2014 Al Jarreau – My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke

My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke is an album by Al Jarreau, released in 2014.

This album contains songs written by George Duke.

Tracks

1  My Old Friend (John Lang; Steve George; Richard Page) 04:57
2  Someday (George Duke) 04:09
3  Churchyheart (Backyard Ritual) (George Duke; Al Jarreau) 04:56
4  SomeBossa (Summer Breezin’) (George Duke; Al Jarreau; Patrick Lundquist) 04:41
5  Sweet Baby (George Duke) 04:31
6  Every Reason To Smile / Wings Of Love (George Duke; Stanley Clarke) 03:51
7  No Rhyme, No Reason (George Duke) 04:05
8  Bring Me Joy (George Duke) 04:36
9  Brazilian Love Affair / Up From The Sea It Arose and Ate Rio In One Swift Bite (George Duke) 04:46
10  You Touch My Brain (George Duke) 04:44

Media

Musicians

1 My Old Friend

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsPatrice Rushen
PianoPatrice Rushen
SaxGerald Albright
Background VocalsJeffrey Osborne
Background VocalsPatrick Lundquist
Background VocalsPorcha Clay
Background VocalsKatriz Trinidad
VocalsAl Jarreau


2 Someday

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarJohn Jubu Smith
KeyboardsJohn Beasley
VocalsDianne Reeves
VocalsAl Jarreau


3 Churchyheart (Backyard Ritual)

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarJohn Jubu Smith
KeyboardsJohn Beasley
ProgrammingMarcus Miller
ClarinetMarcus Miller
TrumpetMike Cottone
VocalsAl Jarreau


4 SomeBossa (Summer Breezin’)

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
SaxGerald Albright
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsPatrick Lundquist
VocalsAl Jarreau


5 Sweet Baby

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsGreg Phillinganes
PianoGreg Phillinganes
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsPatrick Lundquist
Background VocalsStanley Clarke
VocalsLalah Hathaway
VocalsAl Jarreau


6 Every Reason To Smile / Wings Of Love

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsPatrice Rushen
PianoPatrice Rushen
Background VocalsPorcha Clay
Background VocalsPatrick Lundquist
Background VocalsFred Martin
Background VocalsKatriz Trinidad
VocalsJeffrey Osborne
VocalsAl Jarreau


7 No Rhyme, No Reason

Bass (synthesizer)Brandon Coleman
GuitarRob Bacon
KeyboardsBrandon Coleman
ProgrammingBoney James
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsKelly Price
VocalsAl Jarreau


8 Bring Me Joy

BassAlex Al
DrumsOmari Williams
GuitarRob Bacon
KeyboardsGeorge Duke
SaxBoney James
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsAl Jarreau


9 Brazilian Love Affair / Up From The Sea It Arose and Ate Rio In One Swift Bite

BassStanley Clarke
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsPatrice Rushen
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsPorcha Clay
Background VocalsPatrick Lundquist
Background VocalsFred Martin
Background VocalsKatriz Trinidad
VocalsDianne Reeves
VocalsAl Jarreau


10 You Touch My Brain

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarJohn Jubu Smith
KeyboardsJohn Beasley
PianoMac Rebennack
Background VocalsPatrick Lundquist
VocalsMac Rebennack
VocalsAl Jarreau

Liner Notes

Producer – John Burk (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10)
Producer – Stanley Clarke (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, 9)
Producer – Marcus Miller (Tracks 2, 3, 10)
Producer – Boney James (Tracks 7, 8)
Producer (Associatie) – Patrick Lundquist
Mixed By – Seth Presant, Dave Rideau
Recorded By – Don Murray, Seth Presant, Boney James, Dave Rideau, Misha Kachakachishvilli

Art Direction – Albert Roman
Photography – Marina Chavez

Recorded At The Village Studios, LA
Recorded At Esplanade Studios, New Orleans
Mixed At The Village Studios, LA
Copyright (c) – Concord Music Group, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Concord Music Group, Inc.