1 in stock

David Sanborn ‎– As We Speak

Label: Warner Bros. Records – 9 23650-1, Warner Bros. Records – 1-23650
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Winchester Pressing
Country: US
Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style: Fusion


A1 Port Of Call
Bass Clarinet  Bob Mintzer
Clavinet  George Duke
Guitar  Buzzy Feiten
Written-By  Dan Sembello*, Michael Sembello
A2 Better Believe It
Synthesizer  Lance Ong
Written-By  Marcus Miller
A3 Rush Hour
Written-By  Marcus Miller
A4 Over And Over
Organ [Hammond B-3]  James Skelton
Saxophone  Bill Evans (3)
Written-By  Don Freeman, Marcus Miller
A5 Back Again
Backing Vocals  Cruz Baca Sembello*
Percussion  Malando Gassama
Synthesizer, Synthesizer [IRT Strings]  Spike (69)
Vocals  Michael Sembello
Written-By  Dennis Belfield, Don Freeman
B1 As We Speak
Synthesizer [IRT Strings]  Spike (69)
Written-By  David Sanborn, Michael Sembello
B2 Straight To The Heart
Written-By  Marcus Miller
B3 Rain On Christmas
Synthesizer  Lance Ong
Synthesizer [IRT Strings]  Spike (69)
Written-By  David Sanborn
B4 Love Will Come Someday
Backing Vocals  Cruz Baca Sembello*
French Horn  Robert A. Martin*
Synthesizer [IRT Strings]  Spike (69)
Vocals  Michael Sembello
Written-By  David Batteau, Michael Sembello

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At  Warner Bros. Recording Studios
  • Recorded At  George Massenburg Studios
  • Recorded At  Mediasound
  • Recorded At  Soundworks, New York
  • Mixed At  Record Plant, Los Angeles
  • Mastered At  Precision Lacquer
  • Mastered At  Sheffield Lab Matrix – △1548
  • Pressed By  Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester


  • Art Direction  Richard Seireeni
  • Art Direction, Design  Christine Sauers
  • Bass  Marcus Miller
  • Coordinator [Production]  Ilyce Weiner
  • Drums  Omar Hakim
  • Engineer [Assistant]  Barbara Rooney, Greg Mann*, Mike Morongell*, Rudy Hill (2), Wayne Yurglin*
  • Engineer [Second]  Karat Faye
  • Engineer, Mixed By  Howard Siegel
  • Guitar  Michael Sembello
  • Illustration [Cover Illustration]  Kohei Onishi
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer  Don Freeman
  • Mastered By  Stephen Marcussen
  • Percussion  Paulinho Da Costa
  • Photography By  Michael Halsband
  • Producer  Robert Margouleff
  • Saxophone  David Sanborn


Similar release as David Sanborn - As We Speak but with coloured WB logo in upper center and five very light grey WB logos around the perimeter of the labels.

Recorded at Warner Bros. Recording Studios, North Hollywood, CA. Massenburg Studios, Santa Monica, Mediasound NYC, Soundworks NYC,

Recorded on the 3M 32 Track Digital System
Mixed to 1/2" Ampex ATR Analog System

"SLM △" in the runout etching indicates that the lacquer disc was processed at, and the metal parts used to manufacture the record were made at Sheffield Lab Matrix.

Catalog # 9 23650-1 on spine, 1-23650 on labels

Runouts are etched.