06/09/2015

James Ingram "Never Felt So Good" (1986) -Contemporary R&B-


Label : Qwest Records


01 - Always (Keith Diamond & James Ingram)
02 - Never Felt So Good (Keith Diamond, Howard Hewett & James Ingram)
03 - Red Hot Lover (Keith Diamond & James Ingram)
04 - Lately (Keith Diamond & James Ingram)
05 - The Wings Of My Heart (Keith Diamond & James Ingram)
06 - Trust Me (James Ingram & Keith Diamond)
07 - Tuff (James Ingram & Keith Diamond)
08 - Say Hey* James Ingram & Bernard Taylor)
09 - Love's Been Here And Gone* (Cynthia Weil, James Ingram & Leon Ware)
10 - Right Back* (James Ingram & Leon Ware)
11 - Crazy (James Ingram & Keith Diamond)


Produced by Keith Diamond
*Produced by James Ingram
Executive Producer : Quincy Jones
Recorded & Mixed by Bob Rosa & Keith Diamond except "Love's Been Here And Gone" & Right Back" Recorded & Mixed by Tommy Vicari & James Ingram
"Say Hey" Recorded by Bob Rosa & Tommy Vicari, Mixed by Bob Rosa
Additional Engineering : Acar Key (The Midi-City Mongrel), Matt Forger, J.C. Convertino & Ken Fink
Assistant Engineers : Ed Bruder, Acar Key, Jeffrey Woodruff, Ralph Sutton, Laura Livingston, Fernando Kral & Mike Webber
Recorded & Mixed at Unique Recording Studios, New York
Additional Recording : Light House Recording Studios, Los Angeles ; Lion Share Recording Studios, Los Angeles ; MSP Recording Studios, New York & Sigma Sound, New York
Originally Mastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles


01 - Always

Keith Diamond : Keyboards, Drums, Bass & Fairlight C.M.I.
Clarence Brice : Guitars
EBN : Fairlight C.M.I.
James Ingram, Eldra DeBarge, Howard Hewett & David Pack : Background vocals
Arranged by Keith Diamond & James Ingram

02 - Never Felt So Good

Keith Diamond : Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Solo Synthesizer, Fairlight C.M.I. Special Bottle Playing
Timmy Allen : Bass
Jeff Smith : Sax Solo
EBN : Fairlight C.M.I.
Leon Pendarvis : String & Horn Arrangements
Jesse Levy, Jonathan Abramowitz, Alfred Brown, Sanford Allen, Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, Louann Montesi, Kermit Moore, Gene Orloff, Harold Kohon, Peter Dimitriades, Noel Pointer, Marilyn Wright, Julien C. Barber & Isadora Kahon : Strings
Leonard Pickett, Dave Bargeron, Tom Malone, Alex Foster, Lawrence Feldman, Earl Gardner & Joseph J. Shepley : Horns
Strings & Horns Conducted by Leon Pendarvis
Contracting Strings & Horns : Debbie McDuffie
James Ingram, Lillo Thomas, Curtis King, Dennis Collins & Keith Diamond : Background vocals
Arranged by Keith Diamond & James Ingram

03 - Red Hot Lover

Keith Diamond : Bass, Drums, Simmons & Keyboards
Paul Pesco : Guitars
Bob Rosa : Drums
James Ingram, Curtis King, Michael Bolton, Sandy Farina, Tawatha Agee & Marilyn Redfield : Background vocals

04 - Lately

Keith Diamond : Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Synthesizer Solo & Fairlight C.M.I.
James Ingram : Keyboards & Bass
Paul Pesco : Guitars
EBN : Fairlight C.M.I. 
Leon Pendarvis : String & Horn Arrangements
Jesse Levy, Jonathan Abramowitz, Alfred Brown, Sanford Allen, Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, Louann Montesi, Kermit Moore, Gene Orloff, Harold Kohon, Peter Dimitriades, Noel Pointer, Marilyn Wright, Julien C. Barber & Isadora Kahon : Strings
Leonard Pickett, Dave Bargeron, Tom Malone, Alex Foster, Lawrence Feldman, Earl Gardner & Joseph J. Shepley : Horns
Strings & Horns Conducted by Leon Pendarvis
Contracting Strings & Horns : Debbie McDuffie
James Ingram : Background vocals
Tony Smith & April Lange : Additional Vocals
Arranged by Keith Diamond & James Ingram

