Patti Austin – End Of A Rainbow (1976/2013) DSF DSD64 + Hi-Res FLAC

Patti Austin – End Of A Rainbow (1976/2013)
DSD64 (.dsf) 1 bit/2,8 MHz | Time – 39:21 minutes | 1,55 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 39:21 minutes | 839 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: e-Onkyo | Genre: Soul | © CTI Records

Originally issued in 1976, “End Of A Rainbow” was Patti Austin’s solo debut album for CTI Records. Although less commercial success, this album was one of the first ever to be exclusively devoted to the Quiet Storm “sound” that was just-then blossoming. Patti’s soulful, tender and at times wistful and melancholic vocals are nothing short of exquisite. Patti wrote eight tracks herself and CTI boss Creed Taylor obviously spared no expenses in getting the best session players for this cult classic.


01 – Say You Love Me
02 – In My Life
03 – You Don’t Have To Say You’re Sorry
04 – More Today Than Yesterday
05 – Give It Time
06 – There Is No Time
07 – What’s At The End Of A Rainbow
08 – This Side Of Heaven
09 – Sweet Sadie The Savior

Patti Austin – vocals
Randy Brecker – trumpet
Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone
Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone
Richard Tee – clavinet
Michael Abene – piano
Barry Miles – synthesizer
Eric Gale, Steve Khan – guitar
Jeff Berlin, Will Lee, Chuck Rainey – bass
Steve Gadd, Andy Newmark – drums
Ralph MacDonald – percussion
Vivian Cherry, Frank Floyd, Gwen Guthrie, Zachary Sanders – background vocals
Harry Cykman, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Paul Gershman, Harry Glickman, Emanuel Green, Harold Kohon, Harry Lookofsky, Guy Lumia, Joe Malin, David Nadien, Max Pollikoff, Matthew Raimondi, Richard Sortomme – violin
Al Brown, Ted Israel, Manny Vardi – viola
Charles McCracken, Alan Shulman – cello
Chuck Israels – arco bass
Gloria Agostini – harp

Conducted by Bob James. Arranged by David Matthews.
Produced by Creed Taylor. Engineered by Alan Varner, Joe Jorgensen & Rudy Van Gelder.
Recorded at Mediasound Studios in New York City and Van Gelder Studios in Englewood, New Jersey in April, May and June 1976.



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