21/08/2016

Barbara Weathers "Seeing For The Very First Time" (1995) -Westcoast Funk Soul-



Label : Weber Works


01 - What Kind Of World Is This (Michael Ruff)
02 - Let It Be Me (Robbyn Kirmsse' & Tom Lerner)
03 - Dreams Of Love (Elizabeth Clavin & Lorraine Feather)
04 - If You Could See You (Robbyn Kirmsse' & Tom Lerner)
05 - Some Things Are Worth The Wait* (Ross Vannelli, Bill Meyers & Barbara Weathers)
06 - Seeing For The Very First Time (Michael Ruff)
07 - Show Me (Richard Cocciante & Roxanne Seeman)
08 - All Of My Love (Barbara Weathers, Cassandra Harrison & Turner Battle)
09 - Reach Out, I'll Be There* (Brian Holland, Eddie Holland & Lamont Dozier)
10 - Love Of My Life** (Maurice White, Bill Meyers & Alex Brown)


Produced by Jeffrey Weber
*Produced by Bill Meyers, Ross Vannelli & Jim Randolph
Executive Producer : Hisao Ebine
Associate Producer : Michael Clark
Recorded at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA ; 29th Street Studios, Torrance, CA & *Big Time Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mixed at The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA ; *Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Recorded & Mixed by Clark Germain
*Recorded & Mixed by Jimi Randolph
Assisted by Mick Higgins, Doug Boehm & Scott Berger (Sunset Sound), Omie Craden & Scott Keldoff (29th Street Studios), Mike Reiter (The Record Plant), Casey Stone (Mad Hatter Studios)
Production Coordinator : Rhonda Faber
Mastered by Bernie Grundman, Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA
**Produced by Maurice White & Bill Meyers for Kalimba International


01 - What Kind Of World Is This

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal & Background vocal
Michael Ruff : Piano & Step Out Vocal
Marco Mendoza : Bass
Joey Heredia : Drums
Marty Walsh : Guitar
Renato Neto : Keyboards
Luis Conte : Percussion
Carlos Hatem : Percussion
David Leach : Percussion
Robbyn Kirmsse' : Backgroun vocal
Mona Lisa Young : Background vocal
Arranged by Michael Ruff

02 - Let It Be Me

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
David Benoit : Piano & Organ
Ken Wild : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Luis Conte : Tambourine
Suzie Katayama & Larry Corbett : Cellos
Karie Prescott & Cynthia Morrow : Violas
Armen Garabedian, Robert Peterson, John Wittenberg, Cindy Moussas, Shari Zippert & David Stenske : Violins
Minister Edward Tate & The Praise Connection Choir :
Directed by Tony Coleman
Juanita Ramsey, Darrelynn Robinson, Shirley Ledford, Sharon Garrett, Linda Goldsbrough, Michele Lafargue, Hazel Ward & Paula Hollard : Sopranos
Dovema Franklin, Dana Dudley & Dedrick Simpson : Altos
Anthony Roland, Steven Allen, Curtiss Allen, Eric Kirks, Brian Jones, James Ewell, Lynel Felton, Edward M. Tate, Derek Lewis, Edward Lawson, Reggie Jennings & Kaleem Umari : Tenors
Music Preparation : Ken Gruberman
Arranged by David Benoit
Background Choir Arranged by Tony Coleman & Michael Clark

03 - Dreams Of Love

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
David Benoit : Piano
Ken Wild : Bass
John Ferraro : Drums
Luis Conte : Percussion
Suzie Katayama & Larry Corbett : Cellos
Karie Prescott & Cynthia Morrow : Violas
Armen Garabedian, Robert Peterson, John Wittenberg, Cindy Moussas, Shari Zippert & David Stenske : Violins
Music Preparation : Ken Gruberman

04 - If You Could See You

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums
Freddie Flewellen : Bass
Marty Walsh : Guitars
Jim Cox : Keyboards & Organ
Luis Conte : Congas
Carlos Hatem : Shaker & Surdo
David Leach : Tambourine
Minister Edward Tate & The Praise Connection Choir :
Directed by Tony Coleman
Juanita Ramsey, Darrelynn Robinson, Shirley Ledford, Sharon Garrett, Linda Goldsbrough, Michele Lafargue, Hazel Ward & Paula Hollard : Sopranos
Dovema Franklin, Dana Dudley & Dedrick Simpson : Altos
Anthony Roland, Steven Allen, Curtiss Allen, Eric Kirks, Brian Jones, James Ewell, Lynel Felton, Edward M. Tate, Derek Lewis, Edward Lawson, Reggie Jennings & Kaleem Umari : Tenors
Arranged by Marty Walsh
Background Choir Arranged by Tony Coleman & Michael Clark

05 - Some Things Are Worth The Wait

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
Bill Meyers : Synthesizers, Keyboards & Drum Programming
Ross Vannelli : Background vocals & Drum Programming
Bridgette Bryant : Background vocals
Arranged by Bill Meyers & Ross Vannelli

06 - Seeing For The Very First Time

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
Michael Ruff : Keyboards
Larry Corbett : Cello
Arranged by Michael Ruff
Cello Arrangement by Suzie Katayama

07 - Show Me

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
Marty Walsh : Bass & Guitars
Arranged by Marty Walsh

08 - All Of My Love

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
Donny Gerrard : Lead vocal
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler : Drums
Freddie Flewellen : Bass
Marty Walsh : Guitars & Keyboards
Jim Cox : Keyboards
Luis Conte : Percussion
Arranged by Marty Walsh

09 - Reach Out, I'll Be There

Barbara Weathers : Lead vocal
Bill Meyers : Synthesizers, Keyboards & Drum Programming
Jimi Randolph : Synthesizers, Keyboards & Drum Programming
Bridgette Bryant, Ross Vannelli, Dee Coleman & Anthony King : Background vocals
Arranged by Bill Meyers

10 - Love Of My Life

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