05/03/2017

Deniece Williams "Hot On The Trail" (1986) -Westcoast Pop Soul-



Label : CBS Records


01 - Wiser And Weaker** (Deniece Williams, Fritz Baskett & Greg Mathieson)
02 - Hot On The Trail* (Marti Sharron, Stephen Mitchell, Gary Skardina, Deniece Williams & Michele Val Jean)
03 - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (Deniece Williams, Mont Seward & Michael Peterson)
04 - Video (Deniece Williams, Mont Seward & Fritz Baskett)
05 - I Feel The Night (Deniece Williams, Greg Mathieson & Lee Ritenour)
06 - We're Together (Deniece Williams, Mont Seward, Michael Peterson & David Flaherty)
07 - Straight From The Heart (Deniece Williams, Greg Mathieson & Lee Ritenour)
08 - Healing (Jeremy Lubbock & Paul Gordon)


Executive Producers
: Brad Westering & Larkin Arnold
Associate Producer : Deniece Williams
Produced & Arranged by Greg Mathieson
*Coproduced by Jay Gruska & Brad Westering
*Arranged by Jay Gruska
**Additional Production & Mixing by Steve Thompson & Michael Barber
Engineered by David Leonard
Assistant Engineers : Peggy McCreary, Stephen Shelton, Paul Levy, Terry Bauer, Daren Klein, Jon Ingoldsby, Casey McMackin & Rick Clifford
Remixed by Mick Guzauski
Remix Assistant : Bob Loftus
Additional Engineering by Mick Guzauski & Frank Wolf
Recorded at :
Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA
Conway Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA
Starlight Studios, Burbank, CA
The Music Grinder, Hollywood, CA
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City
Le Gonk Studio, Hollywood, CA
Strings Recorded at Evergreen Recording Studio, Burbank, CA
Mixed at :
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA
Conway Recording, Hollywood, CA
Mixing Production : Jay Gruska
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA
Vocal Arrangements : Deniece Williams
Concertmaster : Gerry Vinci


01 - Wiser And Weaker

Keyboards & Synthesizers : Greg Mathieson
Guitars : Paul Jackson Jr. & Michael Landau
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Additional Keyboards : Tommy Mandel
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, Julia Tillman Waters & Oren Waters

02 - Hot On The Trail

Drum Programming, Bass Sequencer & Synthesizers : Jay Gruska
Synthesizer Programmer : Dave Boruff
Keyboards & Synthesizers : Randy Waldman
Bass : Freddie Washington
Drums : Carlos Vega
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, Oren Waters & Julia Tillman Waters
Recorded & Mixed at Conway Recording Studio
Overdubs : The Music Grinder
Recording & Mixing Engineer : Mick Guzauski
Assistant Recording & Mixing Engineer : Daren Klein
Overdub Engineer : Frank Wolf
Assistant Overdub Engineers : Casey McMackin, Jon Ingoldsby & Rick Clifford

03 - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Mathieson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega
Background vocals : George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam, Deniece Williams, A Group of Very Special Little Girls

04 - Video

Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Mathieson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Saxophone Solo : Tom Scott
Horn Arrangement : Tom Scott
Background vocals : George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam & Deniece Williams

05 - I Feel The Night

Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Mathieson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Freddie Washington
Drums : Carlos Vega
Guitar Solo : Michael Landau
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Maxine Willard Waters, George Merrill & Shanon Rubicam

06 - We're Together

Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Mathieson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Freddie Washington
Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Carlos Vega & Lenny Castro
Flugelhorns : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Horn Arrangement : Deniece Williams & Jerry Hey
Background vocals : George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam & Louis Price
Additional Synthesizers : Jay Gruska

07 - Straight From The Heart

Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Mathieson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Deniece Williams
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Tenor Saxophone : Larry Williams
Horn Arrangement : Jerry Hey

08 - Healing

Keyboards & Synthesizer : Greg Mathieson
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Lenny Castro
Guitar Solo : Michael Landau
String Arrangement : Jeremy Lubbock