Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

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

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


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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 asterisques RVM – 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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Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]

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