Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Trickle Trickle
2:23
2 Gloria
3:01
3 Operator
3:13
4 Helpless
2:57
5 Ray's Rockhouse
5:10
6 Heart's Desire
2:46
7 Zindy Lou
2:55
8 Mystery
5:03
9 Baby Come Back to Me (The Morse Code of Love)
2:56
10 Route 66
2:57
11 Java Jive
2:48
12 Chanson D'amour
2:58
13 Foreign Affair
3:56
14 Smile Again
4:37
15 Spice of Life
3:44
16 The Speak Up Mambo (Cuentame)
3:04
17 Soul Food to Go (Sina)
5:18
18 So You Say (Esquinas)
5:00
19 Boy From New York City
3:42
20 Twilight Zone / Twilight Tone
6:06
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Four Brothers
3:52
2 Blee Blop Blues
3:07
3 Candy
3:31
4 A Gal in Calico
2:42
5 Love for Sale
4:01
6 On a Little Street in Singapore
3:19
7 Tuxedo Junction
3:06
8 That Cat Is High
2:56
9 Body and Soul
4:30
10 Meet Benny Bailey
3:36
11 Sing Joy Spring
7:14
12 To You
3:57
13 Down South Camp Meetin'
3:04
14 Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)
5:22
15 Why Not! (Manhattan Carnival)
2:37
16 Another Night in Tunisia
4:16
17 Capim
5:11
18 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
3:52
19 Birdland
6:02

Credits

CD 1

vocoder:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 5)
vocoder programming:
Craig Harris (trombone) (track 5)
drums:
John Robinson (session drummer) (track 15)
synthesizer:
Casey Young (track 15)
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 5)
synthesizer programming:
Casey Young (track 15)
Craig Harris (trombone) (track 5)
guitar:
David Williams (Guitarist) (track 15)
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (track 15)
bass:
Neil Stubenhaus (track 15)
synclavier:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 5)
synclavier programming:
Craig Harris (trombone) (track 5)
brass [horn section]:
Gary Grant (track 15)
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (track 15)
Ernie Watts (track 15)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 15)
Jerry Hey (track 15)
brass [horn] arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 15)
Rod Temperton (track 15)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 15)
Rhodes piano:
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 15)
drum machine:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 5)
associate producer:
composer:
Derek Bramble (track 15)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 5)
Djavan (track 17)
Rod Temperton (track 15)
engineer:
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (track 15)
guest solo harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 15)
instruments:
John Robinson (session drummer) (track 15)
instruments arranger:
John Barnes (US soul songwriter, keyboardist, synthesizer & pianist aka LA Jay) (track 5)
Rod Temperton (track 15)
lyricist:
Derek Bramble (track 15)
Doug Fieger (track 17)
Jon Hendricks (track 5)
Rod Temperton (track 15)
mixer:
Kevin Clark (Engineer & Songwriter) (track 15)
producer:
Richard Rudolph (track 15)
Tim Hauser (track 5)
recorded by:
Elliot Scheiner (track 5)
remixer:
Elliot Scheiner (track 5)
solo vocals:
Jon Hendricks (track 5)
vocals:
Cheryl Bentyne (tracks 5, 15)
Tim Hauser (tracks 5, 15)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (tracks 5, 15)
Janis Siegel (tracks 5, 15)
vocals arranger:
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (track 5)
Rod Temperton (track 15)
writer:
George Davis (US songwriter - singer, doo-wop era) (track 19)
William Spivery (track 3)
John Taylor (songwriter & saxophone player John Isaac Taylor) (track 19)
Milton Drake (– 1940) (track 11)
Ben Oakland (– 1940) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Java Jive (track 11)
Operator (track 3)
recording of:
Spice of Life (track 15)
Ray's Rockhouse (1985) (track 5)
version of:
Sina (track 17)

CD 2

trumpet:
Sonny Cohn (track 2)
Johnny Coles (track 2)
Byron Stripling (track 2)
Snooky Young (track 2)
drums:
Ralph Humphrey (track 11)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (track 12)
Grady Tate (track 2)
guitar:
Freddie Green (track 2)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 2)
Richard Davis (American jazz bassist) (track 12)
John Patitucci (track 11)
saxophone:
Eric Dixon (track 2)
Kenny Hing (track 2)
Marshall Royal (track 2)
Danny Turner (jazz saxophonist) (track 2)
John Williams (saxophone & clarinet, Count Basie Orchestra) (track 2)
piano:
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (track 11)
Tommy Flanagan (track 12)
Yaron Gershovsky (track 2)
trombone:
Clarence Banks (track 2)
Bill Hughes (trombone) (track 2)
Charles Loper (track 2)
Mel Wanzo (track 2)
composer:
Count Basie (track 2)
Clifford Brown (track 11)
Dizzy Gillespie (track 16)
Jimmy Giuffre (track 12)
Quincy Jones (track 10)
Frank Paparelli (track 16)
A.K. Salim (track 2)
Arthur Schwartz (track 4)
Joe Zawinul (track 19)
Cole Porter (1930) (track 5)
conductor:
Dennis Wilson (jazz trombonist) (track 2)
guest percussion:
Bobby McFerrin (track 16)
guest bass vocals:
Bobby McFerrin (track 16)
guest lead vocals:
Bobby McFerrin (track 16)
guest vocals:
Mike Beisner (track 12)
Bob Flanigan (track 12)
The Four Freshmen (track 12)
Autie Goodman (track 12)
Rod Henley (track 12)
Bobby McFerrin (track 16)
instruments arranger:
Dennis Wilson (jazz trombonist) (track 2)
lyricist:
Jon Hendricks (tracks 2, 10–12, 16)
Leo Robin (track 4)
Cole Porter (1930) (track 5)
orchestra:
producer:
Tim Hauser (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
recorded by:
Elliot Scheiner (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
remixer:
Elliot Scheiner (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
solo trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 11)
solo vocals:
Tim Hauser (tracks 2, 11)
Jon Hendricks (track 16)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (track 12)
Janis Siegel (tracks 2, 11)
Cheryl Bentyne (track 2)
vocals:
Tim Hauser (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
Alan Paul (Member of Manhattan Transfer) (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
Janis Siegel (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
Cheryl Bentyne (tracks 2, 11–12, 16)
vocals arranger:
Bobby McFerrin (track 16)
Janis Siegel (tracks 2, 11)
Cheryl Bentyne (track 16)
Dick Reynolds (track 12)
Dennis Wilson (jazz trombonist) (track 2)
writer:
Billy Hill (Songwriter and standards composer) (track 6)
Peter de Rose (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 5)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 16)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 16)
cover recording of:
A Gal in Calico (track 4)
Birdland (track 19)
Love for Sale (track 5)
recording of:
Meet Benny Bailey (track 10)
Another Night in Tunisia (1985) (track 16)
Blee Blop Blues (1985) (track 2)
Sing Joy Spring (1985) (track 11)
To You (1985) (track 12)
version of:
Night in Tunisia (instrumental) (track 16)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000032VC [info]