Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’

Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.

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Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) – 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) – 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) – 07:32 . 4.You Put A Move On My Heart (Rod Temperton) – 06:13 . 5.Rock With You (Rod Temperton) – 04:08 . 6.Moody’S Mood For Love (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh, James Moody) – 04:18 . 7.Stomp (Coolio, George Johnson, Louis Johnson, Valerie Johnson, The Luniz, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Shaquille O’Neal, Rod Temperton) – 06:16 . 8.Jook Joint (Reprise) (Quincy Jones) – 00:56 . 9.Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) – 03:57 . 10.Is It Love That We’Re Missing? (Gloria Estefan, George Johnson, Debbie Smith) – 04:45 . 11.Heaven’S Girl (R. Kelly) – 05:26 . 12.Stuff Like That (Nick Ashford, Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, Quincy Jones, Ralph Macdonald, Valerie Simpson, Richard Tee) – 05:45 . 13.Slow Jams (Rod Temperton) – 07:30 . 14.At The End Of The Day (Grace) (Quincy Jones, Jeremy Lubbock) – 07:42 . 15.Jook Joint (Outro) (Quincy Jones) – 00:49

Musicians : Quincy Jones – Arranger, Composer, Drum Programming . Aaron Hall – Performer On (11) . Ashford & Simpson – Artist On (12) . Babyface – Artist On (13) . Barry White – Vocals On (1 – 13 – 14 – 15) . Billy Eckstine – Featuring On (1) . Bono – Artist On (1 – 2) . Brandy – Artist On (1 – 5 – 12) . Brian Mcknight – Artist On (6) . Carl Smith – Featuring On (7) . Chaka Khan – Artist On (1 – 7 – 12) . Charlie Parker – Featuring On (1) . Charlie Wilson – Artist On (1 -7 – 11 – 12) . Coko – Featuring On (1) . Coolio – Artist On (7) . Dizzy Gillespie – Featuring On (1) . Everett Bradley – Artist On (7) . Fiona Wilkes – Artist On (7) . Fraser Morrison – Featuring On (7) . Funkmaster Flex – Artist On (1 – 8) . Gloria Estefan – Artist On (1 – 10) . Grandmaster Melle Mel – Composer, Unknown Contributor Role . Greg Phillinganes – Featuring On (1) . Heavy D – Artist On (5) . Herbie Hancock – Guest Artist, Keyboards, Soloist . James Moody- Saxophone, Vocals On (1 – 6) . Kid Capri – Featuring On (1) . Lelee – Featuring On (1) . Lester Young – Artist On (1) . Ll Cool J – Featuring On (1) . Luke Cresswell – Artist On (7) . Luniz – Featuring On (7) . Marlon Brando – Featuring On (1) . Melle Mel – Artist On (7) . Mervyn Warren – Featuring On (1 -14) . Miles Davis – Featuring On (1) . Nancy Wilson – Featuring On (3) . Naomi Campbell – Artist On (11) . Nick Ashford – Vocals (Background) On (12) . Patti Austin – Featuring On (1) . Phil Collins – Artist On (9) . Portrait – Vocals (Background) On (13) . Queen Latifah – Rap On (1 – 3) . R. Kelly – Artist On (11) . Rachelle Ferrell – Vocals On (6) . Ray Charles – Vocals On (1 – 2 – 8 – 12) . Ron Isley – Artist On (11) . Sarah Vaughan – Featuring On (1) . Shaquille O’Neal – Rap On (1 – 7) . Siedah Garrett – Featuring On (1) . Stevie Wonder – Harmonica, Vocals On (1 – 2) . Swv – Performer . Take 6E – Vocals On (6) . Tamiae – Vocals On (4 – 13 – 15) . The Luniz – Composer, Rap, Unknown Contributor Role . Töne Löc – Vocals On (1 – 3) . Toots Thielemans – Artist On (14 – 15) . Valerie Simpson -Vocals (Background) On (12) . Warren Wiebe – Artist On (10) . Will Wheaton – Featuring On (1) . Yo-Yo – Rap On (7) . Rod Temperton – Keyboards, Percussion . John Clayton – Conductor . Qdiii – Arranger, Keyboards . Paul Jackson, Jr. – Arranger, Guitar . Mervyn Warren – Keyboards, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Bass, Vocals (Background) . Greg Phillinganes – Keyboards, Soloist, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Bass, Synthesizer Programming . Jerry Hey – Synthesizer Programming, Trumpet . Sekou Bunch – Bass . Neil Stubenhaus – Bass . Mark Hammond – Drum Programming . Steve Porcaro – Drum Programming . John “4 Daddman” Robinson – Drum Programming, Drums . Rob Hoffman – Drum Programming, Keyboards . Erik Hanson – Drum Programming, Synthesizer Programming . Peter Mokran – Drum Programming, Synthesizer Programming . John “J.R.” Robinson – Drums . Hubert Laws – Flute . Rick Todd – French Horn . Brad Warnaar – French Horn . Robert L. Watt – French Horn . Gregory Williams – French Horn . Keith Henderson – Guitar . Grant Geissman – Guitar . Michael Hart Thompson – Guitar . Wah-Wah Watson – Guitar, Talk Box . David Foster – Keyboards . Randy Kerber – Keyboards, Synthesizer Programming . Edwin Bonilla – Percussion . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Pete Christlieb – Sax (Tenor), Saxophone . Jeff Clayton – Saxophone . Dan Higgins – Saxophone . Kim Hutchcroft – Saxophone . Fred Jackson, Jr. – Saxophone . Freddie Jackson – Saxophone . Jack Nimitz – Saxophone . Tom Scott – Saxophone

