Artist: Brandon Fields Title Of Album: Part Time Lover Year Of Release: 1997 Label: Pony Canyon Genre: Jazz / Fusion Format: FLAC (tracks) Bitrate: Lossless Total Time: 58:56 min Total Size: 420 MB
01. Higher Ground 02. Bird Of Beauty 03. I Wish 04. Go home 05. My Cherie Amour 06. Kiss Lonely Goodbye 07. I Can't Help It 08. Too High 09. Part Time Lover 10. Lookin' For Another Pure Love 11. Too Shy To Say
Brandon Fields - tenor,alt,soprano saxophones; Michel Forman - fender rhodes,keyboards & piano on#11; James Harrah - electric & acoustic guitar; John Pena - electric bass; Abe Laboriel Jr. - drums.
Born in Indiana and raised by music loving parents in Santa Ana, California, Brandon started playing the piano at age five, violin at eight and was enamored with the alto saxophone by ten. He began working as a freelance musician while still a teenager, and moved to the Los Angeles area in 1982 to embrace the inspiring local club and studio scene. As a sideman, his recording credits reflect his eclectic influences, including Tower of Power, Earth Wind & Fire, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Nancy Wilson, Jewel, B.B. King, Everclear, Bonnie Raitt, Babyface, Toto, Luther Vandross, Luis Miguel, Al Jarreau, Robben Ford, Bobby Caldwell, Los Lobotomys, The Rippingtons, Nancy Sinatra, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, The Temptations, Buzz Feiten, Michael McDonald, Randy Newman, Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers, David Garfield, Lionel Richie, Queen Latifah, Rob Thomas, Engelbert Humperdink, Harry Connick Jr., O.D.B, and Dave Weckl. Brandon has also been a featured player on several movie soundtracks, including Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Class Action, Bull Durham, 2 Days in The Valley, The Preacher's Wife, Waiting to Exhale and Dreamgirls. He received a 2002 Album of the Year Latin Grammy for Alejandro Sanz Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte and performed on Ray Charles' 2005 Grammy slamming Genius Loves Company. As a clinician for Selmer Saxophones and Rico Reeds, Brandon has taught at some of the premier music camps and schools around the world. He has toured with several prominent performers including George Benson (1985-86), Kenny Loggins (1987), The Rippingtons (1987-89), Tower of Power (early 1990's), Earth Wind and Fire (1995), and the Dave Weckl Band (1998-2002). Since June 2006 he has been performing with Barry Manilow for the legendary star's house gig at the Las Vegas Hilton.