The Very Best of Marc Antoine

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Though his simplistic arrangements and often-repeated themes mark him as an artist more likely to be heard in an elevator than a jukebox, Marc Antoine is among the best of the mood music merchants active during the '90s and 2000s. A soft-toned player of the Spanish guitar, Antoine has a gift for intricate yet non-complex playing as well as strong melodies, and his compositions occasionally reveal a surprising depth if only he'd delegate the drum-programming duties to someone beside himself. This 12-track collection, The Very Best of Marc Antoine, spans five of his LPs for GRP, beginning with "Latin Quarter," far and away his best performance. None of the rest rise above the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Though his simplistic arrangements and often-repeated themes mark him as an artist more likely to be heard in an elevator than a jukebox, Marc Antoine is among the best of the mood music merchants active during the '90s and 2000s. A soft-toned player of the Spanish guitar, Antoine has a gift for intricate yet non-complex playing as well as strong melodies, and his compositions occasionally reveal a surprising depth if only he'd delegate the drum-programming duties to someone beside himself. This 12-track collection, The Very Best of Marc Antoine, spans five of his LPs for GRP, beginning with "Latin Quarter," far and away his best performance. None of the rest rise above the level of Muzak, though the addition of live drummer Lil' John Roberts for "On the Strip" makes a big difference, and Antoine summons a bit of magic for the title track of Cruisin'.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/6/2003
  • Label: Grp Records
  • UPC: 044006558028
  • Catalog Number: 065580
  • Sales rank: 39,809

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Latin Quarter (5:05)
  2. 2 Madrid (4:43)
  3. 3 Mas Que Nada (3:44)
  4. 4 Unity (5:37)
  5. 5 Sand Castle (4:15)
  6. 6 On the Strip (4:43)
  7. 7 Childen at Play (4:08)
  8. 8 Sunland (4:37)
  9. 9 Palm Springs (5:07)
  10. 10 Follow Your Bliss (5:09)
  11. 11 Cruisin' (4:17)
  12. 12 Concache (4:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marc Antoine Primary Artist, Guitar, Keyboards, Moog Bass
Patti Austin Vocals
Michael Davis Trombone
Ricky Peterson Keyboards
Steve Reid Percussion
Sam Riney Flute
Dave Valentin Flute
Peter White Accordion
Jimmy Haslip Bass
Rachel Z fender rhodes
Alex Al Bass
Rick Braun Keyboards
Luis Conte Percussion
Jerry Hey Trumpet
Armand Sabal-Lecco Bass
Will Lee Bass
Mike Mainieri Vibes
Willie McNeil Percussion
John Menzano Bass
David Palmer Cymbals, Drums
James Raymond Piano, Keyboards
Lil' John Roberts Drums
Philippe Saisse Percussion, Piano, Drums, Keyboards
Andy Snitzer Saxophone
Jim Hynes Trumpet
Michael Railton Keyboards
Jimmy Earl Bass
Cara Jackson Vocals
Technical Credits
Rick Braun drum programming
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Philippe Saisse Arranger, drum programming
Marc Antoine Arranger, drum programming
Suha Gur Mastering
Hollis King Art Direction
Jonathan Widran Liner Notes
Alexander Gelfand Notes Editing
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Smooth Jazz guitar music

    This guy is great! The entire CD was excellent. I would recommend this CD to anyone.

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