Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Never Too Much
Mary J. Blige 5:16
2 Superstar
Usher 5:56
3 'Til My Baby Comes Home
Fantasia 4:39
4 So Amazing
Beyoncé & Stevie Wonder 4:12
5 A House Is Not a Home
Aretha Franklin 5:30
6 Power of Love
Donna Summer 3:30
7 If This World Were Mine
Alicia Keys feat. Jermaine Paul 4:57
8 Anyone Who Had a Heart
Elton John feat. Luther Vandross 4:51
9 Dance With My Father
Céline Dion 4:39
10 Always & Forever
Wyclef Jean 4:36
11 If Only for One Night
Babyface 4:24
12 Here & Now
Patti LaBelle 4:29
13 Love Won't Let Me Wait
John Legend 3:56
14 Since I Lost My Baby
Angie Stone 5:24
15 Creepin'
Jamie Foxx 3:39

Credits

CD 1

violin:
David Chan (track 5)
Susan Chatman (track 1)
Robert Chausow (track 7)
Mario DeLeon (track 1)
Enrico DiCecco (violinist) (track 5)
Bruce Dukov (track 9)
Barry Finclair (track 7)
Armen Garabedian (track 1)
Berj Garabedian (track 1)
Julie Gigante (track 9)
Mariana Green-Hill (violonist and strings director) (track 7)
Hae-Young Ham (track 5)
Stanley Hunte (track 7)
Jean Ingraham (track 5)
Peter Kent (violinist) (track 1)
Lisa G. Kim (track 5)
Gwen Laster (track 7)
Natalie Leggett (tracks 1, 9)
Ann Lehmann (track 5)
Ralph D. Morris (track 9)
Sara Parkins (track 9)
Katia V. Popov (track 9)
Catherine Ro (Violinist) (track 5)
Ricky Sortomme (track 5)
Sarah Thornblade (track 9)
Josefina Vergara (track 9)
Yuri Vodovoz (track 5)
Belinda Whitney (track 7)
John Wittenberg (track 1)
Sanford Allen (track 7)
cello:
Diane Barere (track 5)
Larry Corbett (track 1)
Jeanne LeBlanc (track 5)
Richard Locker (track 5)
Astrid Schween (track 7)
Dan Smith (Cellist) (track 1)
Tahirah Whittington (cellist) (track 7)
Hammond organ [Hammond B3 organ]:
Big Jim Wright (US producer, musician, singer and songwriter aka Big Jim) (tracks 3, 14)
drums (drum set):
Teddy Campbell (tracks 3, 9)
Ralph Rolle (track 5)
Aaron Spears (track 2)
strings:
Charles Veal Jr. (track 4)
strings arranger:
Jimmy Jam (track 9)
Leon Pendarvis (track 1)
Benjamin Wright (track 4)
Ray Chew (track 7)
Larry Gold (track 13)
Paul Riser (track 1)
Steve Tirpak (track 13)
strings co-arranger:
Suzie Katayama (track 1)
viola:
David Blinn (violist) (track 7)
Richard Brice (viola player) (track 7)
Denyse Buffum (track 1)
Karen Bakunin (track 1)
Desiree Elsevier (track 5)
Crystal Garner (track 5)
Vincent Lionti (track 5)
Craig Mumm (track 5)
Maxine Roach (violist) (track 7)
membranophone:
Tim Riley (track 4)
flute:
Trudy Kane (track 5)
Elizabeth Mann (track 5)
Stefan Hoskuldssen (track 5)
organ:
Onreé Gill (track 7)
guitar:
Bobby Ross Avila (tracks 3, 14)
Mike Ciro (track 7)
Paul Jackson, Jr. (tracks 1, 9)
Jubu (track 15)
Natural (guitarist, producer and engineer) (track 2)
Dave Tozer (track 13)
harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
bass:
Bobby Ross Avila (track 3)
Jerry Barnes (track 5)
Andre Bowman (producer, bassist, songwriter and music director) (track 2)
Tom Craskey (track 13)
Nathan East (tracks 12, 15)
Ernest Hamilton (track 8)
Rickey Minor (tracks 1, 9)
Artie Reynolds (track 7)
Raphael Saadiq (track 4)
vibraphone:
Tony Miceli (track 13)
double bass:
Nico Abondolo (track 1)
percussion:
Luis Conte (tracks 3, 9)
Gordon Gottlieb (track 5)
Ernest Hamilton (track 8)
Bobby Ozuna (track 4)
Javier Solis (Percussionist) (track 2)
keyboard:
Bobby Ross Avila (tracks 1, 3)
Jimmy Jam (tracks 1, 14)
