Forever, for Always, for Luther Volume II

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Forever, for Always, for Luther Volume II
Compilation album by various artists
Released United States November 21, 2006
Genre smooth jazz
Label Rendezvous Entertainment
Producer Rex Rideout and Bud Harner

Forever, for Always, for Luther Volume II, released on November 21, 2006 by Rendezvous Entertainment, is a smooth jazz various artists tribute album, with ten popular songs written by Luther Vandross. The album was produced by Rex Rideout and Bud Harner, as a followup to their earlier GRP Records tribute album, Forever, For Always, For Luther. [1]

Rideout had co-authored songs and contributed arrangements and played keyboards on Luther's final three albums.

Saxophonist Dave Koz, who had performed on the first album, and who had founded Rendezvous Entertainment a few years earlier, released the 2006 followup on his own Rendezvous label. Dave Koz played on all the featured Luther Vandross tracks, which were recorded by various smooth jazz artists. [2]

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Track listing[edit]

  1. Give Me the Reason, Kirk Whalum, 4:03
  2. 'Til My Baby Comes Home, Norman Brown and Everette Harp, 5:29
  3. There's Nothing Better Than Love, Maysa and Kevin Whalum, 5:53
  4. For You to Love, Jeff Lorber, 5:20
  5. If This World Were Mine, Gerald Albright, 5:15
  6. The Glow of Love, Wayman Tisdale, 4:03
  7. So Amazing, Patti Austin, 4:26
  8. The Night I Fell in Love, Najee, 4:39
  9. I Don't Want to Be a Fool, Jonathan Butler, 5:06
  10. Superstar, Will Downing, 5:48