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    Bobby McFerrin’s first album as a leader finds him demonstrating his masterly control of the human voice in a variety of settings. From pop to straight-ahead jazz to fusion, McFerrin’s incredible musicality and confidence shine through, illustrating why he has become one of today’s most influential vocalists.

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    MUSICIANS
    Bobby McFerrin, vocals, Fender Rhodes
    Victor Feldman, piano, Fender Rhodes (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
    Larry Klein, bass, acoustic bass (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
    Peter Maunu, guitars (1, 3, 6)
    John Guerin, drums (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
    Kenneth Nash, percussion (1)
    Stu Feldman, bass (2)
    Steve Eriquiaga, guitar (2, 6)
    Ken Karsh, acoustic guitars (2)
    James Preston, drums (2, 6)
    Phoebe Snow, vocals (3)
    John Siegler, bass (3)
    Joe Caro, rhythm guitar (3)
    H.B. Bennett, drums (4)
    Randy Jackson, bass (6)
    Brenda, Merwyn, Debbie, Taylor, & Bobby, background vocals (8)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Linda Goldstein
    3 produced by Linda Goldstein, Elliot Scheiner, & Bert De Coteaux
    Engineers: Jerry Hudgins, Devonshire Studios, Los Angeles (1, 4, 7, 8, 10); Russell Schmidt, Devonshire Studios (1, 4); Leslie Ann Jones (1-3, 6) and Ken Kessie (2, 6), The Automatt, San Francisco; Fred Miller, Sound Heights, Brooklyn (2, 5, 9); Elliot Scheiner, A&R Studios, New York (3)
    Mixed by Leslie Ann Jones at The Automatt
    Assistant Engineers: Maureen Droney & David Frazer
    Mastered by Chris Stephenson, Atlantic Studios

    Art Direction: Ron Coro
    Design: Kosh
    Photography: Roger Ressmeyer

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Artist Name: 
Bobby McFerrin
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Release Date: 
Friday, July 29, 1988 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

Bobby McFerrin’s first album as a leader finds him demonstrating his masterly control of the human voice in a variety of settings. From pop to straight-ahead jazz to fusion, McFerrin’s incredible musicality and confidence shine through, illustrating why he has become one of today’s most influential vocalists.

Description: 

Bobby McFerrin’s first album as a leader finds him demonstrating his masterly control of the human voice in a variety of settings. From pop to straight-ahead jazz to fusion, McFerrin’s incredible musicality and confidence shine through, illustrating why he has become one of today’s most influential vocalists.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Linda Goldstein
3 produced by Linda Goldstein, Elliot Scheiner, & Bert De Coteaux
Engineers: Jerry Hudgins, Devonshire Studios, Los Angeles (1, 4, 7, 8, 10); Russell Schmidt, Devonshire Studios (1, 4); Leslie Ann Jones (1-3, 6) and Ken Kessie (2, 6), The Automatt, San Francisco; Fred Miller, Sound Heights, Brooklyn (2, 5, 9); Elliot Scheiner, A&R Studios, New York (3)
Mixed by Leslie Ann Jones at The Automatt
Assistant Engineers: Maureen Droney & David Frazer
Mastered by Chris Stephenson, Atlantic Studios

Art Direction: Ron Coro
Design: Kosh
Photography: Roger Ressmeyer

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

60023

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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237
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Friday, July 1, 1988 - 04:00
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Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075596002325BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497074464
Price: 
9.00
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MUSICIANS
Bobby McFerrin, vocals, Fender Rhodes
Victor Feldman, piano, Fender Rhodes (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Larry Klein, bass, acoustic bass (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Peter Maunu, guitars (1, 3, 6)
John Guerin, drums (1, 4, 7, 8, 10)
Kenneth Nash, percussion (1)
Stu Feldman, bass (2)
Steve Eriquiaga, guitar (2, 6)
Ken Karsh, acoustic guitars (2)
James Preston, drums (2, 6)
Phoebe Snow, vocals (3)
John Siegler, bass (3)
Joe Caro, rhythm guitar (3)
H.B. Bennett, drums (4)
Randy Jackson, bass (6)
Brenda, Merwyn, Debbie, Taylor, & Bobby, background vocals (8)

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