Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown!

Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown!


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The 40th anniversary of the Charlie Brown comic strip is celebrated on this 1987 CD by performances of songs used on the cartoon series (most of which were originally composed by Vince Guaraldi). A variety of artists participated in the project including David Benoit, B.B. King (singing "Joe Cool"), Dave Grusin, Chick Corea ("The Great Pumpkin Waltz"), Joe Williams, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Ritenour, Patti Austin and even Kenny G ("Breadline Blues") and Dave Brubeck ("Benjamin"). The results are pleasing if lightweight.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/25/1989
Label: Grp Records
UPC: 0011105959629
catalogNumber: 9596

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Patti Austin   Vocals,Track Performer
Kenny G   Soprano Saxophone,Track Performer
Dave Brubeck   Piano,Track Performer
Gerry Mulligan   Baritone Saxophone,Track Performer
Amani A.W. Murray   Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
John Patitucci   Bass
Joe Williams   Vocals,Track Performer
Don Grusin   Keyboards
Bobbye Hall   Percussion
Aarons   Trumpet
Michael Abene   Piano,Keyboards
David Benoit   Piano,Track Performer
James Bolden   Trumpet
Tom Brechtlein   Drums
Chris Brubeck   Electric Bass
Bill Charlap   Piano
Armando Anthony Corea   Piano,Track Performer
Dave Grusin   Keyboards,Track Performer
Richard DeRosa   Drums
Mike Doster   Electric Bass
Nathan East   Electric Bass
Calep Emphrey   Drums
Grant Geissman   Guitar
Dean Johnson   Bass
Jimmy Johnson   Electric Bass
Vail Johnson   Electric Bass
Randy Kerber   Keyboards
B.B. King   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Walter King   Tenor Saxophone
Harvey Mason   Drums
Bobby Militello   Flute
George Mraz   Bass
Charlie Persip   Drums
Greg Phillinganes   Piano,Keyboards,Electronic Sounds
Lee Ritenour   Guitar,Track Performer
John "J.R." Robinson   Drums
Neil Stubenhaus   Electric Bass
Eddie Saxman Synigal   Tenor Saxophone
James Toney   Piano
Leon Warren   Guitar
Walter Afanasieff   Keyboards
Randy Jones   Drums
Paul E. West   Bass
Jimmy Johnson   Electric Bass
Terry Clarke   Drums

Technical Credits

Vince Guaraldi   Composer
Gerry Mulligan   Arranger
Michael Abene   Arranger,Producer
David Benoit   Arranger
Gary Clayton   Engineer
Armando Anthony Corea   Arranger
Dave Grusin   Executive Producer
Russell Gloyd   Producer
Josiah Gluck   Engineer,Contributor
Don Hahn   Engineer,Contributor
Walter King   Arranger
Bernie Kirsh   Engineer,Contributor
Julie Last   Contributor,Digital Mixing Assistant
John Mahoney   Programming,Synclavier Programming
Don Murray   Engineer,Contributor
Greg Phillinganes   Contributor
Lee Ritenour   Arranger
Larry Rosen   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Allen Sides   Engineer
David Gibb   Graphic Design
Dan Serrano   Graphic Design
Andy Ruggirello   Graphic Design
Bruce Buchanan   Contributor
Jennider "Lucy" Banko   Contributor
Susan Baum   Graphic Design
Nichole "Peppermint Patty" Buda   Contributor
Bill Chalap   Contributor
Josiah Cluck   Engineer
Kaleb "Charlie Brown" Henley   Contributor
Lee Mendelson   Composer,Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Lee Corey   Graphic Design,Art Direction
Charles M. Schulz   Cover Design

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