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On April 11, 1995.

On April 11, 1995, “RCA” label released “You’d Prefer an Astronaut”, the third Hum studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Playground” in Chicago, “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Keith Cleversley, Matt Talbott, Jeff Dimpsey, Tim Lash and Bryan St. Pere.

Personnel:

  • Matt Talbott – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Lash – guitar
  • Jeff Dimpsey – bass
  • Bryan St. Pere – drums

Track listing:

  1. Little Dipper
  2. The Pod
  3. Stars
  4. Suicide Machine
  5. The Very Old Man
  6. Why I Like the Robins
  7. I’d Like Your Hair Long
  8. I Hate It Too
  9. Songs of Farewell and Departure

On April 3, 1995.

On April 3, 1995, “Virgin” label released “Thrak” the eleventh King Crimson studio album. It was recorded October – December 1994, and was produced by David Bottrill, Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – electric guitar, Mellotron, soundscapes
  • Adrian Belew – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Tony Levin – bass guitar, Chapman Stick, electric upright bass, backing vocals
  • Trey Gunn – Chapman Stick, Warr guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bruford – drums, percussion
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums, percussion
  • David Bottrill – production, recording

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adrian Belew, except where noted, all music by Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Fripp, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

  1. Vroom
  2. Cod: Marine 475 – lyrics by Robert Fripp
  3. Dinosaur
  4. Walking on Air
  5. B’Boom
  6. Thrak
  7. Inner Garden I
  8. People
  9. Radio I
  10. One Time
  11. Radio II
  12. Inner Garden II
  13. Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream
  14. Vrooom Vrooom
  15. Vrooom Vrooom: Coda

On March 28, 1995.

On March 28, 1995, “Mammoth” and “Atlantic” labels released “Only Everything” the third Juliana Hatfield studio album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Juliana Hatfield, Sean Slade and Paul Q. Kolderie.

Personnel:

  • Juliana Hatfield – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Dean Fisher – bass guitar
  • Josh Freese – drums
  • Mike Levesque – drums
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – drum machine
  • Sean Slade – drum machine, clavinet, engineer, mixing
  • Jim Fitting – baritone saxophone
  • Walter Sear – theremin
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – engineer, mixing
  • Edward Douglas, Bill Emmons, Fred Kevorkian, Carl Plaster – engineer assistant
  • Thomas Bricker – art direction
  • Michael Lavine – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Juliana Hatfield.

  1. What a Life
  2. Fleur de Lys
  3. Universal heart-Beat
  4. Dumb Fun
  5. Live on Tomorrow
  6. Dying Proof
  7. Bottles and Flowers
  8. Outsider
  9. Ok Ok
  10. Congratulations
  11. Hang Down from Heaven
  12. My Darling
  13. Simplicity is Beautiful
  14. You Blues

On March 22, 1994.

On March 22, 1994, Daniel Earl Hartman died aged 43. He was musician (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards), singer, songwriter and music producer. As songwriter, musician and producer he collaborated with many musicians and bands including The Edgar Winter Group, James Brown, the Plasmatics, Steve Winwood, Time Bandits, Paul King, Joe Cocker, Tina Turner, Holly Johnson, Take That, Dusty Springfield, Bonnie Tyler, Living in a Box and Paul Young. As leader Hartman released eight albums.

On March 14, 1995.

On March 14, 1995, “Atlantic” label released the self-titled, second Collective Soul studio album. It was recorded October – December 1994, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, Florida, and was produced by Ed Roland and Matt Serletic.

Personnel:

  • Ed Roland – lead vocals, guitars
  • Ross Childress – lead guitar, background vocals
  • Dean Roland – rhythm guitar
  • Will Turpin – bass, background vocals
  • Shane Evans – drums
  • Janet Clippard – contrabass
  • Luis Enrique – percussion
  • Steven Sigurdson – cello
  • David Chappell – viola
  • Geremy Miller – violin
  • John DiPuccio – violin
  • Jackie Johnson – background vocals
  • Bertram Brown – background vocals
  • Becky Russell – background vocals
  • Greg Archilla – engineer
  • Malcolm Springer – second engineer
  • Bjorn Thorsrud – second engineer
  • Tom Gordon – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing

 Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Roland, except where noted.

  1. Simple – Ed Roland, Ross Childress
  2. Untitled
  3. The World I Know – Ed Roland, Ross Childress
  4. Smashing Young Man
  5. December
  6. Where the Rivers Flows
  7. Gel
  8. She Gathers Rain
  9. When the Water Falls
  10. Collection of Goods
  11. Bleed
  12. Reunion

On March 10, 1995.

On March 10, 1995, “Atlantic” label released “The Real Quiet Storm”, the third James Carter studio album. It was recorded October – November 1994, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Yves Beauvais.

Personnel:

  • James Carter – soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, bass flute, bass clarinet
  • Craig Taborn – piano
  • Dave Holland – bass
  • Jaribu Shahid – bass
  • Leon Parker – drums
  • Tani Tabbal – drums

 Track listing:

  1. Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk
  2. You Never Told Me That You Care – Hobart Dotson, Sun Ra
  3. The Intimacy of My Woman’s Beautiful Eyes – James Carter
  4. 1944 Stomp – Don Byas
  5. The Stevedore’s Serenade – Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon
  6. Born to Be Blue – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells
  7. Deep Throat Blues – James Carter
  8. A Ballad for a Doll – Jackie McLean
  9. Eventide – Bill Doggett

On March 2, 1995.

