1991 Gregg Karukas – Key Witness

Key Witness is an album by Gregg Karukas, released in 1991 on Positive Music Records.

Gregory Harry “Gregg” Karukas (born May 18, 1956) is a smooth jazz pianist from Bowie, Maryland. He experimented with drums, guitar, trumpet, and keyboards as a child, but it was not until his teens that he pursued music professionally as a pianist, having played with the Bowie High School Starliners big band. When he was sixteen, he owned one of the first Minimoog synthesizers.


1  City Of Hope (Gregg Karukas) 05:23
2  Passion Dance (Gregg Karukas) 03:54
3  Happy The Man (Gregg Karukas) 03:58
4  Love Is In Your Own Backyard (Gregg Karukas) 04:42
5  Catalina Wind (Gregg Karukas) 04:31
6  In My Dreams (Gregg Karukas; Ron Boustead) 04:16
7  Hey Witness (Gregg Karukas) 03:46
8  Too Much To Risk (Gregg Karukas; Jeff Pescetto) 04:23
9  Green Hills (Gregg Karukas) 04:50
10  Our Love Is On The Faultline (Gregg Karukas) 05:10
11  Three Wishes, One Desire (Gregg Karukas; Ron Boustead) 04:03
12  Toluca Lake (Gregg Karukas) 05:21



BassJay Dulaney
Drums (programming)Gregg Karukas
GuitarPeter Hume
PianoGregg Karukas
SynthesizerGregg Karukas
CymbalJoe Dougherty
PercussionGregg Karukas
Background VocalsShelby Flint

Other Musicians

2 Passion Dance

SaxEric Marienthal
PercussionMike Shapiro

3 Happy The Man

SaxLon Price

5 Catalina Wind

FluteGary Herbig
SaxDave Koz

6 In My Dreams

SaxDave Koz
VocalsRon Boustead

7 Hey Witness

FluteGary Herbig
PercussionBrad Dutz

8 Too Much To Risk

VocalsJeff Pescetto

9 Green Hills

SaxDave Koz

10 Our Love Is On The Faultline

SaxRichard Elliot

11 Three Wishes, One Desire

VocalsRon Boustead

12 Toluca Lake

DrumsBernie Dresel
Acoustic GuitarRicardo Silveira
SaxGary Meek

Liner Notes

Producer – Gregg Karukas
Producer (Executive) – Ken Navarro
Mastered By – Chris Bellman
Mixed By – Gregg Karukas
Mixed By (Assistant) – Steve Barbar
Recorded By – Gregg Karukas
Technician – Tim Conniff, James Karukas

Art Direction – Vera Elfert
Artwork, Graphic Design – Hügel+Sebastian
Photography – Michelle Di Simone

Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering
Mixed At Nightowl Studios
Recorded At Nightowl Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) Positive Music Records
Copyright (c) 101 South Records
Copyright (c) AMMC International