Apr 172011
 

from THE BEST OF THE BROTHERS JOHNSON

written by Alex Weir, David Foster, Louis Johnson, George Johnson, Quincy Jones & Tom Bahler

In the seventies, The Brothers Johnson were one the leading names of the most sophisticated r&b music movement. Virtuoso Bass player, Louis Johnson and his brother, singer and guitarist George Johnson created a powerful funky machine through their connection with super-producer Quincy Jones. Continue reading »

Aug 122007
 

From THE DUDE
Written by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil

A few years ago when David Foster was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Quincy Jones honored him with a special speech. Recently, Jones received a special Leadership Award by the Grammy Foundation, and Grammy board member Foster appeared as musical director for the star-studded event. Continue reading »

Feb 122006
 

From GREATEST HITS: THE POWER OF GREAT MUSIC
Written by David Foster, Paul Gordon & Jeremy Lubbock

“Whatever We Imagine” is one of the most beautiful songs that David Foster has ever composed. Its melody is timeless and charming, enhanced by an understated, classy arrangement created by Foster with the help of Jerry Hey. This song was originally recorded in 1983 by James Ingram for his debut album “It’s Your Night” and was masterfully produced by Quincy Jones. Continue reading »

Oct 162005
 

From BLAM
Written by David Foster & Harvey Mason

The Brothers Johnson’s 1978 platinum release, “Blam,” witnessed the first collaboration between Quincy Jones and David Foster. The veteran super-producer called Foster to co-write, play and arrange for the album. Jones was the master of the sophisticated funk/soul school. Continue reading »

Feb 292004
 

From DONNA SUMMER
Written by David Foster, Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, Steve Lukather & Donna Summer

Donna Summer, the disco queen of the seventies, released in the next decade a string of records that while keeping her close to the dance rhythms widened her musical spectrum to pop and rock sounds. Continue reading »