16/02/2017

Anita Baker "Rhythm Of Love" (1994) -Smooth Soul / Contemporary R&B-



Label : Elektra Entertainment


01 - Rhythm Of Love (Anita Baker & Patrick Moten)
02 - The Look Of Love (Hal David & Burt Bacharach)
03 - Body And Soul (Ellen Shipley & Rick Nowels)
04 - Baby (Anita Baker)
05 - I Apologize (Anita Baker, Barry J. Eastmond & Gordon Chambers)
06 - Plenty Of Room (Anita Baker)
07 - It's Been You (Sami McKinney, Mary Unobsky & Michael O'Hara)
08 - You Belong To Me (Carly Simon & Michael McDonald)
09 - Wrong Man (Anita Baker)
10 - Only For A While (Lawn Thomas)
11 - Sometimes I Wonder Why (Mike Reid & Mack David)
12 - My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)


Recorded at The Hit Factory, NY ; Power Station, NY ; Skyline Studios, NY ; Clinton Studio, NY ; Greene Street Studio, NY ; Electric Lady Studio, NY ; Soundtrack, NY ; East Bay Studios ; Tarrytown, NY ; Pearl Sound, Detroit, MI ; Studio A, Detroit, MI
Location Recording at "My House" - Home Studio Provided by Effanel Music
"It's Been You" Recorded at East Bay Studios, Tarrytown, NY ; Skyline Studios, NY & Soundtrack, NY
"You Belong To Me" Recorded at Greene Street Recording, NYC
Recorded & Mixed at Unique Recording, NYC
Recorded at Ambience Recordings, Farmington Hills, MI
Mixed at Bill Schnee Studio, North Hollywood, CA ; The Hit Factory, NY & Conway, Los Angeles, CA
Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab


01 - Rhythm Of Love

Produced by Anita Baker for Female Trouble, Inc.
Arranged by Anita Baker & Patrick Moten
Lead vocals, Background vocals, Intro Piano & Synth Percussion : Anita Baker
Drums : Steve Ferrone
Synth Bass, Rhodes, Strings & Acoustic Piano : Barry J. Eatsmond
Rhythm Guitar : Michael Thompson
Intro Piano & Synth Programming : Michael Bradford
Percussion : Bashiri Johnson
Additional Percussion : George Duke
Engineered by Gerard Smerek & Al Schmitt
Mixed by Erik Zobler, George Duke & Gerard Smerek

02 - The Look Of Love

Produced by Tommy LiPuma
Arranged by Anita Baker & Joe Mardin
Arrangement Inspired by Isaac Hayes
Vocal Arrangement : Anita Baker
Lead vocals : Anita Baker
Keyboards & Programming : Joe Mardin
Guitars : Dean Parks & Michael Thompson
Piano : Joe Sample
Engineered by Randy Poole & Gerard Smerek
Anita Baker's Vocal & Joe Sample's House by Gerard Smerek 
Mixed by Al Schmitt

03 - Body And Soul

Produced by Anita Baker for Female Trouble, Inc.
Arranged by Anita Baker & Rick Nowels
Lead vocals & Background vocals : Anita Baker (Recorded at Anita's House)
Drums : Steve Ferrone
Bass : Nathan East
String Arrangements, Strings, Piano & Rhodes : Barry J. Eastmond
Piano Solo : Eddie Howard
Guitar : Dean Parks
Percussion : George Duke
Engineered by Gerard Smerek & Al Schmitt
Mixed by Gerard Smerek, Erik Zobler & George Duke

04 - Baby

Produced by Gerard Smerek for G'Man, Inc.
Arranged by Anita Baker
Lead vocals & Background vocals : Anita Baker
Drums : Steve Ferrone
Bass : Nathan East
Piano : Barry J. Eastmond
Rhodes, Piano Vamp, Synth Bass & Pads : Louis Resto
Percussion : George Duke
Engineered by Gerard Smerek
Mixed by Gerard Smerek, Erik Zobler & George Duke

05 - I Apologize

Produced by Barry J. Eastmond for East Bay Music, Inc.
Arranged by Barry J. Eastmond
Vocal Arrangement : Anita Baker
Lead vocals : Anita Baker
All Drum Programming, Keyboards & Piano : Barry J. Eastmond
Background vocals : Gordon Chambers
Background Vocal Arrangement : Gordon Chambers
Engineered by Earl Cohen
Anita Baker's Vocals Engineered by Gerard Smerek
Mixed by Gerard Smerek, Erik Zobler & George Duke

06 - Plenty Of Room

Recorded Live
Produced by Anita Baker for Female Trouble, Inc.
Arranged by Anita Baker
Lead vocals & Background vocals : Anita Baker
All Keyboards : Barry J. Eastmond
Bass : James Genus
Synthesizer Programming : Jason Miles
Drums : Bernard Davies
Guitar : Ira Siegel & Steve Bergonatti
Synth String, Electronic Drums & Percussion : George Duke
Engineered by Gerard Smerek
Mixed by Gerard Smerek, Erik Zobler & George Duke

07 - It's Been You

Produced by Barry J. Eastmond for East Bay Music, Inc.
Arranged by Anita Baker & Barry J. Eastmond
Lead vocals & Background vocals : Anita Baker (Recorded at Anita's House)
Acoustic Piano & Synthesizer : Barry J. Eastmond
Bass : Anthony Jackson
Guitars : Georg Wadenius & Ira Siegel
Guitar Solo : Ira Siegel
Synthesizers & Programming : Sammy Merendino
Percussion : Steve Thornton
Engineered by Earl Cohen, Gerard Smerek & Stan Wallace
Mixed by Gerard Smerek

08 - You Belong To Me

Produced by Arif Mardin
Arranged by Arif Mardin & Robbie Kondor
Lead vocals & Background vocals Performed & Arranged by Anita Baker
Keyboards & Programming : Robbie Kondor
Hi-Hat & Cymbals : Joe Mardin
Guitar : John McCurry
Saxophone : Andy Snitzer
Bass : Anthony Jackson
Engineered & Mixed by Michael O'Reilly

09 - Wrong Man

Produced by Anita Baker for Female Trouble, Inc.
Arranged by Anita Baker & Louis Resto
Lead vocals & Background vocals : Anita Baker
Piano, Percussion & Drum Programming, Ensoniq Keyboard Synths & Bass : Louis Resto
Synth Solo & String Pads : Barry J. Eatsmond
Engineered by Gerard Smerek
Mixed by Erik Zobler & George Duke

10 - Only For A While

Produced by Arif Mardin
Arranged by Joe Mardin
Lead vocals & Background vocals : Anita Baker (Recorded at Anita's House)
Keyboards & Programming : Joe Mardin
Piano : Greg Phillinganes
Guitars : Dean Parks
Rhythm Guitar : Paul Peterson
Engineered by Gerard Smerek & Randy Poole
Mixed by Al Schmitt

11 - Sometimes I Wonder Why

Produced by Tommy LiPuma
Arranged by Anita Baker & Joe Mardin
Lead vocals : Anita Baker
Drums, Strings & Woodwinds : Joe Mardin
Bass : Charnett Moffett
Piano : Joe Sample
Guitar : Bucky Pizarelli
Engineered by Michael O'Reilly
Anita Baker's Vocals & Joe Sample's Piano Recorded Live at Anita's House by Gerard Smerek
Mixed by Gerard Smerek, Erik Zobler & George Duke

12 - My Funny Valentine

Produced & Arranged by George Duke for George Duke Enterprises
Lead vocals Performed & Arranged by Anita Baker
Synclavier Drums, Bass, Woodwinds, Percussion, TX816 Rhodes, Piano & Synth Solo : George Duke
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Alto Saxes : Everett Harp
Tenor & Bari Saxes : Dan Higgins
Trumpets : Jerry Hey
Trombones : Reggie Young
Engineered by Erik Zobler
Mixed by Erik Zobler & George Duke