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Queen Latifah: The Dana Owens Album

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This is the first record in which Dana Owens, better known as "Queen Latifah", does nothing but sing. On "The Dana Owens Album," Queen Latifah takes on vocal standards and an unlikely array of blues, pop, and soul classics. This is a big-time production with a cast of all-star support that includes Arif and Joe Mardin, Herbie Hancock, Jerry Hey, Joe Porcaro, Vinnie Colaiuta and John Patitucci to name a few. And then there's Al Green, who steps in to duet on "Simply Beautiful." the Mamas & the Papas' "California Dreamin'," unlike so many other versions, doesn't sound ironic or willfully corny. It's available on Interscope records. Release date : 09/28/04

1. Baby Get Lost
2. I Put a Spell on You
3. Simply Beautiful
4. The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
5. Moody's Mood for Love
6. Close Your Eyes
7. California Dreamin'
8. Hard Times
9. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
10. Hello Stranger
11. If I Had You
12. Lush Life

Musicians :
Organ: Shedrick Mitchell, Tim Carmon
Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals: Raul Midon
Bass: John Patitucci, Jerry Barnes, Jay Leonhart, Ricky Minor, Neil Stubenhaus, Michael Valerio
Clarinet: Emily Bernstein
Flute: Louise Di Tullio
Guitar: John Goux, Paul Jackson Jr, Frank Vignold, Sherrod Barnes
Percussion: Luis Conte, Gordon Gottlieb, Joe Porcaro, Kevin Ricard
Piano: Tom Garvin, Robbie Kondor
Piano, fender rhodes, Wurlitzer: Jim Cox
Piano, Conductor, scat, producer, arrangements: Mervyn Warren
Trombone: Andy Martin, Dick Nash, Bruce Otto
Trumpet, Horn: Gary Grant
Trumpet: Larry Lunetta, Bob Burns Jr
Violin, Concert Master: Bruce Dukov, Charlie Bisharat
Violin: Sid Page, Richard Altenbach, Mari Tsumura, Jacqueline Brand, Darius Campo, Ronald Clark, Joel Derouin, Yvette Devereaux, Charles Everett, Armen Garabedian, Berj Garabedian, Endre Granat, Alan Grunfeld, Patricia Johnson, Peter Kent, Rene Mandel, Ralph Morrison, Robin Olson, Katia Popov, Sheldon Sanov, Josephina Vergara, Lily Chen, Mario de Leon, Natalie Leggett, Sara Parkins, Phillipe Levy, Gil Romero, Eun Mee Ahn, Roberto Cani, Horia Moroaica, Songa Lee
Cello: Robert L. Adcock, Larry Corbett, Stephen Erdody, Armen Ksadjikian, David Low, David Shamban, Cecilia Tsan
Conductor: Ron Fair, Arif Mardin, Joe Mardin
Conductor, Horn, arrangements, horn arrangements: Jerry Hey
Drums: Peter Erskine, Omar Hakim, Lewis Nash, Vinnie Colaiuta, Ralph Rolle, Will Kennedy
Bass Flute: Pamela Sklar
Horn: Bill Reichenbach Jr
Horn, Saxophone: Dan Higgins
English Horn: Jon Clarke
Oboe: Tom Boyd
Saxophone: Pete Christlieb, Gary Bias, Brandon Fields, Joel Peskin, Larry E. Williams
Viola: Robert Becker, Denyse Buffum, Brian Dembow, Dan Neufeld, James Ross, Harry Shirinian, Marlo Fisher, Matt Funes, Vicki Miskolczy, Samuel Formicola
Background Vocals: Durell Coleman, Jackie Simley, Lloyd Williams, Arnold McCuller, Valerie Pinkston
Concert Master: Elena Barere
Vibraphone: Emil Richards, Steve Skinner
Double Bass: Arni Egilsson, Ian Walker, Nico Carmine Abondolo
Arranger, Producer: Arif Mardin  
Arranger, Programming, Producer, Engineer: Joe Mardin
Arranger: Harold Wheeler
Producer, String Arrangements, rhythm arrangement: Ron Fair
Producer, Engineer, Digital Editing: Tal Herzberg
Engineer: Michael O'Reilly, Steve Skinner, Jess Sutcliffe , Frank Wolf
Digital Editing: Eric Caudieux, Brian Montgomery
Vocal Arrangements: Ricky Minor

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