Production : Produced By Quincy Jones, R. Kelly . Ted Blaisdell – Engineer . Francis Buckley – Engineer . Bryan Carrigan – Engineer . Nigel Crowley – Engineer . Chris Fogel – Engineer . Victor Giordano – Engineer . Henk Korff – Engineer . Louise Mccormick – Engineer . Rich Rauh – Engineer . Eric Schilling – Engineer . Al Schmitt – Engineer . Jess Sutcliffe – Engineer . Chris Tergesen – Engineer . Jon Wolfson – Engineer . Bruce Swedien – Engineer, Mixing . Tommy Vicari – Engineer, Mixing . Paul Barrett – Engineer, Vocal Producer . Kyle Bess – Assistant Engineer . Chris Brooks – Assistant Engineer . Dylan Carter – Assistant Engineer . Ghery Fimbres – Assistant Engineer . Chad Fridirici – Assistant Engineer . Gus Garcas – Assistant Engineer . Stephen George – Assistant Engineer . Brandon Harris – Assistant Engineer . Ross Hogarth – Assistant Engineer . Richard Huredia – Assistant Engineer . Leslie Ann Jones – Assistant Engineer . Brooks Larson – Assistant Engineer . Gerardo Lopez – Assistant Engineer . Victor Mccoy – Assistant Engineer . David Nottingham – Assistant Engineer . Charlie Paakari – Assistant Engineer . David Schiffman – Assistant Engineer . Mike Scotella – Assistant Engineer . Bill Airey Smith – Assistant Engineer . Mike Stock – Assistant Engineer . Terri Wong – Assistant Engineer . Gavin Lurssen – Mastering

Package : Greg Ross – Art Direction, Design . Worms “Tender Roddy” Temperton – Liner Notes . Annie Leibovitz – Photography . Nate Giorgio – Illustrations

Recorded 1995.

Released On November 7, 1995 By Qwest.

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Allmusic
The CD really conveys the seamless quality one gets from attending a juke joint, though it lacks the dirt-floor grit or blues fervor of traditional Southern and chitlin circuit hangouts […]

EW.com
Q’s Jook Joint is a gentle, wild ride, from the bebop phraseology of ”Moody’s Mood for Love” to the pop-funk of ”Rock With You” to the sultry simu-love closure of ”Grace.” […]

manmitcht @ RateYourMusic
BUY for “At the End of the Day (Grace)” alone. Listening to this song not only amazes you from Toots Thielemans’ harmonica jamming but lowers your blood pressure by a few notches. […]

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