Annotation

Label: Rhino - Catalog #: 76713
Additional:
A Rhino reissue (with 3 additional takes) of the highly successfull Breezin'.

Annotation last modified on 2006-08-03 15:10 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Breezin’
5:42
2 This Masquerade
8:03
3 Six to Four
5:12
4 Affirmation
6:59
5 So This Is Love?
7:04
6 Lady
6:01
7 Down Here on the Ground
9:10
8 Shark Bite
6:12
9 This Masquerade (single edit)
3:16

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 1–6)
bass guitar and guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Phil Upchurch (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 1)
Clavinet and piano:
Jorge Dalto (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 1)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 2–6)
Phil Upchurch (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 2–6)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 1)
electric piano:
Ronnie Foster (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 2–6)
electric piano and Minimoog [mini-moog]:
Ronnie Foster (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 1)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 1–6)
piano:
Jorge Dalto (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 2–6)
assistant engineer:
Don Henderson (engineer) (tracks 1–6)
assistant producer:
Noel Newbolt (tracks 1–6)
composer:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 5, 8)
José Feliciano (track 4)
Ronnie Foster (track 6)
Leon Russell (tracks 2, 9)
Lalo Schifrin (pianist & composer) (track 7)
Phil Upchurch (track 3)
Bobby Womack (track 1)
conductor:
Claus Ogerman (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Leon Russell (tracks 2, 9)
Gale Garnett (track 7)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (tracks 1–6)
orchestrator:
Claus Ogerman (tracks 1–6)
producer:
Tommy LiPuma (tracks 1–6)
recording engineer:
Al Schmitt (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 1–6)
vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 7)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1976) (tracks 1–6)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 1)
Communicated Music Co. (tracks 5–6)
J&H Pub. Co. (track 4)
Reservoir 416 (tracks 2, 9)
Reservoir One America (tracks 2, 9)
Skyhill Pub. Co., Inc. (tracks 2, 9)
Tracebob Music Co. (track 1)
Triangle Music Company (BMI) (track 8)
Unart Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 7)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (tracks 2, 9)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 1–2, 7, 9)
mixed at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (tracks 1–6)
edit of:
edits:
This Masquerade (7" single) by George Benson (track 2)
cover recording of:
This Masquerade (track 9)
Affirmation (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 4)
This Masquerade (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 2)
recording of:
Down Here on the Ground (from “Cool Hand Luke”) (track 7)
Shark Bite (track 8)
Breezin’ (Bobby Womack composition) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 1)
Lady (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 6)
Six to Four (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 3)
So This Is Love (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 5)

Release

design:Peter Palombi
mastering:Doug Sax
art direction:Ed Thrasher
photography:Mario Casilli
liner notes:A. Scott Galloway
Al Young (US poet, novelist, professor)
mastered at:The Mastering Lab (Hollywood, 1967-2008) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
ASIN:US: B000056CE2 [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/7132080 [info]