On August 14, 2015.

On August 14, 2015, “Masterworks” and “OKeh” labels released “Dee Dee’s Feathers”, the 19th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded in March 2014, at “Esplanade Studios”, and was produced by Irvin Mayfield.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – lead vocals
  • John – vocals
  • Glen David Andrews – vocals
  • Victor Atkins – piano
  • Don Vappie – guitar, banjo
  • Jasen Weaver – bass
  • Peter Harris – bass
  • Adonis Rose – drums
  • Bill Summers – percussion
  • Khari Allen Lee – alto saxophone
  • Rex Gregory – alto saxophone, flute, clarinet
  • Jason Marshall – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Derek Douget – tenor saxophone
  • Edward Petersen – tenor saxophone
  • David Harris – trombone
  • Emily Fredrickson – trombone
  • Michael Watson – vocals, trombone
  • Bernard Floyd – trumpet
  • Branden Lewis – trumpet
  • Eric Lucero – trumpet
  • Leon Brown – alto vocals, trumpet
  • Ashlin Parker – vocals, trumpet
  • Irvin Mayfield – vocals, trumpet
  • Ronald Markham – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. One Fine Thing – Harry Connick Jr.
  2. What a Wonderful World – Bob Thiele, George David Weiss
  3. Big Chief – Earl King Johnson
  4. Saint James Infirmary – Joe Primrose (Irving Mills)
  5. Dee Dee’s Feathers – Dee Dee Bridgewater
  6. New Orleans – Hoagy Carmichael
  7. Theme Song / Do Whatcha Wanna – John Boutte
  8. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  9. Congo Square – Bill Summers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield
  10. C’est Ici Que Je T’aime – Irvin Mayfield
  11. Do You Know What It Means – Eddie DeLange, Louis Alter
  12. Whoopin’ Blues – Benny Jones, Bruce Christian Brackman, Craig Klein, Julius McKee, Lionel Batiste, Roger Hayward Lewis

On August 14, 2012.

On August 14, 2012, “Hopeless Records” label released “Southern Air”, the eighth Yellowcard studio album. It was recorded March – April 2012 and was produced by Neal Avron.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Key– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Sean Mackin– vocals, violin, string arrangements, mandolin
  • Ryan Mendez – lead guitar, bass
  • Longineu W. Parsons III– drums, percussion
  • Tay Jardine – vocals, backing vocals
  • Alex Gaskarth – backing vocals
  • Cassadee Pope– backing vocals
  • Rodney Wirtz – viola
  • Christine Lightner – cello
  • David Immergluck- pedal steel guitar, mandolin
  • Georg Egloff – piano
  • Neal Avron– keyboards, programming
  • Erich Talaba – engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Nicolas Fournier – mixing assistant
  • Brian Manley – album design, cover photos

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ryan Key except where noted; all music by Ryan Key, Sean Mackin, Ryan Mendez, and Longineu W. Parsons III except where noted.

  1. Awakening
  2. Surface of the Sun
  3. Always Summer
  4. Here I Am Alive – lyrics by Ryan Key, Patrick Stump
  5. Sleep in the Snow
  6. A Vicious Kind
  7. Telescope
  8. Rivertown Blues
  9. Ten
  10. Southern Air

 

On August 14, 2009.

On August 12, 2009, “Lil’ Beethoven” and “SR Records” labels released “The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman”, the 22nd Sparks album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “Hollywood American Studios” in Hollywood, “Radio Drama Studio” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Ron Mael, Russell Mael, and Marie Wennersten (producer for Swedish recording). The album was conceived as a radio drama, commissioned by “Sveriges Radio Radioteatern”. It was created to be listened as a single piece, rather than a collection of stand-alone songs.

Personnel:

  • Russell Mael– vocals, studio chief; policeman 1 and 2
  • Ron Mael– keyboard, limo driver; Hollywood tour guide
  • Marcus Blake – autograph hound; Woody
  • Tammy Glover – Hollywood welcoming committee; Gerry
  • Saskia Husberg – interpreter
  • Elin Klinga– Greta Garbo
  • Marie-Chantal Long – Cannes Festival announcer
  • Jonas Malmsjö– Ingmar Bergman
  • Steve McDonald – hotel concierge
  • Steven Nistor– hotel doorman
  • Katie Puckrik– hotel operator
  • Rebecca Sjöwall– Hollywood starlet
  • Jim Wilson – first A.D.; autograph hound
  • Jim Wilson – guitar
  • Dean Menta– guitar
  • Marcus Blake – bass
  • Tammy Glover– drums
  • Steven Nistor – drums
  • Marie Wennersten – director for Swedish recording
  • Magnus Lindman – translations
  • Sabina von Greyerz – SR Records project manager

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Ron Mael and Russell Mael.

