After the Storm

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All Music Guide - Jonathan Widran
In the mid-'90s, Mojazz -- the contemporary jazz imprint of Motown -- was the place to turn for the best examples of the ways funk meets more creative improvisations. Norman Brown is one of the genre's brightest lights -- a George Benson type whose stirring fluidity makes magic with an edge Benson never had. Many of the tracks on After the Storm are formulaic, mid-tempo gems, but Brown adds zest to even the most typical groove with a lightning fast style that jumps off the disc. The Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross covers are fine, but better are more unique originals like "Trashman," "Take Me There," and others that use acoustic guitar and trumpet. As solid as this ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jonathan Widran
In the mid-'90s, Mojazz -- the contemporary jazz imprint of Motown -- was the place to turn for the best examples of the ways funk meets more creative improvisations. Norman Brown is one of the genre's brightest lights -- a George Benson type whose stirring fluidity makes magic with an edge Benson never had. Many of the tracks on After the Storm are formulaic, mid-tempo gems, but Brown adds zest to even the most typical groove with a lightning fast style that jumps off the disc. The Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross covers are fine, but better are more unique originals like "Trashman," "Take Me There," and others that use acoustic guitar and trumpet. As solid as this stuff gets.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/17/1994
  • Label: Motown
  • UPC: 731453030121
  • Catalog Number: 530301
  • Sales rank: 34,830

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Take Me There (5:09)
  2. 2 After the Storm (4:43)
  3. 3 That's the Way Love Goes (4:42)
  4. 4 Any Love (5:21)
  5. 5 Lydian (6:28)
  6. 6 For the Love of You (5:20)
  7. 7 Trashman (5:19)
  8. 8 It Costs to Love (4:48)
  9. 9 Let's Come Together (5:28)
  10. 10 Acoustic Time (2:48)
  11. 11 El Dulce Sol (5:06)
  12. 12 Family (4:35)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Norman Brown Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, wah wah guitar
Baby Lee Background Vocals
Gary Bias Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Ray Brown Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Bridgette Bryant Background Vocals
Denetria Champ Background Vocals
Tony Dumas Acoustic Bass
Lynne Fiddmont Background Vocals
Darryl Jackson Percussion
Herman Jackson Piano, Keyboards
Larry Kimpel Bass
Ricky Lawson Drums
James Manning Bass
Land Richards Drums
Brian Simpson Horn, Keyboards
Arnold McCuller Background Vocals
Gail Sherman Johnson Keyboards
Crayge Lindesay Bass, Keyboards, wah wah guitar
Alonzo Powell Drums
Freddie "Ready Freddie" Washington Bass
Reggie C. Young Trombone
George Lopez Bass
Technical Credits
Ralph Sutton Engineer
Norman Brown Arranger, Producer, Horn Arrangements
Chris Jasper Composer
Brant Biles Engineer
Denetria Champ Vocal Arrangements
Lynne Fiddmont Vocal Arrangements
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Robert Margouleff Engineer
Steve McKeever Producer, Executive Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Land Richards Arranger
Brian Simpson Contributor
Crayge Lindesay Arranger, drum programming
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Superb

    An instrumental Masterpiece. If u are a Jazz enthusiast this album should be one of the cornerstones of the collection.

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