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Euphoria

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Will Downing's 17th studio-album, 2014's Euphoria, is an ambitious and uplifting mix of contemporary R&B and vocal jazz. An adept singer with a longstanding knack for delivering romantic, soulful, contemporary pop music, Downing outdoes himself here. Once again working with keyboardists Chris "Big Dog" Davis and Mike Logan, and featuring special guests like saxophonists Gerald Albright and Najee, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, and the brass ensemble Chops Horns, Downing has crafted a gorgeous and sophisticated album that stands apart from works by his contemporaries. This is fluid, elegant music that strikes a balance between layered, standards-influenced vocal jazz and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Will Downing's 17th studio-album, 2014's Euphoria, is an ambitious and uplifting mix of contemporary R&B and vocal jazz. An adept singer with a longstanding knack for delivering romantic, soulful, contemporary pop music, Downing outdoes himself here. Once again working with keyboardists Chris "Big Dog" Davis and Mike Logan, and featuring special guests like saxophonists Gerald Albright and Najee, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, and the brass ensemble Chops Horns, Downing has crafted a gorgeous and sophisticated album that stands apart from works by his contemporaries. This is fluid, elegant music that strikes a balance between layered, standards-influenced vocal jazz and groove-oriented R&B.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2014
  • Label: Liaison Records
  • UPC: 888295054812
  • Catalog Number: 50548
  • Sales rank: 20,118

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Will Downing Primary Artist, Percussion, Vocals, Background Vocals
Gerald Albright Saxophone
Vincent Henry Harmonica
Najee Saxophone
Kenny Davis Bass
Randy Bowland Guitar, Drums
Melvin Davis Bass
Craig Derry Background Vocals
Freddie Fox Trumpet
Wycliffe Gordon Trombone, Soloist
Noel Goring Organ
Buddy Williams Drums
Jerry Brooks Bass
Mike Logan Keyboards
Sean Geason Bass, Keyboards
Oscar Seaton Drums
Keith Fluitt Background Vocals
Mike White Drums
Chris "Big Dog" Davis Keyboards
Audrey Wheeler Downing Background Vocals
Ron Jenkins Bass
Aja Downing Background Vocals
Chops Horns Horn
Janay Barkley Background Vocals
Dave Watson Saxophone
Amani Cole-Felder Background Vocals
Mikey Logan Drums
Nick Gatto Oboe
Kevin Fluitt Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Will Downing Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes
Kenny Gamble Composer
Chris Gehringer Mastering
Leon Huff Composer
Ethan Johns Composer
Ray LaMontagne Composer
John Oates Composer
Rob Paustian Engineer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Whitney Thomas Cover Art
Billy Vera Composer
Mike Logan Arranger, Engineer
Hollis King Art Direction
Djavan Caetano Viana Composer
Chris "Big Dog" Davis Producer, Engineer
L. Russell Brown Composer
Tip Wyman Engineer
Daryl F. Hall Composer
Doug Seymour Back Cover Photo, Inside Photo
Steve Wonder Composer
Mike Trullines Engineer
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