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On November 30, 1999.

On November 30, 1999, Don Francis Bowman “Sugarcane” Harris died aged 61. He was musician (violin, guitar), a pioneer in amplification of the violin. He was member of the doo-wop band The Squires, the duo Don and Dewey, Pure Food and Drug Act, performed with Little Richard, recorded and performed with John Mayall & the Bluesbrakers, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, John Lee Hooker, Harvey Mandel, Tupelo Chain Sex, Johnny Otis, Billy Bang, Freddie Roulette, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. As leader Harris released nine albums.wnie McGhee,

On November 23, 1999.

On November 23, 1999, “Elektra” label released “Blue”, the second Third Eye Blind studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar, Kevin Cadogan, and Brad Hargreaves.

Personnel:

  • Stephan Jenkins – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kevin Cadogan – lead guitar
  • Arion Salazar – bass
  • Brad Hargreaves – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephan Jenkins, except where noted.

  1. Anything
  2. Wounded – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  3. 10 Days Late – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar
  4. Never Let You Go
  5. Deep Inside of You
  6. 1000 July’s – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  7. An Ode to Maybe – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  8. The Red Summer Sun – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  9. Camouflage – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  10. Father
  11. Slow Motion
  12. Darkness – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  13. Darwin” (Darwin” ends at 3:50. After 10 minutes 53 seconds of silence, hidden track The Red Summer Sun (extended coda] begins 14 minutes 43 seconds into Track 13) – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar

On October 25, 2000.

On October 25,, 2000, “EMI Music Japan” label released “Tuscany”, the twelve Renaissance album. It was recorded 1987 – 1999, at “Astra Studio” in Monks Horton, Kent, England, and was produced by Michael Dunford, Annie Haslam, Roy Wood, Hal Jay Greene and Jim Wood.

Personnel:

  • Annie Haslam – lead and backing vocals
  • Michael Dunford – guitars
  • Terence Sullivan – drums
  • Mickey Simmonds – keyboards, orchestral arrangements
  • John Tout – piano, harpsicord, keyboards
  • Roy Wood – bass, keyboards, percussion, orchestral arrangements, backing vocals
  • Alex Caird – bass guitar
  • Rob Williams, David Woolgar – engineer, mixing
  • David Ivory & Cheek – mastering
  • Hal Jay Greene, Jim Wood – executive producers

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Dunford and Annie Haslam.

  1. Lady from Tuscany
  2. Pearls of Wisdom
  3. Eva’s Pond
  4. Dear Landseer
  5. In the Sunshine
  6. In My Life
  7. The Race
  8. Dolphin’s Prayer
  9. Life in Brazil
  10. One Thousand Roses

On October 24, 2000.

On October 24, 2000, “Blue Note” label released “The Dropper”, the tenth Medeski, Martin & Wood album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, at “Shacklyn” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by John Medeski, Billy Martin, and Chris Wood.

Personnel:

  • John Medeski – keyboards
  • Billy Martin – drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood – basses
  • Marshall Allen – alto sax
  • Marc Ribot – guitars
  • Eddie Bobe – congas
  • Paula Potocki – surdo
  • Charlie Burnham – violin
  • Joan Wasser – violin
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Scotty Hard, David Baker – engineer, mixing
  • Phillip Harvey – engineer assistant
  • Phil Painson – engineer assistant
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Andy Van Dette – mastering assistant
  • Chippy- art direction, design
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

  1. We Are Rolling
  2. Big Time
  3. Fèlic
  4. Partido Alto
  5. Illinization
  6. Bone Digger
  7. Note Bleu
  8. The Dropper
  9. Philly Cheese Blunt
  10. Sun Sleigh
  11. Tsukemono
  12. Shacklyn Knights
  13. Norah 6

On October 19, 1999.

On October 19, 1999, “Blue Note” label released “Drums Around the Corner”, album by Art Blakey, recorded in 1958, but not released until 1999. The first session was recorded in November 1958, at “Manhattan Towers” in New York City, and was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder. The second session was recorded in March 1959, at the “Van Gelder Studio” in Hackensack, NJ, and was recorded by Rudy Van Gelder. The album was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Art Blakey – drums, timpani
  • Lee Morgan – trumpet
  • Bobby Timmons – piano
  • Jymie Merritt – bass
  • Paul Chambers – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones – drums, timpani
  • Roy Haynes – drums
  • Ray Barretto – congas

Track listing:

All tracks by Art Blakey, except where noted.

  1. Moose the Mooche – Charlie Parker
  2. Blakey’s Blues
  3. Lee’s Tune – Lee Morgan
  4. Let’s Take 16 Bars
  5. Drums in the Rain
  6. Lover – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  7. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Irving Berlin
  8. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter

On October 19, 1999.

