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On March 29, 2020.

On March 29, 2020, Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki died aged 87. He was a Polish composer and conductor, one of the most important European and world composers of the 20th century. He composed four operas, eight symphonies and other orchestral pieces, a variety of instrumental concertos, choral settings of mainly religious texts, as well as chamber and instrumental works. Among his best known works are Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Polish Requiem,  Anaklasis and Utrenja, Symphony No. 3, his St. Luke Passion,  Penderecki has won many prestigious awards, including the Commander’s Cross in 1964, the Prix Italia in 1967 and 1968, the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta in 1964, four Grammy Awards in 1987, twice in 1998, and 2017, Wolf Prize in Arts in 1987 and the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition in 1992.

On March 23, 1999.

On March 23, 1999, “Metal Blade” and “Radiant Records” labels released “Day for Night”, the fourth Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded 1998 -1999, and was produced by Neal Morse, Alan Morse, Dave Meros, Nick D’Virgilio and Ryo Okumoto.

Personnel:

  • Neal Morse– lead vocals, piano, synthesizers, acoustic guitar
  • Alan Morse– vocals, electric guitar, Mellotron
  • Dave Meros– bass, vocals
  • Nick D’Virgilio– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Ryo Okumoto– Hammond organ, mellotron
  • John Garr – saxophone
  • Joy Worland – French horn
  • Eric Brenton, Tom Tally, John Krovoza – string section
  • Byron House – string bass, cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Morse, except where noted.

  1. Day for Night
  2. Gibberish
  3. Skin
  4. The Distance to the Sun
  5. Crack the Big Sky
  6. The Gypsy
  7. Can’t get it Wrong – Nick D’Virgilio, Alan Morse, Neal Morse
  8. The Healing Colors of Sound
  9. The Healing Colors of Sound Pt. 1
  10. My Shoes
  • Mommy Comes Back
  1. Lay it Down
  2. The Healing Colors of Sound Pt. 2
  3. My Shoes (revisited)

March 17, 1998.

On March 17, 1998, “Tzadik” label released “Busy Being Born”, the fourth Gary Lucas album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Gary Lucas and Kazunori Sugiyama.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lucas– vocals, acoustic, electric and steel guitar
  • Greg Cohen– bass guitar
  • Jonathan Kane – drums
  • Larry Fine – vocals
  • John Zorn– saxophone
  • Misako Kano – piano
  • Kenny Hurwitz – vocals
  • Tim Kalliches – engineering
  • Sascha von Oertzen – engineering
  • Irene Trudel – engineering
  • Allan Tucker – mastering
  • Ikue Mori– design
  • André Grossmann – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Lucas, except where noted.

  1. Adon Olom (instrumental) – traditional
  2. Adon Olom – (vocal) – traditional
  3. Shekhinah
  4. Sandman
  5. Sunrise Sunset – Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick
  6. Tradition – Jerry Brock, Sheldon Harnick
  7. The Mensch in the Moon – Walter Horn, Gary Lucas
  8. Lydia, The Tattooed Lady – Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg
  9. Crawlspace
  10. Dayenu / Dreidei – traditional
  11. Fleisherei – Green, Lerner, Timberg
  12. A Hundred pounds of Clay – Luther Dixon, Bob Elgin, Kay Rogers
  13. The Seven faces of Dr. Lao – Leigh Haarline
  14. Abie the Fishman
  15. Hinay Ma Tov – traditional
  16. Theme from Exodus – Ernest Gold
  17. Adon olom (acappella) – traditional

On March 5, 1999.

On March 5, 1999, “Sensor” label released the self – titled, debut Gordian Knot album. It was recorded in 1998, and was produced by Trey Gunn and Sean Malone.

Personnel:

  • Sean Malone – fretless bass, chapman stick, keyboards
  • John Myung – chapman stick
  • Trey Gunn- warr guitar
  • Glenn Snelwar – guitars, mandolins
  • Ron Jarzombek- guitars
  • Adam Levy- guitars
  • Sean Reinert – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Sean Malone, except where noted.

  1. Galois
  2. Code/Anticode
  3. Reflections – Glenn Snelwar, Sean Malone, Sean Reinert
  4. Megrez – Trey Gunn, Sean Malone
  5. Singularity – Sean Malone, Glenn Snelwar, Sea Reinert
  6. Redemption’s Way
  7. Komm süsser Tod, komm sel’ge – S. Bach, arranged by Sean Malone
  8. Rivers Dancing – Sean Malone, Glenn Snelwar, Sean Reinert
  9. Srikara Tal
  10. Grace

On March 2, 1998.

On March 2, 1998, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Pennsylvania”, the eleventh Pere Ubu studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Thomas.

Personnel:

  • David Thomas– vocals, organ, virtual voices
  • Tom Herman – guitar, bass, tack piano, snare
  • Jim Jones– guitar, bass, organ
  • Robert Wheeler – EML & digital synthesizers, theremin, organ
  • Michele Temple – bass, guitar, organ, piano
  • Steve Mehlman – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Woolie Bullie
  2. Highwaterville
  3. TXT
  4. Urban Lifestyle
  5. Silent Spring
  6. Mr Wheeler
  7. Muddy Waters
  8. Slow
  9. Drive
  10. Indiangiver
  11. Monday Morning
  12. Perfume
  13. Fly’s Eye
  14. The Duke’s Saharan Ambitions
  15. Wheelhouse

 

 

On February 23, 1999.

On February 23, 1999, “Capitol” label released “Clarity”, the third Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Sound City” and “Clear Lake Audio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Trombino.

Personnel:

  • Jim Adkins – lead and backing vocals, guitars, piano, keys, stringarrangement, art direction
  • Rick Burch – bass guitar
  • Zach Lind – drums, percussion, vibes, bells, chimes, programming
  • Tom Linton – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Joel Derouin – violin
  • Suzie Katayama – cello, string arrangement
  • Mark Trombino– minimoog, sequencing, additional percussion, programming, engineering, mixing
  • Dean Fisher – engineering assistant
  • Nick Raskulinecz– engineering assistant
  • Ron Rivera – engineering assistant
  • Justin Smith – engineering assistant
  • Brian Gardner – mastering

Track listing:

 All lyrics by Jim Adkins and Tom Linton, all music by Jim Adkins, Rick Burch, Zach Lind and Tom Linton.

  1. Table for Glasses
  2. Lucky Denver Mint
  3. Your New Aesthetic
  4. Believe in What you Want
  5. A Sunday
  6. Crush
  7. 23.95
  8. Ten
  9. Just Watch the Fireworks
  10. For Me This is Heaven
  11. Blister
  12. Clarity
  13. Goodbye Sky harbor

On February 23, 1998.

On February 23, 1998, “ECM” label released “The Sea II”, the 19th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in December 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad – piano
  • Terje Rypdal – guitar
  • David Darling – cello
  • Jon Christensen – drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad except where noted.

  1. Laila
  2. Outward Bound
  3. Brand
  4. The Mother
  5. Song for a Planet
  6. Consequences – David Darling, Jon Christensen, Ketil Bjørnstad, Terje Rypdal
  7. Agnes
  8. Mime
  9. December
  10. South