In September 1961, “Mercury” label released “Pre-Bird”, the 18
th Charles Mingus album. It was recorded in May 1960, and was produced by Leonard Feather.
Charles Mingus – bass Paul Bley – piano Roland Hanna – piano Gunther Schuller – conductor Marcus Belgrave – trumpet Ted Curson – trumpet Clark Terry – trumpet Hobart Dotson – trumpet Richard Williams – trumpet Robert Di Domenica – flute Eric Dolphy – alto saxophone, flute Booker Ervin – saxophone Yusuf Lateef – saxophone, flute John LaPorta – saxophone Danny Bank – saxophone Bill Barron – saxophone Joe Farrell – saxophone Eddie Bert – trombone Slide Hampton – trombone Jimmy Knepper – trombone Charles “Majeed” Greenlee – trombone George Scott – drums Dannie Richmond – drums Sticks Evans – drums Max Roach – drums Lorraine Cusson – vocals
All tracks by Charles Mingus, except where noted.
Take the “A” Train – Billy Strayhorn / Exactly Like You – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields Prayer For Passive Resistance Eclipse Mingus Fingus No. 2 Weird Nightmare Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me – Duke Ellington, Bob Russell / I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond Bemoanable Lady Half-Mast Inhibition
In May 1960, “Argo” label released “Burnin’”, the 18
th Sonny Stitt album. It was recorded in August 1958, in Chicago, and was produced by Jordi Pujol.
Sonny Stitt – alto and tenor saxophone Barry Harris – piano William Austin – bass Frank Gant – drums
All tracks by Sonny Stitt, except where noted.
Ko-Ko – Charlie Parker A Minor Sax Lover Man – Jimmy Davis, James Sherman, Roger Ramirez Reed and a Half How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton I’ll Tell You Later Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, Buddy G. DeSylva Easy Living – Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger It’s Hipper Than That
On March 30, 2020, “Latent” label released “Ghosts” the 18
th Cowboy Junkies album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Michael Timmins and Alan Anton.
Margo Timmin s – vocals Michael Timmins – guitar, ukulele, engineer, mixing Alan Anton – bass, keyboards Peter Timmins – drums, percussion, artwork
Desire Lines – Michael Timmins Breathing – Alan Anton, Michael Timmins Grace Descends – Alan Anton, Michael Timmins (You Don’t Get to) Do It Again – Alan Anton, Michael Timmins The Possessed – Michael Timmins Misery – Michael Timmins The Dog Barks – Michael Timmins Ornette Coleman – Michael Timmins
On March 30, 2010, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Non Stop Erotik” the 18
th Black Francis album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles, “RAK Studios” in London, “Studio G” in Brooklyn, and was produced by Eric Drew Feldman and Black Francis.
Black Francis Dave Phillips Eric Drew Feldman Todd O’Keefe Tony Maimone David Henderson Todd Demma Jack Kidney Wesley Siedman – engineer Howard ‘Head’ Bullivant – engineer Jonathan Sterling – assistant engineer Robbie Nelson – assistant engineer Helen Atkinson – assistant engineer Tony Maimone – assistant engineer John Dent – mastering Mark Lemhouse – design Aaron Lucy – photography
All tracks by Black Francis; except where noted.
Lake of Sin O My Tidy Sum Rabbits Wheels – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons Dead Man’s Curve Corrina Six Legged Man Wild Son When I Go Down on You Non Stop Erotik Cinema Star
In February 1962, “Verve” label released “Blues Caravan”, the 18
th Buddy Rich album. It was recorded in August 1961 and was produced by Creed Taylor.
Buddy Rich – drums Wyatt Ruther – double bass Johnny Morris – piano Sam Most – flute Rolf Ericson – trumpet Mike Mainieri – vibraphone Dick Olmstead – engineer Roy de Carava – cover photo Dom Cerulli – liner notes Ken Druker – executive producer
Blowin’ the Blues Away – Horace Silver B.R. Blues – Buddy Rich Late Date – Maynard Caravan – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol Young Blood – Mike Mainieri I Remember Clifford – Benny Golson
In January 1962, “Blue Note” label released “Mosaic”, the 18
th Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers album. It was recorded in October 1961, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.
Art Blakey – drums Freddie Hubbard – trumpet Curtis Fuller – trombone Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone Cedar Walton – piano Jymie Merritt – bass
Mosaic – Cedar Walton Down Under – Freddie Hubbard Children of the Night – Wayne Shorter Arabia – Curtis Fuller Crisis – Freddie Hubbard
In December 1968, “Milestone” label released “Do You Know the Way?” the 18
th and the final Bobby Timmons album.
Bobby Timmons – piano Joe Beck – guitar Bob Cranshaw – electric bass Jack DeJohnette – drums
All tracks by Bobby Timmons except where noted.
The Spanish Count I Won’t Be Back – Joe Beck Last Night When We Were Young – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg Do You Know the Way to San Jose – Burt Bacharach, Hal David Come Together Something to Live For – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn Soul Time This Guy’s in Love With You – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
On September 27, 2005, “Nonesuch” label released “Day Is Done”, the 18
th Brad Mehldau album (credited to Brad Mehldau Trio). It was recorded in March 2005, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, NY, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.
Brad Mehldau- piano
Larry Grenadier- bass
Jeff Ballard- drums
James Farber – engineer
Mark Wilder – mastering
Doyle Partners – design
Diane Cook, Len Jenshel, Roberto Masotti – photography
All tracks by Brad Mehldau except where noted.
Knives Out – Radiohead
Alfie – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
Martha My Dear – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Day Is Done – Nick Drake
She’s Leaving Home – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Granada – Chris Cheek
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon
No Moon at All – Redd Evans, David Mann
On May 24, 2005, “Hyena” label released “Birthright”, the 18
th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Gigantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid. “Birthright” was voted the “Blues Album of the Year” in the “2005 Down Beat Readers’ Poll”.
James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar, flute
All tracks by James Blood Ulmer except where noted.
Take My Music Back to the Church
I Can’t Take It Anymore
Where Did All the Girls Come From
I Ain’t Superstitious – Willie Dixon
White Man’s Jail
The Evil One
Love Dance Rag
Sittin’ on Top of the World – traditional
My Most Favorite Thing
Devil’s Got to Burn
On March 4, 2014, “ECM” label released “Mutations”, the 18
th Vijay Iyer album. It was recorded in September 2013, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.
Vijay Iyer— piano, electronics
Michi Wiancko, Miranda Cuckson — violin
Kyle Armbrust — viola
Kivie Cahn-Lipman — cello
All tracks by Vijay Iyer.
Spellbound and Sacrosanct, Cowrie Shells and the Shimmering Sea
Vuln, Part 2
Mutation 1: Air
Mutation 2: Rise
Mutation 3: Canon
Mutation 4: Chain
Mutation 5: Automata
Mutation 6: Waves
Mutation 7: Kernel
Mutation 8: Clade
Mutation 9: Descent
Mutation 10: Time
When We’re Gone