Strawberry Moon (album)

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Strawberry Moon
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Studio album by Grover Washington Jr.
Released 1987
Genre Jazz fusion, Smooth jazz
Length 39:41
Label Columbia
Producer Grover Washington Jr., Marcus Miller
Grover Washington Jr. chronology
House Full of Love
Strawberry Moon
Then and Now
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Strawberry Moon is a jazz album by Grover Washington Jr. It was released in 1987 through Columbia Records, catalog 40510. The album was self-produced by Grover Washington Jr, except for two tracks. The first of these, "Summer Nights," was produced by Marcus Miller and was released as a single, reaching #35 in the Billboard R&B Charts. The second, "I Will Be Here for You," was co-produced by Washington and Michael J. Powell.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Strawberry Moon" (Washington) – 4:26
  2. "The Look of Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:40
  3. "Shivaree Ride" (Washington) – 4:45
  4. "Caught a Touch of Your Love" (James Best, Craig Bickhardt, Jack Keller) – 5:11
  5. "Maddie's Blues" (Alf Clausen) – 2:47
  6. "I Will Be Here for You" (Steve George, John Lang, Richard Page) – 5:33
  7. "Monte Carlo Nights" (Todd Cochran, Stix Hooper) – 5:53
  8. "Keep in Touch" (Gary Taylor) – 4:27
  9. "Summer Nights" (Marcus Miller) – 6:29


  • Grover Washington Jr.: saxophones, keyboards
  • Tyrone Brown: bass
  • Jean Carne: lead vocals
  • Ellen Cohen: percussion
  • Joey DeFrancesco: keyboards on "Keep in Touch"
  • Leonard Gibbs: percussion
  • Spencer Harrison: lead vocal on "Monte Carlo Nights", background vocals
  • Elizabeth Hogue: background vocals
  • B.B. King: lead vocal and guitar on "Caught a Touch of Your Love"
  • James Lloyd: keyboards
  • Marcus Miller: keyboards on "Summer Nights"
  • Michael J. Powell: guitar on "I Will Be Here for You"
  • Jim Salamone: drums and percussion
  • James Simmons: keyboard on "Maddie's Blues"
  • Richard Lee Steacker: guitar
  • Gerald Veasley: bass
  • Darryl Washington: drums and percussion


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Strawberry Moon – Grover Washington Jr. | AllMusic". Retrieved 5 May 2012.