Big Jim Wright (US producer, musician, singer and songwriter aka Big Jim) (tracks 1, 3, 9, 14)
Valdez Brantley (track 2)
alto saxophone:
Aaron Marisi (track 13)
Rhodes piano [electric Rhodes piano]:
Onreé Gill (track 7)
drum programming:
IZ (tracks 1, 3, 14)
Dave Tozer (track 13)
piano:
Tim Carmon (track 8)
Michael Mindingall (track 5)
Leon Pendarvis (track 5)
Big Jim Wright (US producer, musician, singer and songwriter aka Big Jim) (track 9)
John Legend (track 13)
bass trombone:
Earl Phillips (track 13)
horn:
Bob Carlisle (french hornist) (track 5)
Phillip Myers (track 5)
horn arranger:
Larry Gold (track 13)
Steve Tirpak (track 13)
harp:
Anna Reinersman (track 7)
trombone:
Jon Botbyl (track 13)
Joe Ferrante (track 13)
flugelhorn:
James Hynes (trumpet/flugelhorn session muscian) (track 5)
Steve Tirpak (track 13)
additional composer:
Benjamin Wright (track 4)
additional conductor:
Benjamin Wright (track 4)
additional engineer:
John Hanes (audio engineer, mixer) (tracks 1–3, 8–9, 11–12, 14)
additional producer:
Beyoncé (American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress) (track 4)
arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 5)
The Underdogs (American R&B/pop production duo) (track 12)
Jerry Hey (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Jason Agel (track 5)
Yohei Gota (track 5)
Aaron Renner (tracks 6, 8, 15)
Mark Rinaldi (track 5)
Jason Stasium (track 5)
David Swope (track 5)
assistant mixer:
Taylor Dow (track 13)
Mike Peters (engineer) (track 13)
assistant sound engineer:
Bill Moriarty (track 13)
Taylor Dow (track 13)
background vocals:
Candice Anderson (track 13)
Mary J. Blige (track 1)
Tania Ivey (tracks 6, 12, 15)
Alicia Keys (track 7)
John Legend (track 13)
Jermaine Paul (track 7)
Carolyn Perry (track 3)
Darlene Perry (track 3)
Lori Perry (track 3)
Sharon Perry (track 3)
Lenesha Randolph (track 13)
Tank (American R&B/hip hop singer and producer Durrell Babbs) (tracks 12, 15)
Prof T. (track 3)
Tara Watkins (track 13)
co-producer:
Jake & The Phatman (track 4)
J-Lack (track 2)
Big Jim Wright (US producer, musician, singer and songwriter aka Big Jim) (tracks 1, 3, 9, 14)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 8)
Rod Temperton (track 10)
Luther Vandross (tracks 1, 4)
Stevie Wonder (track 15)
Marvin Gaye (track 7)
Brenda Russell (track 11)
Burt Bacharach (1964) (track 5)
conductor:
Ray Chew (track 7)
Sanford Allen (track 7)
Jerry Hey (track 9)
Suzie Katayama (track 1)
editor:
Dabling "Hobby Boy" Harward (tracks 6, 8, 12, 15)
engineer:
Hani (track 6)
Rob Shelby (track 5)
James Tanksley (track 4)
instruments:
The Underdogs (American R&B/pop production duo) (tracks 8, 12, 15)
instruments arranger:
Valdez Brantley (track 2)
Natural (guitarist, producer and engineer) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Aretha Franklin (track 5)
John Legend (track 13)
lyricist:
Luther Vandross (track 1)
Hal David (track 8)
Marvin Gaye (track 7)
Brenda Russell (track 11)
Hal David (1964) (track 5)
mixer:
Hani (track 6)
The Underdogs (American R&B/pop production duo) (track 15)
Manny Marroquin (track 7)
Serban Ghenea (tracks 1–3, 8–9, 11–12, 14)
Michael O'Reilly (track 5)
Danny Romero (track 4)
Chris Theis (track 13)
Glenn Standridge (track 4)
Dave Tozer (track 13)
orchestra:
The NY Strings (track 7)
producer:
Face (R&B musician Kenny Edmonds) (track 11)
Pagani (track 11)
Hani (track 6)
