Contributed by Harry Neyhart

 

Sun Down Lady

A&M SP-4359

 

Arranged and Produced by Herb Alpert

Released 1972

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Love Song (Lesley Duncan) 2:55

2.       Tiny Dancer (Elton John-Bernie Taupin) 4:06

3.       How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens) 2:56

4.       You (Lani Hall) 3:58

5.       Ocean Song (Liz Thorsen) 3:40

6.       We Could Be Flying (Michel Colombier-Paul Williams) 3:53

7.       Come Down In Time (Elton John-Bernie Taupin) 3:39

8.       Sun Down (Willis Ramsey) 3:30

9.       Vincent (Don McLean) 5:55

10.    Wherever I May Find Him (Paul Simon) 1:53

 

Musicians: Jim Gordon (drums), Chuck Domanico (bass), Louis Shelton (guitar), Larry Carlton (guitar), Milt Holland (percussion), Pete Jolly (accordion on “How Can I Tell You”), Tim Weisberg (electric flute on “Ocean Song”), and Clarence McDonald (keyboards).


Hello It’s Me

A&M SP-4508

 

Produced and Arranged by Herb Alpert

Released 1975

 

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Track Listing

 

1.       Hello It’s Me (Todd Rundgren) 3:35

2.       Peace In The Valley (Carole King-Toni Stern) 4:10

3.       Time Will Tell (Richard Mattley Jr.-David Shire) 4:16

4.       Banquet (Joni Mitchell) 2:48

5.       Wheelers And Dealers (Dave Frishberg) 2:35

6.       Happy Woman Happy Man (Peter Cetera) 2:35

7.       Exclusively For Me (Colin Blunstone-David Jones) 3:40

8.       Save The Sunlight (Buie-Cobb-Lee) 3:14

9.       Sweet Jams And Jellies (Lani Hall) 3:31

10.    Corrida De Jangada (Edu Lobo-J.Capinan) 1:54

 

Musicians:  Lani Hall (vocals on all, piano on 9), Larry Carlton (guitar on 1,2,4,7,& 10), Wilton Felder (bass on 1), Clarence McDonald (keyboards on 1,2,6,& 9), Mark Stevens (drums on 1), Jim Hughart (bass on 2,4,& 7), Mike Melvoin (piano on 2 & 4), Jim Gordon (drums on 2 & 4), Pete Jolly (accordion on 2), John Pisano (guitar on 3,5,6,8, & 10), Ernie McDaniels (bass on 3), Herb Alpert (voice on 2 & 4, piano on 3, anvil on 4), Julius Wechter (bells on 3, vibes on 5, marimba on 8), Vince Charles (percussion on 3,5,6,8, & 10), Nick Ceroli (drums on 3), Dave Frishberg (keyboards on 3,5,8, & 10), Bob Edmondson (trombone on 3 & 8), Bob Findley (trumpet on 3 & 8), Mike Melvoin (piano on 4 & 5), Papito Hernandez (bass on 5,6,8, & 10), Steve Schaeffer (drums on 5,6,8 & 10), Michel Colombier (keyboards on 7), Emil Richards (cymbalom on 7)


Sweet Bird

A&M SP-4617

 

Produced by Herb Alpert

Arranged by Michel Colombier, Herb Alpert, & Lani Hall

Released 1976

 

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Track Listing

 

1.       Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) 2:21

2.       That’s When Miracles Occur (Andy Pratt) 3:07

3.       Early Mornin’ Strangers (Barry Manilow-Hal David) 3:40

4.       Mr. Blue (Misty Blue) (Michael Franks) 3:29

5.       Too Many Mornings (Bill Quateman) 4:40

6.       At The Ballet (Marvin Hamlisch-Edward Kleban) 6:27

7.       The Moon Is All Alone (Like Me) (M. Colombier-L. Hall-Fr.Lyrics E. Colombier) 3:22

8.       Dolphins Lullaby (Rick Roberts) 4:17

9.       Sweet Bird (Joni Mitchell) 2:53

 

Musicians:  Lani Hall (all vocals), Michel Colombier (all keyboards), Larry Carlton (guitar), Lee Ritenour (guitar), Dennis Budimir (guitar), Chuck Domanico (bass), Stanley Clarke (bass on “Send In The Clowns”), Jim Keltner (drums and percussion), Milt Holland (percussion), Herb Alpert (trumpet solo on “Mr. Blue”), Michael Boddicker (synthesizer programmer), Bruce Swedien (microphone)


