Personnel: Bobby McFerrin (vocals, percussion); Cheryl Bentyne , Jon Hendricks, Alan Paul, The Manhattan Transfer, Tim Hauser (vocals); Paul Jackson, Jr. (guitar); Bob Mintzer (bass clarinet, saxophone, EWI); Scott Wendholt (trumpet); Russell Ferrante (piano, synthesizer); Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock (piano); Judd Miller (synthesizer, programming); William Kennedy (drums); Paulinho Da Costa (percussion).
Recording information: Carnegie Hall, NY, NY (1985-1990); ocean way (1985-1990); Power Station, New York, NY (1985-1990); Wolftrap, Vienna, VA (1985-1990).
Photographer: Ray Avery.
The highlights of vocal acrobat Bobby McFerrin's eclectic career are featured on this collection, which includes samples of his work with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Chick Corea, the Yellowjackets, Manhattan Transfer, and Jon Hendricks. Among the selections are "Spain," "Blue Bossa," and the cloying hit "Don't Worry, Be Happy." ~ Jason Ankeny