1991 David Benoit – Shadows

Shadows is an album by American pianist David Benoit released in 1991, recorded for the GRP label. The album reached #2 on Billboard‘s Contemporary Jazz chart.

David Benoit (born August 18, 1953) is an American jazz pianist, composer and producer from Los Angeles, California. Benoit has charted over 25 albums since 1980, and has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. He is also music director for the Asia America Symphony Orchestra and the Asia America Youth Orchestra.

Waiting for Spring (1998) made it to number one on Billboard ‘s Top Jazz Albums chart. Shadows, from 1991, made it to number 2 on the Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart.

Tracks

1 Overture 1:30
2 Over The Edge 5:32
3 Have You Forgotten 1:10
4 Shadows 6:54
5 Saudade 3:44
6 Moments 4:43
7 Already There 3:40
8 Still Standing 5:06
9 Castles 4:23
10 Have You Forgotten 4:14
11 Reprise 1:36

1 Overture

Synthesizer David Benoit
Percussion Mike Fisher

2 Over The Edge

Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums JR Robinson
Drums Marcel East
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer Marcel East
Synthesizer David Benoit
Programming Marcel East
Flugelhorn Michael Stewart
Sax Michael Paulo
Trumpet Michael Stewart
Trumpet Ray Brown
Vocals Valerie Pinkston

3 Have You Forgotten

Guitar David Benoit
Voice Dori Caymmi

4 Shadows

Bass Nathan East
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer David Benoit
Synthesizer Marcel East
Sax Michael Paulo
Trumpet Michael Stewart
Percussion Marcel East
Percussion Chris Trujillo
Percussion Mike Fisher

5 Saudade

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Dori Caymmi
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer David Benoit
Flugelhorn Freddie Hubbard
Percussion Chris Trujillo
Percussion Tommy Aros
Voice Dori Caymmi

6 Moments

Drums JR Robinson
Drums Marcel East
Guitar Marcel East
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer David Benoit
Synthesizer Marcel East
Programming Marcel East
Percussion Marcel East
Vocals Valerie Pinkston

7 Already There

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Pat Kelly
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer David Benoit
Percussion Chris Trujillo
Percussion Tommy Aros

8 Still Standing

Drums JR Robinson
Drums (programming) Marcel East
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer Marcel East
Strings David Benoit
Strings Marcel East
Sax Michael Paulo
Trumpet Freddie Hubbard
Trumpet Michael Stewart
Trumpet Ray Brown
Percussion Marcel East
Percussion Mike Fisher

9 Castles

Bass Nathan East
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Pat Kelly
Piano David Benoit
Synthesizer David Benoit
Percussion Mike Fisher

10 Have You Forgotten

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Piano David Benoit
Percussion Chris Trujillo
Percussion Mike Fisher
Vocals Dori Caymmi

11 Reprise

Piano David Benoit

 

Producer – Marcel East
Co-producer – David Benoit
Executive-Producer – Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen
Engineer (Additional) – John Paterno, Marcel East
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By (Assistant) – Dan Bosworth, Noel Hazen
Recorded By – Khaliq Glover, Rik Pekkonen
Recorded By [Assistant] – Rick Winquest
Recorded By, Recorded By (Strings), Mixed By – Clark Germain

Conductor, Orchestrated By, Arranged By – David Benoit (Track 1)
Concertmaster (Shadows Symphony Orchestra), Violin – Bruce Dukov
Conductor (Shadows Symphony Orchestra) – David Benoit
Guitar, Arranged By (Strings), Conductor (Strings) – David Benoit (Track 3)
Arranged By (Rhythm & Horn) – David Benoit, Marcel East (Track 2, 8)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Marcel East (Track 4)
Arranged By (Strings), Conductor (Strings) – David Benoit (Tracks 4, 7, 10)
Arranged By (Vocals) – Valerie Pinkston (Track 6)

Bass (Shadows Symphony Orchestra) – Chuck Domanico
Cello – Larry Corbett, Suzie Katayama
French Horn – Sally Bonebrake
Harp – Amy Schulman
Viola – Raymond Tischer II, Roland Kato
Violin – Henry Ferber, Jay Rosen, Joel Derouin, Michele Richards, Patricia Ann Johnson, Peter Kent, Sid Page

Record Company – BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. – D 500284
Phonographic Copyright (p) – GRP Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – GRP Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – GRP Records, Inc.
Manufactured For – BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.
Recorded At – Studio Ultimo
Recorded At – Pyramid Studios
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Mixed At – Ocean Way Recording
Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering