Living My Dream

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Jonathan Butler's 22nd studio album, 2014's Living My Dream, showcases the South African-born singer/guitarist/songwriter's distinctive smooth jazz and R&B sound. Joining Butler here are such musical luminaries as bassist Marcus Miller, saxophonist Elan Trotman, guitarist/songwriter Dennis Dodd, Jr., and Butler's daughter, vocalist Jodie Butler, who duets with her father on "Night to Remember." Featured on the album is the song "Be Still," which Butler co-wrote with George Duke prior to the legendary keyboardist's passing in 2013. Also included is the leadoff single "African Breeze," originally written for the 1985 adventure-comedy Jewel of the Nile and reworked with a ...
See more details below
CD
$15.64
BN.com price
(Save 13%)$17.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (CD)
  • All (3) from $10.16   
  • New (3) from $10.16   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Jonathan Butler's 22nd studio album, 2014's Living My Dream, showcases the South African-born singer/guitarist/songwriter's distinctive smooth jazz and R&B sound. Joining Butler here are such musical luminaries as bassist Marcus Miller, saxophonist Elan Trotman, guitarist/songwriter Dennis Dodd, Jr., and Butler's daughter, vocalist Jodie Butler, who duets with her father on "Night to Remember." Featured on the album is the song "Be Still," which Butler co-wrote with George Duke prior to the legendary keyboardist's passing in 2013. Also included is the leadoff single "African Breeze," originally written for the 1985 adventure-comedy Jewel of the Nile and reworked with a more contemporary flair by Butler for Living My Dream.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/23/2014
  • Label: Artistry Music
  • UPC: 181475704126
  • Catalog Number: 7041
  • Sales rank: 7,121

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 African Breeze (4:07)
  2. 2 Living My Dream (4:01)
  3. 3 Be Still (4:48)
  4. 4 Let There Be Light (4:11)
  5. 5 Heart and Soul (3:36)
  6. 6 Song for You (3:26)
  7. 7 Catembe (3:47)
  8. 8 Night to Remember (3:44)
  9. 9 All About Love (4:04)
  10. 10 Sweet Serenade (4:37)
  11. 11 A Prayer (4:01)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jonathan Butler Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
George Duke Piano
Katisse Buckingham Horn
Marcus Miller Bass
Garrett Smith Trombone
Ramon Yslas Percussion
Tim Carmon Keyboards
Rashawn Ross Horn
Antonio Sol Background Vocals
Dave Wood Guitar
Agape Jerry Guitar
Elan Trotman Saxophone
Jodie Butler Background Vocals
Dennis Dodd Guitar
Gorden Campbell Drums
Dan Lutz Bass
Jay Williams Drums
Aarón Gutiérrez Background Vocals
Mike Eiya Tenor Saxophone
Technical Credits
Jonathan Butler Arranger, Composer, Producer
George Duke Composer
Paul Klingberg Engineer
Marcus Miller Composer
Denny Stilwell Executive Producer
Rashawn Ross Arranger
Raj Naik Art Direction
Jodie Butler Composer
Dennis Dodd Composer, Engineer, drum programming
Brigg Sterns Composer
Sadaharu Yagi Engineer
Steve Hall Mastering
Davy Nathan Composer
Gretchen Valade Executive Producer
Cliff Severn Photo Assistance
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously