Skylarkin' (Grover Washington, Jr. album)

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Skylarkin'
Studio album by Grover Washington, Jr.
Released 1980
Recorded October 1979 at Rosebud Recording, New York City, New York
Genre Jazz
Label Motown Records
Producer Grover Washington, Jr.
Grover Washington, Jr. chronology
Paradise
(1979)
Skylarkin'
(1980)
Winelight
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Skylarkin' is a 1980 album by jazz saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Easy Loving You 7:17
  2. Bright Moments 6:25
  3. Snake Eyes 4:25
  4. I Can't Help It 6:26
  5. Love 5:18
  6. Open Up Your Mind (Wide) 6:06

Personnel[edit]

  • Grover Washington, Jr. - Soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, flute, synthesizer (Prophet 5), ocarina
  • Richard Tee: acoustic and electric piano
  • Eric Gale - guitar
  • Marcus Miller - bass
  • Idris Muhammad - drums
  • Ralph MacDonald - percussion

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jon Faddis: flugelhorn
  • Alexander Otley: trumpet
  • Jorge Dalto: acoustic piano (solo)
  • Paul Griffin: Clavinet
  • Ed Walsh: Oberheim 8-voice synthesizer

Charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
US Billboard Pop Albums[2] 24
US Billboard Top Jazz Albums[2] 1
US Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 8

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[3]
US
R&B
1980 "Snake Eyes" 88

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. '^ Music, All. Grover Washington, Jr.: Skylarkin > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Grover Washington, Jr. US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Grover Washington, Jr. US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13.