31/12/2016

Urban Knights "Urban Knights II" (1997) -Smooth Jazz-



Label : GRP Records


01 - Scirroco* (Bill Meyers & Maurice White)
02 - Get Up* (Frayne Lewis, Ramsey Lewis & Kevin Randolph)
03 - Come Dance With Me** (Frayne Lewis Ramsey, Kevin Randolph & Karen Boyd)
04 - South African Jam* (Jonathan Butler)
05 - Brazilian Rain* (Morris Pleasure & Sonny Emory)
06 - Interlude #1 (Ramsey Lewis)
07 - Summer Nights* (Bill Meyers, Maurice White & Jimi Randolph)
08 - Tell Me Why* (Bill Meyers, Kevin Williams & Jimi Randolph)
09 - Urban Paradise** (Frayne Lewis, Ramsey Lewis & Kevin Randolph)
10 - Drama*** (Ralph Hawkins, Stan Jones II, James Cornwell & Kevin Guillaume)
11 - Step By Step** (Frayne Lewis, Ramsey Lewis & Kevin Randolph)
12 - The Promise* (Maurice White, Bill Meyers & Ross Vannelli)
13 - Interlude #2 (Ramsey Lewis)
14 - Dawn* (Jimi Randolph)


*Produced & Arranged by Maurice White & Bill Meyers for Kalimba International, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed by Paul Klingberg at Sony Studios, Santa Monica, CA
Assistant Engineer : Troy Gonzalez
Additional Engineering : Jerry Jordan
Synthesizer Programming : Jimi Randolph
Mastered by Steve Hall at Future Disc
Sound Design & Digital Editing : Paul Klingberg
**Produced & Arranged by Frayne T. Lewis for Yvory Pyramid Productions, Inc.
Recorded & Mixed by Danny Leak & Mike Konopka at Ivory Pyramid Studio, Chicago, IL
Mixed at Hinge Studio, Chicago, IL by Danny Leak
Assisted by Scott Steiner
***Produced & Arranged by Maurice White & CODE/RJSK Productions
Executive Producer : Carl Griffin


01 - Scirroco

Ramsey Lewis : Acoustic Piano
Jonathan Butler : Guitar Solo
Sheldon Reynolds : Rhythm Guitar
Morris Pleasure : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Jimi Randolph : Drum Programming
Bill Meyers : Synthesizers

02 - Get Up

Najee : Soprano Saxophone & Flute
Jonathan Butler : Guitar
Mike Logan : Keyboards
Kevin Randolph : Keyboards & Synth Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Lambert Anthony : Drum Programming
Tony Carpenter : Percussion
Chuck Webb : Bass
Jonathan Butler, Karen Boyd, Theresa Davis & Chrystle Barrett : Background vocals

03 - Come Dance With Me

Jonathan Butler : Lead vocals & Guitar
Maggie Brown : Lead vocals
Najee : Saxophone
Kevin Randolph : Keyboards & Synth Bass
Frayne Lewis : Keyboards
Lambert Anthony : Drum Programming
Karen Boyd, Theresa Davis & Chrystle Barrett : Background vocals

04 - South African Jam

Jonathan Butler : Lead vocals & Guitar
Verdine White : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa : Percussion
Bill Meyers : Fender Rhodes & Synths
Maurice White, Bill Meyers, Sheldon Reynolds & Jonathan Butler : Background vocals

05 - Brazilian Rain

Ramsey Lewis : Acoustic Piano
Jonathan Butler : Guitar
Morris Pleasure : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Bill Meyers : Fender Rhodes, Synths & String Arrangements
Sheldon Reynolds, Valerie Pinkston Mayo & Carl Carwell : Background vocals

06 - Interlude #1

Ramsey Lewis : Piano

07 - Summer Nights

Ramsey Lewis : Acoustic Piano
Gerald Albright : Soprano Saxophone
Jonathan Butler : Guitar
Morris Pleasure : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Bill Meyers : Synth & String Arrangement

08 - Tell Me Why

Jonathan Butler : Lead vocal & Guitar
Sonny Emory : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Bill Meyers : Synth, Bass & Fender Rhodes Synthesizers
Sheldon Reynolds, Valerie Pinkston Mayo & Carl Carwell : Background vocals

09 - Urban Paradise

Ramsey Lewis : Electric Piano
Frayne Lewis : Keyboards
Kevin Randolph : Keyboards
Lambert Anthony : Drum Programming

10 - Drama

Jonathan Butler : Lead vocal & Guitar
Verdine White : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Bill Meyers : Rhodes 6 Synthesizers
Sheldon Reynolds, Valerie Pinkston Mayo & Carl Carwell : Background vocals
Ralph Hawkins Jr. & Kevin Guillaume : Vocal Arrangements

11 - Step By Step

Ramsey Lewis : Piano
Jonathan Butler : Guitar
Kevin Randolph : Keyboards & Synth Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Lambert Anthony : Drum Programming
Tony Carpenter : Percussion
Chuck Webb : Bass

12 - The Promise

Ramsey Lewis : Piano
Gerald Albright : Soprano Saxophone
Jonathan Butler : Guitar
Morris Pleasure : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Bill Meyers : Synth & String Arrangement

13 - Interlude #2

Ramsey Lewis : Piano

14 - Dawn

Ramsey Lewis : Piano Solo
Jonathan Butler : Guitar
Verdine White : Bass
Sonny Emory : Drums
Bill Meyers : Fender Rhodes
Jimi Randolph : Synthesizers