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On October 20, 1998.

On October 20, 1998, “Verve” label released “Gershwin’s World”, the 42nd Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded March – June 1998, and was produced by Robert Sadin.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock– piano, organ, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder– vocals, harmonica, arranger
  • Joni Mitchell– vocals
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Ira Coleman – bass, production assistant
  • James Carter– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Alex Al – bass
  • Toby Appel – viola
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Kathleen Battle– soprano, vocals
  • Ronnie Bauch – violin
  • Martha Caplin – concert master, violin
  • Terri Lyne Carrington– drums, production assistant
  • Susannah Chapman – cello
  • Catherine Cho – violin
  • Sarah Clarke – principal viola
  • Charles Curtis – cello
  • Nicolas Danielson – violin
  • Marji Danilow – bass
  • Madou Dembelle – djembe
  • Matthew Dine – English horn
  • Massamba Diop – talking drum
  • Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Jennifer Frautschi – violin
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Marlon Graves – guitar, mixing, percussion
  • Michael Finn – principal bassoon
  • Brian Greene – oboe
  • Bireyma Guiye – percussion
  • Eddie Henderson – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cynde Iverson – bassoon
  • Gene Jackson – drums
  • Joanna Jenner – violin
  • Renee Jolles – violin Eastman School of Music
  • Chris Komer – horn
  • Bakithi Kumalo– bass, guitar
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Cheik Mbaye – percussion
  • Melissa Meel – cello
  • Katherine Murdock – viola
  • Charles Neidich– clarinet, E flat clarinet
  • Ahling Neu – viola
  • Donald Palma – principal bass
  • Ellen Payne – violin
  • Todd Phillips – violin
  • Nardo Poy – viola
  • William Purvis – principal horn
  • Richard Rood – violin
  • Eriko Sato – principal violin
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • David Singer – clarinet
  • Mina Smith – cello
  • Clavin Wiersman – violin
  • Peter Winograd – violin
  • Asmira Woodward-Page – violin
  • Eric Wyrick – violin
  • Naoko Tanaka – violin
  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Robert Sadin – arranger, audio production, drum programming, liner notes, percussion programming, programming
  • David Charles Abell – consultant
  • Dave Darlington – engineer
  • Rob Eaton – audio engineer, engineer
  • Clark Germain – audio engineer, engineer
  • Steve Genewick – assistant
  • Robi Banerji, Thom Cadley, Fred Hedemark, Pete Karam – Ron Martinez, Jason Stasium, Brett Swain, David Swope, Kayo Teramoto – assistant engineer
  • Andreas Meyer – digital editing
  • Pedro Moreira – assistant, music assistant
  • Melinda Murphy – production coordination
  • Darcy Proper, Bill Airey Smith – digital editing
  • Rob Rapley – digital editing, engineer
  • Doug Sax, Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Al Schmitt – surround mix
  • Rich Breen – tracking engineer
  • Bruce Swedien, Brian Vibberts– mixing
  • Camille Tominaro, Tom Truslow – production coordination
  • Todd Whitelock – audio engineer, engineer
  • Istvan Banyai – artwork, illustrations
  • Jimmy Katz – photography, session photographer
  • James Minchin – cover photo, photography
  • Robert Zuckerman – session photographer
  • Theodora Kuslan – release coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Overture (Fascinating Rhythm)
  2. It Ain’t Necessarily So
  3. The Man I Love
  4. Here Come De Honey Man
  5. Louis Blues
  6. Lullaby
  7. Blueberry Rhyme
  8. It Ain’t Necessarily So Interlude
  9. Cotton Tail
  10. Summertime
  11. My Man’s Gone Now
  12. Prelude In C# Minor
  13. Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In G, 2nd Movement
  14. Embraceable You
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On October 1, 2018.

On October 1, 2018, Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian aka Charles Aznavour died aged 94. He was singer, lyricist, actor, public activist and diplomat, regarded as one of the most popular and respected French music artists. In his career long more than 70 years, he wrote and co-wrote 1000 songs, and recorded more than 1200 songs. In 1998, “CNN” named Aznavour “Entertainer of the Century”. In 2017, he was awarded star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”.

On August 24, 1999.

On August 24, 1999, Feist self-released their debut album “Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down)”. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, in Toronto, and was produced by Dan Kurtz.

Personnel:

  • Leslie Feist – vocals, guitar
  • Jamie Shields – keyboards
  • Dan Kurtz – bass
  • Josh Hicks – drums
  • Daniel Stone – percussion
  • Jurij Konje – percussion
  • Daddy Szigeti – string arrangements
  • Akiko Kojima, Sandy Baron – violin
  • Pam Bettger – viola
  • Alex Mac Master – cello
  • Martin Tielli, Andrew Whiteman – guitar
  • Simon Craig – percussion
  • José Contreras- guitar
  • Jason Beck- melodica
  • Dan Kurtz- recording, mixing
  • Eric Ratz – recording
  • Glen Marshall – mixing
  • Noah Mintz – mastering

Track listing:

 

All tracks by Leslie Feist, except: where noted.

  1. It’s Cool to Love Your Family
  2. The Onliest
  3. La Sirena
  4. One Year A.D.
  5. Monarch
  6. That’s What I Say, It’s Not What I Mean
  7. Flight #303
  8. Still True
  9. The Mast
  10. New Torch – Jason Beck

On August 11, 1998.

On August 11, 1998, “A&M” label released “And You Think You Know What Life’s About”, the second Dishwalla studio album. It was “Trackholmes” in Santa Barbara,  “Music Box” in Hollywood, and was produced by Mark Waterman, Scott Alexander, Rodney Browning-Cravens, George Pendergast, J.R. Richards and Jim Wood.

