Shades of Blue


Shades of Blue

Infobox Album | Name = Shades of Blue
Type = Album
Artist = Madlib


Released = June 24, 2003
Recorded = ?
Genre = Hip-Hop
Jazz-rap Jazz-funk Fusion
Length = 56:45
Label = Blue Note
Producer = Madlib
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dv6ftr2tkl2x link]
*Pitchfork Media 8.6/10 [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/20145/Madlib_Shades_of_Blue_Madlib_Invades_Blue_Note link]
*Stylus Magazine (C+) [http://www.stylusmagazine.com/reviews/madlib/shades-of-blue-madlib-invades-blue-note.htm link]
Last album = "Blunted In The Bomb Shelter Mix" (2002)
This album = "Shades of Blue"
(2003)
Next album =

"Shades of Blue" is a remix album by producer Madlib over the archives of Blue Note Records. The album was released on Blue Note itself in 2002. The album was extremely well-received and served as the most vital catalyst of Madlib's now expanding success.

Track listing

#"Introduction" – 0:32
#"Slim's Return" – 3:56
#*Originally recorded by Gene Harris & The Three Sounds as "The Book of Slim"
#*Vibes - Ahmad Miller
#*Scratches - DJ Lord Such
#"Distant Land" – 3:58
#*Originally recorded by Donald Byrd as "Distant Land"
#"Mystic Bounce" – 3:56
#*Originally recorded by Ronnie Foster as "Mystice Brew"
#"Stormy" – 3:41
#*Originally recorded by Rueben Wilson
#*Performed by Morgan Adams Quartet Plus Two
#**drums - Otis Jackson Jr.
#**Flute - James King
#**Guitar - Dan Ubick
#**Organ - Morgan Adams III
#**percussion - Derek Holman
#**Piano - Joe McDuphrey
#"Blue Note Interlude" – 0:42
#"Please Set Me At Ease (featuring M.E.D.)" – 5:02
#*Originally recorded by Bobbi Humphrey
#"Funky Blue Note" – 3:07
#*New composition by Otis Jackson Jr.
#*Performed by Morgan Adams Quartet Plus Two
#**Arpstring Ensemble - Derek Holman
#**Bass (Electric Muffle) - Monk Hughes
#**Flute - James King
#**Guitar - Dan Ubick
#**Organ - Morgan Adams III
#**percussion, Drums - Malcom Catto
#"Alfred Lion Interlude" – 0:45
#"Stepping Into Tomorrow" – 7:36
#*Originally recorded by Donald Byrd
#"Andrew Hill Break" – 1:06
#*Originally recorded by Andrew Hill as "Illusion"
#"Montara" – 5:51
#*Originally recorded by Bobby Hutcherson
#*Scratches - DJ Lord Such
#"Song For My Father" – 5:46
#*Originally recorded by Horace Silver
#*Performed by Sound Directions
#**Bass (Acoustic Muffle)- Jeff Jank, Monk Hughes
#**drums - Lefty Houston
#**Flute - James King
#**Guitar - Dan Ubick
#**Organ, keyboards - Joe McDuphrey
#**percussion - Malik Flavors
#"Footprints" – 4:58
#*Originally recorded by Wayne Shorter
#*Performed by Yesterday's New Quintet
#**Acoustic Bass - Monk Hughes
#**drums - Joe Chambers , Otis Jackson Jr.
#**Keys - Joe McDuphrey
#**percussion - Malik Flavors
#**Vibes - Ahmad Miller
#"Peace/Dolphin Dance" – 5:38
#*Originally recorded by Horace Silver & Herbie Hancock
#*Performed by Joe McDuphrey Experience live
#**Bass - Russel Jenkins
#**drums - Otis Jackson Jr.
#**keyboards - Joe McDuphrey
#"Outro" – 0:17


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