1995 Curtis Stigers – Time Was

Time Was is the second album by Curtis Stigers, released in

Curtis Stigers (born October 18, 1965) is an American jazz singer. He achieved a number of hits in the early 1990s, most notably the international hit “I Wonder Why” (1991), which reached No. 5 in the UK and No. 9 in the US.

Tracks

This Time (David Bryan; Richard Supa) 4:42
Keep Me From The Cold (Curtis Stigers; Glen Ballard) 3:58
3  Every Time You Cry (Gregg Sutton; Willie Nile) 4:08
4  Anything You Want You Get It (Curtis Stigers; Willie Nile) 5:11
5  There’s More To Makin’ Love (T (Curtis Stigers; Danny Kortchmar) 5:20
6  Time Was (Curtis Stigers; Glen Ballard) 5:02
7  Ghost Of You And Me (Jon Lind; Richard Page) 4:17
8  It Never Comes (Curtis Stigers; Gregg Sutton) 5:11
9  Cry (Jeff Vincent; Michael Hunter Ochs) 3:42
10  Somebody In Love (Curtis Stigers; Frankie Lee; Willie Nile) 4:07
11  Big One (Curtis Stigers; Glen Ballard) 5:21
12  New York Is Rockin’ (Curtis Stigers; Willie Nile) 4:02
13  There Will Always Be A Place (Curtis Stigers; Frankie Lee; Willie Nile) 4:24

Musicians

1 This Time

Bass (synthesizer)David Foster
Drums (programming)Simon Franglen
GuitarMichael Thompson
PianoDavid Foster
SynclavierSimon Franglen
SaxCurtis Stigers
VocalsCurtis Stigers


2 Keep Me From The Cold

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarMike Landau
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
KeyboardsGlen Ballard
PercussionBrian Kilgore
VocalsCurtis Stigers


3 Every Time You Cry

BassRick Neigher
DrumsJonathan Moffett
Drums (programming)Adam Gorgoni
GuitarAdam Gorgoni
GuitarFreddie Cox
GuitarJohn Shanks
KeyboardsMitchel Forman
KeyboardsAdam Gorgoni
PianoMitchel Forman
ProgrammingRoy Campanella III
Background VocalsAdam Gorgoni
Background VocalsKathy Merrick
Background VocalsLisa Frazier
Background VocalsShelly Peiken
VocalsCurtis Stigers


4 Anything You Want You Get It

BassMike Visceglia
DrumsFrank Vilardi
GuitarPat Thrall
PianoMark Alexander
SaxCurtis Stigers
VocalsCurtis Stigers


5 There’s More To Makin’ Love

BassTM Stevens
DrumsZachary Alford
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
Hammond OrganJeff Young
KeyboardsDanny Kortchmar
PianoJeff Young
SaxCurtis Stigers
VocalsCurtis Stigers


6 Time Was

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarMike Landau
GuitarGlen Ballard
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SaxCurtis Stigers
VocalsShawn Colvin
VocalsCurtis Stigers


7 Ghost Of You And Me

BassFred Washington
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsNeil Larsen
KeyboardsKim Bullard
ProgrammingKim Bullard
SaxCurtis Stigers
PercussionMike Fisher
VocalsCurtis Stigers


8 It Never Comes

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMike Landau
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SaxCurtis Stigers
SaxDan Higgins
SaxDave Koz
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
Background VocalsRodney Saulsberry
VocalsCurtis Stigers


9 Cry

BassFred Washington
DrumsKevin Hayes
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsNeil Larsen
SaxCurtis Stigers
Background VocalsHarry Bowens
Background VocalsSweet Pea Atkinson
Background VocalsWorthy Davis
VocalsCurtis Stigers


10 Somebody In Love

BassMike Visceglia
DrumsFrank Vilardi
GuitarStewart Lerman
Hammond OrganJeff Young
PianoDanny Louis
SaxCurtis Stigers
VocalsCurtis Stigers


11 Big One

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMike Landau
GuitarGlen Ballard
Hammond OrganBenmont Tench
KeyboardsGlen Ballard
SaxCurtis Stigers
SaxDan Higgins
SaxDave Koz
TrumpetGary Gray
TrumpetJerry Hey
PercussionBrian Kilgore
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsCurtis Stigers


12 New York Is Rockin’

BassTM Stevens
DrumsZachary Alford
Drums (programming)Sammy Merendino
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
Slide GuitarDavid Tronzo
Hammond OrganJeff Young
KeyboardsDanny Kortchmar
PianoDanny Louis
SaxCurtis Stigers
Background VocalsJohn Greco
Background VocalsFrankie Lee
Background VocalsJake Stigers
Background VocalsJeff Young
Background VocalsLuke Noonan
Background VocalsStewart Lerman
Background VocalsWillie Nile
VocalsCurtis Stigers


13 There Will Always Be A Place

BassMike Visceglia
DrumsFrank Vilardi
GuitarStewart Lerman
Hammond OrganJeff Young
PianoDanny Louis
SaxCurtis Stigers
VocalsCurtis Stigers

