fills
Siedah Garrett & Chanté Moore : Vocals

07 - Kona Girl

Nils : Acoustic Guitar
Larry Steen : Upright Bass
Chris Trujillo : Djembe
Gerald McCauley : Synth Pad

08 - No Love In Sight

Nils : Guitars
Jeanette Jurado : Lead vocals
Gerald McCauley : Synth Bass, Keyboards, Programming & Background vocals
Bobbi Sanders : Additionnal Vocals

09 - Keep Rollin'

Nils : Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Gerald Albright : Sax & Flute
Gerald McCauley : Synth Bass, Synths, Keyboards, Programming & Scat

10 - Yesterday's Dream

Nils : Acoustic Guitar
George Benson : Guitar
Eddie Miller : Synth Bass, Keyboards & Programming
Gerald McCauley : Additional Synth & Programming

11 - Maybe There Are Reasons

Nils : Guitars
Carl Anderson : Lead vocals
Rob Mullins : Piano Solo & Synth
Bobby Lyle : Piano
Michael White : Drums
Kevin Ricard : Percussion
Keith Rouster : Bass
Gerald McCauley : Synths
Mark Cargill : Strings
Background-in-the-round : Gerald McCauley, LA Dawn Myers, Luisa Dunn, Valerie Watson, J. Karen  Thomas & Carla Collins

12 - Berlin Romance

Nils : Old & Beat Up Fender Stratocaster
Larry Dunn : Keys
Larry Antonino : Bass
Michael Barsimanto : Drums
Eric McKain : Percussion