Look to the Rainbow: Live In Europe

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Singer Al Jarreau's double album, Look to the Rainbow, is easily the most jazz-oriented of all of his Warner Bros. recordings. Cut shortly before Jarreau permanently switched to a more mundane version of R&B, these performances feature him as a brilliant scat singer able to emulate practically any instrument and a superior ballad interpreter. Joined by vibraphonist Lynn Blessing, keyboardist Tom Canning, bassist Abe Laboriel, and drummer Joe Correro, Jarreau is in top form on such numbers as "Better Than Anything," "Look to the Rainbow" and "Take Five." Unfortunately, Al Jarreau essentially started on top, artistically speaking, and has since been intent on emphasizing ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Singer Al Jarreau's double album, Look to the Rainbow, is easily the most jazz-oriented of all of his Warner Bros. recordings. Cut shortly before Jarreau permanently switched to a more mundane version of R&B, these performances feature him as a brilliant scat singer able to emulate practically any instrument and a superior ballad interpreter. Joined by vibraphonist Lynn Blessing, keyboardist Tom Canning, bassist Abe Laboriel, and drummer Joe Correro, Jarreau is in top form on such numbers as "Better Than Anything," "Look to the Rainbow" and "Take Five." Unfortunately, Al Jarreau essentially started on top, artistically speaking, and has since been intent on emphasizing potential commercial appeal over any possible innovations or chance-taking.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 075992731621
  • Catalog Number: 3052
  • Sales rank: 13,089

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Letter Perfect (5:29)
  2. 2 Rainbow in Your Eyes (6:29)
  3. 3 One Good Turn (6:44)
  4. 4 Could You Believe (6:54)
  5. 5 Burst in with the Dawn (5:58)
  6. 6 Better Than Anything (5:10)
  7. 7 So Long Girl (4:06)
  8. 8 Look to the Rainbow (8:17)
  9. 9 You Don't See Me (5:40)
  10. 10 Take Five (6:43)
  11. 11 Loving You (4:57)
  12. 12 We Got By (6:57)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Al Jarreau Primary Artist, Vocals
Lynn Blessing Vibes
Tom Canning Keyboards
Joe Correro Drums
Abraham Laboriel Sr. Bass
Technical Credits
Tommy LiPuma Producer
Al Schmitt Producer, Engineer
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