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Harlequin (album)

Harlequin is an album by American pianist Dave Grusin and American guitarist Lee Ritenour released in 1985, recorded for the GRP label. The album reached No. 2 on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz chart.

Harlequin
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Studio album by Dave Grusin
Released1985 (1985)
Recorded1985
StudioStarlight Studio, Burbank California
GenreJazz
Length46:38
LabelGRP
ProducerDave Grusin, Lee Ritenour
Dave Grusin chronology
Dave Grusin and the NY-LA Dream Band
(1984)
Harlequin
(1985)
Cinemagic
(1987)

Harlequin earned a 1986 Grammy award for Best Arrangement On An Instrumental for "Early A.M. Attitude". The album also earned Grammy nominations for Best Engineered Recording, Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocals, and Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Harlequin" (Ivan Lins, Vítor Martins)4:40
2."Early A.M. Attitude" (Dave Grusin)4:58
3."San Ysidro" (Lee Ritenour)4:57
4."Before It's Too Late" (Lins, Martins)5:16
5."Silent Message" (Dave Grusin)6:07
6."Cats of Rio" (Don Grusin)5:15
7."Beyond the Storm" (Lins, Martins)5:36
8."GridLock" (Ritenour)4:02
9."The Bird" (Harvey Mason, Mike Lang)5:47

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (1985) Peak
position
Billboard Jazz Albums[1] 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dave Grusin US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2013-03-09.

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