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The Rippingtons - Moonlighting album download
The Rippingtons - Moonlighting album download
Performer: The Rippingtons
Title: Moonlighting
Country: Germany
Released: 1986
Style: Smooth Jazz
Rating: 4.7/5
FLAC size: 1174 mb | MP3 size: 1356 mb | WMA size: 1775 mb
Genre: Jazz

Moonlighting is the debut album by the contemporary jazz ensemble The Rippingtons. It was released in 1986 on the GRP label, and reached on Billboard's Jazz chart. This is also the first appearance of the Jazz Cat on the album cover by artist Bill Mayer. The Jazz Cat has since been on the cover of every Rippingtons album. all songs written by Russ Freeman). Moonlighting" - 6:41. Russ Freeman: Electric Guitar and solo, additional keyboards. Brandon Fields: Alto Saxophone.

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This album has an average beat per minute of 108 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 94/128 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Moonlighting. BPM Profile Moonlighting. Album starts at 103BPM, ends at 103BPM (+0), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by The Rippingtons.

Released in 1986, this album not only stands as a genre-defining primer on what has become known as smooth jazz, but it also helped launch the careers of various artists whose music has been crucial to the genre's vitality

The Rippingtons are a Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz group, founded by guitarist and composer Russ Freeman in 1985. The group has passed the thirty year mark, and continues to innovate. Under Freeman's production, the group has released 22 albums, all of which have attained top 5 Billboard status, with 5 of them reaching Their debut album, "Moonlighting", which Jazziz magazine has called "the number one most influential contemporary jazz album of all time

Album: Moonlighting, 1986. The Rippingtons ・ Moonlighting.

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Moonlighting is a post-fusion contemporary music album recording by THE RIPPINGTONS released in 1986 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. THE RIPPINGTONS - Moonlighting. Filed under Post-Fusion Contemporary By THE RIPPINGTONS.


1 Moonlighting 6:41
2 She Likes To Watch 5:33
3 Angela 4:45
4 Dreams 5:08
5 Mirage 4:18
6 Calypso Cafe 4:42
7 Open All Night 4:48
8 Intimate Strangers 5:40

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Bellaphon Germany
  • Made By – Interpress
  • Published By – Who's Hacking Music


  • Alto Saxophone – Brandon Fields (tracks: 1, 5, 6)
  • Artwork [Front Cover] – Bill Mayer
  • Bass – Bill Lanphier (tracks: 2, 3, 5 to 7)
  • Bass, Soloist – Jimmy Johnson (tracks: 1)
  • Classical Guitar – Russ Freeman (tracks: 3)
  • Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Russ Freeman
  • Design, Art Direction – Kathleen Covert
  • Drums – Steve Reid (tracks: 5), Tony Morales (tracks: 1 to 4, 6 to 8)
  • Electric Guitar – Russ Freeman (tracks: 1, 2, 6)
  • Electronic Wind Instrument – David Koz* (tracks: 4, 8)
  • Engineer – Steven Sharp*
  • Executive-Producer – Jim Snowden
  • Guitar – Russ Freeman (tracks: 2, 6)
  • Guitar Synthesizer – Russ Freeman (tracks: 2, 3)
  • Guitar, Soloist – Russ Freeman (tracks: 1)
  • Keyboards – Gregg Karukas
  • Mixed By – Russ Freeman , Steve Reid , Steven Sharp*
  • Percussion – Steve Reid (tracks: 4 to 6, 8)
  • Percussion [EMU Programming] – Steve Reid (tracks: 1, 7)
  • Percussion [EMV] – Steve Reid (tracks: 2)
  • Piano [Acoustic] – David Benoit (tracks: 3 to 5, 8)
  • Soprano Saxophone – Kenny G (tracks: 2, 7)
  • Sounds [EMU Soundscape] – Steve Reid (tracks: 1)


Recorded & Mixed July 11 - August 8, 1986 at Juniper Studios, Glendale, CA

℗ 1986
Manufactured and Marketed in Europe by Bellaphon, West Germany

Print on CD ring: Interpress Compact Disc Made in W. Germany

David Benoit appears courtesy of GRP Records
Kenny G appears courtesy of Arista Records
Russ Freeman appears courtesy of Brainchild Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4003098801920
  • Label Code: LC 8397
  • Matrix / Runout: INTERPRESS DIGIP PJCD88019

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PJCD 88019 The Rippingtons Moonlighting ‎(CD, Album) Passport Records PJCD 88019 Germany 1986
UMKH 420 The Rippingtons Moonlighting ‎(LP) Passport Jazz, Umkhonto Records UMKH 420 South Africa 1986
TC-GRC 9605 The Rippingtons Moonlighting ‎(Cass, Album) GRP TC-GRC 9605 Indonesia 1986
GRC-9605 The Rippingtons Moonlighting ‎(Cass, Album) GRP GRC-9605 US 1986
MVCR-22, GRD-9605 The Rippingtons Moonlighting ‎(CD, Album, RE) GRP, GRP MVCR-22, GRD-9605 Japan 1991