Double Or Nothing

A&M SP-4760

 

Produced by Herb Alpert and Lani Hall

Tracks 1,2,6 and 10 produced by David Kershenbaum and Lani Hall

Released 1979

 

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Track Listing

 

1.       Nobody Gets This Close To Me (Steve Diamond) 4:20

2.       Shot In The Dark (Bill Quateman) 3:38

3.       Meni Devol (Rada-Fattoruso-Eng. Trans. Lani Hall) 5:10

4.       To The Morning (Dan Fogelberg) 3:57

5.       Sailing Without A Sail (B. LaBounty-R. Freeland) 3:12

6.       Double Or Nothing (A. Willis-S. Scarborough) 4:48

7.       Sunshine After The Rain (Ellie Greenwich) 4:42

8.       To Know (Buzz Feiten) 4:25

9.       So Long (Lani Hall-Neil Larsen) 2:57

10.    Magic Garden (Buzz Feiten) 3:46

 

Musicians:  Lani Hall (vocals; and background vocals on 7, 8 & 10), Neil Larsen (keyboards and background vocals), Buzz Feiten (guitar and background vocals), Chuck Domanico (bass), Peter Donald (drums), “Manolo” Badrena (percussion), Jerry Knight (bass on 1,2,6 & 10), Larry Tolbert (drums and percussion on 1,2,6, & 10), Paulinho da Costa (percussion on 4 & 7), Michel Colombier (electric piano & synthesizer on 8), Michael Boddicker (synthesizer programmer), Airto Moreira (chanting and percussion on 3), Ernie Watts (saxophone solo on 7), Tim May (guitar on 4 & 8), Bill Champlin, Carmen Twillie and Venetta Gould (background vocals on 4,5, and 7), Bill Quateman (background vocals on 2), David Lasley and Arnold McCuller (background vocals on 1 & 6), Jerry Hey, Ernie Watts, Larry Williams, Gary Grant and Bill Reichenbach (horn section).


Blush

A&M SP-4829

 

Produced by Allee Willis

Tracks 8 and 9 produced by Allee Willis and Dick Rudolph

Released 1980

 

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Track Listing

 

1.       Where’s Your Angel? (Allee Willis-Greg Phillinganes) 2:59

2.       In The Dark (Allee Willis-Lauren Wood) 3:54

3.       Come What May (Allee Willis-David Lasley) 4:29

4.       Love Me Again (Allee Willis-David Lasley) 3:46

5.       No Strings (Allee Willis-David Lasley) 3:38

6.       Ain’t Got Nothin’ For Me (Allee Willis-Lauren Wood) 4:06

7.       Wish I Would’ve Stayed (Allee Willis-Jon Lind) 4:42

8.       I Don’t Want You To Go (Allee Willis-Bruce Roberts) 4:40

9.       Only You (Allee Willis-Bruce Roberts) 4:10

 

Musicians:  Raymond Pounds (drums on 1), Greg Phillinganes (keyboards & synthesizers on 1,2,4,5,6, & 7, instrumental arrangement on 1,marching snares on 9), Steve Forman (percussion on 1,2,6, & 7), Tommy Funderburk (background vocals), Arnold McCuller (background vocals), Lauren Wood (background vocals on 1-7), Arno Lucas (background vocals on 1 & 7), Gary Mallaber (drums on 2-6), Gary Ferguson (drums on 2,4 & 8, marching snares on 9), Kenny Lewis (bass on 2,4,5,6 & 9), Marty Walsh (guitar on 2,5,6,7 & 9), Tom Kelly (background vocals on 2), Allee Willis (background vocals on 2,8 & 9), Lani Hall (lead vocals, background vocals on 8 & 9), Herb Alpert (lead vocal on 3, flugelhorn solo on 3), Mike Baird (drums on 3), John Pierce (bass on 3), Jeremy Lubbock (grand piano on 3, instrumental arrangement on 3,7 & 9, string arrangement on 6, fender rhodes on 7, keyboards on 8), Randy Waldman (fender rhodes on 3), Gerald Vinci (concertmaster on 3,5,6,8 & 9), Jules Chaikin (string contractor on 3,5,6,7,8 & 9), Jon Lind (background vocals on 3-6), Marcy Levy (background vocals on 3-9), Jay Graydon (guitar on 4), John Jarvis (fender rhodes on 4), Steve Varneau (harmonica on 4), Jerry Hey (horns and horn arrangement on 6), Charlie Daniels (horn on 6), Bill Reichenbach (horn on 6), Kim Hutchcroft (horn on 6), Jeff Porcaro (drums on 7), Mike Porcaro (bass on 7), Glenn Dictarow (concertmaster on 7), Harvey Mason (drums on 8), David Hungate (bass on 8), Michael Boddiker (synthesizer on 8 & 9), David Lasley (background vocals on 8 & 9), Sharon Redd (background vocals on 8 & 9), Tim May (guitar on 9), Bruce Roberts (keyboards on 9), Brian Mann (keyboards on 9), Paulinho Da Costa (percussion on 9), Victor Feldman (vibes on 9).


