Originally Posted by Garvin
Jill Scott, Meshell Ndegeocello, Erykah Badu, Alicia Keys, Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, Raphael Saadiq... There is always an element of electronic production on lots of these albums, but they really are mostly live musicians even in studio.
Jaguar Wright, Res, Bilal, Musiq Soulchild, D'angelo,Pharcyde, Maxwell, Mint Condition (Chris Dave used to be their drummer), Lauryn Hill, Common, All Pharrell''s stuff ( the Neptunes, N.E.R.D., his solo stuff), Groove Theory, Black Sheep, Slum Village, Talib Kweli and DJ Hi-tek, Madlib, Madvillain, BlackStarr, Mos Def, Q-tip, Digable PLanets, Digital Underground, Alicia Keys (Her older stuff)... check out their live work on youtube and a lot of their studio work. They always have sick live bands and arrangements.