1990 David Benoit – Inner Motion

Inner Motion is an album by American pianist David Benoit released in 1990, recorded for the GRP label. The album reached #3 on Billboard’s Jazz chart.

Tracks

1  M.W.A. (Musicians With Attitude) (David Benoit; Marcel East; Nathan East) 04:37
2  Coconut Roads (David Benoit) 03:45
3  Every Corner Of The World (David Benoit; David Pack) 05:23
4  6-String Poet (David Benoit) 05:13
5  Houston (David Benoit) 04:54
6  Along Love’s Highway (David Benoit; Randy Goodrum) 03:43
7  Deep Light (David Benoit) 04:19
8  El Camino Real (David Benoit; Eddie Arkin) 04:41
9  South East Quarter (David Benoit) 04:55
10  A Last Request (David Benoit) 02:37

Media

Musicians

1 M.W.A. (Musicians With Attitude)

DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
Drums (programming)Marcel East
ProgrammingMarcel East
PianoDavid Benoit
SynthesizerDavid Benoit


2 Coconut Roads

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPat Kelley
Acoustic GuitarPat Kelley
Fender RhodesDavid Benoit
PianoDavid Benoit
ClarinetGary Herbig
SaxBrandon Fields
PercussionMike Fisher


3 Every Corner Of The World

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
PianoDavid Benoit
Background VocalsChuck Sabatino
Background VocalsJean McClain
Background VocalsMelinda Chatman
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
VocalsDavid Pack


4 6-String Poet

Acoustic BassSteve Bailey
DrumsDavid Derge
Acoustic GuitarGrant Geissman
PianoDavid Benoit
PercussionMike Fisher


5 Houston

Acoustic BassSteve Bailey
DrumsDavid Derge
GuitarGrant Geissman
Acoustic GuitarGrant Geissman
12 String GuitarGrant Geissman
BanjoGrant Geissman
MandolinGrant Geissman
PianoDavid Benoit
ViolinDoug Cameron
PercussionMike Fisher


6 Along Love’s Highway

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
Hammond OrganDavid Benoit
PianoDavid Benoit
PercussionSteve Forman
Background VocalsJean McClain
Background VocalsPhillip Ingram
Background VocalsChuck Sabatino
VocalsDavid Pack


7 Deep Light

Upright BassSteve Bailey
DrumsDavid Derge
Acoustic GuitarGrant Geissman
PianoDavid Benoit
SaxEric Marienthal
PercussionSteve Forman


8 El Camino Real

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarPat Kelley
Acoustic GuitarPat Kelley
Fender RhodesDavid Benoit
PianoDavid Benoit
PercussionMike Fisher


9 South East Quarter

BassSteve Bailey
DrumsDavid Derge
GuitarGrant Geissman
PianoDavid Benoit
SynthesizerDavid Benoit
SaxEric Marienthal
PercussionSteve Forman


10 A Last Request

BassSteve Bailey
DrumsDavid Derge
Acoustic GuitarGrant Geissman
PianoDavid Benoit
PercussionMike Fisher

Strings & Horns

The Warfield Avenue Symphony Orchestra (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Mallet Percussion – Scott Higgins, Mike Fisher (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Piccolo – Ronald Landinger, Renee Grizzell (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Trumpet – Walter Johnson, Bob Findley, Robert O’Donnel (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Trombone – Stephen Holtman, Alexander Iles (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Bass – Jim Lacefield, Paul Zibits (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Cellos – Suzie Katayama, Harry Shultz, Ernie Ehrhardt, Maurice Grants (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Harp – Amy Shulman (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Violas – Jimbo Ross, Renita Koven (Tracks 4, 5, 10)
Violins – Marci Dicterow, Michelle Zival-Fox, Gina Kronstadt-Fields, Doug Cameron, Charles Veal Jr, Joseph Goodman, Peter Kent, Joel Derouin, Sid Page, Shari Zippert, Dimitrie Leivici (Tracks 4, 5, 10)

Liner Notes

Producer – Allen Sides, David Benoit
Co-producer – Marcel East (Track 1)
Producer (Associate) – David Pack (Track 3)
Producer (Executive) – Dave Grusin, Larry Rosen
Post Production – Joseph Doughney, Michael Landy
Arranged By – David Benoit
Arranged By (Vocal) – David Pack (Tracks 3, 6)
Concertmaster – Bruce Dukov
Conductor – David Benoit
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Allen Sides, Bill Schnee
Recorded By – Allen Sides, Bill Schnee

Design – Andy Ruggirello, Dan Serrano, David Gibb, Jacki McCarthy
Photography By – Michael Going
Photography By (Assistant) – Felicia Martinez, Jana Angeles, Steve Anderson

Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering
Phonographic Copyright (p) GRP Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) GRP Records, Inc.
Manufactured By GRP Records, Inc.
Distributed By MCA Distributing Corporation
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Mixed At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Bill Schnee Studios
Mixed At Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At  Pyramid Studios (2)
Mixed At Pyramid Studios (2)
Recorded At Pack’s Place
Mixed At Pack’s Place
Edited At The Review Room