Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Festival Blues
Ted Curson 6:47
2 Oscar Peterson / Bye, Bye, Blackbird
Ben Webster 6:47
3 Blues March
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:17
4 Mas Que Nada
Dizzy Gillespie 6:18
5 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Cannonball Adderley 5:14
6 Captain Marvel
Chick Corea 4:54
7 Human Nature
Miles Davis 4:30
8 St. Louis Blues
Herbie Hancock 5:54
9 Body and Soul
Sarah Vaughan 3:18
10 King of the Lobby
The Brecker Brothers 5:24
11 Angola
Wayne Shorter 5:31
12 Cantaloop
Us3 4 4:42
13 Noche de Ronda
Charlie Haden 5:44
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Got My Mojo Workin'
Jimmy Smith 8:07
2 Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine
James Brown 5:21
3 How Blue Can You Get
B.B. King 3:49
4 Texas Flood
Stevie Ray Vaughan 5:24
5 A Change Is Gonna Come
The Neville Brothers 3:47
6 Do That for Me
Robert Cray 4:27
7 The Offbeat of Avenues
The Manhattan Transfer 4:57
8 Soul With a Capital "S"
Tower of Power 5:02
9 Harlem Nocturne
David Sanborn 4:55
10 Funky Stuff
Kool & The Gang 3:04
11 Back in the Day (Puff)
Erykah Badu 4:50
12 Respect Yourself
Joe Cocker 5:18
13 The Seed
The Roots 4:31
14 Angel of Mercy
Jonny Lang 4:32
15 Wind Cries Mary
Jamie Cullum 3:35

Credits

Medium 1

trumpet:
Gerard Presencer (track 12)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1984-12-26 – 1984-12-27) (track 7)
membranophone:
Vince Wilburn, Jr. (track 7)
synthesizer:
Robert Irving III (1984-12-26 – 1984-12-27) (track 7)
guitar:
John Scofield (track 7)
bass:
Darryl Jones (bassist for The Rolling Stones) (1984-12-26 – 1984-12-27) (track 7)
percussion:
Steve Thornton (1984-12-26 – 1984-12-27) (track 7)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 12)
sampler [samples] and turntable [scratches]:
Geoff Wilkinson (track 12)
arranger:
Robert Irving III (track 7)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 7)
co-producer:
Vince Wilburn, Jr. (track 7)
composer:
Steve Porcaro (track 7)
engineer:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 12)
Ron Lorman (track 7)
Tom Swift (engineer) (track 7)
lyricist:
John Bettis (track 7)
mixer:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 12)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 12)
Ron Lorman (track 7)
Tom Swift (engineer) (track 7)
other vocals [rap]:
Rahsaan Kelly (track 12)
producer:
Robert Irving III (track 7)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 12)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 12)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 7)
programming:
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 12)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 12)
writer:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 12)
Rahsaan Kelly (track 12)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 12)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (track 7)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (track 12)
publisher:
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 7)
mixed at:
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1984-12-26 – 1984-12-27) (track 7)
sampled by:
samples:
instrumental cover recording of:
Human Nature (1984-12-26 – 1984-12-27) (track 7)
is based on:
Cantaloupe Island (track 12)
is the basis for:
Nas Will Prevail (track 7)
later translated versions:
夜的心 (track 7)
recording of:

Medium 2

membranophone:
Sebastiaan de Krom (track 15)
bass:
Geoff Gascoyne (track 15)
percussion:
Francis Fuster (track 15)
alto saxophone:
Jamie Talbot (track 15)
horn and strings arranger:
Geoff Gascoyne (track 15)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Castle (track 15)
arranger:
Jamie Cullum (pianist, jazz-pop artist) (track 15)
composer:
Jimi Hendrix (track 15)
Sir Mack Rice (track 12)
Sam Cooke (track 5)
Luther Ingram (track 12)
lyricist:
Jimi Hendrix (track 15)
Sir Mack Rice (track 12)
Sam Cooke (track 5)
Luther Ingram (track 12)
writer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 2)
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 2)
Ron Lenhoff (track 2)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 5)
Kags Music Corp. (track 5)
cover recording of:
Respect Yourself (track 12)
The Wind Cries Mary (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
recording of:
The Seed (track 13)