Reference Point

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Reference Point
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Studio album by
Released1990
Recorded1990
StudioHansa Haus Studios, Bonn, Germany
GenreSmooth Jazz
Length38:03
LabelGRP 9614
ProducerJohn Parsons
Acoustic Alchemy chronology
Blue Chip
(1989)
Reference Point
(1990)
Back on the Case
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars [1]

Released in 1990, Reference Point is the first album by Acoustic Alchemy released for jazz label GRP and their fourth album overall. The song "Caravan of Dreams" was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1990 for Best New Age Performance.[2][3][4]

Containing some of the band's more popular tracks, such as the title track "Reference Point", "Same Road, Same Reason" and "Cuban Heels", the nine-track album is also the only album by the band to offer a cover track: "Take Five".

Awards[edit]

32nd Annual Grammy Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1990 "Caravan of Dreams"[2][3][4] Best New Age Performance Nominated

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Reference Point"4:30
2."Missing Your Touch"
  • Nick Webb
  • Greg Carmichael
  • John Parsons
4:40
3."Take Five"Paul Desmond4:35
4."Same Road, Same Reason"Greg Carmichael4:49
5."Make My Day"Greg Carmichael4:08
6."Caravan of Dreams"
2:55
7."Homecoming"
  • Nick Webb
  • Greg Carmichael
  • John Parsons
5:30
8."Cuban Heels"Greg Carmichael3:25
9."Lullaby for the First Born"
  • Nick Webb
  • Greg Carmichael
3:31
Total length:38:03

References[edit]

  1. ^ Music, All. Reference Point at AllMusic
  2. ^ a b Collar, Matt. "Acoustic Alchemy". AllMusic. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Acoustic Alchemy". Jazz Monthly. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  4. ^ a b "33rd Annual Grammy Awards (1990)". Grammy.com. Retrieved 15 November 2019.

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