Peaceful: The Best of Kenny Rankin

Peaceful: The Best of Kenny Rankin

by Kenny Rankin
     
 
Featuring 20 tracks, Peaceful: The Best of Kenny Rankin is a comprehensive overview of the singer/songwriter's career. Most of the material is drawn Rankin's pop material, not his latter-day jazz interpretations. Rankin never had any hits, but all of his most popular songs are featured on this single-disc set, making it an excellent

Overview

Featuring 20 tracks, Peaceful: The Best of Kenny Rankin is a comprehensive overview of the singer/songwriter's career. Most of the material is drawn Rankin's pop material, not his latter-day jazz interpretations. Rankin never had any hits, but all of his most popular songs are featured on this single-disc set, making it an excellent introduction to his smooth, jazz-inflected style.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/17/1996
Label:
Rhino
UPC:
0081227255022
catalogNumber:
72550

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kenny Rankin   Primary Artist,Guitar,Piano,Vocals,fender rhodes
Deniece Williams   Background Vocals
John Sebastian   Guitar,Harmonica
Gary Burton   Vibes
Casey   Guitar,Steel Guitar
Victor Feldman   Keyboards
King Errisson   Percussion
Jim Nichols   Guitar
Mike Deasy   Guitar
Richard Greene   Fiddle
Artie Schroeck   Conductor
Jim Keltner   Drums
Nino Tempo   Tenor Saxophone
Jim Gordon   Drums
Peter Marshall   Bass
Bobbye Hall   Percussion
Max Bennett   Bass
Richard Bennett   Guitar
Gary Coleman   Percussion
Don Costa   Conductor
Kathy Deasy   Background Vocals
Wilton Felder   Bass
James Gadson   Drums
Jim Gilstrap   Background Vocals
Lani Groves   Background Vocals
John Guerin   Drums
Wendy Haas   Keyboards
Jim Horn   Flute,Recorder,Saxophone
Augie Johnson   Background Vocals
Larry Knechtel   Keyboards
Roy McCurdy   Drums
Jose Madera   Strings
Ron Malo   Sounds
Michael Omartian   Keyboards
Yvonne Rankin   Background Vocals
Daniel Rothmuller   Strings
Stephanie Spruill   Background Vocals
Paul Stallworth   Bass
Ron Tutt   Drums
Maxine Willard Waters   Background Vocals
Luther Waters   Background Vocals
Oren Waters   Background Vocals
Willie Weeks   Bass
Alan DeVeritch   Strings
William D. "Smitty" Smith   Organ,Keyboards
Mel Tax   Sweet Potato
Waddy Wachtel   Guitar
Eliot Chapo   Strings
Chanda Rankin   Background Vocals
Chris Rankin   Background Vocals
Gena Maria Rankin   Background Vocals
Mayuto Correa   Percussion
Leland Sklar   Bass
Julia Tillman   Background Vocals
Mike Deasy   Saxophone,Background Vocals
Ted Michel   Cello

Technical Credits

Ian Anderson   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Jules Shear   Composer
Charles Mingus   Composer
Kenny Rankin   Arranger,Producer,String Arrangements,Track Arrangement
Mike Deasy   Arranger,String Arrangements,Track Arrangement
Artie Schroeck   Arranger
Jerome Kern   Composer
Don Costa   Arranger,Producer
Warren Dewey   Engineer
Jimmie Haskell   String Arrangements
Jim Horn   Horn Arrangements
Monte Kay   Producer,Executive Producer
Daniel Lanois   Composer
Jack Lewis   Producer,Executive Producer,Production Concept
Ron Malo   Engineer,Remixing
Dennis Morgan   Composer
Ira Newborn   Arranger,Vocal Arrangements
Donald Peake   Orchestration,String Arrangements
Gene Radice   Engineer
Yvonne Rankin   Producer
Mike Reid   Composer
Michael Stewart   Producer,Production Concept
Marie Tomlinson   Composer
Matthew Winegar   Composer
Kye Fleming   Composer
Coco Shinomiya   Art Direction
Mike Ragogna   Producer,Liner Notes
Patrick Milligan   Producer
John Fishbeck   Engineer
Stan Rhodes   Composer
Mickey Stoper   Composer
Martin Block   Composer
Harold Green   Composer

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