On January 1, 1997.

On January 1, 1997, “ECM” label released “The River”, the 33th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in June 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad: piano
  • David Darling: cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad, except where noted.

  1. I – William Byrd
  2. II
  3. III – William Byrd
  4. IV
  5. V
  6. VI
  7. VII
  8. VIII – David Darling, Ketil Bjørnstad
  9. IX
  10. X
  11. XI
  12. XII – Orlando Gibbons

On January 1, 1989.

On January 1, 1989, “Celluloid Records” label released “A Dead Horse”, the fourth Golden Palominos album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Platinum Island Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Bova– keyboards, programming
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Anton Fier– drums, additional production
  • Robert Kidney – guitar
  • Amanda Kramer– vocals
  • Bill Laswell– bass violon
  • Chuck Leavell– keyboards
  • Larry Saltzman – guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Mick Taylor– guitar
  • Bernie Worrell– Hammond organ
  • Oz Fritz – engineering, mixing, recording
  • Steve Rinkoff – mixing, recording
  • William Garrett – recording
  • John Herman – recording
  • Robert Musso – recording
  • Steve Klatz – drum technician
  • Robert Longo – design, photography
  • Christiane Mathan – design
  • Frank W. Ockenfels– photography

Track listing:

  1. Wild River – Robert Kidney
  2. Shattered Image – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  3. Angel of Death – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  4. Lucky – Robert Kidney
  5. Darklands – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. A Letter Back – Robert Kidney
  7. Over – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis

On January 1, 1984.

On January 1, 1984, “ECM” label released “The Third Decade”, the 30th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in June 1984, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Lester Bowie – trumpet, fluegelhorn
  • Malachi Favors Maghostut – bass, percussion instruments
  • Joseph Jarman – saxophones, clarinets, percussion instruments, synthesizer
  • Roscoe Mitchell – saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion instruments
  • Don Moye – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Prayer for Jimbo Kwesi – Joseph Jarman
  2. Funky Aeco – Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye
  3. Walking in the Moonlight – Roscoe Mitchell
  4. The Bell Piece – Roscoe Mitchell
  5. Zero – Lester Bowie
  6. Third Decade – Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye

On January 1, 1979.

On January 1, 1979, “ECM” label released “Nice Guys”, the 25th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in May 1978, at “Tonstudio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Roscoe Mitchell: saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion instruments
  • Lester Bowie: trumpet, celeste, bass drum
  • Malachi Favors Maghostut: bass, percussion instruments, melodica
  • Joseph Jarman: vocal, saxophones, clarinets, percussion instruments
  • Don Moye: vocal, drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Ja – Lester Bowie
  2. Nice Guys – Roscoe Mitchell
  3. Folkus – Don Moye
  4. 597–59 – Joseph Jarman
  5. CYP – Roscoe Mitchell
  6. Dreaming of the Master – Joseph Jarman

On December 31, 1995.

On December 31, 1995, “Soul Note” label released “Electric Five”, the 17th Enrico Rava album. It was recorded in September 1994, at “MU REC Studio” in Milano, Italy and was produced by Giovanni Bonandrini.

Personnel:

  • Enrico Rava- trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Gianluigi Trovesi- alto saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Domenico Caliri – electric andclassical guitar
  • Roberto Cecchetto – electric guitar
  • Giovanni Maier- bass
  • T. Ghandi- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Enrico Rava except where noted.

  1. Da Silva
  2. Fragile
  3. The Fearless Five
  4. Lavori Casalinghi
  5. Milestones – Miles Davis
  6. Overboard
  7. La Strada – Nino Rota
  8. Fefè
  9. Satie
  10. Lady Orlando
  11. Boplicity – Cleo Henry

In December 1993.

In December 1993, “Black Saint” label released “Five Chord Stud”, the 14th Julius Hemphill album. It was recorded November 18 and 19, 1993, at “Sear Sound” in New York City and was produced by Julius Hemphill.

