The Very Best of Norman Connors

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
The Very Best of Norman Connors covers 1975-1981, from 1975's "Valentine Love" (a Top Ten R&B ballad featuring Michael Henderson and Jean Carn) to 1981's "She's Gone" (slick boogie that deserved more commercial success). When it came to putting recording sessions together, Connors was at the peak of his power here, employing some of the era's most talented soul and jazz vocalists -- not just Henderson and Carn, but the likes of Phyllis Hyman (a giant), Prince Phillip Mitchell, and Glenn Jones -- as well as top-level musicians and songwriters. There are several undeniable classics, ranging from the stellar quiet storm ballad "You Are My Starship" to the torrid club hit ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
The Very Best of Norman Connors covers 1975-1981, from 1975's "Valentine Love" (a Top Ten R&B ballad featuring Michael Henderson and Jean Carn) to 1981's "She's Gone" (slick boogie that deserved more commercial success). When it came to putting recording sessions together, Connors was at the peak of his power here, employing some of the era's most talented soul and jazz vocalists -- not just Henderson and Carn, but the likes of Phyllis Hyman (a giant), Prince Phillip Mitchell, and Glenn Jones -- as well as top-level musicians and songwriters. There are several undeniable classics, ranging from the stellar quiet storm ballad "You Are My Starship" to the torrid club hit "Once I've Been There."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/25/2010
  • Label: Ais
  • EAN: 5013929880726
  • Catalog Number: 2988072
  • Sales rank: 368,526

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Norman Connors Primary Artist, Drums
Phyllis Hyman Vocals
Gary Bartz Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Carlos Garnett Tenor Saxophone
Onaje Allan Gumbs Keyboards
Eddie Henderson Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Noel Pointer Violin
Bill Summers Percussion
Jean Carn Vocals
Sharon Redd Background Vocals
Reggie Lucas Electric Guitar
Prince Phillip Mitchell Vocals
Tasha Thomas Background Vocals
Michael Henderson Bass, Vocals
Lee Ritenour Guitar
Hubert Eaves Keyboards
Mareatha Stewart Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Phyllis Saint James Composer
Thom Bell Composer
Jacques Burvick Composer
Norman Connors Composer
Linda Creed Composer
Bob Fisher Liner Notes, Photo Courtesy
Michael Henderson Composer
Roger Lomas Mastering
Nigel Martinez Composer
Phillip Mitchell Composer
Linda Epstein Composer
Marlon Meadows Composer
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