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On March 29, 1994.

On March 29, 1994, “Elektra” label released “Hoist”, the fifth Phish studio album. It was recorded October – November 1993, at “American Recording Co.” in Woodland Hills, California, and was produced by Paul Fox.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio– lead vocals, guitars
  • Page McConnell– pianos, organ, backing vocals
  • Mike Gordon– electric and upright basses, mandolin
  • Jon “Greasy Fizeek” Fishman– drums, backing vocals
  • Morgan Fichter – violin
  • Alison Krauss– additional lead and backing vocals
  • Rickey Grundy Chorale – backing vocals
    • Rickey Grundy – conductor
    • Trelawney McLaurin
    • Beverly Witherspoon
    • Theodore Trent III
    • Beretta Thomas
    • Angela Brown
    • Hosea Belcher
  • Rose Stone, Jean McClain – backing vocals
  • Tower of PowerHorn Section – horns
    • Greg Adams – fluegelhorn
    • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
    • Stephen “Doc” Kupka – baritone saxophone
    • David Mann – alto saxophone
    • Emilio Castillo– tenor saxophone
  • Jonathan Frakes– trombone
  • Béla Fleck– banjo
  • The Richard Greene Fourteen – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio and Marshall, except where noted.

  1. Julius
  2. Down with Disease
  3. If I Could – Trey Anastasio
  4. Riker’s Mailbox – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell
  5. Axilla (Part II)
  6. Lifeboy
  7. Sample in a Jar
  8. Wolfman’s Brother – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Marshall, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell
  9. Scent of a Mule – Mike Gordon
  10. Dog Faced Boy – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Marshall, Page McConnell
  11. Demand (song ends at 1:56, followed by Split Open and Melt jam from 4/21/93 and Yerushalayim Shel Zahav) – Trey Anastasio, Marshall, Naomi Shemer

On March 29, 1994.

On March 29, 1994, “TVT Records” label released “Spirits”, the 14th Gil Scott – Heron album. It was recorded in April 1993, and was produced by Gil Scott-Heron, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Malcolm Cecil.

Personnel:

  • Gil Scott-Heron – vocals, piano
  • Ed Brady – guitar
  • Fima Ephron, Robbie Gordon – bass guitar
  • Malcolm Cecil- bass guitar, piano
  • Brian Jackson, Kim Jordan, Vernard Dickson – piano
  • Rodney Youngs – drums
  • Larry McDonald, Tony Duncanson – percussion
  • Leon William, Ron Holloway- saxophone
  • Ibrahim Shakur – flute

Track listing:

All tracks by Gil Scott-Heron.

  1. Message to the Messengers
  2. Spirits
  3. Give Her a Call
  4. Spirits Past
  5. The Other Side (Parts I-III)
  6. Don’t Give Up

 

On March 23, 1994.

On March 23, 1993, “Warner Bros” label released the self-titled, debut Joshua Redman album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Skyline Studios” and “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Matt Pierson.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
  • Kevin Hays– piano
  • Mike LeDonne– piano
  • Paul LaDuca – double bass
  • Christian McBride– double bass
  • Gregory Hutchinson– drums
  • Clarence Penn– drums
  • Kenny Washington– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Redman, except where noted.

  1. Blues on Sunday
  2. Wish
  3. Trinkle Tinkle – Thelonious Monk
  4. Echoes
  5. I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
  6. Body & Soul – Edward Heyman, Frank Eyton, Robert Sour, John W. Green
  7. Tribalism
  8. Groove X (By Any Means Necessary)
  9. Salt Peanuts – Dizzy Gillespie
  10. On the Sunny Side of the Street – Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
  11. Sublimation

 

 

On March 14, 1995.

On March 14, 1995, “ECM” label released “Dark Wood”, the fourth David Darling studio album. It was recorded in July 1993, at “Rainbow Studios” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • David Darling – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by David Darling

  1. Darkwood IV: Dawn
  2. Darkwood IV: In Motion
  3. Darkwood IV: Journey
  4. Darkwood V: Light
  5. Darkwood V: Earth
  6. Darkwood V: Passage
  7. Darkwood VI: Beginning
  8. Darkwood VI: Up Side Down
  9. Darkwood VI: Searching
  10. Darkwood VI: Medieval Dance
  11. Darkwood VII: The Picture
  12. Darkwood VII: Returning
  13. Darkwood VII: New Morning

On March 9, 1993.

On March 9, 1993, “Scotti Bros. Records” label released “Universal James”, the 56th James Brown studio album. It was recorded in 1992, and was produced by Jazzie B.

Personnel:

  • James Brown – vocals, arranger, art direction
  • Will Mowat – keyboards, arranger
  • Glenn Nightingale – guitar
  • Greg Harewood – bass
  • Carl James – bass
  • Michael “Bami” Rose – saxophone, flute
  • Gary Barnacle – saxophone
  • Dan Wilensky – saxophone
  • Michael Hunter – trumpet
  • Patrick Tenyue – trumpet
  • Henry Tenyue – trombone
  • Leaders of the New School – rap, drums
  • Duran Ramos – rap, drums
  • Q-Unique – drums
  • Luis Jardim – percussion
  • Trilogy – rap
  • Lamya Al-Mughiery – background vocals
  • Alisa Anderson – background vocals
  • Martha High-Harvin – background vocals
  • Cynthia Morey – background vocals
  • Basil Meade – background vocals
  • Lisa Rushton – background vocals
  • Alan Friedman- programming
  • Ricky Crespo – programming, editing
  • Robert Clivillés – arranger, editing, engineer, mixing
  • David Cole – arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Eugene Eugenius Ellis – engineer, mixing
  • Ian D. Clarke – engineer
  • Richard Joseph – engineer
  • Acar S. Key – engineer
  • Tony Matthew – engineer
  • Howard Lovett – engineer
  • Doug Haverty – art direction
  • Michelle Harbord – design
  • Luis M. Fernández – design

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Get Any Harder
  2. Just Do It
  3. Mine All Mine
  4. Watch Me
  5. Georgia – Lina
  6. Show Me Your Friends
  7. Everybody’s Got a Thang
  8. How Long
  9. Make It Funky 2000
  10. Moments

On February 2, 1993.

On February 2, 1993, “Elektra” label released “Rift”, the fourth Phish studio album. It was recorded September – November 1992, at “White Crow Studios” in Burlington, VT, and “The Castle” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Barry Beckett.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio– lead vocals, guitars
  • Page McConnell– lead, co – lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Mike Gordon– bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Jon Fishman– lead and backing vocals, drums
  • Gordon Stone – pedal steele
  • Kevin Halpin, Pete Greene – engineer
  • Jon Altschiller, Greg Parker – engineer assistant
  • Justin Niebank – mixing
  • Mark Nevers – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Mike Mills – design
  • David Welker – illustrations
  • David Gahr – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rift – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  2. Fast Enough for You – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  3. Lengtwise – Jon Fishman
  4. Maze – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  5. Sparkle – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  6. Horn – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  7. The Wedge – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  8. My Friend, My Friend – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  9. Weigh – Mike Gordon
  10. All Things Reconsidered – Trey Anastasio
  11. Mound – Mike Gordon
  12. It’s Ice – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  13. Lenghtwise – Jon Fishman
  14. The Horse – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  15. Silent in the Morning – Trey Anastasio, Marshall