2002 Bob James – Morning, Noon & Night

Morning, Noon & Night is an album by Bob James, released in 2002

Robert McElhiney James (born December 25, 1939) is an American Grammy Award-winning jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer. He founded the band Fourplay and wrote “Angela,” the theme song for the TV show Taxi. He is most famous for standards such as “Nautilus”, “Westchester Lady”, “Heads”, “Night Crawler”, “Touchdown”, “Blue Lick”, “Sign Of the Times”, “Spunky”, “Marco Polo”, “Courtship” and “Just One Thing”. Music from his first seven albums has often been sampled and has contributed to the formation of hip hop.

Tracks

1  Street Smart (Bob James) 6:07
2  Just One Thing (Chuck Loeb) 5:02
3  Morning, Noon & Night (Paul Brown, Bob James, Roberto Vally) 4:16
4  Hands On (Bob James) 5:52
5  Over & Over (John Stoddart) 5:55
6  Five O’Clock Chateau (Rick Braun, Paul Brown, Bob James, Roberto Vally) 4:29
7  When the Love Is Over (Ross Vannelli) 3:21
8  Nightbeat (Bob James) 5:42
9  Baby Cakes (Bob James) 5:54
10  Dai Dai Ya (Bob James) 5:38
11  Count on It (Bob James) 5:30

Media

Musicians

1 Street Smart

KeyboardsBob James
ScratchingRob Swift


2 Just One Thing

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarChuck Loeb
PianoBob James
PercussionBashiri Johnson


3 Morning, Noon & Night

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRoberto Vally
PianoBob James
ProgrammingPaul Brown
SaxDave Koz
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


4 Hands On

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarChuck Loeb
Fender RhodesBob James


5 Over & Over

BassRoberto Vally
SitarPaul Brown
OrganHerman Jackson
PianoBob James
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


6 Five O’Clock Chateau

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
Fender RhodesBob James
KeyboardsRoberto Vally
FlugelhornRick Brown


7 When the Love Is Over

BassBill Meyers
BassRoss Vannelli
Drums (programming)Bill Meyers
Drums (programming)Ross Vannelli
KeyboardsBill Meyers
KeyboardsRoss Vannelli
PianoBob James
ProgrammingPaul Brown
Background VocalsKevin DiSimone
VocalsHilary James


8 Nightbeat

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarChuck Loeb
PianoBob James
SynthesizerBob James
FluteLawrence Feldman
SaxDavid Mann
TromboneJim Pugh
TrumpetBarry Danielian
PercussionBashiri Johnson


9 Baby Cakes

BassJames Genus
DrumsBrian Dunne
GuitarChuck Loeb
PianoBob James
SynthesizerBob James


10 Dai Dai Ya

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
Fender RhodesBob James
PianoKeiko Matsui
SynthesizerBob James
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


11 Count on It

BassWill Lee
DrumsVinnie Colaiuta
GuitarChuck Loeb
FluteLawrence Feldman
SaxDavid Mann
TromboneJim Pugh
TrumpetBarry Danielian
PercussionBashiri Johnson

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob James (Tracks 1, 4)
Producer – Ken Freeman (Tracks 1, 4)
Producer – Milan Simich (Track 1)
Producer – Chuck Loeb (Tracks 2, 4, 8, 9, 11)
Producer – Paul Brown (Tracks 3, 5, 6, 7, 10)
Producer (Coordination) – Marion Orr
Arranged By – Bob James, Bill Meyers, Ross Vannelli
Arranged By (Horns) – David Mann
Engineer – Larry Buksbaum, Ken Freeman, Jimi Randolph, Mike Ricchiuti, Erik Zobler
Engineer (Assistant) – John Hendrickson, Steve Mazur, Jimi Randolph, Jason Stasium
Digital Editing – Stewart Whitmore
Mastering – Ted Jensen, Stephen Marcussen
Mixer – Jan Fairchild, Ken Freeman

Art Direction – Mark Larson

Recorded at Automotive Recording, Irvington, NY
Recorded at Fat Mikey’s Ninth Avenue Recording And Bistro, New York, NY
Recorded at Ken’s Place, North Salem, NY
Recorded at Mr. Bill’s Playhouse, Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Remidi Studios, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Recorded at Right Track Recording, New York, NY
Recorded at Schnee Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Recorded at Sear Sound Studios, New York, NY