One of the group's stronger, more consistent efforts from the 1990's. Full of good smooth jazz/pop tunes enhanced by some clean production. Production duties on this album were split between Chuck Loeb and SG leader Jay Beckenstein. It's a good mix - Loeb updates the band sound while Beckenstein takes the band back to their original Latin-based roots.
Peak on the US Billboard Top 200 chart: Did not chart
Tracks: Top tracks here are Silk And Satin, Havana Moonlight, and Sierra. Track 4, Springtime Laughter, would have been just fine without the vocals from Basia, but we get 'em anyway. Come to think of it, there are also a lot of background vocals on this disc (why not focus on these talented instrumentalists?!), but this is a small complaint. Overall, a very listenable, radio-friendly album.
Personal Memory Associated with this CD: None
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