Benoit, David

Urban daydreams

LP
Skivbolag: GRP-9587-1
Inspelningsår: 1989
Utgivningsår: 1989
Artnr: 513700

Pianisten David Benoit har gjort en del skivor med straight jazz, men huvudsakligen har han ägnat sig åt mer popinriktat material, s k "smooth jazz". Han omger sig här som vanligt av förstklassiga studiomusiker. All diskografisk information på innerpåsen.

"...With Benoit's assistance, producer Don Grusin perfectly layers the many adventurous synthesizer riffs and lush orchestration here with Benoit's elegant acoustic piano. Grusin penned the most exciting track....the funky and melodic "Sailing Through the City," which features the high flying sax work of Eric Marienthal. Benoit either wrote or co-wrote the other eight tunes, ranging from the introspective "Looking Back" to the playful "Snow Dancing," but he really strikes pay-dirt on the title track, which has that unmistakable Benoit trademark, a mellow beginning and a rousingly upbeat finish....With each new album, Benoit began taking new and inspired chances in the format's early days. On his previous album Every Step of the Way, it was the classically tinged "Rebach" and here it's "Sailing..." Fortunately, he knows just how to please, and so sticks for the most part to the magic touch he has displayed so formidably on the acoustic piano. When you hear a Benoit tune, you can instantly identify it..." (Jonathan Widram, allmusic.com)
Speltid ca 40 min.

  1. Sailing through the city
  2. Cloud break
  3. Urband daydreams
  4. When the winter´s gone (Song for a stranger)
  1. Snow dancing
  2. Safari
  3. Wild kids
  4. Looking back
  5. Seattle morning


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