Strings

Cello – David Low, Frederick Seykora, Paula Hochhalter, Rowena Hamill (Tracks 2, 8)
Cello – Daniel Smith, Larry Corbett, Paula Hochhalter, Steve Richards, Suzie Katayama (Track 7)
Double Bass – Buell Neidlinger, Susan Ranney (Tracks 2, 8)
Viola – Carrie Holzman-Little, Marlow Fisher (Tracks 2, 8)
Viola – Cynthia Morrow, Denyse Buffum, Robert Becker, Suzanna Giordano (Track 7)
Violin – Endre Granat, Karen Jones, Margaret Wooten, Rachel Robinson, Ralph Morrison, Richard Greene, Roger Wilkie, Sheldon Sanov, Tamara Chang (Tracks 2, 8)
Violin – Armen Garabedian, Berj Garabedian, Charlie Bisharat, Clayton Haslop, Endre Granat, Ezra Kliger, Haim Shtrum, John Wittenberg, Joy Lyle, Karen Jones, Peter Kent, Ron Clark, Sheldon Sanov (Track 7)

Liner Notes

Producer – David Foster (Track 1)
Producer – Glen Ballard (Tracks 2, 6, 8, 11)
Producer – Adam Gorgoni (Track 3)
Producer – Curtis Stigers (Tracks 4, 10, 13)
Producer – Danny Kortchmar (Tracks 5, 12)
Producer – Stewart Levine (Tracks 7, 9)
Producer – Stewart Lerman (Tracks 10, 13)
Producer (Additional) – Curtis Stigers, Stewart Lerman (Track 12)
Producer (Executive) – Clive Davis, Curtis Stigers
Arranged By – David Foster (Track 1)
Arranged By – Adam Gorgoni (Track 3)
Arranged By – Stewart Levine (Tracks 7, 9)
Arranged By (Strings) – Jerry Hey (Tracks 2, 8)
Arranged By (Strings) – David Campbell (Track 7)
Concertmaster – Peter Kent (Track 7)
Conductor – Jerry Hey (Tracks 2, 8)
Conductor – David Campbell (Track 7)
Contractor – Suzie Katayama (Track 7)
Coordinator – Jolie Levine (Tracks 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11)
Coordinator – Brian Coleman (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13)
Coordinator – Scott Vandivier (Track 4)
Coordinator – Mary Hogan (Tracks 5, 12)
Coordinator – Carrie McConkey (Tracks 7, 9)
Engineer (Assistant) – Brooks Larson (Track 1)
Engineer (Assistant) – Charlie Essers, Charlie Paakkari (Tracks 2, 6, 8, 11)
Engineer (Assistant) – Chad Fridirici, Charles Nasser, Stephanie Gylden (Track 3)
Engineer (Assistant) – Phil Pagano (Track 5)
Engineer (Assistant) – David Schiffman (Tracks 7, 9)
Mastered By – George Marino
Mixed By – Mick Guzauski (Track 1)
Mixed By – Francis Buckley (Tracks 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11)
Mixed By – Adam Gorgoni, Ted Blaisdell (Track 3)
Mixed By – Bryce Goggin, Stewart Lerman (Track 4)
Mixed By – David Darlington (Tracks 5, 10, 12, 13)
Mixed By – Glen Ballard (Tracks 7, 9)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Chris Theis (Track 1)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Bino Espinoza (Tracks 7, 9)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Phil Pagano (Tracks 10, 12, 13)
Recorded By – David Reitzas (Track 1)
Recorded By – Chris Fogel, Francis Buckley (Tracks 2, 6, 8)
Recorded By – Adam Gorgoni, Ted Blaisdell (Track 3)
Recorded By – Bryce Goggin (Track 4)
Recorded By – Niko Bolas (Tracks 5, 12)
Recorded By – Daren Klein (Tracks 7, 9)
Recorded By – Bryce Goggin (Tracks 10, 13)
Recorded By (Additional) – Felipe Elgueta (Track 1)
Recorded By (Additional) – David Darlington, Larry Alexander (Track 12)

Art Direction – Angela Skouras
Art Direction (Coordination) – Amy Finkle
Photography By – Dean Freeman, Lynn Goldsmith

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
Distributed By – BMG
Pressed By – Sonopress – K-8163
Recorded At – Chartmaker Studios
Recorded At – Westlake Audio
Recorded At – Capitol Studios
Recorded At – Julian’s Room Recording
Recorded At – Stagg Street Studio
Recorded At – Baby Monster Studios
Recorded At – The Hit Factory
Recorded At – Presence Studios
Recorded At – Electric Lady Studios
Recorded At – Bass Hit Studios
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Mixed At – Sony Music Studios, New York City
Mixed At – Saturn Sound
Mixed At – Baby Monster Studios
Mixed At – Bass Hit Studios
Mixed At – Andora Studios
Mixed At – Westlake Audio
Mastered At – Sterling Sound