Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mister Magic
9:02
2 It Feels So Good
8:18
3 A Secret Place
8:16
4 Do Dat
4:29
5 Inner City Blues
7:13
6 Knucklehead
8:02
7 I Can't Help It
6:29
8 Snake Eyes
4:32
9 No Tears, in the End
3:53

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Julius Brand (1971-09) (track 5)
Paul Gershman (1971-09) (track 5)
Julius Held (1971-09) (track 5)
Leo Kahn (1971-09) (track 5)
Harry Katzman (1971-09) (track 5)
Raoul Polikian (1971-09) (track 5)
Max Pollikoff (1971-09) (track 5)
Paul Winter (violin) (1971-09) (track 5)
Max Ellen (1974-11) (track 1)
Paul Gershman (1974-11) (track 1)
Harry Glickman (1974-11) (track 1)
Harold Kohon (1974-11) (track 1)
Harry Lookofsky (1974-11) (track 1)
Joe Malin (1974-11) (track 1)
David Nadien (1974-11) (track 1)
Matthew Raimondi (1974-11) (track 1)
cello:
Maurice Brown (jazz cellist) (1971-09) (track 5)
Charles McCracken (1971-09) (track 5)
Alan Shulman (cellist and composer) (1971-09) (track 5)
Anthony Sophos (1971-09) (track 5)
Charles McCracken (1974-11) (track 1)
Alan Shulman (cellist and composer) (1974-11) (track 1)
trumpet:
Jon Faddis (1974-11) (track 1)
Marvin Stamm (1974-11) (track 1)
John Gatchell (1976-10) (track 3)
woodwind:
George Marge (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1978) (track 4)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
viola:
Al Brown (viola) (1974-11) (track 1)
Manny Vardi (1974-11) (track 1)
membranophone:
Idris Muhammad (1971-09) (track 5)
Bernard Purdie (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1974-11) (track 1)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1976-10) (track 3)
Millard "Pete" Vinson (drummer) (1978) (track 4)
Idris Muhammad (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
soprano saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1974-11) (track 1)
organ:
Richard Tee (1971-09) (track 5)
guitar:
Eric Gale (1971-09) (track 5)
Eric Gale (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Eric Gale (1974-11) (track 1)
Eric Gale (1975-05 – 1975-07) (tracks 2, 6)
Eric Gale (1976-10) (track 3)
Eric Gale (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1971-09) (track 5)
Gordon Edwards (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Gary King (bass) (1974-11) (track 1)
Anthony Jackson (US bassist) (1976-10) (track 3)
Tyrone Brown (bassist) (1978) (track 4)
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
electric piano:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1971-09) (track 5)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1974-11) (track 1)
percussion:
Airto Moreira (percussionist) (1971-09) (track 5)
Ralph MacDonald (1974-11) (track 1)
Ralph MacDonald (1975-05 – 1975-07) (tracks 2, 6)
Ralph MacDonald (1976-10) (track 3)
Ralph MacDonald (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1975-05 – 1975-07) (tracks 2, 6)
alto saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1974-11) (track 1)
Gerry Niewood (1976-10) (track 3)
saxophone:
Grover Washington, Jr. (1971-09) (track 5)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1975-05 – 1975-07) (tracks 2, 6)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1976-10) (track 3)
piano:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1974-11) (track 1)
Dave Grusin (1976-10) (track 3)
Richard Tee (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
baritone saxophone:
Don Ashworth (woodwind) (1971-09) (track 5)
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1974-11) (track 1)
bass trombone:
Tony Studd (1974-11) (track 1)
horn arranger:
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Jerry Dodgion (1974-11) (track 1)
Grover Washington, Jr. (1974-11) (track 1)
trombone:
Wayne Andre (1971-09) (track 5)
Wayne Andre (1974-11) (track 1)
French horn and trumpet:
Thad Jones (1971-09) (track 5)
flugelhorn:
Jon Faddis (1974-11) (track 1)
Marvin Stamm (1974-11) (track 1)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Eugene Young (1971-09) (track 5)
arranger:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 9)
David Matthews (US jazz/bop keyboardist, pianist, and arranger) (track 3)
composer:
Marvin Gaye (track 5)
Susaye Greene (track 7)
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 1–2)
James Nyx (track 5)
William Salter (tracks 1–2)
Stevie Wonder (track 7)
conductor:
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1971-09) (track 5)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1974-11) (track 1)
engineer:
Richard Alderson (Producer and engineer) (tracks 7–8)
Rudy van Gelder (track 3)
Nils Salminen (track 4)
Rudy van Gelder (1971-09) (track 5)
Rudy van Gelder (1974-11) (track 1)
producer:
Creed Taylor (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 9)
Grover Washington, Jr. (tracks 4, 7–8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Rudy van Gelder (1975-05 – 1975-07) (tracks 2, 6)
Rudy van Gelder (1976-10) (track 3)
writer:
Ralph MacDonald (track 9)
William Salter (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Creed Taylor, Inc. (track 9)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1971-09) (track 5)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1974-11) (track 1)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1975-05 – 1975-07) (tracks 2, 6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1976-10) (track 3)
Rosebud Recording Studio in New York, United States (1979-10) (tracks 7–8)
edits:
Mister Magic (7" single) by Grover Washington, Jr. (track 1)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Rap is sucs by A-Rühm feat. True Heads (track 6)
Slicker Than Most by Guru (track 2)
cover recording of:
I Can't Help It (1979-10) (track 7)
instrumental cover recording of:
No Tears (In the End) (1972-05 – 1972-06) (track 9)
recording of:
Mister Magic (Mr. Magic) (1974-11) (track 1)
It Feels So Good (Feels So Good) (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 2)
Knucklehead (Knuckle Head) (1975-05 – 1975-07) (track 6)