  1. 1956 Cannes Film Festival
  2. I Am Ingmar Bergman
  3. Limo Driver (Welcome to Hollywood)
  4. Here He Is Now
  5. Bergman, How Are You?
  6. He’ll Come ‘Round
  7. En Route to the Beverly Hills Hotel
  8. Hollywood Welcoming Committee
  9. I’ve Got to Contact Sweden
  10. The Studio Commissary
  11. I Must Not Be Nasty
  12. Quiet on the Set
  13. Why Do You Take That Tone with Me?
  14. Pleasant Hotel Staff
  15. Hollywood Tour Bus
  16. Autograph Hounds
  17. Bergman Ponders Escape
  18. We’ve Got to Turn Him ‘Round
  19. Escape (Part1)
  20. Escape (Part 2)
  21. Oh, My God
  22. Garbo Sings
  23. Almost a Hollywood Ending
  24. He’s Home

On August 14, 2002.

On August 14, 2002, “Concord” label released “Communion”, the tenth John Patitucci album. It was recorded February – March 2001 and was produced by John Patitucci.

Personnel:

  • John Patitucci – bass guitar, double bass
  • Branford Marsalis– soprano sax
  • Joe Lovano– tenor sax
  • Chris Potter– tenor sax, soprano sax
  • Tim Ries– clarinet, flute
  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Bruce Barth– piano
  • Edward Simon– piano
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Horacio Hernández– drums
  • Valtinho Anastacio – percussion
  • Duduka da Fonseca– percussion
  • Marc Quiñones– percussion, conga
  • Luciana Souza– vocals
  • Elizabeth Lim-Dutton – violin
  • Richard Rood– violin
  • Lawrence Dutton– viola
  • Sachi Patitucci – cello
  • Joe Barbaria – engineer, mixing
  • Allan Tucker – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Patitucci except where noted.

  1. Bariloche
  2. Calabria
  3. Choro Luoco
  4. Isabella
  5. Communion
  6. Misterioso – Thelonious Monk
  7. Valentine
  8. The Sower
  9. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  10. Bohemia After Dark – Oscar Pettiford

On August 14, 2000.

On August 14, 2000, “Parlaphone” label released “Little Kix”, the third Mansun studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Astoria” in London, and was produced by Hugh Padgham and Michael Hunter.

Personnel:

  • Paul Draper– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Dominic Chad– electric guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Stove King– bass
  • Andie Rathbone– drums, percussion
  • Mike Hunter – Hammond organ, Pro Tools
  • Mark ‘Spike’ Stent– mixing
  • Anne Dudley– strings
  • Anton Corbijn– photography
  • Pennie Smith– live photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Draper, except where noted.

  1. Butterfly (A New Beginning) – Paul Draper, Dominic Chad
  2. I Can Only Disappoint You – Paul Draper, Dominic Chad
  3. Comes as No Surprise
  4. Electric Man
  5. Love Is…
  6. Soundtrack 4 2 Lovers – Paul Draper, Dominic Chad
  7. Forgive Me
  8. Until the Next Life
  9. Fool
  10. We Are the Boys
  11. Goodbye

On August 13, 1971.

On August 13, 1971, Curtis Ousley (born Curtis Montgomery) aka King Curtis died aged 37. He was music director, record producer, and musician (soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, trumpet), worked in various music genres, rhythm, and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk, and soul-jazz. He performed and recorded with numerous musicians and bands including Aretha Franklin, Nat Adderley, Wynton Kelly, ]Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, Andy Williams, The Coasters, LaVern Baker, Joe South, John Lennon, the Rimshots, Champion Jack Dupree, Jerry Jemmott, Oliver Jackson, King Pins, Bernard Purdie, The Shirelles, The Noble Band, Cornell Dupree, and  Duane Allman. At the 1970 “Grammy Awards”, Curtis won the “Best R&B Instrumental Performance Grammy” for “Games People Play”. In March 2000, he was posthumously inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

On August 13, 2013.

