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On January 20, 1998.

On January 20, 1998, “Matador” label released “Caught in a Trap and I Can’t Back Out ‘Cause I Love You Too Much, Baby”, the fifth Mark Eitzel album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Mark Eitzel.

Personnel:

  • Mark Eitzel – vocals, guitar
  • Kid Congo Powers- guitar
  • James McNew- bass guitar
  • Steve Shelley- drums
  • Tom Clapp – engineer
  • Bryan Martin – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Eitzel.

  1. Are You the Trash
  2. Xmas Lights Spin
  3. Auctioneer’s Song
  4. White Rosary
  5. If I Had a Gun
  6. Goodbye
  7. Queen of No One
  8. Cold Light of Day
  9. Go Away
  10. Atico 18
  11. Sun Smog Seahorse

On January 1, 1997.

On January 1, 1997, “ECM” label released “The River”, the 33th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in June 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad: piano
  • David Darling: cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad, except where noted.

  1. I – William Byrd
  2. II
  3. III – William Byrd
  4. IV
  5. V
  6. VI
  7. VII
  8. VIII – David Darling, Ketil Bjørnstad
  9. IX
  10. X
  11. XI
  12. XII – Orlando Gibbons

On December 10, 1997.

On December 10, 1997, “Polystar” label released “Cloudy Cloud Calculator”, the third Takako Minekawa studio album. It was recorded 1997, and was produced by Takako Minekawa, Seiichi Yamamoto and Sugar Yoshinaga.

Personnel:

  • Takako Minekawa – vocals, vocoder, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitars, bass, drums, arrangement, recording
  • Seiichi Yamamoto – synthesizer, bass, electric guitar, performance, arrangement
  • SuGar Yoshinaga – acoustic and electric guitar, rhythm box
  • Atsushi Tsuyama – drums
  • Tetsuya Kotani – engineering
  • Sheila Sachs – design
  • Mariko Yamamoto – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Takako Minekawa, except where noted.

  1. Micro Mini Cool
  2. Milk Rock
  3. Phonobaloon Song
  4. Cat House
  5. Cloud Chips – Takako Minekawa, SuGar Yoshinaga
  6. Kraftpark (Micro Trip Edit)
  7. Kangaroo Pocket Calculator
  8. Black Forest – Takako Minekawa, Silvie TV Game
  9. International Velvet
  10. Cloud Cuckoo Land – Takako Minekawa, Plain Vanilla
  11. Telstar – Joe Meek

On October 13, 1997.

On October 13, 1997, “Discipline” label released “Everyone You Hold”, the 24th Peter Hammill studio album. It was recorded April – June 1997, and was produced by Peter Hammill.

Personnel:

  • Peter Hammill – vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, recording engineer, mixing
  • David Lord– keyboards
  • Manny Elias– drums, percussion
  • Hugh Banton– organ
  • Beatrice and Holly Hammill – soprano vocals
  • Stuart Gordon – violin
  • Paul Ridout – art direction, design
  • Leo Vaca – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Hammill except where noted.

  1. Everyone You Hold
  2. Personality – Holly Hammill, Peter Hammill
  3. Nothing Comes
  4. From the Safe House
  5. Phosphorescence – Peter Hammill, Saro Cosentino
  6. Falling Open
  7. Bubble
  8. Can Do
  9. Tenderness

On September 30, 1997.

On September 30, 1997, “Verve” label released “Dear Ella”, the eleventh Dee Dee Bridgewater studio album. It was recorded January – February 1997.  At the 40th Grammy Awards, the album won Bridgewater the “Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album” and Slide Hampton the “Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist”, for the arrangement of “Cotton Tail”.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater– vocals
  • Cecil Bridgewater– trumpet, arranger, conductor
  • Virgil Jones – trumpet, horn, soloist
  • Byron Stripling– trumpet
  • Ron Tooley – trumpet
  • Diego Urcola – trumpet
  • Slide Hampton– trombone, arranger, conductor
  • Clarence Banks – trombone, horn, soloist
  • Benny Powell– trombone
  • Robert Trowers– trombone
  • Douglas Purviance– bass trombone
  • Robert Lloyd – horn
  • Anderson – tuba
  • Antonio Hart– alto saxophone, soloist
  • Jeff Clayton– alto saxophone
  • Teodross Avery– tenor saxophone
  • Bill Easley– tenor saxophone
  • Patience Higgins – baritone saxophone
  • Taylor – flute
  • Jowitt – clarinet
  • Wallbank – bass clarinet
  • J. Morgan – oboe
  • Lou Levy– piano, arranger
  • Milt Jackson– vibraphone
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar, arranger
  • Ray Brown– double bass
  • Grady Tate– drums
  • André Ceccarelli– drums
  • Hakin – percussion
  • Boguslaw Kostecki, A. Noland, T. Williams, R. Wilson – violin
  • Graham and G. Jackson – viola
  • Peter Willison – cello
  • John Clayton – big band arranger, conductor
  • Rob Eaton, Keith Grant, Al Schmitt– engineer
  • Peter Doell, Koji Egawa, Brian Garten, Alex Marcou – assistant engineer
  • Jean Luc Barilla – design
  • Philippe Pierangeli – photography