On March 2, 1995, “EMI” label released “Cha Cha Cha”, the third and last EMF studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Cinderford” in Sussex, “Biaritz Slouch”, “Parkgate Studios” in Hastings, and was produced by Johnny Dollar.

Personnel:

  • Ian Dench – vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming
  • James Atkin – vocals, guitar, flute, programming
  • Zac Foley – vocals, bass, guitar
  • Derry Brownson – vocals, bass, sampler
  • Mark Decloedt – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Johnny Dollar – additional keyboards, additional programming, mixing
  • Steve Lyon – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Sheldon – mixing
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Kevin Westenberg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Atkin, Ian Dench, Derry Brownson and Mark Decloedt.

  1. Perfect Day
  2. La Plage
  3. The Day I Was Born
  4. Secrets
  5. Shining
  6. Bring Me Down
  7. Skin
  8. Slouch
  9. Bleeding You Dry
  10. Patterns
  11. When Will You Come
  12. West of the Cox
  13. Ballad O’ the Bishop
  14. Glass Smash Jack

On March 1, 1994.

On March 1, 1994, “Mapleshade” label released “Masters from Different Worlds”, the 32nd Clifford Jordan album. It was recorded in December 1989, at “Mapleshade Studios” in Upper Marlboro, MD, and was produced by Fred Kaplan and Pierre Sprey.

Personnel:

  • Clifford Jordan – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Ran Blake – piano
  • Julian Priester – trombone
  • Claudia Polley – vocals
  • Windmill Saxophone Quartet:
  • Jesse Meman – alto saxophone
  • Tom Monroe, Ken Plant – tenor saxophone
  • Clayton Englar – baritone saxophone
  • Steve Williams – drums
  • Alfredo Mojica – congas

Track listing:

  1. Something to Live For – Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn
  2. A Touch of Evil – Ran Blake
  3. Arline – Ran Blake
  4. Laura – David Raksin, Jihnny Mercer
  5. Short Life of Barbara Monk – Ran Blake
  6. Vanguard – Ran Blake
  7. Julia – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  8. Wives and Lovers – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Doug’s Prelude – Clifford Jordan
  10. Mood Indigo – Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Verve Forecast Records” label released “First Wish”, the debut Chris Botti album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “AGF Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Botti, Kevin Killen and Andy Snitzer.

Personnel:

  • Chris Botti – trumpet, keyboards, programming, tambourine, acoustic piano
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, acoustic piano, Omnichord
  • Andy Snitzer – Rhodes, programming
  • Mitchell Froom – Wurlitzer electric piano, organ
  • Kevin Killen – Omnichord
  • Larry Saltzman – guitars
  • Shane Fontayne – guitars
  • Paul Livant – guitars
  • Marc Shulman – guitars
  • Dominic Kanza – guitars
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums
  • Joe Bonadio – percussion
  • Cyro Baptista – surdo, shaker
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Rebecca Young – violin
  • Morris Goldberg – African flutes
  • Edie Brickell – vocals
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Guy Eckstein – executive producer
  • Andrew Page – additional recording
  • Marc Silag – production coordinator
  • David Lau – art direction
  • Sheryl Lutz-Brown – art direction
  • Étsuko Iseki – design
  • Gary St. Clair – design
  • Brad Hitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Botti, except where noted.

  1. Worlds Outside
  2. On the Night Ride
  3. First Wish
  4. Like I Do Now – Chris Botti, Edie Brickell, Paul Joseph Moore
  5. Cubism
  6. Through Tin Hearts
  7. Longing
  8. Nerve Central
  9. Fade to Day
  10. A Few More Days, A Few More Weeks

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Nation Records” label released “Diaspora”, the debut Natacha Atlas album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Transglobal Underground.

Personnel:

  • Natacha Atlas – lead vocals, dharabuka
  • Larry Whelan – saxophone, clarinet
  • Essam Rashad – oud, violin
  • Rafiq Rouissi – dharabuka, riq, percussion
  • Neil Sparkes – dharabuka, backing vocals
  • Walid Rouissi – oud, backing vocals
  • Peer Khawam – keyboard
  • Alex Kasiek – keyboards, guitar
  • Hamed Mostafa – bass
  • Ashiqali Hussein, Ali Ahmedaly, Satin Singh – tabla
  • Hamid Mantu – drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Nawazish Khan, Amin Abdelazeem, Faed Abdelaal, Hanafi Soliman, Monir Abdelaal, Wael Abubakr – violin
  • Count Dubulah – bass, guitar
  • Sokar Al Gohari – accordion
  • Mostafa Alarab – percussion
  • Bashir Abdelall – flute
  • Sameer Benjaman – tambourine
  • Simon Walker – strings
  • Graeme Holdaway – engineering
  • Mary Farbrother – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natacha Atlas, Count Dubulah, Hamid ManTu and Attiah Ahlan, except where noted.

  1. Iskanderia
  2. Leysh Nat’ Arak
  3. Diaspora – Natacha Atlas, Count Dubulah, Hamid ManTu, Attiah Ahlan, Neil Sparkes
  4. Yalla Chant
  5. Alhambra Part 1 – Natacha Atlas, Count Dubulah, Hamid ManTu, Attiah Ahlan, Larry Whelan
  6. Duden
  7. Feres – Natacha Atlas, Essam Rashad
  8. Fun Does Not Exist
  9. Dub Yalil – Natacha Atlas
  10. Iskanderia – Atlas Zamalek
  11. Diaspora (Ballon Theatre mix)
  12. Fun Does Not Exist (Dolmus mix)