28/03/2016

Ernie Watts "Sanctuary" (1986) -Contemporary Jazz / Smooth Jazz-



Label : Qwest Records


01 - Taj (Don Grusin)
02 - She Feels Good (Don Grusin)
03 - Cowboy Dreams (Don Grusin)
04 - Homeland (Phil Perry & Don Grusin)
05 - Chinook (Don Grusin)
06 - Sanctuary (Ernie Watts)
07 - City Speak (Don Grusin, Tracy Mann & Phil Perry)
08 - The Peace Offering (Ernie Watts)


Produced by Don Grusin & Ernie Watts
Executive Producer : Quincy Jones 
Recorded by Geoff Gillette at Monterey Sound Studios
Additional Recording at Starlight Studio
Additional Engineering : Don Murray
Assistant Engineers : Greg Scott, Stan Katayama & Terry Bower
Digital Mix : Geoff Gillette, Don Grusin & Stan Katayama at Can-Am Recorders
Originally Mastered by Wally Traugott at Capitol Mastering
All Songs Arranged by Don Grusin
Vocal Arrangements by Phil Perry & Don Grusin
Background vocals Direction : Phil Perry
Keyboards, Drum & Synthesizer Programming All Songs : Don Grusin
*Background vocals : Phil Perry, Lilian Tynes Perry, Kevin Dorsey, Oren Waters, Daryl Phinnessee, Siedah Garrett, Roy Galloway, Kate Markowitz & Aladrian Elmore 


01 - Taj 

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Synthesizer Voice Programming : Larry Williams
Background vocals*

02 - She Feels Good 

Soprano & Tenor Saxes : Ernie Watts
Vocals : Phil Perry
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Guitar : Carlos Rios
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Funny Horns Programming : Larry Williams

03 - Cowboy Dreams

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Horse Hooves Programming : Larry Williams

04 - Homeland 

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Vocals : Phil Perry
Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Abraham Laboriel

05 - Chinook 

Soprano & Alto Saxes : Ernie Watts
Drums : Carlos Vega
Bass : Nathan East
Synthesizer Horn Programming : Larry Williams

06 - Sanctuary 

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Drums : Alex Acuna
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Percussion : Alex Acuna & Paulinho Da Costa

07 - City Speak 

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Vocals : Phil Perry
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Guitar : Carlos Rios

08 - The Peace Offering

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Percussion : Alex Acuna
Synthesizer Strings Programming : Larry Williams