1987 Dianne Reeves – Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves is the third solo album by Dianne Reeves, released in 1987

Dianne Reeves (Detroit, October 23, 1956) is a GRAMMY-winning jazz singer. Commentator Scott Yanow said of her, “A logical successor to Dinah Washington and Carmen McRae. Reeves is a superior interpreter of lyrics and a skilled scat singer.”

Tracks

1  Sky Islands (Larry Dunn, Dianne Reeves) 4:43
2  I’m O.K. (Eddie del Barrio) 5:17
3  Better Days (Dianne Reeves, Tony Lorrich) 5:31
4  Harvest Time (Herbie Hancock) 5:38
5  Chan’s Song (Never Said) (Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder) 5:34
6  Yesterdays (Otto Horbach, Jerome Kern) 5:02
7  I’ve Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good (Duke Ellington, Paul Webster) 7:31
8  That’s All (Ellen Brandt, Bob Haymes) 4:13

Media

Musicians

1 Sky Islands

BassFred Washington
DrumsRicky Lawson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
VocalsDianne Reeves


2 I’m O.K.

BassTony Dumas
DrumsRalph Penland
PianoBilly Childs
SynclavierGeorge Duke
VocalsDianne Reeves


3 Better Days

BassFred Washington
DrumsRicky Lawson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoGeorge Duke
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
VocalsDianne Reeves


4 Harvest Time

BassFred Washington
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
SynclavierGeorge Del Barrio
SaxJusto Almario
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsDianne Reeves


5 Chan’s Song (Never Said)

BassFred Washington
DrumsLeon Chancler
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsHerbie Hancock
SynclavierGeorge Del Barrio
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsDianne Reeves


6 Yesterdays

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsTony Williams
PianoBilly Childs
FlugelhornFreddie Hubbard
PercussionAirto Moreira
VocalsDianne Reeves


7 I’ve Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsTony Williams
PianoGeorge Duke
FlugelhornFreddie Hubbard
VocalsDianne Reeves


8 That’s All

BassTony Dumas
DrumsRalph Penland
PianoBilly Childs
VocalsDianne Reeves

Liner Notes

Producer – George Duke
Producer (Assistant) – Alice Murell
Arranged By (Strings) – George Del Barrio (Tracks 4, 5)
Arranged By – George Duke, Dianne Reeves
Engineer – Erik Zobler
Engineer (Assistant) – Mitch Gibson (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Ford (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8)

Distributed By – EMI-Rodven, C.A.
Manufactured By – Rodven Discos