The Best of David Benoit 1987–1995

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The Best of David Benoit 1987–1995
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Compilation album by
ReleasedOctober 24, 1995 (1995-10-24)
Recorded1995 at various locations
LabelGRP Records
ProducerCarl Griffin
David Benoit chronology
Shaken Not Stirred
The Best of David Benoit 1987–1995
Remembering Christmas
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars [1]

The Best of David Benoit 1987–1995 is an album by American pianist David Benoit released in 1994, recorded for the GRP label. The album reached #25 on Billboard's Jazz chart.[2]
The Best of David Benoit 1987–1995 is a retrospective of Benoit's GRP releases, and also contains some previously unreleased material.

Track listing[]

No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
1."Drive Time"
Previously Unreleased4:36
2."Every Step of the Way"
Every Step of the Way (1988)4:02
3."Cast Your Fate to the Wind"
Waiting for Spring (1989)3:13
4."Searching For June"
  • David Benoit
  • Russ Freeman
Previously Unreleased4:41
5."M.W.A. (Musicians With Attitude)"
  • David Benoit
  • Marcel East
  • Nathan East
Inner Motion (1990)4:36
6."Linus and Lucy"Vince GuaraldiHappy Anniversary, Charlie Brown (1989)3:28
7."Kei's Song"David BenoitFreedom at Midnight (1987)4:36
8."The Key to You"
Every Step of the Way5:01
9."Freedom At Midnight"
  • David Benoit
  • Nathan East
Freedom At Midnight4:10
10."Still Standing"
  • David Benoit
  • Nathan East
Shadows (1991)5:11
11."Wailea"David BenoitShaken Not Stirred4:29
12."Letter To Evan"Bill EvansLetter to Evan (1992)5:12
13."Urban Daydreams"David BenoitUrban Daydreams (1989)5:48
14."Mediterranean Nights"
  • David Benoit
  • Russ Freeman
The Benoit/Freeman Project (1994)6:55
Total length:65:58


Track information and credits adapted from AllMusic,[3] then verified from the album's liner notes.[4]


Chart (1995) Peak
US Top Jazz Albums (Billboard)[2] 25


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b "David Benoit Chart History (Top Jazz Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
  3. ^ "David Benoit - The Best of David Benoit 1987-1995". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  4. ^ The Best of David Benoit 1987-1995 (liner notes). David Benoit. GRP. 1995. GRD-9831.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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