Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Shadow Dancers
4:46
2 Ain't That Peculiar
2:57
3 A Foggy Day
2:33
4 Ready 'n' Able
3:33
5 What's New
5:31
6 Chattanooga Choo Choo
3:38
7 White Rabbit
7:00
8 Summertime
7:19
9 Breezin'
5:21
10 This Masquerade
8:04
11 Shark Bite
6:10
12 Nature Boy
6:00
13 The Greatest Love of All
3:36
14 On Broadway
5:15
15 We All Remember Wes
5:47
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Love Ballad (single version)
4:19
2 Off Broadway
5:26
3 Moody's Mood
3:28
4 Give Me the Night (single version)
3:43
5 Turn Your Love Around
3:51
6 Love All the Hurt Away
4:09
7 Mimosa
5:50
8 Being With You
3:56
9 20/20
4:06
10 New Day
4:28
11 Kisses in the Moonlight (single version)
3:55
12 Mt. Airy Road
7:52
13 Let's Do It Again (single version)
3:42
14 Tenderly
3:07
15 Ready Now That You Are
5:50
16 The Long and Winding Road
5:55
17 C-Smooth
5:52

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Jay Berliner (1971-11) (track 7)
clarinet:
George Marge (1971-11) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 7)
violin:
Bernard Eichen (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Charles Libove (1968-08-27) (track 6)
cello:
George Ricci (1968-08-27) (track 6)
oboe:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 7)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 7)
trumpet:
Joe Shepley (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Marvin Stamm (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Al Rubin (1971-11) (track 7)
English horn:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 7)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 7)
viola:
David Mankovitz (1968-08-27) (track 6)
drums:
Billy Cobham (track 5)
Jimmy Lovelace (track 4)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (tracks 12, 14)
Leo Morris (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Billy Cobham (1971-11) (track 7)
bassoon:
Jane Taylor (bassoonist) (1971-11) (track 7)
flute:
George Marge (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Romeo Penque (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Stan Webb (US jazz saxophone, flute) (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 7)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 7)
organ:
Dr. Lonnie Smith (track 4)
Charles Covington (keyboardist) (1968-08-27) (track 6)
guitar:
Ronnie Cuber (track 4)
Phil Upchurch (track 12)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 4–5, 12, 14)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1968-08-27) (track 6)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1971-11) (track 7)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Phil Upchurch (track 14)
harmonica:
Buddy Lucas (1968-08-27) (track 6)
bass:
Stanley Banks (bassist) (track 14)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (track 5)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1971-11) (track 7)
electric piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1971-11) (track 7)
electric piano and synthesizer:
Ronnie Foster (track 12)
vibraphone:
Jack Jennings (1968-08-27) (track 6)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Phil Kraus (1971-11) (track 7)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 12, 14)
Airto Moreira (percussionist) (1971-11) (track 7)
percussion and vibraphone:
Phil Kraus (1971-11) (track 7)
keyboard:
Jorge Dalto (track 14)
Ronnie Foster (track 14)
saxophone:
Buddy Lucas (1968-08-27) (track 6)
piano:
Jorge Dalto (tracks 12, 14)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 5)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1968-08-27) (track 6)
bass clarinet:
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 7)
alto flute:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 7)
Hubert Laws (1971-11) (track 7)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 7)
piccolo:
Marvin Stamm (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Hubert Laws (1971-11) (track 7)
baritone saxophone:
Ronnie Cuber (track 4)
tuba:
Alan Raph (1968-08-27) (track 6)
harp:
Gloria Agostini (Harp) (1971-11) (track 7)
baritone horn:
Wayne Andre (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Wayne Andre (1971-11) (track 7)
congas:
Johnny Pacheco (track 5)
Johnny Pacheco (1968-08-27) (track 6)
congas and tambourine:
Johnny Pacheco (track 5)
trombone:
Bennie Green (jazz trombonist) (track 4)
Wayne Andre (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Alan Raph (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Wayne Andre (1971-11) (track 7)
French horn:
Jim Buffington (1971-11) (track 7)
flugelhorn:
Joe Shepley (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Marvin Stamm (1968-08-27) (track 6)
John Frosk (1971-11) (track 7)
Al Rubin (1971-11) (track 7)
additional writer:
Jerry Leiber (tracks 14, 14, 14)
Mike Stoller (tracks 14, 14, 14)
arranger:
Don Sebesky (tracks 6–7)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 8)
Bob Haggart (track 5)
Bobby Womack (track 9)
Leon Russell (track 10)
Grace Slick (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 3)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (1941) (track 6)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 12)
conductor:
Don Sebesky (1971-11) (track 7)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Rudy van Gelder (1971-11) (track 7)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (track 8)
DuBose Heyward (track 8)
Leon Russell (track 10)
Grace Slick (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 3)
Mack Gordon (1941) (track 6)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 12)
producer:
Esmond Edwards (track 5)
Tommy LiPuma (track 14)
Creed Taylor (tracks 6–7)
solo trumpet:
John Frosk (1971-11) (track 7)
solo flute:
Hubert Laws (1971-11) (track 7)
vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 14)
Airto Moreira (percussionist) (1971-11) (track 7)
writer:
Barry Mann (tracks 14, 14, 14)
Warren Moore (track 2)
William Robinson (track 2)
Robert Rogers (track 2)
Marv Tarplin (track 2)
Cynthia Weil (tracks 14, 14, 14)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 8)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 8)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 7)
Tracebob Music Co. (track 9)
Unart Music Corp. (track 9)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (track 8)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 8)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1968-08-27) (track 6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1971-11) (track 7)
remixes:
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Breezin' (Bobby Womack composition) (track 9)
Nature Boy (track 12)
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 14)
This Masquerade (track 10)
Chattanooga Choo Choo (1968-08-27) (track 6)
White Rabbit (1971-11) (track 7)
instrumental cover recording of:
What’s New? (track 5)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 8)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 8)
The Bones of You (track 8)
later parody versions:
On Broadway (tracks 14, 14, 14)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 8)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 3)
Am Gürtel (tracks 14, 14, 14)
C'est l'été (track 8)
Chattanooga Choo‐Choo (Portuguese version) (track 6)
Jour de brouillard (track 3)
Luonnon poika (Luonnonlapsi) (track 12)
Sommartid (track 8)
Summa is (track 8)
Um dia de garoa (track 3)
White Rabbit (Arabic) (track 7)
À Broadway (tracks 14, 14, 14)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 14)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 8)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 3)
recording of:
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
On Broadway (original Mann/Weil version) (tracks 14, 14, 14)

