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Collaboration (George Benson & Earl Klugh album)

Collaboration is a smooth jazz studio album by George Benson and Earl Klugh released in 1987.[2][3][4] The album was certified gold in the United States in February 1988.

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Studio album by
StudioThe Power Station, New York City; Bill Schnee Studios, Hollywood; Amigo Studios, North Hollywood; Sunset Sound, Hollywood; Capitol Studios, Hollywood; United Sound Studios, Detroit; Lion Share Studios, Los Angeles; RPM Studios, New York City; Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles; Broadway Productions, Englewood, New Jersey; Circle Seven Recording, Palisades, California
GenreSmooth jazz, crossover jazz
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerTommy LiPuma
George Benson & Earl Klugh chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]


Track listingEdit

1."Mt. Airy Road"Marcus Miller7:51
2."Mimosa"George Benson6:50
3."Brazilian Stomp"Earl Klugh5:33
4."Dreamin'"Marcus Miller5:49
5."Since You're Gone"Earl Klugh5:46
6."Collaboration"Harvey Mason, Randy Goodrum6:16
7."Jamaica"Randy Goodrum5:40
8."Romeo & Juliet (Love theme from Romeo & Juliet (not on LP))"Nino Rota5:47




Chart (1987) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 59
US Top Contemporary Jazz Albums[5] 1
US R&B Albums[5] 28


  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. "Collaboration". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Mentor George Bensons Teams Up On LP, Tour With Protege Earl Klugh". Jet. 28 December 1987. p. 61. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
  3. ^ Joyce, Mike (28 August 1987). "Benson & Klugh Collaboration is Ho-Hummable". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C. p. 18.
  4. ^ Wissink, Stephen (26 July 1987). "Benson, Klugh United Again". Sun Sentinel. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
  5. ^ a b c Collaboration at AllMusic. Retrieved 23 September 2010.