1982 David Sanborn – As We Speak

As We Speak is a studio album by David Sanborn, released in 1982 through the record label Warner Bros. The album reached number 70 on the Billboard 200, number 32 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart and number 1 on the Jazz Albums chart.


1  Port Of Call (Michael Sembello, Daniel Sembello) 4:28
2  Better Believe It (Marcus Miller) 3:31
3  Rush Hour (Marcus Miller) 4:43
4  Over And Over (Don Freeman, Marcus Miller) 4:12
5  Back Again (Dennis Belfield, Don Freeman) 3:52
6  As We Speak (David Sanborn, Michael Sembello) 4:17
7  Straight To The Heart (Marcus Miller) 3:26
8  Rain On Christmas (David Sanborn) 4:47
9  Love Will Come Some Day (David Batteau, Michael Sembello) 6:16


BassMarcus Miller
DrumsOmar Hakim
GuitarMichael Sembello
KeyboardsDon Freeman
SynthesizerDon Freeman
SaxDavid Sanborn
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa

Other Musicians

1 Port Of Call

GuitarBuzzy Feiten
ClavinetGeorge Duke
ClarinetRobert Mintzer

2 Better Believe It

SynthesizerLance Ong

4 Over And Over

OrganJames Skelton
SaxBill Evans

5 Back Again

PercussionMalando Gassama
Background VocalsCruz Sembello
VocalsMichael Sembello

6 As We Speak


7 Straight To The Heart

SynthesizerLance Ong

8 Rain On Christmas

French HornBobby Martin
Background VocalsCruz Sembello
VocalsMichael Sembello

9 Love Will Come Some Day

DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
SynthesizerMichael Colina
PercussionLenny Castro

Liner Notes

Producer – Robert Margouleff
Coordinator – Ilyce Weiner
Enginee – Howard Siegel
Engineer (Assistant) – Barbara Rooney, Gregg Mann, Michael Morongell, Rudy Hill, Wayne Yurgelin
Engineer (Second) – Karat Faye
Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
Mixed By – Howard Siegel

Art Direction – Richard Seireeni, Christine Sauers
Artwork  – Kohei Onishi
Design – Christine Sauers
Artwork  – Kohei Onishi
Photography  – Michael Halsband

Mastered At Precision Lacquer
Mixed At Record Plant, LA
Recorded At Warner Bros Recording Studios
Recorded At George Massenburg Studios
Recorded At Mediasound
Recorded At Soundworks, NY
Phonographic Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc
Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc