The Spice of Life (Earl Klugh album)

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The Spice of Life
The Spice of Life (Earl Klugh album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Earl Klugh
Released April 28, 2008 (2008-04-28)
Genre Smooth Jazz, Instrumental Pop
Label Koch Records
Producer Earl Klugh
Earl Klugh chronology
Naked Guitar
(2005)
The Spice of Life
(2008)
HandPicked
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5.0/5 stars [1]
The Washington Post [2]

The Spice of Life is a smooth jazz studio album by Earl Klugh released in April 2008. The album received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009.[3][4][5][6][7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ocean Blue" - 5:10
  2. "Sleepyhead" - 5:09
  3. "Canadian Sunset" - 5:34
  4. "Venezuelan Nights" - 2:35
  5. "Driftin'" - 3:48
  6. "Snap!" - 4:41
  7. "Bye Ya" - 3:59
  8. "Heart of My Life" - 4:14
  9. "Morning in Rio" - 5:27
  10. "C'est si bon" - 4:53
  11. "Lucy's World" - 3:49
  12. "My Foolish Heart" - 6:18
  13. "The Toy Guitar" - 2:36

Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard[8]
Year Chart Position
2008 Top Contemporary Jazz 4
2009 Jazz Albums 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Spice of Life at AllMusic
  2. ^ Washington Post Review
  3. ^ "The 51st Annual Grammy Awards Winners List". Los Angeles, CA, USA: National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Michigan Musicians To Headline Grand Hotel's Jazz Weekend". The Mackinac Island Town Crier. Mackinac Island, Michigan, USA. 5 September 2009. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Chapman, Gray (15 June 2008). "Groovin' with Earl Klugh". The Sunday Paper. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Jazz Listings". The New York Times. New York, USA: 29 July 2010. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  7. ^ Budzak, Gary (26 September 2009). "Smooth-jazz guitarist holds own with brassy CJO". The Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio, USA. Retrieved 3 October 2010. 
  8. ^ "Earl Klugh - Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved 2 October 2010.