Personnel:

  • Scot Alexander – vocals, bass
  • Rodney Browning-Cravens – vocals, guitars
  • George Pendergast – drums
  • R. Richards – vocals, guitar, additional keyboards
  • Jim Wood – keyboards
  • Uncle Jake Richards – acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Byck, Marc Waterman,David Young – backing vocals
  • Marc Waterman, Jim Wood – engineers
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Andrew Garver – mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. Stay Awake
  2. Once in a While
  3. Bottom of the Floor
  4. Healing Star
  5. Until I Wake Up
  6. 5 Star Day
  7. Truth Serum
  8. So Blind
  9. Gone Upside Down
  10. So Much Time
  11. The Bridge Song
  12. Pop Guru

 

On August 11, 1998.

On August 11, 1998, “Matador” label released “Whitechocolatespaceegg”, the third Liz Phair studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1998, and was produced by Jason Chasko, Scott Litt, Liz Phair and Brad Wood.

Personnel:

  • Liz Phair – vocals, guitar, piano, art direction
  • Leroy Bach– acoustic bass
  • Scott Bennett – organ, bass, drums
  • Bill Berry– bongos
  • Peter Buck– guitar
  • Jason Chasko – bass, guitar, piano, drums, background vocals
  • Nathan December – guitar, electric guitar
  • Tommy Furar – bass
  • John Hiler – organ, piano, keyboards, background vocals
  • Scott Litt– acoustic guitar, bass, harmonica, violin, drums, keyboards, background vocals
  • Scott McCaughey– guitar
  • Mike Mills– bass
  • Troy Niedhart – accordion
  • Ed Tinley – guitar, clapping
  • Randy Wilson – keyboards
  • Brad Wood– organ, bass, guitar, drums, keyboards, background vocals, clapping, drum machine
  • John Hiler, Liquid Grooves, Chris Sabold, David Schiffman, Ed Tinley, Brad Wood – engineers
  • Victor Janacua, Matt Judah, Brad Kopplin, Julie Last, Chris Sabold, Al Sanderson, David Schiffman – assistant engineers
  • Victor Janacua, Tom Lord-Alge, Brad Wood – mixing
  • Ted Jensen, Katrin Thomas – mastering
  • John Hiler, Randy Wilson – programming
  • Liquid Grooves – loops
  • Scott Litt – treatments
  • Frank Longo, Jon Mathias, Mark O – art direction .

Track listing:

All tracks by Liz Phair, except where noted.

  1. White Chocolate Space Egg – Jason Chasko, Liz Phair, Doug Stoley
  2. Big Tall Man – Jason Chasko, Liz Phair
  3. Perfect World
  4. Johnny Feelgood
  5. Polyester Bride
  6. Love Is Nothing
  7. Baby Got Going – Scott Litt, Liz Phair
  8. Uncle Alvarez
  9. Only Son
  10. Go on Ahead
  11. Headache
  12. Ride
  13. What Makes You Happy
  14. Fantasize
  15. Shitloads of Money
  16. Girl’s Room

On July 12, 1999.

On July 12, 1999, “Island” label released “Before the Calm”, the debut Witness album. It was recorded 1998–1999 at “Rockfield Studios” in Wales, and was produced by Phil Vinall.

Personnel:

  • Gerard Starkie – vocals, guitars
  • Ray Chan – guitars
  • Dylan Keeton – bass
  • John Langley – drums
  • Julian Pransky-Poole – additional instrumentation
  • Paul Read – engineer
  • Phelan Kane – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton and John Langley, except where noted.

  1. Second Life
  2. Scars
  3. Freezing Over Morning
  4. Hijacker
  5. My Own Old Song
  6. So Far Gone
  7. Cause and Effect
  8. Heirloom – Gerard Starke, Ray Chan, Dylan Keeton, John Langley,, Harte
  9. Audition
  10. My Friend Will See Me Through
  11. Still

 

On July 6, 1999.

On July 6, 1999, “Portrait” label released “Can’t Get There from Here”, the ninth Great White studio album. It was recorded May – June 1998, at “710 Studios”, “Redondo Beach” and “The Barn Studio” in Santa Rosa, California, and was produced by Jack Blades and Don Dokken.

Personnel:

  • Jack Russell- lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Mark Kendall- guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Michael Lardie- guitar, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals, engineer
  • Sean McNabb– bass
  • Audie Desbrow– drums
  • Jack Blades– backing vocals
  • Rob Easterday, Ken Koroshetz – assistant engineers
  • Noel Golden – mixing
  • David Donnelly – mastering
  • Hooshik – art direction
  • Paul McPhee– cover art concept, cover art
  • Stephen Stickler – photography
  • Jim Warren– cover art

Track listing:

  1. Rollin’ Stoned – Michael Lardie, Jack Russell, Jack Blades
  2. Ain’t No Shame – Michael Lardie, Jack Russell, Don Dokken, Jack Blades
  3. Silent Night – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie, Jack Blades
  4. Saint Lorraine – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie, Jack Blades
  5. In the Tradition – Gary Burr, Jack Blade
  6. Freedom Song – Mark Kendall, Jack Russell, Michael Lardie
  7. Gone to the Dogs – Jack Russell, Mark Kendall, Michael Lardie, Don Dokken
  8. Wooden Jesus – Michael Lardie, Jack Russell, Don Dokken
  9. Sister Mary – Michael Lardie, Alan Niven
  10. Loveless Age – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie, Jack Blades
  11. Psychedelic Hurricane – Jack Russell, Todd Griffin, Tim Henley
  12. Hey Mister – Jack Russell, Michael Lardie