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Yellowjackets - Shades flac album
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Shades (1986) is the fourth studio album from the jazz group Yellowjackets. The album's first track, "And You Know That" won the "Best R&B Instrumental" Grammy Award. The album debuted on the Billboard Top Jazz Album chart on July 5, 1986 and would spend 32 weeks on the chart, eventually peaking at It was the last to feature drummer Ricky Lawson.

Shades (Yellowjackets album). Shades (1986) is the 4th studio album from the jazz group Yellowjackets, and their first of four for the MCA label The album features the original recording of the Yellowjackets' live staple "Revelation" (featuring vocal group Perri) as well as the Donald Fagen-penned title track.

If Shades goes down like straight sugar (and not the lumpy kind), it's supposed to. Since some folks are naturally drawn to this type of music and others are not, an appreciation for jazz is not enough - you'll need an appreciation for crossover jazz (aka "smooth jazz") to enjoy this album. If you do like your jazz on the lyrical side, and don't mind the late-night talk show arrangements, chances are you'll think Shades is pretty cool. 1986 studio album by Yellowjackets. Altered State is the 16th studio album from the jazz group Yellowjackets, and their third release for the Heads Up International label. The cover image was painted by pop art painter Peter Max. - Track listing - Personnel - Yellowjackets: - Russell Ferrante - acousti. mage: Altered State (Yellowjackets album).

com/Shades (Shades album). Shades is a 1999 Belgian film directed by Erik Van Looy and written by Looy, Paul Breuls and Guy Lee Thys.

Out of print in the . Originally released in 1986, Shades was the cross-over Smooth Jazz band's fourth album overall. With guitarist Robben Ford's departure, the band displayed a slight Pop sensibility that enhanced their melodies and expanded their audience beyond the Jazz world.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 And You Know That
Written-By – Ricky Lawson, Russell Ferrante
2 New Shoes
Written-By – Marc Russo, Russell Ferrante
3 One Family
Written-By – Russell Ferrante
4 Revelation
Written-By – Lorraine Perry*, Russell Ferrante
5 Oasis
Written-By – Russell Ferrante
6 Regular Folks
Written-By – Russell Ferrante
7 Black Tie
Written-By – Russell Ferrante
8 Sonja's Sanfona
Written-By – Bill Gable, Jimmy Haslip
9 Shades
Written-By – Donald Fagen
10 Wildcats & Cougars
Written-By – Jimmy Haslip, Robben Ford, Russell Ferrante


  • Accordion – Bruce Hornsby (tracks: 8)
  • Bass [5-string, Piccolo] – Jimmy Haslip
  • Drums, Percussion – Ricky Lawson
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Duncan Aldridge*, Gerry Brown*, Larry Mah, Michael Ross*
  • Engineer [Basic Tracks], Mixed By – Erik Zobler
  • Engineer [Overdubs], Other [Mix Consultant] – Gary Wagner
  • Keyboards – Russell Ferrante
  • Mastered By – Brian Gardner
  • Percussion – Paulinho Da Costa
  • Producer – Yellowjackets
  • Programmed By – Bill Gable (tracks: 8), Rory Kaplan
  • Saxophone [Alto] – Marc Russo
  • Vocals – Perri (tracks: 4)


Recorded at Bill Schnee an Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Mixed at Soundcastle and Mama Jo's, Los Angeles, CA
Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles, CA

© 1986 MCA Records Inc.
℗ 1986 MCA Records Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 76732-5752-2 2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
253 075-1 Yellowjackets Shades ‎(LP, Album) MCA Records 253 075-1 Germany 1986
P-13325 Yellowjackets Shades ‎(LP, Album) MCA Records P-13325 Japan 1986
GRP01332, 050133-2 Yellowjackets Shades ‎(CD, Album, RE) GRP, GRP GRP01332, 050133-2 Europe Unknown
MCA-5752 Yellowjackets Shades ‎(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-5752 Canada 1986
37.005 Yellowjackets Shades ‎(LP) MCA Records, Ariola 37.005 Brazil 1986