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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

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “Pacific Jazz” label released “Essence” the fourth Don Ellis album. It was recorded in July 1962, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Richard Bock.

Personnel:

  • Don Ellis- trumpet
  • Paul Bley- piano
  • Gary Peacock- bass
  • Nick Martinis, Gene Stone – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Don Ellis except where noted.

  1. Johnny Come Lately – Billy Strayhorn
  2. Slow Space
  3. Ostinato
  4. Donkey – Carla Bley
  5. Form
  6. Angel Eyes – Earl Brent, Matt Dennis
  7. Irony
  8. Lover – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart

In August 1962.

In August 1962, “United Artists” label released “Undercurrent”, an album by Bill Evans and Jim Hall. It was recorded April – May 1962, at “Sound Makers” in New York City, and was produced by Alan Douglas.

Personnel:

  • Bill Evans– piano
  • Jim Hall– guitar

Track listing:

  1. My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  2. I Hear a Rhapsody – Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre
  3. Dream Gypsy – Judith Veevers
  4. Romain – Jim Hall
  5. Skating in Central Park – John Lewis
  6. Darn That Dream – Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen

In July 1962.

In July 1962, “Impulse!” label released “Coltrane”, the eleventh John Coltrane album (third one for Impulse!). It was recorded April – June 1962, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood, NJ, and was produced by Bob Thiele.

Personnel:

  • John Coltrane– tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Jimmy Garrison– double bass
  • Elvin Jones– drums
  • McCoy Tyner– piano
  • Pete Turner– photography

Track listing:

  1. Out of This World – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer
  2. Soul Eyes – Mal Waldron
  3. The Inch Worm – Frank Loesser
  4. Tunji – John Coltrane
  5. Miles’ Mode – John Coltrane

On August 13, 1962.

On August 13, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Tender, the Moving, the Swinging Aretha Franklin”, the third  Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded April 27; May 4–5; May 11, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Robert Mersey.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin – vocals, piano
  • Robert Mersey- personal supervisor, arrangements, conductor
  • Don Hunstein – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Cry, Baby – Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger
  2. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell and Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
  3. I Apologize – Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, Ed Nelson
  4. Without the One You Love – Aretha Franklin
  5. Look for the Silver Lining – Jerome Kern, B.G. DeSylva
  6. I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Ray Henderson, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young
  7. Just for a Thrill – Lil Hardin Armstrong, Don Raye
  8. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.
  9. I’m Wandering – Berry Gordy, Jr., Tyran Carlo
  10. How Deep Is the Ocean – Irving Berlin
  11. I Don’t Know You Anymore – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
  12. Lover Come Back to Me – Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II

 

On June 5, 1962.

On June 5, 1962, “RCA Victor” label released “Pot Luck with Elvis”, the seventh Elvis Presley studio album. It was recorded on March 22, 1961, at “Radio Recorders”  in Hollywood, June 25 and October 15, 1961, March 18 and March 19, 1962, at “RCA Studio B” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Steve Sholes and  Joseph Lilley.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Presley– lead vocals
  • Scotty Moore– rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Kennedy– lead guitar
  • Hank Garland– lead guitar
  • Tiny Timbrell– rhythm guitar
  • Harold Bradley– guitar
  • Grady Martin– guitar, vibes
  • Floyd Cramer– piano, organ
  • Dudley Brooks– piano
  • Gordon Stoker – piano
  • Bob Moore– double bass
  • J. Fontana– drums
  • Buddy Harman– drums
  • Millie Kirkham– backing vocals
  • The Jordanaires– backing vocals
  • Boots Randolph– saxophone

Track listing:

  1. Kiss Me Quick – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  2. Just for Old Time Sake – Roy C. Bennett, Sid Tepper
  3. Gonna Get Back Home Somehow – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  4. (Such an) Easy Question – Otis Blackwelland Winfield Scott
  5. Steppin’ Out of Line – Fred Wise, Ben Weisman, Dolores Fuller
  6. I’m Yours – Hal Blair, Don Robertson
  7. Something Blue – Paul Evans, Al Byron
  8. Suspicion – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  9. I Feel That I’ve Known You Forever – Doc Pomus, Alan Jeffreys
  10. Night Rider – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  11. Fountain of Love – Bill Giant, Jeff Lewis
  12. That’s Someone You Never Forget – Elvis Presley, Red West

On March 19, 1962.

On March 19, 1962, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, debut Bob Dylan album. It was recorded November 20 – 22, at “Columbia Studio A” in New York City, and was produced by John H. Hammond.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan– vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica

Track listing:

  1. You’re No Good – Jesse Fuller
  2. Talkin’ New York – Bob Dylan
  3. In My Time of Dyin’ – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  4. Man of Constant Sorrow – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  5. Fixin’ to Die – Bukka White
  6. Pretty Peggy-O – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  7. Highway 51 Blues – Curtis Jones
  8. Gospel Plow – traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan
  9. Baby, Let Me Follow You Down – traditional, arranged by Eric von Schmidt
  10. House of the Risin’ Sun – traditional, arranged by Dave Van Ronk
  11. Freight Train Blues – John Lair, arranged by Bob Dylan
  12. Song to Woody – Bob Dylan
  13. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean – Blind Lemon Jefferson

On March 19, 1962.

On March 19, 1962, “Columbia” label released “The Electrifying Aretha Franklin”, the second Aretha Franklin studio album. It was recorded July – December 1961, January 1962, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by John H. Hammond.

Personnel:

  • Aretha Franklin– vocals, piano
  • John H. Hammond– personal supervisor
  • Richard Wess – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. You Made Me Love You – Joe McCarthy, James Vincent Monaco
  2. I Told You So – John Leslie McFarland
  3. Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody – Sam M. Lewis, Jean Schwartz, Joe Young
  4. Nobody Like You – James Cleveland
  5. Exactly Like You – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  6. It’s So Heartbreakin’ – John Leslie McFarland
  7. Rough Lover – John Leslie McFarland
  8. Blue Holiday – Willie Denson, Luther Dixon
  9. Just for You – Bailey, John Leslie McFarland
  10. That Lucky Old Sun(Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) – Haven Gillespie, Harry Beasley Smith
  11. I Surrender, Dear – Harry Barris, Gordon Clifford
  12. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive – Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer