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On April 15, 1996.

On April 15, 1996, “Verve” label released “Number Two Express”, the second Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in 1995 at “Clinton Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Richard Seidel and Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride– upright and electric bass
  • Kenny Barron– piano
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Gary Bartz– alto saxophone
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Steve Nelson – vibes
  • Mino Cinelu– percussion
  • Jack DeJohnette– drums
  • Jim Anderson– recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Whirling Dervish
  2. Youthful Bliss
  3. Tones for Joan’s Bones – Chick Corea
  4. EGAD
  5. Miyako – Wayne Shorter
  6. Divergence
  7. Jayne – Ornette Coleman
  8. Morning Story
  9. Grove
  10. Little Sunflower – Freddie Hubbard

 

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On April 1, 1996.

On April 1, 1996, “Big Life” label released “Democracy”, the tenth Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, and was produced by Martin “Youth” Glover.

Personnel:

  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Kevin “Geordie” Walker– guitar
  • Martin “Youth” Glover– bass guitar
  • Geoff Dugmore– drums
  • Nick Holywell-Walker– synthesizer

Track listing

All tracks by Jaz Coleman, Martin “Youth” Glover and Geordie Walker.

  1. Savage Freedom
  2. Democracy
  3. Prozac People
  4. Lanterns
  5. Aeon
  6. Pilgrimage
  7. Intellect
  8. Medicine Wheel
  9. Absent Friends
  10. Another Bloody Election

On March 30, 1995.

On March 30, 1995, “Higher Octave” label released “Beyond the Thunder”, the second Neal Schon album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Wild Horse Studio” in Novato, CA, and was produced by Jonathan Cain and Neal Schon.

Personnel:

  • Neal Schon– acoustic, electric and synth guitars, string arrangements
  • Jonathan Cain- keyboards, string arrangements
  • Billy Peterson- bass, string arrangements
  • Tony Saunders– bass
  • Tommy Bradford– drums
  • Steve Smith– drums
  • Jose Areas- percussion
  • Michael Carabello– percussion
  • John Hernandez– percussion
  • Jonathan Cain- engineer, mixing
  • Dale Everingham, Thomas Leukens- additional engineering
  • Matt Marshall, Dan Selene- executive producer

 Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, except where noted.

  1. Big Moon
  2. Bandalero
  3. Cool Breeze
  4. Zanzibar
  5. Send Me an Angel
  6. Boulevard of Dreams
  7. Espanique
  8. Caribbean Blue
  9. Someone’s Watching Over Me / Iguassa Falls – Neal Schon
  10. Deep Forest – Neal Schon
  11. Call of the Wild

 

On March 26, 1996.

On March 26, 1996, “RCA” label released “Villains”, the debut Verve Pipe album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, at “Studio D”, “The Plant” in Sausalito,” Ocean Way Recording” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jerry Harrison.

Personnel:

  • Brian Vander Ark – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Brad Vander Ark – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Donny Brown – drums, backing vocals
  • J. Dunning – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Doug Corella – keyboards, percussion
  • Karl Derfler – engineer
  • Doug McKean – additional editing
  • Larry “Hot” Brewer – additional engineering
  • Chris Buttleman – guitar technician
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Alvaro Alencar, Mauricio Iragorri – assistant mixing
  • Jason Rio, Philip “Mac” Ward – coordinators
  • Douglas Biro, Ria Lewerke – creative directors
  • Sean Mosher-Smith – art direction, design
  • Aldo Mauro – band photography
  • Slow HEARTH – bird photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Vander Ark, except where noted.

  1. Barely (If at All)
  2. Drive You Mild
  3. Villains
  4. Reverend Girl
  5. Cup of Tea
  6. Myself
  7. The Freshman
  8. Photograph
  9. Ominous Man
  10. Real
  11. Penny Is Poison – J. Dunning, Brian Vander Ark
  12. Cattle
  13. Veneer

On March 25, 1995.

On March 25, 1995, “Drag City” label released “Coconut Hotel”, the seventh Red Krayola album. It was recorded in 1967, and was produced by Mayo Thompson, Steve Cunningham and Rick Barthelme.

Personnel:

  • Mayo Thompson– vocals, guitar
  • Rick Barthelme – drums
  • Steve Cunningham – bass guitar
  • Walt Andrus – recording
  • Les Blank– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Cunningham and Mayo Thompson.

  1. Boards
  2. Water Pour
  3. One-Second Pieces (No. 1-36)
  4. Organ Buildup
  5. Vocal
  6. Free Guitar
  7. One-Minute Imposition
  8. Piano
  9. Guitar

On February 19, 1996.

On February 19, 1996, “Verve” label released “The New Standard”, the fortieth Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Manhattan Center Studios” in  New York, and was produced by Guy Eckstine and Herbie Hancock.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Michael Brecker- tenor and soprano saxophone
  • John Scofield- acoustic and electric guitar, electric sitar
  • Dave Holland- acoustic bass
  • Jack DeJohnette- drums, electric percussion
  • Don Alias– percussion
  • Oscar Brashear, Les Lovitt – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Gene Cipriano – oboe, English horn
  • Suzette Moriarty – French horn
  • Maurice Spears – trombone
  • Sam Riney – flute
  • Lili Haydn, Margaret Wooten – violin
  • Cameron Stone – cello
  • Bob Belden – arranger
  • Patricia Lie – art direction
  • James Minchin, Jimmy Katz – photography

 Track listing:

  1. New York Minute – Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Kai Winding
  2. Mercy Street – Peter Gabriel
  3. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  4. When Can I See You – Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds
  5. You’ve Got It Bad Girl – Stevie Wonder, Yvonne Wright
  6. Love Is Stronger Than Pride – Sade Adu, Andrew Hale, Stuart Matthewman
  7. Scarborough Fair – traditional
  8. Thieves in the Temple – Prince
  9. All Apologies – Kurt Cobain
  10. Manhattan (Island of Lights and Love) – Herbie Hancock, Jean Hancock
  11. Your Gold Teeth II – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance”, the tenth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded May – September, 1994, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in  Vancouver, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn. In 2004, the album was certified 3 x Platinum, in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Van Halen– lead guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass, background vocals
  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather– background vocals
  • The Monks of Gyuto Tantric University – chants
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Erwin Musper – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction
  • Randee Saint Nicholas – photography
  • Glen Wexler – photography (front cover)

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar  and  Alex Van Halen.

  1. The Seventh Seal
  2. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
  3. Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do)
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Big Fat Money
  6. Strung Out
  7. Not Enough
  8. Aftershock
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Baluchitherium
  11. Take Me Back (Déjà Vu)
  12. Feelin’