On October 19, 1999, “ECM” label released “A Long Time Ago”, the 16th Kenny Wheeler album. It was recorded September 1997 – January 1998, at “Gateway Studio” in Kingston, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Wheeler – flugelhorn
  • John Taylor – piano
  • John Parricelli – guitar
  • Derek Watkins, John Barclay, Henry Lowther, Ian Hamer – trumpet
  • Pete Beachill, Mark Nightingale, Richard Edwards- trombone
  • Sarah Williams, Dave Stewart – bass trombone
  • Tony Faulkner – conductor

Track listing:

All tracks by Kenny Wheeler.

  1. The Long Time Ago Suite
  2. One Plus Three (Version 1)
  3. Ballad for a Dead Child
  4. Eight Plus Three / Alice My Dear
  5. Going for Baroque
  6. Gnu Suite
  7. One Plus Three (Version 2)

on october 14, 1999.

On October 14, 1999, “ECM” label released “The Melody at Night, with You”, the 23rd Keith Jarrett solo piano album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Cavelight Studio” in New Jersey, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Keith Jarrettt.

Personnel:

  • Keith Jarrett – piano, engineer
  • Daniela Nowitzki – cover photography
  • Rose Anne Jarrett – liner photography
  • Sascha Kleis – design

Track listing:

  1. I Loves You, Porgy – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward
  2. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) – Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  3. Don’t Ever Leave Me – Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern
  4. Someone to Watch over Me – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  5. My Wild Irish Rose – traditional
  6. Blame It on My Youth/Meditation – Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant, Keith Jarrett
  7. Something to Remember You By – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  8. Be My Love – Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn
  9. Shenandoah – traditional
  10. I’m Through With Love – Gus Kahn, Fud Livingston, Matty Malneck

On October 5, 1999.

On October 5, 1999, “MCA” label released “Let the Good Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan”, the thirty seventh B. B. King studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Cello Recording” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Stewart Levine.

Personnel:

  • B.B. King – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Dr. John – piano, additional vocals
  • Neil Larsen – Hammond organ, piano
  • Hank Crawford – alto saxophone
  • David “Fathead” Newman – tenor saxophone
  • Marcus Belgrave – trumpet
  • Russell Malone – rhythm guitar
  • John Heard – bass guitar
  • Earl Palmer – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion

Track listing:

  1. Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens – Joan Whitney Kramer, Alex Kramer
  2. Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Billy Austin, Louis Jordan
  3. Beware, Brother, Beware – Dick Adams, Morry Lasco, Fleecie Moore
  4. Somebody Done Changed the Lock on My Door – Casey Bill Weldon , Will Weldon
  5. Ain’t That Just Like a Woman (They’ll Do It Every Time) – Claude Demetrius, Fleecie Moore
  6. Choo Choo Ch’Boogie – Vaughn Horton, Denver Darling, Milt Gabler
  7. Buzz Me – Danny Baxter, Fleecie Moore
  8. Early in the Mornin’ – Joe Josea, B.B. King, traditional
  9. I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town – Andy Razaf, Will Weldon
  10. Jack, You’re Dead
  11. Knock Me a Kiss
  12. Let the Good Times Roll
  13. Caldonia
  14. It’s a Great, Great Pleasure
  15. Rusty Dusty Blues
  16. Sure Had a Wonderful Time Last Night
  17. Saturday Night Fish Fry
  18. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out

On October 4, 1999.

On October 4, 1999, “ECM” label released “Prime Directive”, the twelve Dave Holland album. It was recorded in December 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New Your City, and was produced by Dave Holland.

Personnel:

  • Dave Holland – double bass
  • Chris Potter – soprano, alto and tenor saxophone
  • Robin Eubanks – trombone
  • Steve Nelson – vibraphone, marimba
  • Billy Kilson – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Holland except where noted.

  1. Prime Directive
  2. Looking Up
  3. Make Believe
  4. A Seeking Spirit – Robin Eubanks
  5. High Wire – Chris Potter
  6. Jugglers Parade
  7. Candelight Vigil – Steve Nelson
  8. Wonders Never Cease – Billy Kilson
  9. Down Time

On October 1, 1999.

On October 1, 1999, “High Note” label released “Chillin’”, the 29th David “Fathead” Newman album. It was recorded in December 1998, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by David “Fathead” Newman and Houston Person.

Personnel:

  • David “Fathead” Newman– soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, flute
  • John Hicks– piano
  • Bryan Carrott– vibraphone
  • Steve Novosel– bass
  • Winard Harper– drums
  • Cadino Newman – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Take the Coltrane – Duke Ellington
  2. Return to Paradise – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  3. The Whole Tzimmes – David “Fathead” Newman
  4. These Foolish Things – Jack Strachey, Holt Marvell, Harry Link
  5. Invitation – Bronisław Kaper, Paul Francis Webster
  6. Chillin’ – David “Fathead” Newman
  7. Caravan – Juan Tizol, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills
  8. Red Top – Lionel Hampton, Ben Kynard