Paradise (Grover Washington, Jr. album)

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Paradise
Studio album by Grover Washington, Jr.
Released 1979
Recorded 1979 at Alpha International Recording Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Jazz
Length 40:58
Label Elektra Records
Producer Grover Washington, Jr.
Grover Washington, Jr. chronology
Reed Seed
(1978)
Paradise
(1979)
Skylarkin'
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Paradise is an album by jazz musician Grover Washington, Jr. Released in 1979, this was Washington's first album on Elektra Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Paradise" 7:55
  2. "Icey" 3:48
  3. "The Answer In Your Eyes" 8:24
  4. "Asia's Theme" 5:03
  5. "Shana" 5:06
  6. "Tell Me About It Now" 5:27
  7. "Feel It Comin'" 5:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Grover Washington, Jr. - soprano, alto, tenor, & baritone saxophones, flute
  • James "Sid" Simmons - acoustic & electric piano
  • Tyrone Brown - acoustic & electric bass
  • Richard Lee Steacker - acoustic & electric guitar
  • Millard "Pete" Vinson - drums
  • Leonard "Doc" Gibbs - percussion
  • John Blake, Jr. - violin

Charts[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 24
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 15
Billboard Top Jazz Albums[2] 2

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
R&B
1979 "Tell Me All About it" 57

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Grover Washington, Jr.: Paradise > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Grover Washington, Jr. US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  3. ^ "Grover Washington, Jr. US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-26.