On July 26, 2005.

On July 26, 2005, “Atlantic” label released “Mr. A–Z”, the second Jason Mraz studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Allaire Studios” in Shokan, New York, “Chez Mraz” in San Diego, California, “Pulse Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite, Josh Deutsch, and Kevin Kadish.

Personnel:

  • Jason Mraz– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ian Sheridan – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bell – guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam King – drums, backing vocals
  • Eric Hinojosa – keyboards, backing vocals, programming
  • Raul Rekow – congas, percussion
  • Karl Perazzo – timbales, percussion
  • Jack Daley – bass guitar
  • Lyle Workman – electric and Dobro resonator guitar
  • Nir “Nir Z” Zidkyahu– drums
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.– keyboards, Moog bass synthesizer
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion
  • Mike Elizondo– bass guitar
  • Josh Deutsch – castanets
  • Kevin Kadish – acoustic guitar
  • Nicole Bayer – cello
  • Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson– drums
  • Steve Sidelnyk – programming
  • DJ Bob Necksnapp – scratching, mixing
  • Bushwalla– spoken word
  • Noel “Toca” Rivera – backing vocals
  • Roxanne Oldham – backing vocals
  • Danielle Decker – backing vocal
  • Raul Midón– classical and electric guitar, faux horn, backing vocals
  • Charlie Mingroni – spoken word
  • Dennis Morris – programming
  • Lee Davis High School Choir – choir vocals
  • Steve Lilywhite– backing vocals, mixing
  • Carl Glanville – engineering, mixing
  • Scott Moore – backing vocals, engineering assistance
  • Matthew Cullen – engineering assistance
  • Samuel “Vaughn” Merrick – engineering
  • David Thoener – mixing
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Life Is Wonderful – Jason Mraz
  2. Wordplay – Jason Mraz, Kevin Kadish
  3. Geek in Pink – Jason Mraz, Kevin Kadish, Scott Storch, Ian Sheridan
  4. Did You Get My Message – Jason Mraz, Dan Wilson
  5. Curiosity – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris, Lester Mendez
  6. Clockwatching – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris, Ainslie Henderson
  7. Bella Luna – Jason Mraz, Billy “Bushwalla” Galewood
  8. Plane – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris
  9. O, Lover – Jason Mraz, Dennis Morris
  10. Please Don’t Tell Her – Jason Mraz, Eric Hinojosa
  11. The Forecast – Jason Mraz, Eric Hinojosa
  12. Song for a Friend – Jason Mraz, Dan Wilson, Dennis Morris, Eric Hinojosa

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