Politics (Yellowjackets album)

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Politics
Yellowjackets Politics.jpg
Studio album by
Released1988
GenreJazz
Length49:20
LabelGRP
ProducerYellowjackets, David Hentschel
Yellowjackets chronology
Four Corners
(1987)
Politics
(1988)
The Spin
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

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

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Oz"Russell Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip, Marc Russo, Will Kennedy4:44
2."Tortoise & the Hare"Ferrante, Haslip, Russo5:32
3."Local Hero"Russo, Ferrante, Haslip4:38
4."Galileo" (for Jaco)Haslip5:05
5."Foreign Correspondent"Ferrante, Haslip, Russo, Kennedy5:43
6."Downtown"Ferrante4:02
7."Helix"Ferrante, Kennedy4:57
8."Avance"Ferrante5:17
9."One Voice"Ferrante3:58
10."Evening Dance"Ferrante5:10

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 Rapoport - 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.