A Brazileira

A&M 170.063 (SP020105)

 

Produção: Aloysio do Oliveira

Co-Produção: Lani Hall

Assistente de Produção: Ron Stone

Arranjos e Regéncia: Oscar Castro Neves

Released 1981

 

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Track Listing

 

1.       Minha (Francis Hime-Ruy Guerra) 3:21

2.       Era Uma Vez Um Caso (Edu Lobo-Cacaso) 3:24

3.       Clareana (Mauricio Maestro-Joyce de Jesus) 3:31

4.       Trocando Em Miudos (Frozen Memories) (Francis Hime-Chico Buarque-Eng.: Lani Hall) 3:28

5.       Casa Forte (Edu Lobo) 2:26

6.       O Samba Da Minha Terra (Dorival Caymmi) 2:51

7.       Para-Raio (Djavan) 3:03

8.       Lamento (Pixinguinha-Vinicius de Morais) 3:24

9.       Olha Maria (Antonio Carlos Jobim-Chico Buarque) 4:21

10.    Eu E A Brisa (I Want To Stay) (Johnny Alf) 4:36

11.    Abre Alas (Ivan Lins-Vitor Martins) 3:38

 

Musicians:  Oscar Castro Neves (violão, cavaquinho, teclados, percussão); Neil Larsen (teclados); Don Grusin (teclados); Abraham Laboriel (biaxo elétrico); Chuck Domanico (baixo acustico); Vince Colaiuto (bateria); Laudir Oliveira (percussão); Lani Hall (vocal, percussão); Glen Garret (flauta, flautim, oboe); John Mitchell (flauta, oboe, corno ingles); Phil Ayling (flauta, clarinete); Barbara Korn (trompa); Gerald Vinci (violino [spala]); Raymond Kelley (violoncelo); Alan Harshman (violino); Assa Drop (viola)


Albany Park

A&M SP-4898

 

Produced and arranged by George Tobin

in association with Mike Piccirillo for

George Tobin Productions, Inc

Released 1982

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Take The Money (Mike Piccirillo-Gary Goetzman) 5:15

2.       Who’s That Guy? (Mike Piccirillo-Gary Goetzman) 3:27

3.       I’ll Fall In Love Again (Austin Roberts-Todd Cerney) 3:22

4.       Under The Gun (Mike Piccirillo-Gary Goetzman) 5:03

5.       Bad Love (Dave Deluca-Janis Cercone) 3:36

6.       Jimmy Mack (Holland-Dozier-Holland) 3:05

7.       Here Comes Another Heartache (Mike Piccirillo-Gary Goetzman) 3:33

8.       Are You Cuckoo? (Russ Ballard) 3:45

9.       Rio (Michael Nesmith) 4:25

 

Musicians:  Lani Hall (lead vocals), Ed Greene (drums), Scott Edwards (bass), Bill Cuomo (keyboards), Mike Piccirillo (guitars, synthesizers, background vocals and bells, bass and drums on 1,3,4 and 7), Joel Peskin (sax on 1,2,4 and 6), Jim Horn (sax on 8 and 9), Chuck Findley (trumpet and trombone on 8 and 9), Maxine and Julia Waters (background vocals), Robert John and Lani Hall (background vocals on 3).


