Wednesday, October 21, 2009

CD of the Day - "George Benson: Songs and Stories"

CD of the Day
George Benson: "Songs and Stories" (Concord/Universal) 2009

Produced by John Burk & Marcus Miller
Includes two tracks - covers of pop hits by James Taylor ("Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight") and Christopher Cross ("Sailing") - which were recorded in São Paulo, Brazil, a couple of years ago, with Toninho Horta, Marcelo Lima, Bruno Cardozo, William Magalhães and Maguinho Alcântara.
This pop-oriented session also features Paulinho da Costa, John Robinson, Rod Temperton, Greg Phillinganes, Marcus Miller, Lalah Hathaway, Patti Austin, Ray Parker, Jr., Norman Brown, Wah Wah Watson, David Garfield, Steve Lukather, and Paul Jackson, Jr.
Additional arrangements by Victor Vanacore, Jerry Hey, David Paich & Tom Scott.

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