Wouldn't It Be Nice: A Jazz Portrait of Brian Wilson

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/12/1997
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724383309221
  • Catalog Number: 33092


Disc 1
  1. 1 Surfer Girl (Prelude) (1:46)
  2. 2 Surfer Girl (5:22)
  3. 3 Can't Wait Too Long (1:00)
  4. 4 Wouldn't It Be Nice (4:38)
  5. 5 'til I Die - Elements (6:28)
  6. 6 The Warmth of the Sun (6:15)
  7. 7 I Just Wasn't Made for These Times - Larry Carlton (4:37)
  8. 8 In My Room (4:36)
  9. 9 I Went to Sleep (0:37)
  10. 10 Caroline, No - Dori Caymmi (4:05)
  11. 11 Our Sweet Love/Friends - Eliane Elias (2:36)
  12. 12 Cabin Essence (0:46)
  13. 13 Don't Worry Baby (6:16)
  14. 14 God Only Knows (5:23)
  15. 15 Surf's Up (1:26)
  16. 16 Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder) - Vince Mendoza (8:09)
  17. 17 'Til I Die (1:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mark Egan Bass, Vocals, Fretless Bass Guitar
Elements Track Performer
John Abercrombie Guitar, Track Performer
Larry Carlton Acoustic Guitar, Track Performer
Dori Caymmi Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Peter Erskine Drums
Steve Khan Guitar, Track Performer
Vince Mendoza Track Performer
Bob Mintzer Tenor Saxophone
Rob Mounsey Keyboards
Yellowjackets Track Performer
Don Grusin Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Track Performer
Bruce Dukov Violin, Concert Master
Shelby Flint Vocals, Soprano (Vocal), Track Performer
Marilyn Scott Vocals, Track Performer
Bill Evans Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Haslip Bass, Fretless Bass Guitar
Alex Acuña Percussion, Drums
Gabriela Anders Vocals, Track Performer
Danny Gottlieb Drums
Clark Burroughs Tenor (Vocal)
Dave Carpenter Acoustic Bass
Luis Conte Percussion
Walfredo Reyes Percussion, Drums
Bernie Dresel Drums
Eliane Elias Piano, Track Performer
Charles Everett Violin
Henry Ferber Violin
Russell Ferrante Piano, Keyboards
Gene Morford Bass (Vocal)
Mary Hylan Soprano (Vocal)
William Kennedy Drums
Peter Kent Violin
Gina Kronstadt Violin
Abraham Laboriel Sr. Bass
Armand Sabal-Lecco Bass, Vocals
Linda Lipsett Viola
Joy Lyle Violin
Tollak Ollestad Harmonica, Vocals
Jeffrey Osborne Track Performer
Papo Pepin Conga
Vladimir Polimatidi Violin
Barbara Porter Violin
Marc Quiñones Timbales, Guiro
Diane Reedy Viola
Ralph Rickert Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tom Tally Viola
Dorothy Wade Violin
Tim Weston Guitar, Track Performer
John Wittenberg Violin
Dave Stone Bass
Al Forman Keyboards
Claudio Slon Drums
Daniel Smith Cello, Celli
Suzie Katayama Cello, Celli
Bob Joyce Bass (Vocal), Baritone (Vocal)
Clifford Carter Keyboards
Norm Hughes Violin
Oscar Meza Bass
Rubén Rodríguez Bass
Rudy Stein Cello, Celli
Ralph Fielding Viola
Technical Credits
Elements Arranger
Dori Caymmi Arranger
Steve Khan Arranger
Vince Mendoza Arranger, String Arrangements, Orchestral Arrangements
Bob Mintzer Arranger
Don Grusin Arranger, Engineer
Shelby Flint Contributor
Clark Burroughs Arranger
Eliane Elias Arranger
James Farber Engineer
Russell Ferrante Arranger
Geoff Gillette Engineer
Armand Sabal-Lecco Contributor
Roger Nichols Digital Editing, Mastering
Malcolm Pollack Engineer
Michael Verdick Engineer
Tim Weston Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes
Al Forman Arranger
Jeff Lancaster Art Direction
Kaz Hori Executive Producer
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