Tender Togetherness

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Tender Togetherness
Stanley Turrentine - Tender Togetherness.jpg
Studio album by Stanley Turrentine
Released April, 1981
Recorded February - April 1981 at Indigo Ranch, Malibu, California
Genre Jazz
Label Elektra
Producer Larry Dunn
Stanley Turrentine chronology
Use the Stairs
(1980)Use the Stairs1980
Tender Togetherness
(1981)
Home Again
(1983)Home Again1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[2]

Tender Togetherness is a 1981 Jazz album by tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine which was released on Elektra Records. The album was produced by former Earth, Wind & Fire member Larry Dunn and featured a cover of EWF's "After the Love Has Gone". Tender Togetherness peaked at number 10 on the Jazz Albums chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hermanos" Edddie Del Barrio, Larry Dunn 5:37
2. "I'll Give You My Love" Roland Bautista, Cavanaugh, Larry Dunn, Stanley Turrentine 4:02
3. "Tamarac" Larry Dunn, Steven Dunn 3:56
4. "After The Love Has Gone (featuring Lynn Davis)" Bill Champlin, David Foster, Jay Graydon 5:26
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "Cherubim" Larry Dunn 5:39
6. "Only You and Me" Eddy del Barrio, Larry Dunn, Roxanne Seeman 4:45
7. "World Chimes" Larry Dunn 4:25
8. "Pure Love (Interlude)" Larry Dunn, D Miller Jr. Stanley Turrentine 0:43
9. "Havin' Fun With Mr. T." Chandler, Larry Dunn, D Miller Jr., B. Miller 3:44

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Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Philip Bailey – Percussion, Vocals, Vocals (background)
  • Roland Bautista - Guitar, Electric Guitar
  • Leon "Ndugu" Chancler - Drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion
  • Lynn Davis - Vocals
  • Rahmlee Michael Davis – Trumpet, Flugelhorn,
  • Eduardo del Barrio - Piano, Electric Piano, Fender Rhodes
  • David Duke – French Horn
  • Larry Dunn - Arranger, Producer, Vocal Arrangement
  • Steven Dunn – Percussion, Drums, Moog Bass
  • Nathan East - Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar
  • Mike Harris - Trumpet, Flugelhorn,
  • Jerry Hey – Trumpet, Flugelhorn
  • Marlena Jeter - Vocals
  • Jeff Johnson – Synthesizer
  • Ralph Johnson - Percussion
  • Gwen Matthews - Vocals
  • Byron Miller - Bass Guitar
  • Denzil Miller - Piano, Piano (Electric), Clavinet, Fender Rhodes
  • Sidney Muldrow – French Horn
  • Don Myrick - Alto Saxophone, Horn Arrangements
  • Tom Pigott Smith - Synthesizer
  • Dianne Reeves - Vocals
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. - Bass Trombone
  • Louis Satterfield - Trombone, Horn Arrangements
  • Stanley Turrentine - Tenor Saxophone
  • Fred White - Percussion, Drums
  • Andrew Woolfolk - Tenor Saxophone

Production[edit]

  • Philip Bailey – Arranger
  • Roland Bautista - Arranger
  • George DelBarrio – Conductor, String Arrangements
  • Leon "Ndugu" Chancler - Arranger, Drums
  • Lynn Davis - Vocal Arrangement
  • Rahmlee Michael Davis – Horn Arrangements
  • Eduardo del Barrio - Arranger
  • Larry Dunn - Arranger, Producer, Vocal Arrangement
  • Steven Dunn – Arranger
  • Mike Harris - Horn Arrangements
  • Denzil Miller - Arranger, Vocal Arrangement
  • Don Myrick - Horn Arrangements
  • Louis Satterfield - Horn Arrangements

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Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard
Year Chart Position
1981 Jazz Albums 10
1981 Pop Albums 162

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ a b c "Tender Togetherness - Overview". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "Stanley Turrentine - Tender Togetherness". discogs.com. Retrieved 18 June 2009.