CD 2

cymbal [Cymbals (payette)]:
Mike Baird (drummer) (track 5)
trumpet:
Chuck Findley (track 5)
Jerry Hey (track 5)
drums:
Jeff Porcaro (tracks 5–6)
synthesizer:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (tracks 5–6)
Jay Graydon (track 5)
flute:
Gary Herbig (track 5)
guitar:
Buzz Feiten (track 6)
Jay Graydon (track 5)
bass:
Louis Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson) (track 6)
electric piano:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 6)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 6)
alto saxophone:
Eddie Daniels (track 6)
saxophone:
Gary Herbig (track 5)
Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes]:
Jai Winding (track 5)
piano:
Jai Winding (track 5)
bass synthesizer:
David Paich (track 5)
horn arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 5)
trombone:
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (track 5)
additional background vocals:
Marcy Levy (track 6)
Mark Stevens (US funk musician/songwriter, brother of Chaka Khan) (track 6)
arranger:
Jay Graydon (track 5)
Arif Mardin (track 6)
background vocals:
Bill Champlin (track 5)
Vennette Gloud (track 5)
Carmen Twillie (track 5)
composer:
Sam Dees (track 6)
Curtis Mayfield (track 13)
lead vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 6)
Aretha Franklin (track 6)
lyricist:
Sam Dees (track 6)
Curtis Mayfield (track 13)
producer:
Jay Graydon (track 5)
Arif Mardin (track 6)
vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 5)
writer:
Bill Champlin (track 5)
Jay Graydon (track 5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 16)
Steve Lukather (track 5)
Paul McCartney (track 16)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 16)
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 16)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1975 –) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Let’s Do It Again (track 13)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Ovensuu (track 16)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
The Beatles Concerto: 3rd Movement: Presto (Can't Buy Me Love / The Long and Winding Road) (track 16)

Release

ASIN: US: B00004WH6H [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/650822 [info]