Guru ‎– Jazzmatazz Volume II (The New Reality)

Label:
Chrysalis ‎– F1 34290, Chrysalis ‎– F1-34290, Chrysalis ‎– 7243-8-34290-1-1
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album
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A1 Intro (Light It Up) / Jazzalude I / New Reality Style
Music By – J. Colin*Written-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
1:44
A2 Lifesaver
Music By – C. Bess*, K. Elam*Music Consultant [Creative Input] – Choko*Vocals – BaybeVocals [French] – LucienWritten-By [Lyrics] – A. Evans, K. Elam*
4:13
A3 Living In This World
Clarinet, Flute – J. Rodriguez*Vocals – Sweet SableWritten-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*, N. Miller*
4:29
A4 Looking Through Darkness
Music By – D. Harris*, K. Elam*Vocals – Mica ParisWritten-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
4:48
A5 Skit A (Interview) / Watch What You Say
Music By – B. Marsalis*, C. Martin*, K. Elam*Saxophone – Branford MarsalisVocals – Chaka KhanWritten-By [Lyrics] – Chaka Khan, Damian Holland, K. Elam*
5:00
B1 Jazzalude II / Defining Purpose
Music By – J. Colin*, W. McNeil*Written-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
1:02
B2 For You
Saxophone – Kenny GarrettVocals, Bass – Me'Shell N'Degeocello*Written-By [Lyrics], Music By – K. Elam*
4:10
B3 Insert A (Mental Relaxation) / Medicine
Scratches – DJ Red HandedTrumpet – Donald ByrdVocals – Ini Kamoze, True MasterWritten-By [Lyrics] – D. Harris*, I. Kamoze*, K. Elam*
4:19
B4 Lost Souls
Bass – Stuart ZenderDidgeridoo – Wallace CollinsMixed By – Carlos BessMusic By – C. Bess*, Jamiroquai, K. Elam*Scratches – D-Sire*, Darren GaleaVocals – Jason Kay*Written-By [Lyrics] – J. Kay*, K. Elam*
4:12
B5 Insert B (The Real Deal) / Nobody Knows
Mixed By – Eddie SanchoMusic By – K. Elam*, N. Connors*Piano – Jan KincaidVocals – Shara NelsonWritten-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
3:58
C1 Jazzalude III / Hip Hop As A Way Of Life
Music By – J. Colin*, S. Lee*, W. McNeil*Written-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
1:17
C2 Respect The Architect
Bass – Brian HoltMusic By – K. Elam*Piano, Synthesizer [Moog] – Ramsey LewisScratches – DJ ScratchVocals – BahamadiaWritten-By [Lyrics] – A. Reed*, K. Elam*
4:51
C3 Feel The Music
Music By – K. Elam*, R. Hayden*Piano, Keyboards – Paul FergusonVocals – BaybeWritten-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
3:57
C4 Young Ladies
Bass – Brian HoltElectric Piano [Rhodes] – Kenny GarrettMusic By – K. Elam*Organ – Reuben WilsonScratches – DJ Sean-SkiVocals – Big Shug, Kool Keith, PatraWritten-By [Lyrics] – C. Guy*, K. Elam*, K. Thornton*, Patra
4:12
C5 The Traveler
Music Consultant [Creative Input] – Gordon FranklinTrumpet, Producer [Additional Production] – Donald ByrdWritten-By [Lyrics], Music By – D. Byrd*, K. Elam*
4:01
D1 Jazzalude IV / Maintaining Focus
Music By – J. Colin*Written-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*
1:18
D2 Count Your Blessings
Drums – Bernard PurdieGuitar, Keyboards [Keys] – Brian HoltWritten-By [Lyrics], Music By – K. Elam*
4:03
D3 Choice Of Weapons
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals], Music Consultant [Creative Input] – Panchi Da Wild Comanchi*Keyboards – Dennis MitchellSaxophone, Flute – Courtney PineVocals – Dee C. Lee, Gus Da VigilanteWritten-By [Lyrics] – D. Johnson*, K. Elam*
4:24
D4 Something In The Past
Trumpet – Freddie HubbardWritten-By [Lyrics], Music By – K. Elam*
3:19
D5 Skit B (Alot On My Mind) / Revelation
Guitar – Ronny JordanMusic By – K. Elam*, R. Jordan*Music Consultant [Creative Input] – Mike RoneVocals – BuWritten-By [Lyrics] – K. Elam*, S. Johnson*
4:35

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Executive produced for Guru Productions, Inc. and Empire Artists Management, Inc.
Sample clearance for Songwriter Services.

℗ © 1995 Chrysalis Records, a division of EMI Records. Manufactured by EMI Manufacturing (USA), a division of Capitol Records, Inc. Printed in the U.S.A.

