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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/24/2003
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 093624830023
  • Catalog Number: 48300
  • Sales rank: 49,900

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (0:27)
  2. 2 Say What? - Steve Cole (4:54)
  3. 3 Midnight - Steve Cole (4:16)
  4. 4 Playin' (3:47)
  5. 5 Days Gone By (5:26)
  6. 6 What Up B? (1:49)
  7. 7 Serpentine Fire (4:10)
  8. 8 Fly High - Rahsaan Patterson (4:00)
  9. 9 Last Night (5:20)
  10. 10 Come on Up (4:06)
  11. 11 Our Love (4:48)
  12. 12 Funky B (1:45)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Brian Culbertson Primary Artist, Piano, Trombone, Trumpet, Keyboards, Clavinet, Track Performer, Shaker, fender rhodes, Synthesizer Bass, Wah Wah Clavinet
Ricky Peterson Hammond Organ, Vocals, Track Performer, Wurlitzer
Norman Brown Guitar, Vocals, Soloist, Guest Appearance
Alex Al Bass
Rick Braun Muted Trumpet, Soloist, Guest Appearance
Lenny Castro Percussion, Conga, Timbales, Shaker, Clay Drums
Kenneth Crouch Clavinet, fender rhodes, Wah Wah Clavinet
Gary Grant Trumpet
Jerry Hey Trumpet, Horn
David Hildner Violin
Paul Jackson Jr. Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Peter LaBella Violin, Concert Master
Tony Maiden Guitar, wah wah guitar
Marcus Miller Bass, Guest Appearance
Richard Patterson Bass
Brian Ripp Baritone Saxophone
Steve Rodby Acoustic Bass
Todd Sucherman Cymbals, Hi Hat
Catherine Brubaker Viola
Gary Stucka Cello
Robert Swan Viola
Steve Cole Flute, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Track Performer
Marlou Johnston Violin
Rahsaan Patterson Vocals, Guest Appearance
Susan Synnestvedt Violin
Michael Hart Thompson Electric Guitar, E-bow
Craig Bauer Track Performer
Jim Culbertson Trumpet, Track Performer
Teresa Fream Violin
Dave Hutten Keyboards, Track Performer
Glenn McKinney Guitar
Scott Steiner Track Performer, Horn Producer
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Bass Trombone, Tenor Trombone
Gerey Johnson Guitar
Oscar Seaton Cymbals, Track Performer, Hi Hat
Jorge Evans Guitar
Stephen Lu Keyboards, Turntables, Track Performer, Wah Wah Pedal
Baird Dodge Viola
Steve Johnson Track Performer
Kou Li Chang Viola
Naomi Hildner Violin
David Earl Taylor Strings, Violin
Stefan Hersh Violin
LU Wah Wah Pedal
Carly Bauer Flute
Monty Neuble Synthesizer, Talk Box
Rika Seko Violin
Brant Taylor Cello
Terri VanValkinburgh Viola
Yuan Qing Yu Violin
Stephen Balderston Cello
Kevin Case Violin
Jennifer Marlas Violin
Karen Dirks Viola
Laura Chen Violin
Michelle Culbertson Track Performer
Justin Hori scratching, Beat Box
Russell Hershow Violin
Katinka Kleijn Cello
Technical Credits
Maurice White Composer
Dave Koz Composer
Ricky Peterson Background Noise
Brian Culbertson Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer, Digital Editing, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements, drum programming, Background Noise, Pro-Tools
Steve Hall Mastering
Jerry Hey Arranger, Horn Arrangements
Marcus Miller Composer
Matt Pierson Executive Producer
Verdine White Composer
Rahsaan Patterson Composer, Producer
Craig Bauer Engineer, Digital Editing, Background Noise, Pro-Tools
Cliff Colnot Orchestration, String Arrangements
Jim Culbertson Background Noise
Dave Hutten Background Noise
Glenn McKinney Composer
Scott Steiner Producer, Engineer, Digital Editing, Engineering Consultant, Background Noise, Pro-Tools
Greg Ross Art Direction
Oscar Seaton Background Noise
Stephen Lu Arranger, Composer, Producer, Digital Editing, String Arrangements, drum programming, Background Noise, Pro-Tools
Steve Johnson Engineer, Pro-Tools
Eddie King Engineer
Reginald Burke Composer
Michelle Culbertson Composer, Executive Producer, Groomer
Valerie Lefort Groomer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    More Funky Than Romantic

    In comparison to his previous release, Nice & Slow, Brian Culbertson's latest, Come on Up could also be called "Fast & Funky." This CD moves away from the predominantly soothing melodies of Nice to incorporate more horns ("Serpentine Fire," an instrumental remake of the Earth, Wind, & Fire hit, and "Funky B") and thumping bass lines ("Midnight") to go along with Culbertson's signature piano melodies. For those like me who were converted to Culbertson by Nice & Slow, "Last Night" is a gentle, flowing song that reminds one of the style of his previous release and "Days Gone By" is reminiscent of the steamy "I Could Get Used To This." As for outstanding performance, the title track "Come On Up" weaves Culbertson's infectious piano melodies with Norman Brown's stellar guitar segments to stand out as the highlight of this CD. Other notable efforts include "Our Love," a piano ballad written for Culbertson's wedding, and the bouncy "Fly High," the only song that incorporates any vocals--and that only a chorus--and features background vocals slightly distorted through a talk box. Overall, Brian Culbertson's Come On Up is more funky than romantic, but has enough of both to satisfy everyone.

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