Timepiece (album)

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Timepiece
Timepiece (Kenny Rogers album) coverart.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1994
Recorded1994
Studio
Genre Pop
Length51:48
Label 143 / Atlantic
Producer David Foster
Kenny Rogers chronology
If Only My Heart Had A Voice
(1993)
Timepiece
(1994)
The Gift
(1996)

Timepiece is the twenty-sixth studio album of 1930s and 1940s jazz standards by Country music superstar Kenny Rogers, released on 143/Atlantic Records. It was produced by David Foster. The album did not chart.

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."I Remember You" Johnny Mercer Victor Schertzinger 5:08
2."But Beautiful" Johnny Burke Jimmy Van Heusen 5:00
3."When I Fall in Love" Edward Heyman Victor Young 4:15
4."Love Is Here to Stay" Ira Gershwin George Gershwin 2:56
5."The Nearness of You" Ned Washington Hoagy Carmichael 4:36
6."My Funny Valentine" Lorenz Hart Richard Rodgers 4:52
7."Love Is Just Around the Corner" Leo Robin Lewis E. Gensler2:28
8."Where or When"Lorenz HartRichard Rodgers4:15
9."My Romance"Lorenz HartRichard Rodgers5:03
10."In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" Bob Hilliard David Mann 4:10
11."I Get Along Without You Very Well"Hoagy CarmichaelHoagy Carmichael5:40
12."You Are So Beautiful" Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston3:25

Personnel

Musicians

Rhythm, Vocals, Solos and Arrangements

  • Kenny Rogers – vocals
  • Mike Melvoin – acoustic piano
  • Terry Trotter – acoustic piano
  • Randy Waldman – acoustic piano, synthesizers, synth harmonica (3), arrangements (7)
  • Claude Gaudette – synthesizers, drum programming
  • David Foster – arrangements (7), keyboards (12)
  • John Chiodini – guitar
  • John Pisano – guitar
  • John Guerin – drums
  • Jeff Hamilton – drums
  • Larry Bunker – percussion
  • Don Williams – percussion
  • Pete Christlieb – tenor saxophone solo (2, 5, 10)
  • Earle Dumler – oboe solo (9)
  • Amy Shulman – harp solo (11)
  • Johnny Mandel – arrangements (1, 2, 5, 8, 10)
  • Edward Karam – conductor (1, 2, 5, 8, 10)
  • Jeremy Lubbock – arrangements and conductor (3, 4, 6, 9, 11)
  • William Ross – string orchestrations and conductor (12)
  • Take 6 – backing vocals (7)
  • Cedric Dent – vocal arrangements (7)
  • Mark Kibble – vocal arrangements (7)
Orchestra Credits
  • Suzie Katayama – music supervisor
  • Joann Kane Music Service – music preparation
  • Jules Chaplin, Debbie Datz-Pyle and Patti Zimmitti – orchestra contractors

Brass, Horns and Woodwinds

Strings

  • Chuck Domanico, Don Ferrone, Richard Feves, Chris Kollgaard, Frances Lui, Ed Meares, Buell Neidlinger, John Patitucci and Margaret Storer – bass
  • Vage Ayrikyan, Jodi Burnett, Larry Corbett, Ernie Ehrhardt, Steve Erdody, Christine Ermacoff, Marie Fera, Rowena Hamil, Todd Hemmenway, Paula Hochhalter, Ann Karam, Suzie Katayama, Ray Kelley, Armen Ksajikian, Dane Little, David Low, Miguel Martinez, Steve Richards, Dan Rothmuller, Fred Seykora, David Shamban, Dan Smith and Christina Soule – cello
  • Gayle Levant and Amy Shulman – harp
  • Marilyn Baker, Bob Becker, Sam Boghossian, Dimitri Bovaird, Ken Burward-Hoy, Rollice Dale, Brian Dembow, Pamela Goldsmith, Steve Gordon, Carrie Holzman-Little, Roland Kato, Margot Maclaine, Dan Neufeld, Mike Nowak, Andrew Picken, Kazi Pitelka, Karie Prescott, Jimbo Ross, Jody Rubin, John Scanlon, Harry Shirinian, David Stenske, Evan Wilson, Hershel Wise and Mihail Zinovyev – viola
  • Richard Altenbach, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Dixie Blackstone, Russ Cantor, Ron Clark, Isabelle Daskoff, Joel Derouin, Assa Drori, Bruce Dukov, Henry Ferber, Mike Ferril, Juliann French, Julie Gigante, Joe Goodman, Alan Grunfeld, Diana Halprin, Clayton Haslop, Pat Johnson, Karen Jones, Leslie Katz, Miran Kojian, Razdan Kuyumjian, Brian Leonard, Gordon Marron, Yoko Matsuda, Jayme Miller, Horia Moroaica, Irma Neuman, Robin Olson, Don Palmer, Barbra Porter, Stan Plummer, Rafael Rishik, Gil Romero, Jay Rosen, Bob and Sheldon Sanov, Marc Sazar, Haim Shtrum, Spiro Stamos, Bob Sushel, Polly Sweeney, Mari Tsumura, Jerry Vinci, Dorothy Wade, Miwako Watanabe, Elizabeth Wilson, Margaret Wooten and Shari Zippert – violin

Production

  • David Foster – producer
  • Johnny Mandel – co-producer (1, 2, 5, 8, 10)
  • Jeremy Lubbock – co-producer (3, 4, 6, 9, 11)
  • Al Smith – audio engineer
  • Dave Reitzas – vocal engineer
  • Felipe Elgueta – additional engineer, assistant engineer
  • Dave Brock – assistant engineer
  • Jeff DeMorris – assistant engineer
  • Noel Hazen – assistant engineer
  • Michael Reiter – assistant engineer
  • Rail Rogut – assistant engineer, mix assistant (12)
  • Michael Steinbrech – assistant engineer
  • Al Schmitt – mixing (1-11)
  • Humberto Gatica – mixing (12)
  • John Hendrickson – mix assistant (1-11)
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Jaymes Foster-Levy – album coordinator, cover photo handpainting

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