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David Foster & Friends – Hit Man

Hit ManThere is no other producer, writer and composer who deserves the title Hit Man like David Foster. In his career he had created numerous mega hits. David received 15 GRAMMY awards and has worked with stars like Barbara Streisand, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, John Lennon, Diana Ross, George Harrison, and Rod Stewart.

Starting his career as in-demand keyboardist in 1973, he reached the summit in the 80’s with hits like Chicago’s Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Peter Cetera’s The Glory of Love, and John Parr’s Man in Motion (St. Elmo’s Fire soundtrack). Celine Dion’s first No.1 hit, The Power of Love, Natalie Cole’s Unforgettable, Have You Ever by Brandy, Music of My Heart by Gloria Estefan with N’Sync, Barbra Streisand’s haunting single Somewhere are further milestones in the 90’s. Unbreak My Heart (Toni Braxton), I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston), I Swear (All-4-One), and Because You Loved Me (Celine Dion) followed.

His new project David Foster & Friends – Hit Man (2008) is the recording of a one-night only show in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas last spring captured in an excellent CD/DVD-set. The album starts with the Love Theme From St. Elmo’s Fire featuring Platinum awarded saxophonist Kenny G. The original soundtrack was released in 1985. The sentimental theme encompasses the feelings of a group of friends that have just graduated from Georgetown University and their adjustment to their post-university lives and the responsibilities of encroaching adulthood

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