For Real marks the second release for the Jim Cutler Quartet, following their debut CD JCQ. The album features eleven original compositions; eight written by Jim, one written by Phil and two from Brian. A wide variety of styles are covered, including latin jazz, funk, and hard driving swing.
- Jim Cutler (Saxophones)
- Brian Olendorf (Piano)
- Philip Demaree (Bass)
- Chris Monroe (Drums)
- James DeJoie (Bass Clarinet, track 1)