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The Real Me

Patti Austin

Initial release : 1988

Qwest 25696

Bruce Hornsby guests on this album.

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Tracks

  • I Can Cook Too (Austin/Bernstein/Comden/Green Adolph/Pack)
  • Stockholm Sweetnin' (Jones)
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Harbach/Kern)
  • True Love (Porter)
  • Across the Alley from the Alamo (Greene)
  • How Long Has This Been Going On? (Gershwin/Gershwin)
  • Lazy Afternoon (Latouche/Moross)
  • Love Letters (Heyman/Young)
  • They Can't Take That Away from Me (Gershwin/Gershwin)
  • Mood Indigo (Digard/Ellington/Mills)
  • Cry Me a River (Hamilton)
  • Someone Is Standing Outside (Webb)
  • Spring Can Really Hang You up (Landesman/Wolf)
Musicians

Musicians include;

  • Patti Austin - bass, vocals
  • David Benoit - synthesizer, piano, keyboards
  • Michael Brecker - saxophone
  • Vinnie Colaiuta - drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa - percussion, sound effects, shaker
  • Burleigh Drummond - percussion, drums
  • Nathan East - bass
  • Jon Faddis - trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Bruce Hornsby accordion (on Across the Alley from the Alamo)
  • Earl Klugh - guitar
  • David Lindley - guitar, slide guitar
  • Michael McDonald - piano, vocals
  • David Pack - guitar, percussion, conga, vocals, electric conga
  • George Perilli - percussion, drums
  • Greg Phillinganes - synthesizer
  • Jeff Porcaro - drums
  • Joe Puerta - bass
  • John "J.R." Robinson - drums
  • Richard Tee - Synthesizer, piano
  • Luther Vandross - vocals
Plus a large horn section, a string section and backing vocals.

Credits

  • Producer - David Pack, Patti Austin
  • Executive producer - Patti Austin
  • Engineer - Mark Linett, Ben Rodgers, James Farber, James Guthrie
  • Mixing - Ben Rodgers
  • Assistant Engineer - Russ Castillo, Roger Talkov, Steve Holroyd, Michael Mason, Ira McLaughlin, Joe Schiff, Ira Rubnitz
  • Mixing - Ross Pallone
  • Conductor - Marty Paich, Jimmie Haskell
  • Production Coordination - Shari Sutcliffe
  • Art Direction - Mary Ann Dibs
  • Photography - Marc Raboy

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