Smooth Jazz: Sweet Love

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All Music Guide - Bradley Torreano
Smooth Jazz: Sweet Love is a collection of soft jazz tracks that utilize the soprano saxophone style that Kenny G made popular. Najee's "Sweet Love" may be the best-known track here; since its release in the late '80s it has played endless times on smooth jazz radio and in elevators and waiting rooms around the country. There are other recognizable tracks, but in all honesty they tend to blend together after a while. Although this is an effective way to collect several big smooth jazz hits together onto one album, these songs are insufferably similar. Fans of the genre may find this interesting, but there is little here to recommend ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bradley Torreano
Smooth Jazz: Sweet Love is a collection of soft jazz tracks that utilize the soprano saxophone style that Kenny G made popular. Najee's "Sweet Love" may be the best-known track here; since its release in the late '80s it has played endless times on smooth jazz radio and in elevators and waiting rooms around the country. There are other recognizable tracks, but in all honesty they tend to blend together after a while. Although this is an effective way to collect several big smooth jazz hits together onto one album, these songs are insufferably similar. Fans of the genre may find this interesting, but there is little here to recommend this to any curious listeners.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/8/2002
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351508720
  • Catalog Number: 5087
  • Sales rank: 175,369

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 From the Heart (4:39)
  2. 2 Sweet Love (4:46)
  3. 3 After Midnight (4:37)
  4. 4 New Life (5:26)
  5. 5 Sleep Tight - Walter Beasley (4:04)
  6. 6 Summers End (4:10)
  7. 7 Joy - Alfonzo Blackwell (4:06)
  8. 8 Mum's the Word (5:06)
  9. 9 Welcome Home (4:54)
  10. 10 Stay a While (4:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Walter Beasley Saxophone
Michael Colina Keyboards
Fattburger Track Performer
Najee Track Performer
Nelson Rangell Flute, Soprano Saxophone
Special EFX Track Performer
Nestor Torres Track Performer
Mel Brown Bass
Kim Waters Keyboards, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Kevin Toney Synthesizer, Piano
David Charles Percussion
Tom Aros Percussion
Johnny Britt Synthesizer
Wayne Bruce Guitar
Craig T. Cooper Guitar
Carl Evans Jr. Keyboards
Mark Hunter Bass
Ronald Jenkins Bass
Kevin Koch Drums
Trevor Lawrence Drums
Chuck Loeb Guitar, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Guitar (Nylon String)
Chieli Minucci Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Synthesizer Bass
Marc QuiƱones Percussion
Kevin Ricard Percussion
Jay Rowe Keyboards
Alfonzo Blackwell Vocals
Evan Marks Guitar
Brian Dunne Cymbals, Tom-Tom, Hi Hat
Chris Parks Bass, Guitar, Keyboards
Technical Credits
Lionel Richie Composer
Michael Colina Producer, drum programming, Instrumentation, Percussion Programming
Kim Waters Producer, drum programming
Ken Freeman Engineer
Greg Grainger Engineer
Kevin Koch drum programming
Chuck Loeb drum programming
Chieli Minucci drum programming
Rahni Song Producer
Alfonzo Blackwell Arranger, Producer, Instrumentation
Tom Waltz Engineer
Nick Lee Engineer
Chris Parks drum programming
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