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In September 1960.

In September 1960, “Jazzland” label released “Out of This World”, debut and the only Walter Benton album. It was recorded in September 1960, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Walter Benton – tenor saxophone
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Wynton Kelly – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb, Albert Heath – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Walter Benton except where noted,

  1. Out of This World – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  2. Walter’s Altar
  3. Iris
  4. Night Movements
  5. A Blues Mood
  6. Azil
  7. Lover Man – Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman

In September 1961.

In September 1961, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, debut Shadows (The) album. It was recorded October 1960 – June 1961, at “EMI Abbey Road” in London, and was produced by Norrie Paramor.

Personnel:

  • Hank Marvin – vocals, lead guitar, piano
  • Bruce Welch – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jet Harris – vocals, bass guitar
  • Tony Meehan – drums, percussion
  • Malcolm Addey – engineer
  • Cliff Richard – sleeve notes

Track listing:

  1. Shadoogie – Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris, Tony Meehan
  2. Blue Star – Victor Young, Edward Heyman
  3. Nivram – Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin, Jet Harris
  4. Baby My Heart – Sonny Curtis
  5. See You in My Drums – Tony Meehan
  6. All My Sorrows – Dave Guard, Bob Shane, Nick Reynolds
  7. Stand Up and Say That – Hank Marvin
  8. Gonzales – Jet Harris, Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin
  9. Find Me a Golden Street – Norman Petty
  10. Theme from a Filleted Place – Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris
  11. That’s My Desire – Helmy Kresa, Carroll Loveday
  12. My Resistance Is Low – Hoagy Carmichael
  13. Sleepwalk – Ann Farina, Santo Farina, Johnny Farina, Don Wolf
  14. Big Boy – Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin

In June 1961.

In June 1961, “Warwick” label released “Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone”, the eleventh Curtis Fuller album. It was recorded in December 1960, at “Mercury Sound Studio” in New York City.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone
  • Walter Bishop, Jr. – piano
  • Buddy Catlett – bass
  • Stu Martin – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Fuller except where noted.

  1. Chantized
  2. Flutie
  3. If I Were a Bell – Frank Loesser
  4. But Beautiful – Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen
  5. Do I Love You? – Cole Porter
  6. The Court
  7. Mr. L

In May 1960.

In May 1960, “Warner Bros” label released “It’s Everly Time”, the third Everly Brothers (The) studio album. It was recorded in March 1960.

Personnel:

  • Don Everly – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Phil Everly – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Chet Atkins, “Sugarfoot” Garland – electric guitar
  • James Clayton – steel guitar
  • Floyd Cramer, Marvin H. Hughes – piano
  • Floyd T. “Lightnin'” Chance – bass
  • “Buddy” Harman Jr. – drums
  • Tom Palumbo – photography
  • George Avakian – liner notes

Personnel:

All tracks by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, except where noted.

  1. So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad) – Don Everly
  2. Just in Case – Boudleaux Bryant
  3. Memories Are Made of This – Tichard Dehr, Terry Gilkyson, Frank Miller
  4. That’s What You Do To Me – Bob Montgomery, Earl Sinks
  5. Sleepless Nights
  6. What Kind of Girl Are You – Ray Charles
  7. Oh True Love
  8. Carol Jane – Dave Rich
  9. Some Sweet Day
  10. Nashville Blues
  11. You Thrill Me (Through and Through)
  12. I Want You to Know – Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino

In April 1968.

In April 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Plain Talk”, the 47th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Photomedia – photography
  • Nat Hentoff – liner notes

Track listings:

  1. Big Fat Mama – Lucky Millinder, Stafford Simon
  2. My One and Only Love – Robert Melvin, Guy Wood
  3. Plain Talk – Jimmy Smith
  4. Time After Time – Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne

In April 1961.

In April 1961, “Roulette” label released “Uhuru Afrika”, the thirteenth Randy Weston album. It was recorded in November 1960, at “Bell Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Teddy Reig. The album features lyrics and liner notes by the poet Langston Hughes and was banned in South Africa in 1964.

Personnel:

  • Randy Weston – piano
  • Clark Terry – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Benny Bailey, Richard Williams, Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Slide Hampton, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson – trombone
  • Julius Watkins – French horn
  • Gigi Gryce – alto saxophone, flute
  • Yusef Lateef – tenor saxophone, flute, oboe
  • Sahib Shihab – alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
  • Budd Johnson – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Jerome Richardson – baritone saxophone, piccolo
  • Cecil Payne – baritone saxophone
  • Les Spann – guitar, flute
  • Kenny Burrell – guitar
  • George Duvivier, Ron Carter – bass
  • Max Roach, Charlie Persip – drums, percussion
  • Wilbert Hogan – drums
  • Babatunde Olatunji – percussion
  • Armando Peraza – bongos
  • Candido Camero – congas
  • Martha Flowers, Brock Peters – vocals
  • Tuntemeke Sanga – narrator
  • Melba Liston – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Weston, except where noted.

  1. Introduction: Uhuru Kwanza – Langston Hughes
  2. First Movement: Uhuru Kwanza
  3. Second Movement: African Lady – Randy Weston, Langston Hughes
  4. Third Movement: Bantu
  5. Fourth Movement: Kucheza Blues

In April 1960.

In April 1960, “Blue Note” label released “The Music From “The Connection”, the fifth  Freddie Redd album. It contains the music for Jack Gelber’s 1959 play “The Connection”. The album was recorded in February 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs.

Personnel:

  • Freddie Redd – piano
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Michael Mattos – bass
  • Larry Ritchie – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – recording
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Herb Snitzer – photography
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes

All tracks by Freddie Redd.

  1. Who Killed Cock Robin
  2. Wigglin’
  3. Music Forever
  4. Time To Smile
  5. (Theme for) Sister Salvation
  6. Jim Dunn’s Dilemma
  7. O.D. (Overdose)

In February 1962.

In February 1962, “Columbia” label released “A Touch of Satin”, album by J.J. Johnson Quartet, and the 21st J.J. Johnson album overall. It was recorded in December 1960 and January 1961, at “Columbia 30th Street Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Johnson – trombone
  • Victor Feldman – piano, vibraphone, celeste
  • Sam Jones – bass
  • Louis Hayes – drums

Track listing:

  1. Satin Doll – Duke Ellington
  2. Flat Black – J. J. Johnson
  3. Gigi – Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner
  4. Bloozineff – J. J. Johnson
  5. Jackie-ing – Thelonious Monk
  6. Goodbye – Gordon Jenkins
  7. Full Moon and Empty Arms – Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman
  8. Sophisticated Lady – Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
  9. When the Saints Go Marching In – traditional

On January 27, 1998.

On January 27, 1998, “Blue Note” label released “Back to the Tracks”, the sixth Tina Brooks album. It was recorded September – October 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Tina Brooks – tenor saxophone
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Kenny Drew – piano
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tina Brooks except where noted.

  1. Back to the Tracks
  2. Street Singer
  3. The Blues and I
  4. For Heaven’s Sake – Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald Meyer
  5. The Ruby and The Pearl – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans

In January 1968.

In January 1968, “Blue Note” label released “Open House”, the 45th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Blue Mitchell – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Francis Wolff – photography
  • Leonard Feather – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Open House – Jimmy Smith
  2. Old Folks – Willard Robison, Dedette Lee Hill
  3. Sista Rebecca – Jimmy Smith
  4. Embraceable You – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin