26/12/2016

Dianne Reeves "Never Too Far" (1990) - Smooth Jazz / Soul Jazz-



Label : CBS Records


01 - Hello (Haven't I Seen You Before) (Mark Kibble, Claude McKnight III & Mervyn Warren)
02 - Never Too Far (Diane Louie)
03 - Come In (Dianne Reeves, Diane Louie & Billy Childs)
04 - How Long (Dianne Reeves, George Duke & Diane Louie)
05 - Eyes On The Prize (Dianne Reeves & George Duke)
06 - Bring Me Joy (Dianne Reeves & Luis Conte)
07 - Fumilayo (Dianne Reeves & George Duke)
08 - More To Love (Dianne Reeves, George Duke & Diane Louie)
09 - We Belong Together (Dianne Reeves & Diane Louie)
10 - Company (Rickie Lee Jones & Alfred Johnson)


Produced by George Duke for George Duke Enterprises, Inc.
Engineered & Mixed by Erik Zobler
Additional Engineers : Kevin Fisher, Mitch Gibson & David Rideau
Assistant Engineers : Kevin Fisher, Gil Morales, Eric Rudd, Brad Sundberg & Mitch Zelenzy
Production Coordinators : Stephanie McCravey & Linda McClary
Tracked at Mama Jo's Studio, North Hollywood, CA ; Studio Ultimo, West Los Angeles, CA ; LeGonks West, Hollywood, CA ; Westlake Studio D, West Hollywood, CA & Ocean Way recording Studio A, Hollywood, CA
All Overdubs, Lead & Background Vocals Recorded at LeGonks West except "Never Too Far" Choir Recorded at Ocean Way Recording
Mixed at Mama Jo's Studio, North Hollywood, CA & Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA
"Company" Arranged by Diane Louie
Tracks for "We Belong Together" Arranged by Diane Louie
Background Vocals on "Hello (Haven't I Seen You Before)" Arranged by Mervyn Warren
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering by Brian Gardner


01 - Hello (Haven't I Seen You Before)

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Keyboards : George Duke
Guitar : Ray Fuller
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Background vocals : Members of Take 6 (Claude McKnight III, Mark Kibble, Mervyn Warren & David Thomas)

02 - Never Too Far

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Synclavier, D550 & TX816 : George Duke
Percussion : Luis Conte
Tenor Saxophone : Kirk Whalum
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Freddie Washington
Drums : Carlos Vega
Choir Director : Patrick Henderson
Choir : Philip Bailey, Phillip Ingram, Gloria Loring, Alexandra Brown, Phil Perry, Debra Laws, Josie James, Carl Carwell, James Gilstrap, Fred White, Stephanie Lewis, Darlene Jones, Terry Steele, Larry Powell, John Lanton, Anthony Wilkins & Linda Pringle

03 - Come In

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Keyboards : George Duke
Guitar : Ray Fuller
Drums : Ricky Lawson
Bass : Abraham Laboriel

04 - How Long

Lead & Background vocals : Dianne Reeves
Synclavier, MI, D550, S550 & Additional Background vocals : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Bill Summers
Vocal Chant : Zack Diouf

05 - Eyes On The Prize

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
TX816, D550, Flute Solo & Synclavier Horn : George Duke
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion : Luis Conte

06 - Bring Me Joy

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Percussion : Luis Conte

07 - Fumilayo

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Keyboards, Synclavier Drums, Bass & Percussion : George Duke
Horns : Jerry Hey, Gary Grant, Larry Williams & Bill Reichenbach
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Conga, Wood Blocks & Shekhere : Luis Conte
Uuuuuuhhhhh! Chant : Erikay Zowambo & Dawilli Gonga

08 - More To Love

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Bass : Freddie Washington
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Acoustic Piano, Synclavier, MI & D550 : George Duke
Percussion : Luis Conte
Background vocals : Phil Perry, Carl Carwell & Lynn Davis

09 - We Belong Together

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Keyboards : Patrice Rushen
Percussion : Luis Conte
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Additional Keyboards : George Duke
Piccolo Bass Solo : Stanley Clarke

10 - Company

Lead vocals : Dianne Reeves
Acoustic Piano : Diane Louis
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega