Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool

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Red Hot + Cool
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Compilation album by Red Hot AIDS Benefit Series
(Various Artists)
Released October 25, 1994
Genre Hip hop/Jazz
Length 98:19
Label GRP
Producer Guru
Donald Byrd
DJ Ski
Pigale Boom Bass
Jimmy Jay
Joe "The Butcha" Nicolo
Michael Franti
David Gamson
Lester Bowie
Wah Wah Watson
A.G. Gillis
United Future
Ayumi Obinata
LA Jay
The Pharcyde
The Grand Negaz
J.P. 'Bluey' Manick
DJ Smash
Geoff Wilkinson
Mel Simpson
Gary Katz
Red Hot AIDS Benefit Series
(Various Artists) chronology
Red Hot + Country
(1994)Red Hot + Country1994
Stolen Moments
Red Hot + Bothered
(1995)Red Hot + Bothered1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool is one of the compilation albums from the Red Hot project. This fifth entry in the Red Hot AIDS Benefit Series was heralded as the "Album of the Year" by TIME upon its release in 1994 by GRP Records.

The double disc — the second compact disc was included as a "Bonus" — features collaborations between renowned jazz performers and contemporary hip hop artists; it was also one of the first such efforts to examine the impact of AIDS within the African American community. At the time the recording was released, a documentary film was broadcast on PBS, which explored the consequences brought on by AIDS among minority, ethnic groups. The televised documentary was also released on home video.

The title refers to a 1961 jazz standard by Oliver Nelson, which is also covered on this album.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. Time Is Moving On performed by Donald Byrd with Guru + Ronny Jordan – 2:58
  2. Un Ange En Danger performed by MC Solaar + Ron Carter – 3:49
  3. Positive performed by Michael Franti / Spearhead – 4:29
  4. Nocturnal Sunshine performed by Me’Shell NdegéOcello featuring Herbie Hancock – 6:04
  5. Flyin’ High In The Brooklyn Sky performed by Digable Planets with Lester Bowie + Wah Wah Watson – 6:33
  6. Stolen Moments performed by United Future Organization (UFO) – 5:23
  7. The Rubbers Song performed by The Pharcyde – 4:08
  8. Proceed II performed by The Roots + Roy Ayers – 5:52
  9. Trouble Don't Last Always performed by Incognito + Carleen Anderson with Ramsey Lewis – 6:38
  10. Rent Strike (DJ Smash Remix) performed by Groove Collective + Bernie Worrell – 5:27
  11. The Scream performed by Us3 with Joshua Redman + Tony Rémy – 6:01
  12. This Is Madness performed by Umar Bin Hassan + Abiodun Oyewole (formerly of the Last Poets) with Pharoah Sanders – 6:01
  13. Apprehension performed by Don Cherry + The Watts Prophets – 4:39

Disc two (Bonus CD)[edit]

  1. A Love Supreme performed by Branford Marsalis – 18:08
  2. A Love Supreme performed by Alice Coltrane – 7:02
  3. The Creator Has A Master Plan (Trip hop Remix) performed by Pharoah Sanders – 5:02

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