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David Benoit – This Side Up [TrackList follows] – Dead Line/ TopMusic International

David Benoit – This Side Up [TrackList follows] – Dead Line/ TopMusic International

David Benoit – This Side Up [TrackList follows] – Dead Line/ TopMusic International gold CD TM-GCD9802 ****: (Alto Saxophone – Brandon Fields (tracks: 3, 5); Bass – Bob Feldman (tracks: 1, 6, 7, 8);  Nathan East (tracks: 2, 3, 4, 5); Concertmaster – William Henderson (2) (tracks: 1, 6, 8); Conductor – Kenneth Bonebrake (tracks: 1, 6); Drums – John Robinson (2) (tracks: 2, 3, 4, 5); Tony Morales (2) (tracks: 1, 6, 7, 8); Guitar – Grant Geissman (tracks: 1, 6, 7); Paul Jackson Jr. (tracks: 2, 3, 4, 5); Keyboards – Michael Lang* (tracks: 6); Randy Kerber (tracks: 2 to 7); Orchestra – L.A. Modern String Orchestra (tracks: 1, 6, 8); Percussion – Bobbye Hall (tracks: 2, 3 to 5); Del Blake (tracks: 1, 6); Michael Fisher (tracks: 7); Piano, Keyboards – David Benoit;Producer – Jeffrey Weber; Soprano Sax – Ernie Watts (tracks: 6); Vocals – Dianne Reeves (track: 3)) Keyboardist Benoit selected and arranged these eight tracks for a mostly instrumental album that avoids some of the usual smooth jazz and pop areas by having some nice jazz-flavored arrangements, some especially nice sax solos, and a variety of top players participating, with plenty of variety of instrumentation. […]