B.B. & Q. stood for:
the Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens Band
The original line-up were:
Mauro Malavasi (Piano & Synthesizers)
Peewee Ford (Bass Guitar)
Paolo Gianolio (Guitar)
Terri Silverlight (Drums)
Kevin Nance (Keyboards)
b.b.& q. the brroklyn bronx and queens band - 1981 / all night long - 1982 / six million times - 1983 / genie - 1985
In 1981, he signed the B.B & Q. concept to Capitol, 'On The Beat' being the debut release and a U K Top 50 dance hit.
Their second album featured a further dance hit 'Imagination', written by Kae Williams (of Breakwater) with guest vocals by Rick Brenna.
In 1985, B.B. & Q. was signed to Elektra Records and Kae Williams wrote, arranged and produced 'Genie' which featured UK Top 40 hits in the title track and 'I'm A Dreamer'.
The songs featured the vocals of Curtis Hairston (although there were no vocal credits on the sleeves).
A further single 'Ricochet' was released by Cooltempo / Chrysalis in 1987 (UK Top 75), before Jacques was shot dead!
paris ford (a.k.a peewee ford) (bassist's website)
B.B. & Q The Brooklyn Bronx & Queens Band (Capitol Records 1981)
All Night Long (Capitol Records 1982)
Six Million Times (Capitol Records 1983)
Genie (Elektra Records 1985)