Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 It Feels So Good
8:16
2 Mister Magic
9:01
3 Do Dat
4:28
4 Summer Song
7:38
5 A Secret Place
8:14
6 Ain't No Sunshine
8:33
7 Masterpiece
13:20

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Wally Kane (1973-03) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1973-03) (track 7)
violin:
Julius Brand (1971-09) (track 6)
Paul Gershman (1971-09) (track 6)
Julius Held (1971-09) (track 6)
Leo Kahn (1971-09) (track 6)
Harry Katzman (1971-09) (track 6)
Raoul Polikian (1971-09) (track 6)
Max Pollikoff (1971-09) (track 6)
Paul Winter (violin) (1971-09) (track 6)
Harry Cykman (1973-03) (track 7)
Max Ellen (1973-03) (track 7)
Paul Gershman (1973-03) (track 7)
Emanuel Green (1973-03) (track 7)
Harold Kohon (1973-03) (track 7)
Charles Libove (1973-03) (track 7)
Harry Lookofsky (1973-03) (track 7)
Joe Malin (1973-03) (track 7)
David Nadien (1973-03) (track 7)
Gene Orloff (1973-03) (track 7)
Elliot Rosoff (1973-03) (track 7)
Max Ellen (1974-11) (track 2)
Paul Gershman (1974-11) (track 2)
Harry Glickman (1974-11) (track 2)
Harold Kohon (1974-11) (track 2)
Harry Lookofsky (1974-11) (track 2)
Joe Malin (1974-11) (track 2)
David Nadien (1974-11) (track 2)
Matthew Raimondi (1974-11) (track 2)
electric bass guitar:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1973-03) (track 7)
cello:
Maurice Brown (jazz cellist) (1971-09) (track 6)
Charles McCracken (1971-09) (track 6)
Alan Shulman (cellist and composer) (1971-09) (track 6)
Anthony Sophos (1971-09) (track 6)
Seymour Barab (1973-03) (track 7)
Charles McCracken (1973-03) (track 7)
George Ricci (1973-03) (track 7)
Charles McCracken (1974-11) (track 2)
Alan Shulman (cellist and composer) (1974-11) (track 2)
oboe:
George Marge (1973-03) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1973-03) (track 7)
trumpet:
Thad Jones (1971-09) (track 6)
Eugene Young (1971-09) (track 6)
Randall Brecker (1973-03) (track 7)
Jon Faddis (1973-03) (track 7)
John Frosk (1973-03) (track 7)
Bernie Glow (1973-03) (track 7)
Jon Faddis (1974-11) (track 2)
Marvin Stamm (1974-11) (track 2)
John Gatchell (1976-10) (track 5)
English horn:
Romeo Penque (1973-03) (track 7)
woodwind:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1978) (track 3)
viola:
Alfred Brown (viola) (1973-03) (track 7)
Theodore Israel (1973-03) (track 7)
Emanuel Vardi (1973-03) (track 7)
Al Brown (viola) (1974-11) (track 2)
Manny Vardi (1974-11) (track 2)
drums:
Idris Muhammad (1971-09) (track 6)
Idris Muhammad (1973-03) (track 7)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1974-11) (track 2)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1976-10) (track 5)
Millard Vinson (drummer) (1977-05) (track 4)
Millard "Pete" Vinson (drummer) (1978) (track 3)
recorder:
Harvey Estrin (1973-03) (track 7)
contrabass clarinet:
Wally Kane (1973-03) (track 7)
soprano saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1973-03) (track 7)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1974-11) (track 2)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1977-05) (track 4)
bassoon:
Donald McCourt (bassoonist) (1973-03) (track 7)
flute:
Harvey Estrin (1973-03) (track 7)
Wally Kane (1973-03) (track 7)
Hubert Laws (1973-03) (track 7)
George Marge (1973-03) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1973-03) (track 7)
Leslie Burrs (flutist) (1977-05) (track 4)
organ:
Richard Tee (1971-09) (track 6)
Richard Tee (1973-03) (track 7)
electric violin:
John Blake (US jazz violinist) (1977-05) (track 4)
guitar:
Eric Gale (1973-03) (track 7)
Eric Gale (1974-11) (track 2)
Eric Gale (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
Eric Gale (1976-10) (track 5)
Richard Steacker (1977-05) (track 4)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1971-09) (track 6)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1973-03) (track 7)
Gary King (bass) (1974-11) (track 2)
Anthony Jackson (US bassist) (1976-10) (track 5)
Tyrone Brown (bassist) (1977-05) (track 4)
Tyrone Brown (bassist) (1978) (track 3)
bass [arco bass]:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1973-03) (track 7)
Richard Davis (American jazz bassist) (1973-03) (track 7)
electric piano:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1971-09) (track 6)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1973-03) (track 7)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1974-11) (track 2)
percussion:
Airto Moreira (percussionist) (1971-09) (track 6)
Dave Friedman (US jazz percussionist, mainly vibraphone and marimba) (1973-03) (track 7)
Phil Kraus (1973-03) (track 7)
Ralph MacDonald (1973-03) (track 7)
