Smooth Jazz: The Originals, Vol. 1

Smooth Jazz: The Originals, Vol. 1



Smooth Jazz: The Originals, Vol. 1 gathers smooth jazz tracks from the genre's pioneers, including Special EFX, Larry Carlton, Joe Sample, and Tom Grant. Acoustic Alchemy's "Mr. Chow," Lee Ritenour's "Night Rhythms," Dave Grusin's "Mountain Dance," and David Benoit's "Linus and Lucy" are among the mellow instrumentals featured on this worthwhile compilation.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/11/2000
Label: Grp Records
UPC: 0731454347327
catalogNumber: 543473

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mark Egan   Bass
Kenny G   Soprano Saxophone
Acoustic Alchemy   Track Performer
Dan Balmer   Guitar
Rainer Bruninghaus   Keyboards
Larry Carlton   Acoustic Guitar,Keyboards,Track Performer
Tom Grant   Keyboards,Track Performer
Omar Hakim   Drums
Gregg Karukas   Keyboards
John Klemmer   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Rippingtons   Track Performer
Joe Sample   Piano,Track Performer
Tom Scott   Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Special EFX   Track Performer
George Jinda   Percussion
Mario Argandona   Percussion
Rubens Bassini   Percussion
David Benoit   Track Performer
Carlinhos Brown   Pandeiro
Greg Carmichael   Guitar (Nylon String)
Vinnie Colaiuta   Drums
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion
Curtis Craft   Percussion
Dave Grusin   Piano,Keyboards,Electric Piano,Track Performer,fender rhodes
Chuck Domanico   Electric Bass
Nathan East   Bass
Michael Fisher   Percussion
Eric Gale   Electric Guitar
Grant Geissman   Guitar
John Guerin   Drums
Stix Hooper   Drums
Randy Kerber   Keyboards
Abraham Laboriel   Bass
Michael Landau   Electric Guitar
Jeff Leonard   Bass
Rick Marotta   Drums
Harvey Mason   Drums
Marcus Miller   Bass
Jeff Mironov   Electric Guitar
Tony Morales   Cymbals,Hi Hat
Dean Parks   Electric Guitar
John Parsons   Guitar
Joe Porcaro   Percussion
Emil Richards   Percussion
Lee Ritenour   Acoustic Guitar,Track Performer
John "J.R." Robinson   Drums
Bert Smaak   Drums
Alan Smallwood   Keyboards
Richard Tee   Electric Piano
Terry Trotter   Synthesizer
Ian Underwood   Synthesizer,Prophet Synthesizer
Ed Walsh   Synthesizer,oberheim
Ernie Watts   Tenor Saxophone
Nick Webb   Steel Guitar
Dave Weckl   Drums
Werner Kopal   Bass
Neil Steubenhaus   Electric Bass
Bill Lamphier   Bass
Bobby Hall   Percussion
Russ Freeman   Guitar,Keyboards,Synthesizer Guitar

Technical Credits

Larry Carlton   Arranger,Producer,Contributor
Tom Grant   Producer,Contributor
John Klemmer   Producer,Contributor
Steve Reid   Contributor
Joe Sample   Producer,Contributor
Tom Scott   Producer,Contributor
David Benoit   Contributor
Dave Grusin   Arranger,Producer,Contributor
Douglas Durbrow   Producer
Wilton Felder   Producer
Stix Hooper   Producer
Don Murray   Producer
Lee Ritenour   Producer,Contributor
Stephan Goldman   Producer
Russ Freeman   Programming

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