Urban Knights II

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Urban Knights II
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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]

  • Gerald Albright: Sax (Soprano)
  • Lambert Anthony: Drum Programming
  • Karen Boyd: Vocals (background)
  • Jonathan Butler: Guitar, Vocals, Vocals (background)
  • Tony Carpenter: Percussion
  • Carl Carwell: Vocals (background)
  • Danny Clinch: Photography
  • Paulinho Da Costa: Percussion
  • Theresa Davis: Vocals (background)
  • 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
  • Ramsey Lewis: Piano, Piano (Electric)
  • Mike Logan: Keyboards
  • Valerie Mayo: Vocals (background)
  • Bill Meyers: Synthesizer, Vocals (background), 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 (background)
  • Scott Steiner: Mixing Assistant
  • Chuck Webb: Bass
  • Maurice White: Arranger, Vocals (background), Producer
  • Verdine White: Bass, Producer

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