02/11/2016

Kevyn Lettau "Universal Language" (1995) -Smooth Jazz / Westcoast Jazz-



Label : JVC Musical Industries


01 - Tribute To You (Michael Ruff)
02 - Secretly Begin* (Pat Metheny & Kevyn Lettau)
03 - Universal Language (Djavan & Kevyn Lettau)
04 - Underneath The Face Of The Moon (Kleber Jorge & Kevyn Lettau)
05 - Seeing For The Very First Time (Michael Ruff)
06 - Our Lasting Love (Yutaka Yokokura & Kevyn Lettau)
07 - Beatriz (Edu Lobo & Chico Buarque)
08 - Gentle Flower* (Billy Childs & Kevyn Lettau)
09 - Three Little Words* (Billy Childs & Kevyn Lettau)
10 - Love Is Unconditional (Scott Mayo & Kevyn Lettau)
11 - Dein Ist Mein Ganzes Herz (Franz Lehàr)
12 - Only Trust Your Heart (Benny Carter & Sammy Cahn)


Produced by Mike Shapiro
*Co-Produced by Mitch Forman
Recorded at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA ; Shower Head Studios, Hollywood, CA ; Double "Y" Studios, Alhambra, CA & Schnee Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Recorded by Geoff Gillette & John Hendrickson
Additional Recording by Darren Mora, Robert Reed, Mitch Forman, Yutaka Yokokura & Mike Shapiro
Assistant Engineers : Darren Mora, Robert Read & Larry Mah
Mixed by Bill Schnee at Schnee Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Assistant Engineers : John Hendrickson & Koji Egawa
Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA
Production Assistant : Richard Bunuan


01 - Tribute To You

Michael Ruff : Piano
Russell Ferrante : Synthesizer
Mitch Forman : Synthesizer
Alphonso Johnson : Bass
Luis Conte : Percussion
Mike Shapiro : Drums
Scott Mayo : Background vocals

02 - Secretly Begin

Mitch Forman : Piano
Russell Ferrante : Synthesizer
Alphonso Johnson : Bass
Gary Meek : Soprano Sax & Keyboards
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Mike Shapiro : Drums & Percussion

03 - Universal Language

Mitch Forman : Keyboards, Synthesizers, Moog Bass & Drum Programming
Mike Shapiro : Drums & Drum Programming
Gary Meek : Alto Sax
Bill Cantos, Nadia & Kevyn Lettau : Background vocals

04 - Underneath The Face Of The Moon

Mitch Forman : Midi Grand Piano & Synthesizers
Ricardo Silveira : Guitar
Alphonso Johnson : Fretless Bass
Luis Conte : Percussion
Mike Shapiro : Drums
Nadia : Background vocals

05 - Seeing For The Very First Time

Russell Ferrante : Piano & Synthesizers
Alphonso Johnson : Fretless Bass
Mike Shapiro : Drums & Percussion

06 - Our Lasting Love

Russell Ferrante : Piano & Synthesizers
Mitch Forman : Keyboards
Jimmy Haslip : Bass & Fretless Bass
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Mike Shapiro : Drums 
Bill Cantos, Nadia & Kevyn Lettau : Background vocals

07 - Beatriz

Russell Ferrante : Piano & Synthesizers

08 - Gentle Flower

Billy Childs : Piano
Mitch Forman : Synthesizers
Alphonso Johnson : Bass
Alex Acuna : Percussion
Mike Shapiro : Drums
Tiger Okoshi : Trumpet

09 - Three Little Words

Billy Childs : Piano
Mitch Forman : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Alphonso Johnson : Bass 
Scott Mayo : Tenor Sax
Mike Shapiro : Drums
Bill Cantos, Nadia, Scott Mayo & Kevyn Lettau : Background vocals

10 - Love Is Unconditional

Billy Childs : Rhodes
Mitch Forman : Synthesizers
Alphonso Johnson : Bass
Mike Shapiro : Drums
Gary Meek & Scott Mayo : Flutes

11 - Dein Ist Mein Ganzes Herz

Mitch Forman : Piano, Synthesizers & Moog Bass
Mike Shapiro : Drums & Drum Programming
Bill Cantos : Background vocals

12 - Only Trust Your Heart

Mitch Forman : Piano