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On June 27, 2006.

On June 27, 2006, “Koch Records” label released “Rendezvous in Rio”, the sixteenth Michael Franks album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by John Rozenberg.

Personnel:

  • Michael Franks – vocals
  • Carmen Cuesta-Loeb, Pamela Driggs, Larry Hoppen – vocals
  • Robbie Dupree – vocals, background vocals
  • Beth Reineke, Veronica Nunn, Leslie Ritter– background vocals
  • Mike DeMicco, Romero Lubambo, Marc Shulman, Dwight Sills – guitar
  • Chuck Loeb – guitar, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, programming
  • Jeff Lorber – keyboards, arranger, drum programming, engineer, percussion programming
  • Scott Petito – keyboards, bass, mixing, mastering
  • Alex Al, Sergio Brandão, Jimmy Haslip – bass
  • Chris Hunter, Gary Meek– saxophone, flute
  • Eric Marienthal – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Roger Burn – piano, keyboards, vibraphone, programming
  • David Sancious – piano, keyboards
  • Charles Blenzig – keyboards, arranger, programming
  • Vinnie Colaiuta, Wolfgang Haffner, Brian Dunne, Michael White, Michael White- drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums, percussion
  • Café – percussion
  • Andy Suzuki – woodwind
  • Megan Denver – art direction, design, photography
  • Dion Ogust – photography

Track listing:

  1. Under the Sun – Michael Franks
  2. Rendezvous In Rio – Charles Blenzig, Michael Franks
  3. The Cool School – Michael Franks
  4. Samba de Soho – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Ronaldo Bastos
  5. Rendezvous In Rio – Michael Franks
  6. Scatsville – Michael Franks
  7. The Chemistry Of Love – Michael Franks
  8. Hearing “Take Five – Michael Franks
  9. The Question Is Why – Michael Franks
  10. Songbirds – Michael Franks

On June 1, 1999.

On June 1, 1999, “Windham Hill” label released “Barefoot on the Beach”, the fourteenth Michael Franks studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Chuck Loeb and Jimmy Haslip.

Personnel:

  • Michael Franks, Valerie Simpson – vocals
  • Carmen Cuesta, Lani Groves, Tawatha Agee – backing vocals
  • Jimmy Haslip, Will Lee – bass
  • John Patitucci – double bass
  • Brian Dunne, Shawn Pelton, Steve Gadd, Wolfgang Haffner – drums
  • James Hynes – flugelhorn
  • David Mann, Chris Hunter – flute
  • Chuck Loeb, Jay Azzolina, Jeff Mironov, Steve Khan – guitar
  • Charles Blenzig, Jimmy Haslip, Chris Palmaro, Mike Ricchiuti – keyboards
  • Bashiri Johnson, David Charles, Wolfgang Haffner – percussion
  • Bob James – piano
  • Chris Hunter, Andy Snitzer, Bob Mintzer, Michael Brecker – saxophone
  • Jim Beard – strings
  • Birch Johnson – trombone
  • Larry Lunetta, Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Dave Samuels – vibraphone

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Franks, except where noted.

  1. Barefoot on the Beach – Charles Blenzig, Michael Franks
  2. Heart Like an Open Book
  3. Now Love Has No End
  4. The Fountain of Youth
  5. When You Smiled at Me
  6. Double Talk
  7. Every Time She Whispers
  8. Why Spring Ain’t Here
  9. A Walk in the Rain
  10. Smooth
  11. Like Moon Behind a Cloud