Finger Paintings

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Finger Paintings
Studio album by Earl Klugh
Released 1977[1]
Recorded February 1977
Genre Jazz, Crossover jazz, Jazz pop
Length 36:14
Label Blue Note Records
Earl Klugh chronology
Living inside Your Love
(1976)
Finger Paintings
(1977)
Magic in Your Eyes
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic.com 2/5 stars[2]

Finger Paintings is the third studio album by Earl Klugh released in 1977.[1][3]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
  1. "Dr. Macumba" – 4:27
  2. "Long Ago and Far Away" (Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern)– 5:37
  3. "Cabo Frio" – 3:32
  4. "Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow" (Dave Grusin, Morgan Ames) – 4:37
    Horns arranged by Tom Scott
    Vocals by Alexandra Brown, Lisa Roberts, and Stephanie Spruill
Side B
  1. "Catherine" – 4:11
  2. "Dance with Me" – 3:26
  3. "Jolanta" – 3:03
  4. "Summer Song" – 4:07
    Electric bass by Francisco Centeno
  5. "This Time" – 3:44
    12-string guitar by Lee Ritenour

Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard[4]
Year Chart Position
1977 Jazz Albums 6
1977 R&B Albums 31
1977 The Billboard 200 84

Personnel[edit]

Musicians
  • Earl Klugh – main performer and acoustic guitar
  • Dave Grusin – arranger and conductor, Fender Rhodes, synthesizer, and percussion (on tracks B1 and B2)
  • Lee Ritenour – electric guitar on tracks A1 to A3, B1, and B5
  • Arnold Belnick, Pamela Goldsmith, Endre Granat, Allan Harshman, Karen Jones, Jacob Krachmalnick, Bernard Kundell, Edgar Lustgarten, David Montagu, Constance Pressman, Dana L. Rees, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Ann M. Stockton, and Gerald Vince – strings
  • Chuck Findley, Dick Hyde, Jack Nimitz, Jerome Richardson, Tom Scott, Lawrence Williams – horns
  • Anthony Jackson – electric bass on tracks A1 to A3, B1, and B5
  • Louis Johnson – electric bass on tracks A4, B2, and B3
  • Harvey Mason – drums on tracks: A2, A3, B1, and B5
  • Steve Gadd – drums on tracks: A1, A4, and B2 to B4
  • Ralph MacDonald – percussion on tracks A1, A2, B3, and B5
  • Steve Forman – percussion on tracks A3, A4, and B4
Production
  • George Butler – executive producer
  • Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen – producers
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Larry Rosen – recorded and mixing
  • Phil Schier – strings and horn recording
  • Michael Ebert and Michael Shulman – studio (recording and mixing) assistants

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Welles, Robin (17 August 1977). "Dottie West grew up on 'Country Sunshine'". Daily News (Bowling Green). Retrieved 23 September 2010. 
  2. ^ allmusic.com review
  3. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Album Review". allmusic.com. Retrieved 23 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Earl Klugh - Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved 23 September 2010. 

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