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
(1986)
Strawberry Moon
(1987)
Then and Now
(1988)
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

Personnel[edit]

  • 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


References[edit]

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