2001 Jimmy Sommers – 360 Urban Groove

360 Urban Groove is the second solo album by saxophonist Jimmy Sommers. It was released in 2001 on Higher Octave.


1  Menage A Trois (Célia Faussart; Hélène Faussart; Jimmy Sommers; Rick Cousin) 05:05
2  360 Groove (Jeff Carruthers; Jimmy Sommers; Norman Brown) 04:06
3  Let’s Go Party (Elgin Lumpkin; Jimmy Sommers; Rick Cousin) 03:52
4  Promise Me (Eric Benet; George Nash Jr; Jimmy Sommers) 04:13
5  Cruisin’ (Bobby Ozuna; Glenn Standridge; Jimmy Sommers; Kelvin Wooten; Raphael Saadiq) 05:26
6  Lowdown (David Paich; Boz Scaggs) 04:15
7  Stay A While (Demonte Posey; Eric Benet; George Nash Jr; Jimmy Sommers) 03:59
8  Falling For You (Garry Johnson; Jimmy Sommers) 04:18
9  James Cafe (Jimmy Sommers; Michael Norfleet) 04:21
10  Tell Me You Got It (Demonte Posey; George Nash Jr; Jimmy Sommers) 05:03
11  Lovin’ You (Steve Huff) 05:19


1 Menage A Trois

BassRob Bacon
Drums (programming)Rick Cousin
GuitarRob Bacon
KeyboardsFreddie Moffett
SaxJimmy Sommers
VocalsHélène Faussart
VocalsCélia Faussart

2 360 Groove

BassAlex Al
Drums (programming)Jeff Carruthers
GuitarNorman Brown
KeyboardsMichael Norfleet
KeyboardsJeff Carruthers
SaxJimmy Sommers
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsNorman Brown

3 Let’s Go Party

Drums (programming)Rick Cousin
GuitarThomas Organ
KeyboardsFreddie Moffett
SaxJimmy Sommers

4 Promise Me

BassAlex Al
Drums (programming)Steve Dubin
GuitarMichael Simms
KeyboardsMitchel Foreman
SaxJimmy Sommers

5 Cruisin’

BassRaphael Saadiq
GuitarRaphael Saadiq
KeyboardsKelvin Wooten
ProgrammingBobby Ozuna
ProgrammingGlenn Standridge
SaxJimmy Sommers

6 Lowdown

BassAlex Al
Drums (programming)Jeff Carruthers
GuitarThomas Organ
ProgrammingDarin Jeffrey Black
SaxJimmy Sommers
VocalsLia Grant
VocalsSandy Plute
VocalsTony Grant

7 Stay A While

Drums (programming)Peter Mokran
GuitarGeorge Nash Jr
GuitarPeter Mokran
KeyboardsDemonte Posey
KeyboardsFreddie Moffett
SaxJimmy Sommers
VocalsEric Benet

8 Falling For You

BassAlex Al
Drums (programming)Khari Parker
Drums (programming)Garry Johnson
GuitarGarry Johnson
KeyboardsMichael Logan
KeyboardsMichael Norfleet
SaxJimmy Sommers
PercussionLenny Castro

9 James Cafe

Drums (programming)Michael Norfleet
GuitarGeorge Nash Jr
KeyboardsMichael Norfleet
KeyboardsDemonte Posey
SaxJimmy Sommers

10 Tell Me You Got It

DrumsDemonte Posey
GuitarNile Rodgers
GuitarGeorge Nash Jr
KeyboardsDemonte Posey
SaxJimmy Sommers

11 Lovin’ You

All Other InstrumentsSteve Huff
SaxJimmy Sommers

Liner Notes

Producer – Jimmy Sommers (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – Jeff Carruthers (Tracks 2, 6)
Producer – Steve Dubin (Track 4)
Producer – Raphael Saadiq (Track 5)
Producer – George Nash Jr (Tracks 7, 9, 10)
Producer – Demonte Posey, Peter Mokran (Track 7)
Producer – Garry Johnson (Track 8)
Producer – Steve Huff (Track 11)
Producer (Executive) – Jimmy Sommers
Coordinator – Cardwell Lynch II
Edited By – Kelly Hansen (Tracks 3, 6)
Edited By – Carlos Villalobos (Track 3)
Engineer – John Nelson (Track 1)
Engineer – Tony Flores (Track 2)
Engineer – Danny Romero (Track 5)
Engineer – Jeff Vereb (Track 11)
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Mixed By – Peter Mokran (tracks: 1, 2, 6 to 11)
Mixed By – Manny Marroquin (tracks: 3)
Mixed By – Dave Rideau (tracks: 4)
Mixed By – Gerry E Brown (tracks: 5)

Art Direction, Design – adamecdesign.com
Photography – Rob Deutschman

Engineered At Gemini Records, LA, CA
Engineered At Pookie Lab, Sacramento, CA
Mastered At Bernie Grundman Mastering
Mixed At Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Mixed At Larrabee North, North Hollywood, CA
Mixed At Village Recorders, LA, CA
Mixed At Skip Saylor Recording, Hollywood, CA
Mixed At CRC, Chicago, IL
Phonographic Copyright Gemini Records LLC
Copyright Higher Octave Jazz