Heart's Horizon

Heart's Horizon

by Al Jarreau


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Moving over to Warner's sister label Reprise...Jarreau splits the production reins between the resurrected Jay Graydon, George Duke and Philippe Saisse, and enlists occasional guests like Earl Klugh, David Sanborn, Stanley Clarke, Kirk Whalum and Bobby McFerrin to help out. "Yo' Jeans," a brief, humorous, a cappella vocalese duet with McFerrin, was a long-overdue idea -- one rubbery-voiced nonclassifiable vocalist communing with another -- and in its goofy way, it temporarily re-energizes the record after a succession of...frontloaded dance numbers and ballads. Jarreau also tries an interesting experiment with Saisse, running his voice and percussion through Akai and Emulator samplers on his own "10K Hi..."

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0075992577823
catalogNumber: 25778

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jarreau   Primary Artist,Synthesizer,Percussion,Vocals,Background Vocals
Bobby Caldwell   Synthesizer
George Duke   Synthesizer,Piano,Synclavier,Synthesizer Overdubs,Synclavier Drums
Earl Klugh   Acoustic Guitar
Bobby McFerrin   Vocals
David Sanborn   Alto Saxophone
Gardner Cole   Synthesizer
Phil Perry   Background Vocals
Vonda Shepard   Background Vocals
Bill Champlin   Synthesizer,Background Vocals
Marcy Levy   Background Vocals
Alex Brown   Background Vocals
Carl Carwell   Background Vocals
Tamara Champlin   Background Vocals
Kevin Chokan   Guitar
Stanley Clarke   Bass,Acoustic Bass
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion
Lynn Davis   Background Vocals
Russell Ferrante   Keyboards
Brandon Fields   Saxophone
Tommy Funderburk   Background Vocals
Roy Galloway   Background Vocals
Randy Goodrum   Synthesizer
Gary Grant   Horn
Jay Graydon   Synthesizer
Jerry Hey   Trumpet,Horn
Dan Higgins   Tenor Saxophone
Phillip Ingram   Background Vocals
Paul Jackson   Guitar
Josie James   Background Vocals
Bobby Kimball   Background Vocals
Abraham Laboriel   Bass
Michael Landau   Guitar
Ricky Lawson   Drums
Dennis Matkosky   Organ,Synthesizer,Hammond Organ,Moog Bass
Lew McCreary   Horn
Lew McGreery   Horn
Bill Riechenbach   Horn
John "J.R." Robinson   Drums
Marc Russo   Saxophone
Philippe Saisse   Keyboards
John Van Tongeren   Synthesizer
Carlos Vega   Drums
Kirk Whalum   Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Fred White   Background Vocals
"Ready" Freddie Washington   Bass
Howard Smith   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Jarreau   Composer
George Duke   Producer
Gardner Cole   Composer
Bill Champlin   Composer,Vocal Arrangements
Marcy Levy   Composer
Randy Goodrum   Composer
Jay Graydon   Songwriter,Arranger,Composer,Producer,Engineer
Brian Malouf   Engineer
Dennis Matkosky   Composer,Producer,drum programming
Philippe Saisse   Composer,Producer
Gary Wagner   Engineer
Eric Calvi   Engineer
Ann Field   Artwork
Billie Hughes   Composer
"Ready" Freddie Washington   Bass Programming

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