Body Party

Body Party

by StreetwizeStreetwize

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Overview

The songs covered on Body Party, the ninth album of smooth jazz from saxophonist Kim Waters' Streetwize group, weren't all number one R&B hits (as the cover states), but none of the selections are close to obscure. As usual, the group rolls through well-known contemporary singles with a predominantly instrumental and wholly relaxed approach. Silken takes on Ciara's "Body Party," Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home," and Miguel's "How Many Drinks" are among the highlights. Another bright spot, Tamar Braxton's "The One," allows the group to have fun with Mtume's "Juicy Fruit" and the Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy." For slightly older listeners, Waters and company close out the the album by going back to 1979 for a serene version of Angela Bofill's "I Try" -- a bittersweet quiet storm classic despite not being released as a single. Those who dig the Bofill cover should check Waters' My Loves, issued only five months prior, which includes a rendition of Minnie Riperton's "Lovin' You" fronted by Dana Pope (one of the vocalists on this album).

Product Details

Release Date: 11/19/2013
Label: Shanachie
UPC: 0016351541420
catalogNumber: 5414
Rank: 30917

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Streetwize   Primary Artist
Kim Waters   Saxophone,Background Vocals
Dana Pope   Background Vocals
Jakeem Ali Jones   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Angela Bofill   Composer
Ernie Isley   Composer
Kim Waters   Producer,Engineer,Instrumentation
Chris Jasper   Composer
Kenny Gamble   Composer
Leon Huff   Composer
Marvin Isley   Composer
O'Kelly Isley   Composer
Ronald Isley   Composer
Rudolph Isley   Composer
J. Olivier   Composer
P. Williams   Composer
Missy Elliott   Composer
Danny Weiss   Executive Producer
Chris "Big Dog" Davis   Producer,Instrumentation
L. Daniels   Composer
Noah Shebib   Composer
J. Hoagland   Composer
P. Lawrence   Composer
R. Nichols   Composer
S. Jones   Composer
W. Felder   Composer
E. Laues   Composer
Andrew "Pop" Wansel   Composer
A. Wyatt   Composer
C. Wallace   Composer
Miguel Pimentel   Composer
B. Muhammad   Composer

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