On August 13, 2013, “Littlebox Recordings” label released “Push Any Button”, the tenth Sam Phillips studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Littlebox Studio”, and was produced by Sam Phillips.

Personnel:

  • Sam Phillips – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Palmer– piano, keyboards
  • Benmont Tench– piano
  • Chris Bruce – guitar
  • Sebastian Steinberg– double bass
  • Jennifer Condos– bass guitar
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • The Section Quartet
    • Eric Gorfain– violin, guitar, keyboards
    • Daphne Chen – violin
    • Lauren Chapman – viola
    • Richard Dodd– cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Phillips.

  1. Pretty Time Bomb
  2. All Over Me
  3. When I’m Alone
  4. See You In Dreams
  5. Going
  6. Things I Shouldn’t Have Told You
  7. Speaking of Pictures
  8. You Know I Won’t
  9. No Time Like Now
  10. Can’t See Straight

 

On August 13, 2002.

On August 13, 2002, “Warner Bros” label released “Largo”, the 14th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded in April 2002, at “Studio B, Capitol Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jon Brion.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau- piano, vibes, prepared piano
  • Larry Grenadier – bass
  • Darek Oleszkiewicz – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain- drums, percussion, tabla
  • Jim Keltner- drums, snare drum, vibraphone
  • Victor Indrizzo– drums, percussion
  • Jorge Rossy – drums, percussion
  • Jon Brion- guitar synthesizer, guitar treatments, percussion
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen- electric bass
  • Peter Mandell, Rose Corrigan – bassoon
  • Emile Bernstein, Gary Gray – clarinet
  • David Shostac, Steve Kujala – flute
  • Earle Dumler, Jon Clark – oboe
  • Daniel Kelley, Philip Yao – French horn
  • William Reichenbach – trombone
  • George B. Thatcher – bass trombone
  • Thomas Biller – engineer
  • Doug Sax, Robert Hadley – mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – art direction, design
  • Tina Tyrell – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau, except where noted.

  1. When It Rains
  2. You’re Vibing Me
  3. Dusty Mcnugget
  4. Dropjes – Brad Mehldau, Darek Oleszkiewicz, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Matt Chemberlain, Victor Indrizzo
  5. Paranoid Android– Thom Yorke, Johnny Greenwood, Ed O’Brien, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway
  6. Franklin Avenue
  7. Sabbath
  8. Dear Prudence – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. Free Willy – Brad Mehldau,Matt Chemberlain, Larry Grenadier, Jorge Rossy
  10. Alvarado
  11. Wave/Mother Nature’s Son – Antonio Carlos Jobim/John Lennon, Paul McCartney

On August 13, 1996.

On August 13, 1996, “Swell” label released “Friction, Baby”, the third Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded March – April 1996 and was produced by Don Gehman.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar
  • Tom Drummond– bass
  • Travis McNabb– drums
  • Joan Wasser– violin
  • Peter Holsapple – piano, organ, mandolin
  • Anthony Dagrade – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Jamil Sharie – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Matthew Perrine – tuba
  • Lawrence Sieberth – piano
  • James Arthur Payne – guitar

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin.

  1. King of New Orleans
  2. Rewind
  3. Long Lost
  4. Normal Town
  5. Scared, Are You?
  6. Return of the Post Moderns
  7. Hung the Moon
  8. Desperately Wanting
  9. Still Life With Cooley
  10. WWOZ
  11. Happy Endings
  12. Speeding Up to Slow Down
  13. At Ch. Degaulle, Etc.
  • “Mejor de Ezra – starts at 3:20 into the track

On August 12, 2010.

On August 12, 2010, Richard “Richie” Hayward died aged 64. He was a musician (drums), best known as the drummer of Little Feat. Hayward recorded and performed with many artists including Paul Rodgers, The Doobie Brothers, Bob Dylan, Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy, Arlo Guthrie, Al Kooper, Linda Ronstadt, Bob Seger, Carly Simon, Nancy Sinatra, Stephen Stills, Tom Waits, John Cale, Warren Zevon, Warren HaynesJoan Armatrading, Delaney Bramlett, Kim Carnes, Eric Clapton, Ry Cooder, James Cotton,  Jonny Lang, Barbra Streisand, Eric Lynn, Nils Lofgren, Taj Mahal, Coco Montoya, Robert Palmer, Van Dyke Parks, Robert Plant, Helen Watson, and Jimmy Herring.

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