Craig Chaquico "Panorama: The Best Of Craig Chaquico"

Craig Chaquico "Panorama: The Best Of Craig Chaquico"

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Craig Chaquico
Panorama: The Best Of Craig Chaquico
The Story
Featuring gently rhythmic atmospheres with energetic rock rhythms around picture perfect, acoustic guitar driven melodies, former Jefferson Starship guitarist and Grammy nominated solo artist Craig Chaquico defined instrumental musical excitement in the 1990s. Celebrating the diversity and spiritual energy of this unique artist, "Panorama: The Best Of Craig Chaquico" features twelve classic tracks, two brand new compositions ("Cafe Carnival" and "Beyond Words") and appearances by smooth jazz stars Peter White, Richard Elliot, 3rd Force and John Klemmer. Chaquico has long embraced the past, present and future with rare spiritual and musical insight. "Panorama: The Best Of Craig Chaquico" is an invitation for fans long-time and new to reflect upon the joys of this experience and join in the universal celebration of music and life.
The Music
06:37 Native Tongue Instrumental
06:52 Sacred Ground Instrumental
05:22 Forbidden Love Instrumental
05:58 Gathering Of The Tribes Instrumental
04:14 Cafe Carnival Instrumental
06:32 Return Of The Eagle Instrumental
04:13 Gypsy Nights Instrumental
03:26 Lights Out San Francisco Instrumental
03:59 Beyond Words Instrumental
04:40 Blue Universe Instrumental
03:18 Sweet Talk Instrumental
03:59 Autumn Blue Instrumental
05:20 Find Your Way Back Instrumental
04:56 Gypsy Nights Instrumental
The Artists
Craig Chaquico Guitars, Additional Programming, Production, Engineering, Mixing, Photography
Ozzie Ahlers Keyboards, Synth Bass, Percussion, Programming, Production, Engineering, Mixing
Jim Reitzel Bass, Studio Technical Support
Wade Olson Drums
Kevin Paladini Sax
Alain Eskinasi Grooves, Percussion
Richard Elliot Sax ("Sweet Talk", "Autumn Blue")
John Klemmer Sax ("Blue Universe")
Peter White Spanish Guitar ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Lenny Castro Percussion ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Gregg Karukas Piano, Synth ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Larry Kimpel Bass ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Carlos Vega Drums ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Ray Yslas Percussion ("Cafe Carnival")
Craig Dobbin Additional Programming, Piano ("Beyond Words")
William Aura Vox Percussion, Programming and Additional Keyboards ("Blue Universe", "Beyond Words"), Mixing, Digital Mastering, Editing
Richard Hardy Sax ("Beyond Words")
Bill Heller Additional Keyboards, Programming ("Forbidden Love", "Cafe Carnival")
Derek Jones Bass ("Forbidden Love")
Alex Marlowe Additional Percussion ("Forbidden Love")
Eric Zobler Engineering ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Paul Brown Engineering and Mixing ("Lights Out San Francisco")
Russ Freeman Mixing ("Forbidden Love")
Nick Sodano Mixing ("Forbidden Love")
Doug Sax Mastering ("Forbidden Love")
Matt Marshall Executive Production
Dan Selene Executive Production
Bill Merryfield Design
W. Warren Cover Photography
Karen Miller Photography
Bill Jewel Mt. Tam with Moon Watercolor
Bill Reitzel Photography
Recorded at Lunatunes (Mill Valley, CA) and OzWorld (Novato, CA).

Additional recording and mixing at Auravision Studios (Ojai, CA).

Digitally mastered and edited at Quad Tech Digital (Los Angeles, CA).

"Lights Out San Francisco" recorded and mixed at Alpha Studios (Burbank, CA).

"Forbidden Love" mixed at Cheyenne Mountain Ranch Studios (Woodland Park, CO) and mastered at The Mastering Lab (Hollywood, CA).