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Whispers and Promises

Whispers and Promises is an instrumental-pop studio album by Earl Klugh released in 1989. The album received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Performance at the 32nd Grammy Awards in 1990.[2][3] In this release, Klugh delivers his well-known "light and smooth guitar picking, backed by swarms of violins, chimes and gentle alto saxophones, beautifully arranged and wonderfully romantic".[4][5] The album also features Grammy Award winner Don Sebesky as conductor and arranger.[6]

Whispers and Promises
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Studio album by Earl Klugh
Released1989 (1989)
GenreCrossover jazz, Instrumental Pop
Length42:50
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerEarl Klugh
Earl Klugh chronology
Solo Guitar
(1989)
Whispers and Promises
(1989)
Midnight in San Juan
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
allmusic.com3/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "What Love Can Do" - 4:30
  2. "Master of Suspense" - 4:56
  3. "Water Song" - 2:28
  4. "Strawberry Avenue" - 4:22
  5. "Fall in Love" - 4:25
  6. "Summer Nights" - 4:08
  7. "Just You and Me" - 3:41
  8. "Whispers and Promises" - 5:32
  9. "Frisky Biscuits" - 3:34
  10. "Tango Classico" - 5:14

ChartsEdit

Album – Billboard[7]
Year Chart Position
1989 Top Contemporary Jazz 5
1989 The Billboard 200 150

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ allmusic.com review
  2. ^ Holden, Stephen (21 February 1990). "Grammy nominations getting less conservative". Gainesville Sun. Gainesville, Florida, USA. p. 4. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
  3. ^ Antczack, John (12 January 1990). "Henley, Joel score big". Daily News, Bowling Green. Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
  4. ^ Yonke, David (11 June 1989). "Whispers and Promises - Review". Toledo Blade. Toledo, Ohio, USA. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
  5. ^ Heim, Chris (1 June 1989). "Earl Klugh Whispers and Promises". Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
  6. ^ Rusch, Bob (1989-01-01). Cadence. B. Rusch.
  7. ^ "Earl Klugh - Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved 2 October 2010.