Sep 062020
 

from WHAT A LIFE
Written by David Foster, Eric Benet, Amy Foster

Erin Boheme is an American jazz and traditional pop singer. Ms. Boheme released her debut cd, What Love Is, in 2006 for the Concord Jazz label when she was just twenty years old. What Love Is was a tasteful collection of mostly romantic ballads, both originals and covers, that put the spotlight on Boheme’s delicate and soulful voice. The young singer delivered some heartfelt, impressive performances throughout the record. An A-list of gifted musicians/arrangers and producers were included. Some of the music giants included Mike Melvoin, Vinnie Colaiuta, Tom Scott, Billy Childs, Brian Bromberg and David Foster who played some bluesy acoustic piano on “Make You Happy” and “Let Me Make The Most Of A Beautiful Thing.”

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Aug 232020
 

from TIMELESS (THE CLASSICS)
Written by Sam Cooke

In the early nineties, pop/adult contemporary superstar Michael Bolton was at the peak of his success story. After his 1991 multi-platinum smash cd, Time, Love & Tenderness, Bolton started working on a new project. Eventually released in September 1992, Timeless (The Classics) presented renditions of pop and R&B evergreens by, among others, The Bee Gees, The Beatles, Sam Cooke and The Four Tops. The production was handled by Bolton’s right-hand man, Walter Afanasieff, and David Foster.

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Aug 092020
 

from BELIEVE
Written by Ennio Morricone

The iconic film composer, Ennio Morricone, passed away on July 6, 2020, in Rome. In the course of his long and successful career, the Italian maestro collected an endless number of accolades including two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards and three Golden Globes plus several nominations. Mr. Morricone’s amazing list of scores embodied iconic soundtracks including Once Upon a Time in America, The Untouchables, The Mission, Nuovo Cinema Paradiso and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. 

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Jul 262020
 

from GIVE ME THE NIGHT
Written by Rod Temperton

Given his superior talents, David Foster became a fixture on all the Quincy Jones’ productions released between 1978 and 1983. The Hitman co-wrote, arranged and/or played on chart-toppers like Off The Wall and Thriller by the late Michael Jackson (1958-2009), Q’s own The Dude, Patti Austin’s Every Home Should Have One, the late James Ingram’s (1952-2019) debut album It’s Your Night, The Brothers Johnson’s Blam and the late Donna Summer’s (1948-2012) self-titled release.

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Jul 122020
 

from SWEET MEMORIES
Music by David Foster Lyrics by John Sperling

The Stylistics were a legendary American vocal group and one of the Philly Soul movement’s most successful acts in the Seventies. Their hits included staples like “Betcha By Golly Wow,” “Break Up To Make Up,” “You Make Me Feel Brand New” and “People Make The World Go Round.” The group’s impeccable vocal harmonies presented a trademark falsetto sung by Russell Allen Thompkins, Jr. that’s one of the most recognizable in popular music.

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