Jimmy Jam (tracks 1, 3, 9, 14)
Wyclef Jean (Haitian rapper, musician and actor) (track 10)
Terry Lewis (US hip-hop/soul songwriter, producer & label owner) (tracks 1, 3, 9, 14)
Arif Mardin (track 5)
Raphael Saadiq (track 4)
The Underdogs (American R&B/pop production duo) (tracks 6, 8, 12, 15)
Usher Raymond IV (R&B singer-songwriter Usher Raymond Ⅳ) (track 2)
Alicia Keys (track 7)
Dave Tozer (track 13)
programming:
Hani (track 6)
KRUCIAL (programmation) (track 7)
Aaron Zigman (track 9)
recording engineer:
Danny Romero (track 4)
Jeff Chestek (track 13)
Reginald Dozier (track 4)
Glenn Standridge (track 4)
John Tanksley (track 4)
sound engineer:
Tony Black (track 7)
Paul Boutin (track 11)
Ian Cross (track 1)
Andrew Dawson (US mix engineer) (track 13)
Danny Duncan (track 2)
Dabling "Hobby Boy" Harward (tracks 6, 8, 12, 15)
Matt Marrin (tracks 3, 9, 14)
Manny Marroquin (track 7)
Ann Mincieli (track 7)
Mark Pastoria (track 5)
Michael O'Reilly (track 5)
Jeff Chestek (track 13)
vocals:
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
vocals arranger:
Ryon Lovett (track 2)
writer:
Vinnie Barrett (track 13)
Bonnie Bramlett (track 2)
Bobby Eli (track 13)
David L. Elliott (track 12)
Richard Marx (track 9)
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (tracks 3, 6)
Warren Moore (track 14)
William Robinson (track 14)
Leon Russell (track 2)
Terry Steele (track 12)
Luther Vandross (tracks 3, 6, 9)
Teddy Vann (track 6)
publisher:
BMG Monarch (track 9)
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 4, 9)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 5)
Prestige Music Co. (US, affiliated with BMI) (track 13)
edited at:
engineered at:
mixed at:
The Oven Studios (Alicia Keys' recording studio) in Long Island City, New York, New York, United States (track 7)
MixStar Studios in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States (tracks 1–3, 8–9, 11–12, 14)
recorded at:
Sony Studios in New York, New York, United States (tracks 4–5, 13)
The Oven Studios (Alicia Keys' recording studio) in Long Island City, New York, New York, United States (track 7)
The Village Recorders (alternate branding of The Village Recorder in West LA since 1990s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1, 3, 9, 14)
cover recording of:
Always and Forever (track 10)
Creepin' (track 15)
Here and Now (track 12)
Never Too Much (track 1)
Superstar (track 2)
later parody versions:
This Grill Is Not a Home (SpongeBob SquarePants) (track 5)
later translated versions:
later versions:
medley of:
Love Power (track 6)
recording of:
So Amazing (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Opening Medley (Carpenters 1972) (track 2)
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (track 2)

Release

design: Antonio Serna
Alexis Yraola
executive producer: Clive Davis
illustration: Chris LeBeau
liner notes: David Nathan (British biographer, journalist and singer)
mastering: Chris Gehringer
photography: Kevin Westenberg (photographer)
copyrighted by: J Records (2005)
distributed by: J Records
manufactured for: J Records
marketed by: J Records
phonographic copyright by: J Records (2005)
mastered at: Sterling Sound in New York, New York, United States
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1416140 [info]

Release Group

artist & repertoire support: Jeff Fenster
Scott Seviour
tribute to: Luther Vandross
Wikidata: Q7549032 [info]