Urban Knights II

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Urban Knights II
Studio album by Urban Knights
Released Apr 8, 1997
Genre Jazz
Length 49:50
Label GRP Records
Producer Maurice White, Carl Griffin
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Urban Knights II is a jazz album by Urban Knights which was released on GRP records in 1997. The album reached number 5 on the Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums Chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Scirroco (Meyers, White) 4:03
  2. Get Up (Lewis, Lewis, Randolph) 3:47
  3. Come Dance with Me (Boyd, Lewis, Randolph) 4:01
  4. South African Jam (Butler) 4:51
  5. Brazilian Rain (Emory, Pleasure) 4:19
  6. Interlude #1 (Lewis) 0:35
  7. Summer Nights (Meyers, Randolph, White) 5:32
  8. Tell Me Why (Butler, Meyers, Williams) 4:19
  9. Urban Paradise (Lewis, Lewis, Randolph) 4:23
  10. Drama (Cornwell, Guillaume, Hawkins, Jones) 3:47
  11. Step by Step (Lewis, Lewis, Randolph) 4:01
  12. The Promise (Meyers, Vannelli, White) 4:10
  13. Interlude #2 (Lewis) 2:02
  14. Dawn (Randolph) 4:38

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Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard[2]
Year Chart Position
1997 Heatseekers 48
1997 Top Contemporary Jazz Albums 5

Personnel[edit]

  • Lambert Anthony Drum Programming
  • Karen Boyd Vocals (bckgr)
  • Tony Carpenter Percussion
  • Carl Carwell Vocals (bckgr)
  • Danny Clinch Photography
  • Theresa Davis Vocals (bckgr)
  • Sonny Emory Drums
  • Troy Gonzalez Assistant Engineer
  • Carl Griffin Liner Notes, Executive Producer
  • Kevin Guillaume Vocal Arrangement
  • Steve Hall Mastering
  • Ralph Hawkins, Jr. Vocal Arrangement
  • Jerry Jordan Engineer
  • Hollis King Art Direction, Design
  • Paul Klingberg Engineer, Digital Editing, Mixing, Sound Design
  • Mycle Konopka Engineer, Mixing
  • Frayne Lewis Keyboards, Producer
  • Mike Logan Keyboards
  • Valerie Mayo Vocals (bckgr)
  • Bill Meyers Synthesizer, Vocals (bckgr), Producer, Fender Rhodes, String Arrangements
  • Najee Flute, Saxophone, Sax (Soprano)
  • Morris Pleasure Bass
  • Jimi Randolph Synthesizer, Programming, Drum Programming
  • Kevin Randolph Keyboards, Synthesizer Bass
  • Sheldon Reynolds Guitar (Rhythm), Vocals (bckgr)
  • Scott Steiner Mixing Assistant
  • Chuck Webb Bass

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