Personnel:

  • Julius Hemphill- conductor, composer
  • Tim Berne- alto saxophone
  • Marty Ehrlich- soprano and alto saxophone
  • Sam Furnace- soprano and alto saxophone
  • James Carter- tenor saxophone
  • Andrew White- tenor saxophone
  • Fred Ho- baritone saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Julius Hemphill

  1. Band Theme
  2. Critical
  3. Shorty
  4. Mirrors
  5. Five Chord Stud
  6. The Moat and the Bridge
  7. Georgia Blue
  8. Flush
  9. Spiritual Chairs

In December 1988.

In December 1988, “Rough Trade” label released “Red & Gold”, the 16th Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded September to November 1988 at “Woodworm Studios” in Barford St. Michael, Oxfordshire, and was produced by Simon Nicol.

Personnel:

  • Maartin Allcock– vocals, guitars, bouzouki, mandolin, accordion, keyboards
  • Dave Mattacks– drums, percussion, keyboards, harpsichord
  • Ric Sanders– violin
  • Dave Pegg– vocals, acoustic and bass guitars
  • Simon Nicol– vocals, guitars, dobro
  • Tim Matyear – engineer
  • Rob Braviner, Mark Tucker – engineering
  • John Dent – mastering
  • Mike Dolan – mixing
  • David Gleeson, Spencer Richards – artwork
  • Malcolm Holmes – booklet design
  • Dawn Robertson, John Woodward – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Set Me Up – Dave Whetstone
  2. The Noise Club – Maartin Allcock
  3. Red and Gold – Ralph McTell
  4. The Beggar’s Song – traditional,arranged by  Maartin Allcock
  5. The Battle – Ric Sanders
  6. Dark Eyed Molly – Archie Fisher
  7. The Rose Hip – Ric Sanders
  8. London River – Rod Shearman
  9. Summer Before the War – Huw Williams
  10. Open the Door Richard – Bob Dylan

In December 1981.

In December 1981, “Sanctuary” label released “Hyenas Only Laugh for Fun”, the third Roger Chapman and The Shortlist studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Jacob Studios” in Piano, Texas, and was produced by Terry Barham and Paul Smykle.

Personnel:

  • Roger Chapman– vocals, harmonica
  • Tim Hinkley– keyboards
  • Geoff Whitehorn– guitars
  • Steve Simpson – violin, mandolin, slide guitar
  • Jerome Rimson – bass guitar
  • John Wetton– bass guitar
  • Leonard “Stretch” Stretching – drums
  • Alan Coulter – drums
  • Nick Pentelow – saxophones
  • Poli Palmer– synthesisers, programming
  • Raymond Burrell– editing blocks
  • Duncan Kinnell – percussion
  • Jill Mumford – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Roger Chapman

  1. Prisoner– Roger Chapman, Tim Hinkley, Geoff Whitehorn
  2. Hyenas Only Laugh for Fun – Roger Chapman, Tim Hinkley, Geoff Whitehorn, Jerome Rimson
  3. Killing Time – Roger Chapman
  4. Wants Nothing Chained – Roger Chapman, Geoff Whitehorn
  5. The Long Goodbye – Roger Chapman
  6. Blood and Sand – Roger Chapman, Geoff Whitehorn
  7. Common Touch – Roger Chapman
  8. Goodbye Reprise – Roger Chapman
  9. Hearts On The Floor – Roger Chapman
  10. Step Up – Take A Bow – Roger Chapman, Geoff Whitney
  11. Jukebox Mama – Roger Chapman, Troy Seals

In December 1977.

In December 1977, “EMI Records” label released “Focus con Proby”, the seventh Focus studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Yde De Jong.

Personnel:

  • J. Proby– vocals
  • Thijs van Leer– Hammond organ, piano, electric piano, Mellotron, synthesiser, flute
  • Bert Ruiter– bass guitar
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Philip Catherine– acoustic guitar, lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Eef Albers – lead guitar, rhythm guitar

Track listing:

  1. Wingless – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  2. Orion – Eef Albers
  3. Night Flight – Eef Albers
  4. Eddy – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  5. Sneezing Bull – Philip Catherine
  6. Brother – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer
  7. Tokyo Rose – Roselie van Leer
  8. Maximum – Bert Ruiter, Thijs van Leer
  9. How Long – Roselie van Leer, Thijs van Leer