The Gift of Time

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The Gift of Time
Studio album by Jean-Luc Ponty
Released 1987
Genre Jazz-Fusion
Length 35:12
Label Columbia
Producer Jean-Luc Ponty
Jean-Luc Ponty chronology
Fables
(1985)
The Gift of Time
(1987)
Storytelling
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

The Gift of Time is an album by French jazz-fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1987. It is his first for Columbia Records after eleven albums on the Atlantic label. It was reissued on CD in 1991.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Jean-Luc Ponty.

  1. "Prologue" – 1:01
  2. "New Resolutions" – 4:47
  3. "Faith in You" – 4:46
  4. "No More Doubts" – 4:47
  5. "Between Sea and Sky" – 5:04
  6. "Metamorphosis" – 5:51
  7. "Introspective Perceptions" – 7:30
  8. "The Gift of Time" – 5:05

Personnel[edit]

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – violin, bass, synthesizer, keyboards, drums, Synclavier, electronic percussion, effects, Prophet 5
  • Rayford Griffin – drums, percussion
  • Baron Browne – bass
  • Pat Thomi – guitar

Production notes

  • Jean-Luc Ponty – producer
  • David Hentschel – engineer, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Joe Gastwirt – remastering

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1987 Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. (2011). "The Gift of Time - Jean-Luc Ponty | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 13 August 2011.