Lani

AyM SP-30002

 

Produced by: Jose Quintana & Juan Carlos Calderon

Released 1982

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Estare Enamorada? (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:12

2.       Tu, Solamente Tu (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:25

3.       Te Quiero Asi  (with Jose Jose) (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:38

4.       Adios Tristeza (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:50

5.       Si O No (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:52

6.       Te Seguiré (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:29

7.       Lluvia De Verano (Juan Carlos Calderon) 3:10

8.       Se (Juan Carlos Calderon) 2:54

9.       Sergio Mendes Medley: 5:56

Agua De Beber (Jobim-De Moraes-Gimbel)

Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben)

O Pato (J. D’Silva)

Samba De Una Nota (Jobim-Mendonca)

Pulga Española (Wechter)

Reza (E. Lobo-R. Guerra)

El Tonto De La Colina (Lennon-McCartney)

Coqueta (Lennon-McCartney)

 

Musicians: not credited


Lani Hall

AyM SP-37008

 

Produced by: Camilo Sesto

Released 1984

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Si Tu Fueras Capaz (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:32

2.       Para Vivir Asi (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 4:02

3.       Amo Al Amor (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:37

4.       Ven A Mis Brazos (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:56

5.       No Quiero Llorar (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:14

6.       Corazon Encadenado (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 4:08

7.       Que Te Propones (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:37

8.       Asi Es La Vida (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:22

9.       La Noche Es Mia (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:04

10.    Si Te Vas O Te Quedas (Camilo Blanes-Sergio Fachelli) 3:09

 

Musicians: not credited


Collectibles

A&M CD-4988

 

Various producers

Released 1984

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Midnight Lovers (Michael Sembello) 3:31

2.       Never Say Never Again (M. Legrand - M. and A. Bergman) 3:11 - from the soundtrack

3.       Come What May* (Allee Willis-David Lasley) 4:06 - from BLUSH

4.       Send In The Clowns*  (Stephen Sondheim) 2:17 - from SWEET BIRD

5.       We Could Be Flying (Michel Colombier) 3:57 - from WINGS

6.       Nobody Gets This Close To Me*  (Steve Diamond) 3:41 - from DOUBLE OR NOTHING

7.       Rio* (Michael Nesmith) 4:02 - from ALBANY PARK

8.       Come Down In Time* (Elton John-Bernie Taupin) 3:42 - from SUN DOWN LADY

9.       I Don’t Want You To Go* (Allee Willis-Bruce Roberts) 4:30 - from BLUSH

10.    How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens) 2:58  - from SUN DOWN LADY

 

*These tracks were “modified” by Herb Alpert and are different from the original recordings.


Es Facil Amar

AyM SP 37012

 

Produced by: Albert Hammond

Arranged by: Michel Colombier (tracks 3,5-9), Randy Kerber (tracks 1,2,4,and 10)

Released 1985

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Es Facil Amar (A.Hammond, L.Sayer, O. Gomez) 3:49

2.       De Repente El Amor (A.Hammond, Anahi) 3:59

3.       Fantasma (A.Hammond, O.Gomez) 4:16

4.       Amor Sin Mañana (A.Hammond, Anahi, KC Porter) 3:48

5.       Si Me Amaras (A.Hammond, C.Sager, O.Gomez) 3:48

6.       Un Amor Así (A.Hammond, S.Fachelli) 3:15

7.       Ramito De Violetas (E.Sobredo) 4:35

8.       Dama Dama (E.Sobredo) 3:17

9.       Paginas Prohibidas (A.Hammond, Anahi, KC Porter) 3:45

10.    Pequeño Ser (Joaquin Montoya) 3:26

 

Musicians:  Lani Hall (vocals), Joe Chemay (bass), Neil Stubenhaus (bass),  John Robinson (drums),  Michael Landau  (guitar), Michel Colombier (piano, synthesizers), Randy Kerber (piano, synthesizers),  K.C.Porter (synthesizers), Paulinho Da Costa (percussion), Herb Alpert (trumpet solo on 1), Jose Feliciano (vocals, guitar on 6), Roberto Carlos (vocals on 2).