Airto (percussionist) (1973-03) (track 7)
Ralph MacDonald (1974-11) (track 2)
Ralph MacDonald (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
Ralph MacDonald (1976-10) (track 5)
Leonard Gibbs (percussionist) (1977-05) (track 4)
bass saxophone:
Wally Kane (1973-03) (track 7)
keyboard:
James Simmons (pianist/keyboardist) (1977-05) (track 4)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
alto saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1973-03) (track 7)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1974-11) (track 2)
Gerry Niewood (1976-10) (track 5)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1977-05) (track 4)
saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1971-09) (track 6)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1976-10) (track 5)
piano:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1973-03) (track 7)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1974-11) (track 2)
Dave Grusin (1976-10) (track 5)
bass clarinet:
Romeo Penque (1973-03) (track 7)
piccolo:
Harvey Estrin (1973-03) (track 7)
Hubert Laws (1973-03) (track 7)
George Marge (1973-03) (track 7)
Romeo Penque (1973-03) (track 7)
baritone saxophone:
Don Ashworth (woodwind) (1971-09) (track 6)
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1974-11) (track 2)
bass trombone:
Paul Faulise (American jazz trombone player, based in New Jersey, USA.) (1973-03) (track 7)
Alan Raph (1973-03) (track 7)
Tony Studd (1973-03) (track 7)
Tony Studd (1974-11) (track 2)
horn arranger:
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1973-03) (track 7)
Jerry Dodgion (1974-11) (track 2)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1974-11) (track 2)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1977-05) (track 4)
trombone:
Wayne Andre (1971-09) (track 6)
Wayne Andre (1973-03) (track 7)
Santo Russo (1973-03) (track 7)
Wayne Andre (1974-11) (track 2)
French horn:
Thad Jones (1971-09) (track 6)
Jim Buffington (1973-03) (track 7)
Peter Gordon (French Horn) (1973-03) (track 7)
Brooks Tillotson (1973-03) (track 7)
flugelhorn:
Eugene Young (1971-09) (track 6)
Randall Brecker (1973-03) (track 7)
Jon Faddis (1973-03) (track 7)
Bernie Glow (1973-03) (track 7)
Jon Faddis (1974-11) (track 2)
Marvin Stamm (1974-11) (track 2)
arranger:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (tracks 1–2, 6–7)
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Joel Cohn (track 4)
composer:
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 1–2)
William Salter (tracks 1–2)
Bill Withers (track 6)
conductor:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1971-09) (track 6)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1973-03) (track 7)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1974-11) (track 2)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 5)
David Palmer (Engineer) (track 4)
Nils Salminen (track 3)
Rudy van Gelder (1971-09) (track 6)
Rudy van Gelder (1973-03) (track 7)
Rudy van Gelder (1974-11) (track 2)
lyricist:
Bill Withers (track 6)
producer:
Creed Taylor (tracks 1–2, 4–7)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
Rudy van Gelder (1976-10) (track 5)
Dale Ashby (1977-05) (track 4)
vocals:
Hilda Harris (1971-09) (track 6)
Marilyn Jackson (1971-09) (track 6)
Maretha Stewart (1971-09) (track 6)
Tasha Thomas (1971-09) (track 6)
Bill Eaton (US producer & arranger) (1973-03) (track 7)
Eileen Gilbert (1973-03) (track 7)
Barbara Massey (1973-03) (track 7)
Randolph Peyton (vocalist) (1973-03) (track 7)
Maeretha Stewart (1973-03) (track 7)
Bernard Thacker (1973-03) (track 7)
writer:
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 6)
Bill Withers (track 6)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 6)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1971-09) (track 6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1973-03) (track 7)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1974-11) (track 2)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1976-10) (track 5)
edits:
Mister Magic (7" single) by Grover Washington, Jr. (track 2)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Slicker Than Most by Guru (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
Masterpiece (1973-03) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 6)
medley including a cover recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (1971-09) (track 6)
medley including a instrumental cover recording of:
recording of:
Mister Magic (Mr. Magic) (1974-11) (track 2)
It Feels So Good (Feels So Good) (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 6)