Track listing:

  1. A-Tisket, A-Tasket – Van Alexander, Ella Fitzgerald
  2. Mack the Knife – Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
  3. Undecided – Leo Robin, Charlie Shavers
  4. Midnight Sun – Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer
  5. Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall in Love – Cole Porter
  6. How High the Moon – Morgan Hamilton, Nancy Lewis
  7. (If You Can’t Sing It) You’ll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini) – Sam Coslow
  8. Cotton Tail – Duke Ellington
  9. My Heart Belongs to Daddy – Cole Porter
  10. (I’d Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China – Frank Loesser
  11. Oh, Lady be Good! – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  12. Stairway to the Stars — Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli
  13. Dear Ella – Kenny Burrell

On September 19, 2000.

On September 19, 2000, “World Circuit” label released “Chanchullo”, the third Rubén González studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 2000, at “Egrem” in Havana, Cuba, “Angel Recording Studios” in London, and was produced by Nick Gold.

Personnel:

  • Rubén González – piano
  • Orlando “Cachaíto” López– bass
  • Amadito Valdés– timbales
  • Miguel “Angá” Díaz– congas
  • Ángel Terry Domech – congas
  • Roberto García – bongos, cowbell, güiro
  • Alberto “Virgilio” Valdés – maracas
  • Alejandro Pichardo Pérez – güiro, claves
  • Manuel “Guajiro” Mirabal– trumpet
  • Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos– trombone
  • Richard Egües– flute
  • Joaquin Oliveiras – flute
  • Javier Zalba – baritone saxophone
  • Lázaro Ordóñez Enríquez – violin
  • Eliades Ochoa– guitar
  • Papi Oviedo– tres
  • Ry Cooder– tres
  • Joachim Cooder– drums
  • Ibrahim Ferrer– vocals
  • Cheikh Lô– vocals
  • Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos – chorus
  • Lázaro Villa – chorus
  • Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos – musical director
  • Jerry Boys – engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Tom Leader – mastering
  • Simon Burwell – assistant recording, mixing engineer
  • Julío Martínez Rodríguez – assistant recording engineer
  • Cristina Piza – cover photography
  • Christina Jaspars – other photography
  • Susan Titelman – other photography
  • David Burton – centre page photography
  • Rubén González – archive photography
  • Kathryn Samson – cover design
  • Sigfredo Ariel – research

Track listing:

  1. Chanchullo – Israel “Cachao” López
  2. De una manera espantosa – Arsenio Rodríguez
  3. La lluvia – Miguel “Angá” Díaz, Rubén González, Jesús “Aguaje” Ramos, Orlando “Cachaíto” López, Amadito Valdés
  4. Central Constancia – Enrique Jorrín
  5. Quizás, quizás, quizás – Osvaldo Farrés
  6. Choco’s Guajira – Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros
  7. Si te contara – Félix Reina
  8. El bodeguero – Richard Egües
  9. Isora Club – Coralia López
  10. Rico vacilón – Rosendo Ruiz Jr.
  11. Pa’ gozar – Arístides Soto

On August 30, 2004.

On August 30, 2004, “Sanctuary” label released “High”, the fourth Blue Nile studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 2004, at various studios in Glasgow, and was produced by Robert Bell, Paul Joseph Moore and Calum Malcolm.

Personnel:

  • Paul Buchanan – vocals, guitar, synthesizers
  • Robert Bell – bass, synthesizers
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, synthesizers
  • Calum Malcolm– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Buchanan.

  1. The Days of Our Lives
  2. I Would Never
  3. Broken Loves
  4. Because of Toledo
  5. She Saw the World
  6. High
  7. Soul Boy
  8. Everybody Else
  9. Stay Close