05 - The Wings Of My Heart

Keith Diamond : Keyboards & Strings
Bob Rosa : Cymbals
Arranged by Keith Diamond & James Ingram 

06 - Trust Me

Keith Diamond : Keyboards & Drums
James Ingram : Bass
Jeff Smith : Saxes
Clarence Brice : Guitars
James Ingram & Cindy Myzelle : Background vocals
Arranged by Keith Diamond & James Ingram

07 - Tuff

Keith Diamond : Keyboards, Bass & Drums
James Ingram : Keyboards
Paul Pesco : Guitars
"YES" by James Ingram : Lead vocals
James Ingram, James Smith, Keith Diamond & Michelle Gold : Background vocals
Arranged by James Ingram & Keith Diamond

08 - Say Hey

James Ingram : Keyboards, Bass Synthesizer & Drums
Bernard Taylor : Keyboards & Drums
Keith Diamond : Keyboards
Jerome Richardson : Flute Solo
Rahmlee Davis : Trumpet
Harry Kim : Trumpet
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
James Ingram & Bernard Taylor : Background vocals
Adults : "Snacky" Oliver, Agbeko I. Davis, Annie Davis, Danny Walters, Nesia Walters, Debbie Ingram, Keith Diamond, Darshone Robinson, Diane Robinson, Terry Huff, David Ingram, Dalesia Walters, Patrice Shaw, Todd Robinson, Jackie Blunt, Robin Roberts, Greg Preer, Sultan Muhammad, Gigi Weatherspoon, Muntu Ramel Davis & Jon Boykin
Children : Jason Ingram, Jasmine Ingram, Jennifer Ingram, Dannon Walters, Moria Denson, Dana Walters, Koa Warren, Carlos Noland & Brandy Huff
Arranged by James Ingram & Bernard Taylor

09 - Love's Been Here And Gone

Jerome Richardson : Soprano Sax
Randy Waldman : Keyboards & Synthesizer Solo
Nathan East : Bass
Ricky Lawson : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Wind Chimes
Thomas Buffum, Assa Drori, Henry Ferber, Edward Green III, Reg Hill, Bill Hybel, Gordon Marron, Don Plamer, Sheldon Sanov, Marshall Sosson, Robert Sushel, Mari Botnick, Gerald Vinci, Shari Zippert, Marilyn Baker, Denyse Buffum, Allan Harshman, David Schwartz, Ronald Cooper, Ernie Ehrhardt, Paula Hochhalter, Suzie Katayama, Frederick Seykora & David Speltz : Strings
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Jeremy Lubbock
Contracting Strings : Jules Chaikin
Lynn Davis : Background vocals
Arranged by James Ingram, Leon Ware & Jeremy Lubbock

10 - Right Back

James Ingram : Bass Synthesizer & Keyboards
Leon Ware : Keyboards
Randy Waldman : Keyboard Solo
John "JR" Robinson : Drums
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Ricardo Marrero : Percussion
Phillip Ingram, Howard Hewett, Phil Perry, Maxi Anderson& Leon Ware : Background vocals
Arranged by James Ingram & Leon Ware

11 - Crazy

Keith Diamond : Keyboards, Drums & Bass-Fiddle
John Anderson : Acoustic Piano & Rhodes
Bob Rosa : Drums
Paul Pesco : Guitars 
Jesse Levy, Jonathan Abramowitz, Alfred Brown, Sanford Allen, Harold Coletta, Theodore Israel, Louann Montesi, Kermit Moore, Gene Orloff, Harold Kohon, Peter Dimitriades, Noel Pointer, Marilyn Wright, Julien C. Barber & Isadora Kahon : Strings
Leonard Pickett, Dave Bargeron, Tom Malone, Alex Foster, Lawrence Feldman, Earl Gardner & Joseph J. Shepley : Horns
Strings & Horns Conducted by Leon Pendarvis
Contracting Strings & Horns : Debbie McDuffie 
Arranged by Keith Diamond & James Ingram