and together with Jay Graydon he formed the band Airplay, whose album of the same name is often labeled as important within the west coast AOR genre.In 1975, he played on George Harrison's album Extra Texture.As was typical of his producing projects from this time period, Foster was a cowriter on songs such as the US Chart No. Foster also helped Cetera cowrite (along with Cetera's wife Diane Nini) his US No. Foster cowrote Kenny Loggins's songs "Forever" (US No.
They have allegedly been together for several months - and a source told the magazine the relationship is now 'serious'.
Elmo's Fire, including the instrumental "Love Theme from St. He collaborated with then-wife Linda Thompson on the song "I Have Nothing", sung by Whitney Houston in the 1992 film The Bodyguard; the couple also appeared in the film's Oscars scene as the conductor and an Academy member.
In 1985 Foster also co-wrote and produced "Tears are Not Enough" which reached top 15 status.
Foster was a major contributor to the 1979 Earth, Wind and Fire album I Am, both as a studio player and arranger, as well as being a cowriter on six of the album's tracks.
The most noteworthy being the song "After the Love Has Gone" for which Foster, and his cowriters Jay Graydon and Bill Champlin, won the 1980 Grammy Award for Best R&B Song.
Foster has won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations.