Collaboration (George Benson & Earl Klugh album)

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Studio album by George Benson & Earl Klugh
Released 1987
Studio The Power Station, New York City; Bill Schnee Studios, Hollywood; Amigo Studios, North Hollywood; [Sunset Sound]], Hollywood; Capitol Studios, Hollywood; United Sound Studios, Detroit; Lion Share Studios, Los Angeles; RPM Studios, New York City; Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles; Broadway Productions, Englewood, New Jersey; Circle Seven Recording, Palisades, California
Genre Smooth jazz, crossover jazz
Length 49:32
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Tommy LiPuma
George Benson & Earl Klugh chronology
While the City Sleeps...
(1986)While the City Sleeps...1986
Twice the Love
(1988)Twice the Love1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Collaboration is a smooth jazz studio album by George Benson and Earl Klugh released in 1987.[2][3][4] The album was certified gold in the United States in February 1988.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Mt. Airy Road" (Marcus Miller)" 7:51
2. "Mimosa" (George Benson)" 6:50
3. "Brazilian Stomp" (Earl Klugh)" 5:33
4. "Dreamin'" (Marcus Miller)" 5:49
5. "Since You're Gone" (Earl Klugh)" 5:46
6. "Collaboration" (Harvey Mason, Randy Goodrum)" 6:16
7. "Jamaica" (Randy Goodrum)" 5:40
8. "Romeo & Juliet (Love theme from Romeo & Juliet)" (Nino Rota)" 5:47



Chart (1987) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 59
US Top Contemporary Jazz Albums[5] 1
US R&B Albums[5] 28


  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. "Collaboration". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Mentor George Bensons Teams Up On LP, Tour With Protege Earl Klugh". Jet. 28 December 1987. p. 61. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Joyce, Mike (28 August 1987). "Benson & Klugh Collaboration is Ho-Hummable". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C. p. 18. 
  4. ^ Wissink, Stephen (26 July 1987). "Benson, Klugh United Again". Sun Sentinel. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c Collaboration at AllMusic. Retrieved 23 September 2010.