On January 1, 2018.

On January 1, 2018, “Polyvinyl Record Co.” label released “Post-“, the third Jeff Rosenstock album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Jack Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Rosenstock – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, piano, percussion, additional recording, layout, design
  • Mike Huguenor – guitars, backing vocals
  • John DeDomenici – bass, backing vocals
  • Kevin Higuchi – drums, percussion
  • Chris Farren – backing vocals, additional recording
  • Laura Stevenson – backing vocals, additional recording
  • Dan Potthast – lap steel
  • PUP – backing vocals, claps, additional recording
  • Gilbert Armendariz – backing vocals, claps
  • Angelina Banda – backing vocals, claps
  • Sim Castro – backing vocals, claps
  • Laura Hammond – backing vocals, claps
  • Julia Loan – backing vocals, claps
  • Neal Sharma – backing vocals, claps
  • Shannon Toombs – backing vocals, claps
  • Nestor Chumak – additional recording
  • Jack Shirley – recording, engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Hiro Tanaka – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Rosenstock.

  1. Mornin’
  2. USA
  3. Yr Throat
  4. All This Useless Energy
  5. Powerlessness
  6. TV Stars
  7. Melba
  8. Beating My Head Against the Wall
  9. 9/10
  10. Let Them Win
  11. Monkey Man 2 (hidden track)

In January 1957.

In January 1957, “Blue Note” label released “6 Pieces of Silver”, the fifth Horace Silver album. It was recorded in November 1956, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver – piano
  • Bill Henderson – vocals
  • Donald Byrd – trumpet
  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
  • Doug Watkins – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Cool Eyes
  2. Shirl
  3. Camouflage
  4. Enchantment
  5. Senor Blues
  6. Virgo
  7. For Heaven’s Sake – Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer

In December 1987.

In December 1987, “ECM” label released “The Paul Bley Quartet”, the 46th Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1987, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley — piano
  • John Surman — soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Bill Frisell — guitar
  • Paul Motian — drums

Track listing:

  1. Interplay – Paul Bley
  2. Heat – John Surman
  3. After Dark – Bill Frisell
  4. One in Four – Paul Motian
  5. Triste – Paul Bley

On December 20, 2020.

On December 30, 2020, Thomas Neal Cartmell aka Alto Reed, died aged 72. He was musician (saxophone), recorded and performed with Grand Funk Railroad, Dave Mason, Foghat, Spencer Davis, Little Feat, Otis Rush, Enchantment, Jamie Oldaker, George Terry, Tico Torres, Dan Aykroyd, James Belushi, George Thorogood, Robin Gibb, Holograf and The Ventures, but was best known as member of the Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band.

In December 1965.

In December 1965, “Fontana” label released “Touching”, the sixth Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1965, in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Alan Bates.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Kent Carter – bass
  • Barry Altschul – drums

Track listing:

  1. Start – Carla Bley
  2. Touching – Annette Peacock
  3. Pablo – Paul Bley
  4. Both – Annette Peacock
  5. Mazatalan – Paul Bley
  6. Cartoon – Anette Peacock

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Debut” label released “Introducing Paul Bley”, the debut Paul Bley album. It was recorded in November 1963, in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Charles Mingus – bass
  • Art Blakey – drums
  • Bil Spilka – design

Track listing:

  1. Opus 1 – Paul Bley
  2. Teapot) Walkin’ – Richard Carpenter
  3. Like Someone in Love – Johnny Burke, Jimmy van Heusen
  4. Spontaneous Combustion – Paul Bley
  5. Split Kick – Horace Silver
  6. I Can’t Get Started – Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke

In December 1963.

In December 1963, “Prestige” label released “Soul Shack”, an album by Sonny Stitt and Jack McDuff. It was recorded in September 1963, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Stitt – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Brother Jack McDuff – organ
  • Leonard Gaskin – bass
  • Herbie Lovelle – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • Don Schlitten – design, photography
  • Dan Morgenstern – liner notes

Personnel:

All tracks by Sonny Stitt except where noted.

  1. Sunday – Chester Conn, Jule Styne, Bennie Krueger, Ned Miller
  2. Soul Shack
  3. Love Nest – Louis Hirsch, Otto Harbach
  4. Hairy
  5. For You – Joe Burke, Al Dubin
  6. Shadows

In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Jazzland” label released “Tough Tenors”, an album by Johnny Griffin and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Griffin – tenor saxophone
  • Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis – tenor saxophone 
  • Junior Mance – piano
  • Larry Gales – bass
  • Ben Riley – drums

Track listing:

  1. Tickle Toe – Lester Young
  2. Save Your Love for Me – Buddy Johnson
  3. Twins – Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Johnny Griffin
  4. Funky Fluke – Bennie Green
  5. Imagination – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  6. Soft Winds – Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson

In December 1959.

In December 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Peckin’ Time”, the 14th Hank Mobley album. It was recorded in February 1958, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Wynton Kelly – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Charlie Persip – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Hank Mobley except where noted.

  1. High and Flighty
  2. Speak Low – Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash
  3. Peckin’ Time
  4. Stretchin’ Out
  5. Git-Go Blues