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In April 1957.

In April 1957, “Philips” label released “Quand on n’a que l’amour” (When love is all you have), the second Jacques Brel studio album. It was recorded 11 March 1955 – 22 March 1957.

Personnel:

  • Jacques Brel– vocals
  • André Popp– orchestra conductor
  • Michel Legrand– orchestra conductor
  • François Rauber– orchestra conductor
  • Jacques Canetti – executive producer
  • Vénéroni – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Jacques Brel, except where noted.

  1. Quand on n’a que l’amour
  2. Qu’avons-nous fait, bonnes gens
  3. Les pieds dans le ruisseau
  4. Pardons – Jacques Brel, Jacques Vigouroux
  5. La bourrée du célibataire
  6. L’air de la bêtise
  7. Saint-Pierre
  8. J’en appelle
  9. Heureux
  10. Les blés
  11. Quand on n’a que l’amour
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In March 1959.

In March 1959, “Blue Note” label released “Newk’s Time”, the fourteen Sonny Rollins studio album. It was recorded on September 22, 1957, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Wynton Kelly– piano
  • Doug Watkins– bass
  • Philly Joe Jones– drums
  • Recorded by – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Cover photo – Francis Wolff

Track listing:

  1. Tune Up – Miles Davis
  2. Asiatic Raes – Kenny Dorham
  3. Wonderful! Wonderful! – Sherman Edwards-Ben Raleigh
  4. The Surrey with the Fringe on Top – Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
  5. Blues for Philly Joe – Sonny Rollins
  6. Namely You – Gene de Paul-Johnny Mercer

In March 1958.

In March 1958, “Chess” label released “One Dozen Berrys”, the second Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded in 1957, at “Sheldon Recording Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Phil Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Hubert Sumlin– electric guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson, Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Willie Dixon– bass
  • Fred Below, Ebbie Hardy – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Sweet Little Sixteen
  2. Blue Feeling
  3. La Juanda (Espanola)
  4. Rockin’ at the Philharmonic
  5. Oh Baby Doll
  6. Guitar Boogie
  7. Reelin’ and Rockin’
  8. In-Go
  9. Rock and Roll Music
  10. How You’ve Changed
  11. Low Feeling
  12. It Don’t Take but a Few Minutes

 

In March 1958.

In March 1958, “Prestige” label released “John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio”, the third John Coltrane studio album. It was recorded on August 23, 1957, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Hackensack, New Jersey, and was produced by Bob Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor saxophone
  • Red Garland– piano
  • Paul Chambers– bass
  • Art Taylor– drums

Track listing:

  1. Traneing In – John Coltrane
  2. Slow Dance – Alonzo Levister
  3. Bass Blues – John Coltrane
  4. You Leave Me Breathless – Ralph Freed, Friedrich Hollaender
  5. Soft Lights and Sweet Music – Irving Berlin

On March 4, 1957.

On March 4, 1957, “Capitol” label released “Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps”, the second Gene Vincent album. It was recorded in October 1956, and was produced by Ken Nelson.

Personnel:

  • Gene Vincent – vocals, guitar
  • Cliff Gallup– lead guitar
  • Paul Peek – rhythm guitar
  • Willie Williams – rhythm guitar
  • Jack Neal – upright bass
  • Dickie Harrell – drums
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Red Blue Jeans and a Pony Tail – Jack Rhodes, Bill “Tex” Davis
  2. Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me – Gene Vincent, Bill “Tex” Davis
  3. Unchained Melody – Alex North, Hy Zaret
  4. You Told a Fib – Gene Vincent, Cliff Gallup
  5. Cat Man – Gene Vincent, Bill “Tex” Davis
  6. You Better Believe – Cliff Gallup
  7. Cruisin’ Gene Vincent, Bill “Tex” Davis
  8. Double Talkin’ Baby – Danny Wolfe
  9. Blues Stay Away from Me – Henry Glover, Wayne Raney, Alton Delmore, Rabon Delmore
  10. Pink Thunderbird – Paul Peek, Bill “Tex” Davis
  11. I Sure Miss You – Charles Matthews
  12. Pretty, Pretty Baby – Danny Wolfe

In January 1958.

In January 1958, “Roulette” label released “The Atomic Mr. Basie”, album by Count Basie and his Orchestra. It was recorded on October 21 and 22, 1957, at “Capitol Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Teddy Reig. At the 1st “Annual Grammy Awards”, the album won “Best Jazz Performance, Group” and “Best Performance by a Dance Band” awards.

Personnel:

  • Count Basie— piano
  • Wendell Culley, Snooky Young, Thad Jones, Joe Newman— trumpet
  • Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell— trombone
  • Marshal Royal, Frank Wess, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Frank Foster, Charles Fowlkes— reeds
  • Eddie Jones— bass
  • Freddie Green— guitar
  • Sonny Payne— drums
  • Joe Williams— vocals
  • Neal Hefti, Jimmy Mundy— arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks composed and arranged by Neal Hefti, except where noted.

  1. Kid from Red Bank – Count Basie, Neal Hefti
  2. Duet
  3. After Supper
  4. Flight of the Foo Birds
  5. Double-O
  6. Teddy the Toad
  7. Whirlybird
  8. Midnite Blue
  9. Splanky
  10. Fantail
  11. Lil’ Darlin’

In January 1958.

In January 1958, “Fontana” label released “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”, album by Miles Davis. It was recorded on December 4 and 5, 1957, at “Le Poste Parisien Studio” in Paris. The album features the musical cues for the 1958 Louis Malle film “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud”.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Barney Wilen– tenor saxophone
  • René Urtreger– piano
  • Pierre Michelot– bass
  • Kenny Clarke– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Miles Davis.

  1. Générique
  2. L’ Assassinat de Carala
  3. Sur L’Autoroute
  4. Julien Dans L’Ascenseur
  5. Florence Sur Les Champs Élysées
  6. Dîner au Motel
  7. Évasion De Julien
  8. Visite Du Vigile
  9. Au Bar du Petit Bac
  10. Chez Le Photographe Du Motel