02/08/2018

Ernie Watts "Musican" (1985) -Jazz Funk / Smooth Jazz-



Label : Qwest Records / Wounded Bird Records (WOU 5283)


Drapeau des États-Unis 01 - Music Prayer For Peace (Phil Perry)
02 - Where The Spirit Lives (Don Grusin)
03 - Rock Camping (Don Grusin)
04 - One Love (Ernie Watts & Don Grusin)
05 - Red Dress (Don Grusin)
06 - Looking Glass (Ernie Watts)
07 - Don't You Know (Phil Perry)
08 - Urban Renewal (Ernie Watts)
09 - Keepin' On (Phil Perry & Don Grusin)


Produced by Don Grusin & Ernie Watts
Executive Producer : Quincy Jones for Qwest Records
Recorded by Geoff Gillette
Additional Engineer : Michael Braunstein for "Where The Spirit Lives" & "Red Dress"
Assistant Engineers : Peter T. Lewis, Craig Burbidge & Terry Bower
Recording Studios : Reggie Fisher Studio, Studio City, CA ; One One One Studios, North Hollywood ; Yamaha Studio, Glendale, CA ; Westlake Audio, Hollywood & Starlight Sound, Burbank
Mixed by Geoff Gillette, Don Grusin & Peter T. Lewis at One On One Studios, North Hollywood
Originally Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles
String Arrangement on "Looking Glass", Rhythm Arrangements & Drum Programming by Don Grusin
Vocal Arrangements by Phil Perry
Horn Arrangements by Jerry Hey
String Arrangements by Jeremy Lubbock
Production Assistant : Deborah Cain


01 - Music Prayer For Peace

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Vocals : Phil Perry
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Percussion : Paulino Da Costa
Flugelhorns : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Alto Flute : Gary Herbig
Bass Trumpet : Lew McCreary
Strings Conducted by Jeremy Lubbock
Concertmaster : Gerry Vinci

02 - Where The Spirit Lives

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Bass : Abraham Laboriel
Drums : Alex Acuna
Strings Conducted by Jeremy Lubbock
Concertmaster : Gerry Vinci

03 - Rock Camping

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Vincent 'Vinx' De'Jon-Panette
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Tenor & Baritone Saxes : Gary Herbig
Trombone Lew McCreary

04 - One Love

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Keyboards : Russell Ferrante
Acoustic Piano : Don Grusin
Bass : Joel DiBartelo
Drums : Bob Leatherbarrow

05 - Red Dress

Tenor, Alto & Soprano Saxes : Ernie Watts
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Trumpets : Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Tenor Sax : Gary Herbig
Trombone : Lew McCreary

06 - Looking Glass

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Drum Sounds : Alex Acuna
Percussion : Paulino Da Costa
Strings Conducted by Jeremy Lubbock
Concertmaster : Gerry Vinci

07 - Don't You Know

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Vocals : Phil Perry
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Nathan East
Drums : John 'JR' Robinson
Percussion : Paulino Da Costa
Background vocals : Phil Perry, Lynn Davis & Kate Markowitz
Flugelhorns :  Jerry Hey & Gary Grant
Tenor Sax & Alto Flute : Gary Herbig
Bass Trombone & Bass Trumpet : Lew McCreary

08 - Urban Renewal

Tenor Sax : Ernie Watts
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar : Paul Jackson Jr.
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Drums : Carlos Vega

09 - Keepin' On

Alto Sax : Ernie Watts
Vocals : Phil Perry
Keyboards : Don Grusin
Guitar : Lee Ritenour
Bass : Jimmy Johnson
Simmons Drums : Carlos Vega
Percussion : Vincent 'Vinx' De'Jon-Panette
Background vocals : Phil Perry, Lynn Davis & Kate Markowitz