05/03/2017

Quincy Jones "Sounds ... And Stuff Like That!!" (1978) -Smooth Soul-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Stuff Like That (Quincy Jones, Valerie Simpson, Nicholas Ashford, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd, Richard Tee & Ralph MacDonald)
02 - I'm Gonna Miss You In The Morning (Quincy Jones, Tom Bahler & Ralph MacDonald)
03 - Love, I Never Had It So Good (Quincy Jones, Tom Bahler, Patti Austin & Richard Tee)
04 - Tell Me A Bedtime Story (Herbie Hancock)
05 - Love Me By Name (Lesley Gore & Ellen Wiesum)
06 - Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You) (Stevie Wonder)
07 - Takin' It To The Streets (Michael McDonald)


Produced by Quincy Jones for Quincy Jones Productions
Arranged by Quincy Jones, Johnny Mandel, Tom Bahler, Leon Pendarvis & Sy Johnson
Engineered by Bruce Swedien
Assisted by Niels Erik Lund, Ollie Cotton, Anthony D'Amigo & Cheech D'Amigo
Recorded at Cherokee Recording Studios, L.A. ; Westlake II, L.A. & A&R Recording, N.Y.
Jazz Violins Recorded on "Tell Me A Bedtime Story" Recorded at Sound Ideas, N.Y. by Jim McCurdy
Mixed by Bruce Swedien at Westlake Audio, Inc., L.A.
Mastered by Bernie Grundman at A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood
Rhythm Section :
Ralph MacDonald : Percussion
Steve Gadd : Drums
Anthony Jackson : Bass
Eric Gale : Guitar
Richard Tee : Piano & Organ Synthesizer Keyboard Bass
Programmed by Clark Spangler
David T. Walker : Guitar on "Stuff Like That"
Melvin 'Wah Wah' Watson : Guitar on "Takin' It To The Streets"
Thanks to the New York Horn Section :
Trumpets : Jon Faddis & Virgil Jones
Bass Trombone : Alan Ralph
Saxophones : George Young, David Tofani, Harold Vick & Howard Johnson
Thanks to the L.A. Horn Section :
Trumpets : Chuck Findley, Snooky Young, Oscar Brashear & Bill Lamb
Trombones : Chauncey Welsch, Robert Payne, Jimmy Cleveland, Donald Waldrup, Bill Watrous & Charles Loper
French Horns : Henry Sigismonti, David Duke, Sidney Muldrow, Arthur Made & Aubrey Bouh
Saxophones & Flutes : Hubert Laws, Bud Shank, Bill Perkins, Jerome Richardson & Buddy Collette
Tubas : Tommy Johnson & Roger Bobo
Synthesizer & Vocoder : Performed & Programmed by Michael Boddicker
Thanks to the L.A. String Section :
Violins : Israel Baker (Concertmaster), Nathan Ross, Marvin Limonick, Sheldon Sanov, John Wittenberg, Arnold Belnick, Jerome Reisler, Harry Bluestone, Wilbert Nuttycombe, Carl LaMagna, Betty LaMagna & Connie Kupka
Violas : David Schwartz, Myer Bello, Samuel Boghossian & Leonard Selie
Cello : Dennis Karmazyn & Gloria Strassner
Harp : Gayle Levant
Thanks to the New York Super Singers :
Under The Direction of Tom Bahler
Patti Austin (Concertmistress), Gwen Guthrie, Lani Groves, Vivian Cherry, Yolanda McCullough, Tom Bahler, Luther Vandross, Zach Sanders, Bill Eaton & Frank Floyd


01 - Stuff Like That

Vocalists : Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson & Chaka Khan
Alto Sax Solo : George Young

02 - I'm Gonna Miss You In The Morning

Vocalists : Patti Austin & Luther Vandross
Lyricon Solo : Tom Scott

03 - Love, I Never Had It So Good

Vocalists : Patti Austin & Charles May
Electric Tenor Sax Solo : Michael Brecker
Fender Bass Solo : Anthony Jackson

04 - Tell Me A Bedtime Story

Flute Solo : Hubert Laws
Electric Piano : Herbie Hancock
Jazz Violins : Harry Lookofsky, bases on a Herbie Hancock piano solo transcribed by Sy Johnson

05 - Love Me By Name

Vocalist : Patti Austin
Keyboards : Herbie Hancock
Guitar : Eric Gale

06 - Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)

Vocalist : Patti Austin
Flute Solo : Hubert Laws
Electric Piano Solo : Herbie Hancock
Lyricon Solo : Tom Scott

07 - Takin' It To The Streets 

Vocalists : Luther Vandross & Gwen Guthrie
Tenor Sax Solo : Michael Brecker