1979 Friendship – Friendship

The album Friendship, created by the same bandname was a one time project featuring Abe Laboriel, Alex Acuña, Don Grusin, Ernie Watts, Lee Ritenour and Steve Forman as bandmembers.


1  Bullet Train (Ernie Watts, Lee Ritenour) 5:24
2  Tighten Up (Ernie Watts) 5:12
3  The Situation (Don Grusin, Lee Ritenour) 4:34
4  Let’s Talk About It (Don Grusin) 4:57
5  Here Today Hear Tomorrow (Abraham Laboriel) 5:23
6  Waterwings (Don Grusin) 6:54
7  The Real Thing (Don Grusin) 5:59



BassAbe Laboriel
DrumsAlex Acuna
GuitarLee Ritenour
Acoustic GuitarLee Ritenour
KeyboardsDon Grusin
PiccoloErnie Watts
SaxErnie Watts
SynthesizerErnie Watts
PercussionSteve Forman

Liner Notes

Producer – Don Grusin, Lee Ritenour
Engineer (Additional) – Matt Hyde
Engineer, Mixed By – Don Murray
Mixed By – Don Grusin, Lee Ritenour

Art Direction – Kathy Morphesis, Ron Coro
Photography By – Aaron Rapopo

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Recorded At – Dawnbreaker Studios
Mixed At – Santa Barbara Sound Design
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
Mastered At – Specialty Records Corporation
Pressed By – Allied Record Company