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David Sanborn - Taking Off Album

David Sanborn - Taking Off Album
David Sanborn
Taking Off
Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Funk
Warner Bros. Records
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1883 mb
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2753 mb
WMA size:
1073 mb


1Blue Night
Written-By – D. Matthews
2It Took A Long Time
Written-By – R. Brecker
3'Way 'Cross Georgia
Written-By – C.T. Perkinson
4The Whisperer
Written-By – D. Grolnick
Written-By – S. Khan
6Duck Ankles
Written-By – S. Khan
7Black Light
Written-By – D. Matthews
8Funky Banana
Written-By – D. Matthews
Written-By – D. Matthews


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BS 2873David Sanborn Taking Off ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. RecordsBS 2873US1975
CCM-2076David Sanborn Taking Off ‎(CD, Album, RE)Collectors' Choice MusicCCM-2076US2009
BS 2873David Sanborn Taking Off ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. RecordsBS 2873US1975
BS 2873David Sanborn Taking Off ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. RecordsBS 2873Canada1975
BS 2873David Sanborn Taking Off ‎(LP, Album, RE, Jac)Warner Bros. RecordsBS 2873USUnknown


  • Alto SaxophoneDavid Sanborn
  • Arranged ByDave Matthews (tracks: A1, A3, A4), Don Grolnick (tracks: A5), Howard Johnson (tracks: A2), Randy Brecker (tracks: B1)
  • Art DirectionEd Thrasher
  • Baritone Saxophone, TubaHoward Johnson
  • BassWill Lee
  • CelloCharles McCracken (tracks: B2, B3, B4), George Ricci (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Lucien Smith (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • Composed By, Arranged ByDave Matthews (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • ConcertmasterCharles Libove (tracks: B2, B3, B4), David Nadien (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Gene Orloff (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Guy Lumia (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Harold Kohon (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Harry Glickman (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Leo Kahn (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Lou Eley (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Matthew Raimondi (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Max Pollikoff (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Paul Gershman (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • CongasRalph MacDonald (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • Congas, Bongos, Percussion [Miscellaneous]Ralph McDonald
  • DesignLockart
  • Double BassBob Daugherty (tracks: B2, B3, B4), John Beal (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • DrumsChris Parker , Steve Gadd (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • Drums [Second]Rick Marotta (tracks: A1, A3)
  • Electric GuitarBuzzy Feiten, Joe Beck (tracks: A4)
  • Electric Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar [Electric], Acoustic Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar [Acoustic]Steve Khan
  • EngineerDon Hahn
  • Engineer [Assistant]Sam Ginsberg
  • Engineer [Remix]Don Hahn (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B4), Lee Herschberg (tracks: A5)
  • French HornJohn Clark (tracks: A2), Peter Gordon (tracks: A2)
  • PercussionJosé Madera (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Warren Smith (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • Photography ByBenno Friedman
  • Piano, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Clavinet, OrganDon Grolnick
  • ProducerJohn Court
  • Tenor SaxophoneMike Brecker
  • TromboneTom Malone
  • TrumpetRandy Brecker
  • ViolaAl Brown (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Manny Vardi (tracks: B2, B3, B4), Harold Coletta (tracks: B2, B3, B4)
  • Violin, Contractor [String]Emile Charlap (tracks: B2, B3, B4)


On the sleeve:
(US Cat No BS 2873)
℗ & © 1975
Recorded at A&R Studios, New York.
Mastered at Warner Bros. Recording Studios, North Hollywood
Sleeve printed and made in England by Gothic Print Finishers, London SE9 2EQ

On the labels:
K 56148
(BS 2873)
℗ 1975
Made in UK


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): ∙: K∙56148∙A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): ∙: K∙56148∙B1


  • Recorded At – A&R Studios
  • Mastered At – Warner Bros. Recording Studios


Taking Off is a studio album by David Sanborn, released in 1975 through the record label Warner Bros. The album reached number 19 on Billboard's Jazz Albums chart. All tracks composed by David Matthews except where noted. Butterfat Steve Khan 3:02. Way 'Cross Georgia Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson 4:27. Duck Ankles Steve Khan 3:20. Funky Banana 3:16. The Whisperer Don Grolnick 4:47. It Took a Long Time Randy Brecker 3:29. Black Light 6:30. Blue Night 3:45. Taking Off - David Sanborn. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. David Sanborn. Randy Brecker, NDR Bigband, David Sanborn, Ada Rovatti, Wolfgang Haffner. Original Album Series. Time and The River. Enjoy The View. David Sanborn - Taking Off 1975. To favorites 5 Download album. Listen album. Smooth Jazz. A True Jazz Legend. 6 Time Grammy Award Winner. Having released his first solo album in 1975- Taking Off - Dave has rarely gone more than two years between releases. In his three-and-a-half decade career, Dave has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. His latest solo album- Only Everything- blends instrumental pop, R&B and the wonderful vocals of Joss Stone and James Taylor. Album 1974 9 Songs. Rhino Hi-Five: David Sanborn - EP. Promise Me the Moon. You May Also Like. Sneakin' Up Behind You: The Very Best of the Brecker Brothers. Taking Off. WMG от лица компании Warner Rhino Off Roster-Audio BMI - Broadcast Music Inc. и другие авторские общества 4. Язык: Русский. Страна: США. David Sanborn chronology. Taking Off 1975. Beck & Sanborn 1975. Review scores. Track listing