1993 Warren Hill – Devotion

Devotion is the second solo album by Warren Hill. It was released 1993 on RCA.

Warren Hill (born April 15, 1966) is a smooth jazz saxophonist from Toronto, Canada.

Hill was discovered in 1988 while performing at his graduation from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Record producer Russ Titelman, who was in the audience, invited him to record on an album by Chaka Khan. After moving to Los Angeles, he signed with RCA in 1991 and recorded his debut album, Kiss Under the Moon. He supported Natalie Cole on tour for her album Unforgettable. He had a hit in 1993 with the song “The Passion Theme” from the movie Body of Evidence

Tracks

1  Another Goodbye (Warren Hill) 5:26
2  Our First Dance (Warren Hill) 5:02
3  Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton; Will Jennings) 3:28
4  The Passion Theme (Graeme Revell; Jeff Silbar; Warren Hill) 4:50
5  Can’t Get You Out of My Mind (Byron De Lear; Hans Zermuehlen; Angela Myles; Shawn Klaiber) 6:27
6  Your Place or Mine? (Warren Hill; Sam Purkin) 5:59
7  I Still Believe in You (Vince Gill; John Jarvis) 4:25
8  When Words are Gone (Sam Purkin; Warren Hill) 3:50
9  Uncotrollable Urge (Warren Hill; Sam Purkin) 4:04
10  Reed My Lips (Warren Hill; Sam Purkin) 4:47
11  Way Past Midnight (Byron De Lear; Warren Hill) 5:53

Media

Musicians

1 Another Goodbye

BassKai Eckhardt
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
Guitar (solo)Ron Komie
GuitarGeorge Krischke
KeyboardsHans Zermuehlen
PercussionNorman Arnold
SaxWarren Hill


2 Our First Dance

BassVail Johnson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarRobert Mann
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsEllis Hall


3 Tears in Heaven

BassVail Johnson
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionPeter Bunetta
Background VocalsEllis Hall


4 The Passion Theme

BassVail Johnson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarRobert Mann
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsEllis Hall


5 Can’t Get You Out of My Mind

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
Drums (programming)Drummie Zeb
KeyboardsRon Fair
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionAlex Acuna
Background VocalsDrummie Zeb
Background VocalsTony Gadd
Background VocalsBrindslay Ford
RapGeneral Levy
VoiceAndrea Fair
VocalsDrummie Zeb


6 Your Place or Mine?

BassVail Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarRobert Mann
Acoustic GuitarRicardo Silveira
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerSam Purkin
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


7 I Still Believe in You

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarRobert Mann
Acoustic GuitarRobert Mann
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionPeter Bunetta
Background VocalsEllis Hall
Background VocalsSyreeta Wright
Background VocalsMaxayn Lewis
VocalsMitch Malloy


8 When Words are Gone

BassVail Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarRobert Mann
Acoustic GuitarRobert Mann
PianoRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerSam Purkin
SaxWarren Hill
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


9 Uncontrollable Urge

BassKai Eckhardt
BassSteve Kershisnik
DrumsEnzo Todesco
GuitarChris Horvath
KeyboardsHans Zermuehlen
SynthesizerSam Purkin
SaxWarren Hill
TromboneTom Whaley
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
CongasSheila Escovedo
PercussionBrian Kilgore


10 Reed My Lips

Bass (synthesizer)Chris Horvath
Bass (synthesizer)Sam Purkin
Drums (programming)Chris Horvath
GuitarChris Horvath
KeyboardsHans Zermuehlen
SynthesizerSam Purkin
SaxWarren Hill
TromboneTom Whaley
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
TimbalesSheila Escovedo
PercussionBrian Kilgore
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram


11 Way Past Midnight

BassSteve Kershisnik
DrumsEnzo Todesco
GuitarGeorge Krischke
PercussionNorman Arnold
SaxWarren Hill
KeyboardsHans Zermuehlen
VocalsByron De Lear

Liner Notes

Producer – Warren Hill (Tracks 1, 9, 10, 11)
Producer – Byron De Lear (Tracks 1, 11)
Producer – Peter Bunetta (Track 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8)
Producer – Rick Chudacoff (Track 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8)
Producer – Ron Fair (Track 5)
Producer – Sam Purkin (Tracks 9, 10)
Producer – Chris Horvath (Tracks 9, 10)
Co-Producer – Warren Hill (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Co-Producer – Sam Purkin (Tracks 6)
Arrangements – Warren Hill (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Arrangements – Byron De Lear (Track 1)
Arrangements – Peter Bunetta (Track 2, 6, 7, 8)
Arrangements – Rick Chudacoff (Track 2, 6, 7, 9)
Arrangements – Ron Fair (Track 5)
Arrangements – Sam Purkin (Tracks 6, 8)
Arrangements (Horns) – Chris Horvath (Tracks 9, 10)
Arrangements (Vocals) – Ron Fair (Track 5)
Engineer (Assistant) – Brad Aldredge (Tracks 1, 9, 10, 11)
Engineer (Assistant) – Brian Virtue, Dean Phelps, Dave Betancourt (Tracks 1, 11)
Engineer (Assistant) – Scott Campbell (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8)
Engineer (Assistant) – Richard Hasal (Tracks 2, 3, 4)
Engineer (Assistant) – Laurence Ethan, Julie Gardner, Dave Betancourt (Track 5)
Engineer (Assistant) – Jeff Graham, Ken Deranterasian (Track 6, 8)
Engineer (Assistant) – John Smith (Track 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – Bryan Arnett (Tracks 9, 10)
Mastered by – George Marino, Ted Jensen
Mixed by – Tom Lord-Alge (Tracks 1, 5)
Mixed by – Mick Guzauski (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 8)
Mixed by – Humberto Gatica (Track 7)
Mixed by – Jess Sutcliffe (Track 9)
Mixed by – Rob Jaczko (Track 11)
Recorded by – Jess Sutcliffe (Tracks 1, 9, 10, 11)
Recorded by – Byron De Lear (Tracks 1, 11)
Recorded by – Leon Johnson (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7)
Recorded by – Michael C Ross, Peter Morgan (Track 5)
Recorded by – Talley Sherwood (Track 10)

Art Direction – Ria Lewerke
Design – Norman Moore
Photography – Daniela Federici

Mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC
Mixed at Encore Recording Studios, Burbank, CA
Mixed at Cornerstone Studios, Chatsworth, CA
Mixed at Devinshire Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Mixed at The Enterprise, Burbank, CA
Mixed at Studio 55, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Castle Oaks Studios, Calabasas, CA
Recorded at Westlake Studios, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Ogdenhouse, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Track Record, North Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Cornerstone Studios, Chatsworth, CA
Recorded at Oceanway Studios, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Music Grinder, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Pacifique Recording Studios, Burbank, CA
Recorded at Talley Sherwood
Recorded at Pavilion Studios, London, England