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On April 21, 1997.

On April 21, 1997, “Delicious Vinyl” label released “Shelter”, the fourth Brand New Heavies studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Simon Bartholomew, Siedah Garrett, Jan Kincaid and Andrew Levy.

Personnel:

  • Simon Bartholomew – guitars
  • Siedah Garrett– vocals
  • Jan Kincaid – vocals, keyboards, drums
  • Andrew Levy – bass, percussion
  • Bob Power, Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Bartholomew, Siedah Garrett, Jan Kincaid and Andrew Levy, except where noted.

  1. I Like It
  2. Sometimes
  3. Shelter
  4. You Are the Universe
  5. Crying Water
  6. Day by Day
  7. Feels Like Right
  8. Highest High
  9. Stay Gone
  10. You’ve Got a Friend – Carole King
  11. Once Twice Enough
  12. After Forever
  13. Last to Know
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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

 

On April 8, 1997.

On April 8, 1997, “GRP” label released “Urban Knights II”, the second Urban Knights album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Maurice White and Carl Griffin.

Personnel:

  • Gerald Albright – soprano sax
  • Jonathan Butler – vocals, guitar
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Tony Carpenter – percussion
  • Maurice White – background vocals
  • Theresa Davis – background vocals
  • Karen Boyd – background vocals
  • Carl Carwell – background vocals
  • Valerie Mayo – background vocals
  • Sonny Emory – drums
  • Frayne Lewis – keyboards
  • Ramsey Lewis – piano, electric piano
  • Mike Logan – keyboards
  • Bill Meyers – synthesizer, Fender Rhodes, string arrangements, background vocals
  • Najee: Flute – saxophones
  • Morris Pleasure – bass
  • Chuck Webb – bass
  • Verdine White – bass
  • Jimi Randolph – synthesizer
  • Kevin Randolph – keyboards, synthesizer bass
  • Sheldon Reynolds – rhythm guitar, background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Scirroco – Bill Meyers, Maurice White
  2. Get Up – Ramsey Lewis, Frayne Lewis, Jimi Randolph
  3. Come Dance with Me – Karen Boyd, Ramsey Lewis, Kevin Randolph
  4. South African Jam – Jonathan Butler
  5. Brazilian Rain – Sonny Emory, Morris Pleasure
  6. Interlude #1 – Ramsey Lewis
  7. Summer Nights – Bill Meyers, Jimi Randolph, Maurice White
  8. Tell Me Why – Jonathan Butler, Bill Meyers, Williams
  9. Urban Paradise – Ramsey Lewis, Frayne Lewis, Kevin Randolph
  10. Drama – Cornwell, Guillaume, Hawkins, Jones
  11. Step by Step – Ramsey Lewis, Frayne Lewis, Jimi Randolph
  12. The Promise – Bill Meyers, Vannelli, Maurice White
  13. Interlude #2 – Ramsey Lewis
  14. Dawn – Kevin Randolph

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 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, 1997.

On March 25, 1997, “Miramar” label released “Abraxas Pool”, album ex-Santana members Mike Shrieve, Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie, José “Chepito” Areas, Alphonso Johnson, and Mike Carabello. It was recorded in 1996, at “Gush Studios” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Mike Shrieve, Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie, José “Chepito” Areas, Alphonso Johnson, and Mike Carabello.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Rolie- vocals and keyboards
  • Neal Schon- guitars
  • Alphonso Johnson- bass
  • Michael Shrieve- drums
  • Michael Carabello – congas
  • José Areas– timbales
  • Carlos E. Franco, Necia Dallas, Davona Bundy – vocals
  • Wole Alade, Ronald Marshall – drums
  • Scott Boorey, Michael Rosen – engineers
  • Robert Alan Craft – assistant engineer
  • Tom Size – mixing
  • Robb Davidson – editing
  • Mark Guenther – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Boom Ba Ya Ya – Michael Shrieve, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Carabello
  2. A Million Miles Away – Michael Shrieve, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon
  3. Baila Mi Cha-Cha – José Areas
  4. Waiting for You – Gregg Rolie, Michael Shrieve
  5. Going Home – Gregg Rolie
  6. Szabo – Neal Schon, Michael Shrieve
  7. Guajirona – José Areas
  8. Cruzin’ – Gregg Rolie
  9. Don’t Give Up – Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Shrieve
  10. Ya Llego – José Areas, Michael Carabello, Adrian Areas
  11. Jingo – Michael Olatunji

 

On March 25, 1997.

On March 25, 1997, “Dreamworks” label released “Come in and Burn”, the fifth Rollins Band studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Steve Thompson.

Personnel:

  • Henry Rollins– vocals
  • Sim Cain– drums
  • Melvin Gibbs– bass
  • Chris Haskett– guitar
  • Clif Norrell– engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Henry Rollins, Sim Cain, Melvin Gibbs  and Chris Haskett.

  1. Shame
  2. Starve
  3. All I Want
  4. The End of Something
  5. On My Way to the Cage
  6. Thursday Afternoon
  7. During a City
  8. Neon
  9. Spilling Over the Side
  10. Inhale Exhale
  11. Saying Goodbye Again
  12. Rejection