Released with a graphic insert sheet.

All basic rhythm tracks initially recorded at D&D Studios, NYC and Firehouse Studio, NYC.

Mixing Studios:
Tracks A1, B1, C1, and D1 mixed at Solsonic Sound Studio.
Tracks A2, A3, B2, B5, C3, D3, and D5 mixed at Platinum Island Studios, NYC.
Tracks A4, B3, C4, and D4 mixed at Unique Studios, NYC.
Tracks A5 and C5 mixed at D&D Studios, NYC.
Tracks B4 and D2 mixed at Firehouse Studio, NYC.
Track C2 mixed at Hit Factory, NYC.

Additional Recording Studios:
Tracks A3 and D5 additional recording at Platinum Island Studios, NYC.
Tracks A4, A5, and B4 additional recording at Matrix Studios. London.
Tracks A5 and B2 additional recording at Echo Studios, Los Angeles.
Tracks B3 and C4 additional recording at Unique Studios, NYC.
Tracks B5 and D3 additional recording at EMI Studios, London.
Track C2 additional recording at Hit Factory, NYC.
Track C3 additional recording at Firehouse Studio, NYC.
Track D2 additional recording at D&D Studios, NYC
Track D4 additional Recording at Brooklyn Sound, Los Angeles.

Track C5 engineered at D&D Studios, NYC.

Produced And Co-Produced For:
All tracks produced, arranged, and mixed for Guru Productions, Inc.
Track A2 co-produced for and track B4 also produced for Cee-12 Productions.
Track A3 also produced for Nikke Duz It Productions.
Track A4 also produced for Amazing Grace Productions.
Track A5 also produced for Works Of Mart Productions, Inc.
Track B3 also produced for Kakalaka/Hench Man Productions.
Track C5 additional production for Flyte Time Productions, Inc.
Track D5 co-produced for R.J. Productions, Inc.

Published By:
Tracks A2 to A5, B2 to B5, C2 to C5, and D2 to D5 published by Ill Kid Music, Inc./EMI April Music.
Tracks A2 and C3 also published by Bess Known Publishing
Track A3 also published by MCA Music.
Track A4 also published by Master 224 Music.
Track A5 also published by Hot Blue Music.
Track C4 also published by Aunt Hilda's Music/Zomba Enterprises.
Track C5 also published by LG Music.
Track D5 also published by Island Music Ltd.

On the labels, track A1 is titled "Intro (Light It Up)" with "Jazzalude 1" and "New Reality Style" printed on separate lines directly below.
On the jacket and insert, the title appears the same except for with the "1", which instead appears as the roman numeral "I".

On the insert, track B3 is titled "Skit B (Mental Relaxation)" with "Medicine" printed directly below.
On the jacket and labels, track B3 is titled "Insert A (Mental Relaxation)" with "Medicine" printed directly below.

On the insert, track B5 is titled "Insert A (The Real Deal)" with "Nobody Knows" printed directly below.
On the jacket and labels, track B5 is titled "Insert B (The Real Deal)" with "Nobody Knows" printed directly below.

On the insert, track D5 is titled "Skit C (A Lot On My Mind)" with "Revelation" printed directly below.
On the jacket and labels, track D5 is titled "Skit B (A Lot On My Mind)" with "Revelation" printed directly below.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 2438-34290-1 1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 724383429011
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): F1-34290-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): F1-34290-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side C): F1-34290-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side D): F1-34290-D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, etched): TD F1-34290-RE1-A 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, etched): F1-34290-RE1-B 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side C, etched): F1-34290-C RE1 TD 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side D, etched): F1-34290-RE1-D 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, all sides, stamped): SRC (Large S with the R and C in the loops)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, sides A & C, stamped): MASTERDISK
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 21) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7243 8 34290 2 8 Guru Jazzmatazz Volume II: The New Reality(CD, Album, Club) Chrysalis, EMI 7243 8 34290 2 8 US 1995 Sell This Version
8 34820 4 Guru Jazzmatazz Volume II : The New Reality(Cass) Chrysalis 8 34820 4 US 1995 Sell This Version
7243 8 34806 2 3 Guru Jazzmatazz Volume II: The New Reality(CD, Album) Chrysalis 7243 8 34806 2 3 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
7243 8 34820 2 3, ctcd 47 Guru Jazzmatazz Volume II: The New Reality(CD, Album) Chrysalis, Cooltempo 7243 8 34820 2 3, ctcd 47 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CDP-534290 Guru Jazzmatazz Volume II : The New Reality(CD) Chrysalis CDP-534290 Canada 1995 Sell This Version

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tommylloyd

tommylloyd

July 7, 2016

why is the overall rating for this album 4.13 right now? this shit is unmatchable. was then, and is now.