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NICE & SLOW

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Released in 2001 on Atlantic Records, Nice & Slow was a huge commercial success propelling Brian to the top of the contemporary jazz scene and spending 6 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Jazz Charts.  Collaborations with industry legends such as Herb Alpert, Jeff Lorber, Dave Koz and Kirk Whalum in additional to vocals by Kenny Lattimore, Trey Lorenz, Sherree Ford set Brian apart and solidified his influential sound throughout the genre. Featuring the hit singles, "Get It On" and "All About You", both spent several weeks at #1 on the R&R Contemporary Jazz Charts.

Track Listing >

1. Just Another Day feat. Herb Alpert & Jeff Lorber

2. Get It On

3. Nice & Slow feat. Trey Lorenz & Sherree Ford

4. I Could Get Used To This feat. Dave Koz

5. Without Your Love

6. Someone feat. Kenny Lattimore

7. Together Tonight (Prelude)

8. Together Tonight

9. All About You

10. I Wanna Know feat. Kirk Whalum

11. Someone (Bonus Mix) feat. Kenny Lattimore

Album credits >>

 

1. “Just Another Day” (written by B. Culbertson & J. Lorber)

(featuring Herb Alpert & Jeff Lorber)

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards & drum programming

Herb Alpert - trumpet

Jeff Lorber - Fender Rhodes

Paul Jackson, Jr. - guitar

Alex Al - bass

Oscar Seaton, Jr. - drums

Lenny Castro - percussion

 

2. “Get It On” (written by B. Culbertson)

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards, synth bass, drum prog., trumpet & trombone

Jim Reid - tenor saxophone

Alexx Daye - vocals

Tony Maiden - guitar

Ricky Peterson - Hammond B3 organ

Alex Al - “live” bass

Lenny Castro - percussion

 

3. “Nice & Slow”  (written by B. Culbertson, S. Ford & D. Spencer, Jr.)

(featuring Sherree & Trey Larenz)       

Brian Culbertson - piano, Hammond B3 organ, keyboards, synth and “live” bass (inspired by Alex Al) & drum programming

Sherree - lead and background vocals

Trey Larenz - lead and background vocals

Donnell Spencer, Jr. - vocal co-production & background vocals

Tony Maiden - acoustic & electric guitars

Ricky Peterson - Wurlitzer 

 

4. “I Could Get Used To This” (written by B. Culbertson & L. Robbins)

(featuring Dave Koz)

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards, synth bass & drum programming

Dave Koz - soprano saxophone

Paul Jackson, Jr. - rhythm guitar

Michael Thompson - E-bow & pad guitars

Ricky Peterson - Hammond B3 organ “blips”

Lenny Castro - percussion

 

5. “Without Your Love” (written by B. Culbertson)

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards & drum programming

Jim Reid - tenor saxophone

Paul Jackson, Jr. - guitar

Ricky Peterson - Hammon B3 organ

Alex Al - bass

Lenny Castro - percussion

 

6. “Someone”  (written by B. Culbertson & K. Lattimore)  

(featuring Kenny Lattimore) lyrics by K. Lattimore

Co-Produced by Steve Lu for Chibola Productions

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards, synth bass & drum programming

Kenny Lattimore - lead & background vocals

Steve Lu - synth bass, additional keyboards & synth programming

G. Moe - guitar

Sherree - background vocals

 

7. “Prelude to Together Tonight” (for Michelle)

8. “Together Tonight” (written by B. Culbertson)

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards & drum programming

Ricky Peterson - Hammond B3 organ

Paul Jackson, Jr. - guitar

Richard Patterson - bass

Lenny Castro - percussion

 

9. “All About You” (written by B. Culbertson & D. Koz)

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards & drum programming

Michael Thompson - acoustic, electric & synth guitars

Richard Patterson - bass

Lenny Castro - percussion

Paul Mabin & Michelle Culbertson - background vocals

 

10. “I Wanna Know” (written by J. Thomas, J. Skinner & M. Williams)

(featuring Kirk Whalum)

Brian Culbertson - piano & strings

Kirk Whalum - tenor saxophone

Tony Maiden - guitar

Eddie Miller - Fender Rhodes

Ricky Peterson - Hammond B3 organ

Alex Al - bass

Donnell Spencer, Jr. - drums

Lenny Castro - percussion

 

11. “Someone“ (bonus mix) (written by B. Culbertson & K. Lattimore)  

(featuring Kenny Lattimore) lyrics by K. Lattimore

Co-Produced bySteve Lu for Chibola Productions

Brian Culbertson - piano, keyboards, synth bass & drum programming

Kenny Lattimore - lead & background vocals

Steve Lu - synth bass, additional keyboards & synth programming

Michael Thompson - acoustic, electric & synth guitars

Sherree - background vocals

 

This album is dedicated to my wife, Michelle.

 

Produced by Brian Culbertson

Executive Producer: Guy Eckstine

 

“Someone” (both versions) co-produced by Steve Lu for Chibola Productions

“Nice & Slow” vocals co-produced by Donnell Spencer, Jr.

All piano tracks co-produced by Scott Steiner except “Someone” co-produced by Steve Lu and “Someone” (bonus mix) co-produced by Craig Bauer.

All arrangements by Brian Culbertson except:

“Just Another Day” arranged by Brian Culbertson & Jeff Lorber

“Nice & Slow” vocal arrangement by Sherree & Donnell Spencer, Jr.

“Someone” arranged by Brian Culbertson, Steve Lu & Guy Eckstine

“I Wanna Know” arranged by Brian Culbertson & Jim Reid

“Someone” (bonus mix) arranged by Brian Culbertson & Steve Lu

“Someone” (both versions) vocal arrangement by Brian Culbertson, Steve Lu & Kenny Lattimore

 

STUDIO CREDITS:

Mixed by Craig Bauer at Hinge, Chicago, IL

Recorded at BCM Studios by Brian Culbertson & Steve Lu, Hinge by Craig Bauer & Scott Steiner assisted by Mathew Prock & Steve Johnson, JHL Sound by Jeff Lorber, Megatrax by Eddie King, and Coco-Butt Studios by Michael Thompson.

 


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