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In March 1963.

In March 1963, “Columbia” label released “Free Fall”, the 22nd Jimmy Giuffre album. It was recorded July – November 1962, at “Columbia Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Michael Cuscuna and Teo Macero.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Giuffre – clarinet
  • Paul Bley – piano
  • Steve Swallow – double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Jimmy Giuffre

  1. Propulsion
  2. Threewe
  3. Ornothoids
  4. Dichotomy
  5. Man Alone
  6. Spasmodic
  7. Yggdrasill
  8. Divided Man
  9. Primordial Call
  10. The Five Ways

In February 1963.

In February 1963, “United Artists” label released “Money Jungle”, Duke Ellington studio album. It was recorded in September 1962, at “Sound Makers Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Duke Ellington – piano
  • Charles Mingus – double bass
  • Max Roach – drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Duke Ellington, except where noted.

  1. Money Jungle
  2. Fleurette Africane (African Flower)
  3. Very Special
  4. Warm Valley
  5. Wig Wise
  6. Caravan – music by Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington, lyrics by Irving Mills
  7. Solitude – music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Eddie DeLange and Irving Mills

In February 1963.

In February 1963, “Riverside” label released “Caravan”, album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. It was recorded In October 1962, at “Plaza Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey – drums
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone
  • Cedar Walton – piano
  • Reggie Workman – bass

Track listing:

  1. Caravan – Juan Tizol
  2. Sweet ‘n’ Sour – Wayne Shorter
  3. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning – David Mann, Bob Hilliard
  4. This Is for Albert – Wayne Shorter
  5. Skylark – Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer
  6. Thermo – Freddy Hubbard

In Februaru 1963.

In February 1963, “United Artists” label released “Matador”, the 16th Kenny Dorham album. It was recorded in April 1962, at “Sound Makers” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Dorham – trumpet
  • Jackie McLean – alto saxophone
  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Teddy Smith – bass
  • J.C. Moses – drums


Track listing:

  1. El Matador – Kenny Dorham
  2. Melanie Parts 1-3 – Jackie McLean
  3. Smile – Charlie Chaplin
  4. Beautiful Love – Haven Gillespie, Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young
  5. Prelude – Heitor Villa-Lobos
  6. There Goes My Heart – Benny Davis, Abner Silver

In September 1962.

In September 1962, “King” label released “James Brown and His Famous Flames Tour the U.S.A.”, the fifth James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1962, and was produced by James Brown.

Track listing:

All tracks by James Brown, except where noted.

  1. Mashed Potatoes U.S.A.
  2. Choo-Choo Locomotion
  3. Three Hearts In a Tangle – Ray Pennington, Sonny Thompson
  4. Doin’ the Limbo
  5. I Don’t Care
  6. Joggin’ Along
  7. I’ve Got Money
  8. Sticky – James Brown, J.C. Davis
  9. Like a Baby – Jesse Stone
  10. Every Beat of My Heart – Johnny Otis
  11. In the Wee Wee Hours (Of the Nite)
  12. Cross Firing

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “Atlantic” label released “Do The Bossa Nova”, the 30th Herbie Mann album.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Mann – flute, alto flute
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim – vocals, piano, arranger, conductor
  • Luiz Carlos Vinhas – piano 
  • Sergio Mendes – piano
  • Baden Powell – guitar
  • Durval Ferreira – guitar
  • Gabriel – bass 
  • Octavio Bailly Jr – bass
  • Dom Um – drums 
  • Juquinha – drums
  • Papao – drums
  • Pedro Paulo – trumpet
  • Paulo Moura – alto saxophone
  • Bossa Nova Rio Group
  • Bossa Três 
  • Zezinho E Sua Escola De Samba
  • Umverto – engineer
  • Loring Eutemey – design
  • Nesuhi Ertegun – supervisor

Track listing:

  1. Deve Ser Amor – Baden Powell, Vinicius De Moraes
  2. Menina Feia – Oscar Castro Neves
  3. Amor Em Paz – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes
  4. Voce E Eu – Carlos Lyra, Vinicius De Moraes
  5. One Note Samba – Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonca
  6. Blues Walk – Clifford Brown
  7. Consolacao – Baden Powell
  8. Bossa Velha – Herbie Mann

On July 14, 1962.

On July 14, 1962, “Liberty” label released “Bobby Vee Meets The Crickets” is Bobby Vee and the Crickets. It was Vee’s 6th album, and the fourth Crickets (The) album. It was recorded in 1962 at “United Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Snuff Garrett.

Personnel:

  • Bobby Vee – vocals, guitar
  • Jerry Allison – drums, backing vocals
  • Tommy Allsup – guitar
  • Howard Roberts – piano
  • Ernie Freeman – piano, arranger, conductor
  • Gene Garf – piano
  • Red Callendar -bass
  • Earl Palmer – drums
  • Jim Economides – engineer
  • Eddie Brackett – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Peggy Sue – J.I.Allison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
  2. Bo Diddley – Elias McDaniels
  3. Someday (When I’m Gone from You) – Tom Lesslie
  4. Well…All Right – J.I. Allison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty, Joe B. Mauldin
  5. I Gotta Know – M. Williams, P. Evans
  6. Lookin’ For Love – Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
  7. Sweet Little Sixteen – Chuck Berry
  8. When You’re in Love – J.I. Alison, Sonny Curtis
  9. Lucille – Richard Penniman, Albert Collins
  10. The Girl of My Best Friend – Sam Bobrick, Beverly Ross
  11. Little Queenie – Chuck Berry
  12. The Girl Can’t Help It – Bobby Troup

In May 1962.

In May 1962, “Verve” label released “Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith”, the 20th Jimmy Smith album. It was recorded in March 1962, at “Van Gelder Studios” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Cred Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Smith – organ
  • Oliver Nelson – arranger, conductor
  • Phil Woods, Jerry Dodgion – alto saxophone
  • Bob Ashton, Babe Clarke – tenor saxophone
  • George Barrow – baritone saxophone
  • Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinsen, Joe Wilder – trumpet
  • Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Britt Woodman – trombone
  • Tom Mitchell – bass trombone
  • Barry Galbraith – guitar
  • Quentin Warren – guitar
  • George Duvivier – bass
  • Ed Shaughnessy – drums
  • Donald Bailey – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Walk on the Wild Side – Elmer Bernstein, Mack David
  2. Ol’ Man River – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  3. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler
  4. Step Right Up – Oliver Nelson
  5. Beggar for the Blues – Ray Rasch, Dotty Wayne
  6. Bashin’ – Jimmy Smith
  7. I’m an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) – Johnny Mercer

On December 16, 1963.

On December 16, 1963, “Columbia” label released “Quiet Nights”, the 36th Miles Davis album, and his fourth and final album collaboration with Gil Evans. It was recorded July – November 1962, April 1963, at “Columbia’s 30th Street Studios” in Manhattan, and was produced by Teo Macero and Irving Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – trumpet
  • Gil Evans – arranger, conductor
  • Shorty Baker, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal – trumpets
  • J.J. Johnson, Frank Rehak – trombones
  • Ray Alonge, Don Corrado, Julius Watkins – french horns
  • Bill Barber – tuba
  • Steve Lacy – soprano saxophone
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Albert Block – flute
  • Ray Beckenstein, Jerome Richardson – woodwinds
  • Garvin Bushell, Bob Tricarico – bassoons
  • Janet Putnam – harp
  • Victor Feldman – piano
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Jimmy Cobb – drums
  • Frank Butler – drums
  • Willie Bobo – bongos
  • Elvin Jones – percussion
  • Fred Plaut – engineer
  • Dan Hunstein – photography

Track listing:

  1. Song No. 2 (a.k.a. Prenda Minha, Brazilian folk song) – Gil Evans, Miles Davis
  2. Once Upon a Summertime – Johnny Mercer, Michel Legrand
  3. Aos Pés da Cruz – Marino Pinto, José Gonçalves
  4. Song No. 1 (a.k.a. Adelita by Francisco Tárrega) – Gil Evans, Miles Davis
  5. Wait Till You See Her – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  6. Corcovado – Antônio Carlos Jobim
  7. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “What’s New?” the 20th Sonny Rollins album. It was recorded April – May 1962, in New York City, and was produced by George Avakian and John Snyder.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Rollins– tenor saxophone
  • Jim Hall– guitar
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Ben Riley– drums
  • Denis Charles – percussion
  • Frank Charles – percussion
  • Willie Rodriguez – percussion
  • Candido– percussion
  • Jay Newland – engineer
  • Ray Hall – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonny Rollins except where noted.

  1. If Ever I Would Leave You – Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe
  2. Jungoso
  3. Bluesongo
  4. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes – Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin
  5. Brown Skin Girl – Norman Span