So Fast

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
So Fast was the album that introduced the world at large to one of the most in-demand bassists of the 1980s. Tours behind Ray Charles and Buddy Rich, sessions with Branford Marsalis, Sheila E., George Duke, and Pee Wee Ellis and Fred Wesley all made their mark on Curtis Ohlson's style and substance, to render So Fast a master class in funky basslines, layered-in horns, and occasional flourishes of well-placed and spaced synth. Predominantly instrumental, but breaking out the chorales when it needs to, So Fast will leave you breathless with its breadth and bravado. With 2009 bringing a much-needed reissue, scintillatingly remastered and bolstered by the brutishly liquid "This Burg's for You," one of the lost legends of...
See more details below
CD
$18.35
BN.com price
(Save 8%)$19.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (3) from $15.55   
  • New (3) from $16.61   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
So Fast was the album that introduced the world at large to one of the most in-demand bassists of the 1980s. Tours behind Ray Charles and Buddy Rich, sessions with Branford Marsalis, Sheila E., George Duke, and Pee Wee Ellis and Fred Wesley all made their mark on Curtis Ohlson's style and substance, to render So Fast a master class in funky basslines, layered-in horns, and occasional flourishes of well-placed and spaced synth. Predominantly instrumental, but breaking out the chorales when it needs to, So Fast will leave you breathless with its breadth and bravado. With 2009 bringing a much-needed reissue, scintillatingly remastered and bolstered by the brutishly liquid "This Burg's for You," one of the lost legends of '80s funk is back.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/10/2009
  • Label: United States Dist
  • UPC: 604388334827
  • Catalog Number: 1545
  • Sales rank: 263,483

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Half Nelson (3:15)
  2. 2 Verbal Abuse (5:02)
  3. 3 You (4:42)
  4. 4 Love School (4:34)
  5. 5 Fast Village Chant (4:07)
  6. 6 I'm Dreaming of You (As I Sing This Song) (5:20)
  7. 7 So Fast (3:58)
  8. 8 Village Chant (5:04)
  9. 9 This Burg's for You (6:36)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Curtis Ohlson Primary Artist, Bass, Keyboards, Fretless Bass Guitar, Piccolo Bass
Andy Narell Steel Drums
Kenneth Nash Percussion
Ray Obiedo Keyboards
Vernon "Ice" Black Guitar
Peter Horvath Keyboards
Billy Friday Johnson Cymbals, Hi Hat
Maxine Jones Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Branford Marsalis Soprano Saxophone
Marc Russo Alto Saxophone
Dan Shea Keyboards
Lori Elaine Taylor Background Vocals
David Matthews Keyboards
Dave Mathews Keyboards
Richard Walton Choir, Chorus
Vernon Black Guitar
Derick Hughes Choir, Chorus
Technical Credits
Curtis Ohlson Arranger, Producer, drum programming, Drum Samples
Vernon "Ice" Black Arranger
Dale Everingham Engineer
Arne Frager Engineer
Peter Horvath Arranger
Billy Friday Johnson Drum Samples
Dan Shea Arranger
Jim Gardiner Producer, Engineer
Mick Mestek Drum Samples
Vernon Black Arranger
R. Gaines Composer
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