Politics (Yellowjackets album)

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Politics
Studio album by Yellowjackets
Released 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 49:20
Label MCA
Producer Yellowjackets, David Hentschel
Yellowjackets chronology
Four Corners
(1987)
Politics
(1988)
The Spin
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Politics (1988) is the sixth studio album from the jazz group Yellowjackets, and their third for the MCA label. The album was awarded "Best Jazz Fusion Performance" at the 1989 Grammy Awards.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Oz"   Russell Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip, Marc Russo, Will Kennedy 4:44
2. "Tortoise & the Hare"   Ferrante, Haslip, Russo 5:32
3. "Local Hero"   Russo, Ferrante, Haslip 4:38
4. "Galileo" (for Jaco) Haslip 5:05
5. "Foreign Correspondent"   Ferrante, Haslip, Russo, Kennedy 5:43
6. "Downtown"   Ferrante 4:02
7. "Helix"   Ferrante, Kennedy 4:57
8. "Avance"   Ferrante 5:17
9. "One Voice"   Ferrante 3:58
10. "Evening Dance"   Ferrante 5:10

Personnel[edit]

Yellowjackets:


Guest Musicians:

Production[edit]

  • Yellowjackets - producers
  • David Hentschel - producer, recording engineer, mixing engineer
  • Ricky Schultz - executive producer
  • Bart Stevens - assistant recording engineer
  • Sharon Rice - assistant mixing engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering engineer
  • Gary Borman - artist management
  • Jeff Lancaster (L-Shape Ltd.) - art director
  • Lou Beach - illustration
  • Aaron Rappaport - photography
  • Recorded at: Schnee Studio, North Hollywood, CA, USA
  • Mixed at: The Complex, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Mastered at: Precision Lacquer, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Awards[edit]

1988 - 31st Annual GRAMMY Awards[2]

Title Category
Politics Best Jazz Fusion Performance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Connolly, Dave. Yellowjackets: Politics > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Past Winners Search". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved December 1, 2011.