Classics Volume 19

A&M CD 2517

 

Produced by: Herb Alpert, Lani Hall, Sergio Mendes, Allee Willis

Released 1987

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Send In The Clowns (2:21) - from HELLO ITS ME

2.       Hello It’s Me (3:34) - from HELLO ITS ME

3.       Mister Blue (Misty Blue) (3:27) - from SWEET BIRD

4.       Happy Woman (Happy Man) (2:34) - from HELLO ITS ME

5.       I Don’t Want You To Go (4:42) - from BLUSH

6.       Vincent (5:56) - from SUN DOWN LADY

7.       We Could Be Flying (3:55) - from SUN DOWN LADY

8.       Love Song (2:55) - from SUN DOWN LADY

9.       Come What May (4:33) - from BLUSH

10.    Early Mornin’ Strangers (3:38) - from SWEET BIRD

11.    How Can I Tell You (2:57) - from SUN DOWN LADY

12.    So Long (2:55) - from DOUBLE OR NOTHING

13.    Midnight Lovers (3:28) - from COLLECTIBLES

14.    To Know (4:19) - from DOUBLE OR NOTHING

15.    The Moon Is All Alone (Like Me) (3:21) - from SWEET BIRD

16.    Never Say Never Again (3:09) - from COLLECTIBLES


Lo Mejor De Lani

AyM SP 37018 (LP)

A&M 8360 37018-2 (CD)

 

Produced by: Juan Carlos Calderon, Camilo Sesto, Albert Hammond, and Allee Willis

Released 1987

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Te Quiero Asi (3:40) - from LANI

2.       Es Facil Amar (4:01) - from ES FACIL AMAR

3.       Corazon Encadenado (4:00) - from LANI HALL

4.       Brasil ’66 Medley (5:57) - from LANI

5.       Un Amor Asi (3:12) - from ES FACIL AMAR

6.       Lo Que Siento Hoy Por Ti (4:03)

7.       Para Vivir Asi (4:01) - from LANI HALL

8.       Si Tu Fueras Capaz (3:28) - from LANI HALL

9.       ¿Estare Enamorada? (3:08) - from LANI

10.    Te Seguire (3:29) - from LANI


Brasil Nativo

Windham Hill Jazz 01934 11372-2

 

Produced  by Lani Hall and Herb Alpert

Arrangements by Lani Hall, Eddie Del Barrio, Dori Caymmi, Heitor Pereira and Herb Alpert

Released July 28, 1998

 

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Track Listing:

 

1.       Tres Curumins  (Dori Caymmi-Paulo Cesar Pinheiro) 5:04

2.       Smile (Sorri)  (Geoffrey Parsons-James Phillips-Charles Chaplin) 3:58

3.       Viola Fora De Moda/Zanzibar  (Capinan-Edu Lobo / Edu Lobo) 4:10

4.       Velho Piano (No Place To Hide) (Dori Caymmi-Paulo Cesar Pinheiro-[Eng. Lani Hall]) 3:31

5.       Brasil Nativo (Danilo Caymmi-Paulo Cesar Pinheiro) 6:11

6.       Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben) 4:37

7.       Historia Antiga (Dori Caymmi-Paulo Cesar Pinheiro) 3:55

8.       Saudades De Casa (Meant To Be) (Ivan Lins-Vitor Martins-[Eng. Lani Hall]) 3:11

9.       Varadero (Joao Bosco-[Eng. Lani Hall]) 3:55

10.    Amor De Indio (Beto Guedes/Ronaldo Bastos) 3:56

11.    Waters Of March (Antonio Carlos Jobim) 5:06

 

Musicians:  Lani Hall (vocals on all; sampled vocals on 2, 6, 8; string pad on 5), Dori Caymmi (vocal on 2, 3, 7, and 10; acoustic guitar on 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, and 10), Herb Alpert (trumpet on 1, 3 and 6; flugelhorn on 9), Heitor Pereira (guitars on 2, 3, 5, and 9), Nathan East (electric bass on 2), Paulinho Da Costa (percussion on 2, 3, 5, 6, and 9), Eddie Del Barrio (strings on 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; piano on 4, 8, and 11; keyboards on 6 and 9; pulse on 6), Jimmy Johnson (fretless bass on 3, 6, and 9), Michael Shapiro (drums on 3, 5, 6, and 9), Michael Fischer (electronic atmosphere on 6)



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